Trailer added for upcoming movie “The Last Cop: The Movie” starring Toshiaki Karasawa & Masataka Kubota. Movie is a remake of German TV show “Der letzte Bulle.” Story for the film follows police officer Kosuke Kyogoku (Toshiaki Karasawa) who wakes up from a coma after 30 years. He is paired with young timid police officer Ryota Mochizuki (Masataka Kubota) as he goes after the criminal who caused him to go into a coma.
“The Last Cop: The Movie” opens May 3, 2017 in Japan.
Trailer added for sequel film “Sagrada Reset Part 2” (English title) starring Shuhei Nomura, Yuina Kuroshima & Yuna Taira. Movie is based on light novel “Sakurada Risetto” by Yutaka Kono and follows “Sagrada Reset Part 1” which will be released March 25, 2017 in Japan.
“Sagrada Reset Part 2” opens May 13, 2017 in Japan.
Main trailer & poster added for upcoming movie “The Tokyo Night Sky Is Always the Densest Shade of Blue” starring Shizuka Ishibashi & Sosuke Ikematsu. Movie is directed by Yuya Ishii and based on the poetry book “Yozora wa Itsudemo Saiko Mitsudo no Aoiro da” by Tahi Saihate. “The Tokyo Night Sky Is Always the Densest Shade of Blue” had its world premiere in the Forum section at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival and will have its general release May 13, 2017 in Japan.
Natsumi Okamoto is cast in new live-action film “Joryu Tohaiden Aki.” The film is based on manga series “Aki” by Keiji Hanasaki & Mitsuru Osaki, which is itself based on the life of professional mahjong player Aki Nikaido. Movie will be directed by Yutaro Nakamura and distributed by AMG Entertainment.
“Joryu Tohaiden Aki” will be released sometime this summer in Japan.
Here’s two posters for upcoming film “Before We Vanish” starring Masami Nagasawa & Ryuhei Matsuda. Movie is directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa and based on play “Sanpo Suru Shinryakusha.” Story for “Before We Vanish” revolves around a husband (Ryuhei Matsuda) who goes missing for a week and when he returns, he has a completely different personality. The husband eventually confesses he is an alien and came to invade the planet.
“Before We Vanish” opens September 9, 2017.
Main trailer added for upcoming movie “I Want to Eat Your Pancreas” (literal title) starring Takumi Kitamura, Minami Hamabe, Shun Oguri & Keiko Kitagawa. Movie is based on best-selling novel “Kimi no Suizo wo Tabetai” by Yoru Sumino. Movie is set in the romance genre and follows I, Sakura Yamauchi and Kyoko. I learned in high school that Sakura Yamauchi has a fatal pancreatic disease. In the present day, I is set to marry Kyoko who was friends with Sakura Yamauchi in high school.
“I Want to Eat Your Pancreas” opens July 28, 2017 in Japan.
Here’s the first still image of Mugi Kadowaki in upcoming movie “Sekai wa Kyou kara Kimi no Mono.” In the film, Mugi Kadowaki plays Masami Konuma. Her character is a hikkimori and otaku. Thanks to her father, she gets a job as an illustrator for a video gaming company.
Release date for “Sekai wa Kyou kara Kimi no Mono” is now set for July 15, 2017 in Japan.
Fumi Nikaido & Ryo Yoshizawa are cast in live-action film “River’s Edge.” The film is based on manga series “River’s Edge” by Kyoko Okazaki (“Helter Skelter“) and directed by Isao Yukisada.
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Teaser trailer and poster added for upcoming movie “Tori Girl” starring Tao Tsuchiya, Shotaro Mamiya & Mahiro Takasugi. Movie is based on novel “Tori Garu!” by Kou Nakamura & directed by Tsutomu Hanabusa. Story revolves around a high school flying club and a love triangle between members.
“Tori Girl” will be released September 1, 2017 in Japan.