Jul 19 2017

Anne Suzuki cast in time-travel film “Ashita ni Kakeru Hashi 1989nen no Omoide”

Anne Suzuki is cast for the main character role in movie “Ashita ni Kakeru Hashi 1989nen no Omoide.” Also cast in the film are Misato Tanaka, Itsuji Itao and Akira Takarada and the movie will be directed by Takafumi Ota. Story for “Ashita ni Kakeru Hashi 1989nen no Omoide” has Anne Suzuki playing Miyuki. Her younger sibling died in a car accident in the year 1989 and since the accident her mother became ill and her father drank himself to death. Miyuki believes if she could save her sister from the car accident, her family would be living happily today. Miyuki then travels back in time to the year 1989.

Filming for “Ashita ni Kakeru Hashi 1989nen no Omoide” takes place August, 2017 around Shizuoka Prefecture and the movie will be released sometime next year in Japan.

Jul 19 2017

Poster and main trailer for movie “Wilderness: Part One”

Poster and main trailer added for upcoming boxing film “Wilderness: Part One” starring Masaki Suda and Yang Ik-June. Movie is based on 1966 novel “Aa, Koya” by Shuji Terayama and directed by Yoshiyuki Kishi. The trailer features theme song “Konya” by rock group band “Brahman.”

“Wilderness: Part One” will be released October 7, 2017 and its sequel “Wilderness: Part Two” will be released October 21, 2017 in Japan.

Jul 18 2017

New still images of Yu Aoi in live-action film “Tokyo Ghoul”

Here’s 2 new still images of Yu Aoi in upcoming live-action film “Tokyo Ghoul” starring Masataka Kubota. The still images shows the extreme sides of Rize Kamishiro (Yu Aoi). The still image on the left is of smart and sweet Rise Kamishiro. She enjoys reading mystery novels by Sen Takatsuki. The still image on the right is of Rise Kamishiro as a ghoul. When she eats humans, her eyes turn red.

“Tokyo Ghoul” opens July 29, 2017 in Japan.

Jul 17 2017

Masahiro Higashide, Mackenyu Arata and Aoi Morikawa cast in movie “Over Drive”

Masahiro Higashide, Mackenyu Arata and Aoi Morikawa are cast in new movie “Over Drive.” In addition, Takumi Kitamura (‘Dish’), Keita Machida andKotaro Yoshida are cast in supporting roles. Screenplay is written by Sayaka Kuwamura and the movie will be directed by Eiichiro Hasumi. Story for “Over Drive” will follow the volatile relationship between two brothers who work in the racing car word. The older brother Atsuhiro Hiyama (Masahiro Higashide) is an engineer for a race car company and the younger brotherNaozumi Hiyama (Mackenyu Arata) is a talented driver for the same company. They constantly fight though over the younger brother’s reckless driving style. Meanwhile, Hikaru Endo (Aoi Morikawa) becomes his manager.

“Over Drive” will be released sometime next year in Japan.

Jul 13 2017

Trailer and character posters for live-action film “Fullmetal Alchemist”

Main trailer added for upcoming live-action film “Fullmetal Alchemist” starring Ryosuke Yamada and Tsubasa Honda. Movie is based on manga series”Hagane no Renkinjutsushi” by Hiromu Arakawa.

In addition, here’s 3 character posters for “Fullmetal Alchemist.” The character posters are of (top) Tsubasa Honda and Alphonse, (middle) Ryuta Sato, Misako Renbutsu, Dean Fujioka and (bottom) Kanata Hongo, Yasuko Matsuyuki and Shinji Uchiyama.

“Fullmetal Alchemist” will be released December 1, 2017 in Japan.

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Jul 10 2017

Ryo Yoshizawa, Yuko Araki & Yosuke Sugino cast in live-action film “Anoko no Toriko”

Ryo Yoshizawa, Yuko Araki & Yosuke Sugino are cast for upcoming live-action film “Anoko no Toriko” Movie is based on the manga of same name by Yuki Shiraishi and directed by first time movie director Ryo Miyawaki. Story for “Anoko no Toriko” involves three childhood friends who vowed that they would become stars, but they eventually went their separate ways. Now as high school students, Shizuku Tachibana (Yuko Araki) is a model and Subaru Tojo (Yosuke Sugino) is an actor, but Yori Suzuki (Ryo Yoshizawa) is a plain high school student with glasses. Both boys also have feelings for Shizuku Tachibana.

“Anoko no Toriko” will be released sometime next year in Japan.