Kento Yamazaki is cast in live-action film “The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.” Movie is based on manga series “Saiki Kusuo no Sainan” by Shuichi Aso and will be directed by Yuichi Fukuda. In the upcoming film, Kento Yamazaki will play 16-year-old Kusuo Saiki. He was born with super psychic powers, but he hides his powers because he wants to live a normal life.
Filming for “The Disastrous Life of Saiki K” begins autumn, 2016 in Japan.
Main trailer for upcoming movie “Scoop!” starring Masaharu Fukuyama & Fumi Nikaido. Movie is a remake of 1985 film “Tosha 1/250 byo Out of Focus” and is directed by Hitoshi One.
“Scoop!” will be released October 1, 2016 in Japan.
New teaser poster for upcoming live-action film “Death Note: Light Up The New World” starring Masahiro Higashide, Sosuke Ikematsu & Masaki Suda. “Death Note: Light Up The New World” will be released October 29, 2016 in Japan.
Teaser trailer added for movie “Haruko Azumi Is Missing” starring Yu Aoi, Huwie Ishizaki & Mitsuki Takahata. Movie is based on 2013 novel “Azumi Haruko wa Yukuefumei” by Mariko Yamauchi and directed by Daigo Matsui.
“Haruko Azumi Is Missing” will be released December, 2016 in Japan.
Sota Fukushi is cast in new movie “Chotto Ima Kara Shigoto Yamete Kuru.” The film is based on light novel “Chotto Ima Kara Shigoto Yamete Kuru” by Emi Kitagawa and directed by Izuru Narushima. Also cast in supporting roles are Asuka Kudo, Haru Kuroki, Eiko Koike & Kotaro Yoshida. In the film “Chotto Ima Kara Shigoto Yamete Kuru,” Sota Fukushi plays a mysterious man Yamamoto. He saves an overworked man’s (Asuka Kudo) life when he collapses at the train station. The true identity of Yamamoto is revealed.
Filming for “Chotto Ima Kara Shigoto Yamete Kuru” begins Augsut, 2016 and the movie will be released sometime during summer, 2017 in Japan.
Teaser poster added for upcoming movie “Oke Rojin” starring Anne Watanabe. Movie features the first time Anne Watanabe plays the main character in movie. Story for “Oke Rojin” is based on 2008 novel of same name by Gen Araki (“A Boy and His Samurai“).
Release date for “Oke Rojin” is now set for November 11, 2016 in Japan.
Teaser trailer added for upcoming movie “A Man Called Pirate” (literal title) starring Junichi Okada. Movie is based on 2012 novel “Kaizoku to Yobareta Otoko” by Naoki Hyakuta.
“A Man Called Pirate” will be released December 10, 2016 in Japan.
Teaser poster added for upcoming live-action film “One Week Friends” starring Kento Yamazaki & Haruna Kawaguchi. Movie is based on manga series “Isshukan Friends” by Matcha Hazuki and directed by Shosuke Murakami (“Train Man“). Teaser poster also reveals the movie will be released February 18, 2017 in Japan.
Masaki Suda & Yang Ik-June are cast in new movie “Aa, Koya.” The film is based on the novel 1966 novel “Aa, Koya” by Shuji Terayama and directed by Zenko Kishi (“Double Life“). In the film, Masaki Suda plays Shinji. His character came out of a youth detention center and later goes to a boxing gym. There he meets Barikan (Yang Ik-June) – a man with a speech impediment and extreme shyness. They become friends and pursue boxing while surrounded by bleakness. Yang Ik-June is the South Korean actor/director who directed 2009 film “Breathless.”
“Aa, Koya” will be released sometime next year in Japan.
Trailer for upcoming movie “Shippu Rondo” starring Hiroshi Abe, Tadayoshi Okura (Kanjani Eight) & Yuko Oshima (ex-AKB48). Movie is based on 2013 novel “Shippu Rondo” by Keigo Higashino.
“Shippu Rondo” will be released November 26, 2016 in Japan.