Here’s 3 new still images for upcoming live-action film “One Week Friends” starring Kento Yamazaki & Haruna Kawaguchi. Movie is based on manga series “Isshukan Friends” by Matcha Hazuki & directed by Shosuke Murakami (“Train Man“).
“One Week Friends” will be released February 18, 2017 in Japan.
Mei Nagano, Shohei Miura and Aran Shirahama (‘GENERATIONS’) are all cast in new live-action film “Daytime Shooting Star.” The live-action film is based on manga series “Hirunaka no Ryuusei” by Mika Yamamori and will be directed by Takehiko Shinjo (“I Give My First Love to You“).
In the movie, Mei Nagano plays Suzume Yosano. She moves to Tokyo from the countryside and begins attending a high school there. She has never had a boyfriend before, but she falls for her homeroom teacher played by Shohei Miura. Meanwhile, her classmate played by Aran Shirahama develops a crush on her.
“Daytime Shooting Star” will be released March 24, 2017 in Japan.
Masami Nagasawa is cast in upcoming Fuji TV drama SP “Kimi ni Sasageru Emblem” starring Sho Sakurai. The drama special is based on a true story and depicts the life of promising soccer player (Sho Sakurai) who becomes involved in a car accident. The car accident leads to the soccer player becoming wheelchair bound for the rest of his life. In the drama special, Masami Nagasawa will play the soccer player’s wife Miki Nagakawa.
“Kimi ni Sasageru Emblem” will air sometime January, 2017 in Japan.
First teaser trailer added for upcoming movie “L” starring Alice Hirose & Yuki Furukawa. Movie is based on the album “L” by musical group “Acid Black Cherry.”
The still images above are of Yuki Furukawa, Yuta Hiraoka & Mihiro. In the film, Yuki Furukawa plays Ovesu. He has loved the woman L (Alice Hirose) for his entire life. Yuta Hiraoka plays a member of a theatrical company in the film and Mihiro plays a former bank clerk.
Release date for “L” is now set for November 25, 2016 in Japan.
Main poster and main trailer for live-actin film “Mischievous Kiss The Movie: High School” starring Kanta Sato & Reina Visa. Movie is based on popular manga series “Itazura na Kiss” by Kaoru Tada.
“Mischievous Kiss The Movie: High School” will be released November 25, 2016 in Japan.
Main trailer added for movie “The Old Capital” starring Yasuko Matsuyuki, Ai Hashimoto & Riko Narumi. Movie is based on 1962 novel “Koto” by Yasunari Kawabata which has been adapted previously into 1963 film “Twin Sisters of Kyoto” and 1980 film “Koto.”
“The Old Capital” will be released December 3, 2016 in Japan.
Main trailer added for upcoming movie “Girls in the Dark” (“Ankoku Joshi”) starring Fumika Shimizu & Marie Iitoyo. Movie is based on novel “Ankoku Joshi” by Rikako Akiyoshi. Story for “Girls in the Dark” revolves around the death of a student at an all-girls high school.
“Girls in the Dark” will be released April 1, 2017 in Japan.
Main trailer added for movie “Survival Family” starring Fumiyo Kohinata, Eri Fukatsu, Yuki Izumisawa & Wakana Aoi. Movie is written and directed by Shinobu Yaguchi (“Waterboys“/”Swing Girls“/”Wood Job!“). The unusual premise for the film is set during a world wide electrical outage. The city of Tokyo has gone into ruins because of the outage and a man (Fumiyo Kohinata) decides to get his family out of the city.
“Survival Family” will be released February 11, 2017.
Kenichi Matsuyama will appear as L in upcoming live-action film “Death Note: Light Up The New World.” It has been 8 years since Kenichi Matsuyama last performed as L in spin-off film “L: Change the World.” He has also appeared in 2006 films “Death Note” and “Death Note: The Last Name” as L.
“Death Note: Light Up The New World” will premiere October 29, 2016 in Japan.
Main trailer added for movie “Shimajima Kaisha” starring Aoi Ito & Sakura Ando. Movie is directed by Kaze Shindo and written by Kenichiro Isoda. Story for the film revolves around a violinist (Sakura Ando) who visits a small island for a concert and a young girl (Aoi Ito) on the island with enhanced hearing.
“Shimajima Kaisha” will be released January 21, 2017 in Japan.