Oct 12 2016

Mei Nagano, Shohei Miura and Aran Shirahama cast in live-action film “Daytime Shooting Star”

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.

Oct 12 2016

Masami Nagasawa cast in Fuji TV drama SP “Kimi ni Sasageru Emblem”

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.

Oct 10 2016

Teaser trailer and new stills for movie “L”

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.

Oct 7 2016

Main trailer for movie “Survival Family”

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.