Main trailer for upcoming movie “Wet Woman in the Wind” starring Tasuku Nagaoka & Yuki Mamiya. Movie is written and directed by Akihiko Shiota (“Harmful Insect“). The film is also the second Nikkatsu release in their 5 part “Roman Porno Reboot Project” to mark the 45th anniversary of their Roman Porno pink films. The quirky sex-comedy film follows a former Tokyo playwright (Tasuku Nagaoka) who attempts to live a quiet life in a rural mountain area. He then meets a spunky woman (Yuki Mamiya) who just won’t take no for an answer.
“Wet Woman in the Wind” will be released December 17, 2016 in Japan.
Tori Matsuzaka is set to voice new God of Death character Bepo in upcoming live-action film “Death Note: Light Up The New World” starring Masahiro Higashide, Sosuke Ikematsu & Masaki Suda. In “Death Note: Light Up The New World,” Bepo confronts Private Investigator Ryuzaki played by Sosuke Ikematsu.
“Death Note: Light Up The New World” opens October 29, 2016 in Japan.
Arata Iura, Eita, Kyoko Hasegawa and Manami Hashimoto are all cast in upcoming movie “Hikari.” The film is based on 2008 novel “Hikari” by Shion Miura (“The Great Passage“/”Wood Job!“) and directed by Tatsushi Omori. Story centers around Nobuyuki (Arate Iura) who lived on an island as a child and committed a crime to protect his girlfriend (Kyoko Hasegawa). A tsunami struck the island the next day. 25 years later, he meets his childhood friend Tasuku (Eita).
“Hikari” will be released fall, 2017 in Japan.
Main trailer & poster added for upcoming movie “Japanese Girls Never Die” starring Yu Aoi & Mitsuki Takahata. Movie is based on 2013 novel “Azumi Haruko wa Yukuefumei” by Mariko Yamauchi and directed by Daigo Matsui.
“Japanese Girls Never Die” opens December 3, 2016 in Japan.
Takaya Yamauchi, Masato Wada, Eisaku Yoshida and Keiko Takeshita are cast in supporting roles for upcoming movie “Hana Ikusa.” Movie is directed by Tetsuo Shinohara and based on the 2011 novel “Hana Ikusa” by Tadashi Onitsuka.
In the upcoming film Takaya Yamauchi will play Senbaku. His character is a senior pupil of Buddhist Monk Senko (Mansai Nomura). Masato Wada will play Senbu. His character is a younger pupil of Senko. Eisaku Yoshida will play Mitsunari Ishida. He is a military commander. Keiko Takeshita will play Buddhist nun Jochin.
“Hana Ikusa” is now scheduled for release June 3, 2017 in Japan.
Main trailer added for upcoming live-action film “Kyo no Kira-kun” starring Taishi Nakagawa & Marie Iitoyo. Movie is based on manga series “Kyo no Kira kun” by Rin Mikimoto and directed by Yasuhiro Kawamura.
“Kyo no Kira-kun” will be released February 25, 2017 in Japan.
Teaser trailer added for upcoming movie “Sakurada Reset 1” starring Shuhei Nomura & Yuina Kuroshima. Movie is based on 2009 light novel “Sakurada Risetto” by Yutaka Kono. In the film, Shuhei Nomura and Yuina Kuroshima play teens with supernatural powers. The boy is able to remember everything and the girl is able to go back in time by 3 days. Together, they can go back in time and retain their memory.
“Sakurada Reset 1” will be released sometime spring, 2017 in Japan.
Shota Sometani is cast in upcoming movie “Kukai” which is co-production between China and Japan. The movie will be directed by Chen Kaige and is based on 2004 novel “Samon Kukai Tou no Kuni nite Oni to Utagesu” by Baku Yumemakura.
In the upcoming film, Shota Sometani will play Buddhist monk Kukai. He travels to China to learn about the culture and the people there. In China, he becomes involved in a mystery.
Poster added for movie “Kimi to 100 Kaime no Koi” starring Kentaro Sakaguchi & Miwa. Story for “Kimi to 100 Kaime no Koi” revolves around college student Riku Hasegawa (Kentaro Sakaguchi). He gets into an accient and wakes up a week before his accident.
“Kimi to 100 Kaime no Koi” will be released February 4, 2017 in Japan.
Satoshi Tsumabuki will appear in upcoming live-action film “Museum” as the man wearing the frog mask. His character is a notorious murderer and he calls himself an artist. Movie “Museum” is based on manga series “Museum” by Ryosuke Tomoe and stars Shun Oguri as Detective Hisashi Sawamura.
In addition, a second trailer has been added on AsianWiki which reveals Satoshi Tsumabuki’s appearance in the film. “Museum” will be released November 12, 2016 in Japan.