Aug 26 2016

Main trailer for movie “Birthday Card”

Main trailer added for upcoming movie “Birthday Card” starring Ai Hashimoto & Aoi Miyazaki. Movie is written and directed by Yasuhiro Yoshida (“Enoshima Prism“).

Story for “Birthday Card” revolves around Noriko (Ai Hashimoto) who is set to marry. She receives birthday cards from her mother (Aoi Miyazaki) annually. Her mother actually passed away when she was young, but she penned the birthday cards before her death and to be mailed to her daughter annually.

“Birthday Card” will be released October 22, 2016 in Japan.

 

Aug 25 2016

Ren Kiriyama cast in live-action film “Laughing Under the Clouds”

Ren Kiriyama is cast in upcoming live-action film “Laughing Under the Clouds” starring Sota FukushiYuma NakayamaKirato Wakayama.

For live-action film “Laughing Under the Clouds,” Ren Kiriyama will play Shirasu Kinjo. Shirasu Kinjo suffers a serious injury and collapses at the Kumo shrine. He is saved by Tenka Kumo (Sota Fukushi ). Since then, Shirasu Kinjo lives with Tenka Kumo and his two younger brothers Soramaru (Yuma Nakayama) and Chutaro (Kirato Wakayama). Shirasu Kinjo becomes best friends with Tenka Kumo and cares about his two younger brothers like they were his own brothers.

“Laughing Under the Clouds” will be released sometime 2017 in Japan.

Aug 22 2016

New Erika Toda still images from live-action film “Death Note: Light Up The New World”

Here’s new still images of actress Erika Toda in upcoming live-action film “Death Note: Light Up The New World.” The scene from the still images was filmed in mid-February, 2016 at the Telecom Center building in Tokyo. Sosuke Ikematsu and Masaki Suda also appear in the scene along with about 300 extras appearing in the background.

“Death Note: Light Up The New World” will open October 29, 2016 in Japan.

Aug 22 2016

Supporting cast for movie “Shinobi no Kuni”

Supporting cast added for upcoming movie “Shinobi no Kuni” starring Satoshi Ono. Cast in supporting roles for the film are Satomi Ishihara, Ryohei Suzuki, Yusuke Iseya, Yuri Chinen (‘Hey! Say! JUMP’), Yuna Taira, Makita Sports, Danshun Tatekawa, Jun Kunimura, Denden, Shinnosuke Mitsushima and Kitaro. Movie is based on 2008 novel “Shinobi no Kuni” by Ryo Wada and directed by Yoshihiro Nakamura.

In the upcoming film, Satomi Ishihara will play Okuni. She is the wife of Mumon (Satoshi Ono). Ryohei Suzuki sill play Heibee Shimoyama. He is the heir of the Shimoyama family. Yuri Chinen will play Nobukatsu Oda. Yusuke Iseya will play Daizen Heki. He is the vassal of Nobukatsu. Yuna Taira will play Rin Kitabatake. She becomes the wife of Nobukatsu through a marriage of convenience

“Shinobi no Kuni” will be released sometime during summer, 2017 in Japan.

Aug 19 2016

Sota Fukushi cast in live-action film “Bleach”

Sota Fukushi is cast in upcoming live-action film “Bleach.” The live-action film is based on popular manga series “BLEACH” by Tite Kubo and directed by Shinsuke Sato (“Gantz“).

In the upcoming live-action film, Sota Fukushi will play main character Ichigo Kurosaki. Ichigo Kurosaki is attacked by evil spirit Hollow and is helped by angel of death Rukia Kuchiki. After Rukia Kuchiki is injured, she attempts to transfer half of her powers to Ichigo to defeat Hollow, but he ends up absorbing almost all of her powers. Hollow is defeated, but Rukia is trapped as a human. Ichigo is then asked to take her position until she recovers.

“Bleach” will be released sometime during 2018 in Japan.

Aug 18 2016

Kasumi Yamaya cast in movie “Cinderella Game”

Kasumi Yamaya is cast in upcoming film “Cinderella Game.” Movie is based on novel “Shinderera Gemu” by Junpei Arai and directed by Hayato Kano. Also cast in the film are Taro Suruga, Airi Shimizu, Hiko Achiha & Arisa Sonohara.

In movie “Cinderella Game,” Kasumi Yamaya plays Sana Haitani. She’s a member of an idol group, but she gets kidnapped and taken to a desolate island. There, she is forced to take part in a death game with other kidnapped idols.

“Cinderella Game” will be released October 1, 2016 in Japan.

Aug 18 2016

Yuki Furukawa cast in live-action film “Laughing Under the Clouds”

Yuki Furukawa is cast in upcoming live-action film “Laughing Under the Clouds” starring Sota Fukushi, Yuma Nakayama and Kirato Wakayama.

In the upcoming live-action film, Yuki Furukawa will play Sousei Abeno – the captain of the Yamainu squad. The Yamainu squad was formed to discover and destroy the giant snake Orochi. Sousei Abeno and Tenka Kumo (Sota Fukushi) were friends since they were both little, but Sousei Abeno can’t forgive Tenka Kumo for leaving the squad.

“Laughing Under the Clouds” will be released sometime next year in Japan.