Jul 9 2016

Supporting cast for live-action film “P and JK”

Supporting cast has been announced for upcoming live-action film “P and JK” starring Kazuya Kamenashi (‘KAT-TUN’) and Tao Tsuchiya. Now cast in supporting roles are Mahiro Takasugi, Tina Tamashiro, Daigo Nishihata, Aya Omasa , Jun Murakami , Rie Tomosaka and Tomorowo Taguchi. Movie is based on manga series “P to JK” by Maki Miyoshi and directed by Ryuichi Hiroki.

In the upcoming film Mahiro Takasugi will play disorderly student Heisuke Okami. Tina Tamashiro will play Mikado Yaguchi. Her character is friends with Kako (Tao Tsuchiya). Daigo Nishihata will play Jiro Nagakura. His character is classmates with Kako. Aya Omasa will play Fumi Komori. Her character is a police colleague of Kota (Kazuya Kamenashi). Jun Murakami & Rie Tomosaka will play parents of Kako. Finally, Tomorowo Taguchi will play Shuichi Yamamoto. His character is senior police colleague of Kota.

“P and JK” will be released sometime during spring, 2017 in Japan.

Jul 9 2016

Taishi Nakagawa & Marie Iitoyo cast in live-action film “Kyo no Kira-kun”

Taishi Nakagawa & Marie Iitoyo are cast in live-action film “Kyo no Kira-kun.” Movie is based on manga series “Kyo no Kira kun” by Rin Mikimoto and directed Yasuhiro Kawamura (“L-DK“). In live-action film “Kyo no Kira-kun,” Taishi Nakagawa & Marie Iitoyo play high school classmates who are also next door neighbors. Taishi Nakagawa’s character is terminally ill and only has a year to live.

“Kyo no Kira-kun” opens February 25, 2017 in Japan.

Jul 8 2016

Teaser poster and release date for movie “My Dad and Mr. Ito”

Teaser poster and release date added for upcoming movie “My Dad and Mr. Ito” starring Juri Ueno, Lily Franky & Tatsuya Fuji. Movie is based on novel “Otousan to Itou san” by Hinako Nakazawa and directed Yuki Tanada (“One Million Yen and the Nigamushi Woman“). Premise for the film has Juri Ueno played a 30 something year old woman living with her boyfriend, played by Lily Franky, who is 20 years her senior.  Then out of the blue, the woman’s father, played by Tatsuya Fuji, appears and moves in with them.

“My Dad and Mr. Ito” is now scheduled to be released October 8, 2016 in Japan.

Jul 7 2016

Supporting cast for live-action film “March Comes in Like a Lion”

Supporting cast added for upcoming live-action film “March Comes in Like a Lion” starring Ryunosuke Kamiki. Now cast in supporting roles are Kuranosuke Sasaki, Hideaki Ito, Ryo Kase, Kana Kurashina, Kaya Kiyohara, Chise Niitsu, Gin Maeda, Kasumi Arimura and Etsushi Toyokawa. Movie is based on manga series “San gatsu no Lion” by Chica Umino.

In the upcoming film, Kuranosuke Sasaki, Hideaki Ito and Ryo Kase will play shogi players. Kana Kurashina, Kaya Kiyohara and Chise Niitsu will play the three sisters of the Kawamoto family. Kasumi Arimura will play Kyoko Koda. Her character is a non blood related sister of Rei (Ryunosuke Kamiki). Etsushi Toyokawa will play Sachika Koda. He is the father of Kyoko Koda and friend of Rei’s late father. He also taught Rei shogi.

“March Comes in Like a Lion” will be released sometime during spring, 2017 and its sequel “March Comes in Like a Lion 2” will also be released spring, 2017 in Japan.

Jul 6 2016

Teaser #2 + Renji Ishibashi cast in live-action film “Higanjima: Vampire Island”

Renji Ishibashi is cast in upcoming live-action film “Higanjima: Vampire Island” starring Shunya Shiraishi, Ryohei Suzuki and Minami Sakurai. In the live-action film, Renji Ishibashi will voice the character of Ryunosuke Aoyama. His character is also known as Shisho and is the leader of the resistance group of vampires.

In addition, a second teaser trailer can be viewed at AsianWiki that shows Renji Ishibashi as Shunya Shiraishi. “Higanjima: Vampire Island” will be released October 15, 2016 in Japan.

 

Jul 5 2016

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

Here’s the first still image of Erika Today in upcoming live-action film “Death Note: Light Up The New World.” In the scene, Misa Amane (Erika Toda) looks at a Death Note which she is holding in a dressing room. Misa Amane has lost her memory about the Death Note since she lost ownership of a Death Note 10 years ago.

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