Jul 15 2016

Casting announced for movie “Juushi no Yoru”

Casting has been announced for new movie “Juushi no Yoru” (literally “14’s Night”). Cast in the film are Naoki Inukai, Ken Mitsuishi, Mari Hamada, Mugi Kadowaki, Masato Wada, Nana Asakawa (‘SUPER☆GiRLS’) and Kentaro. Naoki Inukai is a rookie teen actor and he landed the lead role after taking part in auditions that included 750 other participants. The film is also the first film directed by screenwriter Shin Adachi (“Obon Brothers“).

Story for “Juushi no Yoru” is set in the 1980’s and revolves around a middle school student (Naoki Inukai) and his friends. The friends are all crazy about sex and they go nuts when they learn an AV actress will appear at a video store in their town.

“Juushi no Yoru” will be released December, 2016 in Japan.

Jul 14 2016

Trailer for movie “Kanon”

Trailer added for upcoming movie “Kanon” starring Manami Higa, Mimura & Nozomi Sasaki. Movie’s director Toshiro Saiga and screenwriter Erika Tosaka previously collaborated in 2008 film “Chesuto!.”

In addition, supporting cast members have been announced which includes Ren Kiriyama, Tomoharu Hasegawa, Hiro Komura, Yoko Shimada, Yumi Takigawa and Honami Suzuki. Story for movie “Kanon” revolves around three adult aged sisters who reunite for their grandmother’s funeral. There, they learn about their mother. Actor Ren Kiriyama will play Satoshi. He is the boyfriend of Ai (Manami Higa).
“Kanon” will be released October, 2016 in Japan.

Jul 14 2016

Tatsuya Fujiwara & Hideaki Ito cast in movie “22 nenme no Kokuhaku”

Tatsuya Fujiwara & Hideaki Ito are cast in new movie “22 nenme no Kokuhaku.” The movie is a remake of 2012 South Korean film “Confession of Murder” and will be directed by Yu Irie (“8000 Miles“). In the film “22 nenme no Kokuhaku,” Hideaki Ito will play detective Ko Makimura. He was in charge of a serial murder case back in 1995, but the killer has been able to evade police to this day. Then, a writer played by Tatsuya Fujiwara publishes a book claiming to be the killer from the serial murder cases.

“22 nenme no Kokuhaku” will be released sometime during summer, 2017 in Japan.

Jul 14 2016

Jun Matsumoto & Kasumi Arimura cast in movie “Narratage”

Jun Matsumoto (‘Arashi’) & Kasumi Arimura are cast in new movie “Narratage.” The movie is based on 2005 novel “Narratage” by Rio Shimamoto and will be directed by Isao Yukisada. In the film, Kasumi Arimura will play Izumi Kudo. Her character is about to begin her second year at a university. Jun Matsumoto will play Takashi Hayama. His character is the former high school teacher of Izumi Kudo. Izumi Kudo then receives a phone call from Takashi Hayama asking her to take part in a high school graduation performance. They both hold conflicted feelings for each other.

“Narratage” will be released sometime during autumn, 2017 in Japan.

Jul 13 2016

Supporting cast announced for movie “L”

Supporting cast has been announced for upcoming movie “L” starring Alice Hirose. Now cast in the movie are Yuki Furukawa, Maryjun Takahashi, Yuta Hiraoka, Yasuyuki Maekawa, Yuta Takahata, Seika Furuhata, Mihiro, Mikako, Yoji Tanaka & Hitomi Takahashi.

Movie “L” is based on rock album “L” by Acid Black Cherry (solo project by Japanese musician Yasu). Story for the film will follow a woman name L, played by Alice Hirose, as she goes through life looking for love.

In the upcoming movie Yuki Furukawa will play Ovesu. His character is in love with L (Alise Hirose). Maryjun Takahashi will play Anna. She works with L at a cabaret. Yuta Hiraoka will play a member of a theatrical company. Yasuyuki Maekawa will play the cabaret owner and Yuta Takahata will play a bakery owner.

“L” will be released sometime this autumn in Japan.