Mar 1 2016

Lily Franky, Tomoko Nakajima, Kazuya Kamenashi & Ai Hashimoto cast in movie “Utsukushii Hoshi”

Lily Franky, Tomoko Nakajima, Kazuya Kamenashi (‘KAT-TUN’) & Ai Hashimoto are cast in movie “Utsukushii Hoshi.” The upcoming film is based on 1962 novel “Utsukushii Hoshi” by Yukio Mishima and directed by Daihachi Yoshida (“The Kirishima Thing“/”Pale Moon“).

In the movie, Lily Franky, Tomoko Nakajima, Kazuya Kamenashi & Ai Hashimoto play a family with an unusual secret. They believe they are aliens with the father (Lily Franky) from Mars, the mother (Tomoko Nakajima) from Jupiter, the son (Kazuya Kamenashi) from Mercury and the daughter (Ai Hashimoto) from Venus. The family tries to save the world from nuclear weapons.

Filming for “Utsukushii Hoshi” takes place from March-April, 2016 in Tokyo and the movie will be released May, 2017 in Japan.

Feb 23 2016

Teaser trailer & poster for live-action film “HK: Forbidden Super Hero The Abnormal Crisis”

Teaser trailer & poster added for live-action sequel film “HK: Forbidden Super Hero The Abnormal Crisis” starring Ryohei Suzuki, Fumika Shimizu & Yuya Yagira. Movie is based on manga series “The Abnormal Super Hero Hentai Kamen” by Keishu Ando and directed again by Yuichi Fukuda.

In “HK: Forbidden Super Hero The Abnormal Crisis,” Ryohei Suzuki plays Kyosuke Shikijo aka Pervert Mask. He first came across his unique power,s when he saw the girl that he loved played by Fumika Shimizu in a hostage situation and went in to save her. To conceal his identity, he slipped over his face the first thing he saw which was her panties. The sequel film has Kyosuke Shikijo going up against his biggest foe yet.

“HK: Forbidden Super Hero The Abnormal Crisis” will be released May 14, 2016 in Japan.

Feb 16 2016

Ai Hashimoto & Aoi Miyazaki cast as daughter & mother in movie “Birthday Card”

Actresses Ai Hashimoto & Aoi Miyazaki are cast as daughter & mother in upcoming movie “Birthday Card.” There’s only a 10 year age gap between the actresses, but its likely they won’t appear together in the film.

Premise for the film has Ai Hashimoto playing Noriko. She lost her mother, played by Aoi Miyazaki, when she was only 10-years-old. Meanwhile, the mother knew she would not live long enough to see her children grow up and wrote future birthday cards for her two children. Noriko receives hints and advice every year from the birthday cards her mother wrote. Movie is directed by Yasuhiro Yoshida (“Enoshima Prism“).

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