Sep 8 2017

Ryusei Yokohama cast in live-action film “Ani Tomo”

Ryusei Yokohama is cast in new live-action film “Ani Tomo” (literally “Brother’s Friend”). This will be Ryusei Yokohama’s first lead acting role in a feature film. The movie is based on manga series “Ani Tomo” by Modomu Akagawara and directed by Ryo Nakajima. Story for “Ani Tomo” has Ryusei Yokohama playing high school student Sota Nishino. He mutters to his friend that his sister is cute, but the sister also hears the remark.

“Ani Tomo” will be released sometime during spring, 2018 in Japan.

Sep 7 2017

English subtitled trailer for movie “Death Row Family”

English subtitled trailer for upcoming based-on-a-true-story film “Death Row Family” starring Shotaro Mamiya, Katsuya Maiguma, Naomasa Musaka and Kanako Irie. Movie is based on novel “Waga Ikka Zenin Shikei” by Tomohiko Suzuki and directed by Yuki Kobayashi. Story for the film follows a family who rob a loan shark and, in the process, kill one of his family members. They then go on to commit more robberies and murders.

“Death Row Family” opens November 18, 2017 in Japan.

Sep 7 2017

Trailer and poster for movie “Linking Love”

Trailer and poster added for upcoming movie “Linking Love” starring Yuka Tano and Anna Ishibashi. Movie is based on internet novel “Linking Love” by Hiroshi Hagishima and directed by Shusuke Kaneko. Setup for the film follows college student Miyu Mashio (Yuka Tano) as she travels back in time to when her parents were college students. She starts up an idol group there to get her father interested in her mother.

“Linking Love” opens October 28, 2017 in Japan.

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Sep 2 2017

Teaser trailer and poster for movie “When The Curtain of Prayer Descend”

Teaser trailer and poster for movie “When The Curtain of Prayer Descend” (literal title) starring Hiroshi Abe, Nanako Matsushima and Junpei Mizobata. Movie is based on 2013 novel “Inori no Maku ga Oriru Toki” by Keigo Higashino and directed by Katsuo Fukuzawa. Several other novels by Keigo Higashino in the “Kyoichiro Kaga” mystery series has been adapted into films and drama series. Hiroshi Abe plays Detective Kyoichiro Kaga.

“When The Curtain of Prayer Descend” will be released January 27, 2018 in Japan.

Sep 1 2017

Teaser trailer and poster for movie “Uso wo Aisuru Onna”

Teaser trailer and poster added for upcoming movie “Uso wo Aisuru Onna” starring Masami Nagasawa and Issei Takahashi. Caption on the poster asks “Who are you?” Story for the film follows a woman (Masami Nagasawa) who learns that her boyfriend (Issei Takahashi) has created a web of lies about himself. Movie is written and directed by first time director Kazuhito Nakae.

“Uso wo Aisuru Onna” is now set for release January 20, 2018 in Japan.

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