Koji Kikkawa is cast in upcoming live-action film “Himitsu The Top Secret” starring Toma Ikuta, Lisa Oda & Masaki Okada. In the upcoming film, Koji Kikkawa will play Kiyotaka Kainuma. His character is a brutal criminal who has killed 28 people and goes up against the 9th Forensics Laboratory led by Tsuyoshi Maki (Toma Ikuta) and Ikko Aoki (Masaki Okada). The still image above is of Koji Kikkawa from “Himitsu The Top Secret.” Movie is based on manga series “Himitsu The Top Secret” by Reiko Shimizu and directed by Keishi Ohtomo (“Rurouni Kenshin“). A special teaser trailer for “Himitsu The Top Secret” can be viewed at AsianWiki.
“Himitsu The Top Secret” will be released August 6, 2016 in Japan.
Sairi Itoh & Kenta Suga are cast in new movie “Kemonomichi.” The film is written and directed by Eiji Uchida (“Lowlife Love“). Story for the film follows a teenage girl played by Sairi Itoh who looks for a home. Kenta plays a teen boy who understands her plight as he is always looking for a permanent home.
“Kemonomichi” will be released sometime next year in Japan.
Teaser trailer added for upcoming suspense-comedy film “Black Widow Business” starring Shinobu Otake & Etsushi Toyokawa. Movie deals with grifters attempting to con wealthy elderly men out of their money via marriage.
“Black Widow Business” will be released August 27, 2016 in Japan.
Main trailer added for upcoming live-action film “Mars” starring Taisuke Fujigaya, Masataka Kubota & Marie Iitoyo. Movie is based on manga series “Mars” by Fuyumi Soryo and directed by Saiji Yakumo (“My Pretend Girlfriend“).
“Mars” will be released June 18, 2016 in Japan.
Teaser trailer added for upcoming movie “Long Excuses” starring Masahiro Motoki, Pistol Takehara, Keiko Horiuchi & Eri Fukatsu. The movie is directed by Miwa Nishikawa (“Dear Doctor“/”Dreams for Sale“) and based on her 2015 original novel “Nagai Iiwake.” The film is Miwa Nishikawa’s 5th feature length directed film.
Story for “Long Excuses” follows a popular writer played by Masahiro Motoki and a truck driver played by Pistol Takehara. The popular writer loses his wife in a bus accident and has to act heart-broken, even though they did not love each other. The truck driver also lost his wife in the same bus accident and the writer on a whim offers to take care of his two children.
“Long Excuses” will be released October 14, 2016 in Japan.
Shido Nakamura is set to once again voice the character of Ryuk in upcoming live-action film “Death Note 2016.” Shida Nakamura previously voiced the Death God Ryuk in movies “Death Note” and “Death Note: The Last Name.” The still image above is also the first of Ryuk in upcoming movie “Death Note 2016.”
“Death Note 2016” will be released October 29, 2016 in Japan.
Main trailer added for upcoming movie “Godzilla Resurgence” starring Hiroki Hasegawa, Yutaka Takenouchi & Satomi Ishihara. Movie is directed by Shinji Higuchi (“Attack on Titan“). The film has also announced 325 more cast members with notable performers like Kengo Kora, Ren Osugi, Akira Emoto, Mikako Ichikawa, Kimiko Yo, Jun Kunimura, Pierre Taki, Takumi Saito, Arata Furuta, Atsuko Maeda, Takahiro Miura, Shinya Tsukamoto & Suzuki Matsuo all set to appear in the film. The main trailer also displays Godzilla’s full body for the first time.
“Godzilla Resurgence” stomps its way to the Japanese box-office beginning July 29, 2016.
First teaser trailer added for upcoming live-action film “Yell For The Blue Sky” starring Tao Tsuchiya & Ryoma Takeuchi. Movie is based on manga series”Aozora Yell” by Kazune Kawahara and directed by Takahiro Miki.
“Yell For The Blue Sky” will be released August 20, 2016 in Japan.
Hiroshi Abe is cast in upcoming movie “Shippu Rondo.” The movie is based on 2013 novel of same name by popular mystery writer Keigo Higashino and directed by Teruyuki Yoshida (“Japanese Salaryman NEO“).
Story for the film revolves around a stolen secret biological weapon from a university lab. Hiroshi Abe will play Kazuyuki Kuribayashi. His character works at the lab and he is tasked for a mission to retrieve the biological weapon. Filming for “Shippu Rondo” began February 24, 2016 and the movie will be released November 26, 2016 in Japan.
Poster and main trailer added for movie “Anger” starring Ken Watanabe, Aoi Miyazaki, Kenichi Matsuyama, Satoshi Tsumabuki, Gou Ayano and directed by Sang-il Lee (“Villain“). The poster features the 7 main actors and actors which are Ken Watanabe, Aoi Miyazaki, Kenichi Matsuyama , Satoshi Tsumabuki , Gou Ayano, Suzu Hirose and Mirai Moriyama. The closeup photos of the performers were taken by well regarded photographer Kishin Shinoyama.
Release date for “Anger” is now set for September 17, 2016 in Japan.