Sep 26 2017

Mone Kamishiraishi cast in TBS drama series “Rikuoh”

Mone Kamishiraishi is cast for upcoming TBS drama series “Rikuoh” starring Koji Yakusho, Kento Yamazaki and Ryoma Takeuchi. In the drama series, Mone Kamishiraishi will play Akane Miyazawa. She is the daughter of Koichi Miyazawa (Koji Yakusho) and a high school student. Her father attempts to transition his company from a traditional socks company to a sneakers company.

Also cast for supporting roles are Masato Wada and Gaku Sano. They will play Takao Hirase and Naoyuki Kezuka respectively, who are both members of the athletics club.

“Rikuoh” first airs October 15, 2017 in Japan.

Sep 26 2017

Two main posters for tvN drama series “Revolutionary Love”

Here’s two main posters for upcoming tvN drama series “Revolutionary Love” starring Choi Si-Won and Kang So-Ra. The posters features main cast members Choi Si-Won, Kang So-Ra and Gong Myung. In the drama series, Choi Si-Won plays Byun-Hyuk. He comes from a very wealthy family, but he suddenly has to work to support himself. Kang So-Ra plays Baek Joon. She works part-time jobs to support herself even though she graduated from a prestigious university. Gong Myung plays Kwon Je-Hoon. He works very hard to become successful.

“Revolutionary Love” first airs October 14, 2017 in South Korea.

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Sep 25 2017

3 character posters for KBS2 drama series “Witch’s Court”

Here’s 3 character posters for upcoming KBS2 drama series “Witch’s Court.” The character posters are of Jung Ryeo-Won as Ma Yi-Deum, Yoon Hyun-Min as Yeo Jin-Wook and Jeon Kwang-Leol as Jo Gab-Soo. Caption on Jung Ryeo-Won’s poser states “Winning becomes justice. The prosecutor establishes justice by winning the case”. Caption on Yoon Hyun-Min’s poster states “Justice wins. The prosecutor punishes offenders for the victims.”  The caption on Jeon Kwang-Leol’s poster states “A win is a win. There is no such thing as a clean win or a dirty win.” The drama series will follow a special team of prosecutors who tackle sex abuse cases.

“Witch’s Court” first airs October 9, 2017 in South Korea.

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Sep 25 2017

Trailer #2 for live-action film “Destiny: Kamakura Monogatari”

Trailer #2 added for upcoming live-action film “Destiny: Kamakura Monogatari” starring Masato Sakai and Mitsuki Takahata. Movie is based on manga “Kamakura Monogatari” by Ryohei Saigan and directed by Takashi Yamazaki. Takashi Yamazaki previously adapted Ryohei Saigan’s manga “San-chome no Yuhi” into box-office hits “Always: Sunset on Third Street,” “Always: Sunset on Third Street 2” and “Always: Sunset on Third Street 3.”

Additionally, the theme song for the film has been announced, which is “Anata” (literally “You’) by Hikaru Utada. The theme song is featured in trailer #2.

“Destiny: Kamakura Monogatari” will be released December 9, 2017 in Japan.

Sep 25 2017

Kim Nam-Joo and Ji Jin-Hee cast in JTBC drama series “Misty”

Kim Nam-Joo and Ji Jin-Hee are cast for the lead roles in new JTBC drama series “Misty.” In the drama series, they will play a husband and wife who are not very close. Kim Nam-Joo will play anchorwoman Go Hye-Ran, while Ji Jin-Hee will play public defender Kang Tae-Wook. Go Hye-Ran becomes a suspect in a murder case and Kang Tae-Wook defends her in court.

“Misty” will first air January, 2018 in South Korea.

Sep 25 2017

Meisa Kuroki cast in TV Asahi drama series “Otona Koukou”

Meisa Kuroki is cast in upcoming TV Asahi drama series “Otona Koukou” starring Haruma Miura. In the drama series, Meisa Kuroki will play 32-year-old Maki Sonoda. She is single and works at a trading company. She is enrolled at Otona Koukou (Adult High School). Premise for the drama series has the Japanese government attempting to increase the country’s birthrate by enacting an “Otona Koukou” program for single adults.

“Otona Koukou” first airs October 14, 2017 in Japan.