Mar 20 2018

Fumino Kimura & Shota Matsuda cast in web drama series “Sick’s Spec Saga”

Fumino Kimura and Shota Matsuda are cast for the lead roles in web drama series “Sick’s Spec Saga.” The web drama series is a sequel to the “SPEC” drama series from TBS. For “Sick’s Spec Saga,” Fumino Kimura plays Shizuru Mikuriya. Her character is extremely smart and graduated from Harvard University, but she is mentally unstable and she hurts herself. Shota Matsuda plays Hiroyo Takakura. He worked as a detective at the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department Public Security Bureau. Due to a case related with SPEC holder, he was kicked out of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department Public Security Bureau.

In addition, a 1 minute trailer of “Sick’s Spec Saga” with Fumino Kimura and Shota Matsuda has been added on AsianWiki. “Sick’s Spec Saga” will stream on website Paravi from April 1, 2018 in Japan.

Mar 20 2018

Two main posters and trailer for movie “Mothers”

Two main posters and trailer added for upcoming movie “Mothers” starring Lim Soo-Jung and Yoon Chan-Young. Movie is based on the novel “Dangshinui Bootak – My Other Mother” by Lee Dong-Eun and he also directs the film. The film follows 32-years-old Hyo-Jin (Lim Soo-Jung) who lost her husband in a car accident. His 16-year-old son Jong-Wook (Yoon Chan-Young) from another marriage then moves in with her.

“Mothers” had its world premiere at the 2017 Busan international Film Festival and will be released April 19, 2018 in South Korea.

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Mar 19 2018

Taiki Sato, Rina Kawaei, Yua Shinkawa cast in live-action film “Sensei Kunshu”

Taiki Sato (‘EXILE’ & ‘FANTASTICS’), Rina KawaeiYua Shinkawa and Riko Fukumoto are cast in supporting roles for upcoming live-action film “Sensei Kunshu.” Ryoma Takeuchi and Minami Hamabe play lead characters in the film, which were announced previously. For the supporting characters:

Taiki Sato plays Kotake Sawada. He is the childhood friend of Ayuha Samaru (Minami Hamabe) and he likes her secretly.

Rina Kawaei plays Aoi Nakamura. She is friends with Ayuha Samaru and she is an otaku.

Yua Shinkawa plays Aika Saimon. She is childhood friends with Yoshitaka Hiromitsu (Ryoma Takeuchi) and she is pianist.

Riko Fukumoto plays Kaho.

In addition, “Sensei Kunshu” is now scheduled to be released August 1, 2018 in Japan. “Sensei Kunshu” is based on manga “Sensei Kunshu” by Momoko Koda.

Mar 19 2018

SBS drama series “Return” extended by 2 episodes

SBS has announced that drama series “Return” has been extended from 32 to 34 episodes to allow for a more compelling conclusion. The drama series most famously had to replace lead actress Ko Hyun-Jung with Park Jin-Hee around the midway point, but has still managed to gain high ratings. “Return” was originally end on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 with episodes 31 and 32, but will now end on Thursday, March 22, 2018 with episodes 33 and 34.



Mar 19 2018

Ryoko Shinohara and Kyoko Yoshine cast in movie “Kyo mo Iyagarase Bento”

Ryoko Shinohara and Kyoko Yoshine are cast as mother and daughter in movie “Kyo mo Iyagarase Bento.” The movie is based on an essay “Kyo mo Iyagarase Bento” by blogger Ttkk. Movie will be directed by Renpei Tsukamoto. In the film, Ryoko Shinohara and Kyoko Yoshine play mother and daughter. Their relationship isn’t so good with the daughter going through a rebellious phase. The mother tries to communicate with her daughter by creating messages in her daughter’s bento meals.

Filming for “Kyo mo Iyagarase Bento” begins at the end of this month on Hachijo Island, Japan.

Mar 19 2018

First still images from KBS2 drama series “Suits”

Here’s the first still images of Jang Dong-Gun and Park Hyung-Sik in upcoming KBS2 drama series “Suits.” The still images are from their first day of filming for the drama series, which took place March 3, 2018. In the drama series, Jang Dong-Gun plays Choi Kang-Seok. His character is a legendary lawyer at a top law firm in South Korea. Park Hyung-Sik plays Go Yeon-Woo. He is a rookie lawyer with excellent memory. “Suits” is a remake of U.S. television series “Suits.”

“Suits” first airs April 25, 2018 in South Korea.

Mar 18 2018

Teaser trailer for OCN drama series “Mistress”

Teaser trailer added for upcoming OCN drama series “Mistress” starring Han Ga-In. In the drama series, Han Ga-In plays Jan Se-Yeon. After her husband died in accident, she has lived with her daughter. She begins to receive phone calls and mysterious things take place around her. The drama series will revolve around 4 women including Jan Se-Yeon (Han Ga-In), Kim Eun-Soo (Shin Hyun-Bin), Han Jung-Won (Choi Hee-Seo) and Do Hwa-Young (Goo Jae-Yee). “Mistress” is a remake of BBC One drama series of same name.

“Mistress” will first air April 28, 2018 and consist of 12 episodes.

Mar 17 2018

Ep.1 trailer for tvN drama series “My Mister”

Ep.1 trailer added for upcoming tvN drama series “My Mister” starring Lee Sun-Kyun and IU. The drama series follows a woman in her 20’s and a man in his 40’s who come to rely on each other to deal with their personal issues. If anything, ep.1 trailer teases that “My Mister” might be a compelling drama series to watch.

“My Mister” first airs March 21, 2018 in South Korea.

Mar 17 2018

Teaser trailer for movie “Zenigata”

Teaser trailer for movie “Zenigata” starring Ryohei Otani and Katsuya Kobayashi. The film is set at small restaurant/bar “Zenigata.” Its run by Tomio (Ryohei Otani) and his younger brother Shizuka (Katsuya Kobayashi). At midnight, “Zenigata” turns from a bar into a money lender operation.

“Zenigata” will be released May 26, 2018 in Japan.