May 20 2020

Trailer & poster for comedy-zombie film “Hachioji Zombies”

Trailer and poster added for comedy-zombie film “Hachioji Zombies” starring Kenjiro Yamashita, Yuki Kubota, Rei Fujita, and Haruki Kiyama. Movie is written and directed by Osamu Suzuki (“Love x Doc“). The film’s release date is now set for July 17, 2020 in Japan. The film originally was scheduled for release June 5, 2020, but the Covid-19 outbreak caused the release date to be delayed.

Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Takashi Habuki (Kenjiro Yamashita) aspired to become a dancer, but he kept failing auditions. He gave up on that dream. To think carefully about his life, Takashi Habuki decides to visit Kibo Temple, which is located deep in the mountain. A rule exists, that when nightfall comes, people should not visit the abandoned temple in the back of the Kibo Temple. Rumors exits about the abandoned temple.

One night, Takashi Habuki, who is unable to let go of his dream of becoming a dancer, goes to the abandoned temple and begins to dance. 8 handsome zombies appears in front of him.

May 20 2020

Ji Hyun-Woo & Kim So-Eun cast in MBC every1 drama “Love is Annoying, But I Hate Being Lonely”

Ji Hyun-Woo & Kim So-Eun are cast for lead roles in MBC every1 drama “Love is Annoying, But I Hate Being Lonely” (literal title). The drama series will be directed by Lee Hyun-Joo (“Imaginary Cat“) and scripted by Jo Jin-Kuk (“Fated To Love You“). For the drama series Ji Hyun-Woo will play psychiatrist Cha Kang-Woo and Kim So-Eun will play editor Lee Na-Eun. The story revolves around people living together at co-living house.

“Love is Annoying, But I Hate Being Lonely” first airs sometime during the second half of this year in South Korea.

Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: A story of young people residing at a co-living house. They do want to date, but they don’t want to be serious. They prefer being free, but they also don’t want to be lonely.

Cha Kang-Woo (Ji Hyun-Woo) is a single man in his 30’s and he works as a psychiatrist. He is full of curiosity about human beings. Even though he is an attractive man, he is afraid of having a romantic relationships due to trauma from his past. A woman appears in front of him and he begins to have feelings for her.

Lee Na-Eun (Kim So-Eun) is a freelancer copy editor. She is generous to good people, but she does not tolerate injustice. She hopes to become a novelist one day. Due ot her situation, she has not had a boyfriend in 4 years. She begins to stay at the co-living house and develops romantic feelings.

May 19 2020

Song Joong-Ki & Kim Hye-Jun cast in movie “Season of You and Me”

Song Joong-Ki and Kim Hye-Jun are cast in movie “Season of You and Me” (literal title). They join Jin Seon-Kyu, who is already cast for a co-lead role. The film is based on the lives of two real people: singer-songwriter Yoo Jae-Ha and singer-songwriter Kim Hyun-Sik. For the film Song Joong-Ki will play Yoo Jae-Ha and Kim Hye-Jun will play Yoo Jae-Ha’s first love. Movie will be directed by Jung Da-Won (“Miss & Mrs. Cops“).

Filming for “Season of You and Me” will begin sometime during the second half of this year, as the latter parts of the film is set in late autumn.

May 19 2020

Tao Tsuchiya cast in movie “Aishu Cinderella”

Tao Tsuchiya is cast for the lead role in movie “Aishu Cinderella.” The film is also scripted and directed by Ryohei Watanabe (“The Antique“). Tao Tsuchiya will play main character Koharu Fukuura in the film. She goes through an extremely turbulent period before she marries someone who is like a prince to her, but she finds trouble again.

Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Koharu Fukuura (Tao Tsuchiya) works at city hall. She has ordinary days, where she isn’t particularly happy or miserable. Overnight, her life completely changes. Her grandfather collapses, her father is arrested for driving while intoxicated, and her house burns down. She also witnesses her boyfriend having an affair with her colleague. She loses everything that night. Koharu Fukuura is now full of despair. At that time, she meets Doctor Daigo. He raises his 8-year-old daughter Hikari alone and he proposes to Koharu. He is like a prince to her. She accepts his proposal and they enjoy happy days together, but, one day, she commits a vicious crime.

“Aishu Cinderella” will be released Spring, 2021 in Japan.

May 18 2020

Teaser trailer #3 for tvN drama series “My Unfamiliar Family”

Teaser trailer #3 added for tvN drama series “My Unfamiliar Family” starring Han Ye-Ri & Kim Ji-Suk. Teaser trailer #3 begins with Han Ye-Ri stating “I made an accident.” Captions follow with (0:02) “Single accident,” (0:08) “Secret that gets revealed,” (0:13) “Family like stranger,” (0:17) “Stranger like family,” (0:22) “Can we understand each other?” Meanwhile, below are still images from the drama series. Main characters Kim Eun-Hee (Han Ye-Ri ) and Park Chan-Hyeok (Kim Ji-Suk)  have been friends for 15 years. They are not family, but they know each other better than most family.

“My Unfamiliar Family” first airs June 1, 2020 in South Korea.

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May 18 2020

Two launching posters for movie “#Alive”

Two launching posters for upcoming movie “#Alive” starring Yoo Ah-In and Park Shin-Hye. The title of the movie recently picked up “#Alive” (#Salaidda) from the earlier working title of “#Alone.”

Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki:  city is infected by a mysterious virus, which causes the city to spiral out of control. Joon-Woo (Yoo Ah-In) and Yoo-Bin (Park Shin-Hye) struggle to survive in an isolated apartment complex from those infected with the virus. Everything including internet, phone, and electricity has been disconnected around the apartment.

“#Alive” will be released June, 2020 in South Korea.

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May 18 2020

tvN drama series “Flower of Evil” to air July, 2020

tvN drama series “Flower of Evil,” starring Lee Joon-Gi & Moon Chae-Won, will air from July, 2020 in South Korea. The drama series will slot into tvN’s Wednesday & Thursday 11PM time slot after “Oh My Baby.” tvN also revealed photos from the first script reading which took place sometime earlier this year. Attending the first script reading were director Kim Cheol-Kyu, screenwriter Yoo Jung-Hee, Lee Joon-Gi, Moon Chae-Won, Jang Hee-Jin, Seo Hyun-Woo, Nam Gi-Ae, Lim Chul-Hyung, and Choi Dae-Hoon. The script revolves around Detective Cha Ji-Won (Moon Chae-Won) as she chases for the truth behind her husband Baek Hee-Sung (Lee Joon-Gi). Is her husband a serial killer?

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May 16 2020

Teaser trailer #1 for OCN drama series “Train”

Teaser trailer #1 added for OCN drama series “Train” starring Yoon Si-Yoon, Kyung Soo-Jin, and Shin So-Yul. Around the 10 second mark, Yoon Si-Yoon’s voice appears and he states “Parallel World Mystery.”

Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: A man lost a precious person because of a serial killer. He crosses over into a different world to figure out the truth behind her death.

Seo Do-Won (Yoon Si-Yoon) is a detective and he is enthusiastic at his job. Han Seo-Kyung (Kyung Soo-Jin) is a prosecutor with an honest personality. Lee Jung-Min (Shin So-Yul) is a member of a scientific investigation unit. She is Seo Do-Won’s childhood friend and also his first love. She supports Seo Do-Won.

Ep.1 for “Train” is now set to air sometime during July, 2020 in South Korea.

May 15 2020

Teaser poster & two teaser trailers for movie “A Beloved Wife”

Teaser poster and two teaser trailers added for movie “A Beloved Wife” starring Gaku Hamada, Asami Mizukawa, and Chise Niitsu. The film is based on novel “Chibusa ni Ka“ by screenwriter Shin Adachi (“100 Yen Love“) and also directed by Shin Adachi.

Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Gota (Gaku Hamada) is an unpopular scriptwriter. He has been married to Chika (Asami Mizukawa) for 10 years and they have a daughter Aki (Chise Niitsu). Their marriage life is not very good. Gota tries to make his relationship with Chika better, but Chika looks down on him for not being able to earn money. One day, Gota has a chance to travel to Kagawa Prefecture to write a screenplay. He persuades Chika and Aki to go with him to Kagawa Prefecture, but he faces an unexpected case.

“A Beloved Wife” will be released September 11, 2020 in Japan.

May 14 2020

Teaser trailer #3 for MBC drama series “Dinner Mate”

Teaser trailer #3 added for MBC drama series “Dinner Mate” starring Song Seung-Heon and Seo Ji-Hye. Teaser trailer #3 ends with Seo Ji-Hye stating “I don’t believe in fate anymore” and then a close-up of Song Seung-Heon appears and he states “No. It is fate.” Meanwhile, above and below are new still images of Song Seung-Heon and Seo Ji-Hye in the drama series.

“Dinner Mate” first airs May 25, 2020 in South Korea.

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