Dec 8 2015

Lisa Oda cast in live-action film “Himitsu The Top Secret”

Actress/model Lisa Oda is cast as the heroine in upcoming live-action film “Himitsu The Top Secret” starring Toma Ikuta, Masaki Okada, Chiaki Kuriyama & Nao Omori. Lisa Oda received the lead female role through auditions and this is her first acting performance in a feature length film. In movie  “Himitsu The Top Secret,” Lisa Oda will play Kinuko Tsuyuguchi. Her character is the daughter of a man who was executed for murdering a family. She is a mysterious girl who holds a key to the story.

“Himitsu The Top Secret” will be released in August, 2016 in Japan.

 

Dec 8 2015

Teaser trailer for movie “If Cats Disappeared From the World”

Teaser trailer added for upcoming movie “If Cats Disappeared From the World” starring Takeru Satoh and Aoi Miyazaki. Movie “If Cats Disappeared From the World” is based on 2012 novel”Sekai kara Neko ga Kieta nara” by film producer Genki Kawamura and directed by Akira Nagai (“Judge!“). Portions of the film was filmed in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Premise for “If Cats Disappeared From the World” involves a postman (Takeru Satoh) who learns he he has a terminal illness. A devil then appears and offers to extend his life if he picks something in the world to disappear.

In addition, release date for “If Cats Disappeared From the World” is now set for May 14, 2016 in Japan.

Dec 8 2015

Kim Young-Kwang, Lee Sung-Kyung & Lim Ju-Hwan cast in movie “Broker”

Kim Young-Kwang, Lee Sung-Kyung & Lim Ju-Hwan are cast in new movie “Broker.” Movie will be directed by Kim Hong-Sun (“Traffickers“/”The Con Artists“). Story for the film involves the murder of the daughter of the Minister of Justice.

In movie “Broker,” Kim Young-Kwang will play Choi Sang-Min. His character is a popular attorney. He takes the murder case involving the daughter of the Minister of Justice. Actress Lee Sung-Kyung will play a public defender. Meanwhile, Lim Ju-Hwan will play Han Sung-Ho. His character works as a PD at a newsroom. He goes after the truth in the murder case.

Filming for “Broker” begins January, 2016 in South Korea.

Dec 7 2015

New poster and main trailer for movie “Sailor Suit and Machine Gun: Graduation”

New poster and main trailer for upcoming movie “Sailor Suit and Machine Gun: Graduation” (literal title) starring Kanna Hashimoto, Hiroki Hasegawa & Masanobu Ando. Movie is based on 1978 novel “Sera Fuku to Kikanju” by Jiro Akagawa and directed by Koji Maeda (“Cannonball Wedlock”/”My Hawaiian Discovery”).

“Sailor Suit and Machine Gun: Graduation” will be released March 5, 2016 in Japan.

Dec 7 2015

Teaser posters and teaser trailer for SBS drama series “Witch’s Castle”

Here’s two teaser posters for upcoming SBS weekday evening drama series “Witch’s Castle” starring Choi Jung-Won, Seo Ji-Suk, Yoo Ji-In, Shin Dong-Mi & Kim Jeong-Hoon. Drama series follows a woman (Choi Jung-Won), her mother-in-law (Yoo Ji-In) and sister-in-law (Shin Dong-Mi) as they begin to live together. In addition, the first teaser trailer is also added on AsianWiki.

“Witch’s Castle” first airs December 14, 2015 in South Korea.

Dec 7 2015

First teaser poster for movie “Don’t Forget Me”

Here’s the first teaser poster for upcoming film “Don’t Forget Me” starring Jung Woo-Sung & Kim Ha-Neul. Movie “Don’t Forget Me” is a remake of 2010 short film “Remember O Goddess.” Both the original short film and the movie “Don’t Forget Me” are written and directed by Lee Yoon-Jung. Premise for the film follows a man (Jung Woo-Sung) who lost his memory from the past 10 years. He falls in love with a woman played by Kim Ha-Neul.

Release date for “Don’t Forget Me” is now set for January 7, 2016 in South Korea.

Dec 7 2015

Suzu Hirose and Hiroki Narimiya cast in NTV drama series “The Mysterious Thief Yamaneko”

Suzu Hirose and Hiroki Narimiya cast in NTV drama series “The Mysterious Thief Yamaneko” starring Kazuya Kamenashi. Also cast in the drama series are Kuranosuke Sasaki, Nanao, Nene Otsuka and Yukiya Kitamura.

In drama series “The Mysterious Thief Yamaneko,” Suzu Hirose will play Mao Takasugi. Her character is a female high school student and a genius computer hacker. She uses her l33t hacking skills to help her father with evil deeds. Hiroki Narimiya will play Hideo Katsumura. His character is a magazine reporter. He experiences the typical life of a reporter, but, one day, Yamaneko (Kazuya Kamenashi) appears in front of him and tells him to “write my story.” Hideo Katsumura then acts with Yamaneko.

“The Mysterious Thief Yamaneko” first airs January 16, 2016 in Japan.