Oct 25 2016

Shinichi Tsutsumi & Kyoko Koizumi cast in live-action NTV drama series “Super Salaryman Mr. Saenai”

Shinichi Tsutsumi & Kyoko Koizumi are cast in live-action NTV drama series “Super Salaryman Mr. Saenai.” The drama series is based on manga series “Chunen Supaman Saenai si” by Fujiko F. Fujio and directed by Yuichi Fukuda (“33 Minute Detective“/”HK: Forbidden Super Hero“).

In drama series “Super Salaryman Mr. Saenai,” Shinichi Tsutsumi plays main character Mr. Saenai. He works as a regular salaryman and has a wife (Kyoko Koizumi) and two kids. Things turn unregular, when he crosses paths with an old man that makes him put on a super suit with super human powers.

“Super Salaryman Mr. Saenai” first airs this January in Japan.

Oct 24 2016

Teaser trailer for MBC drama series “Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo”

Teaser trailer added for upcoming MBC drama series “Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo” starring Lee Sung-KyungNam Joo-Hyuk.

Meanwhile, still images above are of Lee Sung-Kyung from a scene in the upcoming drama series. The scene was filmed on October 9, 2016 at a gym in Korean National University of Physical Education. Setup for the scene has Kim Bok-Joo (Lee Sung-Kyung) training in weightlifting. To prepare for her role in the drama series, Lee Sung-Kyung has been training in weightlifting for the past 2 months.

“Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo” first airs November 23, 2016 in South Korea.

 

Oct 24 2016

Release date and main posters for movie “Because I Love You”

Release date and main posters added for upcoming movie “Because I Love You” starring Cha Tae-Hyun & Kim You-Jung. Story for the film revolves around Lee Hyeong (Cha Tae-Hyun). He is songwriter who plans to propose to his girlfriend, but he gets into a car accident. He soon wakes up in another person’s body and loses memory of his former self. He learns though that he can retrieve his consciousness in other people’s bodies.

“Because I Love You” will be released November 16, 2016 in South Korea.

Oct 22 2016

Arata Iura, Eita, Kyoko Hasegawa and Manami Hashimoto cast in movie “Hikari”

Arata Iura, Eita, Kyoko Hasegawa and Manami Hashimoto are all cast in upcoming movie “Hikari.” The film is based on 2008 novel “Hikari” by Shion Miura (“The Great Passage“/”Wood Job!“) and directed by Tatsushi Omori. Story centers around Nobuyuki (Arate Iura) who lived on an island as a child and committed a crime to protect his girlfriend (Kyoko Hasegawa). A tsunami struck the island the next day. 25 years later, he meets his childhood friend Tasuku (Eita).

“Hikari” will be released fall, 2017 in Japan.

Oct 21 2016

Tsuyoshi Kusanagi cast in Fuji TV drama series “Uso no Senso”

Tsuyoshi Kusanagi (‘SMAP’) is cast in new Fuji TV drama series “Uso no Senso.” The drama series will reunite Tsuyoshi Kusanagi with director Yoshishige Miyake and screenwriter Noriko Goto. They worked together last year in Fuji TV drama series “War of Money.”

In drama series “Uso no Senso,” Tsuyoshi Kusanagi will play a swindler named Koichi. He returns to Japan to take revenge on a person who killed his family many years ago. The person also framed Koichi’s father as the killer.

“Uso no Senso” first airs January, 2017 in Japan.