Apr 29 2016

Teaser trailer for live-action film “Cutie Honey: Tears”

Teaser trailer for live-action film “Cutie Honey: Tears” starring Mariya Nishiuchi. In addition, supporting cast members have been revealed for the upcoming film which includes Takahiro Miura, Sousuke Takaoka, Tasuku Nagase & Ren Imai.

For Takahiro Miura he will play Seiji Hayami. His character was born from the lower floors, but now lives in the upper floors and works as a journalist. Sousuke Takaoka will play Kazuhito Uraki. His character is a resistance leader of the lower floors. He lost his wife and child due to an infectious disease caused by polluted rain. Tasuku Nagase will play Ryuta Kimura and Ren Imai will play Yukiko Kiyose. Both of their characters are members of the resistance.

Lastly, release date for “Cutie Honey: Tears” is now set for October 1, 2016 in Japan.

 

Apr 29 2016

Ji Jin-Hee cast in SBS drama series “Second To Last Love”

Ji Jin-Hee is cast in upcoming SBS drama series “Second To Last Love.” The drama series is a remake of 2012 Fuji TV drama series “Second To Last Love.”

In the drama series, Ji Jin-Hee will play Ko Sang-Sik. His character works as the section chief at an environment facility in city hall. He gets involved in a relationship with TV producer Kang Min-Joo. At first they don’t get along well, but develop romantic interest in each other.

“Second To Last Love” first airs this July in South Korea.

Apr 28 2016

Osamu Mukai cast in TBS drama series “Kami no Shita wo Motsu Otoko”

Osamu Mukai is cast in new TBS drama series “Kami no Shita wo Motsu Otoko.” Also cast in supporting roles are Fumino Kimura and Jiro Sato. The drama series will be set in various hot springs located in remote areas and unknown to most people. Osamu Mukai will play Ranmaru Tomonaga. His character is naive, cute and possessing a special ability. His special ability revolves around his tongue which can analyze things in certain ways including gas chromatography. Along with Hikaru (Fumino Kimura) and Kanji (Jiro Sato), Ranmaru Tomonaga drives around to remote hot springs in search of a hot spring geisha named “Miyabi.”

“Kami no Shita wo Motsu Otoko” first airs this July in Japan (Fridays at 10PM).

Apr 28 2016

Yuto Nakajima cast in Fuji TV drama series “Hope: Kitai Zero no Shinnyu Shain”

Yuto Nakajima (‘Hey! Say! JUMP’) is cast in new Fuji TV drama series “Hope: Kitai Zero no Shinnyu Shain.” The drama series is a remake of 2014 tvN drama series “Misaeng” which starred Siwan in the main character role. For Yuto Nakajima, this is his first main character role in a golden time drama series.

“Hope: Kitai Zero no Shinnyu Shain” first airs Sundays at 9PM beginning this July in Japan.

Apr 27 2016

Kim So-Hyun cast in tvN drama series “Let’s Fight Ghost”

Actress Kim So-Hyun is cast in new tvN drama series “Let’s Fight Ghost” (literal title). The drama series is based on webcomic “Ssawooja Gwishina” by Im In-Seu.

In drama series “Let’s Fight Ghost,” Kim So-Hyun plays a a former 19-year-old student who died and is now a ghost wandering the world. She then meets an exorcist. The two listen to stories from other ghosts and sends them on their way to the next world.

“Let’s Fight Ghost” first airs this July in South Korea.

Apr 26 2016

Tadayoshi Okura & Yuko Oshima cast in movie “Shippu Rondo”

Tadayoshi Okura (Kanjani Eight) & Yuko Oshima are cast in upcoming suspense film “Shippu Rondo” starring Hiroshi Abe. Movie is “Shippu Rondo” is base on the novel of same name by Keigo Higashino and directed by Teruyuki Yoshida (“Japanese Salaryman NEO“). The film revolves around a scientist tasked to retrieve a stolen biological weapon.

In the film, Tadayoshi Okura  will play Shohei Nezu. His character is a patrolman at a ski resort in Nozawa Onsen. Former AKB48 member Yuko Oshima will play Chiaki Seri. Her character is a snowboarder and hopes to compete in the Olympics. Also cast in supporting roles are Tsuyoshi Muro, Keiko Horiuchi, Shigeyuki Totsugi, Tatsuomi Hamada, Jun Shison, Toru Nomaguchi, Yumi Asou, Katsuhisa Namase and Akira Emoto.

“Shippu Rondo” will be released November 26, 2016 in Japan.

Apr 26 2016

Jang Hyuk, Yoon Hyun-Min & Park Se-Young cast in KBS2 drama series “Beautiful Mind”

Jang Hyuk, Yoon Hyun-Min & Park Se-Young are all cast in upcoming KBS2 drama series “Beautiful Mind.” Jang Hyuk will portray lead male character Lee Young-O. Yoon Hyun-Min and Park Se-Young will portray major supporting characters. Meanwhile, actress Park So-Dam is currently an offer to play the lead female role. The drama series went under the early working title of “Dr. Frankenstein.”

In the drama series, Lee Young-O (Jang Hyuk) is an excellent neurosurgeon. He becomes involved in a bizarre case involving the death of patients. He also falls in love and recovers his humanity. Yoon Hyun-Min will play Hyun Suk-Joo. His character is a doctor with a warm heart. He is respected by his peers and patients. Park Se-Young will play Kim Min-Jae. Her character is an elite doctor at the same hospital. They will all attend the first script reading which is scheduled to take place April 28, 2016.

“Beautiful Mind” first airs June 6, 2016 in South Korea.