Nov 6 2018

Trailer and poster for movie “Aiuta: My Promise To Nakuhito”

Trailer and poster for movie “Aiuta: My Promise To Nakuhito” (English title) starring Ryusei YokohamaKaya Kiyohara and Hiroki Iijima. Movie is based on the pop-rock song “AI Uta” by music group GReeeeN. 2017 film “Kiseki: Sobito of That Day” was also based on a different song by music group GReeeeN. The film follows Toru Nomiya (Ryusei Yokohama) as he meets his old friend Tatsuya Sakamoto (Hiroki Iijima). He begins to change thanks to Tatsuya Sakamoto.

“Aiuta: My Promise To Nakuhito” will be released January 25, 2019 in Japan.

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Nov 6 2018

Teaser poster for KBS2 drama series “Just Dance”

Here’s the first teaser poster for upcoming KBS2 drama series “Just Dance” (English title) starring Park Se-WanLee Joo-Young and Joo Hae-Eun. The drama series is based on 2017 South Korean documentary film “Dance Sports Girls.” Caption on the teaser poster states “we all needed a place to leave.” The teaser poster features the 6 main actresses Park Se-Wan, Lee Joo-Young, Joo Hae-Eun, Shin Do-Hyun, Lee Yoo-Mi and Kim Soo-Hyun who are members of their high school’s dance sports club and Jang Dong-Yoon who likes dance sports.

“Just Dance” will first air December 3, 2018 in South Korea.

Nov 6 2018

Shotaro Mamiya & Hinako Sakurai cast in live-action film “Korosanai Kare to Shinanai Kanojyo”

Shotaro Mamiya and Hinako Sakurai are cast in live-action film “Korosanai Kare to Shinanai Kanojyo.” The film is based on manga “Korosanai Kare to Shinanai Kanojyo” by Seikimatsu and directed by Keiichi Kobayashi (“The Time of Backlights“). In the film, Shotaro Mamiya plays high school student Rei Kosaka. He takes an interest in a girl played by Hinako Sakurai whom he sees burying a dead bee.

Filming for “Korosanai Kare to Shinanai Kanojyo” began October, 2018 and will finish December, 2018. “Korosanai Kare to Shinanai Kanojyo” will be released sometime during autumn, 2019 in Japan.

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Nov 5 2018

Teaser trailer and teaser posters for live-action film “Back Street Girls: Gokudoruzu”

Teaser trailer and teaser posters for live-action film “Back Street Girls: Gokudoruzu.” The film is based on manga series “Back Street Girls” by Jasmine Gyuh and directed by Keinosuke Hara. Cast in lead roles are (men) Jin Shirasu, Reiya Masaki, Masato Hanazawa, (women) Natsumi Okamoto, Ruka Matsuda and Akane Sakanoue. The film has the wacky premise of three young yakuza members who are forced by their yakuza boss to undergo sex change operations. This is so the men can then become a female idol group and make money for their boss.

“Back Street Girls: Gokudoruzu” will be released February 8, 2019 in Japan.

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Nov 5 2018

Two main posters for SBS drama special “Praise of Death”

Two main posters added for SBS drama special “Praise of Death” (literal title) starring Lee Jong-Suk and Shin Hye-Sun. Caption in Korean states on the posters “The last song to sing at the end of life.” Story for the drama special depicts the tragic love between Kim Woo-Jin (Lee Jong-Suk) and Yun Sim-Deok (Shin Hye-Sun). The screenplay is based on a true story.

“Praise of Death” will first air November 27, 2018 in South Korea.

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Nov 5 2018

Takako Tokiwa is cast in TBS drama series “The Good Wife”

Takako Tokiwa is cast for the lead role in TBS drama series “The Good Wife.” The drama series is a remake of U.S. television series “The Good Wife.” Also cast in the TBS drama series version are Kotaro Koizumi, Kiko Mizuhara, Takumi Kitamura, Kenichi Takito, Chikako Kaku and Kotaro Yoshida. For “The Good Wife,” Takako Tokiwa will play Kyoko Hasumi. She has lived as a good wife for many years, but, after her husband is arrested, she works once again as an attorney.

“The Good Wife” first airs January, 2019 in Japan.

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