May 15 2017

Ep.1 air date set for tvN drama series “Bride of the Water God 2017”

Ep.1 air date is now set for July, 2017 for upcoming tvN drama series “Bride of the Water God 2017” (literal title) starring Nam Joo-Hyuk, Shin Se-Kyung, Krystal & Gong Myung. The drama series will take over tvN’s Monday and Tuesday 11PM time slot after the conclusion of drama series “Circle.” Filming for the drama series began on March 22, 2017 and is still ongoing. The drama series is setup as a fantasy/romantic-comedy and is based on webcomic “Habaekui Shinboo” by Yoon Mi-Kyung.

May 15 2017

Yu Jun-Sang & Jeon Hye-Bin cast in SBS drama series “Falsify”

Yu Jun-Sang and Jeon Hye-Bin are now cast for upcoming SBS drama series “Falsify” (literal title) co-starring Namgung Min. In the drama series Yu Jun-Sang will play Lee Seok-Min. He is the leader of a splash team of reporters, responsible for investigative stories. Jeon Hye-Bin will play Oh Yoo-Kyung. She is veteran photo journalist and joins the splash team to make a positive social change.

“Falsify” first airs July 24, 2017 in South Korea.

May 15 2017

Poster and trailer for movie “Side Job”

Poster and trailer added for upcoming movie “Side Job” starring Kumi Takiuchi, Ken Mitsuishi, Kengo Kora & Tokio Emoto. Movie is based on the novel “Kanojo no Jinsei wa Machigai Janai” by Ryuichi Hiroki & also directed by Ryuichi Hiroki. It’s the first published novel by Ryuichi Hiroki. Story for the film is set in Ryuichi Honda’s hometown of Fukushima, Japan. Kumi Takiuchi plays main character Miyuki. After losing her mother in the 2011 tsunai, she lives with her father in a temporary house and works at city hall. On weekends, she takes a bus to Tokyo and works there as a call girl.

“Side Job” opens July 15, 2017 in Japan.

May 15 2017

Masaki Suda and Tao Tsuchiya cast in live-action film “My Little Monster”

Masaki Suda and Tao Tsuchiya are cast in live-action film “My Little Monster.” The live-action film is based on manga “Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun” by Robico and will be directed by Sho Tsukikawa. The film is also set to become Masaki Suda’s last film where he plays a high school student. For the upcoming live-action film, Masaki Suda will play troublemaker Haru Yoshida. His character doesn’t have any friends. Tao Tsuchiya will play Shizuku Mizutani. She only thinks about her grades and doesn’t have friends. Haru Yoshida develops feelings for Shizuku Mizutani due to a small misunderstanding.

“My Little Monster” will be released next year in Japan.

May 14 2017

First two still images of Park Min-Young in KBS2 drama series “Queen For Seven Days”

Here’s the first two still images of Park Min-Young in upcoming KBS2 drama series “Queen For Seven Days” (English title). In the upcoming drama series, Park Min-Young plays Shin Chae-Kyung. She falls in love with Prince Lee Yeok (Yeon Woo-Jin) and marries him. After Prince Lee Yeok takes the throne, Shin Chae-Kyung becomes the Queen. Seven days later .. she is removed from her position and expelled from the palace. Teaser #2 has been added on AsianWiki.

“Queen For Seven Days” first airs May 31, 2017 in South Korea. Read more »

May 12 2017

English subtitled teaser trailer for movie “Yongsoon”

English subtitled teaser trailer for upcoming movie “Yongsoon” starring Lee Soo-Kyung & Kim Dong-Young. Movie takes place during the summertime for a 18 year old high school girl played by Lee Soo-Kyung. She has a crush on her gym teacher, while a fellow classmate (Kim Dong-Young) has a crush on her. Movie had its world premiere at last year’s Busan International Film Festival.

“Yongsoon” opens June, 2017 in Japan.