Jun 28 2019

Main trailer #2 and main poster for live-action film “Kaguya-sama: Love Is War”

Main trailer #2, teaser #2 and main poster added for live-action film “Kaguya-sama: Love Is War” starring Sho Hirano and Kanna Hashimoto. Movie is based on manga series “Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai: Tensaitachi no Renai Zunosen” by Aka Akasaka and directed by Hayato Kawai. Meanwhile, the movie’s theme song has been revealed as “Koi-wazurai” by idol group King & Prince, which includes lead actor Sho Hirano as a member. A photo of the group is below. The song “Koi-wazurai” appears in trailer #2 and teaser #2.

“Kaguya-sama: Love Is War” will be released September 6, 2019 in Japan.

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Jun 28 2019

Yuki Furukawa cast in WOWOW drama series “Evil’s Wave”

Yuki Furukawa is cast in WOWOW drama series “Evil’s Wave” (literal title). The drama series is based on 2011 novel “Ishi no Mayu Keishicho Satsujin Bunsekihan” and is a spin-off to 2015 WOWOW drama series “Stone’s Cocoon” and 2016 WOWOW drama series “Crystal’s Beating.” Story for “Evil’s Wave” is set before “Stone’s Cocoon” and tells the story of Masato Yaginuma and how he became a killer.

“Evil’s Wave” first airs October, 2019 in Japan.

Jun 28 2019

Two main posters & teaser trailer #3 for MBC drama series “Rookie Historian Goo Hae-Ryung”

2 main posters and teaser trailer #3 added for MBC drama series “Rookie Historian Goo Hae-Ryung” starring Shin Se-Kyung and Cha Eun-Woo. The drama series follows fictional character Goo Hae-Ryung (Shin Se-Kyung) who becomes the first female historian in Joseon and her romance with Prince Lee Rim (Cha Eun-Woo).

“Rookie Historian Goo Hae-Ryung” first airs July 17, 2019 in South Korea.

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Jun 28 2019

Teaser trailer for JTBC drama series “Be Melodramatic”

Teaser trailer for JTBC drama series “Be Melodramatic” starring Chun Woo-Hee, Jeon Yeo-Bin, Han Ji-Eun, Ahn Jae-Hong and Gong Myung. The drama series is the first to be directed by Lee Byeong-Hun, who has directed such films as “Twenty” and box-office hit “Extreme Job.” He also helped write screenplays for popular films “Scandal Makers” and “Sunny.”

Meanwhile, the first script reading for the drama series took place March 13, 2019 in Sangam, Seoul, South Korea. Main cast members Chun Woo-Hee, Jeon Yeo-Bin, Han Ji-Eun, Ahn Jae-Hong, Gong Myung, Oh Seung-Yun, Lee You-Jin, Lee Joo-Bin, Jung Seung-Kil, Baek Ji-Won, Kim Young-A, Heo Joon-Seok and Ryu Abel attended the first script reading. Director Lee Byeong-Hun stated at the end of the first script reading “It was so good with the rhythm and breathing of actresses and actors. I think I can work and have fun at the site without being worried.”

“Be Melodramatic” first airs July 26, 2019 in South Korea (takes over JTBC’s Friday and Saturday 11PM time slot after “Aide“”).

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Jun 27 2019

Teaser trailer for movie “Blind Witness”

Teaser trailer added for movie “Blind Witness” (literal title) starring Riho Yoshioka and Mahiro Takasugi. Movie is a remake of 2011 South Korean film “Blind” starring Kim Ha-Neul and Yoo Seung-Ho in the lead roles. The teaser trailer begins with Riho Yoshioka as Natsume Hamanaka screaming for help. Her character is blind and someone is after her. The teaser poster above and still image below shows both Riho Yoshioka as Natsume Hamanaka and Mahiro Takasugi as Haruma Kunisaki.

“Blind Witness” will be released September 20, 2019 in Japan.

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Jun 27 2019

Tetsuji Tamayama cast in WOWOW drama series “Top League”

Tetsuji Tamayama is cast in WOWOW drama series “Top League.” The drama series is based on 2017 novel “Top League” by Hideo Aiba. This is the 4th novel by Hideo Aiba that will be adapted into a WOWOW drama series following “Trembling Cow,” “Blood on the Tracks” and “Unexploded Bomb.” For the drama series, Tetsuji Tamayama will play reporter Naoki Matsuoka. He looks into a case involving a found safe, but dark politics linger in the backdrop.

“Top League” will first air October, 2019 and consist of 6 episodes.

Jun 27 2019

Teaser trailer & poster for live-action film “Korosanai Kare to Shinanai Kanojyo”

Teaser trailer and teaser poster added for live-action film “Korosanai Kare to Shinanai Kanojyo” starring Shotaro Mamiya and Hinako Sakurai. Movie is based on manga series “Korosanai Kare to Shinanai Kanojyo” by Seikimatsu and directed by Keiichi Kobayashi (“About the Pink Sky“). Caption on the teaser poster states in Japanese ““Beside you, the world changes.” Story for the film deals with a young teen woman who has suicidal thoughts. Meanwhile, below are still images from the film.

“Korosanai Kare to Shinanai Kanojyo” will be released November 15, 2019.

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Jun 27 2019

First teaser trailers for SBS drama series “Doctor Detective” / Kwak Dong-Yeon to make cameo appearance

First two teaser trailers added for SBS drama series “Doctor Detective” starring Park Jin-Hee, Bong Tae-Gyu and Lee Ki-Woo. In teaser 1, around the 13 second mark, a man asks “Is your workplace safe?” The drama series follows doctor who investigate industrial accidents. Meanwhile, actor Kwak Dong-Yeon will make a cameo appearance in the drama series. For his cameo appearance he will play Jung Ha-Rang. He works as a repairman of a screen door in the subway.

“Doctor Detective” first airs July 17, 2019 in South Korea.

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