Nov 4 2018

Yuki Kashiwagi & Kentaro Ito cast in TBS live-action drama series “Will This Love Is a Checkmate?”

Yuki Kashiwagi (‘AKB48’) & Kentaro Ito are cast in TBS live-action drama series “Will This Love Is a Checkmate?” (literal title). The drama series is based on manga “Kono Koi wa Tsumi na no ka!?” by Hyte Torisima. In the drama series, Yuki Kashiwagi plays a 32-year-old shogi chess player with large breasts. Kentaro Ito will play 24-year-old salaryman Taiga Kohinata who is still a virgin. He falls in love with the woman played by Yuki Kashiwagi.

“Will This Love Is a Checkmate?” consists of 4 episodes and will first air December 2, 2018 in Japan.

Nov 3 2018

First four teaser trailers for tvN drama series “Encounter”

First four teaser trailers added for upcoming tvN drama series “Encounter” (English title) starring  Park Bo-Gum and Song Hye-Kyo. All 4 teaser trailers feature Park Bo-Gum and Song Hye-Kyo walking along the streets of Cuba. Their characters of Kim Jin-Hyeok (Park Bo-Gum) and Cha Soo-Hyun (Song Hye-Kyo) meet for the first time while in Cuba.

“Encounter” first airs November 28, 2018 in South Korea.

Nov 2 2018

Teaser poster for tvN drama series “Encounter”

Teaser poster for tvN drama series “Encounter” (English title) starring Song Hye-Kyo and Park Bo-Gum. The teaser poster features Kim Jin-Hyeok (Park Bo-Bum) and Cha Soo-Hyun (Song Hye-Ko) from their backside. These two characters who come from disparate backgrounds meet in an exotic location and develop feelings romantically.

“Encounter” first airs November 28, 2018 in South Korea.

Nov 2 2018

Teaser trailer #3 and group poster for JTBC drama series “SKY Castle”

Teaser trailer #3 and group poster added for upcoming JTBC drama series “SKY Castle.” There’s two versions of teaser trailer #3, with the first version introducing the main male characters played by Kim Byung-ChulJo Jae-YunChoi Won-Young and Jung Joon-Ho. The second version of teaser trailer #3 introduces the main female characters played by Kim Seo-Hyung, Oh Na-RaYoon Se-AhLee Tae-Ran and Yum Jung-Ah. This is the first appearance by the “SKY CASTLE” main cast members outside of Yum Jung-Ah in a trailer. The group poster also introduces these 9 main cast members.

“SKY Castle” will first air November 23, 2018 in South Korea.

 

Nov 1 2018

SBS drama special “Praise of Death” to air from November 27

SBS drama special “Praise of Death” (literal title) is now set to first air Tuesday, November 27, 2018 in South Korea. The drama special consists of 3 episodes and will finish on December 4, 2018. “Praise of Death” will slot into SBS’ Monday and Tuesday 10PM time slot after “Where Stars Land” and will be followed by “Bok-Soo’s Back” on December 10, 2018. Drama special “Praise of Death” is based on the true story of Kim Woo-Jin (Lee Jong-Suk) and Yun Sim-Deok (Shin Hye-Sun). The drama special was originally reported to consist of 2 episodes, but that has now been changed to 3 episodes.

Nov 1 2018

Teaser trailer for SBS drama series “The Last Empress”

Teaser trailer added for upcoming SBS drama series “The Last Empress” starring Jang Na-RaChoi Jin-Hyuk and Shin Sung-Rok.

Meanwhile, still images below is the first of Shin Sung-Rok in the drama series. Filming for this scene took place in Yongsan District, Seoul. He wears a mask while drinking at a nightclub.

“The Last Empress” first airs November 21, 2018 in South Korea (takes over SBS’ Wednesday and Thursday 10PM time slot after “Heart Surgeons“).

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Nov 1 2018

Teaser poster and release date for movie “Touken Ranbu: The Movie”

Teaser poster and release date added for movie “Touken Ranbu: The Movie” starring Hiroki SuzukiYoshihiko Aramaki & Ryo Kitamura. Story for “Touken Ranbu: The Movie” follows 8 warriors who were transformed from 8 great swords. They go back in time to kill Nobunaga Oda who did not die as he should have according to history. Movie is directed by Saiji Yakumo. The film is based on collectible card video game “Touken Ranbu.”

“Touken Ranbu: The Movie” is now set for release January 18, 2019 in Japan.