Mar 9 2018

Kasumi Arimura cast in movie “Before the Coffee Gets Cold”

Kasumi Arimura is cast in movie “Before the Coffee Gets Cold” (literal title). The film is based on 2015 novel “Coffee ga Samenai Uchi ni” by Toshikazu Kawaguchi and will be directed by Ayuko Tsukahara.  Cast in supporting roles are KentaroHaruKento HayashiMotoki Fukami, Yutaka MatsushigeHiroko YakushimaruYo YoshidaWakana Matsumoto and Yuriko Ishida. For the film, Kasumi Arimura will play Kazu Tokita. She is an employee at a cafe. A rumor exists about the cafe that if a customer takes a special seat, that person can travel back to a time of a choice and stay there before their coffee gets cold.

Filming for the movie will take place from March 10, 2018 through mid-April, 2018. “Before the Coffee Gets Cold” will be released September 21, 2018 in Japan.

Mar 8 2018

Main trailer for movie “What a Man Wants”

Main trailer added for upcoming movie “What a Man Wants” (English title) starring Lee Sung-MinShin Ha-KyunSong Ji-Hyo and Lee El. Movie went under its literal title of “Wind Wind Wind” prior to today. In the film, Lee Sung-Min and Song Ji-Hyo play brother and sister. Song Ji-Hyo’s character is married to Shin Ha-Kyun’s character. Lee El’s character then enters the picture. Movie is directed by Lee Byeong-Hun.

“What a Man Wants” opens April 5, 2018 in South Korea.

Mar 8 2018

Tao Tsuchiya & Takumi Kitamura cast in live-action film “We Hope for Blooming”

Tao Tsuchiya and Takumi Kitamura (‘Dish’) are cast for the lead roles in live-action film “We Hope for Blooming” (literal title). Movie is based on manga “Harumatsu Bokura” by Anashin and directed by Yuichiro Hirakawa. Also cast in supporting roles are Yuta KosekiHayato IsomuraYosuke Sugino and Yu Inaba. Story for “We Hope for Blooming” has Tao Tsuchiya playing high school student Mitsuki Haruno. She is timid and doesn’t have any friends at school. A case takes place and she then begins to hang out with 4 players from the school’s basketball team. She also develops feelings for Towa Asakura (Takumi Kitamura) from the basketball team, but she meets her childhood friend (Yuta Koseki) now a basketball player at another high school.

“We Hope for Blooming” will be released sometime during winter, 2018 in Japan.

Mar 7 2018

Song Ji-Hyo offered lead female role in drama series “Romantic Comedy King”

Song Ji-Hyo has been offered the lead female role in upcoming drama series “Romantic Comedy King.” The drama series is based on manga “Zettai Kareshi” by Yuu Watase which was previously adapted into 2008 Fuji TV live-action drama series “Absolute Boyfriend.” Currently, Song Ji-Hyo is considering the offer. If she accepts, she will play a woman who had a bad love experience and became a cold person because of it. She then falls in love with an android programmed to be a boyfriend.

OCN is currently having discussions to air the drama series on Mondays and Tuesdays at 21:00PM, but an agreement has not yet been reached.


Mar 7 2018

Teaser posters for tvN drama series “My Mister”

Here’s two teaser posters for upcoming tvN drama series “My Mister” starring Lee Sun-Kyun and IU. The teaser posters feature Lee Sun-Kyun and IU. Meanwhile, actor Oh Dal-Su dropped out of the drama series on February 27, 2018 due to sexual harassment complaints from his past. Actor Park Ho-San was then cast as his replacement. He will play Park Sang-Hoon (the older brother of Lee Sun-Kyun’s character).

“My Mister” first airs March 21, 2018 in South Korea.


Mar 7 2018

Wakana Aoi and Hayato Sano cast in live-action film “Blue Summer”

Wakana Aoi and Hayato Sano (‘M!LK’) are cast for the lead roles in live-action film “Blue Summer” (literal title). Movie is based on manga “Ao-Natsu” by Atsuko Nanba. Also cast in supporting roles are Seika FuruhataTakumi KizuRinka KumadaAtomu MizuishiShiori Akita and Reo Shimura. Story for “Blue Summer” has Wakana Aoi playing high school student Rio. She lives in Tokyo, but she spends the summer in the countryside. There she meets high school student Ginzo (Hayato Sano) .

“Blue Summer” will be released August 1, 2018 in Japan.

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Mar 7 2018

Teaser trailer for TBS drama series “Boys Over Flowers Season 2”

Teaser trailer for upcoming TBS drama series “Boys Over Flowers Season 2” starring Hana Sugisaki, Sho Hirano and Taishi Nakagawa. The drama series is based on manga “Hana Nochi Hare: Hanadan Next Season” by Yoko Kamio. Story for “Boys Over Flowers Season 2” is set 10 years after the F4 have graduated and a new group Correct 5 is formed at the high school.

“Boys Over Flowers Season 2” first airs April 17, 2018 in Japan.