Hidetoshi Nishijima & Toshiyuki Nishida are cast in movie “Ninkyo Gakuen.” The film is based on 2007 novel “Ninkyo Gakuen” by Bin Konno (“Honcho Azumi“) and directed by Hisashi Kimura. In the film, Hidetoshi Nishijima & Toshiyuki Nishida play leaders of an old school yakuza group. They attempt to restore a local high school that is badly mismanaged.
“Ninkyo Gakuen” will be released autumn, 2019 in Japan.
Main trailer added for movie “Makuko” starring Hikaru Yamazaki, Ninon, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi and Risa Sudo. Movie is based on 2016 novel “Makuko” by Kanako Nishi (“Yellow Elephant“) and directed by Keiko Tsuruoka. The film follows a young 5th grader Satoshi (Hikaru Yamazaki) as his life changes when a beautiful young girl (Ninon) enters his life. She has a big secret though.
“Makuko” will be released March 15, 2019 in Japan.
Trailer for movie “JK Rock” starring Shodai Fukuyama and Ryosuke Yamamoto. Movie is directed by Shunji Muguruma. The film follows rock group JoKers who broke up 1 year earlier. Members of the band attempt to reunite, but they need their singer Jyo Kaieda (Shodai Fukuyama) to become inspired by music again.
“JK Rock” will be released April 6, 2019 in Japan.
Yu Aoi, Yuko Takeuchi, Chieko Matsubara and Tsutomu Yamazaki are cast in movie “A Long Goodbye” (literal title). The movie revolves around an elderly father (Tsutomu Yamazaki) who has Alzheimer and his wife (Chieko Matsubara) and daughters (Yu Aoi and Yuko Takeuchi). The film is based on 2015 novel “Nagai Owakare” by Kyoko Nakajima (“The Little House“) and directed by Ryota Nakano (“Her Love Boils Bathwater“). In addition, a teaser trailer for the upcoming is added on AsianWiki.
“A Long Goodbye” will be released sometime this May in Japan.Read more »
Hidetoshi Nishijima & Seiyo Uchino are cast in live-action TV Tokyo drama series “What Did You Eat Yesterday?” The drama series is based on manga series “Kinou Nani Tabeta?” by Fumi Yoshinaga (“Antique“/”Ooku: The Inner Chamber“). In the drama series Hidetoshi Nishijima will play attorney Shiro Kakei and Seiyo Uchino will play hairdresser Kenji Yabuki. The two men are a gay couple, but only Kenji Yabuki has come out about his sexuality.
“What Did You Eat Yesterday?” first airs April, 2019 in Japan.
Teaser trailer #6 & #7 added for tvN drama series “Touch Your Heart” (English title) starring Lee Dong-Wook and Yoo In-Na. The two teaser trailers are variations of actress Oh Yoon-Seo (Yoo In-Na) first working for attorney Kwon Jung-Rok (Lee Dong-Wook) as his secretary. She is training for a part in upcoming drama series.
“Touch Your Heart” first airs February 6, 2019 in South Korea.
English subtitled trailer added for upcoming movie “Innocent Witness” (English title) starring Jung Woo-Sung and Kim Hyang-Gi. Movie is directed by Lee Han (“Punch“). The film has Jung Woo-Sung playing an attorney who learns only one girl (Kim Hyang-Gi) is a witness to a murder that his client is imprisoned for. The girl has autism though.
“Innocent Witness” will be released February 13, 2019.
Yuriko Yoshitaka is cast for the lead role new TBS drama series “No Working After Hours.” The drama series is based on novel “Watashi, Teiji de Kaerimasu” by Kaeruko Akeno. Also cast in supporting roles are Osamu Mukai, Tokio Emoto, Yuki Izumisawa, Kavka Shishido, Yuki Uchida and Yusuke Santamaria. For drama series “No Working After Hours,” Yuriko Yoshitaka will play Yui Higashiyama. Her character absolutely hates working overtime and workaholics in general. Trouble brews for her when a new department head works at her company.
“No Working After Hours” will first air April, 2019 in Japan.Read more »