Sep 22 2021

Nana Komatsu & Kentaro Sakaguchi cast in movie “The Last 10 Years”

Nana Komatsu and Kentaro Sakaguchi are cast in movie “The Last 10 Years.” The film is based on 2007 novel “Yomei 10 Nen” by Ruka Kosaka and directed by Michihito Fujii (“The Brightest Roof in the Universe“). The novel is “inspired” by the true story of its author Ruka Kosaka, who passed away in 2017 at the age of 38. Meanwhile, the first teaser trailer and poster has been added on AsianWiki. The teaser trailer begins with Kentaro Sakaguchi’s stating “She lives her last 10 years like the beginning of her life.”

“The Last 10 Years” will be released spring, 2022 in Japan.

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Sep 20 2021

Jun Matsumoto cast in TV Asahi drama “Neighbor Chikara”

Jun Matsumoto is cast in TV Asahi drama series “Neighbor Chikara” (literal title of “Tonari no Chikara”). The drama series is scripted and directed by Kazuhiko Yukawa (“Yayoi, March: 30 Years That I Loved You“). For the drama series, Jun Matsumoto will play main character Chikara Nakagoshi. He is a married parent and a writer, but he also loves to help people.

“Neighbor Chikara” first airs January, 2022 in Japan (takes over TV Asahi’s Thursday  9PM time slot after “Doctor-X”).

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Sep 20 2021

Teaser trailer for Netflix drama “My Name”

English subtitled teaser trailer added for Netflix drama series “My Name” starring Han So-Hee, Park Hee-Soon, & Ahn Bo-Hyun. The teaser trailer shows Han So-Hee in violent, action scenes and she utters at the end of the trailer “I’m willing to be a monster.” Below are still images of Han So-Hee as Yoon Ji-Woo, Park Hee-Soon as Choi Moo-Jin, Ahn Bo-Hyun as Jeon Pil-Do.

“My Name” will be available to stream on Netflix from October 15, 2021.

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Sep 19 2021

Second teaser trailer for tvN drama “Jirisan”

Second teaser trailer added for tvN drama series “Jirisan” starring Gianna Jun & Ju Ji-Hoon. In addition, ep.1 is now scheduled to air October 23, 2021 in South Korea (takes over tvN’s Saturday & Sunday 9M time slot after “Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha“). Second teaser trailer has narration that goes “0:19” Gianna Jun “We weren’t the only ones who were in on the mountain that day. Someone on the mountain,” (0:25) Ju Ji-Hoon “Are killing people.” Below is a teaser poster for the drama series.

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Sep 17 2021

Teaser trailer 2 for movie “Will I Be Single Forever?”

Teaser trailer #2 added for live-action film “Will I Be Single Forever?” starring Minami Tanaka. The film is based on manga “Zutto Dokushin de Iru Tsumori?” by Mari Okazaki and directed by Momoko Fukuda (“My Father, the Bride“). The film follows follows four women played by Minami Tanaka as Mami Honda, Miwako Ichikawa as Yukino Sato, Sayuri Matsumura as Miho Suzuki, and Eri Tokunaga as Ayaka Takahashi, deal with issues to find their own happiness.

“Will I Be Single Forever?” will be released November 19, 2021 in Japan.

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Sep 17 2021

Teaser trailer for JTBC drama “Reflection of You”

Teaser trailer added for JTBC drama series “Reflection of You” starring Ko Hyun-Jung & Shin Hyun-Bin. Dialogue in the teaser trailer goes (0:01) Ko Hyun-Jung “Every story has a beginning. My beginning is here. And you,” 
(0:09) Shin Hyun-Bin “Looking at you, I remembered that I wanted to resemble you. Why did I think that it was all my fault for such a long time? You must not be curious about what I know,” (0:25) Ko Hyun-Jung “Koo Hae-Won, where are you?,” (0:28) Shin Hyun-Bin “You ruined everything. In the end, you are the problem.”  Above and below are character posters featuring Ko Hyun-Jung, Shin Hyun-Bin, Kim Jae-Young, & Choi Won-Young.

“Reflection of You” first airs October 13, 2021 in South Korea.

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Sep 17 2021

First script reading for tvN drama “Happiness”

First script reading for tvN drama series “Happiness,” starring Han Hyo-Joo, Park Hyung-Sik, & Jo Woo-Jin, took place May 7, 2021. The first script reading was attended by main cast members including Han Hyo-Joo, Park Hyung-Sik, Jo Woo-Jin, Lee Joon-Hyuk, Park Joo-Hee, Park Hyoung-Soo, Bae Hae-Sun, & Cha Soon-Bae. Director Ahn Gil-Ho and screenwriter Han Sang-Woon also attended the first script reading. The duo previously worked together 2019 OCN drama series “Watcher.” “Happiness” is set in the near future and feature an urban thriller screenplay.

Filming for the drama series began May, 2021 and finished recently. “Happiness” first airs November, 2021 in South Korea.

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Sep 17 2021

Teaser trailer for Coupang Play drama “One Ordinary Day”

Teaser trailer for Coupang Play drama series “One Ordinary Day” starring Kim Soo-Hyun & Cha Seung-Won. This is the first original production by Coupang Play, which is an online video platform by e-commerce company Coupang. The first teaser trailer begins with actor Kim Soo-Hyun stating “Come to think of it, I think their finger moved.”

“One Ordinary Day” will stream on Coupang Play from November, 2021.

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