Jul 30 2021

Trailer & poster for movie “Riverside Mukolitta”

Trailer and poster added for movie “Riverside Mukolitta” starring Kenichi Matsuyama, Tsuyoshi Muro, & Hikari Mitsushima. Movie is based on 2019 novel “Kawapperi Mukolitta” by Naoko Ogigami and also directed by her. Naoko Ogigami has directed such films as 2004 movie “Yoshino’s Barber Shop,” 2006 movie “Kamome Diner,” 2012 movie “Rent-a-Cat,” and 2017 movie “Close-Knit.”

“Riverside Mukolitta” will be released November 3, 2021 in Japan.

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Jul 29 2021

Trailer & poster for movie “And, the Baton Was Passed”

Trailer and poster for movie “And, the Baton Was Passed” (literal title) starring Mei Nagano, Kei Tanaka, & Satomi Ishihara. Movie is based on 2018 novel “Soshite, Baton wa Watasareta” by Maiko Seo (“Our Meal For Tomorrow“) and directed by Tetsu Maeda (“A Banana? At This Time of Night?“). The trailer features the track “Chained” by rock band SHE’S.

“And, the Baton Was Passed” will be released October 29, 2021.

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Jul 28 2021

Trailer & poster for movie “Hiraite”

Trailer and poster added for movie “Hiraite” starring Anna Yamada & Ryuto Sakuma. Movie is based based on 2012 novel “Hiraite” by Risa Wataya (“Tremble All You Want“) and directed by Rin Shuto (“Nacchan wa mada Shinjuku“). Meanwhile, the movie’s theme song has been revealed as “Hiraite” by singer-songwriter Seiko Oomori. Theme song “Hiraite” is played in the main trailer.

Release date for “Hiraite” is now set for October 22, 2021 in Japan.

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Jul 26 2021

Tetsuji Tamayama & Mai Fukagawa cast in movie “I’m Just a Little Out of Luck Right Now”

Tetsuji Tamayama & Mai Fukagawa are cast in movie “I’m Just a Little Out of Luck Right Now” (literal title). Movie is based on 2016 novel “Ima wa Chotto Tsuitenai dake” by Yuki Ibuki. The film is set at a sharehouse, where residents attempt to restart their lives. Filming for the movie will begin September, 2021.

“I’m Just a Little Out of Luck Right Now” will be released spring, 2022 in Japan.

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Jul 22 2021

Trailer & poster for movie “The Woman of S.R.I.: The Movie”

Trailer and poster added for movie “The Woman of S.R.I.: The Movie” starring Yasuko Sawaguchi & Takashi Naito. The film is based off of long running TV Asahi drama series “The Woman of S.R.I.” starring Yasuko Sawaguchi. Also, the theme song for the movie has been announced as “Koe” by singer Harumi. The theme song is played in the main trailer. Below are still images from the movie.

“The Woman of S.R.I.: The Movie” will be released September 3, 2021 in Japan.

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Jul 20 2021

Teaser trailers & teaser poster for movie “Parasite in Love”

Two teaser trailers and a teaser poster added for movie “Parasite in Love” starring Kento Hayashi & Nana Komatsu. Movie is based on 2016 novel “Koi Suru Kiseichu” by Sugaru Miaki and directed by Kensaku Kakimoto. Caption on the teaser poster states “The bug is parasitic on love.” The teaser trailers are titled as “Love Version” and “Parasite Version.”

“Parasite in Love” will be released November, 2021 in Japan.

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Jul 15 2021

Masaharu Fukuyama, Kou Shibasaki, & Kazuki Kitamura cast in movie “Silent Parade”

Masaharu FukuyamaKou Shibasaki, & Kazuki Kitamura are cast in sequel film “Silent Parade” (literal title). Move is the third feature film installment in the “Galileo” series, following 2008 movie “Suspect X” and 2013 movie “Midsummer Formula.” All three lead performers will reprise their respective roles from the prior movies.

Filming for “Silent Parade” will begin early July, 2021 and finish September, 2021. “Silent Parade” will be released sometime next year in Japan.

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