Jul 6 2022

Yutaka Takenouchi & Haru Kuroki cast in movie “Ichikei’s Crow”

Yutaka Takenouchi and Haru Kuroki are cast in live-action film “Ichikei’s Crow.” The movie is a sequel to 2021 Fuji TV drama series “Ichikei’s Crow: The Criminal Court Judges” and based on manga series “Ichikei no Karasu” by Rito Asami. Yutaka Takenouchi and Haru Kuroki, who both appeared in the original Fuji TV drama series, will reprise their characters of Michio Iruma & Chizuru Sakama.

“Ichikei’s Crow” will be released January 13, 2023 in Japan.

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Jul 5 2022

Teaser trailer & poster for movie “Motto Chouetsu Shita Tokoro e”

Teaser trailer and poster added for movie “Motto Chouetsu Shita Tokoro e” starring Atsuko Maeda, Shuri, Marika Ito, & Mei Kurokawa. Movie is based on 2015 stage play “Motto Chouetsu Shita Tokoro e” by Shuko Nemoto and directed by Santa Yamagishi (“Demon Covered in Scars“). Meanwhile, the movie’s theme song has been revealed as “Hateshinai Futari” by pop singer aiko. The theme song plays in the teaser trailer ass well.

“Motto Chouetsu Shita Tokoro e” will be released October 14, 2022.

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Jul 4 2022

Main trailer & poster for movie “Seven Secretaries: The Movie”

Main trailer and poster added for movie “Seven Secretaries: The Movie” starring Fumino Kimura, Alice Hirose, Nanao, Shim Eun-Kyung. The movie is a sequel to 2020 TV Asahi drama series “Seven Secretaries,” with the seven lead actors from the drama series reprising their roles in the upcoming movie. Newly announced cast members for the movie are Hiroshi Tamaki, Gaku Hamada, Michiko Kichise, and Tsurube Shofukutei. The movie will have the seven secretaries help local residents take on the powerful Tsukumo family.

“Seven Secretaries: The Movie” will be released October 7, 2022 in Japan.

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Jul 4 2022

Ryo Yoshizawa & Aoi Miyazaki cast in Netflix movie “In Love and Deep Water”

Ryo Yoshizawa and Aoi Miyazaki are cast in Netflix movie “In Love and Deep Water.” Movie is setup as a mystery/romantic-comedy that takes place on a luxury cruise ship. Ryo Yoshizawa will play Suguru Ubukata. He works as a butler on the cruise ship. Aoi Miyazaki will play Chizuru Banjaku. She is a mysterious passenger on the cruise ship. Also cast for supporting roles in the film are: Yo YoshidaRinko KikuchiKento NagayamaYuki IzumisawaAju MakitaHatsunori HasegawaSaki TakaokaKen YasudaYunho, and Rumika Oogai.

Release date for “In Love and Deep Water” has not yet been revealed.

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Jul 1 2022

Teaser trailer and poster for movie “The Legend & Butterfly”

Teaser trailer and poster added for movie “The Legend & Butterfly” starring Takuya Kimura & Haruka Ayase. The film is set during the warring states period. Takuya Kimura and Haruka Ayase play real life historical figures Nobunaga Oda and Nohime. The two married through a political marriage and eventually went on to unify the entire country.

“The Legend & Butterfly” will be released January 27, 2023 in Japan.

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Jul 1 2022

Mizuki Yoshida & Takako Tokiwa cast in movie “Atsui Munasawagi”

Mizuki Yoshida & Takako Tokiwa are cast in movie “Atsui Munasawagi.” The film is based on 2019 stage play “Atsui Munasawagi.” For the upcoming movie, Mizuki Yoshida will play university student Chinatsu and Takako Tokiwa will play Chinatsu’s mother Akiko. The mother finds a medical note in her daughter’s room asking her daughter to come back for a breast cancer re-screening.

“Atsui Munasawagi” will be released sometime next year in Japan.

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Jun 28 2022

Poster and trailer for movie “The Fish Tale”

Poster and trailer added for movie “The Fish Tale” starring Non, Yuya Yagira, & Kaho. The movie is based on autobiography “Sakana Kun No Ichi Sakana Ichi Kai: Mainichi Muchuna Jinsei” by Sakana-kun and directed by Shuichi Okita (“The Chef of South Polar“). Meanwhile, the movie’s theme song has been announced as “Yume no Hanashi” by pop-rock-dance group CHAI. The theme song “Yume no Hanashi” also plays during the trailer.

“The Fish Tale” will be released September 1, 2022 in Japan.

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Jun 28 2022

Teaser trailer & poster for movie “Phases of the Moon”

Teaser trailer and poster added for movie “Phases of the Moon” starring Yo Oizumi, Kasumi Arimura, Ren Meguro, & Kou Shibasaki. Movie is based on 2017 novel “Tsuki no Michikake” by Shogo Sato and directed by Ryuichi Hiroki (“Ride or Die“). The teaser trailer begins with Kou Shibasaki stating “Even now, I’ve liked you all along.”

“Phases of the Moon” will be released December 2, 2022 in Japan.

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Jun 24 2022

Teaser trailer for movie “Karada Sagashi”

Teaser trailer added for movie “Karada Sagashi” starring Kanna Hashimoto & Gordon Maeda. Goron Maeda was announced today as a co-star for the movie. and he will play Takahiro Ise. His character is Asuka Morisaki’s (Kanna Hashimoto) childhood friend and also a classmate. He is a popular student in their classroom. Movie is based on  web novel “Karada Sagashi” by Welzard and directed by Eiichiro Hasumi (“Assassination Classroom“).

“Karada Sagashi” will be released October 14, 2022 in Japan.

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Jun 24 2022

Teaser trailer & poster for movie “Remember to Breathe”

Teaser trailer and poster added for movie “Remember to Breathe” starring Mao Inoue & Eri Ishida. The movie has Mao Inoue and Eri Ishida playing daughter and mother. They have lived apart for a long time, but the mother has a small fire at her house and moves in with her daughter temporarily. The Japanese title for the film was originally “Tojikometa Toiki” before changing to “Watashi no Okaasan.”

“Remember to Breathe” is now set for release sometime this autumn in Japan.

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