Main poster and release date added for movie “Town Without Sea” starring Yuki Kura, Roi Ishiuchi, and Nari Saito. The film marks the directorial debut by 24-year-old actress Elaiza Ikeda. “Town Without Sea” already had its world premiere at the 2020 Jeonju International Film Festival and is now set for release December 4, 2020 in Japan.
Posts Categorized: Japanese Movies
Teaser trailer and teaser poster added for movie “The End of the Tiny World” starring Takanori Iwata & Mackenyu Arata. Movie is based on 2013 novel “Na mo Naki Sekai no End Roll” by Kaoru Yukinari and directed by Yuichi Sato (“You, I Love“). The teaser begins with narration that states “Small and nameless. Irreplaceable, our world was going to collapse without a trace.” In addition, Kenjiro Ishimaru, Kohei Otomo and Akira Emoto have been announced as supporting cast members in the upcoming film.
“The End Of The Tiny World” is now set for release January 29, 2021 in Japan.Read more »
Main trailer and two posters added for movie “Silent Tokyo” starring Koichi Sato, Yuriko Ishida, & Hidetoshi Nishijima. The ending song for the movie is a cover of “Happy X-mas (War Is Over)” by rapper Awich. The ending song also appears in the main trailer.
“Silent Tokyo” will be released December 4, 2020 in Japan.Read more »
Main trailer and poster added for live-action film “One In A Hundred Thousand” (English title) starring Alan Shirahama & Yuna Taira. Movie is based on manga series “10 Manbun no 1” by Kaho Miyasaka & directed by Koichiro Miki (“The Travelling Cat Chronicles“). The movie’s theme song has also been revealed, which is “Star Traveling” by Generations from Exile Tribe. Lead actor in the movie Alan Shirahama is a member of Generations from Exile Tribe. Theme song “Star Traveling” appears in the main trailer.
“One In A Hundred Thousand” will be released November 27, 2020 in Japan.Read more »
Teaser trailer and teaser posters added for movie “Stop Me” (literal title) starring Non and Kento Hayashi. Movie is based on 2017 novel “Watashi o Kuitomete” by Risa Wataya & directed by Akiko Ohku. Director Akiko Ohku previously directed movie “Tremble All You Want,” which is also based on a novel by Risa Wataya. In addition, Asami Usuda, Hairi Katagiri and Takuya Wakabayashi have been announced as supporting cast members for the movie.
“Stop Me” will be released December 18, 2020 in Japan.Read more »
Raul (Snow Man) and Ai Yoshikawa are cast in live-action film “Honey Lemon Soda.” The teen-romance film is based on manga series “Honey Lemon Soda” by Mayu Murata and directed by Koji Shintoku (“Honey“). Ai Yoshikawa will play Uka Ishimori. She is a shy teen girl and falls for a guy with lemon colored hair played by Raul.
“Honey Lemon Soda” will be released summer, 2021 in Japan.Read more »
Main trailer for movie “The Legacy of Dr. Death: Black File” starring Gou Ayano & Keiko Kitagawa. Movie is based on 2017 novel “Doctor Death no Isan” by Shichiri Nakayama (“Goodbye Debussy“) and directed by Yoshihiro Fukagawa (“Restaurant From The Sky“). Meanwhile, the movie’s theme song has been revealed, which is “Beast” by pop-rock group Alexandros. The theme song “Beast” is also featured in the trailer.
“The Legacy of Dr. Death: Black File” will be released November 13, 2020 in Japan.Read more »
Trailer and poster added for movie “Adult’s Situation” (literal title of “Otona no Jijou”) starring Noriyuki Higashiyama, Honami Suzuki, and Takako Tokiwa. The film is a remake of 2016 Italian film “Perfect Strangers.” The same Italian film was also remade into 2018 South Korean film “Intimate Strangers” starring Yu Hae-Jin, Yum Jung-Ah, & Cho Jin-Woong.
“Adult’s Situation” is now scheduled for release January 8, 2021 in Japan.Read more »
Poster and trailer added for movie “Living In Your Sky” starring Mikako Tabe. Movie is based on 2013 novel “Sora ni Sumu” by Masato Odake and directed by Shinji Aoyama. The movie’s theme song has also been announced, which is “Sora ni Sumu; Living In Your Sky” by Sandaime J Soul Brothers. Supporting actor Takanori Iwata, who plays Morinori Tokito, is a member of Sandaime J Soul Brothers. The theme song is played in the trailer. Caption on the poster states in Japanese “I, start from here.”
“Living In Your Sky” will be released October 23, 2020 in Japan.Read more »
Trailer and poster added for movie “Junihitoe wo Kita Akuma” starring Kentaro Ito & Ayaka Miyoshi. The film is based on 2012 novel “Junihitoe wo Kita Akuma Genji Monogatari Ibun” by Makiko Uchidate & directed by veteran actress Hitomi Kuroki.
“Junihitoe wo Kita Akuma” will be released November 6, 2020 in Japan.Read more »