Jan 24 2022

Trailer & poster for movie “Tonbi”

Trailer and poster added for movie “Tonbi” starring Hiroshi Abe and Takumi Kitamura. Movie is based on 2008 novel “Tonbi” by Kiyoshi Shigematsu and follows 2012 NHK drama special “Tonbi” and 2013 TBS drama series “Tonbi.” Meanwhile, the movie’s theme song has been revealed as “Hyacinth” by pop-rock duo Yuzu. Theme song “Hyacinth” is played in the main trailer.

“Tonbi” is now set for release April 8, 2022 in Japan.

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Jan 24 2022

Yuta Kishi cast in movie “G-Men”

Yuta Kishi (King & Prince) is cast for the lead role in live-action film “G-Men.” The film is based on manga series “G-Men” by Toshio Ozawa and directed by Toichiro Ruto (“The Way of the Househusband“). In the movie “G-Men,” Yuta Kishi will be play high school student Shota Kadomatsu. He wants to find a girlfriend and even transfers to a new school in his pursuit, but he is stuck in G class.

“G-Men” will be released sometime during autumn, 2022 in Japan.

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Jan 21 2022

Fuka Koshiba cast in TV Asahi drama “Yokai Housemate 2” & movie version

Fuka Koshiba is cast in TV Asahi sequel drama series “Yokai Housemate 2” and movie version “Yokai Housemate.” Also cast for the sequel drama series and movie are MatsumotoKatsuya MaigumaNobue Iketani and Koji Ookura. All the announced cast members appeared in the original 2020 TV Asahi drama series “Yokai Housemate” and will reprise their respective characters.

Drama series “Yokai Housemate 2” will air April, 2022 and the movie version will be released June, 2022 in Japan.

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Jan 21 2022

Mei Nagano cast in movie “My Broken Mariko”

Mei Nagano is cast in movie “My Broken Mariko.” Movie is based on webcomic “My Broken Mariko” by Waka Hirako and directed by Yuki Tanada (“One Million Yen and the Nigamushi Woman“). For the movie, Mei Nagano will play Tomoyo Shiino. She steals the remains of her high school friend, who committed suicide, and goes on a trip.

Filming for “My Broken Mariko” has already finished and the movie will be released sometime this autumn in Japan.

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Jan 19 2022

Tsubasa Imai, Takashi Tsukamoto, Juon, & Kenjiro Tsuda cast in movie “Tell Me”

Tsubasa ImaiTakashi Tsukamoto, Juon (FUZZY CONTROL), and Kenjiro Tsuda are cast in music biopic film “Tell Me.” The film is based on nonfiction novel “Kyodai Tsuioku no hide” by Hiroshi Matsumoto and directed by Renpei Tsukamoto (“Boku to Kanojo to Rally to“). The film will have Tsubasa Imai playing Hiroshi. His older brother was the late musician Hide (Juon). Hiroshi teams up with producer I.N.A. (Takashi Tsukamoto) to release Hide’s music.

“Tell Me” will be released this summer in Japan.

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Jan 12 2022

Trailer & poster for movie “Radiation House”

Trailer and poster added for live-action film “Radiation House” starring Masataka Kubota & Tsubasa Honda. Movie is based on manga series “Radiation House” by Tomohiro Yokomaku and directed by Masayuki Suzuki. The film also follows 2019 Fuji TV drama series “Radiation House” and its 2021 sequel “Radiation House II.” The movie’s theme song has also been revealed as “More Than Words” by rock band Man With A Mission and that song plays in the main trailer. More supporting cast members have been announced for the film and they are Ikusaburo YamazakiYumi WakatsukiKatsumi Takahashi, and Midoriko Kimura.

“Radiation House” will be released April 29, 2022 in Japan.

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Jan 6 2022

Teaser trailer for movie “Sickness That Leads To The Death Penalty”

Teaser trailer added for movie “Sickness That Leads To The Death Penalty” starring Sadao Abe & Kenshi Okada. Movie is based on 2017 novel “Shikei ni Itaru Yamai” by Riu Kushiki and directed by Kazuya Shiraishi (“The Devil’s Path“). The teaser trailer begins with narration that states “One letter which came to a university student.”

“Sickness That Leads To The Death Penalty” is now set for release May, 2022.

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Jan 5 2022

Ryohei Suzuki & Kento Kaku cast in movie “Tokyo MER: Mobile Emergency Room”

Ryohei Suzuki, Kento Kaku, Ayami Nakajo cast in movie “Tokyo MER: Mobile Emergency Room.” Also cast in the film are Jun KanameShinya KoteHayato Sano, Shiori SatoPhongchiKanta SatoNanaoShingo TsurumiSatoshi HashimotoMakiko WatanabeRiisa Naka and Yuriko Ishida. The movie version is based on 2021 TBS drama series “Tokyo MER: Mobile Emergency Room” and all of today’s announced cast members appeared in the original drama series version. The movie version will be directed by Aya Matsuki and scripted by Tsutomu Kuroiwa. Both of whom worked on the drama series version as well. Plot for the movie has not been revealed, but will revolve around the mobile emergency room, which is a mobile vehicle that attends to major accidents.

“Tokyo MER: Mobile Emergency Room The Movie” will be released sometime during 2023 in Japan.