Sep 3 2020

Poster & trailer for movie “Living In Your Sky”

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.

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Aug 29 2020

Minami Hamabe cast in movie “Kakegurui The Movie Part 2”

Minami Hamabe is cast in live-action sequel film “Kakegurui The Movie Part 2” (working literal title). The drama series is based on manga series “Kakegurui” by Homura Kawamoto & illustrated by Toru Naomura. The screenplay features an original story supervised by manga writer Homura Kawamoto. Also cast in the film & reprising characters from the first film are Mahiro TakasugiAoi MorikawaElaiza IkedaYuma YamotoYurika NakamuraNatsume MitoRuka MatsudaNatsumi OkamotoMiki YanagiSayuri Matsumura and Akira Onodera.

“Kakegurui The Movie Part 2” will be released sometime next year in Japan.

Aug 27 2020

Main trailer & poster for movie “Hope”

Main trailer and poster added for movie “Hope” (English title) starring Shinichi Tsutsumi, Yuriko Ishida, and Kenshi Okada. Movie is based 2016 novel “Nozomi” by Shusuke Shizukui (“Killing For The Prosecution“) and directed by Yukihiko Tsutsumi (“SPEC: Heaven“). The movie’s theme song has also been revealed, which is “Rakujitsu” by singer-songwriter Naotaro Moriyama. Theme song “Rakujitsu” appears in the main trailer. Below are 9 new still images from the movie.

“Hope” will be released October 9, 2020 in Japan.

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Aug 25 2020

Anna Yamada cast in movie “End roll of the world Nameless”

Anna Yamada is cast in movie “End roll of the world Nameless” (literal title) co-starring Takanori Iwata & Mackenyu Arata. Anna Yamada will play Yocchi in the film. She has been friends with Kida (Takanori Iwata) and Makoto (Mackenyu Arata) since they were children. She was also bullied in her past and carries psychological wounds from that. The 3 friends promised to stick together, but Yochhi had to leave Kida and Makoto. Movie is based on 2013 novel novel “Na mo Naki Sekai no End Roll” by Kaoru Yukinari.

“End roll of the world Nameless” will be released sometime next year in Japan.

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Aug 25 2020

Trailer & poster for movie “461 Days of Bento”

Trailer and poster added for movie “461 Days of Bento: A Promise Between Father and Son” starring Yoshihiko Inohara & Shunsuke Michieda. Caption on the poster states “Words can not say for 3 years ‘Thank You.'” Theme song for the movie has also been revealed, which is “Lookin’4” by lead actors Yoshihiko Inohara (V6) and Shunsuke Michieda (“Naniwa Danshi” and “Kansai Johnny’s Jr”). The song is written by Toshimi Watanabe, who also wrote the original essay “461 Ko no Bento wa, Oyaji to Musuko no Otoko no Yakusoku” which the movie is based on. Theme song “Lookin’4” appears in the main trailer as well.

“461 Days of Bento: A Promise Between Father and Son” will be released November 6, 2020 in Japan.

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Aug 20 2020

Teaser trailer & teaser poster for movie “First Love”

Teaser trailer and teaser poster added for movie “First Love” starrring Keiko Kitagawa & Tomoya Nakamura. Movie is based on 2018 novel “First Love” by Rio Shimamoto and directed by  Yukihiko Tsutsumi. The teaser begins with Kanna Hijiriyama (Kyoko Yoshine) walking along a riverbank and holding a blood stained knife. Caption on the teaser poster asks “Why did she kill her father?” Below are the first still images from the movie.

“First Love” is now set for release February, 2021 in Japan.

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Aug 19 2020

Main trailer & poster for movie “The Voice of Sin”

Main trailer and poster added for movie “The Voice of Sin” (English title) starring Shun Oguri & Gen Hoshino. Movie is based on 2016 novel “Tsumi no Koe” by Takeshi Shiota and directed by Nobuhiro Doi (“Flying Colors“). Meanwhile, the movie’s theme song has been revealed as “Furiko” by singer-songwriter Uru. Theme song “Furiko” also plays in the main trailer.

“The Voice of Sin” will be released October 30, 2020 in Japan.

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Aug 19 2020

Junichi Okada cast in movie “The Fable: Chapter Two”

Junichi Okada is cast for live-action sequel film “The Fable: Chapter Two” (working & literal title). Also set to play new characters in the sequel film are Shinichi Tsutsumi, Yurina Hirate, and Masanobu Ando. Set to reprise characters from the original 2019 movie “The Fable” are Fumino Kimura, Mizuki YamamotoJiro SatoKai Inowaki, Ken Yasuda, and Koichi Sato. “The Fable: Chapter Two” is based on manga series “The Fable” by Katsuhisa Minami and directed by Kan Eguchi.

“The Fable: Chapter Two” will be released sometime next year in Japan.

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