Teaser poster added for upcoming movie “Distraction Babies” featuring the battered face of Yuya Yagira. Movie also stars Masaki Suda, Nana Komatsu & Nijiro Murakami and directed by Tetsuya Mariko (“Yellow Kid“). Release date for “Distraction Babies” is now targeted for sometime in May, 2016 in Japan.
Posts Categorized: Japanese Movies
Trailer added for live-action film “Kurosaki kun no Iinari ni Nante Naranai” starring Kento Nakajima, Nana Komatsu & Yudai Chiba. Movie is based on manga series”Kurosaki kun no Iinari ni Nante Naranai” by Makino and directed by Sho Tsukikawa.
“Kurosaki kun no Iinari ni Nante Naranai” will be released February 27, 2016 in Japan.
Hiroshi Abe, Kirin Kiki & Yoko Maki are all cast in movie “Umi Yorimo Mada Fukaku.” The movie is written and directed by Hirokazu Koreeda (“Like Father, Like Son”). Story for the film revolves around Ryota (played by Hiroshi Abe) and his family of ex-wife (Kyoko), mother (Kirin Kiki) and 11-year-old son (Taiyo Yoshizawa). They all gather at the apartment of Ryota’s mother when a typhoon passes and they all must spend the night there.
“Umi Yorimo Mada Fukaku” will be released May 21, 2016 in Japan.
Kaho Mizutani is cast in horror film “Valentine Nightmare.” The movie is based on a horror game developed by Ivory Dice and directed by Yasumasa Konno. Premise for the film has high school students on a graduation trip. They become haunted by the spirit of a classmate who committed suicide on Valentine’s Day, one year ago. The students must overcome their fears and find out the truth about what happened one year ago.
“Valentine Nightmare” will be released sometime January, 2016 in Japan.
Trailer added for upcoming live-action horror film “Chimamire Sukeban Chainsaw” starring Rio Uchida & Mari Yamachi. Movie is based on manga series”Chimamire Sukeban Chainsaw” by Rei Mikamoto. The main character has a chainsaw and there’s zombies in the film.
“Chimamire Sukeban Chainsaw” will be released February 20, 2016.
Actress Kasumi Arimura is cast in movie “Natsumi’s Firefly” directed by Ryuichi Hiroki (“Vibrator“). Movie is based on 2010 novel”Natsumi no Hotaru” by Akio Morisawa (“Tsugaru“). Also cast in the film are Asuka Kudo, Kaoru Kobayashi, Ken Mitsuishi, Kazuko Yoshiyuki.
“Natsumi’s Firefly” will be released sometime next spring in Japan.
First teaser trailer and main poster added for upcoming live-action sequel film “Assassination Classroom: Graduation” starring Ryosuke Yamada, Masaki Suda & Maika Yamamoto. In addition, Kazunari Ninomiya, Mirei Kiritani & Hiroki Narimiya are set to make special appearances in the film in flashback scenes.
“Assassination Classroom: Graduation” will be released March 25, 2016 in Japan.
Teaser trailer added for upcoming movie “Ayashii Kanojo” starring Mikako Tabe & Mitsuko Baisho. Movie is a remake of 2014 South Korean film “Miss Granny” which starred Shim Eun-Kyung & Na Moon-Hee in the respective roles of teenage granny and granny. “Ayashii Kanojo” is directed by Nobuo Mizuta (“Maiko haaaan!!!“/”The Apology King“).
“Ayashii Kanojo” will be released April 1, 2016 in Japan.
First teaser trailer added for upcoming live-action comedy film “Chinyuki” starring Kenichi Matsuyama. “Chinyuki” is based on manga series “Chinyuki – Taro to Yukaina Nakama tachi” by Gataro Man which is setup as a parody of well known 16th century Chinese novel “Journey to the West.”
“Chinyuki” will be released February 27, 2016 in Japan.