Jul 8 2021

Main trailer for movie “Lupin’s Daughter”

Main trailer added for movie “Lupin’s Daughter” starring Kyoko Fukada, Koji Seto, & Kanna Hashimoto. Movie is based on novel “Rupan no Musume” by Dai Yokozeki and directed by Hideki Takeuchi (“Nodame Cantabile“). The trailer begins with captions that states “Congratulations! Retirement!,” and then shows Takeru Mikumo (Atsuro Watabe), who has decided to retire from crime, receiving flowers. 

“Lupin’s Daughter” will be released October 15, 2021 in Japan.

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Jul 5 2021

Teaser trailer & poster for movie “99.9 Criminal Lawyer: The Movie”

New teaser trailer and poster added for movie “99.9 Criminal Lawyer: The Movie” starring Jun Matsumoto, Teruyuki Kagawa, and Hana Sugisaki. In addition, Jin KatagiriMagiAzusa Babazono, & Toru Baba have been announced as supporting actors in the film. All four of the new cast members will play employees at Madarame Law Firm. 

“99.9 Criminal Lawyer: The Movie” will be released sometime this winter in Japan.

Jun 30 2021

Hiroshi Abe cast in movie “Transfer Order Is To The Musical Band”

Hiroshi Abe is cast in movie “Transfer Order Is To The Musical Band” (literal title of “Ido Jirei wa Ongakutai!”). The film is written and directe by Eiji Uchida. In the film, Hiroshi Abe will play Detective Tsukasa Naruse. His boss transfers him to the police musical band as punishment. Director Eiji Uchida became inspired to the make the movie after watching a flash mob police musical band perform on YouTube.

Filming for “Transfer Order Is To The Musical Band” begins at the start of August, 2021 and will be released during summer, 2022.

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Jun 28 2021

Toma Ikuta cast in movie “The Mole Song: Final”

Toma Ikuta cast in live-action film “The Mole Song: Final.” Along with Toma Ikuta as Reiji Kikukawa, director Takashi Miike & screenwriter Kankuro Kudo will work together again after collaborating on 2014 movie “The Mole Song: Undercover Agent Reiji” and 2016 sequel movie “The Mole Song: Hong Kong Capriccio.” The film will have Reiji Kikukawa going undercover to infiltrate the biggest yakuza organization. In addition, the first teaser trailer has already been added on AsianWiki. Filming for the movie finished mid-June, 2021.

“The Mole Song: Final” will be released November 19, 2021.

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