Dec 8 2020

Masaki Suda & Fukase cast in movie “Character”

Masaki Suda and Fukase (Sekai no Owari) are cast in movie “Character.” The film is scripted by Takashi Nagasaki and directed by Akira Nagai. Fukase from pop band “Sekai no Owari” will make his acting debut in the movie. Masaki Suda will play main character Keigo Yamashiro. He is a manga writer, but he’s stuck in the role of an assistant due to his inability to create evil characters. He then comes across a murder scene.

“Character” will be released June, 2021 in Japan.

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Dec 4 2020

Teaser trailer for movie “Rurouni Kenshin: The Final”

Teaser trailer #2, poster, & release date added for movies “Rurouni Kenshin: The Final” and “Rurouni Kenshin: The Beginning.” Release date for “Rurouni Kenshin: The Final” is now set for April 23, 2021 and release date for “Rurouni Kenshin: The Beginning” is set for June 4, 2021. Caption on the poster above states “The future begins here.” The films are based on manga series “Rurouni Kenshin: Junchuhen” by Nobuhiro Watsuki and the 4th and 5th installments in the Rurouni Kenshin franchise of films.

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Dec 1 2020

Gou Ayano cast in movie film “Homunculus”

Gou Ayano is cast in live-action film “Homunculus.” The film is based on manga series “Homunculus” by Hideo Yamamoto (“Stop the Bitch Campaign“) and directed by Takashi Shimizu (“Ju-on“). The psychological thriller will have Gou Ayano playing homeless man Susumu Nokoshi. To make money, he undergoes trepanation, which is a medical procedure to drill a hole in the skull. It’s thought the procedure could better blood circulation and pressure inside the skull and also enhance someone’s sixth sense.

“Homunculus” will be released April 2, 2021 in Japan and the movie will also be released on Netflix at a later date.

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Nov 30 2020

Trailer & poster for movie “In Those Days”

Trailer and poster added for movie “In Those Days” (literal title) starring Tori Matsuzaka. The film is based on autobiographical comic “Ano Koro: Danshi Kashimashi Monogatari ” by Mikito Tsurugi, who is the bassist for electronic-rock band Arakajime. The trailer begins with narration that states “I always watch you. I like you a lot. I continue to cheer for you.”

“In Those Days” will be released February 19, 2021 in Japan.

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Nov 26 2020

Teaser trailer & poster for movie “You’re Not Normal, Either”

Teaser trailer and poster added for movie “You’re Not Normal, Either” starring Ryo Narita & Kaya Kiyohara. Movie is scripted by Ryo Takada and directed by Koji Maeda. The teaser trailer begins with the voice of Kaya Kiyohara as she states in Japanese “What a waste. If content is decent, I am sure you will have a girlfriend.”

“You’re Not Normal, Either” is now set for release March 19, 2021 in Japan.

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Nov 25 2020

Teaser trailer & poster for movie “Signal The Movie”

Teaser trailer and poster added for movie “Signal The Movie” starring Kentaro Sakaguchi, Kazuki Kitamura, and Michiko Kichise. The film is based on 2016 tvN drama series “Signal” and a sequel to 2018 Fuji TV remake drama series “Signal.” Newly announced supporting cast members for the movie, who also appeared in the Fuji TV drama series, are Kazuki KitamuraMichiko KichiseYuichi Kimura, Tetsuhiro Ikeda and Kaede Aono. Also cast to play new characters in the film are Tsuyoshi IharaTetsushi TanakaTetta SugimotoTakeshi Kaga and Nao

Release date for “Signal The Movie” is now set for April 2, 2021 in Japan.

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Nov 24 2020

Yuya Yagira & Yo Oizumi cast in Netflix movie “Asakusa Kid”

 Yuya Yagira and Yo Oizumi are cast in Netflix movie “Asakusa Kid.” The film is based on 1988 autobiographical novel “Asakusa Kid” by Takeshi Kitano, as well as his 1986 song “Asakusa Kid.” The movie will be directed by actor Hitori Gekidan. For the film, which is set in 1965, Yuya Yagira will play Takeshi Kitano. He begins to apprentice under entertainer Senzaburo Fukami played by Yo Oizumi.

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