Apr 13 2022

Teaser trailer & posters for movie “Whisper of the Heart”

Teaser trailer and teaser posters added for live-action film “Whisper of the Heart” starring Nana Seino & Tori Matsuzaka. Movie is based on on manga series “Mimi o Sumaseba” by Aoi Hiiragi. Caption on the two teaser posters states “There’s someone I want to meet.” Also announced today, Runa Yasuhara and Tsubasa Nakagawa will appear in the film to play the middle school days of lead characters Shizuku Tsukishima and Seiji Amasawa.

“Whisper of the Heart” will be released October 14, 2022 in Japan.

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Apr 12 2022

Shingo Katori & Yukino Kishii cast in movie “Inu mo Kuwane do Charlie wa Warau”

Shingo Katori and Yukino Kishii are cast in movie “Inu mo Kuwane do Charlie wa Warau.” Movie is scripted and directed by Masahide Ichii (“Blindly in Love“). In the comedy movie, Shingo Katori and Yukino Kishii will play a married couple. They seem to be in a happy marriage, but the wife makes sinister posts about her husband on a social media page.

Filming took place from late September – late October, 2021 in Tokyo and Saitama. “Inu mo Kuwane do Charlie wa Warau” will be released September, 2022 in Japan.

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Apr 5 2022

Main trailer & poster for movie “The Way of the Househusband The Movie”

Main trailer and poster added for movie “The Way of the Househusband The Movie” starring Hiroshi Tamaki, Haruna Kawaguchi, & Jun Shison. Movie is based on webcomic “Gokushufudo” by Kousuke Oono and follows 2020 NTV drama series “The Way of the Househusband.” The film follows former yakuza member Tatsu (Hiroshi Tamaki). After marriage, he tackles household problems rather than gang problems. The movie’s theme song has also been announced as “2way nice guy” by musical group Creepy Nuts. The theme song also plays in the main trailer.

“The Way of the Househusband The Movie” is now set for release June 3, 2022 in Japan.

Mar 31 2022

Teaser trailer for movie “Tang”

Teaser trailer and release date set for movie “Tang” starring Kazunari Ninomiya. In addition, the first group of supporting cast members has been announced for the film and they are Hikari MitsushimaMikako IchikawaShinya KoteNaoTaiga Kyomoto, and Tetsuya Takeda. The teaser trailer begins with Ken Kasugai (Kazunari Ninomiya) and the Ponkotsu Robot meeting for the first time.

“Tang” is now set for release August 11, 2022 in Japan.

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Mar 29 2022

Hiroki Suzuki & Yoshihiko Aramaki cast in movie “Touken Ranbu: The Movie 2”

Hiroki Suzuki, Yoshihiko Aramaki, Masanari Wada, & Fuma Sadamoto are cast in sequel film “Touken Ranbu: The Movie 2.” Movie is a sequel to 2019 movie “Touken Ranbu: The Movie,” which is based on collectible card video game “Touken Ranbu.” Hiroki Suzuki, Yoshihiko Aramaki, Masanari Wada, & Fuma Sadamoto will all reprise characters they played in the first film. Also cast to play new characters are Mizuki Umetsu, Takamichi Sato, Ryosuke Yamamoto, Reo Honda, Eito Konishi, & Yuki Tamaki.

“Touken Ranbu: The Movie 2” will be released sometime next year in Japan.

Mar 29 2022

Kenichi Matsuyama & Masami Nagasawa cast in moive “Lost Care”

Kenichi Matsuyama and Masami Nagasawa are cast in suspense-mystery film “Lost Care.” The movie is based on 2013 novel “Lost Care” by Aki Hamanaka and directed by Tetsu Maeda (“A Banana? At This Time of Night?“). Kenichi Matsuyama will play home health care worker Munenori Shiba. He becomes a suspect in a murder case. Masami Nagasawa will play Prosecutor Hidemi Otomo.

“Lost Care” will be released sometime this year in Japan.

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Mar 28 2022

Masaki Aiba cast in movie “Sore ga Iru Mori”

Masaki Aiba is cast in horror film “Sore ga Iru Mori.” The movie is directed by Hideo Nakata (“Ring“) and scripted by Brazili Ann Yamada (“Goose Bumps The Movie“) & Tetsuya Oishi (“Stolen Identity“). The film revolves around a forest where people experience mysterious phenomena. For Masaki Aiba, this is his first starring movie acting role since 2014 film “Miracle: Devil Claus’ Love and Magic” and his first appearance in a horror film.

Filming for “Sore ga Iru Mori” is currently ongoing and the movie will be released September 30, 2022 in Japan.

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