Nov 21 2022

Masaki Suda cast in live-action film “Don’t Call it Mystery”

Masaki Suda is cast in live-action film “Don’t Call it Mystery.” The film is based on manga series “Mystery to Iu Nakare” by Yumi Tamura and follows 2022 Fuji TV drama series “Don’t Call it Mystery” also starring Masaki Suda. For movie “Don’t Call it Mystery,” Masaki Suda will play Totono Kuno. He is a quirky young man, with curly hair, no friends or girlfriend, but loves curry. He is also highly intelligent and able to talk through mystery cases to solve them.

“Don’t Call it Mystery” will be released sometime during autumn, 2023 in Japan.

Nov 18 2022

Main trailer for movie “Motherhood”

Main trailer added for movie “Motherhood” starring Erika Toda & Mei Nagano. The trailer starts about 15 seconds after showing highlights from the cast appearing at the 2022 Tokyo International Film Festival. Erika Toda begins the trailer by stating “I was wrong.” The film tells the story of an unsolved case from the different perspectives of the mother and daughter. The movie is based on 2012 novel “Bosei” by Kanae Minato (“Confessions“).

“Motherhood” will be released November 23, 2022 in Japan.

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Nov 4 2022

Main trailer for movie “Manhole”

Main trailer added for movie “Manhole” starring Yuto Nakajima. Movie is scripted by Michitaka Okada (“Masquerade Hotel“) and directed by Kazuyoshi Kumakiri (“My Man“). Newly announced to play major supporting characters roles in the film are Nao and Kento Nagayama. In the movie, Nao will play Mai Kudo. She is the ex-girlfriend of main character Shunsuke Kawamura played by Yuto Nakajima. Shunsuke Kawamura finds himself in quite a pickle, when he falls into a manhole after walking home drunk from a surprise party thrown for him. He is supposed to get married the next day. Kento Nagayama will play Etsuro Kase. He is a co-worker of Shunsuke Kawamura.

“Manhole” is now scheduled for release February 10, 2023 in Japan.

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Oct 28 2022

Tao Tsuchiya cast in movie “Matching”

Tao Tsuchiya is cast in movie “Matching.” The suspense film is written and directed by Eiji Uchida. For movie “Matching,” Tao Tsuchiya plays wedding planner Rinka. She is not get with dating men and signs up with a dating app on a colleague’s recommendation. The man she meets becomes a suspect in a serial murder case. The first teaser trailer for the movie has also been added on AsianWiki.

“Matching” will be released sometime next year in Japan.

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Oct 24 2022

Mizuki Inoue & Rinka Kumada cast in live-action film “Otona-Najimi”

Mizuki Inoue (HiHi Jets) and Rinka Kumada are cast in live-action film “Otona-Najimi.” The film is based on manga series “Otona Najimi” by Aya Nakahara (“Love Complex“) and directed by Hiroto Takahashi (“Heart Beats“). For “Otona-Najimi,” Mizuki Inoue & Rinka Kumada will play two young adults who have been friends and neighbors for most of their lives. The girl has liked the boy for most of that time, but he seems unaware of her feelings.

“Otona Najimi” will be released May 12, 2023 in Japan.

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Oct 18 2022

Teaser trailer for movie “Village”

Teaser trailer added for movie “Village” starring Ryusei Yokohama. The suspense film is written and directed by Michihito Fujii (“The Journalist“). In addition, first group of supporting actors were announced today and they are Haru KurokiArata FurutaShido NakamuraWataru IchinoseDaiken OkudairaRyuto SakumaTetta SugimotoNaomi Nishida, and Hana Kino.

“Village” will be released sometime next year in Japan.

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