Feb 19 2021

Trailer & poster for movie “Mirai e no Katachi”

Trailer and poster added for movie “Mirai e no Katachi” starring Atsushi Ito, Rina Uchiyama, & Hiyori Sakurada. Movie is written and directed by Kenichi Ohmori (“The Book Peddler“). The movie’s theme song has also been revealed, which is “Mirai e no Katachi” by Han-Kun. Han-Kun is a member of reggae band Shonan no Kaze. Theme song “Mirai e no Katachi” is played on the trailer video. 

“Mirai e no Katachi” will be released May 7, 2021 in Japan.

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Feb 17 2021

99.9 Criminal Lawyer: The Movie

Teaser trailer added for movie “99.9 Criminal Lawyer: The Movie” starring Jun Matsumoto & Teruyuki Kagawa. The film is a sequel to 2016 TBS drama series “99.9 Criminal Lawyer” and 2018 TBS sequel drama series “99.9 Criminal Lawyer Season II.” Jun Matsumoto & Teruyuki Kagawa appeared in both seasons of the drama series and their appearance in the movie was announced today as well. They will both reprise their respective characters from the drama series. Casting for the lead female role will be announced at a later date.

“99.9 Criminal Lawyer: The Movie” will be released winter, 2021 in Japan.

Feb 13 2021

Teaser poster for movie “Ride or Die”

Here’s the first teaser poster for upcoming Netflix live-action film “Ride or Die” starring Kiko Mizuhara & Honami Sato. Also announced for supporting character roles in the film are Yoko MakiAnne SuzukiTetsushi TanakaSara MinamiShinya NiiroShunsuke Tanaka. The movie is based on manga series manga series “Gunjo” by Ching Nakamura and directed by Ryuichi Hiroki (“Vibrator“).

“Ride or Die” will be available to stream on Netflix from April 15, 2021.

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Feb 9 2021

Kyoko Yoshine cast in movie “Arc”

Kyoko Yoshine is cast the lead role in sci-fi film “Arc.” The film is based on  short story “Arc” by Ken Liu & directed by Kei Ishikawa (“Gukoroku: Traces of Sin“). Kyoko Yoshine will play a woman from the age of 17 to over 100. She was the recipient of a technology that allowed her to become immortal. Also cast in the film are Shinobu TerajimaMasaki OkadaKurumi ShimizuKai InowakiTsubasa NakagawaYuri NakamuraChieko BaishoJun Fubuki and Kaoru Kobayashi.  The first teaser trailer for the film has been added at AsianWiki.

Filming for “Arc” began February, 2020 and finished March, 2020. Filming took place at Kagawa Prefecture in Japan. “Arc” will be released June 25, 2021 in Japan.

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Feb 4 2021

Tori Matsuzaka & Ryohei Suzuki cast in movie “The Blood of Wolves Level 2”

Tori Matsuzaka & Ryohei Suzuki are cast in sequel film “The Blood of Wolves Level 2.” Also cast in the film are Nijiro MurakamiNanase NishinoTaichi SaotomeTakumi SaitoBaijaku Nakamura, and Kotaro Yoshida. Besides Tori Matsuzaka, all of the other actors will play new characters. The film is a sequel to 2018 movie “The Blood of Wolves” and based on 2015 novel “Korou no Chi” by Yuko Yuzuki. Kazuya Shiraishi (“Twisted Justice“) returns to direct the sequel film as well.

“The Blood of Wolves Level 2” is now slotted for release August 20, 2021 in Japan.

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Feb 3 2021

Main trailer & poster for movie “Remain In Twilight”

Main trailer and poster added for movie “Remain In Twilight” starring Ryo Narita, Ryuya Wakaba, & Kenta Hamano. The film is written and directed by Daigo Matsui (“Afro Tanaka“). The film revolves around 6 high school friends meeting again at a friend’s reunion. A twist involves one of those friends. Meanwhile, the movie’s theme song has been revealed as “Zou wa Nezumi Iro” by rock band Ulfuls. The theme song “Zou wa Nezumi Iro” is played in the main trailer. 

“Remain In Twilight” will be released April 29, 2021 in Japan.

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