Sep 5 2022

Teaser trailer & poster for movie “Familia”

Teaser trailer and poster added for movie “Familia” starring Koji Yakusho & Ryo Yoshizawa. Movie is directed by Izuru Narushima (“To Each His Own“) and scripted by Kiyotaka Inagaki. Around the 21 second mark of the teaser trailer, Ryo Yoshizawa states “We speak different languages and we grew up in different circumstances, but we became a family.” The film follows the relationship between a father and a son.

“Familia” will be released January 6, 2023 in Japan.

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Aug 31 2022

Yuto Nakajima cast in movie “#Manhole”

Yuto Nakajima is cast in movie “#Manhole.” The suspense-thriller film features an original screenplay by Michitaka Okada (“Masquerade Hotel“) and directed by Kazuyoshi Kumakiri (“My Man“). Meanwhile, the first teaser trailer and poster for the film has also been released. The movie deals with a successful office worker, who falls into a manhole the day before his wedding.

“Manhole” will be released February, 2023 in Japan.

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Aug 30 2022

Teaser trailer and poster for movie “Soshite Boku wa Tohou ni Kureru”

First teaser trailer and poster added for movie “Soshite Boku wa Tohou ni Kureru” starring Taisuke Fujigaya. The comdy-drama film is written and directed by Daisuke Miura (“Call Boy“). The film also marks the first movie acting role for Taisuke Fujigaya since 2016 movie “Mars.” The teaser trailer shows main character Yuichi Sugawara (Taisuke Fujigaya) running away from various people when he starts to feel uncomfortable.

“Soshite Boku wa Tohou ni Kureru” will be released January 13, 2023 in Japan.

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Aug 22 2022

Sadao Abe, Aya Ueto, & Yuta Tamamori cast in movie “Shylock’s Children”

Sadao Abe, Aya Ueto, & Yuta Tamamori are cast in movie “Shylock’s Children.” The film is based on 2006 novel “Shylock no Kodomotachi” by Jun Ikeido (“Naoki Hanzawa“). TV station WOWOW will also air drama series “Shylock’s Children” this October, which is their own adaptation of the Jun Ikeido novel and not directly related to the movie version. Also cast in supporting roles for the movie are Toshiro YanagibaTetta SugimotoRyuta SatoIsao HashizumeAkira Emoto, and Kuranosuke Sasaki.

“Shylock’s Children” will be released February 17, 2023 in Japan.

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Aug 22 2022

Koji Yakusho & Ryo Yoshizawa cast in movie “Familiar”

Koji Yakusho & Ryo Yoshizawa are cast in movie “Familiar.” Movie is directed by Izuru Narushima (“Solomon’s Perjury“). Also cast for supporting roles are Lucas Sagae, Fadile Waked, MiyaviYutaka Matsushige , Koichi SatoTakeo Nakahara and Shigeru Muroi. The film is centered around Koji Yakusho who plays Seiji Kamiya. He works as a pottery craftsman. Ryo Yoshizawa will play his son Gaku Kamiya. He wants to quit his job as an engineer for a multi-national company and follow in his father’s footsteps.

“Familiar” will be released January 6, 2023 in Japan.

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Aug 17 2022

Main trailer and poster for movie “A Man”

Main trailer and poster added for movie “A Man” starring Satoshi Tsumabuki, Sakura Ando, Masataka Kubota. Movie is based on 2018 novel “Aru Otoko” by Keiichiro Hirano (“After the Matinee“) and directed by Kei Ishikawa (“Gukoroku: Traces of Sin“). The follows Attorney Akira Kido (Satoshi Tsumabuki) as he looks into the identity of the late husband (Masataka Kubota) of a former client (Sakura Ando).

“A Man” will be released November 18, 2022 in Japan.

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Aug 16 2022

Kyohei Takahashi & Mei Hata cast in movie “And Yet, You Are So Sweet”

Kyohei Takahashi and Mei Hata are cast in live-action film “And Yet, You Are So Sweet.” The movie is based on manga series “Nanoni, Chigira-kun ga Amasugiru” by Kujira Anan and directed by Takehiko Shinjo (“Come Kiss Me At 0:00 AM“). The teen romance film will follow two high school students who perform a pretend unrequited love play. In addition, the first teaser trailer can be viewed at AsianWiki.

“And Yet, You Are So Sweet” will be released March 3, 2023 in Japan.

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