Aug 5 2022

Toma Ikuta, Gaku Hamada, and Kanna Hashimoto cast in movie “Yumichi”

Toma IkutaGaku Hamada, and Kanna Hashimoto are cast in movie “Yumichi.” Movie is directed by Masayuki Suzuki (“Masquerade Hotel“) and scripted by Kundo Koyama (“Departures“). The film revolves around a family owned bathhouse. Toma Ikuta will play older brother Shiro Miura and Gaku Hamada will play younger brother Goro Miura. Their late father passed the bathhouse down to them and Goro Miura has been operating the bathhouse since their father’s death. Kanna Hashimoto will play Izumi. She is an employee at the bathhouse. Filming for the movie took place on a set in Kyoto, Japan.

“Yumichi” will be released February 23, 2023 in Japan.

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Aug 2 2022

Ryo Yoshizawa cast in movie “Black Night Parade”

Ryo Yoshizawa is cast for the lead role in live-action film “Black Night Parade.” Also cast in major supporting character roles are Kanna Hashimoto, Taishi Nakagawa, & Keisuke Watanabe. Movie is based on manga series “Black Night Parade” by Hikaru Nakamura and directed by Yuichi Fukuda (“Gintama“). The first teaser trailer for the movie has also been added on AsianWiki.

“Black Night Parade” will be released December 23, 2022 in Japan.

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Jul 27 2022

Trailer for movie “Inu mo Kuwane do Charlie wa Warau”

Trailer added for movie “Inu mo Kuwane do Charlie wa Warau” starring Shingo Katori & Yukino Kish. The romantic-comedy film revolves around a married couple of 4 years. The husband discovers that his wife uses the website “Husband Death Note.” Meanwhile, the movie’s theme song has been revealed as “Kokoronomamani” by Never Young Beach. The track is also played during the trailer.

“Inu mo Kuwane do Charlie wa Warau” will be released September 23, 2022 in Japan.

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Jul 13 2022

Main trailer & poster for movie “Whisper of the Heart”

Main trailer and poster added for live-action film “Whisper of the Heart” starring Nana Seino & Tori Matsuzaka. Movie is based on manga series “Mimi o Sumaseba” by Aoi Hiiragi and directed by Yuichiro Hirakawa (“Erased“). The movie’s theme song has also been revealed as “Tsubasa wo Kudasai” by actress Anne Watanabe . Theme song “Tsubasa wo Kudasai” is played during the main trailer video.

“Whisper of the Heart” will be released October 14, 2022 in Japan. The movie’s original release date was September 18, 2020, but the outbreak of Covid-19 caused its delay.

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Jul 12 2022

Main trailer & poster for movie “Sadako DX”

Main trailer and poster added for movie “Sadako DX” starring Fuka Koshiba & Kazuma Kawamura. In the fourth installment of the Sadako horror film franchise, an app for buying and selling products becomes a conduit for Sadako to creep up upon unsuspecting people. The movie’s theme song has also been announced as “Replay” by Sandaime J Soul Brothers. The theme song is also played during the main trailer.

“Sadako DX” will be released October 28, 2022 in Japan.

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Jul 6 2022

Yutaka Takenouchi & Haru Kuroki cast in movie “Ichikei’s Crow”

Yutaka Takenouchi and Haru Kuroki are cast in live-action film “Ichikei’s Crow.” The movie is a sequel to 2021 Fuji TV drama series “Ichikei’s Crow: The Criminal Court Judges” and based on manga series “Ichikei no Karasu” by Rito Asami. Yutaka Takenouchi and Haru Kuroki, who both appeared in the original Fuji TV drama series, will reprise their characters of Michio Iruma & Chizuru Sakama.

“Ichikei’s Crow” will be released January 13, 2023 in Japan.

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Jul 5 2022

Teaser trailer & poster for movie “Motto Chouetsu Shita Tokoro e”

Teaser trailer and poster added for movie “Motto Chouetsu Shita Tokoro e” starring Atsuko Maeda, Shuri, Marika Ito, & Mei Kurokawa. Movie is based on 2015 stage play “Motto Chouetsu Shita Tokoro e” by Shuko Nemoto and directed by Santa Yamagishi (“Demon Covered in Scars“). Meanwhile, the movie’s theme song has been revealed as “Hateshinai Futari” by pop singer aiko. The theme song plays in the teaser trailer ass well.

“Motto Chouetsu Shita Tokoro e” will be released October 14, 2022.

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Jul 4 2022

Main trailer & poster for movie “Seven Secretaries: The Movie”

Main trailer and poster added for movie “Seven Secretaries: The Movie” starring Fumino Kimura, Alice Hirose, Nanao, Shim Eun-Kyung. The movie is a sequel to 2020 TV Asahi drama series “Seven Secretaries,” with the seven lead actors from the drama series reprising their roles in the upcoming movie. Newly announced cast members for the movie are Hiroshi Tamaki, Gaku Hamada, Michiko Kichise, and Tsurube Shofukutei. The movie will have the seven secretaries help local residents take on the powerful Tsukumo family.

“Seven Secretaries: The Movie” will be released October 7, 2022 in Japan.

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Jul 4 2022

Ryo Yoshizawa & Aoi Miyazaki cast in Netflix movie “In Love and Deep Water”

Ryo Yoshizawa and Aoi Miyazaki are cast in Netflix movie “In Love and Deep Water.” Movie is setup as a mystery/romantic-comedy that takes place on a luxury cruise ship. Ryo Yoshizawa will play Suguru Ubukata. He works as a butler on the cruise ship. Aoi Miyazaki will play Chizuru Banjaku. She is a mysterious passenger on the cruise ship. Also cast for supporting roles in the film are: Yo YoshidaRinko KikuchiKento NagayamaYuki IzumisawaAju MakitaHatsunori HasegawaSaki TakaokaKen YasudaYunho, and Rumika Oogai.

Release date for “In Love and Deep Water” has not yet been revealed.

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