Dec 15 2020

Poster and trailer for live-movie “Brave: Gunjyo Senki”

Poster and trailer added for live-action film “Brave: Gunjyo Senki” starring Mackenyu Arata, Hirona Yamazaki, Haruma Miura, & Kenichi Matsuyama. Movie is based on manga series “Gunjyo Senki” by Masaki Kasahara and directed by Katsuyuki Motohiro (“Bayside Shakedown“). The film follows a high school that gets zapped by lightning and travels back in time to the Sengoku Period. Meanwhile, the movie’s theme song has been revealed as “Hourglass” by rock band Uverworld.” The theme song “Hourglass” plays during the main trailer. 

“Brave: Gunjyo Senki” will be released March 12, 2021 in Japan.

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Dec 14 2020

Teaser poster & release date for movie “Life’s Station”

Teaser poster and release date added for movie “Life’s Station” (literal title) starring Sayuri Yoshinaga, Tori Matsuzaka, & Suzu Hirose. The teaser poster features Sayuri Yoshinaga, Tori Matsuzaka, Suzu Hirose, and Toshiyuki Nishida. The four main characters all work together at medical clinic. Movie is based 2020 novel “Inochi no Teishajo” by Kyoko Minami (“Dear Patient“) and directed by Izuru Narushima.

“Life’s Station” will be released May 21, 2021 in Japan.

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Dec 10 2020

Teaser poster for movie “To Those Who Were Not Protected”

Here’s the first teaser poster for upcoming movie “To Those Who Were Not Protected” (literal title) starring Takeru Satoh & Hiroshi Abe. Movie is based on novel “Mamorarenakatta Monotachi e” by Shichiri Nakayama and directed by Takahisa Zeze. Captions on the poster asks “Why…did you kill?,” “And [Murder for 10 years] took place.,” and “What..will you protect?”

The teaser poster also reveals that “To Those Who Were Not Protected” will be released autumn, 2021 in Japan.

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Dec 8 2020

Masaki Suda & Fukase cast in movie “Character”

Masaki Suda and Fukase (Sekai no Owari) are cast in movie “Character.” The film is scripted by Takashi Nagasaki and directed by Akira Nagai. Fukase from pop band “Sekai no Owari” will make his acting debut in the movie. Masaki Suda will play main character Keigo Yamashiro. He is a manga writer, but he’s stuck in the role of an assistant due to his inability to create evil characters. He then comes across a murder scene.

“Character” will be released June, 2021 in Japan.

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Dec 4 2020

Teaser trailer for movie “Rurouni Kenshin: The Final”

Teaser trailer #2, poster, & release date added for movies “Rurouni Kenshin: The Final” and “Rurouni Kenshin: The Beginning.” Release date for “Rurouni Kenshin: The Final” is now set for April 23, 2021 and release date for “Rurouni Kenshin: The Beginning” is set for June 4, 2021. Caption on the poster above states “The future begins here.” The films are based on manga series “Rurouni Kenshin: Junchuhen” by Nobuhiro Watsuki and the 4th and 5th installments in the Rurouni Kenshin franchise of films.

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Dec 1 2020

Gou Ayano cast in movie film “Homunculus”

Gou Ayano is cast in live-action film “Homunculus.” The film is based on manga series “Homunculus” by Hideo Yamamoto (“Stop the Bitch Campaign“) and directed by Takashi Shimizu (“Ju-on“). The psychological thriller will have Gou Ayano playing homeless man Susumu Nokoshi. To make money, he undergoes trepanation, which is a medical procedure to drill a hole in the skull. It’s thought the procedure could better blood circulation and pressure inside the skull and also enhance someone’s sixth sense.

“Homunculus” will be released April 2, 2021 in Japan and the movie will also be released on Netflix at a later date.

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Nov 30 2020

Trailer & poster for movie “In Those Days”

Trailer and poster added for movie “In Those Days” (literal title) starring Tori Matsuzaka. The film is based on autobiographical comic “Ano Koro: Danshi Kashimashi Monogatari ” by Mikito Tsurugi, who is the bassist for electronic-rock band Arakajime. The trailer begins with narration that states “I always watch you. I like you a lot. I continue to cheer for you.”

“In Those Days” will be released February 19, 2021 in Japan.

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