Jul 1 2022

Teaser trailer and poster for movie “The Legend & Butterfly”

Teaser trailer and poster added for movie “The Legend & Butterfly” starring Takuya Kimura & Haruka Ayase. The film is set during the warring states period. Takuya Kimura and Haruka Ayase play real life historical figures Nobunaga Oda and Nohime. The two married through a political marriage and eventually went on to unify the entire country.

“The Legend & Butterfly” will be released January 27, 2023 in Japan.

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Jul 1 2022

Mizuki Yoshida & Takako Tokiwa cast in movie “Atsui Munasawagi”

Mizuki Yoshida & Takako Tokiwa are cast in movie “Atsui Munasawagi.” The film is based on 2019 stage play “Atsui Munasawagi.” For the upcoming movie, Mizuki Yoshida will play university student Chinatsu and Takako Tokiwa will play Chinatsu’s mother Akiko. The mother finds a medical note in her daughter’s room asking her daughter to come back for a breast cancer re-screening.

“Atsui Munasawagi” will be released sometime next year in Japan.

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Jun 28 2022

Poster and trailer for movie “The Fish Tale”

Poster and trailer added for movie “The Fish Tale” starring Non, Yuya Yagira, & Kaho. The movie is based on autobiography “Sakana Kun No Ichi Sakana Ichi Kai: Mainichi Muchuna Jinsei” by Sakana-kun and directed by Shuichi Okita (“The Chef of South Polar“). Meanwhile, the movie’s theme song has been announced as “Yume no Hanashi” by pop-rock-dance group CHAI. The theme song “Yume no Hanashi” also plays during the trailer.

“The Fish Tale” will be released September 1, 2022 in Japan.

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Jun 28 2022

Teaser trailer & poster for movie “Phases of the Moon”

Teaser trailer and poster added for movie “Phases of the Moon” starring Yo Oizumi, Kasumi Arimura, Ren Meguro, & Kou Shibasaki. Movie is based on 2017 novel “Tsuki no Michikake” by Shogo Sato and directed by Ryuichi Hiroki (“Ride or Die“). The teaser trailer begins with Kou Shibasaki stating “Even now, I’ve liked you all along.”

“Phases of the Moon” will be released December 2, 2022 in Japan.

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Jun 24 2022

Teaser trailer for movie “Karada Sagashi”

Teaser trailer added for movie “Karada Sagashi” starring Kanna Hashimoto & Gordon Maeda. Goron Maeda was announced today as a co-star for the movie. and he will play Takahiro Ise. His character is Asuka Morisaki’s (Kanna Hashimoto) childhood friend and also a classmate. He is a popular student in their classroom. Movie is based on  web novel “Karada Sagashi” by Welzard and directed by Eiichiro Hasumi (“Assassination Classroom“).

“Karada Sagashi” will be released October 14, 2022 in Japan.

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Jun 24 2022

Teaser trailer & poster for movie “Remember to Breathe”

Teaser trailer and poster added for movie “Remember to Breathe” starring Mao Inoue & Eri Ishida. The movie has Mao Inoue and Eri Ishida playing daughter and mother. They have lived apart for a long time, but the mother has a small fire at her house and moves in with her daughter temporarily. The Japanese title for the film was originally “Tojikometa Toiki” before changing to “Watashi no Okaasan.”

“Remember to Breathe” is now set for release sometime this autumn in Japan.

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Jun 23 2022

Trailer for movie “Even if This Love Disappears from the World Tonight”

Trailer added for movie “Even if This Love Disappears from the World Tonight” starring Shunsuke Michieda & Riko Fukumoto. Movie is based on novel “Konya, Sekai kara kono Koi ga Kietemo” by Misaki Ichijo and directed by Takahiro Miki (“The Door into Summer“). The film follows a teen romance, but the boyfriend learns that his girlfriend anterograde amnesia. The disease causes her to forget everything that happened to her the day before, when she wakes up. Meanwhile, the movie’s theme song has been announced as “Sayumo” by duo Yorushika. The theme song “Sayumo” is also played on the trailer.

“Even if This Love Disappears from the World Tonight” will be released July 29, 2022 in Japan.

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Jun 21 2022

Yuki Yamada & Marika Matsumoto cast in movie “Yoru, Toritachi ga Naku”

Yuki Yamada and Marika Matsumoto are cast in movie “Yoru, Toritachi ga Naku.” The film is based on short story “Yoru, Toritachi ga Naku” by Yasushi Sato (“Sketches of Kaitan City“) and directed by Hideo Jojo (“Shinjuku Punch“). The film has Yuki Yamada playing struggling novelist Shinichi. Mariki Matsumoto will play Yuko. She is the ex-wife of a friend of Shinichi. She moves into Shinichi’s home with her young son.

“Yoru, Toritachi ga Naku” will be released December 9, 2022 in Japan.

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Jun 20 2022

Mahiro Takasugi & Nagisa Sekimizu cast in movie “Itsuka, Itsumo……Itsumademo”

Mahiro Takasugi & Nagisa Sekimizu are cast in movie “Itsuka, Itsumo……Itsumademo.” Movie features an original screenplay by Yumi Yazawa (“The Witch of the West is Dead“) and directed by Shunichi Nagasaki (“Christmas in August“). For the film, Mahiro Takasugi will play Toshihide. He works as a doctor at a clinic with his grandfather. Nagisa Sekimizu will play Ako. Circumstances leads her to begin living with Mahiro Takasugi.

“Itsuka, Itsumo……Itsumademo” will be released October 14, 2022.

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Jun 16 2022

Main trailer and poster for movie “Haw”

Main trailer and poster added for movie “Haw” starring Kei Tanaka. Movie is based on 2022 novel “Haw” by Hiroshi Saito and directed by Isshin Inudo (“Goo Goo, The Cat“). The film follows the relationship between a shy young man and a big dog that makes a raspy “haw” sound when barking. Meanwhile, the movie’s theme song has been decided as “Mikata” by GReeeeN.  The theme song “Mikata” is played in the main trailer.

“Haw” will be released August 19, 2022 in Japan.

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