Jan 28 2021

Hiroshi Abe & Takumi Kitamura cast in movie “Tonbi”

Hiroshi Abe and Takumi Kitamura are cast in movie “Tonbi.” The film is based on 2008 novel “Tonbi” by Kiyoshi Shigematsu and directed by Takahisa Zeze. The novel was previously adapted into 2012 NHK drama special “Tonbi” starring Shinichi Tsutsumi & Sosuke Ikematsu and 2013 TBS drama series “Tonbi” starring Masaaki Uchino & Takeru Satoh. Filming for the movie version began November 14, 2020 and finished December 24, 2020. Shooting took place in Okayama, Hyogo, and Kanto region in Japan.

“Tonbi” will be released sometime during 2022 in Japan.

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Jan 27 2021

Teaser video & character posters for movie “Tomorrow’s Dining Table”

Teaser video & character posters added for movie “Tomorrow’s Dining Table” starring Miho Kanno, Mitsuki Takahata, & Machiko Ono. The character posters are of the three lead actresses. Caption on the character posters teases “Am I the one who killed a son?” Movie is based on 2016 novel “Ashita no Shokutaku” by Michiko Yazuki and directed by Takahisa Zeze.

“Tomorrow’s Dining Table” will be released spring, 2021 in Japan.

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Jan 27 2021

Teaser trailer for movie “Honey Lemon Soda”

Teaser trailer added for live-action film “Honey Lemon Soda” starring Raul & Ai Yoshikawa. Movie is based on manga series “Honey Lemon Soda” by Mayu Murata and directed by Koji Shintoku (“Peach Girl“). In addition, first group of supporting cast members for the film has been announced. They are Mayu Hotta as Serina Kanno, Tatsuomi Hamada as Tomoya Takamine, Ryota Bando as Satoru Seto, and Natsumi Okamoto as Ayumi Endo. Visuals of the supporting characters are below.

“Honey Lemon Soda” is now set for release July 9, 2021 in Japan.

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Jan 25 2021

Teaser trailer for movie “Kakegurui The Movie Part 2”

Teaser trailer added for live-action sequel film “Kakegurui The Movie Part 2” starring Minami Hamabe & Mahiro Takasugi. Movie is based on manga series “Kakegurui” by Homura Kawamoto & directed by Tsutomu Hanabusa (“Sadako 3D“). The teaser trailer shows Ryusei Fujii as Makuro Shikigami. He is a new character and did not appear in the 2019 film “Kakegurui The Movie.” Makuro Shikigami is the cruelest assassin and an excellent gambler.

“Kakegurui The Movie Part 2” will be released May, 2021 in Japan.

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Jan 21 2021

Trailer & poster for movie “You’re Not Normal, Either”

Trailer and poster added for movie “You’re Not Normal, Either” starring Ryo Narita & Kaya Kiyohara. Kotaro Koizumi and Rika Izumi have also been announced to play major supporting characters in the film. The movie’s theme song has also been announced as “Kimi to Boku no Uta” by The Charm Park. The theme song appears in the main trailer.

“You’re Not Normal, Either” will be released March 19, 2021 in Japan.

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Jan 19 2021

Keiko Kitagawa cast in movie “The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window”

Keiko Kitagawa is cast for a special appearance in live-action film “The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window” starring Masaki Okada, Jun Shison, & Yurina Hirate. The film is based on manga series “Sankaku Mado no Sotogawa wa Yoru” by Tomoko Yamashita and directed by Yukihiro Morigaki. For the film, Keiko Kitagawa will play Attorney Keiko. She is placed under a curse by female high school student Erika Hiura (Yurina Hirate). 

“The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window” will be released January 22, 2021 in Japan.

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Jan 18 2021

Supporting cast & release date for movie “The Great Yokai War: Guardians”

First group of supporting cast members announced for movie “The Great Yokai War: Guardians” starring Kokoro Terada, Hana Sugisaki, and Takao Osawa. Now cast in the film are Nao OmoriSakura AndoKoji OokuraTakahiro Miura, and Yuko Oshima. Photos of the 5 newly announced supporting cast members are above. They all play good yokai and they don’t like to fight against humans. They hope to coexist with humans.

“The Great Yokai War: Guardians” is now set for release summer, 2021 in Japan.

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