Mar 3 2021

Yuina Kuroshima cast in NHK drama”Chimudondon”

Yuina Kuroshima is cast in NHK drama series “Chimudondon.” The drama series is NHK’s 106th asadora (morning drama series). In “Chimudondon,” Yuina Kuroshima will play main character Nobuko Higa. She moves from Okinawa to Tokyo to become a cook of western food. She eventually decides to open a Okinawa cuisine restaurant in Tokyo.

Filming for “Chimudondon” will begin autumn, 2021 and the drama series will air from spring, 2022 in Japan.

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Mar 3 2021

Movie “Seobok” set for release April 15th

Movie “Seobok,” starring Gong Yoo & Park Bo-Gum, is now set for release April 15, 2021 in South Korea. The movie will be released simultaneously in theaters and online streaming platform TVing. “Seobok” was originally scheduled for release December, 2020, but was delayed to the Covid-19 outbreak. TVing is an online streaming platform for the South Korean market, that is a joint partnership between CJ Entertainment (distributor of “Seokbok”) and JTBC.

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Mar 3 2021

Tori Matsuzaka, Kumiko Aso, & Arata Iura cast in TV Asahi drama “Ano Toki Kiss Shite Okeba”

Tori MatsuzakaKumiko Aso, and Arata Iura are cast in TV Asahi drama series “Ano Toki Kiss Shite Okeba.” The drama series is scripted by Shizuka Oishi (“Your Home is My Business!“) and directed by Keita MotohashiKen HigurashiYuki Saito. Tori Matsuzaka will play main character Nozomu Momochi. He works at a supermarket and is a big manga fan. Kumiko Aso will play manga writer Tomoe Yuizuki. Arata Iura will play two characters.

“Ano Toki Kiss Shite Okeba” first airs April, 2021 in Japan (takes over TV Asahi’s Friday 11:15 PM time slot after “24 Japan“).

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Mar 2 2021

Teaser trailer #3 for tvN drama “Navillera”

Teaser trailer #3 added for tvN drama series “Navillera” starring Park In-Hwan & Song Kang. Captions in teaser trailer #3 state (0:10) “Seventy, began challenge” and (0:17) “23, Wandering began.” Narration has Park In-Hwan stating at the beginning of the teaser “I’ve never done what I wanted to do,” followed by Song Kang’s voice (0:09) “I don’t know if what you said is cursed, but I don’t live well. I dont know how to live my life. I don’t know whether I have a tomorrow or not,” (0:18) Park In-Hwan “Chae-Rok, there’s only one life. So this time is precious to me,” 
(0:26) Song Kang “Grandfather, why do you want to do ballet?” Meanwhile, above and below are two special posters for the drama series. Original webcomic writers Jun and Ji-Min drew the second poster.

“Navillera” first airs March 22, 2021 in South Korea.

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Mar 2 2021

Ai Yoshikawa & Rihito Itagaki cast in NTV drama “Colorful Love”

Ai Yoshikawa and Rihito Itagaki are cast in NTV-YTV live-action drama series “Colorful Love.” The drama series is based on manga series “Genderless Danshi ni Aisareteimasu” by Tameko. Ai Yoshikawa will play unstylish editor Wako Machida and Rihito Itagaki will play stylish model Meguru Soma. They get into a romantic relationship.

“Colorful Love” first airs April 1, 2021 in Japan (takes over NTV’s Thursday 23:59 time slot after “Edomoiselle“).

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Feb 26 2021

Character trailer & poster added movie “Kiba: The Fangs of Fiction”

Character trailer and new poster added for movie “Kiba: The Fangs of Fiction” starring Yo Oizumi, Koichi Sato, & Mayu Matsuoka. The film is based on novel “Damashie no Kiba” by Takeshi Shiota and directed by Daihachi Yoshida (“The Kirishima Thing“). The auther Takeshi Shiota has stated he wrote the story with the idea of Yo Oizumi playing the lead male character.

“Kiba: The Fangs of Fiction” will be released March 26, 2021 in Japan.

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Feb 26 2021

Seo Kang-Joon offered lead role in drama “Zero (0)”

Seo Kang-Joon has been offered the lead male role in new drama series “Zero (0).” Currently, Seo Kang-Joon is considering the offer. The drama series is scripted as a sci-fi chase thriller. Khan Lee (“The Divine Move 2: The Wrathful“) will direct the drama series and the screenplay will be written by Lee Soo-Yeon (“Stranger“/”Stranger 2“). Other details like plot details, broadcasting station, other castings has not yet been decided.

As soon as casting is finished, filming is expected to start for “Zero (0).”