Aug 12 2021

Hidetoshi Nishijima, Rie Miyazawa, & Kyoko Yoshine cast in NTV drama “Real Criminal Flag”

Hidetoshi NishijimaRie Miyazawa, and Kyoko Yoshine are cast in NTV drama series “Real Criminal Flag” (literal title of “Shinhannin Flag”). The drama series is scripted by Minato Takano (“Kakegurui“) and directed by Noriyoshi SakumaSatoru NakajimaNaoko Komuro. “Real Criminal Flag” is also planned to have 2 seasons, with season 1 airing from October, 2021 and season 2 airing from January, 2022.

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Aug 11 2021

Haru Kuroki & Yosuke Sugino cast in TV Tokyo-Amazon Prime drama series “My Sister”

Haru Kuroki and Yosuke Sugino are cast in TV Tokyo-Amazon Prime Video drama series “My Sister” (literal title). The drama series is based on manga series “Boku no Neechan” by Miri Masuda. Haru Kuroki and Yosuke Sugino will play siblings who live together. After work, they get together and talk about various things.

“My Sister” will stream on Amazon Prime Video from September, 2021 and will air on TV Tokyo sometime during 2022.

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Aug 11 2021

Gackt & Fumi Nikaido cast in movie “Fly Me To The Saitama II”

Gackt & Fumi Nikaido are cast in sequel live-action film “Fly Me To The Saitama II” (working title). The film follows 2019 movie “Fly Me To The Saitama,” which starred Gackt and Fumi Nikaido. Director Hideki Takeuchi and screenwriter Yuichi Tokunaga also return to work on the sequel film. The 2019 movie “Fly Me To The Saitama” is based on manga series “Tonde Saitama” by Mineo Maya.

“Fly Me To The Saitama II” will be released sometime next year in Japan. 

Aug 11 2021

Teaser trailer & poster for movie “Noise”

Teaser trailer and poster added for live-action film “Noise” starring Tatsuya Fujiwara, Kenichi Matsuyama, & Ryunosuke Kamiki. Movie is based on manga series “Noise” by Tetsuya Tsutsui (“Prophecy“) and directed by Ryuichi Hiroki. In addition, actor Daichi Watanabe is cast for the character of Mutsuo Omisaka. His character is an ex-prisoner and psychopath killer. Caption on the teaser poster states “Killed. Buried. If we get caught, we’re screwed.”

“Noise” will be released January 28, 2022 in Japan.

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Aug 11 2021

Teaser trailer & poster for Netflix drama series “Squid Game”

English subtitled teaser trailer and poster added for Netflix drama series “Squid Game” starring Lee Jung-Jae & Park Hae-Soo. The drama series is now scheduled to premiere September 17, 2021 on the Netflix platform. The screenplay revolves around a survival game that starts off with 456 contestants and a prize of 45.6 billion won (about $39 million USD). Caption on the teaser poster states “45.6 billion won. Adult’s childlike innocence is destroyed.”

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Aug 10 2021

Choi Sung-Eun cast in movie “Gentleman”

Choi Sung-Eun is cast for the lead female role in movie “Gentleman” co-starring Ju Ji-Hoon. She replaces Han So-Hee, who had to drop out of the movie due to general fatigue. Filming for the movie will begin this month. For the movie, Choi Sung-Eun will play Kim Hwa-Jin. Her character works as a prosecutor and she helps Ji Hyun-Soo (Ju Ji-Hoon) as he tries to clear his name. 

“Gentleman” will be released May, 2022 in South Korea.

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Aug 10 2021

Teaser trailer & poster for movie “Asakusa Kid”

Teaser trailer and poster added for movie “Asakusa Kid” starring Yuya Yagira & Yo Oizumi. The film is based on the life of actor-director Takeshi Kitano, with Yuya Yagira playing Takeshi Kitano in the film. The teaser trailer begins with Yuya Yagira commenting about Senzaburo Fukami (Yo Oizumi) with “He’s born to be an entertainer. Thanks to him. He was great. Master.”

“Asakusa Kid” will be available to stream on Netflix from December 9, 2021.  

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Aug 10 2021

Seohyun cast in drama “The Jinx’s Lover”

Seohyun is cast in drama series “The Jinx’s Lover” (literal title) co-starring Na In-Woo. For the drama series, Seohyun will play lead female character Lee Seul-Bi. Her character has a special ability, which is she is able to see a person’s near future by touching them. She was held in captivity by a CEO, but escapes and meets someone she knew (Na In-Woo) in her past. The drama series is based on webcomic “Jinxui Yeonin” by Han Ji-Hye. Filming for the drama series is expected to start soon.

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Aug 9 2021

Teaser poster for tvN drama “Yumi’s Cells”

Teaser poster added for tvN drama series “Yumi’s Cells” starring Kim Go-Eun & Ahn Bo-Hyun. The teaser poster also reveals “Yumi’s Cells” will first air September 17, 2021 at 10:50 PM in South Korea. The drama series will depict a romance between Yu-Mi (Kim Go-Eun) and Gu-Woong (Ahn Bo-Hyun). Yu-Mi is someone who is not good at expressing her feelings. She seeks excitement from her boring everyday routine. Gu-Woong works as a game developer. He has a simple and honest personality. In addition, “Yumi’s Cells” is planned for multiple seasons, but more details about that has not been revealed.

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