May 10 2022

Yuki Yoda cast in TV Tokto drama “Ryosangata Riko”

Yuki Yoda from Nogizaka46 is cast for the lead role in TV Tokto drama series “Ryosangata Riko.” The drama series features an original screenplay about a young woman who becomes interested in making plastic models. Yuki Yoda will play main character Riko Komukai. She grows into an adult with her new found hobby.

“Ryosangata Riko” first airs June 30, 2022 in Japan.

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May 10 2022

Teaser poster for movie “Limit”

Teaser poster added for movie “Limit” starring Lee Jung-Hyun, Moon Jeong-Hee, and Jin Seo-Yeon. The crime-thriller film is based on 1998 Japanese novel “Kiroi Jou” by Hisashi Nozawa and directed by Lee Seung-Joon (“The Spy: Undercover Operation“). The film revolves around a serial children kidnapping case. Caption on the poster states “I will hunt you down to the end and I will kill you.”

“Limit” will be released sometime during the second half of this year in South Korea.

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May 9 2022

Daiki Shigeoka and Noriko Iriyama are cast in TV Tokyo live-action drama series “Yukionna to Kani wo Kuu.”

Daiki Shigeoka and Noriko Iriyama are cast in TV Tokyo live-action drama series “Yukionna to Kani wo Kuu.” Also cast for supporting roles are Masanobu Katsumura, Sayu Kubota, and Yasushi Fuchikami. The drama series is based on manga series “Yukionna to Kani wo Kuu” by Gino0808. For “Yukionna to Kani wo Kuu,” Daiki Shigeoka will play a man named Kita. After being ruined by a false sexual harassment claim, he decides to travel to Hokkaido to eat crabs and then take his own life.

“Yukionna to Kani wo Kuu” will first air July 8, 2022 in South Korea.

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May 8 2022

Teaser trailers for tvN drama “Alchemy of Souls”

First teaser trailers added for tvN drama series “Alchemy of Souls” (English title) starring Lee Jae-Wook & Jung So-Min. One teaser teaser trailer features Jung So-Min as Mu-Deok. She takes off her blind fold and holds a sword as an elite warrior. The other teaser trailer features Lee Jae-Wook as Jang Wook. He sits stoically on a desolate rock, while burning papers.

The teaser trailers also reveals “Alchemy of Souls” will first air June 18, 2022 in South Korea (takes over tvN’s Saturday and Sunday 9PM time slot after “Our Blues“).

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May 6 2022

Trailer for movie “Kingdom 2”

Trailer added for movie “Kingdom 2” starring Kento Yamazaki, Ryo Yoshizawa, & Kanna Hashimoto. Movie is based on manga series “Kingdom” by Yasuhisa Hara and a sequel to 2019 movie “Kingdom.” New supporting actors have been announced for the film and they are Koichi Sato, Hiroshi Tamaki, & Yusuke Hirayama. The trailer begins with Takao Osawa as Ouki stating “You’ve been standing on the land of death for a while.”

“Kingdom 2” will be released July 15, 2022 in Japan.

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May 6 2022

Teaser trailer for movie “Decision to Leave”

Teaser trailer added for Park Chan-Wook directed film “Decision to Leave” starring Tang Wei & Park Hae-Il. The film was selected to have its world premiere in the competition section at this year’s Cannes Film Festival (May 17-28, 2022). The mystery romance film follows a detective played by Park Hae-Il and a widow played by Tang Wei.

The full trailer is scheduled to be released May 11, 2022 and the movie will be released June 29, 2022 in South Korea.

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May 5 2022

Teaser trailer #4 for SBS drama “Woori The Virgin”

Teaser trailer #4 added for SBS drama series “Woori The Virgin” starring Lim Soo-Hyang, Sung Hoon, & Shin Dong-Wook. Drama series is a remake of U.S. television series “Jane the Virgin.” Teaser trailer #4 begins with narration that states “Congratulations… You’re pregnant.” Above and below are character posters of Lim Soo-Hyang as Oh Woo-Ri, Sung Hoon as Raphael, and Shin Dong-Wook as Lee Gang-Jae.

“Woori The Virgin” first airs May 9, 2022  in South Korea.

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May 4 2022

Kwon Sang-Woo, Lim Se-Mi & Sung Dong-Il cast in Wavve drama “X in Crisis”

Kwon Sang-WooLim Se-Mi and Sung Dong-Il are cast in Wavve drama series “X in Crisis” (literal title). The drama series is scripted by Kwak Kyung-Yoon (“Big Forest“) and directed by Kim Jung-Hoon (“The Accidental Detective“). Actors Kwon Sang-Woo and Sung Dong-Il starred together in the Kim Jung-Hoon directed film “The Accidental Detective.” In drama series “X in Crisis,” Kwon Sang-Woo will play a married, middle-aged man. His wife will be played by Lim Se-Mi. Sung Dong-Il will play a physician, who runs a neighborhood clinic.

“X in Crisis” will be available to stream sometime during the second half of this year in South Korea.

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May 3 2022

Lee Dong-Wook, Kim So-Yeon, Kim Beom, & Ryoo Kyung-Soo cast in tvN drama “Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938”

Lee Dong-Wook, Kim So-Yeon, Kim Beom, & Ryoo Kyung-Soo are cast in tvN drama series “Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938.” The drama series is a sequel to 2020 tvN drama series “Tale of the Nine Tailed.” Kim So-Yeon and Ryoo Kyung-Soo will play new characters in the sequel drama series. The story for the sequel drama series will be set right after the first season of “Tale of the Nine Tailed.” A case will have Lee Yeon (Lee Dong-Wook) traveling back in time to the year 1938.

“Tale of the Nine Tailed 1938” will air sometime next year in South Korea.

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May 3 2022

Kasumi Arimura & Tomoya Nakamura cast in TBS drama “Ishiko and Haneo”

Kasumi Arimura & Tomoya Nakamura are cast in TBS drama series “Ishiko and Haneo” (literal title). The drama series features an original screenplay by Masafumi Nishida (“Humanoid Monster, Bem“). The drama series will have Kasumi Arimura play Paralegal Shoko Ishida. She graduated from prestigious Tokyo University, but was unable to pass her bar exam. Tomoya Nakamura will play Yoshio Haneoka. He graduated only from high school, but became a lawyer thanks to his especially keen memory. They begin to work together at a law office.

“Ishiko and Haneo” first airs July, 2022 (takes over TBS’ Friday 10PM time slot after “Invisible“).

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