Feb 18 2016

Sota Fukushi & Tao Tsuchiya cast in NTV live-action drama series “Omukae Desu”

Sota Fukushi & Tao Tsuchiya are cast in NTV live-action drama series “Omukae Desu.” The drama series is based on manga series “Omukae Desu” by Meka Tanaka. Setup for the unique drama series has Sota Fukushi playing college student Madoka Tsutsumi. His character sees a pink rabbit and an old man fighting and learns from the pink rabbit that the old man is a spirit and the pink rabbit is an angel of death. Meka Tanaka later works with the angel of death to help the deceased overcome their regrets. Tao Tsuchiya plays a senior colleague of Meka Tanaka.

“Omukae Desu” airs April, 2016 in Japan.

Feb 17 2016

Character posters and teasers for tvN drama series “Pied Piper”

Here’s 3 character posters of Shin Ha-Kyun, Yu Jun-Sang and Jo Yoon-Hee in upcoming tvN drama series “Pied Piper.” Each of the posters has a caption describing the characters: Joo Sung-Chan (Shin Ha-Kyun) as genius negotiator, Son Hee-Sung (Yu Jun-Sang) as a popular and ambitious anchor and Yeo Myung-Ha (Jo Yoon-Hee) as a police lieutenant with a warm heart.

In addition character teaser trailers for Shin Ha-Kyun and Yu Jun-Sang can be viewed at AsianWiki. “Pied Piper” will first air March 7, 2016 in South Korea.

Feb 17 2016

Teaser posters for KBS2 drama series “Five Enough”

Here’s teaser posters for upcoming KBS2 weekend drama series “Five Enough” starring  Ahn Jae-WookSo Yu-Jin. Shooting for the teaser posters took place January 19, 2016 at a photo studio in Gangnam, Seoul, South Korea. Drama series “Five Enough” will tell the story of two single parents who meet at their workplace which is a fashion company.

“Five Enough” first airs February 20, 2016 in South Korea.

Feb 16 2016

Kim Min-Jun cast in KBS2 drama series “Babysitter”

Actor Kim Min-Jun is now cast for upcoming KBS2 drama series “Babysitter.” In the drama series, Kim Min-Jun will play Lee Sang-Won. His character is the wealthy husband. Meanwhile, actress Cho Yeo-Jeong has been offered the role of wealthy wife in the drama series and she is currently “positively considering” the offer.

Gu Ha-Ra, formerly of idol group ‘Kara,’ was offered the lead role of the babysitter in the drama series, but she has declined the offer.

“Babysitter” will consist of 4 episodes and first air March 14, 2016 in South Korea.

Feb 16 2016

Ai Hashimoto & Aoi Miyazaki cast as daughter & mother in movie “Birthday Card”

Actresses Ai Hashimoto & Aoi Miyazaki are cast as daughter & mother in upcoming movie “Birthday Card.” There’s only a 10 year age gap between the actresses, but its likely they won’t appear together in the film.

Premise for the film has Ai Hashimoto playing Noriko. She lost her mother, played by Aoi Miyazaki, when she was only 10-years-old. Meanwhile, the mother knew she would not live long enough to see her children grow up and wrote future birthday cards for her two children. Noriko receives hints and advice every year from the birthday cards her mother wrote. Movie is directed by Yasuhiro Yoshida (“Enoshima Prism“).

“Birthday Card” will be released October, 2016 in Japan.