Aug 31 2020

Rinka Kumada & Toshiki Seto cast in TV Asahi drama “Marry Me!”

Rinka Kumada & Toshiki Seto are cast in TV Asahi-ABC drama series “Marry Me!” The drama series is based on manga “Marry Me!” by Miku Yuki and directed by Ryuichi Honda. For the drama series, Rinka Kumada will play Himari Sawamoto. She is a NEET, which refers to a young adult who is unemployed and not enrolled in education. Toshiki Seto will play Shin Akiyasu. He is a young adult employed as a civil servant. They soon become married through an experimental government program.

“Marry Me!” first airs October, 2020 in Japan.

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Aug 30 2020

Takuya Kimura cast in Fuji TV drama SP “Kyojo 2”

Takuya Kimura is cast in Fuji TV drama special “Kyojo 2” (working title). The drama special is a sequel to Fuji TV drama special “Kyojo,” which aired earlier this year. Takuya Kimura will reprise his role of Kimichika Kazama for “Kyojo 2.” His character works as an instructor at a police academy. Filming for for the drama special will begin September, 2020 and further casting news will be announced later.

“Kyojo 2” will consist of 2 episodes and air January 2nd & 3rd, 2021 in Japan.

Aug 29 2020

Teaser trailer for OCN drama “Search”

Teaser trailer added for OCN drama series “Search” starring Jang Dong-Yoon & Krystal. The drama series is set along the DMZ, separating South and North Korea. The teaser trailer shows Jang Dong-Yoon as Soldier Yong Dong-Jin slowing moving through the DMZ. His canine dog starts to bark after spotting something in the distance.

“Search” is now set to air from October, 2020 in South Korea (takes over OCN’s Saturday & Sunday 10:50 PM time slot after “Missing: The Other Side.”).

Aug 29 2020

Minami Hamabe cast in movie “Kakegurui The Movie Part 2”

Minami Hamabe is cast in live-action sequel film “Kakegurui The Movie Part 2” (working literal title). The drama series is based on manga series “Kakegurui” by Homura Kawamoto & illustrated by Toru Naomura. The screenplay features an original story supervised by manga writer Homura Kawamoto. Also cast in the film & reprising characters from the first film are Mahiro TakasugiAoi MorikawaElaiza IkedaYuma YamotoYurika NakamuraNatsume MitoRuka MatsudaNatsumi OkamotoMiki YanagiSayuri Matsumura and Akira Onodera.

“Kakegurui The Movie Part 2” will be released sometime next year in Japan.

Aug 29 2020

Teaser trailer #2 for JTBC drama “More Than Friends”

Teaser trailer #2 added for JTBC drama series “More Than Friends” starring Ong Seong-Wu & Shin Ye-Eun. “More Than Friends” takes over JTBC’s Friday & Saturday 10:50 PM time slot after “Graceful Friends.”

Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Due to a misunderstanding, Lee Soo and Kyung Woo-Yeon have held a crush on each other for over 10 years.

Lee Soo works as a photographer and he is attractive. Kyung Woo-Yeon works as a calligrapher. She has had a crush on Lee Soo for the past 10 years, since she was 18 years old.

Aug 27 2020

Teaser trailer #1 for tvN drama series “Tale of the Nine Tailed”

Teaser trailer #1 added for tvN drama series “Tale of the Nine Tailed” starring Lee Dong-Wook, Jo Bo-Ah, & Kim Beom. Teaser trailer #1 has narration that asks (0:08) “Do you really want to see,” (0:11) “The world I live in?” Meanwhile, below are the first still images from the drama series.

“Tale of the Nine Tailed” first airs October, 2020 in South Korea (takes over tvN’s Wednesday & Thursday 10:50 PM time slot after “Flower of Evil.”).

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Aug 27 2020

Main trailer & poster for movie “Hope”

Main trailer and poster added for movie “Hope” (English title) starring Shinichi Tsutsumi, Yuriko Ishida, and Kenshi Okada. Movie is based 2016 novel “Nozomi” by Shusuke Shizukui (“Killing For The Prosecution“) and directed by Yukihiko Tsutsumi (“SPEC: Heaven“). The movie’s theme song has also been revealed, which is “Rakujitsu” by singer-songwriter Naotaro Moriyama. Theme song “Rakujitsu” appears in the main trailer. Below are 9 new still images from the movie.

“Hope” will be released October 9, 2020 in Japan.

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