May 26 2022

Joy cast in Kakao TV drama “Accidental Country Diary”

Joy (Red Velvet) is cast in Kakao TV drama series “Accidental Country Diary” (literal title) co-starring Choo Yeong-Woo. The drama series is based on web novel “Eojjeodaga Jeonwonilgi” by Park Ha-Min. For “Accidental Country Diary,” Joy will play An Ja-Young. She works as a police officer at a police substation in Heedong Village. She develops feelings for Han Ji-Yool (Choo Yeong-Woo), who suddenly appears in the rural village.

“Accidental Country Diary” will be available to stream sometime later this year in South Korea.

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May 26 2022

Ai Hashimoto cast in NTV drama “Private Tutor Torako”

Ai Hashimoto is cast in NTV drama series “Private Tutor Torako” (literal title). The drama series features an original screenplay by Kazuhiko Yukawa. Ai Hashimoto has previously appeared in Kazuhiko Yukawa scripted NTV drama series “Our Dearest Sakura” and “A Girl of 35.” In “Private Tutor Torako,” Ai Hashimoto will play title character Private Tutor Torako. She is a mysterious figure, but is highly successful as a private tutor.

“Private Tutor Torako” first airs July, 2022 in Japan (takes over NTV’s Wednesday 10PM after “Bad Girl: Glass Ceiling Crushers“).

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May 25 2022

Teaser trailer & poster for movie “My Broken Mariko”

Teaser trailer and teaser posters added for movie “My Broken Mariko” starring Mei Nagano. The film is directed by Yuki Tanada (“One Million Yen and the Nigamushi Woman“) and based on webcomic “My Broken Mariko” by Waka Hirako. The teaser trailer begins with Tomoyo Shiino (Mei Nagano) watching news on TV and learning her best friend Mariko Ikagawa died. Later in the teaser, Tomoyo Shiino is actually stealing her friend’s ashes and jumps out a window. In addition, NaoMasataka KubotaToshinori Omi, and Yo Yoshida are newly announced supporting cast members in the film.

“My Broken Mariko” will be released sometime this autumn in Japan.

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May 25 2022

Haru & Shotaro Mamiya cast in Fuji TV-KTV drama “Renovation Like Magic”

Haru & Shotaro Mamiya are cast in Fuji TV-KTV drama series “Renovation Like Magic” (literal title). The drama series is based on manga series “Maho no Rinobe” by Maki Hoshizaki. For “Renovation Like Magic,” Haru will play Kome Shingyoji. She begins work at a home renovation company and must work with the owner’s son played by Shotaro Mamiya.

“Renovation Like Magic” first airs July, 2022 (takes over Fuji TV’s Monday 10PM time slot after “Who Needs True Love?“).

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May 24 2022

Main trailer for movie “The Witch: Part 2. The Other One”

Main trailer added for movie “The Witch: Part 2. The Other One” starring Shin Shi-A, Park Eun-Bin, & Lee Jong-Suk. Movie is a sequel to 2018 film “The Witch: Part 1. The Subversion” starring Kim Da-Mi. Kim Da-Mi will appear in the sequel film, but her appearance will be limited. The main trailer has narration that starts at the 8 second mark by Jo Min-Soo as Dr. Baek with “The official name of the experiment is Ark1 Datum point. She is the standard for this project.” Captions in the trailer states (1:12) “The beginning of everything” and (1:22) “Another witch wakes up.”

“The Witch: Part 2. The Other One” will be released June 15, 2022 in South Korea.

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May 24 2022

Kim Dong-Wook & Jin Ki-Joo cast in KBS2 drama “Met You By Chance”

Kim Dong-Wook & Jin Ki-Joo are cast in KBS2 drama series “Met You By Chance” (literal title). In the drama series Kim Dong-Wook will play Yoon Hae-Joon. He works as an achorman on a local TV channel. Jin Ki-Joo will play Baek Yoon-Young. She works for a publishing company. The two main characters then travel back in time to the year 1987. They have two different goals while in the year 1987, but they realize they are connected.

“Met You By Chance” will air sometime later this year in South Korea.

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May 24 2022

Teaser poster for Watcha drama “Ultimate Weapon Alice”

Teaser poster for Watcha drama series “Ultimate Weapon Alice” (literal title) starring Park Se-Wan & Song Geon-Hee. The drama series also has Lee Byeong-Hun (“Extreme Job“) participating as a director and screenwriter. This is his second drama series work after 2019 JTBC drama series “Be Melodramatic.” Caption on the teaser poster states “Thought it was pink. No, it was blood-red.”

“Ultimate Weapon Alice” will be available to stream from June 24, 2022 in South Korea.

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May 23 2022

Kim Min-Kyu cast in drama “Pontifex Lembrary”

Kim Min-Kyu is cast in drama series “Pontifex Lembrary” (literal title). The drama series is based on web novel “Sungseureowoon Idol” by Shin Hwa-Jin. The fantasy themed drama series will have Kim Min-Kyu play Pontifex Lembrary. While he fights against a devil, he somehow transfers into the body of an unpopular idol group member named Woo Yeon-Woo. The group suddenly becomes popular because of Woo Yeon-Woo, who is possessed by Pontifex Lembrary..

“Pontifex Lembrary” is expected to be released sometime in the first half of next year.

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May 23 2022

Teaser trailer for TVING drama “Yumi’s Cells S2”

First teaser trailer added for TVING drama series “Yumi’s Cells S2” starring Kim Go-Eun & Jin Young. Drama series is based on webcomic “Yumi’s Cells” by Lee Dong-Gun and a sequel to 2021 TVING drama series “Yumi’s Cells.” Dialogue in the teaser trailer goes (0:01) Jin Young “Have you been waiting long?,” (0:04) Kim Go-Eun  “That’s a relief,” (0:11)  Jin Young “Are you okay?,” (0:18) Jin Young “What are you listening to?,” (0:25) Jin Young “Can I start now?,” (0:26) Kim Go-Eun “What?,” and (0:30) Jin Young “Date.”

“Yumi’s Cells S2” is now set to be available to stream from June 10, 2022 in South Korea.

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