Favorite Japanese-Korean Movie Collaborations [Part 1 of 2 Parts]
[Editor’s Note: A favorite hit list way back in 2012, we’re launching a Part 2 to showcase new titles to add to these 5 amazing movies – with an equally read more
Murakami Nijiro: When you debut in Cannes, you’ll get compared to the great Yagira Yuya!
Murakami Nijiro won the Best New Actor award (for Distraction Babies) from the prestigious Kinema Junpo, on their 90th award season, just as Yagira Yuya won Best Actor for the read more
Casting News + Scoop! [July 18-26] Updating Japanese-Korean movie collaboration hitlist + The buzz on Eita, Mitsushima Hikari and Tsumabuki Satoshi + Ikuta Toma’s Sensei!
There are plenty of casting news featuring Japan’s more established actors, including Tsumabuki Satoshi, Eita, Mitsushima Hikari, Aragaki Yui, and Ikuta Toma. This post is dedicated to their new movies read more
Again – ‘Yurusenai Aitai’ [Movie Review]
Written and directed by first-timer Kanai Junichi, under Stardust Pictures, Yurusenai Aitai – ゆるせない、逢いたい (translated into English as ‘Again’) is about the romantic relationship between Hatsumi (Yoshikura Aoi) and Ryutaro (Yagira Yuya) that read more
Fullmetal Alchemist – 鋼の錬金術師 [Live Action Coverage]
Warner Bros. Japan together with filmmaker and visual effects expert Sori Fumihiko will bring the live action adaptation of Arakawa Hiromu’s popular manga Fullmetal Alchemist. Yamada Ryosuke headlines the film as read more
Pumpkin and Mayonnaise – 南瓜とマヨネーズ [Live Action Coverage]
Stardust Pictures collaborates with Dias Police director Tominaga Masanori for the live-action adaptation of Nananan Kiriko’s manga ‘Pumpkin and Mayonnaise‘ – 南瓜とマヨネーズ, about an unemployed and aspiring musician whose girlfriend works as read more
Awesome Japanese Acting Showdowns [Part 1 of 3 Parts]
[Editor’s Note: This article was published early 2012. Many acting showdowns follow, and in Part 2 and 3, we’re launching more samples of such showdowns. Please stay tuned!] I just read more
And the verdict is… What reviewers have to say about Jojo’s Bizarre Adventures and Tokyo Ghoul; It’s Kubota Masataka versus Yamazaki Kento once again!
Imagine having two of Japan’s most sought-after actors under one agency – Stardust! In the case of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventures and Tokyo Ghoul, that’s Kubota Masataka and Yamazaki Kento. A read more