Casting News + Scoop! [Aug 12-30] Yoshizawa Ryo, Suda Masaki, Mamiya Shotaro, Kazunari Ninomiya and Inoue Mao dominate casting news with exciting projects!
This will be our final casting news for August as we will then celebrate September as our Food month! Yoshizawa Ryo and Mamiya Shotaro are getting some exciting new projects, read more
Japanese Food in the Movies: A List of Favorite Movies, Scenes & Upcoming Titles!
Japanese food is something a bit mysterious and strange to me, but I have the chance to taste some Japanese cuisine of late that really made quite an impression. When read more
Haro Hari Nezumi – First Impressions + Ep 1 Review
After skipping a significant number of drama seasons, I had an inclination (perhaps even an itchiness) to review a drama series. TBS’s Haro Hari Nezumi – ハロー張りネズミ is my perfect candidate, read more
Lowlife Love – ‘Gesu no Ai’ [Movie Review]
Lowlife Love, produced by Adam Torel’s Third Window Films, written and directed by Uchida Eiji, tells the story of an indie filmmaker – Tetsuo (Shibukawa Kiyohiko) – who refuses to compromise his artistic read more
One Week Friends – ‘Isshukan Friends’ [Movie Review]
Studio Shochiku employs Murakami Shosuke to handle the live-action adaptation of Hazuki Matcha’s manga Isshukan Friends. Starring Kawaguchi Haruna, Yamazaki Kento, Matsuo Takashi, and Uesugi Shuhei, the movie tells the read more
Casting News + Scoop! [Aug 5-11] Suga Kenta’s Chotto Mate Yakyubu! + Murakami Nijiro”s time travels + Setoutsumi re-casting of Hayama Shono & Takasugi Mahiro + Energizing Matsuzaka Tori’s acting career!
Massive updates courtesy of Suga Kenta, Murakami Nijiro and the pair of Hayama Shono and Takasugi Mahiro, plus how effective is Matsuzaka Tori’s agency in re-energizing his acting career? Let’s read more
Sakaguchi Kentaro [Actor Profile]
At the age of 26, Sakaguchi Kentaro – 坂口健太郎 – is a successful male model, and is now being regarded as a potential leading dramatic actor. Think of Ore Monogatari!!, Heroine Shikkaku, Kounodori, and Juhan read more
Casting News + Scoop! [Aug 4] Tsuchiya Tao and Yoshine Kyoko face swap in ‘Kasane’ + Yoshitaka Yuriko becomes a murderer in “Yurigokoro’ + Ayase Haruka is back in Warner Bros. ‘Tonight at Romance Theater’
An exclusive all-female casting buzz – Yoshitaka Yuriko, Ayase Haruka, Tsuchiya Tao, and Yoshine Kyoko! Let’s take a look at Ayase first. A teaser trailer inspired by old Hollywood romantic read more