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  • Cast of "Thermae Romae" attends an opening event at TOHO Cinemas

    April 29, 2012 @ 2:21 pm

    On April 28th, actor Abe Hiroshi (47) and actress Ueto Aya (26) attended an opening event for their movie 'Thermae Romae' at TOHO Cinemas Roppongi Hills in Tokyo. This film featured many “strong faced” actors such as Abe, Ichimura Masachika (63), Kitamura Kazuki (42), and Shishido Kai (45) and in commemoration, they held an event titled, ‘Japan’s Most Strong Faced Actor Deciding Match’ at this event. Among these four actors, Kitamura was

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  • Check out the first teaser for Abe Hiroshi's next movie "Karasu no Oyayubi"

    April 27, 2012 @ 7:42 pm

    The official website for the upcoming live-action adaptation "Karasu no Oyayubi", starring Abe Hiroshi, was recently launched and today the website was updated with a first teaser. "Karasu no Oyayubi" ("Crows' Thumb") is an adaptation of Michio Shusuke's award-winning novel about two middle-aged swindlers, three strangers, and a stray cat, who end up living together in one house. Together they work on one big coup that is supposed to leave

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  • Results of the 2012 February 'TV Celebrity Image Survey' revealed

    March 29, 2012 @ 8:25 pm

    Earlier this week, Video Research Ltd. released the results of their influential 'TV Celebrity Image Survey', which is conducted twice a year (February & August). Aside from researching the official TV audience ratings, Video Research Ltd. often conducts image and popularity surveys related to various topics concerning people, products, and characters appearing on TV and radio. One of those surveys is the well-known 'TV Celebrity Image Surve

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  • Ueto Aya thinks that Abe Hiroshi's naked body is "very tasty"

    March 23, 2012 @ 9:25 am

    On March 22nd, Abe Hiroshi and Ueto Aya attended a stage greeting for their upcoming movie, "Thermae Romae" at a cinema in Tokyo. "Thermae Romae" depicts the story of Lucius (Abe), a bath design engineer who slips through time between Ancient Rome and modern Japan. It’s a comical portrayal of Lucius’ first experiences with the modern Japan bathing cultures and his struggles to introduce some of those habits in Ancient Rome. The

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  • Upcoming movie 'Thermae Romae' reveals full trailer

    March 4, 2012 @ 8:00 pm

    A few days ago, the first full trailer for the upcoming movie 'Thermae Romae' was released on its official website. The movie depicts the story of Lucius (Abe Hiroshi), a bath design engineer who slips through time between Ancient Rome and modern Japan. It's a comical portrayal of Lucius' first experiences with the modern Japan bathing cultures and his struggles to introduce some of those habits in the Ancient Rome. Aside from Abe H

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  • Abe Hiroshi & Ueto Aya visit Rome for "Thermae Romae" premiere

    February 24, 2012 @ 6:26 am

    On February 22nd, a premiere for upcoming movie "Thermae Romae" was held at Cinema The Space in Rome, Italy. The main cast members Abe Hiroshi, Ueto Aya, and the director of the movie Takeuchi Hideki attended this overseas stage greeting. "Thermae Romae" is a live-action adaptation of Yamazaki Mari's popular manga.  It's a story of Lucius (played by Abe), a bath design engineer, who slips through time between Ancient Rome and modern Japan.

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  • Japan Box Office Report – January 28th/29th

    February 1, 2012 @ 10:12 am

    [caption id="attachment_218435" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption=""Kirin no Tsubasa" / "Always: Sunset on Third Street 3" / "Robo-G""][/caption] In this week's 'Japan Box Office Report', "ALWAYS 3" remains on top while "Robo-G" is steadfast at #3. "Shinzanmono" opened at #2, creating a perfect Top 3 for distributor Toho. Meanwhile, "J. Edgar" opened in sixth and "DOCUMENTARY of AKB48" landed seventh.

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  • Abe Hiroshi, Aragaki Yui & Co. attend preview screening for "Kirin no Tsubasa"

    January 15, 2012 @ 9:44 pm

    Today, a preview screening of the upcoming movie and continuation of 'Shinzanmono' (TBS drama), "Kirin no Tsubasa", was held in Tokyo. Just like the drama and the drama special, "Kirin no Tsubasa" is based on the popular 'Kaga Kyoichiro' novel series by famed author Higashino Keigo. The screening was attended by lead actor Abe Hiroshi, as well as some of his new castmates for the movie - Aragaki Yui, Tanaka Rena, Matsuzaka Tori, and Miura

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  • TOKYO No.1 SOUL SET to release a new album in March

    December 30, 2011 @ 6:09 pm

    On December 28th, TOKYO No.1 SOUL SET announced that they will release a new album (title unknown) on March 14th, 2012! This is their first original album in three years since March 2009’s “BEYOND THE WORLD” and this new work will be released in two editions: CD + DVD and CD only versions. The title of this album and the playlist will be announced at the later date. Until then, vocalist Watanabe Hiroshi will appear on this year’s 'Kouha

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  • Check out the first teaser for "Thermae Romae", starring Abe Hiroshi & Ueto Aya

    December 13, 2011 @ 11:06 pm

    After the first announcement and teaser in the form of still pictures, the official site of the upcoming live-action adaption of "Thermae Romae" was recently updated with a 30 second video teaser. The movie is based on a popular manga by Yamazaki Mari and stars Abe Hiroshi and Ueto Aya. The term 'thermae romae' actually means 'Rome's bath' and the comedic movie will depict the story of Lucius (Abe), a bath design engineer who slips thr

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