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  • Japan Box Office Report & Trailer Park – April 27th/28th

    May 1, 2013 @ 10:03 pm

    [caption id="attachment_295676" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="(02) 'Iron Man 3' / (01) 'Meitantei Conan' / (03) 'Super Hero Taisen Z'"][/caption] The Golden Week means there's many new movies and a fierce competition at the box office. After all it's the time of the greatest profits for the movie industry in Japan. 'Meitantei Conan: Zekkai no Private Eye' remained as strong as during its first weekend and def

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  • V6's Okada Junichi and actress Eikura Nana appear at stage greeting for Toshokan Sensou

    April 28, 2013 @ 11:42 pm

    On April 27, the opening day for“Toshokan Sensou,” V6’s Okada Junichi (32), who stars in the film, appeared at a stage greeting for the film at the TOHO Cinemas Scala-Za in Tokyo. The film is based on Arikawa Hiro’s (40) novel of the same name and the series has sold a total of 4,000,000 copies.  The novel is set in Japan in the near future where freedom to read all books is taken away. The film is a science fiction action film as it depic

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – 04/15~04/18

    April 20, 2013 @ 12:29 pm

    [caption id="attachment_294825" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="'Galileo' (Fuji TV)"][/caption] A total of 8 new dramas premiered from Monday to Thursday this week. Fuji TV's Monday drama 'Galileo' (season 2) - starring heartthrob Fukuyama Masaharu and a new heroine played by Yoshitaka Yuriko - attracted the most viewers with a great rating of 22.6%. Many viewers also swooned over the male duo Ito Hideaki and Sakaguchi Kenj

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  • Ieiri Leo's new song chosen as the theme song for TBS' upcoming detective drama

    March 17, 2013 @ 2:18 am

    Singer-songwriter Ieiri Leo's new song "Message" has been chosen as the theme song for TBS' upcoming detective drama 'Kakusho~Keishicho Sousa 3 Ka' which will start airing on April 15th. As reported earlier,  this drama is based on the police novel ‘Kakusho‘ written by Konno Bin. Takahashi Katsumi and Eikura Nana will team up for the drama adaptation. Regarding the theme song, Takahashi commented, "When I first listened to it, I thought it

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  • Hirosue Ryoko & Eikura Nana to make guest appearance on upcoming 'Legal High' special drama

    March 1, 2013 @ 5:13 pm

    On February 28, it was revealed that actresses Eikura Nana (25) and Hirosue Ryoko (32) will make a guest appearance on Fuji TV’s special episode of “Legal High,” which will be broadcast on April 13. Broadcast as a serial drama last April, this special episode of the comedic law drama will reunite actor Sakai Masato, who plays the role of a genius lawyer protagonist, and Aragaki Yui (24), who plays the hot-blooded and stubborn rookie lawye

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  • 4 beautiful actresses to appear in new CM for 'Rêveur' shampoo

    February 27, 2013 @ 7:09 pm

    It was announced that four beautiful actresses Toda Erika, Ishihara Satomi, Nagasawa Masami and Eikura Nana will appear in new CM for "Rêveur Hair care series." There are five new CMs in total: Toda in 'Green no Onna' version, Ishihara in 'Purple no Onna' version, Nagasawa in 'Orange no Onna' version, Eikura in 'Pink no Onna' version, and the 'Kaien' version will be comprised of scenes from each of the 4 actresses. Apparently, the filmi

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  • Takahashi Katsumi & Eikura Nana to co-star in new detective drama

    February 23, 2013 @ 1:04 pm

    On February 23rd, it was announced that actor Takahashi Katsumi and actress Eikura Nana are going to co-star in an upcoming TBS detective drama titled 'Kakusho ~ Keishicho Sousa 3 Ka'. 'Kakusho ~ Keishicho Sousa 3 Ka' is based on the police novel 'Kakusho' written by Konno Bin. The story focuses on the Third Investigation Division of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department, which specializes on theft cases that make up 70% of all recorded

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  • V6's Okada Junichi and actress Eikura Nana to star in Toshokan Sensou

    August 1, 2012 @ 2:01 pm

    On July 31, it was announced that V6’s Okada Junichi (31) will star in the science fiction film “Toshokan Sensou” (directed by Sato Shinsuke) that will open during Golden Week of next year. The film is based on Arikawa Hiro’s (40) novel of the same name; the 6-novel series has collectively sold 2,800,000 copies. The novel is set in 2019 Japan when all forms of media – novels, news, film, television, etc. – are controlled strictly and censo

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  • Drama Prime Time Report – July 20th~July 22nd

    July 25, 2012 @ 1:55 am

    [caption id="attachment_255967" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Drama Prime Time Report – July 20th~July 22nd"][/caption] This weekend was all about the FNS 27-Hour TV, the baseball all-star game, the 141st Open Championship, a J-League charity match, and some dramas that were struggling to hold their ground in between (if they even aired in the first place). Fans of 'Boys on the Run' (TV Asahi) had to skip this Friday due to the

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  • Eikura Nana jokingly calls announcer Tanaka Minami "Fool~!" at 'Kuro no Onna Kyoshi' press conference

    July 17, 2012 @ 6:58 am

    Actress Eikura Nana (24) attended a press conference on Jul 16th for her upcoming drama 'Kuro no Onna Kyoshi'. Announcer Tanaka Minami (25) was the emcee for the event and had a number of slip-ups, forgetting to introduce one of the attendees and making several off-the-mark comments. Eikura wittily responded to Tanaka's snafu, calling her "Fool~!", which is the signature phrase of Eikura's character from the drama. Sugisaki Hana (14), who'

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