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  • Maeda Atsuko and Ninagawa Mika team up for fashion guide magazine 'Mgirl'

    November 8, 2012 @ 10:03 pm

    On November 9th, the semi-annual fashion guide/magazine 'Mgirl' will be releasing its 2012-2013 autumn-winter edition and this time the cover and main pictorial will be graced by former AKB48 member Maeda Atsuko. The strikingly beautiful and vivid pictures were taken by none other than famed photographer and director Ninagawa Mika who once again makes use of plenty of colors in order to draw us into her unique world. Maeda herself also inv

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  • AA= announced as special performers at the 'HELTER SKELTER NIGHT'

    October 7, 2012 @ 9:00 am

    On October 6th, it was announced that AA= is going to perform at the upcoming all-night event 'HELTER SKELTER NIGHT' at Daikanyama UNIT in Tokyo on October 20th. AA= has provided the ending theme "The Klock" for Ninagawa Mika's live-action adaptation of Okazaki Kyoko's 'Helter Skelter', which opened in cinemas in July. Ninagawa is also the producer for the upcoming club event 'HELTER SKELTER NIGHT' that features the DJs Takagi Kan, MONDO,

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  • Sawajiri Erika's "Helter Skelter" to be shown at the London Film Festival

    September 8, 2012 @ 9:03 pm

    Following record box-office earnings of 2 billion yen (around $25.3 million USD), Helter Skelter is making another breakthrough as it will be showing at the 56th BFI London Film Festival. Director Ninagawa Mika will be in London for the October 12th showing. She will give her greetings before the movie, and will also appear for a teach-in after the showing. Spearheading the London Film Festival is film critic and programmer Tony Rayns. Ray

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  • Japan Box Office Report – August 11th/12th

    August 15, 2012 @ 6:08 pm

    [caption id="attachment_260518" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="(02) 'Ookami Kodomo no Ame to Yuki' / (01) 'BRAVE HEARTS: UMIZARU' / (03) 'Total Recall'"][/caption] 'Umizaru' made it back on top and pulled 'Ookami Kodomo' along with it. Meanwhile, 'Total Recall' opened in at third place. Last weekend 'Kamen Rider Fourze' managed to dethrone 'BRAVE HEARTS: UMIZARU', but this week it already dropped down to fi

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  • Japan Box Office Report – July 21st/22nd

    July 24, 2012 @ 7:10 pm

    [caption id="attachment_255713" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="(02) 'Ookami Kodomo no Ame to Yuki' / (01) 'BRAVE HEARTS: UMIZARU' / (03) 'Pocket Monsters: Best Wishes'"][/caption] 'Umizaru' stays on top, while Hosoda Mamoru's anime 'Ookami Kodomo' emerges victorious against Disney Pixar's 3D CGI animation 'Brave'. As expected, it was impossible to snatch away the top spot from 'BRAVE HEARTS: UMIZARU' just y

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  • Japan Box Office Report – July 14th/15th

    July 18, 2012 @ 6:23 pm

    [caption id="attachment_254134" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="(02) 'Pocket Monsters: Best Wishes' / (01) 'BRAVE HEARTS: UMIZARU' / (03) 'The Amazing Spider-Man'"][/caption] 'Umizaru' is shining on the top, 'Pokémon' claims second place, and 'Helter Skelter' proudly takes fourth place. The fourth movie in the 'Umizaru' series, 'BRAVE HEARTS: UMIZARU' - starring Ito Hideaki - easily managed to take the top s

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  • Sawajiri Erika makes her first public appearance in 5 months

    July 15, 2012 @ 2:41 am

    On July 14th, actress Sawajiri Erika appeared at the stage greeting for her starring film, 'Helter Skelter'. Sawajiri, who had been recuperating from her poor health, appeared at the event with short, blonde hair. "I'm very nervous. Thank you for coming. As my first lead role in a film after 5 years, I'm happy to be able to stand here. Thank you very much," she expressed. This marked her first appearance in 5 months as she had canceled all

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  • Sawajiri Erika to resume her activities

    July 14, 2012 @ 4:06 am

    It's been reported that actress Sawajiri Erika, who has been resting due to poor health, will be officially resuming her activities. Sawajiri will return to work on July 14th, which is the opening day of her film, 'Helter Skelter'. She is scheduled to make an appearance at the stage greeting in Tokyo. Back in May, the actress announced that she would be putting a halt to all promotional activities. She was reportedly experiencing poor h

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  • Sawajiri Erika to be absent from Japan premiere of 'Helter Skelter'

    July 5, 2012 @ 11:53 am

    It's been revealed that actress Sawajiri Erika will be absent from the Japan premiere of her upcoming film, 'Helter Skelter', which will be held on July 5th. This was announced by Sawajiri's agency Avex Management Group on her official website. The post stated, "Sawajiri Erika, who has been on hiatus due to her poor health, will be absent from tomorrow's (July 5th) Japan premiere of 'Helter Skelter' because of her poor condition." 'Helt

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  • Sawajiri Erika to star in new CM for 'PARCO' as Ririko from 'Helter Skelter'

    June 27, 2012 @ 10:38 am

    There's just a little over 2 weeks left until Sawajiri Erika's upcoming movie, 'Helter Skelter', opens in theaters across Japan. With anticipation rising, the movie has collaborated with PARCO for its "Summer Grand Bazaar" CM. The CM features top model Ririko (Sawajiri Erika) and her junior Kozue (Mizuhara Kiko). It shows the relationship between the two ladies, and includes the actual CM shoot filmed for 'Helter Skelter'. In the CM, Ririk

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