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  • 'Aku no Kyoten' receives standing ovation at the 7th International Rome Film Festival

    November 11, 2012 @ 12:42 am

    On November 9th, Miike Takashi's live-action adaptation of Kishi Yusuke's mystery novel 'Aku no Kyoten' ('The Lesson of Evil') – starring Ito Hideaki – screened as the opening movie in the main competition of the 7th International Rome Film Festival in Italy. The screening was attended by Miike, Ito, and actress Mizuno Erina, who plays one of the students in the movie. It took place at the Sinopoli Hall in Rome, which was packed with aroun

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  • 'The Lesson of Evil' - 'Aku no Kyoten' releases full trailer

    September 18, 2012 @ 4:02 pm

    The full trailer for Miike Takashi's upcoming live-action adaptation of Kishi Yusuke’s mystery novel 'Aku no Kyoten' ('The Lesson of Evil') - starring Ito Hideaki - was recently released on its official website. 'Aku no Kyoten' is about an extremely popular high school teacher named 'Hasumi Seiji' (Ito), whose students often call him by his nickname ‘Hasumin’. It’s not just the students that adore him, all their parents and all the other t

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  • 'Aku no Kyoten' releases first teaser with a murderous Ito Hideaki

    August 20, 2012 @ 1:53 pm

    The first teaser for the upcoming live-action adaptation of Kishi Yusuke's mystery novel 'Aku no Kyoten', starring Ito Hideaki, was recently released on its official website. 'Aku no Kyoten' is about an extremely popular high school teacher named 'Hasumi Seiji' (Ito), whose students often call him by his nickname 'Hasumin'. It's not just the students that adore him, all their parents and all the other teachers see him as an ideal teacher.

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  • More cast members announced for upcoming movie "Aku no Kyoten"

    May 11, 2012 @ 1:49 am

    As previously reported, Kishi Yusuke's novel "Aku no Kyoten" will be getting a live-action movie adaptation starring Ito Hideaki. Since the announcement, more cast members have been revealed. "Aku no Kyoten" is a suspenseful novel that depicts cruel murder cases that happen at a school, committed by a high school teacher, “Hasumi Seiji” (played by Ito). It will be directed by Miike Takashi, and other added cast members include Yamada Takay

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  • Kishi Yusuke's mystery novel "Aku no Kyoten" to get movie adaptation starring Ito Hideaki

    March 6, 2012 @ 1:00 pm

    On March 6th, it was revealed that Kishi Yusuke's mystery novel "Aku no Kyoten" will get a live-action movie adaptation, starring actor Ito Hideaki.  The novel "Aku no Kyoten" is a hit novel which sold a total of over 300,000 copies. The novel was released in July 2010, and as soon as it was released, it grabbed a huge amount of attention. "Aku no Kyoten" is a psycho suspense that shows cruel murder cases that happen at a school, committed

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  • Kishi Yusuke's SF novel "Shinsekai Yori" to get anime adaptation

    February 27, 2012 @ 1:49 pm

    On February 27th, it was announced that Kishi Yusuke’s novel “Shinsekai Yori” (broadcast date unknown) will be adapted into an anime. This Asahi TV anime will be animated by A-1 Pictures (known for works such as “Ao no Exorcist” and “Kuroshitsuji”), directed by Ishihama Masashi (previous work includes “Read or Die” and “Honey and Clover”), and written by Sogo Masashi (“Prince of Tennis”, “Bleach”). The story will be set in future Japan,

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