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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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  • 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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  • Sawajiri Erika talks about her return and her sullen responses in 2007

    August 18, 2012 @ 3:53 am

    During an interview on Nihon TV’s “NEWS ZERO” broadcast on August 16th, actress Sawajiri Erika talked about the reason for her return to the movie industry and the truth behind her sullen responses at a press conference back in 2007. Sawajiri appeared wearing a white T-shirt and jeggings, and was accompanied by director Ninagawa Mika. When asked about her 5 year absence from the movie industry, Sawajiri replied “I wasn’t confident and I w

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  • Full trailer for 'Helter Skelter' is a feast for your senses

    May 14, 2012 @ 10:07 pm

    Last weekend, the full trailer for Ninagawa Mika's upcoming live-action adaptation of Okazaki Kyoko's popular manga 'Helter Skelter' started screening at movie theaters nationwide. It took a while but finally on May 14th, distributor Asmik Ace uploaded the trailer onto the web. 'Helter Skelter' marks the comeback of actress Sawajiri Erika after a five year-long abstinence from the silver screen. It tells the story of a woman named Ririko (

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  • Kyary Pamyu Pamyu collaborates with Ninagawa Mika

    April 27, 2012 @ 12:08 pm

    Model/singer Kyary Pamyu Pamyu recently attended the 'Adobe Creative Cloud' event where it was announced that she will be working with photographer Ninagawa Mika on a new digital photo book. Kyary will be the model for the e-book application 'Ninagawa < TOKYO > MAP' (tentative title). The model has expressed that she is delighted to work with Ninagawa. Ninagawa also mentioned that she is also happy to work with the singer/model. She

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  • Hamasaki Ayumi's "evolution" to be used as the theme song for "Helter Skelter"

    April 26, 2012 @ 4:20 am

    On April 26th, a new poster for the upcoming movie "Helter Skelter" was revealed along with the announcement that Hamasaki Ayumi's 20th single "evolution" (released in 2001) will be used as its theme song. "Helter Skelter" is directed by Ninagawa Mika and marks the comeback of actress Sawajiri Erika after a five year-long abstinence from the silver screen. It tells the story of a woman named 'Ririko' (Sawajiri), who received cosmetic surg

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  • Model Mizuhara Kiko reveals teaser photos from her photobook "Girl"

    March 31, 2012 @ 5:12 am

    On March 30th, a couple of sample shots of model Mizuhara Kiko's upcoming photobook, "Girl", have been released to the public. Aside from being a current exclusive model for the fashion magazine 'MAQUIA', Mizuhara also made her debut as an actress in the 2010 movie "Norwegian Wood". This year will be appearing in the upcoming movie "Helter Skelter" (July 14th), directed by famed photographer Ninagawa Mika, who also took the pictures for th

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  • Glaceau Vitamin Water gets colorful with Ninagawa Mika for their new flavor

    March 27, 2012 @ 9:03 am

    Beverage brand Glaceau Vitamin Water has released their new flavor “stur-d” on March 26th and to help with advertisements, they brought on photographer Ninagawa Mika to help with the new graphics. This will be the second year in a row that Ninagawa has worked with the international brand. This time around, the theme is “Nature is colorful. Glaceau is colorful too.” Ninagawa cast those who she felt would match the flavor. She chose Saito Ta

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  • "AKB48 Tokyo Pastel Sand" is now on sale as new souvenirs of Tokyo

    March 21, 2012 @ 11:57 am

    New souvenirs of Tokyo, “AKB48 Tokyo Pastel Sand” which features idol group AKB48, has been on sale limitedly at JR’s Tokyo station and Shinagawa station since March 16th. This product is a new sweet that includes fluffy marshmallows put between slightly bitter chocolate. The first flavor introduced was strawberry, followed by green tea, and orange chocolate. There’s only a limited amount, so the period to pick up these sweets is limited

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  • Movie or scandal? First teaser for "Helter Skelter"!

    February 29, 2012 @ 10:14 pm

    Asmik Ace released the first teaser for the upcoming live-action movie adaption of Okazaki Kyoko's manga "Helter Skelter", starring Sawajiri Erika and directed by Ninagawa Mika. "Helter Skelter" tells the story of a woman named 'Ririko' (Sawajiri), who received cosmetic surgery on her entire body, thus allowing her to become a shining top star in the entertainment industry. Eventually, however, her body starts to deteriorate due to the pr

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