Tag

  • Mano Erina added to the cast of Sono Shion's upcoming drama 'Minna! Esper dayo!'

    February 19, 2013 @ 8:32 am

    On February 19th, it was announced that singer and actress Mano Erina is going to appear in TV Tokyo's upcoming drama 'Minna! Esper dayo!' starring Sometani Shota. 'Minna! Esper dayo!' will be directed by famed movie director Sono Shion ('Cold Fish'). The story follows an ordinary high school student named Kamogawa Yoshiro (Sometani), who suddenly realizes that he has the ability to read minds and decides to use his power to help others.

    Read More

    • 0
    • 4966
    • 0
  • Kaho to appear in Sometani Shota's upcoming drama "Minna! Esper dayo!"

    February 13, 2013 @ 11:22 pm

    It was announced that Kaho would appear in the upcoming drama "Minna! Esper dayo!" which will star Sometani Shota. “Minna! Esper dayo!” is originally a popular ongoing manga from Young Magazine written by Wakasugi Kiminori, who is also known as the author of “Detroit Metal City.” It depicts the protagonist, an ordinary high school student named Kamogawa Yoshiro (Sometani) who suddenly receives the ability to read other people’s minds, and

    Read More

    • 0
    • 4786
    • 0
  • Sometani Shota & Sono Shion team up once again for upcoming drama

    December 3, 2012 @ 4:02 am

    It was announced that actor Sometani Shota and filmmaker Sono Shion will team up once again for TV Tokyo's upcoming drama "Minna! Esper dayo!" Sometani starred in Sono's movie 'Himizu' that allowed Sometani to receive the "MARCELLO MASTROIANNI AWARD" at the 68th Venice International Festival, back in September 2011. Sometani commented, "I was wondering what kind of work it would be, and it was actually a live-action adaptation of manga tha

    Read More

    • 0
    • 3283
    • 0
  • Winners of the '54th Blue Ribbon Awards' announced

    January 25, 2012 @ 3:00 am

    Today the winners have been announced for the '54th Blue Ribbon Awards', a prestigious movie award that is awarded by the movie critics and writers of all seven major newspapers in Tokyo. The big prize 'Best Film' went to Sono Sion's surreal masterpiece "Cold Fish" ("Tsumetai Nettaigyo"), starring Fukikoshi Mitsuru. Sono, who is already collecting awards for his latest film "Himizu", received the news with a somewhat satisfied smile. He sa

    Read More

    • 0
    • 5925
    • 0
  • Kagurazaka Megumi announces her engagement with a movie director Sono Shion

    October 25, 2011 @ 4:12 am

    On October 24th, actress Kagurazaka Megumi (30) announced on her blog that she got engaged to a movie director Sono Shion (49).  Since some medias reported their engagement before the couple made an announcement, Kagurazaka expressed her regret for not reporting it to the fans by herself first.  She also wrote, "I will keep applying myself diligently as an actress, and as an human.  Please continue to support me." Kagurazaka debuted as a gra

    Read More

    • 0
    • 2506
    • 0
  • First poster & trailer for Sono Sion's "Himizu" revealed

    October 20, 2011 @ 6:48 pm

    Today, both the first poster and trailer for the much-talked about live-action adaption of "Himizu" have been released. In the original manga, mangaka Furuya Minoru tried to explore the darkness inside the heart, which was very well received by manga fans and turned it into a popular bestseller. Famed director Sono Sion ("Noriko's Dinner Table", "Love Exposure"), tried to capture the same atmosphere for his live-action adaption. With th

    Read More

    • 0
    • 5090
    • 0
  • More cast members for upcoming movie "Himizu" revealed

    September 2, 2011 @ 8:57 pm

    Previously, we reported that Sometani Shota and Nikaido Fumi will star in the upcoming movie 'Himizu', but now more cast members have been revealed. Yoshitaka Yuriko, Kubozuka Yosuke, Suzuki Anne and AAA's Nishijima Takahiro will join the cast of this highly anticipated movie adaptation. This will be Yoshitaka Yuriko's second time appearing in a Sono Shion film. She commented, "I was able to participate in filming for one day but I was una

    Read More

    • 0
    • 4706
    • 0
  • "Himizu" live-action movie to star Sometani Shota & Nikaido Fumi

    June 10, 2011 @ 5:34 am

    [caption id="attachment_159367" align="aligncenter" width="449" caption="Sometani Shota (left) and Nikaido Fumi (right) will play the main roles in "Himizu""][/caption] The cast for the film adapatation of Furuya Minoru's manga, "Himizu", directed by Sono Shion, has been revealed! Actor Sometani Shota (18) will play the protagonist Sumida Yuichi, while actress Nikaido Fumi (16) has been cast as his classmate, Chazawa Keiko ---

    Read More

    • 0
    • 2728
    • 0
  • Furuya Minoru's popular manga "Himizu" to be released as live-action movie

    April 19, 2011 @ 1:10 pm

    In the latest issue of Weekly Young Magazine (Kodansha), it was announced that Furuya Minoru's popular manga "Himizu" would get a live-action adaptation, and is scheduled to be released in 2012. "Himizu" was the serial manga in Weekly Young Magazine during 2001 ~ 2003, and although Furuya is known for his gag manga, such as "Ike! Ina-chu Takkyuubu", "Himizu" is a very serious and dark story. As the director of the live-action version, Sono

    Read More

    • 0
    • 2322
    • 0