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  • Kimura Kaela & Quruli's Kishida Shigeru team up for movie 'Birthday Card' theme song

    May 6, 2016 @ 10:30 am

    Kimura Kaela's new song "Himawari" has been picked up as the theme song for Hashimoto Ai's starring film "Birthday Card". "Birthday Card" is a human drama that portrays the growth of the protagonist 'Noriko' who receives encouragement by the birthday cards sent every year by her mother who passed away when Noriko was just 10 years old. 'Noriko' will be played by Hashimoto and her mother 'Yoshie' will be played by Miyazaki Aoi. "Himawari

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  • Takeuchi Yuko & Hashimoto Ai to star in a live-action film adaptation of Ono Fuyumi's horror novel

    June 20, 2015 @ 5:18 am

    It was announced that Takeuchi Yuko and Hashimoto Ai would star in a live-action adaptation of Ono Fuyumi's award-winning horror novel "Zane." This marks the first time the two actresses are co-starring. "Zane: Sundewa Ikenai Heya" starts where "I", a mystery novelist, receives a letter from her reader Kubo, a female college student. The letter says that she hears strange noises in her room. Prompted by curiosity, "I" and Kubo start in

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  • Hashimoto Ai blogs about her fan letters

    March 4, 2014 @ 2:58 am

    Actress Hashimoto Ai (18) who shot to fame as Yui, best friend of the protagonist in last year's NHK Asadora "Amachan", updated her blog on March 1, 2014, recounting an incident in which she was shocked by a fan letter. She wrote that, "I have received a lot of message cards from the people in Kuji City who watched over us as we filmed Amachan."She then revealed a picture that was attached to an interesting message in which the fan was

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  • 'Amachan' actors and team win four 'Elan d'or Awards'

    January 24, 2014 @ 1:38 am

    The prize-winners of the '2014 Elan d'or Awards' have been announced. Said awards are presented by the All Nippon Producers Association (ANPA) and recognize the producers and promising actors/actresses who achieved outstanding works in domestic movies and TV dramas through the year.The works for this year were the domestic movies shown in Tokyo, as well as one-shot dramas and drama series aired during December 1st 2012 ~ November 30th 2013, and t

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  • Hashimoto Ai cast in 'Little Forest' movie alongside Amachan costar

    January 18, 2014 @ 8:55 pm

    Actress Hashimoto Ai (18), who got her big break through last year's NHK Asadora "Amachan", has been cast as the lead for the upcoming movie "Little Forest.""Little Forest" is based on Igarashi Daisuke's popular manga. The live-action film adaptation will be made into four parts; summer, autumn, winter, and spring. The summer and autumn chapters (as a double-feature movie) are set for release on August 30, while the winter and spring chapters (al

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  • Which actress had her big break in the first half of 2013?

    July 6, 2013 @ 2:00 pm

    The first half of 2013 has already come to an end. When looking back at those six months, many new faces graced the world of entertainment with their fresh and outstanding performances. As usual, ORICON STYLE used this opportunity to ask 1,000 people the question, "Which actress had her big break in the first half of 2013?" All the actresses seen below definitely deserve to be in the top 10, but the first place is a bit surprising when looking

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