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  • Sakai Masato & Ueto Aya to co-star in new TBS drama 'Hanzawa Naoki'

    May 15, 2013 @ 9:50 pm

    On May 15, TBS announced that for the upcoming season they will be adapting Ikeido Jun's much-discussed novels about the economic bubble into a TV drama titled 'Hanzawa Naoki' (tentative), starring actor Sakai Masato as the protagonist. The drama is based on Ikeido's novels 'Oretachi Bubble Nyuukou-gumi' and 'Oretachi Hana no Bubble-gumi'. Sakai plays an unconventional and charming banker named 'Hanzawa Naoki' who gets employed by a major

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  • Winners of 'the 21st Hashida Awards' attend awards ceremony

    May 11, 2013 @ 5:23 am

    On May 10th, the awardsceremony for 'the 21st Hashida Awards' was held, which the winners attended. The Hashida awards was established by the HashidaCultural Foundation, for which scriptwriterHashida Sugako serves as the chief director, and was established to recognize the television programs and people that contribute to the broadcast culture. One of the winners was TBS' special drama "Kaneko Misuzu Monogatari -Minna Chigatte Minna I

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  • Fuji TV announces 'Legal High' special drama to air in April

    January 30, 2013 @ 10:00 pm

    On January 31, Fuji TV announced that the lawyer comedy drama 'Legal High' - starring Sakai Masato - will be returning with a special episode on April 13. In 'Legal High', Sakai plays an eccentric, lavish and moody lawyer with a wicked tongue who partners up with a hot blooded rookie lawyer played by actress Aragaki Yui. Both will reprise their roles for the special, while actor Kitaouji Kinya has been added as the opposing lawyer in the n

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  • Takei Emi & Eguchi Yosuke to play a pair of lovers in new drama 'Iki mo Dekinai Natsu'

    May 28, 2012 @ 1:05 am

    On May 28th, Fuji TV announced that young actress Takei Emi (18) and actor Eguchi Yosuke (46) are going to play a pair of lovers in the upcoming summer drama 'Iki mo Dekinai Natsu'. A 19-year-old girl burdened by a cruel destiny, a 41-year-old man living in atonement, and a forbidden love that cannot be accepted by the people around them. 'Iki mo Dekinai Natsu' is as much a social drama as it is a love story. Takei plays said girl who l

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  • Winners revealed for the '21st Japan Movie Critics Award'

    March 16, 2012 @ 11:34 pm

    On April 13th the '21st Japan Movie Critics Award' ceremony will be held in Choufu, and the critics have already selected the winners for this years ceremony. In addition to the actual ceremony, the winning films will be broadcast at Kusunoki Hall from April 16th to 20th. Check out the winners below! == Best Film Ooshikamura Soudouki Best Director Narushima Izuru Youkame no Semi Best Actor Miura Tomokazu R

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  • Arashi's Ohno Satoshi to star in Fuji TV's new spring drama special

    November 15, 2011 @ 12:44 am

    On November 14th, it was announced that Arashi's Ohno Satoshi (30) would be starring in Fuji TV's new spring drama special, "Mou Yuukai nante Shinai", which will air in January 2012. Ohno will play the main character -- a freeter named "Tarui Shotaro" who can't forget his childhood dream of being a hero. He finds himself planning a fake kidnapping after he receives a request from the daughter of a boss of racketeers (played by Kitaoji Kinya).

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  • Fuji TV confirms 2nd season for Ueto Aya's "Zettai Reido"

    May 22, 2011 @ 11:40 pm

    Another drama rumor got confirmed today, as Fuji TV announced a second season for the criminal drama series, "Zettai Reido"! "Zettai Reido ~ Mikaiketsu Jiken Tokumei Sousa ~" aired in spring of 2010 and depicted the struggles of Sakuragi Izumi (Aya Ueto), a new female detective, as she tackle cold cases that never have been brought to a conclusion. It was a popular drama with decent ratings, and fans got to see Ueto in a role that's differ

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  • HoriPro continues to use streaming sites to ask for donations

    March 21, 2011 @ 4:45 pm

    One week ago, talent agency HoriPro started to use Youtube and NicoNicoDouga as a way to mentally and financially support the victims of the Great Tohoku Earthquake. At first, they started to upload short animated clips featuring well-known folktales recited by some of their talents. Shortly after that more clips of talents reciting a folktale have been uploaded to the streaming sites, even though they weren't able to produce more animated

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  • Now hiring: One-day job at an hourly wage of ?112,000 (~$1,340 USD)

    September 13, 2010 @ 11:57 pm

    Looking for a job? There is currently a one-day job offering at an hourly wage of ?112,000 (~$1,340 USD) on several job search web sites. The job is to help at the promotional event for upcoming movie, "Incite Mill 7kakan no death game" (will be released on October 16th), and it will be a one-day only job (about 3 hours) on October 7th. "Incite mill 7kakan no death game" is a story about 10 men and women, who are lured by a high hourly w

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