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  • Supporting cast revealed for the Japanese remake of 'Unforgiven'

    September 10, 2012 @ 1:32 am

    On September 10th, it was revealed which actors are going to make up the supporting cast for the upcoming Japanese remake of the multi-Academy Award-winning movie 'Unforgiven' (Japanese title: 'Yurusarezaru Mono'). Previously it was already revealed that the story is going to be transported into the world of samurai. Watanabe Ken is going to take over the role of Clint Eastwood, while Sato Koichi is going to play the role of Gene Hackman a

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  • Toei reveals full trailer for 'Kita no Kanariatachi'

    August 19, 2012 @ 10:33 pm

    On August 18th, distributor Toei revealed the full trailer for the upcoming movie 'Kita no Canariatachi' (English title: 'A Chorus of Angels') starring actress Yoshinaga Sayuri. 'Kita no Kanariatachi' commemorates the 60th anniversary of Toei and features a great ensemble actors additional to Yoshinaga, such as Shibata Kyohei, Nakamura Toru, Satomi Kotaro, Moriyama Mirai, Mitsushima Hikari, Katsuji Ryo, Miyazaki Aoi, Koike Eiko, and Matsud

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  • Full cast for Mukai Osamu's upcoming drama 'Summer Rescue' revealed

    May 24, 2012 @ 9:22 am

    On May 24th, TBS revealed the full cast for the upcoming medical drama 'Summer Rescue ~Tenkuu no Shinryojo~' starring Mukai Osamu. The drama will be set in a small mountain clinic 2,000 meters above sea level. Mukai plays the role of 'Hayami Keigo', a handsome, young cardiac surgeon who has a bright future ahead of him working at a university hospital. However, his superior commands him to examine patients at a small clinic in the moun

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  • Sakai Masato & Aragaki Yui to star as lawyers in new drama 'Legal High'

    February 13, 2012 @ 11:00 pm

    Fuji TV has just announced another new drama for the upcoming spring season titled, 'Legal High'. This new drama will star actor Sakai Masato and actress Aragaki Yui as lawyers who aren't really that fond of each other. 'Legal High' is an original and thrilling comedy written by popular scriptwriter Kosawa Ryota (the "ALWAYS" series). The title "legal high" means "to get high on law", which is a direct hint at the main character, lawyer '

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  • Oguri Shun gives his thoughts on "Dokurojo no Shichinin" at his rehearsal

    September 4, 2011 @ 10:38 pm

    On September 4th, Oguri Shun (28) and Moriyama Mirai (27) attended their stage rehearsal for their starring play for Gekidan?Shinkansens Dokurojo no Shichinin at Aoyama Theatre in Tokyo. As for this play, this was first performed in 1990 and is performed every seven years ever since as a tradition this will be its fourth time. Oguri, who will be acting in a lot of fighting scenes on this stage, said, Since stage performance progr

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  • Koike Eiko to star in BeeTV's new love-comedy drama!

    May 8, 2011 @ 5:54 am

    Koike Eiko will star in BeeTV's (mobile broadcast service) new mobile drama, titled "Ese Nikushokukei Joshi no Renai Jijyou", which will start on May 20th. This drama will be a love-comedy which revolves around Madoka, who is a 33 year old single woman. Madoka is likely to be seen as a "Nikushokukei Joshi (predatory woman - refers to woman who is agressive toward men)" because of her appearance, but she is really a "Soshokukei Joshi (her

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  • Miura Tomokazu to star in second "RAILWAYS" movie

    April 20, 2011 @ 1:43 pm

    In 2010, the movie "RAILWAYS" opened in Japanese cinemas and turned into a decent hit at the box office. Now it has been announced that we are going to see a series of movies dealing with similar stories about trains, with the next one opening as early as December this year. The first movie was about a middle-aged man, played by Nakai Kiichi, who quit his job at his office in Tokyo in order to become a train driver for a small railway compa

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  • Koike Eiko and Sakata Wataru sues Sports Hochi

    September 9, 2010 @ 5:05 am

    Actress Koike Eiko (29) and her husband Sakata Wataru (37) have filed a lawsuit alongside Koikes management agency against the owners of the Sports Hochi newspaper. The newspaper is facing libel charges for an article published in December that tarnished the couples reputation. The article claimed that due to Sakatas large debt, Koike was on the verge of filing a divorce. Sakata completely denied the rumor and continued managing his re

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