On May 16th, it was announced that Kis-My-Ft2 member Tamamori Yuta will star in TBS' upcoming drama "Pintokona" as the son of a noble Kabuki family. This will mark the first serial drama to feature the world of Kabuki, a Japanese traditional performing art. "Pintokona" is a live-action drama adaptation of Shimaki Ako's ongoing manga, which is being serialized on monthly Shoujo manga magazine "Cheese!" (Shogakukan). Tamamori will play th
On September 9th, NTV announced that NYC's Nakayama Yuma is going to star in their upcoming late-night drama 'Piece'. The drama is based on a manga of the same name by Ashihara Hinako, which has been serialized in the shojo manga magazine 'Betsucomi' since 2008. Nakayama will be playing a cool college student who has to face his shadowy past after meeting a classmate from his high school days, with whom he has been going out at the time. A
Eikura Nana jokingly calls announcer Tanaka Minami "Fool~!" at 'Kuro no Onna Kyoshi' press conference
Actress Eikura Nana (24) attended a press conference on Jul 16th for her upcoming drama 'Kuro no Onna Kyoshi'. Announcer Tanaka Minami (25) was the emcee for the event and had a number of slip-ups, forgetting to introduce one of the attendees and making several off-the-mark comments. Eikura wittily responded to Tanaka's snafu, calling her "Fool~!", which is the signature phrase of Eikura's character from the drama. Sugisaki Hana (14), who'
On June 8th, it was announced that the currently running Johnny's Jr. and AKB48 collaboration drama 'Shiritsu Bakaleya Koko' (NTV) will be turned into a movie. 'Shiritsu Bakaleya Koukou' is a story of the trials and tribulations when a boys' high school full of young delinquents and a prestigious girls' high school full of wealthy young ladies, are combined into one school. Just like the drama, the movie is going to star Morimoto Shintaro,