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  • Kanjiya Shihori to star in Tsutsumi Yukihiko's new movie 'Kuchizuke'

    September 1, 2012 @ 8:02 am

    On September 1st, it was revealed that directorTsutsumi Yukihiko ('TRICK', '20th Century Boys', 'SPEC') is going to adapt Tokyo Seleccion Deluxe's most popular play, 'Kuchizuke' ('Kiss') into a movie starring actress Kanjiya Shihori. The original play by Tokyo Seleccion Deluxe, who announced their breakup in 2012, was performed in four major cities in 2010 and was sold out for every day. The writer of the play, actor Takuma Takayuki, was

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  • Nagasawa Masami to unravel urban legends and bust crime in new drama

    February 9, 2012 @ 7:48 am

    It's been announced that actress Nagasawa Masami will star in a new TV Asahi drama called 'Toshi Densetsu no Onna'! Nagasawa has taken up the the role of 'Otonashi Tsukiko', an unconventional female detective for the MPD's Criminal Investigations Division 1. Otonashi has a mania for urban legends, and only became a detective because she wanted to prove or bust the legends. Somehow, she always manages to find a connection between unresolved

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  • Yamada Yu holds press conference for her first stage play

    October 11, 2011 @ 7:03 pm

    On October 11th, actress Yamada Yu held a press conference for her stage play, "Villa Grande Aoyama". Set in an apartment, "Villa Grande Aoyama" is a cynical comedy that portrays friendship and family love.As this marks the first time for her to participate in a stage play, Yamada nervously commented, "Last night, I felt like my heart was going to come out of my mouth, so I couldn't sleep." Yamada also shared, "Just when I was thinkin

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  • Stage play "Red Cliff -Ai-" starring EXILE's AKIRA opens at Le Theatre GINZA

    August 9, 2011 @ 6:26 pm

    The stage play Red Cliff Ai starring AKIRA (29) from popular music group EXILE opened on August 8th at the Le Theatre in Ginza. The play is a work inspired by the film Red Cliff, which was directed by John Woo and based on the Battle of the Red Cliffs recorded in Chinas Annals of the Three Kingdoms. AKIRA, who stars as the State of Wu General Zhou Yu, was enthusiastic about the opening day and stated, We can deliver the best

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  • EXILE's MATSU lands his first starring role in a drama

    May 18, 2011 @ 11:54 am

    [caption id="attachment_152388" align="aligncenter" width="420" caption="MATSU and Fukuda Mayuko"][/caption] EXILE member Matsumoto Toshio - also known by his stage name, MATSU - revealed on May 17th that he will be acting as the lead character in the upcoming BeeTV drama, "3maime no Bodyguard ~Boku wa Kimi Dake wo Mamorinuku~". In the drama, MATSU plays a man named Nobu, who becomes a bodyguard for the selfish daughter of the countryside Osai

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  • Nagasawa Masami to join Takenaka Naoto for "Tantei X Kara no Chosenjo 3"

    February 21, 2011 @ 10:48 am

    [caption id="attachment_128637" align="aligncenter" width="323" caption="Nagasawa Masami"][/caption] It has been announced that actress Nagasawa Masami is going to appear in the third season of "Tantei X Kara no Chosenjo", an NHK omnibus series of interactive mystery stories. Nagasawa is going to appear alongside Takenaka Naoto in the third episode, titled "Kaito X no Chosenjo". She will play an OL (office lady), whereas Takenaka is going t

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  • The Japanese cast of "Shrek Forever After"

    July 8, 2010 @ 3:58 pm

    The conclusion of American Movie, "Shrek Forever After" will be dubbed into Japanese by a luxurious cast. Comedian duo, Downtown's Hamada Masatoshi as Shrek, Fujiwara Norika as Princess Fiona, Takenaka Naoto as Puss in Boots, and Yamadera Koichi as Donkey. They have been acting for Shrek since the first movie, and adding to them, Gekidan Hitori (comedian) will play the voice of Rumpelstiltskin. Hamada said, "I am still not sure whethe

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