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  • Drama Prime Time Report 05/13~05/16

    May 18, 2013 @ 10:01 pm

    [caption id="attachment_296923" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="'Sennyu Tantei Tokage' (TBS)"][/caption] The two most popular dramas of this season have already made headlines this week. 'Galileo' (Fuji TV) finally showed it's true strength stripped off all of the bonuses with its fifth episode, which recorded a plummet of 3.0%. There wasn't any other program that was particularly strong that day, so you can't put the blame

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  • Yoshitaka Yuriko tweets about a great coincidence

    May 17, 2013 @ 8:51 pm

    On May 16, actress Yoshitaka Yuriko tweeted about an unfortunate accident that ended with a fortunate coincidence. Yoshitaka confessed on Twitter that she lost her mobile phone, but she happened to get it back rather easily by chance. She wrote, "I called my own number, and the person picked up the phone call. I asked his location so that I could go get my phone, but that person happened to be in the same place as me and so I got it back i

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  • Drama Prime Time Report 04/15~04/18

    April 20, 2013 @ 12:29 pm

    [caption id="attachment_294825" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="'Galileo' (Fuji TV)"][/caption] A total of 8 new dramas premiered from Monday to Thursday this week. Fuji TV's Monday drama 'Galileo' (season 2) - starring heartthrob Fukuyama Masaharu and a new heroine played by Yoshitaka Yuriko - attracted the most viewers with a great rating of 22.6%. Many viewers also swooned over the male duo Ito Hideaki and Sakaguchi Kenj

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  • Japan Box Office Report & Trailer Park February 23rd/24th

    February 27, 2013 @ 3:44 am

    [caption id="attachment_290454" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="(02) 'Ted' / (01) 'A Good Day to Die Hard' / (03) 'Toaru Majutsu no Index'"][/caption] 'A Good Day to Die Hard' earned its second weekend box office victory and 'Ted' continues to impress with its popularity in Japan. In third place opened the anime 'Gekijouban Toaru Majutsu no Index: Endymion no Kiseki'. It's the latest work from this popular f

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  • Kora Kengo & Yoshitaka Yuriko attend the film premiere for 'Yokomichi Yonosuke'

    February 8, 2013 @ 5:05 am

    On February 7th, Kora Kengo, Yoshitaka Yuriko, and other cast members of upcoming movie "Yokomichi Yonosuke" attended the film premiere. "Yokomichi Yonosuke" is based on Yoshida Shuichi's award-winning youth novel serialized on Mainichi Shimbun during 2008 ~ 2009. Setting in the late 1980s, the protagonist Yokomichi Yonosuke (Kora), who was born in a port town in Nagasaki, goes up to Tokyo to enter a college. Yonosuke's agreeable and good-

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  • Fukuyama Masaharu to star in "Galileo" sequel drama

    January 24, 2013 @ 9:14 am

    Singer/actor Fukuyama Masaharu is starring in a new 'Getsu 9' drama (currently untitled). The drama will be a sequel to the hit series from 2007, "Galileo", in which Fukuyama played the genius physicist "Yukawa Manabu." Fukuyama commented, "It would have been great if it happened earlier, but I had a schedule for another drama for a whole year (referringto NHK Taiga drama "Ryomaden"), so it's little late. I'm sorry to have kept you waiti

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  • Black dresses dominate the green carpet on opening day of the 25th Tokyo International Film Festival

    October 20, 2012 @ 9:04 pm

    The 25th Tokyo International Film Festival opened on October 20th and rolled out the green carpet for around 440 prominent guests who were welcomed with a flurry of camera flashes and loud cheers. 'Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away' opened the festival right after the ceremony and their performers interpreted the green carpet as a green river as displaying a mini performance with a so-called 'boat of dreams'. Their performance was the highligh

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  • Kora Kengo dances samba in first teaser for 'Yokomichi Yonosuke'

    September 28, 2012 @ 9:13 pm

    After the release of a very vibrant movie poster in August, the upcoming movie 'Yokomichi Yonosuke' has now released the first short teaser where we can see the protagonist's samba moves in action. 'Yokomichi Yonosuke' is based on an award-winning novel by author Yoshida Shuichi ('Akunin', 'Parade') and is starring actor Kora Kengo as well as actress Yoshitaka Yuriko. Its directed by Okita Shuichi ('Kitsutsuki to Ame') and the script wri

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  • Poster revealed for upcoming movie 'Yokomichi Yonosuke' starring Kora Kengo

    August 30, 2012 @ 5:38 pm

    On August 29th, the official teaser poster for the upcoming movie 'Yokomichi Yonosuke' was revealed. 'Yokomichi Yonosuke' is based on an award-winning novel by author Yoshida Shuichi ('Akunin', 'Parade') and is starring actor Kora Kengo as well as actress Yoshitaka Yuriko. It's directed by Okita Shuichi ('Kitsutsuki to Ame') and the script written by playwright and novelist Maeda Shiro. The score will be provided by folk singer Takada Wata

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  • Yoshitaka Yuriko to make appearance on Korean drama "Vampire Prosecutor 2"

    August 30, 2012 @ 1:59 pm

    On August 29th, it was revealed that actress Yoshitaka Yuriko will be making an appearance in the Korean drama "Vampire Prosecutor 2". Yoshitaka commented, "Recently I have been really interested in Asian dramas, and this drama that I encountered has the best timing. I'm currently in the middle of shooting, and I'm struggling with it, but it's for me to step up as an actress." "Vampire Prosecutor 2" is an investigative drama in which a pr

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