Japanese Actor Kenichi Endo archives - Trailer and review for movies starring Kenichi Endo

Gift (2014) movie trailer

Trailer for Japanese movie Gift, starring Kenichi Endo and Rena Matsui. The later plays a bar hostess who’s running away from a secret past, then she met with a bad-tempered but successful businessman who proposed to pay her 100 million yen (~one million USD) for 100 hours of her time (it’s not as kinki as it may sound).

Endo is a veteran who has starred in many dramas and films, mostly as supportive cast AFAIK. Meanwhile, this is the first leading role in a feature film for Matsui, who’s a member of SKE48, one of the girl groups under the popular AKB48 franchise.

Sinking of Japan (2006) movie review

Sinking of Japan (日本沈没, Nihon Chinbotsu) is a 2006 Japanese movie directed by special effects specialist Shinji Higuchi. It’s a remake of a 1973 film which itself was an adaptation of Japan Sinks, a novel by Sakyo Komatsu.

The 2006 film starred Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Kou Shibasaki, Etsushi Toyokawa and Mao Daichi etc. More complete cast at end of the post.

Japanese movie Sinking of Japan

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