Lupin III (2014) movie trailer & pictures

Trailer and promotional images for Japanese movie Lupin III, a live adaptation of a same-title manga series which was really huge in Japan. The film, scheduled to premiere on August 30, tells the story of a band of gentleman thieves.

The main cast of the movie includes Shun Oguri, Tetsuji Tamayama, Gō Ayano, Meisa Kuroki and Tadanobu Asano etc.

Japanese movie Lupin III

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MTV Japan Student Voice Awards 2008

MTV Japan Student Voice Awards 2008 were presented last Tuesday in Tokyo.

Shun Oguri MTV Japan Student Voice Awards 2008Juri Ueno MTV Japan Student Voice Awards 2008
Best actor and actress, Shun Oguri and Juri Ueno

Best Artist: YUI
Best Dance Artist: AAA
Best Group: Ikimono Gakari
Best Actor: Shun Oguri
Best Actress: Juri Ueno
Best Love Song: “Soba ni Iru ne”, Thelma Aoyama feat SoulJa
Best Lyrics: “Home”, Shōta Shimizu
Best Party Karaoke: “Polyrhythm”, Perfume
Best Ringtone: “Kiseki”, GReeeeN
Best Movie: “Koizora”
Best Game: “Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G”
Best Athlete: Ryo Ishikawa
Best Comedian: Harumi Edo
Best Fashionista: Jun Hasegawa
Best Trend: “Wisshu~” (DAIGO)
Respect Award: AI

Japan films Hana Kimi

Japan’s Fuji TV is filming drama series Hana Kimi, a romantic flick based on popular Japanese manga Hanazakari no Kimitachi e by Hisaya Nakajo.

Fuji TV Japanese live action drama Hana Kimi

Hana Kimi is about a girl who fell in love and decided to transfer into the same school to meet her dream guy. Problem is, the guy is attending an all-boys high school, and the girl will have to disguise as a boy to meet her Mr Right.

The manga was first adapted by the Taiwanese, starring Ella Chen, Wu Chun and Jiro Wang. The drama was a huge hit and prompted Fuji TV to produce the Japanese version, which will star Maki Horikita, Shun Oguri and Toma Ikuta etc.