An informative video for New York’s Japan Society about its history and activities. Narrated by famous Japanese Kyogen stage actor Mansai Nomura.
Teaser for Japanese movie Shin Godzilla (シン・ゴジラ), in theatres in Japan this summer. The film is co-directed by Hideaki Anno and Shinji Higuchi. It’s the 31st instalment in the Godzilla franchise and the third reboot by Toho Pictures.
The Shin is a play of words which can mean a few things. Officially it’s RESURGENCE in English title, some Asian teasers go with TRUE, social media seems to like it as GOD, while I prefer the simpler NEW instead. It all seems to fit though.
Teaser for Japanese comedic historical-drama film The Floating Castle (のぼうの城, Nobō no Shiro ). Directed by Shinji Higuchi and Isshin Inudo, starring Mansai Nomura, and adapted from Ryo Wada’s 2007 novel of the same name. In theatres November 2012.