Nagasawa Masami Shines in First Trailer for Confidence Man JP: Princess as the Grifter Version of Crazy Rich Asians

The first movie trailer is out for Confidence Man JP: Princess, the next installment of the wildly popular over-the-top and endearing con man story with Nagasawa Masami as the Dako, the high flying grifter of many faces and talents. I watched the movie set in HK recently on the plane and was so entertained, but there is also the original dorama and a SP for those wanting to catch. The next movie takes the entire gang including Boku Chan, Richard, Monako, Star, Jessie, and many more familiar faces to Singapore in what looks like a total homage to Crazy Rich Asians. Love it! Sadly due to the cheating scandal of male lead Higashide Masahiro, reportedly the production will trim down his scenes to the bare minimum so that may impact the end product but probably wise considering he’s persona non grata right now in J-ent. Princess premieres May 1 to kick off the summer 2020 movie season in Japan. Continue reading

Japan Hits a Home Run with J-movie Adaptation of Popular Manga Kingdom with Perfect Leads Yamazaki Kento and Yoshizawa Ryo

Sorry this post is a few months late but I didn’t have the chance to watch it in the Japan theaters and only caught it last week on a long trans-Pacific flight but holy schmoly was it hella entertaining. I’m … Continue reading

More Spot On Character Posters for Highly Anticipated J-movie Adaptation of Popular Manga Gintama

More character posters are out for the highly anticipated summer Japanese movie live-action adaptation of popular shonen manga Gintama (Silver Soul). The first set of movie posters released last month were of the three main characters – Oguri Shun as … Continue reading