Original Hana Yori Dango F4 Reunite to Celebrate Matsuda Shota’s Wedding

I realize Hana Yori Dango (Boys Before Flowers) has been in the news a lot recently, thanks to the high profile Taiwan and China collaboration remake Meteor Garden 2018 and also J-dorama adapting the sequel Hana Nochi Hare (Hanadan Next Season) which just started airing recently. I’m unexpectedly loving Hana Nochi Hare (seriously, it’s adorable and charming in the Hanadan way) which has seen the cameo of Matsumoto Jun (Domyouji Tsukasa) in the first episode and will see more original Hanadan F4 members to come if it follows the manga storyline. In real life the original F4 did unite this week to celebrate Matsuda Shota‘s wedding toe model Akimoto Kozue, with Oguri Shun and Abe Tsuyoshi posing next to the groom and a caption on the picture says “taken by Domyouji” which means MatsuJun was also there and took the pic. So much awwwwww I can’t even. Happy memories y’all! 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

J-ent Baby News Update: Horikita Maki Has Baby and Acting Couple Oguri Shun and Yamada Yu Expecting Second Child

Some good news to report from Japanese entertainment after the recent tabloid mess that led to the early retirement of a very popular actor. Taiwanese entertainment is entering the final leg of baby bump watch on quite a few actresses … Continue reading

J-movie Terraformars Set on Future Mars Unveils Epic Cast of Oguri Shun, Yamashita Tomohisa, and Yamada Takayuki

By all that is holy I need this movie NOW. The epic cast of upcoming J-movie Terraformars has been filming since May but the movie is headed to Iceland next month for a full scale location shoot, and finally revealing … Continue reading