Oguri Shun and Matsumoto Jun Attend Hana Nochi Hare Drama Wrap Party After Success Airing

For those who want a throwback good time then check out recently completed J-dorama Hana Nochi Hare, the sequel to hit manga franchise Hana Yori Dango (Boys Before Flowers). I legit adore this story in both the manga (which I marathoned one weekend and need moar) and the dorama adaptation with fresh leads Hirano Sho, Sugisaka Hana, and Nakagawa Taisho. They created their own characters, youngsters attending the same prestigious high school years later in the narrative timeline, without ever being compared to the iconic roles and performances of HanaDan leads Matsumoto Jun, Oguri Shun, and Inoue Mao. The dorama created the throwback feels to a great shoujo love triangle with both male leads having their lovable qualities and being a great option for the female lead in different ways. Even better was having three of the four original F4 cameo, Jun and Shun showed up early while Matsuda Shota nearly stole the show with his final episode appearance. A most excellent dorama for those craving classic shoujo feels. 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