HiGH&LOW 2: End of Sky

End of Sky is the third movie in the HiGH&LOW media franchise mostly starring the members of EXILE tribe and other artists from their management, LDH. Though a bit weaker compared to the first film, HiGH&LOW 2 End of Sky still premiered atop the Japanese weekend box office. The story continues from where The Red…… Continue reading HiGH&LOW 2: End of Sky

‘Saint Oniisan’ Live-Action Casts Matsuyama Kenichi and Sometani Shota as Jesus and Buddha

I’ve just ended my short hiatus and started contributing to the Japan Info site once again. My “comeback” article features two of my favorite Japanese actors who will star in the highly anticipated live-action adaptation of Saint Young Men. Click HERE  to read more.

亜人 (Ajin)

After a six-month delay, Ajin live-action finally gets released in our local cinemas. The showing date, however, falls at the time when I’m supposed to leave the country for a quick vacay. Films like this don’t usually last in theaters longer than a week. So after my morning job, I quickly packed my luggage and…… Continue reading 亜人 (Ajin)

鋼の錬金術師 (Fullmetal Alchemist)

It’s impossible to be an anime fan and not come across this series. Fullmetal Alchemist is a popular 2001 shonen manga written and illustrated by Hiromu Arakawa. The first anime adaptation came out in 2003, the era of some of the greatest and most timeless animes, a big trigger for nostalgia. The story is set…… Continue reading 鋼の錬金術師 (Fullmetal Alchemist)

신과함께-죄와 벌 (Along With The Gods: The Two Worlds)

While Japan continues to adapt manga into live-action, South Korea also follows its current trend of making films and dramas out of webtoons. The latest and its most successful addition is the first installment of the two-part movie, Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds, based on Joo Ho Min’s Sin gwa Hamkke – Joe wa…… Continue reading 신과함께-죄와 벌 (Along With The Gods: The Two Worlds)

トドメの接吻 (Todome no Kiss)

I’m welcoming the month of love with the smooch-filled drama Todome no Kiss starring Yamazaki Kento who is known for leading a number of shoujo projects. But this one is a totally different genre since the title translates to “A Kiss that Kills” and er..dying doesn’t sound like a romantic thing. The show starts with…… Continue reading トドメの接吻 (Todome no Kiss)