Seiyu is the Japanese term for voice actors, but this word used to have a dismissive connotation since the older generation of voice actors resent the idea that they are categorized differently and are deemed less capable than onscreen actors. Such thoughts have changed thanks to the anime boom.The usage of seiyu became widespread and… Continue reading 5 Anime Characters Voiced By This Year’s Best Male Seiyu
The Japanese word, “seinen” (青年), means youth but when it comes to manga, this genre is marketed to 18–30 year old male audience and at times, to businessmen who are well over 40. Compared to Shonen, Seinen anime and manga are usually more mature, violent, and psychological. Ghost in the Shell, starring Scarlett Johansson, falls under this genre. While this Japanese… Continue reading Sato Takeru: Ajin and Inuyashiki
Himura Kenshin, the man who vowed not to kill turns into Nagai Kei, the man who cannot be killed as Actor Sato Takeru Becomes a Demi-Human In New Live-Action Movie.
A number of mainstream live-action films are lined up for 2017 but Tokyo Ghoul is the one that I’m totally hyped about. Sato Takeru's Ajin: Demi Human comes in close second. Sato Takeru, who rose to international fame with Rurouni Kenshin and Bakuman, is a fan-favorite pick to play Kaneki Ken. Others are also rooting… Continue reading 4 Reasons Why Masataka Kubota is the Perfect Kaneki Ken
Is it even physically possible for one actor to be in all these projects? Well, if he's as talented as Masaki Suda, it is. Who Is This Japanese Actor Who Has Starred in 9 Films in 2016? (click link to view the article on Japan Info. )
After playing Kiyosato Akira (Rurouni Kenshin) and Yagami Light (Death Note), Masataka Kubota accepts another character with a tragic fate: The Japanese Actor Behind Tokyo Ghoul Live-Action’s Kaneki Ken "I’m not the protagonist of a novel or anything. I’m just a college student who likes to read, like you could find anywhere. But... if, for argument’s sake, you… Continue reading 窪田正孝 Masataka Kubota is Kaneki Ken
I watched three Sometani Shota movies last weekend; all of which were released last year. Strayer's Chronicle is based on the novel by Takayoshi Honda, author of Five Minutes to Tomorrow; distributed by Warner Bros. and included in the 9th Japan Cuts: The New York Festival of Contemporary Japanese Cinema. I was excited to see Masaki… Continue reading 染谷将太 Sometani Shota 2015