My Sorry Life, The Method of Repulsing the Dove, Yume handan, soshite kyoufu taiken e, When I Was Called by a Former Man it Was a Different Dimensional Space, Planet Prince 2021, Zero-One Others: Kamen Rider Vulcan & Valkyrie Japanese Film Trailers

Happy Weekend!

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I hope you are well.

This is part one of a two-part trailer post.

What is released this weekend?

My Sorry Life       My Sorry Life Film Poster

愛のくだらない Ai no Kudaranai

Release Date: August 27, 2021

Duration: 95 mins.

Director: Kozue Nomoto

Writer: Takashi Koizumi (Script), 

Starring: Maki Fujiwara, Yukino Murakami, Akiyoshi Okayasu, Sayaka Hashimoto, Takuma Nagao, Miyu Teshima,

Website IMDB

This is playing at Japan Cuts in America and people there can stream it!

Synopsis: TV producer Kei (Maki Fujiwara) is at her wit’s end. At home she has a lazy boyfriend, a recently retired comedian named Yoshi (Akiyoshi Okayasu) who is more eager to conceive their first child than focus on his part-time job. At work, Kei has to deal with shepherd a complex but an innovative web series guest hosted by a rotating set of everyday people, including Shiori (Yukino Murakami), a young trans man working for her office’s delivery service and moonlighting as a bartender at an LGBTQ-inclusive space. As Kei pushes forward, she reaches a breaking point. 

The Method of Repulsing the Dove    The Method of Repulsing the Dove Film Poster

鳩の撃退法 Hato no Gekitaiho

Release Date: August 27th, 2021

Duration: 119 mins.

Director: Hideta Takahata

Writer: Hideta Takahata, Kiyomi Fujii (Script), Shogo Sato (Original Novel)

Starring: Tatsuya Fujiwara, Tao Tsuchiya, Shunsuke Kazama, Etsushi Toyokawa, Aimi Satsukawa, Taro Suruga, Ryo Iwamatsu, Jun Murakami, Lily Franky, Gaku Hamada,

Website IMDB

A film adaptation of Shogo Sato’s Naoki Prize-winning novel.

Synopsis: Shinichi Tsuda (Tatsuya Fujiwara) is a mysterious writer who once won a prize. When we meet him, he is at a bar in Tokyo with his editor Nahomi Torikai (Tao Tsuchiya). He is reading his latest novel to her, a story based on an experience he had in a small city in Toyama Prefecture, and it sounds like a prize-winning work but the more Nahomi listens to this work of fiction, the more real it sounds and so she has to investigate the background of the story…

 

Yume handan, soshite kyoufu taiken e    Yume handan, soshite kyoufu taiken e Film Poster

夢判断、そして恐怖体験へ Yume handan, soshite kyoufu taiken e

Release Date: August 27th, 2021

Duration: 85 mins.

Director: Takayuki Okutsu

Writer: Hideta Takahata, Kiyomi Fujii (Script),

Starring: Ryo Aoki, Mei Yamagishi, Rin Kijima, Hiromasa Takahashi, Sayaka Mochizuki,

Website IMDB

Synopsis: Aoi Ueno has psychic abilities. One day, she attends a college lecture given by a parapsychologist named Keiji Kamiyama who delves into the nature of dreams. The two solve one young woman’s haunted dreams as scenes of a past life as a samurai and this inspires Aoi to work with Keiji to find out the truth behind all psychic phenomena including her own… 

When I Was Called by a Former Man, it Was a Different Dimensional Space  When I Was Called by a Former Man, it Was a Different Dimensional Space Film Poster

元メンに呼び出されたら、そこは異次元空間だった Moto men ni yobidasa retara, soko wa ijigenkuukandatta

Release Date: August 27th, 2021

Duration: 85 mins.

Director: Kenji Tani

Writer: Midori Sato (Script), Shogo Sato (Original Novel)

Starring: Shota Takasaki, Ryo Kitamura, Gaku Matsuda, Tomohisa Yuge, Yoichi Nukumizu,

Website IMDB

Synopsis: Tsubasa, Shota, and Ryo were once part of the four-man  idol group “makes,” but they went their separate ways. They are brought together when they get a message from Gaku, the fourth member who was the cause of the group splitting because he suddenly disappeared. Gaku has summoned them to a rehearsal space where he plans on explaining what happened but it turns into a trap as the boys are stuck in an alternate dimension and cannot go outside. 

Planet Prince    Planet Prince Film Poster

Yuusei ouji 2021 Moto men ni yobidasa retara, soko wa ijigenkuukandatta

Release Date: August 27th, 2021

Duration: 96 mins.

Director: Minoru Kawasaki

Writer: Minoru Kawasaki, Akihiko Kikawa (Script), Masaru Igami (Original Script), Senkosha (Original Creator)

Starring: Sho Higano, Nana Oda, Tsukasa Wakabayashi, Jiro Dan, Shimako Iwai,

Website IMDB

Synopsis: This is a reboot of the same-named 1958/9 special effects drama from famed spoof movie director Minoru Kawasaki. The story follows a prince from another planet who awakes after a long sleep with a bout of amnesia. He saves Kimiko, the daughter of a baker, from a dangerous situation and then starts living at the bakery and integrating with the people of Earth while protecting them from alien threats. 

Zero-One Others: Kamen Rider Vulcan & Valkyrie    Zero-One Others Kamen Rider Vulcan & Valkyrie Film Poster

ゼロワン Others 仮面ライダーバルカン&バルキリー Zerowan Others: Kamen Raida- Barukan& Barukiri-

Release Date: August 27th, 2021

Duration: 47 mins.

Director: Masaya Kakehi

Writer: Yuya Takahashi (Script), Shotaro Ishinomori (Original Creator)

Starring: Ryutaro Okada, Hiroe Igeta, Noa Tsurushima, Nachi Sakuragi, Yui Narumi,

Website Kamen Rider Fandom

Synopsis: Yua Yaiba/Kamen Rider Valkyrie finds herself in a tough situation when Shigeru Daimonji, the Secretary of National Defense, orders her to eliminate Kamen Rider MetsubouJinrai AND former Solds launch an all out war for freedom AND comes into conflict with Isamu Fuwa/Kamen Rider Vulcan.

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