Entries tagged Takayuki Yamada

Trailer for Live-Action Arakawa Under the Bridge

First trailer for the live-action adaption of Hikaru Nakamura’s Arakawa Under the Bridge manga.

Synopsis (Anime):

Kou Ichinomiya has always lived according to the creed of his wealthy, successful family: never be in debt to anyone. But one day, under the Arakawa Bridge, his life is saved by a homeless girl named Nino. In order to pay her back, Kou promises to be her boyfriend; and thus begins his new life under the bridge.

[via ANN]

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Trailer for Takashi Miike’s 13 Assassins Remake


In the era of the Shogun, an evil young lord rapes and kills, assured of immunity by law. But he didn’t count on the Thirteen Assassins. A feared secret force, each with their own deadly skill, the Assassins undertake a suicide mission to wipe out the Lord. As he embarks on a perilous journey, the Assassins close off his escape route and ambush him in a village of death. But little do they know, they are outnumbered four to one by the Lord’s crack team of bodyguards.

[via Wildgrounds & CinemaAsia]


Takashi Miike’s Thirteen Assassins

Sanspo has released the first pictures from the cast and set of Takashi Miike’s remake of Eiichi Kudo’s 1963 classic Thirteen Assassins starring Koji Yakusho, Hiroki Matsukata, Yusuke Iseya, Takayuki Yamada, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Arata Furuta, Ikki Sawamura, Sousuke Takaoka, Yuma Ishigaki, Masataka Kubota, Seiji Rokkaku, Kazuki Namioka and Koen Kondo.

[via @ryuganji (Don Brown)]

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Full Trailer for MW live-action adaptation

Just in time for the currently ongoing epidemic plague *caugh* a first full trailer for the live-action adaptation of Osamu Tezuka’s classic manga MW has been released.
MW tells the story of the young banker Michio Yuki (Hiroshi Tamaki), who as a kid survived the outbreak of a virus called MW and the following cover-up operation by the military. However, his encounter with the virus wasn’t without consequences. It slowly drives him insane and makes him murder the people responsible for the outbreak. To complete his revenge he plans to unleash MW once more, but this time to wipe out the entire human race. The priest Yutaro Garai (Takayuki Yamada) is supposed to stop the catastrophe but seems to be more busy trying to save his own soul…

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Gaga Communications will bring MW to Japanese cinemas starting July 4, 2009.
[via Nippon Cinema]