Nogizaka46 members in 3 horror movies

Nogizaka46 members in 3 horror moviesNojo Ami, Nakada Kana and Ito Nene from Nogizaka46 will be starring in 3 horror movies that will be released consecutively in theaters between April and June.

Nojo Ami will make an appearance in Shi no Jikkyou Chuukei (死の実況中継 劇場版) directed by Jindo Masaaki.

Nakada Kana will play in Death Blog (デスブログ 劇場版) by the same director.

Ito Nene will be the heroine of Sugisawa Mura Densetsu (杉沢村伝説 劇場版) by Yasutake Torii.


Maeda Atsuko to be starring in Eight Ranger 2

Maeda Atsuko (Eight Ranger 2)Former AKB48 member Maeda Atsuko will be starring in the movie Eight Ranger 2 (エイトレンジャー2).

Maeda Atsuko is going to play as Saigo Jun who is a reporter for a weekly magazine. She follows sentai superheroes, performed by the members of the band Kanjani8 (関ジャニ∞), in their activities.

Eight Ranger 2 will be released this summer.


Momoiro Clover Z perform the theme song for the movie Shurara Bon

Momoiro Clover Z (ももいろクローバーZ)Momoiro Clover Z are going to perform the theme song for the movie Idainaru Shurara Bon (偉大なる、しゅららぼん).

The title of Momoclo’s song is Doudou Heiwa Sengen (堂々平和宣言).

Shiritsu Ebisu Chuugaku’s Kashiwagi Hinata is playing a role in Idai Naru Shurara Bon (偉大なる、しゅららぼん).


Nakagawa Shoko – Nuigulumar Z

Nakagawa Shoko - Nuigulumar ZThe movie Nuigulumar Z (ヌイグルマーZ) starring Nakagawa Shoko will be released on January 25 in theaters in Japan.

Shokotan plays the role of Ayukawa Yumeko, also known as Dameko, a girl dressed in lolita fashion who is a fighting against zombies with nunchakus and a pink teddy bear.


BiS – Idol Is Dead

BiS - Idol Is DeadThe action horror movie Idol Is Dead (アイドル・イズ・デッド) starring BiS will be released on on DVD and Blu-ray on January 8.

3 members of BiS are playing the main characters in the movie : Pour Lui, Hirano Nozomi and Terashima Yufu.

Check out the trailer.

(more…) – Shiro Majo Gakuen - Shiro Majo GakuenThe movie Shiro Majo Gakuen (白魔女学園) starring will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on December 25.

The story is about new students arriving at White Witch Academy (Shiro Majo Gakuen) to study witchcraft and magic.

The main characters are played by members Aizawa Risa, Furukawa Mirin, Yumemi Nemu, Naruse Eimi, Fujisaki Ayane, and Mogami Moga. It is described as a horror action movie.

Check out the trailers.


Ono Erena in Shirayuki Hime Satsujin Jigen

Ono ErenaOno Erena (ex AKB48) will be playing in the movie Shirayuki Hime Satsujin Jigen (白ゆき姫殺人事件). The title can be translated to The Snow White Murder Case.

The film is based on a novel of the same name by the best-seller writer Minato Kanae.

The story is about an office lady being murdered at a beauty company.

Ono Erena is going to play the character of Mitsushima Emi (満島栄美), an employee nicknamed Micchan (みっちゃん). It is the first time for 4 years, and the movie Sankaku (さんかく), that Erepyon performs the role of an office lady.

Shirayuki Hime Satsujin Jigen will be released in theaters on March 29, 2014 in Japan.


Shiritsu Ebisu Chuugaku, bump.y, and Yumemiru Adolescence in Joker Game

Joker GameSuzuki Hirono (Shiritsu Ebisu Chuugaku), Matsuno Rina (Shiritsu Ebisu Chuugaku), Miyatake Mio (bump.y), and Kyoka (Yumemiru Adolescence) will be starring in the movie Joker Game ~Escape~ (ジョーカーゲーム ~脱出~).

The story is about 7 girls, including the idols listed below, who are trying to escape do death. It is a survival horror movie. It is the sequel of the 2012 movie Joker Game in which Kitahara Rie (AKB48) was playing.

Joker Game ~Escape~ will be released in theaters on August 17 in Japan.

Check out the trailer.


Ikoma Rina and Shiraishi Mai (Nogizaka46) in the movie Bad Boys J

Ikoma Rina & Shiraishi Mai (Nogizaka46)Ikoma Rina and Shiraishi Mai (Nogizaka46) will be starring in the movie Bad Boys J.

The film is a sequel of the drama of the same title which was aired between April and June on NTV (日本テレビ). Nogizaka46 members Hashimoto Nanami, Matsumura Sayuri, Akimoto Manatsu, Ito Marika, Ito Nene, and AKB48’s Itano Tomomi appeared in the drama.

Shiraishi Mai is going to play the role of the girlfriend of Shigeoka Daiki (Johnny’s Jr).

Ikoma Rina, who made a surprise appearance in the last episode of the series, will play a part-time employee falling in love with Iwamoto Hikaru (Snow Man).

Bad Boys J will be released in theaters on November 9 in Japan.


Up Up Girls, LinQ, Vanilla Beans, and other idols in the movie Ada

讐 ~ADA~Sengoku Minami and Sato Ayano (Up Up Girls) will be starring in the horror movie 讐 ~Ada~.

The other girls of the group (Furukawa Konatsu, Mori Saki, Arai Manami, Saho Akari, Sekine Azusa) and some members of LinQ (Maikawa Aya, Ito Maki), Vanilla Beans (Rena, Risa), Caramel Ribbon (Ueno Amane, Yoshinaka Aoi, Fukata Seina), and Lyrical School) will have a supporting role.

The story takes place in a school in which mysterious murders happen.

The movie was directed by Shiraishi Koji and produced by T-Palette Records. All the idol units listed above are part of this label.

讐 ~Ada~ will be released on July 13.