9nine as voice actress in the movie “The Reflection” by Stan Lee

9nine9nine will appear in the new movie The Reflection as an anime character, produced by Stan Lee, known as the father of Marvel comics who created X-Men, Spider-man, Iron Man, and many other super hero comic books.

Murata Hirona, member of 9nine, expressed his feelings by commenting: “I couldn’t believe it when I heard about the offer. It’s like a dream that I’m able to sing a Trevor Horn’s song in Stan Lee’s animation!”.

The main plot of American comics illustrating the conflict between justice and evil. The will appear as one of the characters that will turn into a superhero that will go against the villain, using supernatural powers.


Ikoma Rina in the sequel of Corpse Party

Ikoma Rina - Corpse PartyA sequel to horror movie Corpse Party, starring Ikoma Rina (Nogizaka46), is slated for production.

Ikoma Rina plays the role of a student named Nakashima Naomi.The other main cast members are also back : Ikeoka Ryosuke, Maeda Nozomi and Jun (Bee Shuffle).

With console game and comic book sales reaching more than 100,000 and 1 billion respectively, and with forays into novelizations, original animes, and a drama CD (voice dramatization), the live action horror adventure game Corpse Party, the live action film was a smash hit when it was released in August 2015.


Hashimoto Kanna – Sailor Fuku to Kikanjuu

Hashimoto Kanna - Sailor Fuku to KikanjuuHashimoto Kanna (Rev. from DVL) is going to make her solo debut with the single Sailor Fuku to Kikanjuu (セーラー服と機関銃) on sale on February 23rd.

It is a cover of the 1983 hit song byYakushimaru Hiroko.

It is also theme song for the movie Sailor Suit and Machine Gun – Graduation in which Hashimoto Kanna is starring. The film will be released in theaters on March 5th in Japan.


The Land of Idols

The Land of IdolsThe Land of Idols is a documentary about the Japanese idol phenomenon.

Some idols such as Drop, Kyueens Fujisaki Luchino, and more, will be featured in the documentary.

A crowdfunding campaign has been launched on Indiegogo to cover a part of the production cost.


Ikoma Rina in the movie Corpse Party

Corpse Party (コープスパーティー)Ikoma Rina (Nogizaka46 / AKB48) will be starring in the horror movie Corpse Party (コープスパーティー).

The poster and the trailer have been released.

Legendary horror adventure game series with 15 years’ legacy to be unleashed as live-action movie on August 1!


Idol no Namida Documentary of SKE48

Documentary of SKE48The movie Idol no Namida Documentary of SKE48 will be released on February 27 in theater in Japan.

The movie covers the history of the idol group. It follows the members of SKE48 from the creation of the unit in 2008 to nowadays. It features live and backstage videos, interviews with current and graduated members including Matsui Jurina, Matsui Rena,  Kizaki Yuria…

Some photos of various scenes of Idol no Namida Documentary of SKE48 have been unveiled.


NMB48 Geinin The Movie 2

NMB48 Geinin The MovieNMB48 Geinin The Movie Returns Sotsugyou! Owarai Seishun Girls!! Arata Naru Tabidachi (NMB48 げいにん!The Movie リターンズ 卒業!お笑い青春ガールズ!!新たなる旅立ち) will be released in theaters on July 25 in Japan.

Yamamoto Sayaka, Watanabe Miyuki, Yamada Nana, Ogasawara Mayu, Yabushita Shu, Kotani Riho, and Jonishi Kei are starring in the movie.


Documentary of AKB48 The Time Has Come

Documentary of AKB48 The Time Has ComeDocumentary of AKB48 The Time Has Come 少女たちは、今、その背中に何を想う? will be released on July 4 in Japan.

This is the 4th episode of the Documentary of AKB48 series. It follows the history of the idol group during one year between July 2013 and 2014.

A new movie trailer has been released.


Maeda Atsuko – Moratorium Tamako

Atsuko Maeda - Moratorium TamakoThe movie Moratorium Tamako (もらとりあむタマ子, Tamako in Moratorium) starring Maeda Atsuko will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on June 25.

Former AKB48 member Atsuko Maeda plays the role of Tamako, a girl who has just graduated from a university in Tokyo and who is back to her hometown of Kofu. Without a job, she spends her time eating, sleeping, reading manga, and playing video games instead of helping her father living alone with her…

Check out the trailer.