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2 items from 2012

First teaser for "The Terminal Trust" starring Tamiyo Kusakari and Koji Yakusho

27 May 2012 12:44 AM, PDT | Nippon Cinema | See recent Nippon Cinema news »

An official website for Masayuki Suo’s The Terminal Trust has been launched along with a YouTube embed of the film’s new teaser trailer.

As you can tell from the opening frame of the teaser, the big PR draw of this project seems to be the fact that it reunites Koji Yakusho and Tamiyo Kusakari, co-stars of Suo’s blockbuster 1996 film “Shall We Dance?” The pair have not appeared together in anything else until now.

The new film deals with “sanctity of life” concerns vs. the right to be allowed to die. Kusakari plays a doctor named Ayano Orii and Yakusho plays Shinzo Egi, a patient with a serious illness who tells her that when the time comes, he wants her to ease his suffering quickly by not placing him on life support. Tadanobu Asano and Takao Osawa also co-star.

“The Terminal Trust” will be released by Toho in »

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New trailer for Gisaburo Sugii's "Guskō Budori no Denki"

1 May 2012 9:29 PM, PDT | Nippon Cinema | See recent Nippon Cinema news »

Warner Bros. Japan has uploaded the full trailer for Gisaburo Sugii’s upcoming animated film Guskō Budori no Denki to their YouTube channel.

The film is based on a fairy tale by Kenji Miyazawa about a young man who’s driven from his forest home by a natural disaster and begins working with scientists at the Ihatov Volcano Bureau in hopes of preventing similar disasters from occurring in the future. Sugii previously adapted Miyazawa’s most notable work, Night on the Galactic Railroad, in 1985.

Like the 1985 film, this adaptation features anthropomorphic cat characters instead of humans. It also involves Gusko Budori’s sister Neri being kidnapped and is obviously steeped in new fantasy elements added for this version.

Here’s main voice cast:

Shun Oguri as Gusko Budori

Shioli Kutsuna as Neri

Ryuzo Hayashi as Father

Tamiyo Kusakari as Mother

Kuranosuke Sasaki as the kidnapper

Akira Emoto as Dr. Kubo »

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