Do you plan to watch Japanese movies this month? Here are 7 films to be released in June 2019, namely: (1) We Are Little Zombies (Wî â Ritoru Zonbîzu), (2) Shiba Park (Peer, Shiba Koen), (3) Uta no Prince-sama: Maji Love Kingdom, (4) Girls und Panzer das Finale: Part II, (5) The Fable, (6) Kimi to, Nami ni Noretara (If You Can Get on the Wave), (7) Hot Gimmick (A Diary of a Hot Gimmick). Please read the each summary story of the films.
We Are Little Zombies (Wî â Ritoru Zonbîzu)
We Are Little Zombies is Japanese Drama movie which tells of four Japanese orphans who formed a rock band.
We Are Little Zombies is produced by Robot Communications, Nikkatsu, Sony Music Entertainment, and distributed by Nikkatsu (Japan). Directed by Makoto Nagahisa, with Haruhiko Hasegawa, Shin’ichi Takahashi, Taihei Yamanishi, and Haruki Yokoyama as producers. Meanwhile, Makoto Nagahisa was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Keita Ninomiya, Tetsuji Mizuno, Mondo Okumura, Nakajima Sena, Kuranosuke Sasaki, and Youki Kudoh. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on June 2019.
Shiba Park (Peer, Shiba Koen)
Shiba Park (Shiba Koen) is Japanese Drama movie that tells of 3 middle-aged men meet at the park everyday, while walking with their shiba dogs. They do not know each other’s names. They keep their distance, but chat about whatever is on their minds.
Shiba Park (Shiba Koen) is distributed by AMG Entertainment. Directed by Shinya Ayabe, with Yuji Nagamori was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Yoshihiko Hosoda, Wakana Matsumoto, Maki Mizuno, Takeshi Masu, and Toshinori Omi. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on June 14, 2019.
Uta no Prince-sama: Maji Love Kingdom
Uta no Prince-sama: Maji Love Kingdom is Japanese Anime Comedy Musical Romance movie based on a visual novel series published by Broccoli for the first time in 2010. The story follows Haruka Nanami who had a dream to become a composer and one day wrote a song for her favorite idol. Then she enters the Saotome Academy, a prestigious performing arts school. If successful there, she’ll be able to join the Shining Agency after graduation. Haruka Nanami who dreamed of becoming a composer and someday wrote songs for his favorite idols.
However, it won’t be so easy when Haruka is already surrounded by potential idols and composers. On top of that, her homeroom teacher is a current idol, the headmaster was a record-breaking singer, and the academy itself is an eccentric place where anything could possibly happen.
In the end, right at the graduation, two students are to be teamed up by the choice, one will take the role of the idol and the other should be the composer. After being paired up, they will sing a song that was both composed, written and sung by them. If successful, they will join and take the spot as the new Shining Agency debut artists. In addition, romance is strictly prohibited at their school.
Uta no Prince-sama: Maji Love Kingdom is produced by A-1 Pictures, and distributed by Shochiku. Directed by Takeshi Furuta and Tomoka Nagaoka, with Noriyasu Agematsu/Broccoli was applies as writer. Voices for the main characters in the film include: Takuma Terashima, Kenichi Suzumura, Kishou Taniyama, Mamoru Miyano, Junichi Suwabe, Hiro Shimono, Kousuke Toriumi, Showtaro Morikubo, etc.. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on June 14, 2019 .
Girls und Panzer das Finale: Part II
Girls und Panzer das Finale: Part II is Japanese Anime Action Comedy movie as a follow-up to the previous film “Girls und Panzer das Finale: Part 1” which was released in 2017. the film focuses on a girl named Miho Nishizumi and her friends.
Girls und Panzer das Finale: Part II is produced by Actus/Actas, and distributed by Showgate. Directed by Tsutomu Mizushima, with Reiko Yoshida was applies as writer. Voices for the main characters in the film include: Mai Fuchigami, Ai Kayano, Mami Ozaki, Ikumi Nakagami, and Yuka Iguchi. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on June 15, 2019.
The Fable is Japanese Action Drama Spy Thriller movie based on Katsuhisa Minami’s manga series of the same name published from 2014 in Japanese manga magazine Weekly Young Magazine. Tells the story about a boy who was trained as a killer. He is now an elite contract killer and has the nickname of Fable. The man gets 1 year off from his job as a contract killer. He begin his life as an ordinary person in Osaka under the name Akira Sato.
The Fable is distributed by Shochiku (Japan). Directed by Kan Eguchi, with Katsuhisa Minami and Yusuke Watanabe was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Junichi Okada, Fumino Kimura, Mizuki Yamamoto, Sota Fukushi, Yuya Yagira, and Osamu Mukai. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on June 21, 2019.
Kimi to, Nami ni Noretara (If You Can Get on the Wave)
Kimi to, Nami ni Noretara is Japanese Anime Comedy Romance movie based on Tetsuya Sano’s novel Kimi wa Tsukiyo ni Hikarikagayaku published 2017 by Kadokawa. The film tells the story of Takuya Okada (Takumi Kitamura,) a high school student. He visits his classmate Mamizu Watarase (Mei Nagano) in the hospital. Mamizu Watarase suffers from the mysterious ailment “Luminescence disease.”
People who have the disease show a faint sparkle under the moonlight and the sparkle gets brighter as their death gets closer. Mamizu Watarase is not allowed out of the hospital and she will not live long enough to become an adult. Takuya Okada offers to help her carry out her wishes before she passes away. He also tells her how he feels about her, but Mamizu Watarase’s death is approaching.
Kimi to, Nami ni Noretara is distributed by Toho. Directed by Masaaki Yuasa, with Reiko Yoshida was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Kanon Tani, Shota Shimoda, Akira Emoto, Soma Saito, Shizuka Ito, and Minako Kotobuki. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on June 21, 2019.
Hot Gimmick (A Diary of a Hot Gimmick)
Hot Gimmick (A Diary of a Hot Gimmick) is Japanese Comedy Drama Romance movie based on the Miki Aihara’s manga series, Hot Gimmick published from 2000 to 2005 in shojo manga magazine Betsucomi. The film is centered on Hatsumi Narita (Miona Hori), an ordinary high school student. She lives with her nice older brother Shinogu (Shotaro Mamiya), bright younger sister Akane and her parents at a company apartment complex. One day, she lets Ryoki Tachibana (Hiroya Shimizu), who lives in the same apartment building as her, take advantage of her weak point. Since then, she is blackmailed by Ryoki Tachibana into abiding by his wish.
Hatsumi Narita’s childhood friend Azusa Odagiri (Mizuki Itagaki) moves back to into her neighborhood. Azusa is now a popular model and he seems to care about Hatsumi Narita just like when they were kids. Hatsumi is attracted to Azusa Odagiri. Even though Ryoki Tachibana tries to interfere, Hatsumi Narita and Azusa Odagiri begin to date. Hatsumi Narita is happy, but Azusa Odagiri has secret motives.
Hot Gimmick (A Diary of a Hot Gimmick) is directed by Yuki Yamato, with Miki Aihara and Yuki Yamato was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Miona Hori, Hiroya Shimizu, Mizuki Itagaki, and Shotaro Mamiya. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on June 28, 2019.