Posts Tagged ‘Kenichi Endo’

MADE IN JAPAN: POLICE DOG DREAM [KINAKO: MINARAI KEISATSUKEN NO MONOGATARI | きな子~見習い警察犬の物語~]

2010/08/30

http://www.kinako-movie.jp/

After HEARTY PAWS, K2 and of course HACHIKO movie versions now comes POLICE DOG DREAM: 18 year old Kyoko wants to become a police dog trainer. At the police dog training school she is supposed to take care of a puppy trainers consider too weak to become a police dog. Kyoko starts training Kinako though, and if any of you are surprised how this story ends, you’ll lose your god given right to watch movies for the rest of your lives. This true story (what else) is directed by Yoshinori Kobayashi and stars Kaho, Yasufumi Terawaki, Naho Toda, Yusuke Yamamoto, Kenichi Endo, Miyoko Asada, Mitsuru Hirata, Ryohei Hirota and Momoko Ona.

J.

MADE IN JAPAN: SURELY SOMEDAY [SHUARI SAMUDEI | シュアリー・サムデイ]

2010/07/25

http://www.surely-someday.jp/index_pc.html

Five friends form a rock band that is schedule to perform at a school concert. When the concert is cancelled they threaten to blow up the school, so the principle agrees to go ahead with the concert. Unfortunately they are unable to stop the bomb from exploding… A few years later the same friends accidentally get involved with the Yakuza as one of their friends now seems to be working for them and drags them into a plot involving 300 million yen and a vanished prostitute.

The Sabu-esk story is written by Shogo Muto and directed by actor Shun Oguri. The cast includes Keisuke Koide, Ryo Katsuji, Gou Ayano, Ryohei Suzuki, Tsuyoshi Muro, Manami Konishi, Eiji Yokota, Kotaro Yoshida, Kenichi Endo, Fuyuki Moto, Hideko Hara, Aya Ueto and the always brilliant Naoto Takenaka.

J.