Posts Tagged ‘Yoshiko Miyazaki’

MADE IN JAPAN: FIREWORKS FROM THE HEART [ONIICHAN NO HANABI | おにいちゃんのハナビ]

2010/10/12

http://hanabi-ani.jp/

Here’s what looks like Iwai’s FIREWORKS remade: FIREWORKS FROM THE HEART tells the story of a high school student coming home from hospital on the day of the Katakai Fireworks Festival. She has been treated for Leukemia, and returns home only to find out that her brother Taro has become an outsider, living in his own world. Despite her own problems, Hana is determined to make him open up to the world again. FIREWORKS FROM THE HEART is directed by Masahiro Kunimoto, and stars Kengo Kora, Mitsuki Tanimura, Yoshiko Miyazaki, Saori Koide, Hiroyuki Onoue, Rei Okamoto, Ryuta Sato, Kuranosuke Sasaki and Sansei Shiomi.

J.


MADE IN JAPAN: YOU DANCE WITH THE SUMMER [KIMI GA ODORU, NATSU | 君が踊る、夏]

2010/09/22

http://www.kimi-natsu.com/

And here’s SHALL WE DANCE for Generation 2010: Shinpei has promised the sister of his ex-high school love that one they would dance together in the Yosakoi festival, where he once performed as flag carrier for the Ichimujin team. But 5 years have passed, and now Sakura is terminally ill, but what else could be her last wish than Shinpei keeping his promise?

Tear-jerker or heartfelt story, you decide – directed by Hideyuki Katsuki, starring, Junpei Mizobata, Haruka Kinami, Shunji Igarashi, Ayane Omori, Daigo, Tatsuya Fujiwara, Hirotaro Honda, Yoshiko Miyazaki, Daisuke Ryu, Masahiro Takashima and Reiko Takashima.

J.