[NEWS] "Umechan" Preview Screening

Horikita Maki attends preview screening of her morning drama ‘Umechan Sensei’
March 15, 2012 at 9:00 am



On March 14th, the first week worth of episodes of the upcoming NHK morning drama ‘Umechan Sensei‘, starring Horikita Maki, was screened in advance for the press.

‘Umechan Sensei’ features an original story about a clumsy woman who strives to become a town doctor in an era of postwar reconstruction and rapid economic growth. In the beginning of the drama the heroine is still 16 years old, but by the end of the story she is already supposed to be in her mid-thirties. A difficult challenge for Horikita, who moreover has to tackle her first role as a doctor with this drama. The script was written by Ozaki Masaya (“Kekkon Dekinai Otoko”, “Oniyome Nikki”).
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[NEWS] "Always 3 Premiere Day"



“ALWAYS 3″ cast reflects on the past seven years

January 22, 2012 at 7:33 am

On January 21st, the final installment in the “ALWAYS” trilogy, “ALWAYS San-chome no Yuhi ‘64“, opened nation-wide on 473 screens.

As usual, there was a stage greeting held at a cinema in Tokyo in order to celebrate the opening, which was attended by the main cast members like Yoshioka Hidetaka, Tsutsumi Shinichi, Yakushimaru Hiroko, Horikita Maki, Miura Tomokazu, Moriyama Mirai, and Suga Kenta, as well as the director, Yamazaki Takashi.

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[NEWS] "Always 3" Press Event at Tokyo Tower

“ALWAYS 3″ uses the sky as the backdrop for an advertisement
January 12, 2012 at 6:00 pm



On January 12th, the promotions for the upcoming third and final installment in the “ALWAYS” trilogy, “ALWAYS San-chome no Yuhi ‘64” took to the skies. The film used three propeller planes to write ‘333′ as a form of advertisement and used the vast blue sky as the backdrop.

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