Yamapi takes on evil role in Chinese movie “Decoders”

Yamashita Tomohisa will be filming a Chinese movie for the first time, joining Chinese actor/singer Han Geng and Taiwanese/British actor Rhydian Vaughan in “Decoders”.

The storyline is about an otaku, a undercover police and his girlfriend teaming up to maintain safety in cyberspace. Yamapi will take on the evil role – the leader of a Singapore cybercrime squad. He will pit his wits against Han Geng, Rhydian etc.

They will be filming in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, London in future for 70 days.

Stills from his movie:

(左起)山P、韓庚及鳳小岳合作,穿中山裝的山下智久眼神放空,的確有未瞓醒的感覺,非常可愛。(微博圖片)

人稱「不老男神」的山下智久梳起劉海,增加了成熟男人味,不過食指沒扣到板機,卻又添了幾分傻氣。(微博圖片)

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In other news, Yamapi mentioned in his solo live tour that he went for Yakiniku with Kame recently, and felt very motivated after the meeting. He also showed off a photo of them together to concert goers.

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Movie sounds boring but KamePi is sweet.

Ishihara Satomi spotted attending Yamapi’s home party

Ishihara Satomi has been spotted visiting Yamashita Tomohisa’s apartment one night in early May.

The 2 were co-actors and lovers in last year’s Fuji TV drama “5-ji kara 9-ji made”.

Ishihara won a “Lead Actress” award and Yamashita won a “Supporting Actor” award in the 19th Nikkan Sports Drama Grand Prix.

“Ishihara isn’t known for dating rumors with other talents usually, and the only one which was reported was a serious relationship with a cameraman. Her ideal type is the sincere kind. She likes dating indoors, so it’s hard to imagine that she’d go for popular types like Yamapi.” – acquaintance of Ishihara

Indeed Yamapi has always been spotted while on his night outs with friends. He was also reported to be in a relationship with Kitagawa Keiko and Abiru Yuu. But when did he get serious with Ishihara?

-Paragraph describes how Ishihara got attracted to Yamapi after filming the kiss scenes in last episode of 5-ji kara 9-ji made-

After the drama, Ishihara went for meals with the co-actors frequently.

“At first, 3 or 4 of them would meet, gradually it became the 2 of them. It was more of Ishihara who initiated the meetings.” -drama acquaintance

On the night when Ishihara was spotted visiting Yamapi’s house, it was also the occasion when the cast of “5-ji kara 9-ji made” were having a home party.

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Another article reports on how Yamapi is stressing over his “blank schedule” ahead, a result of his ex-manager Iljima leaving Johnny’s and leaving him now in an awkward position with the company. He grew closer to Ishihara, who has been supporting him all these while.

Yamapi and Oguri Shun show some bromance promoting for “TerraFormars”

This is for yamakita whom i guess is a Yamapi fan!

While promoting for movie “TerraFormars” at a red carpet event recently, Yamapi and Oguri Shun showed off their close friendship, teasing each other as they were taking interviews. As Yamapi was talking about the appeals of the movie, Oguri Shun reached over repeatedly to fondle his face. When it was Oguri Shun’s turn to talk, Yamapi decided to poke at his cheek, causing him to shy away amidst fangirls’ screams.

Checkout their bromance below:

In another interview, Oguri Shun also talked about having to keep his eyes on his baby daughter, who is apparently getting herself in all sorts of trouble fiddling with drawers and getting herself hurt!


TerraFormars is adapted from a manga series, a story set in the future where humans are sent to Mars to eliminate humanoid cockroaches. (More info here)

The movie features an all-star cast consisting Oguri Shun, Takei Emi, Hideaki Ito, Yamashita Tomohisa, Yamada Takayuki and also ex-AKB48 member Shinoda Mariko. It is set to air in theaters on 29th April 2016.

Trailer for the movie below:


 

Yamapi to release Best Of Album titled “YAMA-P”

山下智久资料图

Yamashita Tomohisa will be releasing his first best of album on 27th Jan 2016.

This album is a collection of his singles from 2012 till now. It also features “Dreamer”, a favorite amongst fans.

“Dreamer” is a song written by Yamapi himself 5 years ago. In order to express the concept of “moving towards the future”, he flew specially to the Arizona, United States, to film the MV. The MV and extra clips will be included in this album.

The album comes in 2 limited and 1 regular editions.


Purchase his album here:


Limited Edition A


Limited Edition B


Regular Edition

Yamashita Tomohisa admits to being self-centered when he left NEWS

Yamashita Tomohisa talked about NEWS during a radio show “Sound Tripper!” (InterFM) on 18th December 2015.

The theme for this week was “Year 2011”.

For Yamashita, it was the year he left NEWS to go solo.

Reflecting on that year, he confessed “At that time i had to do what i was thinking. I didn’t want to continue, I was self-centered. Indeed i was still childish then. When i turned solo, i started to realise the importance of having a group and comrades.”

He revealed that he continues to be connected with NEWS members in some ways.

“Recently i met Masuda Takahisa at a TV station and talked about going for drinks. Koyama Keiichiro also told me that he changed numbers.”

Seeing them working hard, he feels like he has to do the same.

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Bittersweet feelings

Back Number sings OST theme for drama “5-ji kara 9-ji made”


The song titled “Christmas Song” is a medium ballad and will be released as Back Number’s 14th single on 18th November.

The song was aired in the 12th October pilot episode of Fuji TV drama “5-ji kara 9-ji made”, which stars Ishihara Satomi and Yamashita Tomohisa.

Had high expectations for this drama given the star studded cast and it being adapted from a manga i liked, but after watching the first episode, nah. 

Watch their live performances here.


Purchase their single below:

Limited Edition

Regular Edition


From 5 to 9 Drama Original Soundtrack

Yamapi and Ishihara Satomi to act as lovers in manga adaptation”5-ji kara 9-ji Made”

Actress Ishihara Satomi(28) and Yamashita Tomohisa(30) will be starring in October’s Fuji TV drama “5→9 ~The overly handsome monk who fell in love with me~”.

Ishihara will play an English teacher who welcomes the most popular period of her life after meeting a handsome monk(Yamapi). Their first meeting results in Ishihara accidentally pouring incense ashes over Yamapi’s head during a funeral service. They reunite at a blind meeting and he approaches her.

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I’m really excited cos i read this manga and found it to be quite good. 

Media not offering more details but here’s some potential spoilers:

  1. Yamapi is playing a “carnivorous” type of guy 
  2. There is supposed to be a love triangle as Ishihara has a friend who’s liked her for a long time.

This story is supposed to make you go “kyun kyun” or “kya~~” provided it’s adapted well. I’m abit worried about Yamapi not living up to the character as his overall image is too stylish. Tamaki Hiroshi, on the other hand would have been a perfect fit.