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Robo-G International Trailer

International trailer w/ English subtitles for 2012 comedy Robo-G, starring Mickey Curtis, Yoshitaka Yuriko. The film was directed by Yaguchi Shinobu (“Happy Flight,” “Water Boys,” “Swing Girls”).

Ryoko Yonekura in CHICAGO Musical

Promo pics and videos from Ryoko Yonekura’s appearance as Roxie Hart in CHICAGO on Broadway in 2012.

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Bloody Monday – Episode 5 (Review)

BLOODY MONDAY Episode 5 Review by David Cirone Falcon (Haruma Miura) uses his skills to help THIRD-i SUMMARY Maya brings Falcon into crowded cafe, promising to reunite him with his missing father if he’ll just have a sit-down with the terrorist group’s leader, codenamed “J” (Hiroki Narimiya). J talks in ultra-cool whispers and sips melon …

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Doctor X – Episode 2 (Review)

Doctor X ~ Gekai Daimon Michiko Episode 2 Review by David Cirone Surgeon Michiko Daimon races against the clock. SUMMARY Word is out that Daimon (Ryoko Yonekura) has been rehired, and everyone in Teito University’s surgery department is suspicious. Daimon doesn’t care what anyone thinks, and she’s bold enough to pass out photocopies of her …

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Doctor X street promotion ads

Ryoko Yonekura’s medical drama Doctor X got lots of love on Tokyo streets and train station during its premiere week on October 2012.

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Bloody Monday – Episode 4 (Review)

BLOODY MONDAY Episode 4 Review by David Cirone SUMMARY Maya double-crosses Hoshou, shooting her in the arm. “Now you can go back to being a spy,” she leers before making her getaway. Hoshou leaves Falcon next to Kano’s body and speeds back to THIRD-i. As she bandages her wounded arm, we get a flashback of …

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JOKER – Episode 1 (Review)

JOKER Yurusarezaru Sosakan Episode 1 Review by David Cirone Police detective Kazuyoshi Date (Masato Sakai) exacts vengeance for murder. SUMMARY Kanagawa police detective Kazuyoshi Date (Masato Sakai)’s bumbling, meek demeanor keeps him under the radar, but he’s hiding a dark side. Using his police connections, he tracks down killers who escape the law and deals …

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Doctor X – Episode 1 (Review)

Surgeon Michiko Daimon (Ryoko Yonekura) breaks from the pack in Doctor X

Doctor X ~ Gekai Daimon Michiko Episode 1 Review by David Cirone Surgeon Michiko Daimon (Ryoko Yonekura) breaks from the pack in Doctor X. SUMMARY The opening shot of of Doctor X shows Ryoko Yonekura as the detached, haunted surgeon Michiko Daimon standing beside a desolated seaside clinic. The solitary whistle might recall a bit …

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