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Director: Maris MARTINSONS
Cast: MOMOI Kaori, Issey OGATA, KIUCHI Midori
The unusual reunion between a woman who has withdrawn into herself and her husband is depicted in this drama helmed by Loss director, Maris Martinsons. It stars Momoi Kaori of Ghost in the Shell and Issey Ogata of Silence. Keiko (Momoi Kaori), who l...
Release Date: Jun, 24th, 2017
Director: YUASA Masaaki
Cast: TANI Kanon, SHIMODA Shouta, SHINOHARA Shinichi
The first, completely original theatrical film by director Yuasa Masaaki. This tale of the encounter and separation of a young boy and a young mermaid is composed of careful depictions of life and delicate emotional portrayals rendered through animat...
Release Date: May, 19th, 2017
Director: TSUJIMOTO Takanori
Cast: Kevin Dorman, Matthew Mercer, Erin Cahill
A fully CG animated feature length film of Capcom's popular "Biohazard" game from the duo of Shimizu Takashi (Ju-on) and Tsujimoto Takanori (THE NEXT GENERATION-PATLABOR-). Chris (voice: Kevin Dorman), of the anti-bioterrorism organization BSAA, is ...
Release Date: May, 27th, 2017
Director: KUROTSUCHI Mitsuo
Cast: KOBAYASHI Nenji, DAN Mitsu, TAKASHIMA Reiko
Drama that conveys the preciousness of life through the encounter of a boy who has lost his family and an upright and old-fashioned man. Veteran actor Kobayashi Nenji plays the lead for the first time at the age of 76. Yusaku's died wife died young ...
Release Date: Jan, 27th, 2018
Director: YAMADA Yoji
Cast: HASHIZUME Isao, YOSHIYUKI Kazuko, TSUMABUKI Satoshi
Hashizume Isao, Yoshiyuki Kazuko, Nakajima Tomoko, and Tsumabuki Satoshi, the cast who portrayed a different family in Yamada Yoji's Tokyo Family, once again return for this follow-up to his comedy, What a Wonderful Family!. After narrowly avoiding t...
Release Date: May, 27th, 2017
Director: YOSHIDA Yasuhiro
Cast: ARIMURA Kasumi, KUNIMURA Jun
Aki, who at 25 married Shuhei, a man with a son from a previous relationship, visits his homeland of Kagoshima to inform his father, Setsuo, of his sudden passing. Setsuo is dismayed by his son's sudden death and flustered by his daughter-in-law and ...
Release Date: 2018
Director: TAKITA Yojiro
Cast: YOSHINAGA Sayuri, SAKAI Masato, SHINOHARA Ryoko
Final film in the "northern trilogy" starring Yoshinaga Sayuri, following up on Year One in the North and A Chorus of Angels. Directed by Takita Yojiro of Departures. In 1945, Ezure Tetsu (Yoshinaga) flees her home in Sakhalin with her two sons to e...
Release Date: Mar, 10th, 2018
Director: MOTOKI Katsuhide
Cast: NAGASE Tomoya, Dean FUJIOKA, TAKAHASHI Issey
Feature film based on author Ikeido Jun's same-named bestselling novel. Directed by Motoki Katsuhide of Samurai Hustle. Transport company president Akamatsu (Nagase Tomoya) doubts that poor maintenance caused a trailer truck's wheel-separation accid...
Release Date: Jun, 15th, 2018
Director: OZAWA Keiichi
Cast: WATARI Tetsuya, MATSUBARA Chieko, UCHIDA Ryohei
Goro, a gangster, decides to quit his dangerous and ill-paying profession. He goes to live with his friends, Yukiko and Yumeko, but is soon drawn back into his old life. Yumeko is ill and to pay for her treatment Goro enters Kiuchi's gang. In line w...
Release Date：Apr, 28th, 1968
Director: NAKAMURA Noboru
Cast: TANBA Tetsuro, IWASHITA Shima, OKADA Eiji
During the early years of the century, Kotaro Takamura, a young artist, returned to Japan after having studied in France, and met a girl named Chieko, the daughter of a wealthy brewer. The marriage is not easy to arrange because Kotaro's father, a pr...
Release Date：Jun, 10th, 1967
Director: YOSHIDA Yoshishige
Cast: KIMURA Isao, OKADA Mariko, KUSAKA Takeshi
Shingo and Ritsuko can have no children and so decide upon a child by artificial insemination. Little Takashi is born, but this does not help relations between the parents, but rather worsens them. Now, an acquaintance, Sakaguchi, a gynecologist, vi...
Release Date：Dec, 1st, 1967
Director: INOUE Yoshio
Cast: HONGO Kojiro, TAKIHANA Hisako, NOZOE Hitomi
By 1944 the tide of war had turned against Japan and Akira Nozawa, lieutenant, junior grade, is a student-soldier. On one of his rare days of leave from the Yokosuka Air Base, Akira visits his Alma Mater to read in the school library. He asks the li...
Release Date：Feb, 10th, 1960