JFDB is a Japanese Film Database managed in cooperation with the Japan Foundation and UNIJAPAN. It provides search for information on Japanese films according to title, film cast and staff, or film industry related companies. JFDB also offers information on Japanese films released in period from year 2002 to 2015 together with contact details on Japanese film industries, bilingually in Japanese and English.

candy

candy (2016)

Director: NAGURA Ai
Cast: KIZAKI Yuria, ONUMA Ryohei

Film from the "9 Windows" short film omnibus produced in collaboration between the popular idol group AKB48 and Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia, the largest international short film festival in Asia. Directed by Nagura Ai of Hokago Lost. Fukada No...

Release Date: Feb, 6th, 2016

Gekijoban yowamushi pedal

Gekijoban yowamushi pedal (2015)

Director: NAGANUMA Norihiro
Cast: YAMASHITA Daiki, TORIUMI Kosuke, FUKUSHIMA Jun

Feature film of the popular anime series "Yowamushi Pedal." The author of the comic, Watanabe Wataru, specially wrote the script for this movie. After Summer Inter High, Onoda Sakamichi (voice: Yamashita Daiki) and his teammates on the Sohoku High S...

Release Date: Aug, 28th, 2015

Cinema Angel

Cinema Angel (2015)

Director: TOKIGAWA Hideyuki
Cast: FUJIWARA Reiko, HONGO Kanata, Mickey CURTIS

A drama about the intersecting memories of staff and patrons of Cinefuku Daikokuza, an actual cinema in Fukuyama City, Hiroshima that closed down in 2014. It was written, directed, and edited by Tokigawa Hideyuki, a prolific television documentary ma...

Release Date: Nov, 7th, 2015

Children can draw wind

Children can draw wind (2015)

Director: TSUTSUI Katsuhiko
Cast: IGUCHI Keiko, KAMITO Keiko, ISHIKAWA Masae

Feature length documentary directed by Tsutsui Katsuhiko of The Shining Kids ? The Next Nursery Schools in Japan. Intimate year-long coverage of children growing up freely in a nursery school with more nature than you'd expect in Tokyo's urban Sugina...

Release Date: Oct, 4th, 2015

Orange

Orange (2015)

Director: HASHIMOTO Kojiro
Cast: TSUCHIYA Tao, YAMAZAKI Kento, RYUSEI Ryo

Live-action adaptation of Takano Ichigo's fantastic romance comic. A girl who gets a letter from the future struggles to change her tragic fate. Director Hashimoto Kojiro makes his feature film directorial debut. Second-year high school student Naho...

Release Date: Dec, 12th, 2015

HENTAI SAMURAI

HENTAI SAMURAI (2015)

Director: IGUCHI Noboru
Cast: BAN Hidemitsu, HARUNO Miko, AYANA Rei

Suspense film produced as a graduation piece for the Wakuwaku Eigajuku workshop run by The Machine Girl director Iguchi Noboru. A cameraman with an excrement fetish meets people with various sexual obsessions as he pursues a high school girl who has ...

Release Date: Nov, 14th, 2015

Each and Every Battlefield

Each and Every Battlefield (2015)

Director: KUSUYAMA Tadayuki
Cast: HARADA Kaname, SHIGETA Joji, Richard JIROKKO

Through interviews with various people who personally experienced the battlefront including former American soldiers and the last Zero Fighter pilot, Harada Kaname, this documentary delves into the dark side of war. In the director's chair is Kusuyam...

Release Date: Aug, 15th, 2015

Cu-Bop: Cuba-New York Music Documentary

Cu-Bop: Cuba-New York Music Documentary (2015)

Director: TAKAHASHI Shinichi
Cast: Cesar LOPEZ, Axel TOSCA, Rolando LUNA

Documentary about Cuban musicians who persevere in the face of tough political circumstances. Directorial debut for photographer-cum-writer Takahashi Shinichi, who established a record label featuring Cuban music. Kamita Label is run by a Japanese t...

Release Date: Jul, 19th, 2015

Control Of Violence

Control Of Violence (2015)

Director: ISHIHARA Takahiro
Cast: YAMANAKA Arata, SHIBUKAWA Kiyohiko, YASHIKI Hiroko

A violent action film depicting fierce territorial clashes in Osaka's underworld. A former yakuza should've returned to a honest life, but becomes embroiled in a bloody retribution war. In the director's chair is Ishihara Takahiro, who is known for ...

Release Date: Jul, 25th, 2015

SONG DREAMERS☆

SONG DREAMERS☆ (2016)

Director: SAKURAI Shintaro
Cast: HASHIMOTO Shinichi, YAMAGUCHI Jun, NODA Yuya

A production from a project linking the three concepts of live concert, stage, and film. It invigoratingly depicts the exertion made by young people hoping to become idols. Directing the film is Sakurai Shintaro, who was an assistant director on Musa...

Release Date: Jan, 9th, 2016

Harmony

Harmony (2015)

Director: NAKAMURA Takashi, MICHAEL ARIAS
Cast: SAWASHIRO Miyuki, UEDA Reina, SUZAKI Aya

Anime adaptation of the novel that won the 30th Japanese Science Fiction Grand Prize by SF author Itoh Keikaku, who passed away just two years after making his sensational debut in 2007 with "Genocidal Organ." Produced by Studio 4℃ of the series Bers...

Release Date: Nov, 13th, 2015

The Land of Rain Trees

The Land of Rain Trees (2015)

Director: MIYAKE Yoshishige
Cast: TAMAMORI Yuta, NISHIUCHI Mariya, MORI Kanna

A live-action adaptation of Arikawa Hiro's romance novel which depicts the love story of a man and woman drawn together through a blog inspired by an "unforgettable book". By way of a blog called "The Land of Rain Trees", Shin (Tamamori Yuta) has ex...

Release Date: Nov, 21st, 2015