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.

Dad's Wedding

Dad's Wedding (2016)

Director: FUKUDA Momoko
Cast: Sonim, ITAO Itsuji, YAMANAKA Takashi

One completed film of the 2015 ndjc: Young Filmmaker Development Project, an Agency of Cultural Affairs venture aimed at discovering and cultivating young filmmakers. The film is directed by Fukuda Momoko whose Goodbye Mother was selected to compete ...

Release Date: Mar, 5th, 2016

Norin ten Inazuka Gonjiro monogatari

Norin ten Inazuka Gonjiro monogatari (2015)

Director: INAZUKA Hidetaka
Cast: NAKADAI Tatsuya, MATSUZAKI Kenji, NOMURA Mami

Drama about the life of agriculturalist Inazuka Gonjiro, whose Norin 10 strain of wheat formed the basis for the variety that averted a worldwide food crisis. Direction and screenplay by Nakadaitatsuya yakusya wo ikiru's Inazuka Hidetaka, who is also...

Release Date: Sep, 19th, 2015

Sailor Suit and Machine Gun -Graduation-

Sailor Suit and Machine Gun -Graduation- (2016)

Director: MAEDA Koji
Cast: HASHIMOTO Kanna, HASEGAWA Hiroki, ANDO Masanobu

Sequel to Sailor Suit and Machine Gun, which was turned into a film in 1981. Features a strong performance by Hashimoto Kanna making her film debut as the protagonist previously portrayed in film and TV by popular actresses including Nagasawa Masami,...

Release Date: Mar, 5th, 2016

LIBRARY WARS: THE LAST MISSION

LIBRARY WARS: THE LAST MISSION (2015)

Director: SATO Shinsuke
Cast: OKADA Junichi, EIKURA Nana, TANAKA Kei

The second live-action feature film based on one of bestselling author Arikawa Hiro's most famous works. It presents an exciting depiction of a battle between the Library Defense Force, which uses military might to defend books, and a man plotting th...

Release Date: Oct, 10th, 2015

SIDELINE

SIDELINE (2015)

Director: FUKUYAMA Sakurako
Cast: Koichi, Kai, Ryoga

Youths taking on the challenge of men's cheerleading is depicted in this coming-of-age drama by GOGO♂ike-men5 writer/director, Fukuyama Sakurako. Seven member song & dance group, "Bullet Train," star in their first film. Seven childhood friends who ...

Release Date: Oct, 31st, 2015

Dressing Up

Dressing Up (2012)

Director: YASUKAWA Yuka
Cast: INORI Kirara, SUZUKI Takuji, SATO Karen

Coming-of-age drama about the struggles of a girl who learns the secret past of her deceased mother. Yasukawa Yuka makes her feature film directorial debut with this film and handles the direction, scriptwriting and editing. Received funding from Cin...

Release Date: Aug, 15th, 2015

DAMAGER

DAMAGER (2015)

Director: IGUCHI Noboru
Cast: KAZAMA Yu, YAMAMOTO Airi, Demo TANAKA

Indies special effects action film produced by Iguchi Noboru, director of the special effects robot film Karate-Robo Zaborgar, upon the request of a salaryman friend who asked him to shoot a film for him to star in. A masochistic hero who gains power...

Release Date: Nov, 14th, 2015

Dogs Without Names

Dogs Without Names (2015)

Director: YAMADA Akane
Cast: KOBAYASHI Satomi, KAMIKAWA Takaya

This film combines documentary footage on the lives of dogs collected over a four-year period with a drama about a female TV director. Direction and screenplay by Yamada Akane of All to the Sea. TV director Kuno Kanami (Kobayashi Satomi) is devastat...

Release Date: Oct, 31st, 2015

Nihon local hero dai kessen

Nihon local hero dai kessen (2015)

Director: KAMIKURA Eiji
Cast: HANADA Suguru, NITTA Masaaki, TSUJI Ayaka

This film rallies together over 100 local heroes and villains from throughout Japan, from Hokkaido to Okinawa. Directed by Kamikura Eiji of Houjin Yatsurugi. Produced as a fundraiser for polio vaccinations. It's the day of an event that brings toget...

Release Date: Nov, 14th, 2015

areno - the wilderness

areno - the wilderness (2015)

Director: KOSHIKAWA Michio
Cast: YAMADA Maho, SHIBUKAWA Kiyohiko, KAWAGUCHI Satoru

A melodrama based on Émile Zola's novel "Therese Raquin" that switches its setting to modern-day Japan. The directorial debut of Koshikawa Michio, producer of Our Homelandwhich won the International Confederation of Art House Cinemas (C.I.C.A.E.) Pri...

Release Date: Nov, 21st, 2015

Yuwaku yujo Sora to Shido

Yuwaku yujo Sora to Shido (2015)

Director: TAKEHORA Tetsuya
Cast: KASUMI Kaho, RiKA, KODA Riri

First film in the new project OP PICTURES+ from Okura Pictures. Erotic portrayal of two women in the sex industry as they cultivate relationships with other people in their lives. A town in the countryside. Sora (Kasumi Kaho) and Shido (RiKA) are ju...

Release Date: Aug, 30th, 2015

Lefy’s Wonderful Night

Lefy’s Wonderful Night (2015)

Director: MIYAMOTO Hiroshi
Cast: SHIMAMURA Yu, ASANO Masumi, YAMAMURA Hibiku

Inspired by Halloween in the popular animated TV series "Go! Princess PreCure", this film is part of "Go! Princess Pretty Cure the Movie Go! Go!! Gorgeous Triple Feature!!!". Miyamoto Hiroshi has participated in the computer graphics production for t...

Release Date: Oct, 31st, 2015