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 2013 together with contact details on Japanese film industries, bilingually in Japanese and English.

Mount. NABI

Mount. NABI (2014)

Director: CHIBA Seiji
Cast: KATAYAMA Ryo, AKIYAMA Tana, TMOMATSU Sakae

A fake documentary-style horror movie about a film crew who enter an off-limits mountain and suffer the consequences. Its writer and director is Chiba Seiji (THE KUNOICHI -Ninja Girl-, the Gekijoban Tokyo Densetsu series). A group of eight men and w...

Release Date: Jul, 5th, 2014

Nuigulumar Z

Nuigulumar Z (2013)

Director: IGUCHI Noboru
Cast: NAKAGAWA Shoko, TAKEDA Rina, ICHIMICHI Mao

A special effects-laden action film based on the novel "Hosei Ningen Nuiguruma" (Fabricated Humanoid Nuiguruma) by Otsuki Kenji. A hapless who dresses up in lolita garb merges with a stuffed toy and transforms into a righteous hero colored pink from ...

Release Date: Jan, 25th, 2014

Homeless Rijicho

Homeless Rijicho (2013)

Director: HIJIKATA Hiroshi
Cast:

Sixth feature film from Tokai TV, which has created numerous documentaries dealing with social issues. This challenging work for TV sparked controversy with a scene showing corporal punishment. Rookies is a NPO set up for former baseball players who...

Release Date: Feb, 15th, 2014

Puella Magi Madoka Magica The Movie -Rebellion-

Puella Magi Madoka Magica The Movie -Rebellion- (2013)

Director: MIYAMOTO Yukihiro
Cast: YUKI Aoi, SAITO Chiwa, KITAMURA Eri

A sequel to the first feature film based on the eponymous television series, this time with completely new animated sequences. Its core creative team unites once again, including supervising director Shimbou Akiyuki, screenwriter Urobuchi Gen (Nitrop...

Release Date: Oct, 26th, 2013

FLYING BODIES

FLYING BODIES (2013)

Director: NAKANO Hiroyuki
Cast: Aomori University Men’s Rhythmic Gymnastics Team

In-depth documentary about the Aomori University Men's Rhythmic Gymnastics Team. Follows their rehearsals for a special performance planned and produced by designer Miyake Issey under the direction of Daniel Ezralow, whose work includes the musical S...

Release Date: Jan, 25th, 2014

Love, Chunibyo and Other Delusions!: Rikka Version

Love, Chunibyo and Other Delusions!: Rikka Version (2013)

Director: ISHIHARA Tatsuya
Cast: UCHIDA Maaya, FUKUYAMA Jun

A romantic comedy involving a high school boy who has shaken off the bad habit of self-aggrandizement driven by adolescent self-consciousness, and a girl who is yet to do so herself. This feature film is a re-edited version of the first season of an ...

Release Date: Sep, 14th, 2013

Hello! Junichi

Hello! Junichi (2012)

Director: ISHII Katsuhito, YOSHIOKA Atsushi, KAWAGUCHI Kanoko
Cast: MITSUSHIMA Hikari, KABE Amon, IKEWAKI Chizuru

Romantic comedy depicting the school life an eccentric trainee teacher and a group of six elementary school students with vivid personalities. Screenplay, direction and planning by Ishii Katsuhito, known for The Taste of Tea and Smuggler. Flamboyant...

Release Date: Feb, 15th, 2014

7 Days Report

7 Days Report (2013)

Director: KONDO Masahiro
Cast: SHIRAHAMA Aran(GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE), ITAO Itsuji, YAMASHITA Rio

A near-future juvenile science fiction film in which a young man and his clone meet each other by chance and come to reassess the way they live. It is the directorial debut of Kondo Masahiro, a creator of several popular TV variety shows, who depicts...

Release Date: Feb, 8th, 2014

MONSTERZ

MONSTERZ (2014)

Director: NAKATA Hideo
Cast: FUJIWARA Tatsuya, YAMADA Takayuki, ISHIHARA Satomi

Suspense action film based on the Korean hit Haunters, incorporating a brand-new climax. Directed by Nakata Hideo of Ring and The Complex. Co-stars Fujiwara Tatsuya and Yamada Takayuki depict two men engaged in an intense battle. A man (Fujiwara) wi...

Release Date: May, 30th, 2014

Tamashiino realism Hiroshi Noda

Tamashiino realism Hiroshi Noda (2014)

Director: HYUGAJI Taro
Cast: NODA Hiroshi

Documentary on Noda Hiroshi, one of Japan's best-known realistic painters. Up-close coverage of Noda as he creates "Seinarumono THE IV Torinosu" (Holy The IV Bird's Nest), powerfully conveying his passion as an artist. Directed by Hyugaji Taro, known...

Release Date: Aug, 23rd, 2014

no "mother" anymore

no "mother" anymore (2013)

Director: CHO Kyonsu
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A feature documentary based on a twice-broadcast television documentary that was re-edited to include additional footage. It follows a freelance writer caring for his mother with senile dementia, and sends a warning about a society with no systems in...

Release Date: Jan, 18th, 2014

Disregarded People

Disregarded People (2013)

Director: SAKAKI Hideo
Cast: OMORI Nao, MIWA Hitomi, MIHO Jun

Unique drama variously expounding on human deeds, based on George Akiyama's comic by the same name. A homely and dissolute guy approaching middle age agonizes over losing his desire to live. Directed by Sakaki Hideo, who is also an actor. Official se...

Release Date: Jun, 7th, 2014