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.
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Director: MIKI Takahiro
Cast: NONEN Rena, TOSAKA Hiroomi, KIMURA Yoshino
Directed by Miki Takahiro, champion of coming-of-age romance films including Solanin and We Were There. Lucid visuals depict the pure but clumsy love between daughter and mother, and girl and boy, based on the same-titled story by Tsumugi Taku. Miya...
Release Date: Aug, 16th, 2014
Director: MUGURUMA Shunji
Cast: SAKIMOTO Hiromi, SAAYA, TSUBUYAKI Shiro
Slapstick comedy delivered as a musical. A feckless guy who died in an accident bets on going to heaven, and strives to re-educate four women with troubled pasts. Uses original songs to create a frenzied drama. Teacher Fujimoto (Sakimoto Hiromi) get...
Release Date: Jan, 11th, 2014
Director: TANADA Yuki
Cast: NAGASAKU Hiromi, ISHIBASHI Renji, OKADA Masaki
Film adaptation of Ibuki Yuki‘s popular novel by One Million Yen Girl director Tanada Yuki, starring Nagasaku Hiromi from Rebirth. A mother leaves behind a "recipe for life," which revitalizes a family dealing with emotional wounds. Official selectio...
Release Date: Nov, 9th, 2013
Director: FUJII Michihito
Cast: OKADA Masaki, KUTSUNA Shiori, SANO Shiro
27-year-old cutting-edge director Fujii Michihito adapts author Isaka Kotaro's novel by the same name. Suspense comedy about a high school kid living with 4 idiosyncratic fathers who gets wrapped up in a bizarre crime. High school student Yukio (Oka...
Release Date: May, 24th, 2014
Director: SATO Shinsuke
Cast: AYASE Haruka, MATSUZAKA Tori, HATSUNE Eriko
GANTZ director Sato Shinsuke heads up this film adaptation of Matsuoka Keisuke's bestseller "Case Files of All-Round Appraiser Q." Mystery in which a brilliant female appraiser gets tangled up in a huge conspiracy involving a famous painting. The fir...
Release Date: May, 31st, 2014
Director: KAWAGUCHI Keiichiro
Cast: HAN Megumi, ISE Mariya, FUJIWARA Keiji
The second animated feature based on Togashi Yoshihiro's popular manga. A lavish voice cast including kabuki performer Nakamura Shidou, comedian Amano Hiroyuki, and model Yamamoto Mizuki helps to depict a fierce battle between hunters divided into "l...
Release Date: Dec, 27th, 2013
Director: IMAOKA Shinji
Cast: MIYAJI Mao, KANEKO Noboru, KAWAI Ryunosuke
Fourth installation in the "Love Stories" series in which six directors explore the possibilities within different kinds of love. Imaoka Shinji, one of Japan's best-known adult film directors and The Drudgery Train scriptwriter, tells a couple's secr...
Release Date: Oct, 11th, 2014
Director: MIKAMI Yasuo
Cast: HIRA Takehiro, WAKABAYASHI Go, MEGURO Yuuki
Written, produced, directed, and edited by Mikami Yasuo. This authentic samurai film features powerful action direction by Kuze Hiroshi and was filmed entirely on location at important cultural sites and on snowy plains. Three years after the great ...
Release Date: Oct, 19th, 2013
Director: ONISHI Hiroshi
Cast: YAMAGISHI Yuka, MORIYA Fumio
A comeback film and the first in two years from Kokuei, a long-running production company specializing in erotic "pink" cinema. It uses trivial conversations in a love hotel to shine a light on the subtle differences in the emotional makeup of men an...
Release Date: Dec, 7th, 2013
Director: CHO Kyonsu
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
Director: SHIMOYAMA Ten
Cast: IRIE Jingi, SATSUKAWA Aimi, TAKAHASHI Maryjun
Reboot of the super hero TV show "Jinzo Ningen Kikaidar (artificial human)" based on Ishinomori Shotaro's original story. Androids with unstable "conscience circuits" face off with evil while dealing with their hang-ups. World-class robot engineer D...
Release Date: May, 24th, 2014
Director: The Mo Brothers
Cast: KITAMURA Kazuki, Oka ANTARA, TAKANASHI Rin
The first-ever co-production between Japan and Indonesia. With The Raid director Gareth Evans as Executive Producer, upcoming creators The Mo Brothers have created a gruesomely violent drama. Outstanding actor Kitamura Kazuki plays the serial-killing...
Release Date: Feb, 1st, 2014