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.

Crayon Shin-chan: My Moving Story! Cactus Large Attack!

Crayon Shin-chan: My Moving Story! Cactus Large Attack! (2015)

Director: HASHIMOTO Masakazu
Cast: YAJIMA Akiko, NARAHASHI Miki, FUJIWARA Keiji

The twenty-third entry in the popular animated film series about the raucous misadventures of kindergarten kid Shinnosuke. This time it follows the Nohara family to their new home in Mexico, where they come face-to-face with mysterious man-eating cac...

Release Date: Apr, 18th, 2015

NEET of the Living Dead

NEET of the Living Dead (2014)

Director: NANKI Akio
Cast: TSUTSUI Mariko, KINOSHITA Hoka, KANEKO Suzuyuki

Unique drama exploring the concept of family in a world infested by zombies. Inochi no Call: Mrs. Inga wo shitteimasuka? screenwriter Nanki Akio serves as director, screenwriter and producer. Zombies proliferate and the world is on the verge of coll...

Release Date: Jun, 13th, 2015

TOKYO LIFE

TOKYO LIFE (2015)

Director: IKEDA Chihiro
Cast: Shuri, SASAKI Daisuke, ASANO Chizuru

Romance that Tokyo Rendezvous's Ikeda Chihiro directs and scripts as an original project. Probes the true nature of love through the romance between a man and women who meet on the fringes of Tokyo. Stars Shuri of The Voice of Water and Sasaki Daisuk...

Release Date: Oct, 31st, 2015

Before the Leaves Fall

Before the Leaves Fall (2014)

Director: NAKA Mineko
Cast: YACHIGUSA Kaoru, KAZAMA Toru, NAKADAI Tatsuya

Drama that marks the directorial debut of Naka Mineko, film producer who was married to the late director Okamoto Kihachi. Interweaves the emotions that an elderly woman kept hidden in her youth regarding a single painting. Screened at the 36th Mosco...

Release Date: May, 23rd, 2015

The Noise

The Noise (2014)

Director: SEKINE Tsutomu
Cast: NUKUMIZU Yoichi, MURAMATSU Toshifumi, IIO Kazuki

Comedy marking the directorial debut for comedian Sekine Tsutomu as he enters his fourth decade in show business. Depicts the struggle between people living underground who appear out of the blue and five run-of-the-mill middle-aged guys, with charac...

Release Date: May, 23rd, 2015

The Anthem of the Heart

The Anthem of the Heart (2015)

Director: NAGAI Tatsuyuki
Cast: MINASE Inori, UCHIYAMA Koki, AMAMIYA Sora

Nagai Tat suyuki, Okada Mar i, and Tanaka Masayoshi (respectively, the director, writer, and character designer of the popular anime series "Anohana") reunite for this original theatrical anime which delicately weaves a story about the rejuvenation o...

Release Date: Sep, 19th, 2015

Punk, Sweets, My Way

Punk, Sweets, My Way (2015)

Director: Nario
Cast: INOUE Atsushi, AOI Sola, AYANOKOJI Sho

Vocalist Inoue "Acchan" Atsushi is at the heart of this documentary hounding punk band NEW ROTE'KA as they mark their 30th anniversary. Beyond the frank candor of friction amongst band members, Inoue's everyday life as the successor to the family-run...

Release Date: Apr, 18th, 2015

Senritsu kaiki file kowasugi saishusho

Senritsu kaiki file kowasugi saishusho (2015)

Director: SHIRAISHI Koji
Cast: OSAKO Shigeo, KUBOYAMA Chika, SHIRAISHI Koji

Final installation in the mocumentary series directed by Shiraishi Koji. Uses POV shots to depict the travails of a TV crew that follows bizarre phenomena as they dig into the mystery of a "giant" that has appeared in Tokyo. Eighteen months have gon...

Release Date: Apr, 11th, 2015

No Longer Heroine

No Longer Heroine (2015)

Director: HANABUSA Tsutomu
Cast: KIRITANI Mirei, YAMAZAKI Kento, SAKAGUCHI Kentaro

A live action adaptation of Koda Momoko's bestselling girl's comic. Depicts the affections of the heroine, who vacillates between her childhood friend and the school's best looking guy. Directed by Hanabusa Tsutomu of Sadako 3D. High school student ...

Release Date: Sep, 19th, 2015

UNFAIR the end

UNFAIR the end (2015)

Director: SATO Shimako
Cast: SHINOHARA Ryoko, NAGAYAMA Kento, SATO Koichi

The third and final chapter in the theatrical series of the television drama "Unfair" which gained a loyal following for its ace female detective and unpredictable story twists. As with the previous installments, Sato Shimako writes and directs this ...

Release Date: Sep, 5th, 2015

MAZE OF FEAR

MAZE OF FEAR (2015)

Director: WAKABAYASHI Yusuke
Cast: SUGIMOTO Yusa, ITO Maki, FUKUYAMA Kana

Recreates the experience of Fuji-Q Highland amusement park's Senritsu Meikyu, reputed to be the world's greatest haunted house. The film recreates the sheer terror of the actual haunted house using theater-quality audio and footage from 10 cameras in...

Release Date: May, 23rd, 2015

Beginning to Break, Hey Hey Hey

Beginning to Break, Hey Hey Hey (2016)

Director: SATO Takuma
Cast: Taiga, KISHII Yukino

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 Sato Takuma whose debut feature Don't Say That Word won bot...

Release Date: Mar, 5th, 2016