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.

The Tale of Iya

The Tale of Iya (2013)

Director: TSUTA Tetsuichiro
Cast: TAKEDA Rina, TANAKA Min, ONISHI Shima

A visual poem that captures the undulating peaks and ravines of the remote Iya region in Tokushima Prefecture. Shot on 35mm film, it depicts the daily lives of an elderly mountain man and his granddaughter, and conveys the nobility of living in harmo...

Release Date: Feb, 15th, 2014

Shinokubo Story

Shinokubo Story (2013)

Director: FUJIWARA Kenichi
Cast: LEE Gun Woo, KIM Se Yong, CHAE Jin Seok

A coming-of-age drama set in the Shin-Okubo district of Tokyo, known as a mecca for fans of South Korean-style entertainment. It presents an amiable depiction of the struggles of five young men who dream of becoming stars. The members of K-pop group ...

Release Date: Nov, 16th, 2013

ATARU-THE FIRST LOVE & THE LAST KILL

ATARU-THE FIRST LOVE & THE LAST KILL (2013)

Director: KIMURA Hisashi
Cast: NAKAI Masahiro, KITAMURA Kazuki, KURIYAMA Chiaki

A feature film based on a television mystery series broadcast in 2012. A man with savant syndrome who has extraordinary powers of memory and deduction attempts to solve a difficult case that spans Japan and the United States. Grossed 350 million yen ...

Release Date: Sep, 14th, 2013

1BR~LOVEHOTEL~

1BR~LOVEHOTEL~ (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

ULTRAMAN GINGA SPECIAL: ULTRA MONSTERS vs ULTRA HEROES

ULTRAMAN GINGA SPECIAL: ULTRA MONSTERS vs ULTRA HEROES (2014)

Director: HARAGUCHI Tomoo
Cast: NEGISHI Takuya, MIYATAKE Mio, OHNO Mizuki

The second feature film spin-off from the "Ultraman Ginga" special effects-laden superhero TV series broadcast in 2013. Ultramen from past and present series clash with the forces of evil. It also features numerous popular monsters from past shows in...

Release Date: Mar, 15th, 2014

NO ZO KI A NA

NO ZO KI A NA (2014)

Director: UEDA Nakaba, TSUKUDA Kensuke
Cast: IKEDA Chocolat, Atsumi, ITO Beni

A live-action adaptation of Honna Wako's eponymous manga that gained popularity on a manga website for mobile phone users. It depicts the erotic romantic fortunes and growth of a man and woman who spy on each other's personal lives. Director Ueda Nak...

Release Date: Jun, 28th, 2014

Doraemon the Movie: Nobita in the New Haunts of Evil - Peko and the Five Explorers -

Doraemon the Movie: Nobita in the New Haunts of Evil - Peko and the Five Explorers - (2014)

Director: YAKUWA Shinnosuke
Cast: MIZUTA Wasabi, OHARA Megumi, KAKAZU Yumi

Remake of {Doraemon the Movie: Nobita in the Haunts of Evil} to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the birth of Fujiko F. Fujio. Featuring Oguri Shun and Natsume Miku as guest voice actors, the film depicts Doraemon and friends as they wander into a d...

Release Date: Mar, 8th, 2014

Crayon Shin-chan: gachinko gyakushu no robotochan

Crayon Shin-chan: gachinko gyakushu no robotochan (2014)

Director: TAKAHASHI Wataru
Cast: YAJIMA Akiko, NARAHASHI Miki, FUJIWARA Keiji

The 22nd film based on the popular animated television show "Crayon Shinchan", created by Usui Yoshito. Takahashi Wataru, who has helmed numerous episodes of the television series, makes his feature film directorial debut. Its screenplay is by theate...

Release Date: Apr, 19th, 2014

No Beginning, No End

No Beginning, No End (2013)

Director: ITO Shunya
Cast: TANAKA Min, ISHIHARA Rin, KUBIKUKURI Takuzo

Eiga Kantoku tte Nanda!'s Ito Shunya and Tanaka Min, actor and world-renowned dancer, join forces for this challenging film that weaves together a heretofore unknown visual world. Dancing in the nude, Tanaka delivers a spirited performance about his ...

Release Date: Dec, 14th, 2013

Again

Again (2013)

Director: KANAI Junichi
Cast: YOSHIKURA Aoi, YAGIRA Yuya, ASAKA Mayumi

Romance dealing with date rape that marks the commercial debut of director Kanai Junichi. Beautiful imagery captures the emotional pain of a girl struggling with conflicting emotions, and a boy who ends up hurting her physically and emotionally. Sele...

Release Date: Nov, 16th, 2013

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

Pretty Cure All Stars New Stage 3: Eien no tomodachi

Pretty Cure All Stars New Stage 3: Eien no tomodachi (2014)

Director: OGAWA Koji
Cast: NAKAJIMA Megumi, HAN Megumi, NABATAME Hitomi

Film celebrating the 10th anniversary of the superheroine animation TV series "Precure." Based on the 11th TV series "Happiness Charge Precure," the story depicts the girl fighters as they go into a dream world. The film is the sixth crossover projec...

Release Date: Mar, 15th, 2014