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Director: MIKI Takahiro
Cast: CHINEN Yuri, NAKAGAWA Taishi, KOMATSU Nana
Miki Takahiro of My Teacher directs the film adaptation of the same-named comic from manga artist Kodama Yuki. It is summer 10 years ago. Kaoru (Chinen Yuri) transfers to a new school and has a fateful encounter with the school's terrifying bad-boy ...
Release Date: Mar, 10th, 2018
Director: TSUKUDA Hisanori
Cast: OSU Mizuho, MIZUNO Natsuko, TAGUCHI Saori
Short film helmed by Tsukuda Hisanori, whose film Humming was produced in 48 hours and received international acclaim with screenings including the 69th Cannes International Film Festival. Actress Osu Mizuho plays eight roles, handling all of the fil...
Release Date: Oct, 29th, 2017
Director: SUZUKI Osamu
Cast: YOSHIDA Yoh, NOMURA Shuhei, TAMAKI Hiroshi
A certain town has a clinic that specializes in romance, called the LOVE DOC. Its significance is best understood by the kinds of people who fall in love easily. So one day, a popular pastry chef named Asuka Goda drops by. She's on the way to a su...
Release Date: May, 11th, 2018
Director: HANABUSA Tsutomu
Cast: TSUCHIYA Tao, MAMIYA Shotaro, TAKASUGI Mahiro
The film adaptation of Nakamura Ko's novel "Torigirl" which depicts the youthfulness of university students who stake everything on a flight contest held once every year on Biwa Lake in Shiga Prefecture. Yukina (Tsuchiya Tao) has just entered univer...
Release Date: Sep, 1st, 2017
Director: MISHIMA Yukiko
Cast: ASANO Tadanobu, TANAKA Rena, KUDO Kankuro
A Stitch of Life director, Mishima Yukiko, adapts to screen Shigematsu Kiyoshi's identically titled novel with a screenplay by Vibrator screenwriter, Arai Haruhiko. Makoto (Asano Tadanobu) is unable to get along with the daughter of his second wife,...
Release Date: Aug, 26th, 2017
Director: SUDO Tomonori
Cast: SUGIYAMA Noriaki, SHITAYA Noriko
The first of a theatrical trilogy based on the third route, Heaven's Feel, of the popular PC game 'Fate/stay night'. It has been ten years since the last Holy Grail War which involved mages (masters) and their spiritual familiars (servants) battling...
Release Date: Oct, 14th, 2017
Director: YAMAMURA Koji
Short animation by animation artist Yamamura Koji, whose film Mt. Head was nominated for Best Animated Short Film at the 75th Academy Awards. Recreates surrealistic ballet images as animation with text from French composer Erik Satie's essays and mus...
Release Date: Aug, 5th, 2017
Director: YONEBAYASHI Hiromasa
Cast: SUGISAKI Hana, KAMIKI Ryunosuke, AMAMI Yuki
Debut feature film from Studio Ponoc, established by former Studio Ghibli producer Nishimura Yoshiaki. Directed by Yonebayashi Hiromasa, who also was previously with Studio Ghibli and directed on When Marnie Was There. Mary (voice: Sugisaki Hana) ha...
Release Date: Jul, 8th, 2017
Director: ISHII Teruo
Cast: UTSUI Ken, MITSUYA Utako, HAYASHI Hiroshi
(This synopsis includes "Super Giant part 5" and "Super Giant part 6") One day, Super Giant finds an unknown flying substance with his Geiger Counter. But though he follows it at full speed, he loses sight of it because the meteors co me down like...
Release Date：Dec, 28th, 1957
Director: MURANO Tetsutaro
Cast: TAMIYA Jiro, MIZUTANI Yoshie, ENAMI Kyoko
Daisuke is a favourite with the ladies, and one of the best gangmen in the country. One day he is picked up by a young woman who tells him that three gangsters are about to kill her. He tries to help but soon gets into trouble, for one of the man is ...
Release Date：Jan, 13th, 1965
Director: MATSUYAMA Zenzou
Cast: TAKAMINE Hideko, TAMURA Takahiro, ISHIHAMA Akira
After immigrating to Hawaii, the first generation Japanese settlers have a difficult time, but through hard work gradually improve their position. Among the immigrants are the Inoues and the Godas. The Inoues have two sons, Haruo and Akira, and the ...
Release Date：Apr, 29th, 1962
Director: INOUE Umetsugu
Cast: HASEGAWA Kazuo, KAWAGUCHI Hiroshi, SUGAWARA Kenji
It is past midnight when Tsumura, a gang boss scurries to the rear entrance of the Bar Modonne, pushes open the door, and enters. A light is snapped on to reveal Chizu a beautiful woman and his mistress. He loves her deeply but, as they go upstairs t...
Release Date：Jul, 10th, 1960