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  • チア☆ダン ~女子高生がチアダンスで全米制覇しちゃったホントの話~

    Let's Go, JETS! From Small Town Girls to U.S.Champions?! (2017)

    Directed by: KAWAI Hayato    Casts: HIROSE Suzu, NAKAJO Ayami, AMAMI Yuki

    Film adaptation based on the true story of the Fukui Commercial High School cheerleading team's victory at the U.S. Championship. High school girls pour their hearts and souls into cheer dance. Directed by Kawai Hayato of MY love STORY!!. Newbie hig...


  • キセキ ―あの日のソビト―

    Kiseki: Sobito of That Day (2017)

    Directed by: KANESHIGE Atsushi    Casts: MATSUZAKA Tori, SUDA Masaki, KUTSUNA Shioli

    Teen film based on a true story about the creation of the song "Kiseki" by the popular vocal group GReeeeN. Matsuzaka Tori plays band producer JIN, and bandleader HIDE, who is JIN's younger brother in real life, is played by Suda Masaki. GReeeeN is ...


  • 東京ウィンドオーケストラ

    Any Way the Wind Blows (2016)

    Directed by: SAKASHITA Yuichiro    Casts: NAKANISHI Miho, KOICHI Mantaro, MATSUKI Daisuke

    Third original film production from Shochiku Broadcasting, which also produced Three Stories of Love. Deploys comedy skit humor to depict the chaos of a group of amateur musicians who are mistaken for a famous orchestra. Director Sakashita Yuichiro m...


  • 映画 日本刀~刀剣の世界~

    Nihonto The Movie (2016)

    Directed by: OUCHI Tatsuo    Casts: GASSAN Sadatoshi, HONAMI Koshu

    A documentary revealing episodes of famous swords and the high-ranking samurai or swordsmen who bore them while shining a spotlight on the techniques of master sword smiths and sword polishers who carry on the skill in the present day. This is the di...


  • ポッピンQ

    POP IN Q (2016)

    Directed by: MIYAHARA Naoki    Casts: SETO Asami, IZAWA Shiori, TANEZAKI Atsumi

    Young girls stand up to face a global crisis in this fantasy anime commemorating the sixteenth anniversary of Toei Animation. Miyahara Naoki, who has worked on the "Pretty Cure" series among others, directs. Third year middle-schooler, Isumi (voice...


  • 時代劇は死なず ちゃんばら美学考

    Chambara:The Art of Japanese Swordplay (2015)

    Directed by: NAKAJIMA Sadao    Casts: NAKAJIMA Sadao, YAMAMOTO Chihiro, KUMURA Shogo

    Focusing on the historical transition of period films, this documentary closely examines the appeal and essence of period films produced in Kyoto. Through interviews with film industry professionals, the distinctly Japanese views of life and death po...


  • レッドタートル ある島の物語

    THE RED TURTLE (2016)

    Directed by: Michael DUDOK DE WIT    Casts:

    THE RED TURTLE is the first animated feature film coproduced by Studio Ghibli with an overseas studio. Michael Dudok de Wit, whose FATHER AND DAUGHTER won the Best Animated Short Film at the 73rd Academy Awards, directs this tale depicting the life ...


  • 貌斬り KAOKIRI~戯曲「スタニスフラスキー探偵団」より

    KAOKIRI: Defaced Actor - Method Acting on the Cutting Edge (2015)

    Directed by: HOSONO Tatsuoki    Casts: KUSANO Kota, YAMADA Kinuo, SATO Miyuki

    Hosono Tatsuoki of Shabu Gokudo directs this ambitious film about the cutting of Hasegawa Kazuo's face, a major scandal in Japanese film history. The film uses multiple layers that bring together film, theater and reality. The year is 1937. Japan i...


  • 風に濡れた女

    Wet Woman in the Wind (2016)

    Directed by: SHIOTA Akihiko    Casts: MAMIYA Yuki, NAGAOKA Tasuku, TEI Ryushin

    A romantic drama wittily depicting a man and a woman who go through life obeying their instincts. DORORO director Shiota Akihiko helms this film commemorating the forty-fifth anniversary of Nikkatsu Roman Porno. It won a Junior Jury Award at the 69th...


  • この世界の片隅に

    In This Corner of the World (2016)

    Directed by: KATABUCHI Sunao    Casts: Non, HOSOYA Yoshimasa, OMI Minori

    Mai Mai Miracle director, Katabuchi Sunao, adapts Kouno Fumiyo's comic to an animated feature film. It depicts a young girl who married into a family in Hiroshima during the war resolutely living amid the escalating intensity of wartime destruction. ...


  • 裏切りの街

    The City of Betrayal (2016)

    Directed by: MIURA Daisuke    Casts: IKEMATSU Sosuke, TERAJIMA Shinobu, HIRATA Mitsuru

    Playwright and theater director Miura Daisuke, who has also earned acclaim as a film director for Ai no uzu and Someone, adapts his own play as a film drama. Sugawara Yuichi (Ikematsu Sosuke) is a job-hopping slacker who freeloads off his live-in gi...


  • 刀 ~温故創新~ 4K Katana Project

    Katana –Respecting tradition, creating something new- (2016)

    Directed by: SATO Toshihiro    Casts: YOSHIHARA Yoshikazu, YOSHIHARA Yoshindo, NAKAJIMA Yoshio

    Documentary shot in 4K resolution that follows the creation of a Japanese sword from start to finish. Japanese swords are mesmerizing works of art, and this documentary shows the master sword maker, sword polisher, and sword mount craftsman as they b...



    SUSHI POLICE (2016)

    Directed by: MOMEN Tatsushi    Casts: YAMASHITA Akira, ifMasaka, OKAMOTO Hiromitsu

    3DCG animation inspired by foreign media bashing of the Japanese government in the "Sushi Police Incident." This feature film version compiles the 13-episode TV series. An unprecedented sushi boom sweeps the globe as the 2020 Tokyo Olympics approach...


  • 抱く{HUG}

    A Lullaby Under the Nuclear Sky (2014)

    Directed by: KANA Tomoko    Casts:

    Personal documentary from director Kana Tomoko, who has covered environmental issues and people suffering misfortune in films like Beautiful Islands. This film documents the pregnancy she discovered immediately after the March 11, 2011 earthquake and...


  • 変態だ

    HENTAIDA (I Am a Pervert) (2016)

    Directed by: ANZAI Hajime    Casts: MAENO Kenta, TSUKIFUNE Sarara, SHIRAISHI Marina

    "Rock'n porn" coming-of-age movie about an average guy without any particular talent who works as a musician. Directorial debut from art director Anzai Hajime, who adapts Miura Jun's short story. A guy (Maeno Kenta) spends an extra year studying for...


  • 星くず兄弟の新たな伝説


    Directed by: TEZKA Macoto    Casts: MIURA Ryosuke, TAKEDA Kohei, ARAKAWA Chika

    A drama remaking the 80s cult-classic musical film, Legend of the Stardust Brothers, with a brand new story. Tezka Macoto, director of the original, also assumes the director's chair for this film. In the near future, Tokyo is a cyber-metropolis whe...


  • 俺たち文化系プロレスDDT

    DDT: Dramatic Dream Team!! -We are Japanese Wrestlers!- (2016)

    Directed by: Muscle SAKAI, MATSUE Tetsuaki    Casts: OHKA Ken, HARASHIMA, DANSHOKU DIENO

    Documentary about the DTT professional wrestling federation that advocates "cultural pro wrestling." Directed by wrestler Muscle Sakai of Gekijoban Proresu Kyanonboru 2014 and Matsue Tetsuaki of Flashback Memories 3D. Fall 2015. Matches are held bet...


  • プールサイドマン

    POOLSIDEMAN (2016)

    Directed by: WATANABE Hirobumi    Casts: IMAMURA Gaku, WATANABE Hirobumi, HIRAYAMA Misao

    Drama about an incident precipitated by a swimming pool lifeguard, set in a small suburban town. Brothers Watanabe Hirobumi and Yuji, who have had two films selected for the Tokyo International Film Festival including And the Mud Ship Sails Away, exp...


  • ハローグッバイ

    Hello, Goodbye (2016)

    Directed by: KIKUCHI Takeo    Casts: HAGIWARA Minori, KUBOTA Sayu, MOTAI Masako

    Director, Kikuchi Takeo, whose feature-length debut film Dear Deer officially screened at the 39th Montreal World Film Festival, conscientiously depicts the wavering of delicate, pubescent hearts in this story of two high school girls' maturation. H...


  • 太陽を掴め

    Grab the Sun (2016)

    Directed by: NAKAMURA Yutaro    Casts: YOSHIMURA Kaito, ASAKA Kodai, KISHII Yukino

    With music as its theme, this ensemble film depicts the everyday life of young people living in a metropolis. At the helm is Nakamura Yutaro, who directed King of Fools and ANKOMAN. Yat (Yoshimura Kaito), a musician, is taking in the audience's che...


  • 退屈な日々にさようならを

    Same Old, Same Old (2016)

    Directed by: IMAIZUMI Rikiya    Casts: UCHIBORI Taro, MATSUMOTO Marika, YAHAGI Masaru

    Ensemble drama that explores the meaning of death through religion, romance and three film directors and the people in their lives. Directed by Imaizumi Rikiya of Sad Tea. Film director Kajiwara (Yahagi Masaru) does music videos to make ends meet bu...


  • 島々清しゃ

    Sound of Waves (2016)

    Directed by: SHINDO Kaze    Casts: ITO Aoi, ANDO Sakura, KINJO Minoru

    A drama set in the Kerama archipelago of Okinawa which depicts a female violinist who has arrived from Tokyo and a local girl relating to one another through music. In the director's chair is Shindo Kaze of LOVE/JUICE. Because of her excellent heari...


  • At the terrace テラスにて

    At the terrace (2016)

    Directed by: YAMAUCHI Kenji    Casts: ISHIBASHI Kei, HIRAIWA Kami, FURUYA Ryuta

    Director Yamauchi Kenji adapts his play "Trois Groteques" for film. At a party held at a fancy mansion, masks and social niceties fall away to reveal desire and jealousy. Official selection at the 29th Tokyo International Film Festival in the Japanes...


  • 雪女

    Snow Woman (2016)

    Directed by: SUGINO Kiki    Casts: SUGINO Kiki, AOKI Munetaka, YAMAGUCHI Mayu

    This drama introduces a fresh interpretation of "Yuki Onna", an episode from Lafcadio Hearn's collection of Japanese ghost stories, "Kwaidan". Sugino Kiki, director of Kyoto Elegy, also directs and stars in this film which has been selected to compet...


  • 闇金ドッグス3

    Yamikin dogs 3 (2016)

    Directed by: TSUCHIYA Tetsuhiko    Casts: AOKI Tsunenori, MEGUMI, TOMITE Ami

    Third film in the "Yamiki Dogs" series about the lives of people in the under world, set in the black market steeped in greed and desire. Directed by Tsuchiya Tetsuhiko, who also helmed the previous two films in the series. Former male cabaret host ...


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