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Tribe Called Discord: Documentary of GEZAN

Tribe Called Discord: Documentary of GEZAN (2019)

Director
KANDANI Ryosuke
Cast
GEZAN, KANDANI Ryosuke

First-ever documentary film about the youth band GEZAN, a major force in the underground music scene. Since forming in 2009, this high-octane band has put together outdoor festivals and recording labels, and they crowdfunded their way to a tour and r...

Release Date
Jun, 21st, 2019
KING OF PRISM ALL STARS PRISMSHOW BEST10

KING OF PRISM ALL STARS PRISMSHOW BEST10 (2020)

Director
Cast
TERASHIMA Junta, SAITO Soma, HATANAKA Tasuku

An animated film recomposing the 10 best Prism Shows (an entertainment show that mixes figure skating, song, dance and heart-stopping prism jumps) chosen by fans from the 29 songs of the theatrical "King of Prism" series which has attracted over 1.1 ...

Release Date
Jan, 10th, 2020
The Flowers of Evil

The Flowers of Evil (2019)

Director
IGUCHI Noboru
Cast
ITO Kentaro, TAMASHIRO Tina, AKITA Shiori

Iguchi Noboru, the prolific creator of The Machine Girl and other cult and fantastic films, was charmed by Oshimi Shuzo's comic of the same name and personally endeavored to achieve this live-action, startling teen film. Kasuga Takao (Ito Kentaro), ...

Release Date
Sep, 27th, 2019
My Girlfriend is a Serial Killer

My Girlfriend is a Serial Killer (2019)

Director
ASAKURA Kayoko
Cast
SUGINO Yosuke, FUKUHARA Haruka

Film adaptation of the splatter romantic comedy manga "Ana Satsujin." Asakura Kayoko, who has helmed splatter horror films including It's a Beautiful Day and The Idols and the Undead, depicts love at its most extreme. Kurosu (Sugino Yosuke) despairs...

Release Date
Nov, 29th, 2019
His Bad Blood

His Bad Blood (2019)

Director
OYAMA Koichiro
Cast
WATANABE Ikkei, TOYAMA Yu, ENOMOTO Sakura

Drama marking the feature film debut for Oyama Koichiro, who has worked as assistant director for Nakata Hideo and Wakamatsu Setsuro. Shot entirely in Nagano Prefecture's Iida City. Screened at the 23rd Fantasia International Film Festival. Raised b...

Release Date
Apr, 17th, 2020
Ninkyo Gakuen

Ninkyo Gakuen (2019)

Director
KIMURA Hisashi
Cast
NISHIJIMA Hidetoshi, NISHIDA Toshiyuki

Film adaptation of Konno Bin's popular novelized series "Ninkyo" about the hardships experienced by do-gooder yakuza. Helmed by TV drama-veteran Kimura Hisashi, who counts Miike Takashi and Tsutsumi Yukihiko as mentors. The Akimoto-gumi yakuza take...

Release Date
Sep, 27th, 2019
Rise of the Machine Girls

Rise of the Machine Girls (2019)

Director
KOBAYASHI Yuki
Cast
TSUKIMIYA Himena, HANAKAGE Kanon, SAKAGUCHI Taku (TAK∴)

Up-and-coming director Kobayashi Yuki directs this shocking reboot of The Machine Girl by Iguchi Noboru who enjoys a cult following even in North America. Chiba Yoshinori and Nishimura Yoshihiro, who produced Kobayashi's commercial debut film Death R...

Release Date
Nov, 22nd, 2019
THE CONFIDENCE MAN JP -The Movie-

THE CONFIDENCE MAN JP -The Movie- (2019)

Director
TANAKA Akira
Cast
NAGASAWA Masami, HIGASHIDE Masahiro, KOTE Shinya

Kosawa Ryota pens the original story for this feature film adaptation of the hit TV drama replete with dizzying plot twists. Con artists Dako (Nagasawa Masami), Boku-chan (Higashide Masahiro), Richard (Kohinata Fumiyo) and Igarashi (Kote Shinya) are...

Release Date
May, 17th, 2019

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Blossoms of Love

Blossoms of Love (1960)

Director
TAKIZAWA Eisuke
Cast
ISHIHARA Yujiro, ASHIKAWA Izumi, NAKAHARA Sanae

Tosuke, a commercial artist, assists an old man named Genjuro when he falls and breaks his leg. This leads to Tosuke meeting Keiko, the old man's daughter who is jealously guarded like a tender flower as a result of her mother Ikuko having run away w...

Release Date
Apr, 2nd, 1960
Gate of Flesh

Gate of Flesh (1964)

Director
SUZUKI Seijun
Cast
SHISHIDO Joe, WADA Koji, NOGAWA Yumiko

From the ashes left by the war, rose an army of prostitutes and black marketers, forming themselves into groups for self-preservation, and living by their own code. Into one of these groups of joy girls comes Shintaro, who eventually begins to rule ...

Release Date
May, 31st, 1964
KINGKONG ESCAPES

KINGKONG ESCAPES (1967)

Director
HONDA Ishiro
Cast
TAKARADA Akira, Rhodes REASON, HAMA Mie

Release Date
Jul, 22nd, 1967
Sekaidaisenso

Sekaidaisenso (1961)

Director
MATSUBAYASHI Shue
Cast
Frankie SAKAI, TAKARADA Akira, HOSHI Yuriko

Release Date
Oct, 8th, 1961