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GARO -UNDER THE MOONBOW-

GARO -UNDER THE MOONBOW- (2019)

Director
AMEMIYA Keita
Cast
NAKAYAMA Masei, ISHIBASHI Natsumi, MIZUISHI Atomu

Saejima Raiga, the lead character of the 'Garo: Makai no Hana' series which aired on television in 2014, is the focus of this new story for the big screen. Series creator Amemiya Keita serves as writer of the original story, screenwriter, and directo...

Release Date
Oct, 4th, 2019
THE MEMORY ERASER

THE MEMORY ERASER (2020)

Director
HIRAKAWA Yuichiro
Cast
YAMADA Ryosuke, YOSHINE Kyoko, RENBUTSU Misako

Romance dealing with memory based on the same-named novel by Origami Kyoya. Directed by Hirakawa Yuichiro of Until the Break of Dawn and Erased. University student Ryoichi (Yamada Ryosuke) proposes to his girlfriend Kyoko (Renbutsu Misako), but the...

Release Date
Jan, 17th, 2020
One Night

One Night (2019)

Director
SHIRAISHI Kazuya
Cast
SATOH Takeru, SUZUKI Ryohei, MATSUOKA Mayu

Feature-film adaptation of the best-known work from the theatre group KAKUTA headed by playwright Kuwabara Yuko, reuniting The Devil's Path scriptwriter Takahashi Izumi with The Blood of Wolves and Sea of Revival director Shiraishi Kazuya. Brings tog...

Release Date
Nov, 8th, 2019
Her Blue Sky

Her Blue Sky (2019)

Director
NAGAI Tatsuyuki
Cast
YOSHIZAWA Ryo, YOSHIOKA Riho, WAKAYAMA Shion

An original feature-length animation assembling the production staff and director, Nagai Tatsuyuki, of Anohana and The Anthem of the Heart. 17-year-old Aoi (voice: Wakayama Shion) and her older sister Akane (voice: Yoshioka Riho) have lived alone to...

Release Date
Oct, 11th, 2019
Don't Cry, Mr.Ogre

Don't Cry, Mr.Ogre (2019)

Director
KANESHIGE Atsushi
Cast
TSUTSUMI Shinichi, YAGIRA Yuya, KAWAEI Rina

Tsutsumi Shinichi stars in this adaptation of the similarly titled novella by Shigematsu Kiyoshi who has had many of his writings adapted to film. At the helm is the director of Kiseki: Sobito of That Day, Kaneshige Atsushi, who served as assistant d...

Release Date
Jun, 14th, 2019
Words Bubble Up Like Soda Pop

Words Bubble Up Like Soda Pop (2020)

Director
ISHIGURO Kyohei
Cast
ICHIKAWA Somegoro, SUGISAKI Hana

This is an original animated theatrical movie commemorating the 10th anniversary of Flying Dog which is known for anime productions such as "Arpeggio of Blue Steel -Ars Nova-". The director is Ishiguro Kyohei of "Your Lie in April" and Sato Dai who w...

Release Date
May, 15th, 2020
Love Me, Love Me Not. (Feature)

Love Me, Love Me Not. (Feature) (2020)

Director
MIKI Takahiro
Cast
HAMABE Minami, KITAMURA Takumi, FUKUMOTO Riko

Yuna, a wide-eyed dreamer who is nervous about romance, Akari, who, typical of the modern generation, approaches romance realistically, Rio, who is Akari'syounger brother and is popular with girls, and Kazuomi, a "good guy" who is Yuna'schildhood fri...

Release Date
Aug, 14th, 2020
Sea of Revival

Sea of Revival (2019)

Director
SHIRAISHI Kazuya
Cast
KATORI Shingo, TSUNEMATSU Yuri, NISHIDA Naomi

An original film from director Shiraishi Kazuya who has continued to make films blending violence and insanity such as The Devil's Path and The Blood of Wolves among others. This shocking story scrutinizes the despair of a foolish man who has bumbled...

Release Date
Jun, 28th, 2019

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A Pearl in the Waves

A Pearl in the Waves (1961)

Director
YAGI Mitsuo
Cast
IWASHITA Shima, TSUGAWA Masahiko, TAKAMINE Mieko

Chiaki is in love with Ryuichi, but to help her family decides to marry lkejiri. The marriage is not a success. When lkejiri's embezzlement of school money is discovered, he sends Chiaki to Hokkaido to borrow it from her real mother, Minako. Ryuich...

Release Date
Jun, 30th, 1961
Super Giant part 6

Super Giant part 6 (1958)

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
Jan, 3rd, 1958
Return of the Samurai

Return of the Samurai (1963)

Director
UCHIKAWA Seiichiro
Cast
KUWANO Miyuki, SONOI Keisuke, KATO Daisuke

Lord Mitsuhide sends Hayato, a spy, into the backwoods of Ochinogo to see if there is gold in the territory as rumored. Hayato was born in this area but was thrown into a river and given up for dead when still a baby. He conceals this fact during his...

Release Date
May, 15th, 1963
Kozureokami Sanzu no kawa no ubaguruma

Kozureokami Sanzu no kawa no ubaguruma (1972)

Director
MISUMI Kenji
Cast
WAKAYAMA Tomisaburo, MATSUO Kayo, OKI Minoru

Release Date
Apr, 22nd, 1972