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I WAS A SECRET BITCH

I WAS A SECRET BITCH (2019)

Director
MIKI Koichiro
Cast
SAKUMA Yui, MURAKAMI Nijiro, OHGO Suzuka

Arai Piroyo's identically titled comic based on personal experiences is adapted to film by writer and director Miki Koichiro. The story depicts the tribulations and maturing of the heroine who indulges in "social approval" through flattery she receiv...

Release Date
Dec, 6th, 2019
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
Goblin Slayer : GOBLIN'S CROWN

Goblin Slayer : GOBLIN'S CROWN (2020)

Director
OZAKI Takaharu
Cast
UMEHARA Yuichiro

Based on the dark fantasy novel released online by Kagyu Kumo, this is a theatrically released new story of the animated television series. Ozaki Takaharu of "Girls' Last Tour" resumes his role as director from the TV series, and Kurata Hideyuki of M...

Release Date
Feb, 1st, 2020
SOMETHING

SOMETHING (2018)

Director
SHIBATA Keisuke
Cast
OGAWA An, TAKAHASHI Yusuke

Coming-of-age drama helmed by Shibata Keisuke, who garnered numerous honors at domestic film festivals for his short film Hitomazu Susume. Set in a provincial seaside town, the film depicts the halcyon days of an overseas exchange student girl and hi...

Release Date
Jun, 22nd, 2019
Stare

Stare (2019)

Director
ADACHI Hirotaka
Cast
IITOYO Marie, INABA Yu, OSHINARI Shugo

Feature film debut for Adachi Hirotaka, aka popular author Otsuichi whose numerous novels have been adapted for film. This original story depicts the terror of 'Shirai-san,' the horror character created by Adachi in the vein of J-horror films like Ri...

Release Date
Jan, 10th, 2020
Bloody Chainsaw Girl Returns: Revenge of Nero

Bloody Chainsaw Girl Returns: Revenge of Nero (2019)

Director
YAMAGUCHI Hiroki
Cast
ASAKAWA Nana, Ano, MAMORU Asana

Part One in the two-part reboot films of the 2016 splatter film, featuring a new cast. A delinquent schoolgirl wields a chainsaw in her battle against cyborgs. Yamaguchi Hiroki from the original production returns as director. Uguisu School student ...

Release Date
Feb, 22nd, 2019
Last Ninja - Blue Shadow

Last Ninja - Blue Shadow (2019)

Director
YAMAGUCHI Yoshitaka
Cast
Kanichiro, YUKI Kosei

The second of a two-part ninja action series depicting the elaborate espionage campaign occurring behind the scenes of the 'Toba-Fushimi Battle'. Serving as action director is actor Sakaguchi Taku, who has performed action director duties on many fil...

Release Date
Nov, 15th, 2019
THE STORMY FAMILY

THE STORMY FAMILY (2019)

Director
ICHII Masahide
Cast
KUSANAGI Tsuyoshi, MEGUMI, NAKAMURA Tomoya

Blindly In Love director Ichii Masahide tackles a family film from a 12-year-long developed original script intimated from his emotions toward his parents. The elderly husband and wife of the Suzuki family went missing after robbing 20 million yen f...

Release Date
Sep, 6th, 2019

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Spook Warfare

Spook Warfare (1968)

Director
YASUDA Kimiyoshi
Cast
AOYAMA Yoshihiko, KAWASAKI Akane, OKAWA Osamu

In the eighteenth century the governor of lzu is out fishing with his daughter (Akane Kawasaki) when there is a sudden storm out of which materializes the monster Daimon. This creature once ruled over ancient Babylon and has now awakened from its sl...

Release Date
Dec, 14th, 1968
The Rusted Chain

The Rusted Chain (1960)

Director
SAITO Buichi
Cast
AKAGI Keiichiro, SASAMORI Reiko, KODAKA Yuji

Kenichi Nagaoka, an intellectual type, and his brother Eiji, practical and active, have lost their father who died after Kenichi lost a 20-million-yen promissory note signed by the Nagaoka stevedoring company. A money-lender named Mizuhara who holds...

Release Date
Nov, 12th, 1960
The Long Nose

The Long Nose (1958)

Director
IMAMURA Sadao
Cast

This is the story of Indian elephants; a bull, the leader of a herd of twenty, a cow and a cub. The cub lives happily with its parents, and every morning they go to a river to bathe and return to their jungle for food. But all the leaves and twigs o...

Release Date
May, 14th, 1958
The Return of Majin

The Return of Majin (1966)

Director
MISUMI Kenji
Cast
HONGO Kojiro, FUJIMURA Shiho, MARUI Taro

A sequel to the spectacular "Majin", this film is about the return of the ancient god of war in the form of an immense image of a man in full armor. Here, the Golem-like creature takes sides during a medieval feud, losing its patience when its effigy...

Release Date
Aug, 13th, 1966