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BREAK OF DAWN

BREAK OF DAWN (2022)

Director
KUROKAWA Tomoyuki
Cast
SUGISAKI Hana, YUKI Aoi

Summer of 2049. Yuma is a kid who loves everything about space and astronomy. He stumbles across an intelligent being from outer space which talks to him by taking over the body of Nanako, Yuma's home-use AI robot, revealing that it's an extraterrest...

Release Date
Oct, 21st, 2022
IT’S IN THE WOODS

IT’S IN THE WOODS (2022)

Director
NAKATA Hideo
Cast
AIBA Masaki, MATSUMOTO Honoka, EGUCHI Noriko

38-year-old Junichi Tanaka (Masaki AIBA) runs a farming business by himself in a rural town at the foot of the mountains, when one day, he ends up having to take care of his ten-year-old son Kazuya, who had been living with his mother after Junichi's...

Release Date
Sep, 30th, 2022
Soul At Twenty

Soul At Twenty (2022)

Director
AKIYAMA Jun
Cast
KAMIO Fuju, SATO Koichi

Taigi Asano (Fuju Kamio), a member of the brass band club of Funabashi Municipal High School. His part, trombone. As a cheerful, kind and passionate young male, Taigi always uplifted the hearts of those around him. Along with his reliable club mates ...

Release Date
May, 27th, 2022
xxxHOLiC

xxxHOLiC (2022)

Director
NINAGAWA Mika
Cast
KAMIKI Ryunosuke, SHIBASAKI Ko, MATSUMURA Hokuto

I can make any wish come true. But you must pay the price ————— This is a "Shop" where you can make any wish that lurks in your heart come true. Now, what is your wish? A high school student named Watanuki has a psychic constitution that makes him...

Release Date
Apr, 29th, 2022
HAVE SEX WITH ME, I'LL MAKE YOU AN ARTIST!

HAVE SEX WITH ME, I'LL MAKE YOU AN ARTIST! (2022)

Director
MORIOKA Toshiyuki
Cast
AOYAMA Yasuna, NISHINOIRI Ruka

Kaho dreams to become a manga artist so she submits her works to her favorite monthly magazine. One day, Kaho receives a call from the editor and shocking words are thrown at her: "I will make you big if you sleeps with me". A year later, after gra...

Release Date
Sep, 2nd, 2022
WITH LOVE FROM KOSHU HIGHWAY

WITH LOVE FROM KOSHU HIGHWAY (2022)

Director
IMAOKA Shinji
Cast
ARISATO Marina, ENDO Fumiya, WADA Hitomi

Ririko, a struggling musician, whose band broke up after quarreling with the members. Ririko's friend, Manami, a sentimental girl, who was just dumped by her boyfriend. Taichi is a former musician and a part-timer and his girlfriend, Rumi, is a mas...

Release Date
Aug, 5th, 2022
Kids Konference

Kids Konference (2022)

Director
GODA Tomo
Cast

Hilarious but profound documentary, filmed at a nursery school where children enjoy "conferences" throughout a year. "Why were you born?" "How can we avoid fighting?" "Who made the universe?" The strange ideas and straightforward words that the c...

Release Date
Jul, 22nd, 2022
RAGEAHOLIC

RAGEAHOLIC (2022)

Director
TAKAHASHI Yoshiki
Cast
KAWASE Yohta, KOBAYASHI Ryuju, SAIKI Aya

Middle-aged detective Fukama has a bad habit of going violent when enraged. Although this quirk served his unorthodox approach to cleaning up the streets, repeated scandals - and even a death - have led to his being reprimanded and sent overseas for ...

Release Date
Aug, 26th, 2022

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Kessen nankai no daikaiju

Kessen nankai no daikaiju (1970)

Director
HONDA Ishiro
Cast
KUBO Akira, TAKAHASHI Atsuko, KOBAYASHI Yukiko

Release Date
Aug, 1st, 1970
Hey, Pineapple!

Hey, Pineapple! (1959)

Director
UCHIKAWA Seiichiro
Cast
SUGIURA Naoki, KOSAKA Kazuya, BAN Junzaburo

This is the film version of a war novel by Robert N. Hongo, a Hawaiian Nisei, based on his experiences during the Korean War which was best-seller in Hawaii, and was widely discussed when Shochiku finally obtained the film rights in severe competitio...

Release Date
Dec, 27th, 1959
Zatoichi's Cane-Sword

Zatoichi's Cane-Sword (1967)

Director
YASUDA Kimiyoshi
Cast
KATSU Shintaro, FUJIMURA Shiho, TONO Eijiro

Zatoichi looks like an ordinary blind masseur but he is really one of Japan's most adept swordsmen. He carries his sword disguised as an ordinary cane and it has become as dear to him as his right arm. Now, however, he learns that his sword is old, ...

Release Date
Jan, 3rd, 1967
Secret Zone of Tokyo

Secret Zone of Tokyo (1971)

Director
IDA Motomu
Cast
OKAZAKI Jiro, GO Eiji, KUWAHARA Yukiko

Saburo (Eiji Go), a brawny dandy fresh from the country meets Yoko (Sachiko Kuwabara) knew on a train, and finds her a job in a mani- kin club, run by a woman named Utako (Yaeko Wakamizu) and where he works as a driver. The joy of reunion, however, ...

Release Date
Feb, 6th, 1971