About JFDB Currently featuring the official details of more than 5000 Japanese films in both English and Japanese

My Hero Academia: The Movie

My Hero Academia: The Movie (2018)

Director:
Cast: YAMASHITA Daiki, MIYAKE Kenta, OKAMOTO Nobuhiko

The television anime series based on Horikoshi Kohei's hero manga moves to the big screen. Set in a world where 80 percent of the population are "abnormals" possessing paranormal abilities, the story depicts the maturation of a young boy born "normal...

Release Date: Aug, 3rd, 2018

Lenses on Her Heart

Lenses on Her Heart (2018)

Director: INUDO Kazutoshi
Cast: KANAI Hiroto, IKEWAKI Chizuru, FURUHATA Seika

Film adaptation of author Morisawa Akio's same-named novel featuring newcomer Kanai Hiroto and the versatile actress Ikewaki Chizuru from The Light Shines Only There in the lead. Warmly depicts people doing their best in the face of losing someone wh...

Release Date: Sep, 15th, 2018

Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? - Arrow of the Orion –

Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? - Arrow of the Orion – (2019)

Director: SAKURABI Katsushi
Cast: MATSUOKA Yoshitsugu, MINASE Inori, SAKAMOTO Maaya

The labyrinth city "Orario" is a massive city with a huge underground maze called the "Dungeon" beneath it. In this world, gods and men live side by side, and this is where young Bell Cranel met a goddess. Now he's become the servant of his goddess,...

Release Date: Feb, 15th, 2019

My Teacher, My Love

My Teacher, My Love (2018)

Director: TSUKIKAWA Sho
Cast: TAKEUCHI Ryoma, HAMABE Minami, SATO Taiki

Live-action adaptation of the same-named comic by Kouda Momoko, who is also known for No Longer Heroine. A high school girl falls for her good-looking but complicated substitute teacher and goes all out to win his heart. Reunites LET ME EAT YOUR PANC...

Release Date: Aug, 1st, 2018

Archimedes no taisen(tentative title)

Archimedes no taisen(tentative title) (2019)

Director: YAMAZAKI Takashi
Cast: SUDA Masaki, TACHI Hiroshi, HAMABE Minami

Release Date: Jul, 26th, 2019

50 First Kisses

50 First Kisses (2018)

Director: FUKUDA Yuichi
Cast: YAMADA Takayuki, NAGASAWA Masami

A romantic-comedy remaking the 2004 Hollywood film, 50 First Dates. At the helm is Fukuda Yuichi who directed Psychic Kusuo and other comedies. This is his first time undertaking a love story. Daisuke (Yamada Takayuki) works as a coordinator in Hawa...

Release Date: Jun, 1st, 2018

WHAT A WONDERFUL FAMILY! 3: MY WIFE, MY LIFE

WHAT A WONDERFUL FAMILY! 3: MY WIFE, MY LIFE (2018)

Director: YAMADA Yoji
Cast: HASHIZUME Isao, YOSHIYUKI Kazuko, TSUMABUKI Satoshi

Third film in the "What a Wonderful Family!" series from director Yamada Yoji. This paean to homemakers depicts a family's plunge into chaos when faced with an emergency situation. The Hirata family have a lively household with three generations liv...

Release Date: May, 25th, 2018

SAMURAI SHIFTERS

SAMURAI SHIFTERS (2019)

Director: INUDO Isshin
Cast: HOSHINO Gen, TAKAHASHI Issey, TAKAHATA Mitsuki

In the Edo period, it cost an absolute fortune for a lord to transfer from one fief to another, and if the shogunate reduced their stipend as well, numerous samurai had to be released from service and rendered masterless, making it a cruel fate for a...

Release Date: Aug, 30th, 2019

JFDB Archives

The Diary of a Sex Counsellor

The Diary of a Sex Counsellor (1968)

Director: YUGE Taro

Cast: FUNAKOSHI Eiji, MIZUKI Masako, ISHIGURO Saburo

While on a vacation, Dr. Negishi, is called upon to treat a young boy for a bad cut. He arranges for a blood transfusion but several months later notices that the child has contracted venereal disease, apparently from the transfusion. He rechecks the...

Release Date:Feb, 10th, 1968

The Rambler Under the Southern Cross

The Rambler Under the Southern Cross (1961)

Director: SAITO Buichi

Cast: KOBAYASHI Akira, SHISHIDO Joe, ASAOKA Ruriko

Shinji Taki saves Joji Matsumoto, a young businessman, from a group of gangsters who tried to rob him a document which is part of a map Nanjo, an archaeologist, asked him to deliver on his next trip to Thailand. Shinji takes a keen interest in the c...

Release Date:Jan, 3rd, 1961

BATTLE OF OKINAWA

BATTLE OF OKINAWA (1971)

Director: OKAMOTO Kihachi

Cast: KOBAYASHI Keiju, TANBA Tetsuro, NAKADAI Tatsuya

Release Date:Aug, 14th, 1971

Etajima, the Naval Academy

Etajima, the Naval Academy (1959)

Director: MURAYAMA Mitsuo

Cast: KOBAYASHI Katsuhiko, NANBU Shozo, MOMOYAMA Taro

The former Japanese Naval Academy was at Etajima, one of the many islands of the beautiful Inland Sea. Among the new cadets were Ishikawa and Murase. Murase's mother had remarried after his father's death and the impressionable boy hated his overbea...

Release Date:Sep, 6th, 1959