Directed by: Steven OKAZAKI Casts: KAGAWA Kyoko, TSUKASA Yoko, TSUCHIYA Yoshio
ocumentary about the life of the legendary actor Mifune Toshiro, who created Japans' Golden Era of cinema. Directed by Steven Okazaki, who won an Academy Award for Best Documentary (short subject) for Days of Waiting. Mifune starred in films includin...
Directed by: FUJIMURA Akiyo Casts: KUBO Haruka, OKADA Atsuya, NITORI Miki
Tale inspired by 'nakiya' professional mourners that were once part of funerals in Japan. Directed by the cutting-edge Fujimura Akiyo, who directed "The Air We Can't See" in the omnibus Ten Years Japan overseen by Kore-eda Kazuhiro. Yoshioka Eriko (...
Directed by: GOTSU Takao Casts: Momochi, UMEHARA Daigo, Chocoblanka
Documentary that goes behind the scenes to show the high-stakes competition as professional video-gamers go for victory. Intimately portrays the highs and lows for international gamers who are alternately seen as darlings of our era and social outcas...
Directed by: XING Fei Casts:
A documentary closely chronicling the process of running for the Shinjuku Ward Legislative Assembly by Lee Komaki, a man who worked over 20 years as a customer solicitor for restaurants and brothels in Shinjuku's red light district of Kabukicho. Lee...
Directed by: YAMASHIRO Chikako Casts: Natsuko, YAMAZAKI Akiko
Documentary by artist Yamashiro Chikako, who jumps between reality and fiction to trigger multifaceted interpretations from viewers through the use of allegories. Screened in the New Asian Currents section at the Yamagata International Documentary Fi...
Directed by: INOUE Minoru, KATAOKA Nozomi Casts: TAKAGI Ryutaro, NISHIGUCHI Seiji, HIGASHI Yoichi
Feature-length documentary by directors Kataoka Nozomi and Inoue Minoru of Kiraigo - Town Where Ogres and Buddha Live. Interweaves interviews and film excerpts to create a contemporary rendition of the filmmaking methods of Takagi Ryutaro, who produc...
Directed by: IKEDA Kazuma Casts: IZUMI Haru, Kentaro, SUZUKI Hirono
Original live-action film shot in 8K/HDR and co-produced by IMAGICA and ROBOT. Director Ikeda Kazuma has created many visual-media works including live action, CG and anime. It is a fall day. High school student Shunsuke (Kentaro) notices Risa (Izum...
Directed by: Gori Casts: Gori, SATO Hitomi, GUSHIKEN Azusa
Short comedy inspired by the "senkotsu" ceremony that involves washing the bones of the deceased. Family members who have lost touch with each other reconnect after coming face-to-face with their true selves. Directed by Gori, the TV personality and ...
Directed by: SUZUKI Ben Casts: Charlotte Kate Fox, HINOI Asuka, EMOTO Akira
Work from a short-film project that aims to share the appeal of Yokohama with the world. Directed by Suzuki Ben, who became the first Japanese director to win the Grand Prix at the Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia in 2008 with A Day in the Life of B...
Directed by: SATO Yoshinori Casts: NISHIYAMA Ryo, NISHIYAMA Yukihiro, ARAKAWA Taijiro
Drama about the conversations between a mother whose daughter is murdered and the perpetrator of the crime. Helmed by TV director Sato Yoshinori, who also directed BAD CHILD. Harumi (Nishiyama Ryo) is a 43-year-old business woman. Her daughter Michi...
Directed by: HOKIMOTO Sora Casts: YAMAMOTO Keisuke, IWATA Ryuto, AKATSUKA Minako
Feature film debut by groundbreaking newcomer Hokimoto Sora, who has worked as assistant director on films directed by Yamamoto Masashi, Hashiguchi Ryosuke and Zeze Takahisa. Aoyama Shinji of EUREKA serves as producer on a feature film for the first ...
Directed by: YAMADA Yuki Casts: YAMAZAKI Satoshi, INABA Natsuki, TANAKA Masahiko
Animation produced through Anime Tamago 2016, the Agency for Cultural Affairs' Young Animator Training Project. Produced by Buemon, which was involved in "GRANBLUE FANTASY The Animation." A girl (voice: Inaba Natsuki) temporarily relocates from the ...
Directed by: YOSHIMURA Fumihiro Casts: AKANEYA Himika, KAKO Rion, OTAKE Hiroshi
Animation produced through Anime Tamago 2016, the Agency for Cultural Affairs' Young Animator Training Project. Produced by Tezuka Productions, the studio behind Gusko budori no denki. The temple where Aiko (voice: Akaneya Himika) lives has a strang...
Directed by: KOBAYASHI Kentaro Casts: SHIMIZU Hazuki, ITAKURA Mitsutaka, MIZUNO Risa
Animation produced through Anime Tamago 2016, the Agency for Cultural Affairs' Young Animator Training Project. Produced by Signal.MD, the studio behind Napping Princess. Third-grader Himeno (voice: Shimizu Hazuki) moves into a big house in the coun...
Directed by: YAMAMURA Koji Casts:
Short animation by animation artist Yamamura Koji, whose film Mt. Head was nominated for Best Animated Short Film at the 75th Academy Awards. Recreates surrealistic ballet images as animation with text from French composer Erik Satie's essays and mus...
Directed by: YAMAMURA Koji Casts:
Short animation by animation artist Yamamura Koji, whose film Mt. Head was nominated for Best Animated Short Film at the 75th Academy Awards. Produced with "twenty" as the concept to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Toronto Reel Asia Internat...
Directed by: YAMAMURA Koji Casts:
Short animation by animation artist Yamamura Koji, whose film Mt. Head was nominated for Best Animated Short Film at the 75th Academy Awards. Depicts the habitat of monsters using movements and simple phrases like "the taste of tears" and "tamed wil...
Directed by: KATASHIMA Ikki Casts: ARIMORI Narimi, MUTO Shohei, EGUCHI Noriko
Ambitious 245-minute work inspired by the "dog bridegroom" folk legend. Directed by Katashima Ikki, whose film Pure Asia was screened at overseas festivals. One day elementary school teacher Azusa (Arimori Narimi) hears a heavenly voice that tells h...
Directed by: OSAKA Yoshiro Casts: WU Xinti, Jai West, YANAGITANI Kazunari
Second film in My little guidebook, which emerged from a short film production project with works set in Tokachi, Hokkaido. Wu Xinti (Wu Xinti), who works on new projects at a travel agency, went to Tokachi two winters ago and decides to avail herse...
Directed by: TSUKUDA Hisanori Casts: OSU Mizuho, MIZUNO Natsuko, TAGUCHI Saori
Short film helmed by Tsukuda Hisanori, whose film Humming was produced in 48 hours and received international acclaim with screenings including the 69th Cannes International Film Festival. Actress Osu Mizuho plays eight roles, handling all of the fil...
Directed by: HORIUCHI Hiroshi Casts: SATO Ryuji, SATO Hisanori, AKAZAWA Tomoru
A youth film realistically depicting the emotions of young people who steadily grow restless. Horiuchi Hiroshi of Enishi the Bride of Izumo directs. Unhappy with the boring harbor town in which he lives, older brother Shinji (Sato Ryuji) defrauds wo...
Directed by: KATAJIMA Shozo Casts: YOSHIOKA Riho
Drama that shows what happens behind the scenes in the wedding industry. Directorial debut for Katajima Shozo, who served as assistant director on films including Water Boys and Lady Maiko. Aikawa Aiko (Yoshioka Riho) is a rookie wedding planner who...
Directed by: OMORI Seiji Casts: IHARA Tsuyoshi, TANAKA Misato
A drama depicting the story of a family who have moved to the countryside. At the helm is Omori Seiji who has directed many television dramas. The Kimiharas are a family of five who live in Shinjuku, Tokyo. Their father, Shinsuke (Ihara Tsuyoshi) is...
Directed by: SAKAMOTO Koichi Casts: IIJIMA Hiroki, NISHIME Shun, SETO Toshiki
Feature film kicking off the "Masked Rider Heisei Generations" series on the heels of the "Movie Taisen" series. Five Masked Riders form a dream team and confront a crisis threatening humanity. An invasion by a mysterious viral videogame lifeform ca...
Directed by: Sotho Kulikar Casts: KATO Masaya, Chumvan Sodhachivy, SHIGEMATSU Osamu
The Asian Three-Fold Mirror project brings together three globally acclaimed directors from Asia to co-create omnibus films with a common theme "Living Together in Asia." After her directorial debut film The Last Reel, Sotho Kulikar has chosen this ...
Casts & Staffs
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- Gustavo SOTO
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- Luis MAMANI
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- UEHARA Shinichi
- Guillermo RUIZ
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- SUNAHARA Yukiko
- SUENAGA Tomoya
- TAKANO Yasuo
- OCHI Sadao
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- KITAGAWA Eriko
- SHIZUYA Isao
- IZUMI Yoshihiro
- YAMAZAKI Takaaki
- MONSTER ULTRA
- MARUTA Jungo
- TSUJI Shigehito
- IRIE Koji
- TAKAGI Nobuko
- OOGO Suzuka
- NISHIGUCHI Noriko
- YASUDA Fumio
- KOSHIMIZU Yasuhiro
- OTANI Tetsuo
- HAYASHI Yumika
- TWIN TAIL
- MAMEOKA Ryosuke
- MORITA Masanori
- SUZUKI Aya
- NAKAMURA Tatsuya
- KOBAYASHI Takiji
- HASHIMOTO Tsukuru
- HIRASAWA Tatsuro
- YOSHIDA Kazumasa
- Jun Ichikawa Office
- SHIGINO Akira
- IRIE Kiwa
- KOSUGE Masao
- KAGAWA Masahito
- KUSAKARI Mayuu
- YU Jin-Seon
- KATABUCHI Sunao
- MIYAMURA Toshimasa
- NITTA Jiro
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