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  • KIOKUYA (Original Japanese title)

    KIOKUYA (Original Japanese title) (2020)

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

    University student Ryoichi's happy life is shattered when his older girlfriend Kyoko stops taking his calls the day after he proposes marriage to her. He sees her several days later, but to his dismay, she has no recollection at all of who he is. Ryo...

  • Shadowfall

    Shadowfall (2019)

    Director
    SHINOHARA Tetsuo
    Cast
    YAMAZAKI Masayoshi, ONO Machiko, KITAMURA Takumi

    Director Shinohara Tetsuo and star Yamazaki Masayoshi team up again the first time in 22 years since One More Time, One More Chance for this adaptation of the mystery novel Yokoyama Hideo who became known through Six Four. Makabe Shuichi (Yamazaki) ...

  • Thre 3 Sisters

    Thre 3 Sisters (2018)

    Director
    IGURO Hideaki
    Cast
    NAKAMURA Ayari, IKENAGA Aimi, TSUJIMURA Yurina

    Ensemble mystery starring Nakamura Ayari, Minami Niko, Tsujimura Yurina and Ikenaga Aimi, who do modeling, voice acting and TV performances. College freshman Mami (Nakamura) goes to a girls-only pajama party for non-athletic school club, but a bunch...

  • DOWNRANGE

    DOWNRANGE (2017)

    Director
    KITAMURA Ryuhei
    Cast
    Kelly Connaire, Stephanie Pearson, Rod Hernandez-Ferella

    Kitamura Ryuhei, the director of VERSUS, Midnight Meat Train and No One Lives, has created a new type of thriller film. Maki Taro, the producer of In this Corner of the World and Tokyo Godfathers, has joined the production as the executive producer. ...

  • PARALLEL WORLD LOVE STORY

    PARALLEL WORLD LOVE STORY (2019)

    Director
    MORI Yoshitaka
    Cast
    TAMAMORI Yuta, YOSHIOKA Riho, SOMETANI Shota

    Higashino Keigo's mystery novel which has constantly been declared as unadaptable to film, is brought to cinemas by Mori Yoshitaka of Satoshi: A Move for Tomorrow. The story depicts the romantic threads between two men and a woman who come and go bet...

  • 12 Suicidal Teens

    12 Suicidal Teens (2019)

    Director
    TSUTSUMI Yukihiko
    Cast
    SUGISAKI Hana, ARATA Mackenyu, KITAMURA Takumi

    Drama unfolds between 12 underage euthanasia hopefuls in this closed room thriller adapted from the first ever modern-day set book of the same name by Ubukata Tow, a writer known for historical fiction "Tenchi Meisatsu." At the helm is Tsutsumi Yukih...

  • IMAGINATION GAME

    IMAGINATION GAME (2018)

    Director
    HATA Taisuke
    Cast
    HISAMOTO Masami, ITANO Tomomi, TANAKA Koutaro

    The two-faced nature of human beings is explored in this thriller depicting the dark side of web society's anonymity through the two heroines' online alter egos. Music director on Hirugao -Love Affairs in the Afternoon-, Kanno Yugo, takes on the role...

  • BD~AKECHI DETECTIVE OFFICE~

    BD~AKECHI DETECTIVE OFFICE~ (2018)

    Director
    NAGURA Ryosuke
    Cast
    OZAWA Ren, TERASAKA Raiga, MAEDA Nozomi

    Mystery novel superstar Edogawa Rampo's "juvenile detective duo" series is the basis for this teen mystery. A famed detective's assistants follow the mystery of the inexplicable kidnapping of a high school girl in an unspecific time period of Japan. ...

  • Red Snow

    Red Snow (2019)

    Director
    KAI Sayaka
    Cast
    NAGASE Masatoshi, Nahana

    Mystery suspense film based on the true story of a missing boy. Feature film debut for Kai Sayaka, who earned acclaim in Japan and abroad for her short film The Curse of the Ondine. A boy goes missing in a small snow-covered village. The police inve...

  • Stolen Identity

    Stolen Identity (2018)

    Director
    NAKATA Hideo
    Cast
    KITAGAWA Keiko, CHIBA Yudai, NARITA Ryo

    Live-action adaptation of the award-winning suspense novel at the 15th Kono Mystery ga Sugoi! (This Mystery is Excellent!) Award. Surreal terror of the heroine is depicted throughout the film, after personal information from a smartphone is stolen, w...

  • Killing for the Prosecution

    Killing for the Prosecution (2018)

    Director
    HARADA Masato
    Cast
    KIMURA Takuya, NINOMIYA Kazunari, YOSHITAKA Yuriko

    The film adaptation of Shizukui Shusuke's judicial mystery novel depicting the confrontation between two prosecutors over the investigation of a murder case. Harada Masato, who has worked on many socially relevant films, writes and directs. An elde...

  • A Momentary Momentary Shooting Star

    A Momentary Momentary Shooting Star (2018)

    Director
    GENDA Yasuaki, SUGAWARA Tatsuro
    Cast
    MASUDA Yuka, Yuhi, SAKAI Ryota

    In this coming-of-age mystery set in Nagano, former AKB48 member Masuda Yuka dresses up as a heroine. A woman dealing with trauma is at the mercy of mysterious commands. Kasumi (Masuda) returns to her hometown for the first time in six years to see ...

  • KAIRAI

    KAIRAI (2017)

    Director
    MATSUMOTO Chiaki
    Cast
    KIGUCHI Kenta, NIKAIDO Satoshi, ISHIZAKI Natsumi

    Mystery produced as a graduation project for Musashino Art University and finalist for the Pia Film Festival Award 2016. Delves into the uncertainties of memory and perils of emotions through the mystery of an accidental drowning. Magazine reporter ...

  • Laplace’s Witch

    Laplace’s Witch (2018)

    Director
    MIIKE Takashi
    Cast
    SAKURAI Sho, HIROSE Suzu, FUKUSHI Sota

    Live-action adaptation of Naoki Prize-winning author Higashino Keigo's mystery novel. A geochemist tackles the enigma of two consecutive deaths that happen under suspicious circumstances. Directed by Miike Takashi of The Blade of the Immortal. Two p...

  • Tamayura

    Tamayura (2017)

    Director
    TSUCHIDA Hirokazu
    Cast
    KUBO Haruka, OKABE Nao, TATSUMI Aoi

    Medical drama based on a true story. Highlights problems in Japan's medical system through the eyes of a rookie hospital administrative assistant. Directorial debut for Tsuchida Hirokazu, an orthopedic surgeon. Former flight attendant Kazuyo (Kubo H...

  • The Antique

    The Antique (2018)

    Director
    MISHIMA Yukiko
    Cast
    KUROKI Haru, NOMURA Shuhei, NARITA Ryo

    Live-action film adaptation with a new cast and crew for the mystery novel series by Mikami En, which has been turned into a TV series. The owner of a used book store who is very knowledgeable and extremely observant solves various mysteries involvin...

  • Legend of the Demon Cat

    Legend of the Demon Cat (2018)

    Director
    Chen Kaige
    Cast
    SOMETANI Shota, Huang Xuan, ABE Hiroshi

    Japan-China co-production about monk Kukai and poet Hakurakuten as they tackle a tremendous mystery that shakes Chang'an, based on author Yumemakura Baku‘s "Samon kukai tou no kuni nite oni to utagesu". Directed by Farewell My Concubine's Chen Kaige....

  • THE HOUSE WHERE THE MERMAID SLEEPS

    THE HOUSE WHERE THE MERMAID SLEEPS (2018)

    Director
    TSUTSUMI Yukihiko
    Cast
    SHINOHARA Ryoko, NISHIJIMA Hidetoshi

    In this mystery based on the novel by "Into the White Night" and "Suspect X" author, Higashino Keigo, a couple is confronted by a tragedy involving their beloved child and ultimately must make a difficult choice. Tsutsumi Yukihiko of Sanada 10 Braves...

  • EVIL AND THE MASK

    EVIL AND THE MASK (2018)

    Director
    NAKAMURA Teppei
    Cast
    TAMAKI Hiroshi, ARAKI Yuko, YOSHIZAWA Ryo

    A film adapting novelist Nakamura Fuminori's suspense-thriller. It depicts the dark heart and painful emotions of a murderer. It is directed by up-and-comer Nakamura Teppei, who has been involved with many music videos and commercials. When 11-year-...

  • The Scythian Lamb

    The Scythian Lamb (2018)

    Director
    YOSHIDA Daihachi
    Cast
    NISHIKIDO Ryo, KIMURA Fumino, MATSUDA Ryuhei

    The comic by the maestro team of Yamagami Tatsuhiko and Igarashi Mikio is adapted to live-action in this ultimate dramatic thriller that reveals the true nature of human beings. In the director's chair is Yoshida Daihachi of The Kirishima Thing and P...

  • The Crimes That Bind

    The Crimes That Bind (2018)

    Director
    FUKUZAWA Katsuo
    Cast
    ABE Hiroshi, MATSUSHIMA Nanako, MIZOBATA Junpei

    Series finale for the feature film The Wings of the Kirin and TV drama "Shinzanmono." Based on the novel by Higashino Keigo and directed by Fukuzawa Katsuo, who helmed the TV dramas "NAOKI HANZAWA" and "Downtown Rocket." A strangled female corpse i...

  • TOMODACHI GAME-THE MOVIE FINAL-

    TOMODACHI GAME-THE MOVIE FINAL- (2017)

    Director
    NAGAE Jiro
    Cast
    YOSHIZAWA Ryo, UCHIDA Rio, YAMADA Yuki

    A continuation of the television drama, this is the concluding installment of a two-part live-action film adapting the manga written by Yamaguchi Mikoto and illustrated by Sato Yuki. It depicts a group of high school students becoming involved in an ...

  • The Blooming

    The Blooming (2016)

    Director
    IWAKIRI Isora
    Cast
    IWAKIRI Isora, Ririka, KOIKE Arisa

    Indie production by the cutting-edge Iwakiri Isora, whose honors include the Runner-up Award at the 2016 Pia Film Festival. Iwakiri stars in the film and serves as editor, screenwriter, cinematographer and editor. I'm "a guy" (Iwakiri) who obedientl...

  • cross

    cross (2017)

    Director
    OKUYAMA Kazuyoshi, KUGIMIYA Shinji
    Cast
    KONNO Chiharu, YAMANAKA So, Sharo

    Suspense film that delves into human desire, the vortex of jealousy, and what it means to achieve redemption through the truth. Directed by film producer Okuyama Kazuyoshi and the renowned The Samurai I Loved cinematographer Kugimiya Shinji. Yanase ...

  • Corpse Prison 2

    Corpse Prison 2 (2017)

    Director
    JOJO Hideo
    Cast
    KATAYAMA Moemi, TACHIBANA Anna, WAGO Shinichi

    Second film of the live-action feature film adaptation of Muroi Masane's horror comic "Shishugoku". Stars actress Katayama Moemi, who is also pin-up model. Directed by Jojo Hideo of Gachi-ban and The Secret Game of the Immoral Wife. University coed ...