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  • Denen Boys

    Denen Boys (2020)

    Director
    NISHIUMI Kenichiro
    Cast
    ARISAWA Shotaro, IMARI Yu, TANAKA Naoki

    The TV series depicting the struggles of four self-proclaimed hunks as they try to open a host club in the countryside moves to the big screen. The TV series drew attention for its original story developed by the energetic writers. Ikeura Sadayume, w...

  • Light of Hope

    Light of Hope (2021)

    Director
    UENISHI Yudai
    Cast
    SHIMIZU Yume, TOKUTAKE Mika, HANAMURA Asuka

    Drama about benevolent people trying to protect and assist those living with disabilities. Director Uenishi Yudai won the Best Film Award at the 6th Milan International Film Festival for Kanemasa, which he also starred in. Twenty-two year old Kurusu...

  • Under the Open Sky

    Under the Open Sky (2021)

    Director
    NISHIKAWA Miwa
    Cast
    YAKUSHO Koji, NAKANO Taiga, HASHIZUME Isao

    Naoki Prize-winning author Saki Ryuzo's 'Mibuncho' serves as the basis for this character-driven drama. The Long Excuse director Nishikawa Miwa transplants the book's original setting 35 years later to the present-day. Former yakuza Mikami (Yakusho ...

  • TRUE MOTHERS

    TRUE MOTHERS (2020)

    Director
    KAWASE Naomi
    Cast
    NAGASAKU Hiromi, IURA Arata, MAKITA Aju

    After a long suffering experience in fertility treatment, Satoko and her husband Kiyokazu choose to participate in adoption system. 6 years after adopting a boy who they named Asato, they were living in peace as a family. But one day, Satoko receives...

  • BE YOUR KING

    BE YOUR KING (2019)

    Director
    OKUI Shuji
    Cast
    OKAYAMA Amane, GOTO Yoko, OKADA Yoshinori

    Yusuke's dream is to become a photographer but he was standing on the edge of a cliff. The reality is too harsh to fulfill his dream and he was working at his uncle's ramen shop. One day, Yusuke meets Yukari at the ramen shop and gradually get att...

  • WHEN YOU WISH UPON A STAR

    WHEN YOU WISH UPON A STAR (2019)

    Director
    SASAKI Katsumi
    Cast
    KANEDA Ibuki, MASADA Kimika, OZEKI Toshikazu

    I hate it…I hate it…I hate it… The worthless stupid comedians, the useless psychology counselor, the fuckin' teacher who fucked me… I hate it…the dumb college student who plays around with their parents money, the meaningless nobody who can't eve...

  • KINEMA NO KAMISAMA (tentative title)

    KINEMA NO KAMISAMA (tentative title) (2021)

    Director
    YAMADA Yoji
    Cast
    SAWADA Kenji, SUDA Masaki, NAGANO Mei

    Drama commemorating the centennial of Shochiku Films. Directed by maestro Yamada Yoji of the "Tora-san" series and The Little House, which won the Golden Bear at the 64th Berlin International Film Festival. Go (Sawada Kenji) has been spurned his wif...

  • FOOD LUCK

    FOOD LUCK (2020)

    Director
    TERAKADO Jimon
    Cast
    EXILE NAOTO, TSUCHIYA Tao

    Directorial debut from Terakado Jimon, who belongs to the comedy trio Dachou Club and has earned a reputation as the top TV celebrity foodie with experience eating cuisine throughout Japan. Incorporates Terakado's own experiences to show a guy with "...

  • THE NIGHT BEYOND THE TRICORNERED WINDOW

    THE NIGHT BEYOND THE TRICORNERED WINDOW (2020)

    Director
    MORIGAKI Yukihiro
    Cast
    OKADA Masaki, SHISON Jun, HIRATE Yurina

    Mystery featuring psychic detectives. Directed by Morigaki Yukihiro, whose film Goodbye, Grandpa! was selected for the Japanese Cinema Splash program in the 30th Tokyo International Film Festival. Bookstore employee Mikado Kosuke (Shison Jun) has be...

  • Tokyo Wine Party People

    Tokyo Wine Party People (2019)

    Director
    WADA Hideki
    Cast
    MATSUMURA Sayuri, ONO Ito, ONOZUKA Hayato

    Shino Sakuragi, an office worker in Tokyo, gets invited to a wine party by her boss. It's a bourgeois party, and at first she feels uncomfortable, but soon she hits it off with a male participant, Kazushi Oda. She falls for him because even though ...

  • Red Post on Escher Street

    Red Post on Escher Street (2020)

    Director
    SONO Sion
    Cast
    FUJIMARU Sen, KOHIRA Matsuri, MORGAN Maara

    Sono Sion, who has been lauded in Japan and abroad for films such as Love Exposure and Himizu writes, directs, and edits this ensemble drama. It depicts the varied intertwining relationships between people on a film production set. Well-known and un...

  • Angel Sign

    Angel Sign (2019)

    Director
    HOJO Tsukasa, Nonzee NIMIBUTR, Kamila ANDINI
    Cast
    MATSUSHITA Nao, Dean FUJIOKA, OGATA Naoto

    The live-action movie "Angel Sign", the directorial debut of City Hunter and Cat's Eye creator Tsukasa Hojo, is a cinematic adaptation of SILENT MANGA AUDITION®'s award winning entries from Asia, Europe and South America. Selected from among 6888 man...

  • Labyrinth of Cinema

    Labyrinth of Cinema (2020)

    Director
    OBAYASHI Nobuhiko
    Cast
    ATSUGI Takuro, HOSOYAMADA Takahito, HOSODA Yoshihiko

    The posthumously released final film directed by Obayashi Nobuhiko, known for I Are you, You Am Me who passed away in 2020. Set in Obayashi's hometown of Onomichi, the film uses multiple genres, from silent movies and talkies, to action and musicals ...

  • HOTEL ROYAL

    HOTEL ROYAL (2020)

    Director
    TAKE Masaharu
    Cast
    Haru, MATSUYAMA Kenichi, YASUDA Ken

    This drama adapts a series of novels set within a love hotel into a single story interconnecting the present and the past. At the helm is Take Masaharu who has directed 100 Yen Love and the We Make Antiques series. Masayo (Haru) failed her art schoo...

  • Haruka's Pottery

    Haruka's Pottery (2019)

    Director
    SUETSUGU Naruhito
    Cast
    Nao, HIRAYAMA Hiroyuki, MURAKAMI Jun

    The highly anticipated live-action adaption of the identically titled comic about the pottery arts. Incorporating footage of the fiery kiln, the film depicts the finer qualities of Bizen ware and the dreams as well as passions of the people living in...

  • Dance, Mita

    Dance, Mita (2020)

    Director
    IIZUKA Toshimitsu
    Cast
    OKAYAMA Amane, KATO Konatsu, TAKEDA Rena

    Town revitalization and dance videos are the themes depicted in this drama. At the helm is Iizuka Toshimitsu of "Dictator, Koga" and "Poetry Angel". Mita (Okayama Amane), who once dreamt of becoming a filmmaker in Tokyo, works in the city production...

  • DON'T FORGET THE KIDS

    DON'T FORGET THE KIDS (2019)

    Director
    SUMITA Yasushi
    Cast
    KAMATAKI Eri, SUGITA Rairu, TSUBAKI Sango

    Drama that portrays the emotionally devastating "screams of children." Direction and script from Sumita Yasushi, who made his directorial debut with Waruboro and helms for the first time in 12 years. Yukina (Kamataki Eri), who works as a call girl i...

  • BAD POETRY TOKYO

    BAD POETRY TOKYO (2018)

    Director
    Anshul CHAUHAN
    Cast
    IIJIMA Shuna, MOCHIZUKI Orson, KAWAGUCHI Takashi

    Drama that uses hallucinatory visuals to depict the hope and despair of a woman whose spirit is broken. Anshul Chauhan from India makes his feature film directorial debut. Thirty-year-old Jun (Iijima Shuna), an aspiring actress working at a nightclu...

  • The Other Home

    The Other Home (2018)

    Director
    NISHIKAWA Tatsuro
    Cast
    MOCHIZUKI Ayumu, OTANI Mai, KIZU Toru

    Studying film production as a graduate student at the Tokyo University of the Arts under Kurosawa Kiyoshi and Suwa Nobuhiko, director Nishikawa Tatsuro makes his feature-length debut with this film. It depicts people at the mercy of "inevitable" thin...

  • Sacrifice

    Sacrifice (2019)

    Director
    TSUBOI Taku
    Cast
    AOKI Yuzu, HANDA Miki, GOMI Michiko

    Drama depicting a "tale of death" for young adults nine years after the Great Tohoku Earthquake. Feature film debut by Tsuboi Takuo, who has worked on films by Shinozaki Makoto and Kurosawa Kiyoshi. Midori (Gomi Michiko), who previously predicted th...

  • The Grapes of Joy

    The Grapes of Joy (2020)

    Director
    YOSHIDA Akio
    Cast
    FUKUMOTO Riko, NAKAGAUCHI Masataka, YOSHIDA Cho

    Haruna's dream is making confectionaries who bring happiness to people who eat them. After graduating high school, she started to work at Minamoto Kitchoan, a company that makes Japanese style confectionaries. She is sent out to assist at one of the ...

  • KANEMASA

    KANEMASA (2020)

    Director
    UENISHI Yudai
    Cast
    UENISHI Yudai, KOMINAMI Kirari, FURUKAWA Ai

    Uenishi Yudai, the head of the theatre troupe "10ANTS" writes, directs, edits and stars in this drama about child abuse. It depicts a criminal who was the victim of abuse and his interaction with a mother and her daughter whom he meets by chance. Ka...

  • Beautiful Escape

    Beautiful Escape (2020)

    Director
    MORITA Kazuki
    Cast
    KASAMATSU Show, INORI Kirara, KUROSAWA Asuka

    Commercial film directorial debut for Morita Kazuki, whose Scrap Youth won the Grand Prix and Cinegar Award at the 2019 Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival. Morita infuses his own life experiences into this ensemble drama, which unfolds with...

  • Mother

    Mother (2020)

    Director
    OMORI Tatsushi
    Cast
    NAGASAWA Masami, OKUDAIRA Daiken, ABE Sadawo

    A crime drama inspired by an actual case of a juvenile murdering his grandparents. Kawamura Mitsunobu, producer of The Journalist and Omori Tatsushi, director of Every Day a Good Day, team up to dig deep into the dark secrets of the young perpetrator...

  • MYSTIC SHRINE MAIDEN

    MYSTIC SHRINE MAIDEN (2019)

    Director
    SONE Takeshi
    Cast
    YOSHIMOTO Miyu, SHIRAISHI Yua, HARANISHI Takayuki

    Toko works as a shrine maiden. Her days are full of joy as she would be called out by the village people to play or sometimes simply savor time with nothing spectacular to do. One day, Toko finds out that the village festival which she has been waiti...