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  • Werewolf Game - Master of Death Game

    Werewolf Game - Master of Death Game (2020)

    Director
    KAWAKAMI Ryo
    Cast
    OGOE Yuki, NAKAJIMA Ken, Uchikuri UCHIKURA

    The eighth film in the series is the first to set a male figure in the lead role, and also depict the game from the game master's point of view. Series creator Kawakami Ryo, writes and directs this outing while Kodama Takeshi, a central figure in the...

  • The Cinderella Addiction

    The Cinderella Addiction (2021)

    Director
    WATANABE Ryohei
    Cast
    TSUCHIYA Tao, TANAKA Kei

    Watanabe Ryohei of Shady directed and scripted his project that won the Grand Prix in the Tsutaya Creators' Program Films 2016. This suspense film delves into the mind of a woman who commits a heinous crime that horrifies society. Fukuura Koharu (Ts...

  • The Gun 2020

    The Gun 2020 (2020)

    Director
    TAKE Masaharu
    Cast
    HINAMI Kyooko, KATO Masaya, Tomochika

    In this thriller, a woman falls under the influence of her chance encounter with a gun. At the helm is Take Masaharu, who also directed the previous The Gun which was screened at the 31st Tokyo International Film Festival's Japanese Cinema Splash sec...

  • Hope

    Hope (2020)

    Director
    TSUTSUMI Yukihiko
    Cast
    TSUTSUMI Shinichi, ISHIDA Yuriko, OKADA Kenshi

    An adaptation of popular writer Shizukui Shuusuke's novel of the same name scripted by Okudera Satoko of Rebirth. The House Where the Mermaid Sleeps director, Tsutsumi Yukihiko, explores the theme of a family's extreme love in this suspense-thriller....

  • First Love

    First Love (2021)

    Director
    TSUTSUMI Yukihiko
    Cast
    KITAGAWA Keiko, NAKAMURA Tomoya, YOSHINE Kyoko

    Tsutsumi Yukihiko, who has helmed many hit films, directs this live-action adaptation of Naoki Prize-winning author, Shimamoto Rio's novel. The thriller depicts a certified psychologist delving into the mental state of a murderer who killed without a...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Perfect Education étude

    Perfect Education étude (2020)

    Director
    KATO Takuya
    Cast
    TSUKIFUNE Sarara, ICHIKAWA Tomohiro, KANENO Miho

    The ninth film in the erotic thriller film series "Perfect Education" which has continued since 1999. At the helm is Kato Takuya who served as assistant director to Furuhata Yasuo on Reminiscence. Theatre director Koizumi Ayano (Tsukifune Sarara) i...

  • A Beast in Love

    A Beast in Love (2020)

    Director
    SHIRAISHI Koji
    Cast
    TANAKA Shunsuke, UNO Shohei

    A violent romantic-comedy set in a rural town that is the subject of urban legend. Director Shiraishi Koji, who Impossibility Defense was screened at the 8th Beijing International Film Festival, reboots his previously directed short film into this fe...

  • SIGNAL100

    SIGNAL100 (2020)

    Director
    TAKEBA Lisa
    Cast
    HASHIMOTO Kanna, KOSEKI Yuta, SETO Toshiki

    Film adaptation of the same-named bestselling comic by Miyatsuki Arata and Kondo Shigure. Terror reigns when high school students are put under suicidal hypnosis and their peaceful existence collapses. Thirty-six Seishin Gakuen High School students ...

  • Wife of a Spy

    Wife of a Spy (2020)

    Director
    KUROSAWA Kiyoshi
    Cast
    AOI Yu, TAKAHASHI Issey

    The fate of a husband and wife are depicted in this mystery set in Japan on the night before the outbreak of the Pacific War. Kurosawa Kiyoshi, who won the Directing Prize in the Un Certain Regard of the 68th Cannes Film Festival, directs. "Wife of a...

  • THE WITNESS

    THE WITNESS (2019)

    Director
    MORI Junichi
    Cast
    YOSHIOKA Riho, TAKASUGI Mahiro

    A thriller remaking the 2011 Korean film Blind to also take into account the nature of Japanese society. Mori Junichi of the "Little Forest" series directs. Once an outstanding policewoman, Hamanaka Natsume (Yoshioka Riho) is in the pit of despair a...

  • 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. ...

  • jam

    jam (2018)

    Director
    SABU
    Cast
    AOYAGI Sho, MACHIDA Keita, SUZUKI Nobuyuki

    Drama helmed and scripted by SABU of Mr. Long. Depicts the intersecting lives of three protagonists in a tale about divine justice. Singer Hiroshi (Aoyagi Sho) is put in captivity by a crazed fan after a concert. Takeru (Machida Keita) racks up good...

  • Killing

    Killing (2018)

    Director
    TSUKAMOTO Shinya
    Cast
    IKEMATSU Sosuke, AOI Yu, NAKAMURA Tatsuya

    The first samurai period film from Tsukamoto Shinya who has captured international attention with Tetsuo The Iron Man and Fires on the Plain among others. Questions about life and death are brought into the open through ronin earnestly living in a fa...

  • Werewolf Game Lost Eden

    Werewolf Game Lost Eden (2018)

    Director
    AYABE Shinya
    Cast
    TAKEDA Rena, OGURA Yuka, UENO Yuka

    Seventh film in the survival suspense 'Werewolf Game' series. Nonoyama Hiromi (Takeda Rena) is forced to take part in the Werewolf Game where ten classmates kill each other. Players become either メvillagerモ or メwerewolfモ to trick and kill each other...

  • Melancholic

    Melancholic (2018)

    Director
    TANAKA Seiji
    Cast
    MINAGAWA Yoji, ISOZAKI Yoshitomo, YOSHIDA Mebuki

    Teenage drama with pathos and cynical laughs along with suspense and action elements. Feature-film debut for Tanaka Seiji, who handles the script and direction. Produced by One Goose, which was established by a same- aged trio including lead actor-cu...

  • Chronicle of the After-School Wars

    Chronicle of the After-School Wars (2018)

    Director
    TSUCHIDA Junpei
    Cast
    ICHIKAWA Miori, AKIZUKI Narumi, Ririka

    Film adaptation of the hit stage play utilizing A-list idols. Exquisitely depicts the subtleties of the emotions of girls wrapped up in absurd bloodletting with razor-sharp action and violence to boot. It's after school, and Kadowaki Sena (Ichikawa ...

  • Our House

    Our House (2017)

    Director
    KIYOHARA Yui
    Cast
    KAWANISHI Nodoka, YASUNO Yukiko, OSAWA Mariwo

    In this thriller, two different storylines about a girl who has lost her father and a woman who loses her memory intersect in the same house. Kiyohara Yui made this graduation film at Tokyo University of the Art's graduate school with mentorship from...

  • Liverleaf

    Liverleaf (2017)

    Director
    NAITO Eisuke
    Cast
    YAMADA Anna, SHIMIZU Hiroya, OTANI Rinka

    Live-action suspense based on manga artist Oshikiri Rensuke's "Liverleaf." Depicts a grandiose tale of revenge fueled by the intertwining emotions of people who have endured abuse, bullying, and other forms of trauma. Nozaki Haruka (Yamada Anna) mov...

  • 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...

  • IMPOSSIBILITY DEFENSE

    IMPOSSIBILITY DEFENSE (2018)

    Director
    SHIRAISHI Koji
    Cast
    MATSUZAKA Tori, SAWAJIRI Erika

    A live-action thriller based on Miyatsuki Arata's identically titled comic directed by Shiraishi Koji, who helmed SADAKO VS. KAYAKO. Usobuki Tadashi (Matsuzaka Tori) is a mysterious man in a black suit who will perform without fail a request to have...

  • THE BLOOD OF WOLVES

    THE BLOOD OF WOLVES (2018)

    Director
    SHIRAISHI Kazuya
    Cast
    YAKUSHO Koji, MATSUZAKA Tori, MAKI Yoko

    Shiraishi Kazuya of THE DEVIL'S PATH and Twisted Justice directs the feature film adaptation of Yuzuki Yuko's novel of the same title. Cops go up against yakuza gangs and the gangs engage in violent in-fighting, set in Hiroshima in the days before th...

  • YURIGOKORO

    YURIGOKORO (2017)

    Director
    KUMAZAWA Naoto
    Cast
    YOSHITAKA Yuriko, MATSUZAKA Tori, MATSUYAMA Kenichi

    The theatrical adaptation of Numata Mahokaru identically titled mystery novel starring Yoshitaka Yuriko, co-starring Matsuzaka Tori and Matsuyama Kenichi. Kumazawa Naoto, who helmed Close Range Love and The Anthem of the Heart, wrote and directed the...