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  • ARCANA

    ARCANA (2013)

    Director
    YAMAGUCHI Yoshitaka
    Cast
    TSUCHIYA Tao, NAKAGAUCHI Masataka, KISHITANI Goro

  • ABDUCTEE

    ABDUCTEE (2013)

    Director
    YAMAGUCHI Yudai
    Cast
    NUKUMIZU Yoichi, Maari, NISHINA Takashi

    Iconoclastic actor Nukumizu Yoichi tries his hand at solo performance with this situation-based thriller. Directed by Yamaguchi Yudai, who won the Grand Prize at the Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival in 2003 for Battlefield Baseball. Chi...

  • TOKYO YAMIMUSHI/Part2

    TOKYO YAMIMUSHI/Part2 (2013)

    Director
    SATO Sakichi
    Cast
    KIRIYAMA Ren, TOYOHARA Kosuke, YABE Kyosuke

    Film adaptions of two volumes from Honda Yuki's violent comic book. A youth entrenched in black-market finance turns to credit card fraud. Masked-hero "Kamen Rider W" star Kiriyama Ren breaks new ground in crime drama. Kato (Kiriyama), who has been ...

  • TOKYO YAMIMUSHI/Part1

    TOKYO YAMIMUSHI/Part1 (2013)

    Director
    SATO Sakichi
    Cast
    KIRIYAMA Ren, TOYOHARA Kosuke, YABE Kyosuke

    Film adaptions of two volumes from Honda Yuki's violent comic book. Thrilling depiction of an unemployed youth mired in debt, as he descends into the underworld. Directed by Sato Sakichi, also known for his unique touch as a screenwriter and actor. ...

  • THE DEVIL'S PATH

    THE DEVIL'S PATH (2013)

    Director
    SHIRAISHI Kazuya
    Cast
    YAMADA Takayuki, Pierre TAKI, Lily Franky

    Feature film adaptation of a non-fiction crime book that led to the capture of the real culprit. Depicts a magazine journalist exposing unsolved murders, based on accusations from an inmate on death row. The cast's impassioned performance gave the fi...

  • WORK SHOP

    WORK SHOP (2013)

    Director
    CHIBA Seiji
    Cast
    FURUKAWA Yuta, TOTANI Kimito, TAKIGUCHI Yukihiro

    A suspenseful chamber piece following the fates of young people forced to participate in a life-threatening workshop. Writer and director Chiba Seiji specializes in suspense and action, and his previous film AVN : ALIEN VS. NINJA is set for a Hollywo...

  • It’s a Beautiful Day

    It’s a Beautiful Day (2013)

    Director
    ASAKURA Kayoko
    Cast
    KIM Kko-bbi, OHATA Nanako, KITAMURA Akihiro

    Slasher film starring Kim Kkhobbi, known for Breathless. Asakura Kayoko constructs a gory inferno with her feature directorial debut. The story revolves around a single night when Japanese and Korean exchange students in America are attacked by blood...

  • The Brain Man

    The Brain Man (2013)

    Director
    TAKIMOTO Tomoyuki
    Cast
    IKUTA Toma, MATSUYUKI Yasuko, EGUCHI Yosuke

    Violence mystery about an enigmatic "brain man," who has outstanding intelligence and strength, but utterly lacks human emotions. Directed by Takimoto Tomoyuki, renowned for dramas like The Investigation Game and IKIGAMI: The Ultimate Limit, screenpl...

  • I’M COMING TO GET YOU

    I’M COMING TO GET YOU (2012)

    Director
    CHIBA Seiji
    Cast
    MORITA Suzuka, MOMOSE Misaki, HIJII Mika

    Omnibus horror film based on the collection of real-life scary stories by horror writer Hirayama Yumeaki, recipient of the 13th Haruhiko Oyabu Award. Five stories depict the terror lurking in everyday life. Directed by Chiba Seiji, known for AVN: ALI...

  • JUDGEMENT

    JUDGEMENT (2012)

    Director
    TSUJIOKA Masato
    Cast
    YOKOKAWA Koji, HORIKOSHI Nori, OSHIMA Hironari

    A suspense drama from Tsujioka Masato, who won considerable international acclaim for his previous film {DIVIDE}. It tells the story of a man who is imprisoned and forced to kill people he knows in order to save himself. Former boxer Machimura (Yok...

  • The Chasing world 5

    The Chasing world 5 (2012)

    Director
    ASATO Mari
    Cast
    INOUE Masahiro, NAKAMA Risa, ASARI Yosuke

    Horror film depicting people who get caught in a wanton game, based on a story of the same title by popular author Yamada Yusuke. Trilogy in which parts 3 and 4 also take place simultaneously, and the stories unfold with different characters over a t...

  • The Chasing world 4

    The Chasing world 4 (2012)

    Director
    ASATO Mari
    Cast
    ARAI Atsushi, SAGARA Itsuki, MIKI Honoka

    Horror film depicting people who get caught in a wanton game, based on a story of the same title by popular author Yamada Yusuke. Trilogy in which parts 3 and 5 also take place simultaneously, and the stories unfold with different characters over a t...

  • The Chasing world 3

    The Chasing world 3 (2012)

    Director
    ASATO Mari
    Cast
    YAMAZAKI Kento, KISHIDA Tatsuya, YAMAYA Kasumi

    Horror film depicting people who get caught in a wanton game, based on a story of the same title by popular author Yamada Yusuke. Trilogy in which parts 4 and 5 also take place simultaneously, and the stories unfold with different characters over a t...

  • GOMENNASAI

    GOMENNASAI (2011)

    Director
    ASATO Mari
    Cast
    SUZUKI airi, NATSUYAKI Miyabi, TSUGUNAGA Momoko

    An adaptation of Hidaka Yuka's eponymous cellphone horror novel, written and directed by Asato Mari (Keitai Kanojo). Adopting a three-part structure, it depicts a chain of terrifying events involving a cursed script. The three members of girl rock un...

  • KAIJI 2

    KAIJI 2 (2011)

    Director
    SATO Touya
    Cast
    FUJIWARA Tatsuya, ISEYA Yusuke, YOSHITAKA Yuriko

    The second live action adaptation of Fukumoto Nobuyuki's manga about gambling. Based on the third chapter "Swamp of Desire" in the original, the film thrillingly depicts the protagonists' battle for survival as they aim for a big payout. Fukumoto him...

  • UNFAIR the answer

    UNFAIR the answer (2011)

    Director
    SATO Shimako
    Cast
    SHINOHARA Ryoko, SATO Koichi, YAMADA Takayuki

    The second film adaptation of a suspenseful detective television series that was first broadcast in 2006, revolving around a beautiful divorced detective with an outstanding arrest rate who gets caught up in a conspiracy involving police corruption. ...

  • Youth H2 "Dream without picture"

    Youth H2 "Dream without picture" (2011)

    Director
    HASEBE Daisuke
    Cast
    Momo, NISHIMOTO Ryuki, YOSHIDA Yuki

    The second film from the second season of the much lauded Seishun H (Youth Sex) series, created by distinctively original filmmakers on the shared theme of adolescence and love. {Drifting Clouds}, director Hasebe Daisuke's university graduation work,...

  • Youth H2 "Hyper villain"

    Youth H2 "Hyper villain" (2011)

    Director
    SHIRAISHI Koji
    Cast
    UNO Shohei, TAKAHASHI Mayumi, KIYOSE Yaeko

    The first film from the second season of the much lauded Seishun H (Youth Sex) series, created by distinctively original filmmakers on the shared theme of adolescence and love. Director Shiraishi Koji is well known for his horror films, and his radic...

  • Fig Wasp

    Fig Wasp (2010)

    Director
    SATO Toshiki
    Cast
    MIZUI Maki, FUKAZAWA Tomoki, ITO Takeshi

    The fourth film in the "Seishun H" series, which produces extremely low budget coming-of-age and sex-themed works with a strong directorial style. Director Sato Toshiki, regarded as one of the "four heavenly kings" of pink film, uses swaying handheld...

  • Shojyo Senso

    Shojyo Senso (2010)

    Director
    OIKAWA Ataru
    Cast
    ISHIBASHI Anna, KIRISHIMA Rina, MINAMI Yuki

    A survival action thriller written and directed by Oikawa Ataru, who has been a leading figure on the Japanese low-budget horror scene since his breakthrough work Tomie. Its blood-drenched visuals tell a story of high school girls engaging in a battl...

  • COLD FISH

    COLD FISH (2010)

    Director
    SONO Sion
    Cast
    FUKIKOSHI Mitsuru, DENDEN, KUROSAWA Asuka

    Controversial work inspired by an actual murder and director Sono Shion's own experiences. Shion's films consistently make a splash at the world's film festivals, and have been screened at festivals including the Venice International Film Festival, a...

  • DENDERA

    DENDERA (2011)

    Director
    TENGAN Daisuke
    Cast
    ASAOKA Ruriko, BAISHO Mitsuko, YAMAMOTO Yoko

    An unorthodox action film from director Tengan Daisuke that takes its inspiration from the same "ubasuteyama" legend featured in his father Imamura Shohei's The Ballad of Narayama, which won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival. Based on the no...

  • Kaibutsu ha koko ni iru

    Kaibutsu ha koko ni iru (2008)

    Director
    SAKAIDA Shun
    Cast
    TOYAMA Takahiro, AOKI Shinya, UETAKE Naoto

    An audacious crime movie from director Sakaida Shun, whose constantly experimental and ambitious style of direction and imagery has caused a sensation and is attracting considerable attention in the independent film scene. It is also an installment i...

  • Taiyo ha shiranai

    Taiyo ha shiranai (2007)

    Director
    SAKAIDA Shun
    Cast
    TOYAMA Takahiro, UETAKE Naoto

    A crime film from director Sakaida Shun, whose constantly experimental and ambitious style of direction and imagery has caused a sensation and is drawing attention in the independent film scene. It is also an installment in a four-part crime quadrilo...

  • Kowashitai omocha

    Kowashitai omocha (2007)

    Director
    SAKAIDA Shun
    Cast
    URUSHIBARA Mitsuru, KOBAYASHI Sho

    A selection for the open competition section of Cineastes Organization Osaka (CO2), a project that endeavors to cultivate up-and-coming filmmakers who carry the future of the Japanese film industry. Director Sakaida Shun has created a sensation with ...