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  • One Night

    One Night (2019)

    Director
    SHIRAISHI Kazuya
    Cast
    SATOH Takeru, SUZUKI Ryohei, MATSUOKA Mayu

    Feature-film adaptation of the best-known work from the theatre group KAKUTA headed by playwright Kuwabara Yuko, reuniting The Devil's Path scriptwriter Takahashi Izumi with The Blood of Wolves and Sea of Revival director Shiraishi Kazuya. Brings tog...

  • Brave Father Online – our story of FINAL FANTASY XIV

    Brave Father Online – our story of FINAL FANTASY XIV (2019)

    Director
    NOGUCHI Teruo, YAMAMOTO Kiyoshi
    Cast
    SAKAGUCHI Kentaro, YOSHIDA Kotaro

    A family drama based on the popular series of blog posts describing the real-life accounts of a man who turns to online gaming in order to reconnect with his father. It co-stars Sakaguchi Kentaro and Yoshida Kotaro who play the father and son. Iwamo...

  • Heart Treasure

    Heart Treasure (2017)

    Director
    ENOMOTO Sakura
    Cast
    ENOMOTO Sakura, NAGAYAMA Hiromi, SAKAGAWA Shion

    Enomoto Sakura, who appeared in The Good-for-Nothings and The Manga Master, stars in this film adapted from his own original story which also marks his feature-length directorial debut. Playwright and theatre director Murakami Hideki wrote the screen...

  • Kodomoshokudo nite

    Kodomoshokudo nite (2018)

    Director
    SANO Shoon
    Cast
    MOTOSHITA Hano, KITAHARA Sawako, KAWAKAMI Maiko

    Drama about a community-run cafeteria for children that depicts people trying to cope with child abuse and neglect. Directed by Sano Shion, who has dealt with the current reality and background of social services for children. Also depicts foster par...

  • Doraemon the Movie: Nobita's Chronicle of the Moon Exploration

    Doraemon the Movie: Nobita's Chronicle of the Moon Exploration (2019)

    Director
    YAKUWA Shinnosuke
    Cast
    MIZUTA Wasabi, OHARA Megumi, KAKAZU Yumi

    Thirty-ninth feature film for the 'Doraemon' anime based on the original work by Fujiko F Fujio. Script by Naoki Prize-winning author Tsujimura Mizuki. Doraemon has a big adventure on the moon with Nobita and his pals. A mysterious boy named Luca (v...

  • Pretenders

    Pretenders (2017)

    Director
    KUMAZAWA Naoto
    Cast
    CHIHARA Jr., Yuka, HIRAO Nanaka

    A live-action adaptation by Yurigokoro director Kumazawa Naoto of the identically titled manga by Shoji Hiroyuki who died at an early age. Shiromiya (Chihara Jr.), a NEET (Not in Education, Employment, or Training) about to turn 40, and a 5-year-old...

  • RISE -Dharma within you-

    RISE -Dharma within you- (2017)

    Director
    SATO Katsunori
    Cast
    WACHI Takeaki, Momona, MIURA Yusuke

    Superhero action film about the birth of Dharuriser, the home-grown hero from Shirakawa City, Fukushima Prefecture. Action choreography by Justo Dieguez, who created the Keysi self-defense method used in Batman Begins. Tachi Akihiro (Wachi Takeaki) ...

  • The Island of Cats

    The Island of Cats (2019)

    Director
    IWAGO Mitsuaki
    Cast
    TATEKAWA Shinosuke, SHIBASAKI Ko, EMOTO Tasuku

    Heartwarming drama that marks the directorial debut for Iwago Mitsuaki, the internationally renowned wildlife photographer. Depicts the peaceful day-to-day existence of cat and man on a remote island with rakugo performer Tatekawa Shinosuke in the le...

  • ORGAN

    ORGAN (2019)

    Director
    HIRAMATSU Emiko
    Cast
    TODA Erika, OHARA Sakurako, SAKUMA Yui

    Film adaptation of the true story of young nursery school caretakers who evacuated the children in their care to protect them from air strikes at the end of the Pacific War. Togoshi nursery teachers in Tokyo scramble to find a place to evacuate and ...

  • Love Live! Sunshine!! The School Idol Movie: Over the Rainbow

    Love Live! Sunshine!! The School Idol Movie: Over the Rainbow (2019)

    Director
    SAKAI Kazuo
    Cast
    INAMI Anju, AIDA Rikako, SUWA Nanaka

    Feature film for the new series 'Love Live! Sunshine!!' in the popular 'Love Live!' anime series. Drama about the school experiences of nine teenage girls. The Aquors pulled off a brilliant victory in their final 'Love Live!' as the school idol grou...

  • single mom -a sweet family-

    single mom -a sweet family- (2018)

    Director
    MATSUMOTO Kazumi
    Cast
    UCHIYAMA Rina, KIMURA Yuichi, HASEGAWA Hanon

    A family drama set in the town of Niseko, a famous resort area of Hokkaido, warmly weaving a tale with true story elements about an exhausted single mother finding hope. At the helm is former politician Matsumoto Kazumi who is making his directorial...

  • Running Again

    Running Again (2018)

    Director
    NAKAIZUMI Yuya
    Cast
    Kanichiro, YAMASHITA Rio, Nahana

    A film commemorating the 15th anniversary of the SKIP City International D-Cinema Film Festival which is co-sponsored by Saitama Prefecture and the city of Kawaguchi. People whose lives have run into a dead end take another step forward through under...

  • Under One Umbrella

    Under One Umbrella (2018)

    Director
    TAKUMA Takayuki
    Cast
    KURASHINA Kana, ICHIHARA Hayato, IRIYAMA Anna

    Heartwarming story about five days overflowing with love between a father and daughter reunited after 25 years apart. Direction and screenplay by playwright-cum-actor Takuma Takayuki, who adapts for film the same-named theatrical production that he a...

  • Bridge over Troubled Water

    Bridge over Troubled Water (2018)

    Director
    OTA Takafumi
    Cast
    SUZUKI Anne, ITAO Itsuji, TANAKA Misato

    A drama planned and produced by a local citizen's group of Shizuoka Prefecture. The film's climax features the Fukuroi Enshu Fireworks festival held each year in the city of Fukuroi. Miyuki (Suzuki Anne) is an office worker in her 30s. When she was ...

  • Yassa Daruman

    Yassa Daruman (2018)

    Director
    OMORI Kenichi
    Cast
    SATO Hisanori, SUDO Maasa, TAKETATSU Ayana

    Youthful drama inspired by the official mascot for Mihara City, Hiroshima Prefecture. Young employees at city hall scramble to boost the mascot's popularity. Reunites the cast from Fun way to write the light novel, along with director Omori Kenichi. ...

  • Crayon Shin-chan the Movie: Bakumori! Kung Fu Boys -Ramen Panic-

    Crayon Shin-chan the Movie: Bakumori! Kung Fu Boys -Ramen Panic- (2018)

    Director
    TAKAHASHI Wataru
    Cast
    YAJIMA Akiko, NARAHASHI Miki, MORIKAWA Tomoyuki

    The 26th animated feature film for the "Crayon Shin-chan" TV anime series. The idol group Momoiro Clover Z handles the theme song and the songs used in the movie. Shinnosuke (voice: Yajima Akiko) and members of the Kasukabe Defense Force devote the...

  • Milky Panic

    Milky Panic (2018)

    Director
    NUMATA Shinnosuke
    Cast
    KUSUNOKI Taitem, TADANO Yohei, NAITO Ami

    Film in the Anime Tamago 2018 project sponsored by the Agency for Cultural Affairs' Young Animator Training Project. With the tiger in the lead, the twelve animals in the Chinese zodiac have a Western-style face-off against an evil cat. Directed by N...

  • ENGIMON

    ENGIMON (2018)

    Director
    SATOU Koudai
    Cast
    ASAI Ayaka, TARAKO, YAMAMOTO Yuka

    Film in the Anime Tamago 2018 project sponsored by the Agency for Cultural Affairs' Young Animator Training Project. Directed by Satou Koudai, the CGI director for the Nissin Cup Ramen commercial 'Freedom' that was praised for the 3DCG animation. Pa...

  • Leading Roles

    Leading Roles (2018)

    Director
    NAKAYAMA Setsuo
    Cast
    WATANABE Yutaro, FUNATSU Daichi, KAWAGOISHI Shunpei

    Film adaptation of the same-named true story by Takeshima Yumiko, a teacher in Yame City, Fukuoka Prefecture. Paean to youth made with the full cooperation of Yame City, helmed by veteran director Nakayama Setsuo. The Yame High School baseball team ...

  • MIRAI

    MIRAI (2018)

    Director
    HOSODA Mamoru
    Cast
    KAMISHIRAISHI Moka, KUROKI Haru, HOSHINO Gen

    MIRAI is an animated feature film produced by Studio Chizu. The film is originally written and directed by Mamoru Hosoda who also directed The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, Summer Wars, Wolf Children and The Boy and the Beast. Kun (voice: Kamishirais...

  • Okko’s Inn

    Okko’s Inn (2018)

    Director
    KOSAKA Kitaro
    Cast
    KOBAYASHI Seiran, MATSUDA Satsumi, MIZUKI Nana

    Theatrical film anime adaptation of a popular piece of children's literature that has sold over 3 million copies in total. Directed by Kosaka Kitaro of NASU: SUMMER IN ANDALUSIA with script by Yoshida Reiko of Lu over the wall. Sixth-grader Okko (K...

  • Shoplifters

    Shoplifters (2018)

    Director
    KORE-EDA Hirokazu
    Cast
    Lily Franky, ANDO Sakura, MATSUOKA Mayu

    Drama interweaving emotional ties that transcend family, directed by THE THIRD MURDER's Kore-eda Hirokazu. Won the Palme d'Or in competition at the 71st Cannes International Film Festival. Day-laborer father Shibata Osamu (Lily Franky) and his son ...

  • The Night I Swam

    The Night I Swam (2017)

    Director
    IGARASHI Kohei, Damien MANIVEL
    Cast
    KOGAWA Takara, KOGAWA Keiki, KOGAWA Chisato

    A Japan-France jointly produced film co-directed by Igarashi Kohei of Hold Your Breath Like a Lover and Damien Manivel of A Young Poet. It was screened at the 74th Venice International Film Festival. Just before the break of dawn in a small town nes...

  • The Miraculous Postcards

    The Miraculous Postcards (2017)

    Director
    Jacky WOO
    Cast
    SUZUKI Sarina, AKAZA Miyoko, YUKIMURA Izumi

    A drama adapting to film children's book author, Wakiya Midori's "Kibo no Switch ha, Kusu" by internationally engaged filmmaker Jacky Woo. Miyuki (Suzuki Sarina) devotes herself to caring for her daughter Nozomi () who has cerebral palsy. Without re...

  • Pokémon 4Ever

    Pokémon 4Ever (2001)

    Director
    YUYAMA Kunihiko
    Cast
    MATSUMOTO Rika, OTANI Ikue

    Fourth anime feature film for the global phenomenon "Pocket Monsters." Depicts the turmoil surrounding Celebi, a mythical pokemon that possess the mysterious ability to time travel. Yukinari (voice: Toda Keiko) gets swept along in traveling through ...