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The Friends

夏の庭

An award-winning film by Shinji Somai. Jun, spectacled Watanabe, and plump Yamashita make up a trio of sixth-grade boys who come to understand death for the first time during their summer vacation. When Yamashita’s grandmother dies, the boys go to stay with the grandfather to help him out. During their stay, they hear the grandfather’s stories about the war, losing his wife, and facing the reality of living his last days alone. The boys’ experience that summer stays with them forever, as they gain a more adult perspective on life and death, and a greater value for their own friendships.

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Tsugaru Lacquer Girl

バカ塗りの娘

Hirosaki City, Aomori Prefecture. Miyako Aoki, who lives with her father, has not found anything she wants to do after graduating from a local high school. She is working at a supermarket to help her family make ends meet. Helping her father, a Tsugaru lacquerware craftsman, is the only thing she can devote herself to. However, her father, who succeeded her grandfather, a highly respected Tsugaru-nuri craftsman, loses the will to continue the business as the industry goes into decline, and the family finds itself scattered. The mother left the family because of the poor life and the selfishness of the father, and the elder brother, a hairdresser, chose to live freely instead of taking over the family business. Miyako is unable to openly declare her desire to pursue a career in Tsugaru-nuri, but as she confronts her family and the art of lacquering, she takes on a great challenge.

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Grown-ups

わたし達はおとな

A film by a new upcoming filmmaker Takuya Kato, which depicts the fragile and crumbling daily life, the process of becoming a woman from a girl, the bittersweetness and frustration of sweet and sad love, and the conflicts that can only be contained within oneself, in a life-sized romantic film that pierces the heart.
Yumi is studying design at university. One day, she realizes that she is pregnant. She has a boyfriend, Naoya, whom she met when she made a flyer for a theater club she knows, but she is not confident that he is the father of her baby. Yumi feels troubled.
On the other hand, the more Naoya tries to accept the reality, the more his thoughts and feelings towards Yumi diverge...


2022 New York Asian Film Festival, Vanguards Section
12th Beijing International Film Festival, FORWARD FUTURE Section

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  • Romance

The Lump In My Heart

あつい胸さわぎ

Story is about a single mother and daughter who is just diagnosed with early- stage breast cancer.
The girl’s wavering and confused mind begins to create cracks in her relationship with her mother, along with the uncertainty of her first love.



  • On-off drama
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  • On-off drama
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I am what I am

そばかす

Since Kasumi became old enough to understand things, she didn’t know what love was and she doesn’t have any feelings of romance or attraction. Although she has worries about herself, she has lived at her own pace until she turned 30 years old.
She studied at a music university and she wanted to be professional in music, however, she returns to her hometown and works at a call center.
Due to her sister’s marriage and pregnancy, her mother often adds pressure to her, “Don’t you have a boyfriend?” or “You should try to find a steady boyfriend”.
One day, her mother arranged a formal marriage arrangement without her permission. At the meeting table, she met a man who is also seeking just a friendship.


物⼼ついた頃から「恋愛が何なのかわからないし、いつまで経ってもそんな感情が湧いてこない」⾃分に不安を抱きながらも、マイペースで⽣きてきた蘇畑佳純(そばた・かすみ)は30歳になった。⼤学では⾳楽の道を志すも挫折し、現在は地元に戻りコールセンターで苦情対応に追われる。妹の結婚・妊娠もあり、⺟から頻繁に「恋⼈いないの?」「作る努⼒をしなさい!」とプレッシャーをかけられる毎⽇。ついには無断でお⾒合いをセッティングされる始末。しかし、そのお⾒合いの席で、佳純は結婚よりも友達付き合いを望む男性と出会う…

* Hong Kong International Film Festival 2023 - Fantastic Beats
* Helsinki CineAasia 2023(Finland)
* Nippon Connection 2023(Germany) - Nippon Cinema
Shanghai International Film Festival 2023 - Japan Film Week

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Skelton Flowers かそけきサンカヨウ

High school student, Yo (Sara Shida), lived with her father, Nao (Arata Iura), after her mother, Sachiyo (Hikari Ishida), left the family when she was very young.
However, their life together came to an end and they started a new life as a family of four with her father's second marriage partner, Miko (Akiko Kikuchi), and her stepdaughter, four-year-old Hinata.
She confides in Riku (Oji Suzuka), who belongs to the same art club as Yo, about her confusion about this new life. Yo, who has been developing curiosity for her biological mother, Sachiyo, promises to go with Riku to Sachiyo's art exhibition.

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  • Sports
  • On-off drama

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  • Sports
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My Father’s Tracks                  僕と彼女とラリーと

This is a story about a man who spent his childhood growing up without his father. Following his father's death, he decided to return to his hometown and tried to understand why his father was so passionate about rallying.

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  • For Women
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  • Romance
  • For Women
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Two boys met and fell in love with each other in their high school days.
It has been 13 years since they first met…
The two live in different places. Nagisa has left for Australia after breaking up with Shun. Nagisa got married with a woman and has a child, but they have difficulties to continue their marriage. He is still in love with Shun then he goes back to Japan with his little girl to see him 8 years later after their breakup. This is the purest love story of two men and how they can survive from the discrimination and prejudice. 
                                                  春休みに江の島を訪れた男子高校生・井川迅と、湘南で高校に通う日比野渚。二人の間に芽生えた友情は、やがて愛へと発展し、お互いの気持ちを確かめ合っていく。しかし、迅の大学卒業を控えた頃、渚は「一緒にいても将来が見えない」と突如別れを告げる。
出会いから13年後、迅は周囲にゲイだと知られることを恐れ、ひっそりと一人で田舎暮らしを送っていた。渚は結婚したが、迅への思いを断ち切れず、妻とは離婚調停中である。ある日渚は娘を連れて迅の前に現れる。
これはLGBTQという題材を扱った、差別と偏見に向き合いながら周囲の人々と共に成長してくピュアで切ないラブストーリー。

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MIRAI

未来のミライ

The long-awaited new film by Director Mamoru Hosoda! Journeys through time from a small yard – a story about family and life that connects the past and the future.
A small house with a small tree in a small yard in the corner of a city somewhere.
Kun, a spoiled little boy, has a new baby sister. Ever since her arrival, he misses his parents' affection and is baffled by things he has never experienced before. Then one day in the yard, he encounters a mysterious girl called Mirai who calls him "brother."

Guided by Mirai, Kun travels through time into stories about his family. It is the beginning of the little big brother's big adventure.

Magical worlds that await him. A mystery man who claims he was once a prince. A fantastical experience with his mother as a child. An encounter with a young man who bears a resemblance to his father.

And his discovery of "family love."

Through his adventures, Kun learns life lessons that help him grow in baby steps. Where does he finally end up? And what is the real reason for Mirai's visit?


Staff : Director, Screenplay, Original Story by Mamoru Hosoda
Animation Directors : Hiroyuki Aoyama, Ayako Hata
Art Directors : Takashi Omori, Yohei Takamatsu
Music Composer : Masakatsu Takagi
Opening and Main Theme Song by Tatsuro Yamashita

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  • Comedy
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  • Fantasy
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The Longest Photo in The World

世界でいちばん長い写真

This is a story based on a teenager boy’s high school life. Hironobu is a shy boy and he lacks passion in his life.
One day, he finds a unique and odd camera in his grandfather's second-hand shop.
The fact is that camera can make the longest panorama photo in the world!
Then he starts a project of making the longest panorama photo involving his friends.
After getting the camera, his colorless life gradually turns into vivid one.
Other unique characters come into this drama and will fill your heart with laughter and tears.

愛知県の学校で実際にあった出来事を基に、消極的で人生の目的を持てずにいた少年・伸宏がギネス記録を持つパノラマカメラと出会い、モノクロだった人生が鮮やかな色に変わってゆく、誰もが胸に描く青春の1シーンを切り取ったような爽快な青春群像劇が誕生。
目標もなく、冴えない毎日を送っている主人公・宏伸。 ある日、祖父のリサイクルショップでみつけた風変わりなカメラ。 それは、世界一長いパノラマ写真が撮れる特別なカメラだった!?その日以来、宏伸のモノクロだった人生は、だんだんと鮮やかな色に変わっていくのであった。
愛知県の高校で実際にあった出来事を基に個性豊かな登場人物たちが巻き起こす笑いと涙の物語は観る者の心に響きます。

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NO MATTER HOW MUCH MY MOM HATES ME

母さんがどんなに僕を嫌いでも

This is a true story based on a boy's relationship with his mother.
The drama follows the boy’s story of how he takes back his mother's love.
After making new friends, he tries to face his mother and tell her how much he loves her while he looks back on his miserable past.

友達からも親からも愛されたことがない青年が、愛を掴みとるまでの感動の実話。
主演は、若手実力派の中でも注目株の太賀。代表作と呼ぶに相応しい迫真の演技をみせている。
やり場のない哀しみを秘めた母を演じるのは、人気・実力ともトップの吉田羊。
さわやかなイメージを覆す鬼気迫る熱演に息を呑む。
共演には森崎ウィン、白石隼也、秋月三佳のフレッシュな顔ぶれに加え、木野花ら実力派が脇を固めている。
せつなくも、どこまでも強く優しい歌川たいじの原作を『すーちゃん まいちゃん さわ子さん』などの話題作を手かける御法川修監督が、温かいまなざしで丹念に描く。
主題歌は、ゴスペラーズが本作のために書き下ろしたラブソング。
せつない歌声がエンディングを包み込み、希望の光を照らす。

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  • History
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  • Education
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Memory of the World Message from Sakubei Yamamoto ~ A miner-painter’s link to the future

世界記憶遺産 山本作兵衛からのメッセージ ~炭鉱絵師がつなぐ未来~

At the age of seven, Sakubei Yamamoto entered a coal mine with his parents; this was the beginning of his 50 year career at the Chikuho mines in Fukuoka prefecture. The mines were pitch black and humid, and the threat of collapse or flooding was never far from the miner’s minds.
After retiring, Sakubei found work as a night guard. From the age of 66, he first began documenting his life and times working at the coal mines in essays and paintings. He left behind a legacy of over a thousand paintings, as well as 70 notebooks and diaries. Of this collection, 697 pieces were chosen for inscription on the ‘Memory of the World’ register. This program examines the life of Sakubei, and the incredibly detailed documents he left behind of the Chikuhocoal mines. What sort of figure was he, and what message does he convey to us through his artwork? Sakubei’s life and art is revealed through the stories told by those connected to him.
It got Certificate of Creative Excellence award at US International Film & Video Festival in 2014


日本一だった石炭生産地、福岡県・筑豊に生まれた作兵衛(1892-1984)は、およそ50年間炭坑夫として働き、その記憶を1000枚以上の絵に残しました。
暑く暗い地の底で石炭を掘る男と女の姿、道具、共同風呂やこどもたちの遊び、縁起や迷信。作兵衛が描いたのは、炭鉱で働く人たちとその家族が暮らす共同社会のすべてです。
ユネスコ(国連教育科学文化機関)は2011年、作兵衛の絵と日記など697点を「世界記憶遺産(※1)」に登録しました。日本での登録第1号です。日本でもまだ北海道釧路で、海底のさらに下から石炭を掘り出しています。
そしてほとんどを輸入に頼っていますが、日本の電気エネルギーの四分の一は石炭による火力発電が担っています。 国民一人あたりにすると、1年間に1トン以上の石炭を今も使っているのです。
番組では、かつて炭鉱で働いていた女性たちの証言、釧路やベトナムの炭鉱の迫力ある採掘現場の映像もまじえ、なぜ名もない山本作兵衛の絵が世界に認められたのか、また作兵衛は未来に何を伝えたかったのかを解き明かしていきます。


在七歲的時候,山本作兵衛在七歲的時候就與他的父母一起進入礦坑,這是他50年礦工生涯的開端。礦坑的生活十分黑暗與潮濕,擔心崩塌的恐懼一直存於礦工的心中。山本作兵衛結束礦工的工作後,繼續工作,擔任夜間的警衛。直到66歲時,他才開始使用煤炭來作畫。作兵衛的一生創作了近千幅的煤炭畫作,其中的667幅畫作會在節目中播放。除此之外,節目中還會介紹山本作兵衛的生平事蹟,以及他在筑豐碳坑的生活。透過本節目,觀眾將能瞭解碳坑畫師-山本作兵衛畫作中的故事。

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  • Comedy
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The WAY OF THE HOUSEHUSBAND: The Cinema

極主夫道 ザ・シネマ

The most(notorious)househusband in history appears!!
The sinister Yakuza who left behind many legends in the underworld, “The Immortal Dragon”
He washed his hands of the Yakuza lifestyle, and the new path he chose...was “househusband”!
Up to now, in Japan ‘househusbands’ were a rare breed, but they have been increasing, and now there are over 130,000 men who work as househusbands. Especially in the younger generation, it’s a job that over one third of them have chosen-the path of ‘stay-at-home’ husband!
In the drama, Tatsu handled many things such as cooking, cleaning, laundry, childcare and more. Among all that, the small things known as「Unnamed Housework」became a hot topic.
Yakuza×Househusband
In the never-before-seen narrative, ‘Tacchan’ charmed living rooms everywhere.
And now the “ultimate spokesman for [housewives(and househusbands)] everywhere”, the Yakuza Househusband, returns!