Busan International Film Festival in Busan, South Korea
September 8th to 10th, 2016
MAGIC OF STELLA
2016October/TV series 30min / School life, game making story
High school girls x Dojin (self-published) games
Tamaki Honda is a first-year high school girl and she joins a somewhat peculiar Dojin (self-published) game creating club! Tamaki and rather idiosyncratic club members create a colourful adolescent story filled with laughter as well as chaos (in the filmmaking sense). Cute and fun, definitive dojin game making story!!
2016 October/ TV series 30min/ SF Adventure
I wonder how you see the world ...
The two heroines, Papica and Cocona , get hold of the key to the door. The girls meet and their adventure begins in "Pure Illusion", which consists of different time and space.
The two girls travel in Pure Illusion in search of "Mimi's Fragment ", a mysterious piece of crystal that is said to make a wish come true, but they encounter a series of difficulties.
When the two are faced with a serious danger, "Mimi's fragment" starts glowing and they are transformed ...
Utano☆Princesama Legend Star
2016 October / TV series 30min / Romantic comedy with pop music
Idol group ST☆RISH and composer Haruka Nanami aims as one of the goal, opening singer in international sports festival, called SSS. But in the selection live, idol group HE★VENS from raising entertainment suddenly appeared and jacked the live, and the live to be disordered. From an idea that ST☆RISH's senior group, QUARTET NIGHT, who belong to the same Shining Agency, suggested. Those three groups are going to aim new stage. HE★VENS promise revenge, QUARTET NIGHT see perfect victory, and what is waiting for the ST☆RISH going forward to…? The idols who create a huge revolution of LOVE will become a Legend now !
2016 October/TV series 30min/ Youth girls, bicycle
Falling in love at first sight with a collapsible bicycle outside the station, Ami Kurata (a college fresher) empties her account without a second thought and buys the bicycle. Now she enjoys weekend cycling trips with Aoi, her childhood friend, and Hinako, a senior at her university. "Owning a road bike may change your view of the world completely." Prompted by the comment, Ami purchased a road bike, and she is really impressed with the traveling performance. As soon as she places her feet on the pedals and presses down, everything about riding a road bicycle - the lightness of the pedal, the speed, the acceleration - is nothing like she has ever experienced. Ami's cycle life gets going with the new road cycle as her partner!
2016 July/ Length: 30min/ Vampire, Action, Fantasy
SERVANT x VAMPIRE = SERVAMP!
A high school student Mahiru finds a black stray cat, and name it “Kuro”. But Kuro was not an ordinary cat… it was “SERVAMP”, a vampire who becomes a servant of a human. Mahiru unintentionally became Kuro’s master, and Kuro obeys Mahiru’s orders by drinking Mahiru’s blood. Mahiru is now involved in a battle between vampires…
Regalia: The Three Sacred Stars
2016 July/ Length: 30min/ Action, Fantasy
A major incident that happened 12 years ago in the Kingdom of Limgard remains a mystery and is quickly fading from people's memory.
Time has passed and the main characters Yui and Lena are leading a peaceful life in the Empire of Enastoria .
But one day the country comes under attack from a gigantic machine, and girls become sucked into a whirlpool of fate.
Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope’s Peak High School – Future Arc/Despair Arc
2016 July/ Length: 30min/ Based on PSP game, Survival, Mystery
"Kibougamine High School" is a government approved and privileged private high school, where elite students are gathered. Two storylines depict before and after the "Biggest, Most Awful, Most Tragic Event in Human History"which occurs in school.
Undefeated Bahamut Chronicle
2016 January/ 30min x 12eps / Action, Fantasy
Lukes, a former prince of lost kingdom of Arcadia, accidentally attacks a princess of a new kingdom Atismata. Angry princess challenges him a battle of Bahamut, ancient weapons that look like legendary dragon.
selector destructed WIXOSS
2016/Length: 90min/Game-based Battle / Theatical Release: 2016 Feb 13th
Ruko Kominato is a junior high school student. She has no friends and drifts through life without any particular complaints. Then her concerned elder brother gives her a deck of XIXOSS, a popular trading card game among junior high and high school students.
GIRLS und PANZER The Movie
2015/Length: 120min/Theatical Release:2015 Nov 21st
The world has evolved into something different from Japan as we know it.
Traditional Japanese girls are expected to have "tank skills" as well as flower arrangement and tea ceremony skills, and every school has a "tank club".
Miho, a first-year at Matsue girls school, joins the feeble tank club by coincidence.
The club, however, is faced with closure unless they win the next national tournament.
Can Chihaya and her club mates, in their dilapidated tanks, win the tournament?
The girls weave a hearty tank action story during one summer.
Her Love Boils Bathwater
2016/Length: 125min/Color/Drama, Family/ Release: 2016 October 29th
Futaba closed a public bathhouse (“sento”) for business after her husband disappeared suddenly. She lives with her daughter Azumi who suffers from bullying at her school. One day, Futaba finds out she is diagnosed with terminal cancer. Without telling her daughter, Futaba gives herself four important duties to fulfill before she dies:1) to bring her husband and reopen a public bathhouse, 2) to make her daughter more independent, 3) to introduce someone important to her daughter, and the fourth is a secret she has been keeping for a long time.
Gold Medal Man
2016/Length: about108min/Color/Comedy/ Release: 2016 October 22th
A boy is born in 1964, the year that people are in a tidal wave of enthusiasm of Tokyo Olympics. His name is Senichi Akita. He realizes the happiness of achievement when he wins at a running race in an elementary school, and he keeps making efforts and wins at various competitions such as painting, calligraphy, fire starting and fish grasping. People starts calling him as a 〝gold medal man in Shiojiri″. However, it is only a beginning of his roller coaster life…
2016/Length: 98min/Drama, Romance/Theatical Release: 2016 June 18th
Rei and Kira have a miraculous encounter at sea. The two, who carry emotional scars from the past, fall in love with each other. Then, a mysterious new student Makio transfers to their school. Makio appears to be sympathetic to Rei and Kira at first, but in reality he obsesses over Rei due to a certain emotion towards him. Makio's feeling is so pure that it transforms into a cruel love, which is about to bring a shocking end to Rei and Kira's fate.
HK2: The Abnormal Crisis
2016/Length: 118min/Superhero, Action / Theatical Release: 2016 May 14th
Hentai Kamen is the hero defeats evil with the power from the excitement of wearing panties. The media has been reporting the news every day that all panties are disappearing, but Kyosuke continues wearing Aiko's panties and defeating evil. Aiko has mixed feelings and asks him to return her panties, and their feelings gradually become out of sync. In the unprecedented crisis of losing Aiko's affection and all the panties completely vanishing from the world, the most powerful enemy challenges Hentai Kamen.
The Black Devil and the White Prince
2016/Length: 93min/Romance, School Life / Theatical Release: 2016 February 27th
Yu was a quiet geek at school, but manages to come out of herself and start a new life at a school she transferred to. Her life was full of happiness with her first friends and even first date with everyone's heartthrob, "White Prince”. However, Kurosaki, aka "Black Devil" who is feared by all, demands her unconditional obedience, and Yu is troubled between White Prince and Black Devil.
Chin-yu-ki: The Journey to the West with Farts
2016/100min/Comedy, Action/Theatical Release: 2016 February 27th
Genzo, a monk, is on his way to Tianzhu. He happens to stop by at a house and meets an old couple who ask him to rehabilitate an invincibly delinquent boy, Taro Yamada. Genzo seals off Taro's strong magical power, and reluctantly agrees to take him in and travels to Tianzhu together as ill luck would have it. Would the pair be able to reach Tianzhu, or would they not?
Dokumushi: Toxic Insects
2016/99min/Survival, Thriller/Theatical Release: 2016 April 9th
Seven people -men, women and a girl who are completely unrelated- find themselves locked in a disused school. As they awake in a room, a mysterious countdown for the next seven days has already begun in each room.
2016/120min/Drama,Love / Theatical Release: 2016 March 19th
Satoru Fujinuma is a struggling manga artist and he works as a part-timer like many others .
That is, as long as his special ability of "revival" does not manifest itself.
Convinced that the perpetrator who murdered his mother Sachiko in 2016 is the same one who committed the serial murders in 1998, Satoru travels back and forth between the two eras and faces up to the perpetrator.
Bloody Chainsaw Girl
2016/72min/Action,Comedy/Theatical Release: 2016 February 20th
Geeko Nokomura, who is in a lone struggle to confront her classmate Nero Aoi, who has turned all of their classmates into zombies. To get to her, Geeko cuts down all of her former classmates, and her lonely battle begins.