●ASIA TV FORUM & MARKET 2017
Nov. 29-Dec. 1, 2017
Booth No A24-8
BATTLE GIRL HIGH SCHOOL
2017 July/ TV series 30min×12eps/Girls Battle action
Set in the year 2045. Mysterious organism Irōsu arrives on earth and takes control in no time. As a result of a major disaster, dubbed as the day of judgment, the earth is surrounded by harmful gas called miasma, forcing mankind to migrate to outer space. While surviving on the moon and space colony, mankind awaits for the chance to take back the earth.
LOVE and LIES
2017 April/TV series 30min×12eps/Romance, Love Triangle
“We all fall in love”… It is a situation each of us finds ourselves entrapped in at some point in our life. Here – within a society where partners are selected for you and where hope and despair live side by side – is where you will find artifact enthusiast Yukari Nejima, a young man with romance burning in his heart. On the eve of his 16th birthday, in a world where love is forbidden, he is about to embark on his most dangerous adventure!
Knight's and Magic
2017 July/TV series 30min×13eps/ SF, Mechanic
A young man dies in an accident. In a parallel universe, his soul returns, transmigrated into Ernesti Echevalier (aka Eru). A “machine geek” in his previous life, he retains the know-how and passion of his former hobby. In this strange, new world, Eru encounters giant humanoid weapons known as Silhouette Knights. Upon learning that he will pilot one, Eru dances for joy. His days are then spent in reckless abandon that involve the likes of his childhood friends, the Raihiara Knight Pilot School and even the King himself.
Angel's 3 Piece !
2017 July/ TV series 30min×12eps/ Girls’ band
Kyo Nukui, a school truant due to past trauma, secretly creates songs via music software. For some reason he receives an email from a trio of fifth-grade schoolgirls: crybaby Jun Goto, strong-willed Nozomi Momijidani, and sleepyhead Sora Kaneshiro. The three seek Kyo’s help in putting together a concert in which they hope to honor the people who have been of help to them and those special places where they have spent time together.
2017 April/ TV series 30min x 24eps/ Supernatural, Fantasy ※Asian territory only※
Nearly half the residents of Sakurada town have some sort of special power. Kei Asai has the power to retain memory and Misora Haruki can "reset" the world by turning back the time for up to three days. Both Kei and Misora are members of the "Houshi" club which deals with all issues relating to special powers. Then Kei learns about a small black stone called "MacGaffin". It looks just like a worthless stone, but this is only the beginning of a story that determines the fate of Sakurada town.
2017 April/ TV series 30min x 12eps/ Monster Battle Action
Kazuya treasures his late mother's kimono sash and carries it around with him all the time. When he is attacked by a spectre one day, no one but Kiriha, the Tsukumogami of the sash, comes to the rescue!
Sword Oratoria: Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? On the Side
2017 April/ TV series 30min x 12eps/ Action Fantasy
Ais Wallenstein, also renowned as "Sword Princess", is said to be the strongest amongst the first-class adventurers. Nonetheless, Ais seems to desire even more strengths, but why? A side story of the enormously popular light novel, "Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?" Dungeon fantasy with lots of girls!
GRIMOIRE OF ZERO
2017 April/TV series 30min/Action Fantasy, Adventure
Witches and magic are prevalent in the world.
The story follows a half-man, half-beast mercenary, derogatorily referred to as"fallen beast".
He is hunted by the witches and always dreams of becoming a human, but one day, an encounter with a beautiful witch in the woods changes his fate completely.
"Do you desire to return to a human form? Then mercenary, be my bodyguard."
ATOM THE BEGINNING
2017 April/ TV series 30min/ SF, Action
Japan in the near future suffers an unexplained major disaster. Five years later, reconstruction is well underway.Two young researchers at a university are pinning all their hopes on robot development. Now their new interpretation of the eternal hero Astro Boy up until his birth is just about to start!
FOREST FAIRY FIVE
2017 January/TV series 12min / Action Fantasy, Adventure
Mushroom fairy is a personification of mushrooms that live in the world of forest fairies (the world of Yaorozu). Fairy Ring used to be a permanent link to the real world and the fairies used to be able to come and go between the two worlds. When Taira no Wakae arrives in the world of humans, she uses her magic power and grows a large number of oyster mushrooms to save the humans.
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 !
2017/Length:98min/School life/Release:2017 September 1st
Yukina Toriyama joins a science university after retaking entrance exams a year later. The mood of the university gives her a jolt at the beginning, but she falls in love at first sight with a good-looking heartthrob, senior student Kei. He invites her to join the human-powered flight club which aims to compete in the "Birdman competition". Yukina was supposed to fly with Kei, but she ends up being paired with another senior student who used to be Kei's partner, Sakaba, who is obnoxious and Yankee crazy. The summer with a "secret idol" turns into a summer with a" hated person". The flying summer is about to begin for the three students.
When Will You Return?
2017/Length:114min/Family Drama/Release: 2017 June 24th
Tomoko Ashimura, an 81-year old, is awkwardly typing on a PC, recording memories of her late husband, Goro.Suddenly, she is hospitalised due to a minor stroke, and asks her grandson Toru to continue writing her stories on the PC for her. Toru starts typing based on Tomoko's diary, and it reveals the turbulent life of Goro and Tomoko. Goro's work didn't go well and they were poor. Goro once asked for a divorce out of desperation.Regardless of the circumstances, Goro led an honest life and Tomoko followed him. When things were tough going, as well as when she was happy, she used to hum a song "When Will You Return?".
The Dark Maidens
2017/Length:105min/ School Mystery/Release:2017 April 1st
Itsumi Shiraishi, the most beautiful and the most charismatic student at Seibo Girls High School has died. She was holding a Lilly of the Valley in her hand. Was it a suicide or murder? A week later after school, six girls are gathered together. Each one of them is rumoured to be the killer. The girls begin readings - in the theme of "About the death of Itsumi Shiraishi".
©Rikako Akiyoshi/Futabasha Publishers Ltd. 2013
SAGRADA RESET Part1/Part2
2017/Length:Part1-103min、Part2-125min/Super natural, Fantasy/Release:Part1:2017 March 25th, Part2:2017 May 13th
Almost half of the residents possess some form of special powers in a closed city of Sakurada. Their powers are wide ranging. High school boy Kei Asai has the ability to perfectly remember everything he experiences, while Misora Haruki, who hangs out with Kei a lot, can turn back the time or "reset" the world for a maximum of three days. When the world is reset, Haruki's memory is also reset, but as she always remembers Kei, the two of them together can rewrite the world for a maximum of three days.
However, Kei and Haruki share a past that can never be restored. It concerns their classmate Sumire Soma - she died as a consequence of a reset two years ago. As Kei meets with various gifted people in Sakurada, she begins to wonder if Soma can be brought back by combining their powers.
CLOSEST LOVE TO HEAVEN
2017/Length:109min/Youth, Love Story/Release: 2017 February 25th
Nino falls in love with Kira, a heartthrob of the whole class. Introverted Nino finds it hard to interact with people, but when she learns Kira's secret, the two quickly become close. Though uncertain about the new feeling she is experiencing, Nino does her best to make Kira smile, despite his big secret. What will happen to Nino's first love? Their invaluable "365 days" have begun, joined by class mate Yabe and Kira's childhood friend Rei.
Kira, I want to be with you forever.
THE OLD CAPITAL
2016/Length:117min/Drama/Release:2016 December 3rd
Beautiful Chieko has been raised as the only child of a merchant family in Kyoto but she was a foundling. On the night of the Gion Festival she has an unsettling encounter with a village girl Naeko who looks exactly like her. It turns out they are twins. Despite mutual attraction and yearning, their different upbringings over so many years prevent them from living together. Remnants of the old capital, various historic scenes and sites in changing seasons are incorporated into this beautifully taken movie.
Kyokasyo ni nai!
2016/ Length: Part1- 75min, Part2- 78min/ Romantic comedy, Sexy/ Release: 2016 June 18th
High school teacher Arihiko Tairaku is on his way home with a fellow teacher Yayoi whom he has a crush on. He finds a girl , Aya, and scolds her for smoking to show off to Satsuki. But somehow the girl takes a shine to him and ends up transferring to the school where he teaches. Aya even tries to move in with Tairaku, and angry Tairaku goes to see her father. However, Aya turns out to be a daughter of a Yakuza boss, and he is made to promise to keep her safe for three years at high school. If Tairaku fails to protect Aya, he will be murdered by her father. Aya and Tairaku's thrilling and affectionate cohabitation begins in this sexy and romantic school comedy.
©2016 KYOKASYO-NI-NAI! Film Partners
Her Love Boils Bathwater
2016/Length: 125min/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/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…