Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin in Berlin, Germany
2016 Feb 11-17
Undefeated Bahamut Chronicle
2016 January-March/ 30min/ 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.
2016 Janualy-March/ 30min/Fantasy, Love story
Three girls and nine boys are traveling on a gigantic airship “NORN”. All passengers on NORN have supernatunal powers.
Girls Beyond the Youth KOYA
2015 January-March/ 30min/ School, Love comedy
An ordinary high school boy, Buntaro was asked by his classmate Sayuki, “Do you like money? Do you want to be famous? If you help me, you can get both.”
With four more members they organize a group named “Rokuhara” to produce a gal-game (a game which players interact with attractive female characters).
Their goal is to produce a popular game and become rich and famous… but how could this happen?
GIRLS und PANZER The Movie
2015/ about 119min/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.
selector destructed WIXOSS
2016/Length: TBA/Gamebased 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.
2015 October/ TV series/ 30min/ School comedy
A very ordinary high school boy, Kimito Kagurazaka、is suddenly abducted to the prestigious girls school. The girls at the school are daughters of distinguished families and they are kept away from the world outside the school. Kimito has been chosen as a "sample commoner" for the purpose of immunizing the girls against members of the opposite sex and the public.Suddenly surrounded by Kimito's well-to-do admirers, Kimito's new school life begins! Heart-warming school romantic comedy!
A Chivalry of a Failed Knight –A TALE OF WORST ONE
TV series / October 2015 / 30min/Action, love story
"Magic Knights" are modern-day wizards who transform their souls to magic swords to fight. Ikki Kurogane is a student at a magic knights training school, "Hagun Gakuen", but his achievement is too low so he has to repeat the year. A school sword action anime follows him as he bulldozes through the rows of powerful opponents and storm up the ranking from the very bottom!
TV series / October 2015 / 30min/Action, Comedy
In the near future, the world situation, especially the very nature of war have undergone a complete change. There are boys from different background in one of the battlefields. There are dangers in war but it is someone else's problem as far as the two are concerned.
But then something changes their life completely.
Is the order a rabbit? 2nd Season
2015 October/ TV series/ 30min/Moe, Horror, Suspense
Cocoa arrives in a new town in spring to start high school.
She gets lost and pops into a coffee shop called "Rabbit House", which turns out to be where she will live. All the characters are so cute - tiny but cool Chino, soldierly Rize, gentle and Japanese Chiya, sophisticated but down-to-earth Sharo. They are joined by Chino's class mates Maya and Megu, and a regular at the shop, Mr. Blue-Mountain Aoyama. Everything is so cute every day at Rabbit House!
ARPEGGIO OF BLUE STEEL -Ars Nova- Cadenza
2015/ 105min/ Action, sci-fi/ Theatical Release: October 3rd 2015
During the battle against "Fog Student Council" President, Fog battleship Hiei, the father appeared together with the Mental Model of the Super Battleship Musashi, de facto leader of the Fog Fleet, to urge the world to surrender. Captain of the I-401, Gunzo Chihaya adds a new aim of seeing his father once again and heads for the Arctic sea.
Iona, in the meantime, matures as a Mental Model and starts looking forward into the "future", the "past" torments her. What awaits Gunzo and Iona beyond the blockade?
2015 July/ TV series/ 30min/ School comedy, Sexy
Five boys enter a high school which used to be girls high school. They try to sneak into a shower room to see naked girls, but are captured and imprisoned by a secret student committee. They thought their school life was heaven, but it has turned into hell from that day.
2015 July/ TV series/ 30min/ Fantasy adventure, Action
In August, a "gate to a parallel world (Gate)" suddenly opens in broad daylight in Ginza, Tokyo. A grotesque army of a parallel world rushes in through the "Gate". The Ground Self-Defence Force fights them off immediately, and step inside the "Special Region" on the other side of the Gate. A super entertainment fantasy on an unprecedented scale has just begun!
USHIO AND TORA
2015 July/ 30min/ Action, Fantasy
Schoolboy Ushio Aotsuki lives with his father who is a temple master. One day, he encounters something bizarre in the basement of the old storehouse at home. It is an enormous spectre which was feared by people as a heinous monster and has been sealed by the "Beast Spear" for 500 years!
2015 July/ TV series/ 30minx 12eps/Moe, Horror, Suspense
The “school Life Club” is a club to stay at school. It has four members: Yuki, the mood setter, Kurumi who loves a shovel, Rii-san who keeps them together, and Mii-kun who is younger but reliable. Watched over by the club advisor Megu-ne who is placid and suave, the members have bread rolls for breakfast, harvest mini tomatoes from the roof-top veg garden, and run around the school chasing Taromaru, the dog, when it escapes from the room.Despite occasional difficulties, the communal life has more than enough fun to compensate them.The “School Life Club” is in full swing today as always!“We are here!”
Snow White with the Red Hair
2015 July/ TV series/ 30min/ Fantasy, Romance
Shirayuki is a girl with apple-red hair.
Due to the novelty, she becomes wanted by Prince Raji as his concubine,
so she leaves the country where she has lived all her life.
When she reaches the forest in the neighboring country, she meets and is helped by a young man, Zen, the second Prince of the Kingdom of Clarines.
The story follows the two as they meet, take each other's hand, and start living their lives in harmony as they encounter various people along the way.
2015 July/ TV series/ 7min/ School, Slice of Life
Wakaba Kohashi is a high school fresher from the spring.
Although she is every inch a girl from a very wealthy family, she joins an ordinary girls' school. Everything in her new life is fresh and she is super excited. Her aim is...to become a hot chick!
2015 April/ 30 min/ TV series/ Romantic comedy with pop music
ST☆RISH has won the legendary Uta☆Pri Award for the best rookie, and Haruka Nanami is an up-and-coming composer.
The two are steadily finding their footholds in the entertainment industry along with their senior group, QUARTET NIGHT, who belong to the same Shining Agency.
But a battle is about to commence in the entertainment industry over the opening act at an international sporting event.
Talent agencies go head-to-head to secure the opening act by entering their best artists. Who will represent Shining Agency? What does the future hold for ST☆RISH, QUARTET NIGHT and Haruka?
The idols who have exceeded 2000% will cause a revolution of love!
2015 April/ 30 min/ TV series/Comedy, Slice of Life
Alice Cartelet is 16 years old.
She is a blond, blue-eyed English girl but she has been on a home stay in Japan for a year now.
She has been welcomed into the home of her best friend and classically Japanese-looking high school girl, Shinobu Omiya, and has been enjoying the Japanese high-school life to the fullest.
The bond amongst five girls - Alice and Shinobu, big and small duo of Aya Komichi and Yoko Inokuma, and Karen Kujou who is another blond English girl - continues to sparkle today!
The second series of a soft and dreamy school comedy!
Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?
2015 April/ 30 min/ TV series/ Fantasy
Orario is a megapolis with a magnificent underground labyrinth known as Dungeon.
It is a place of excitement for the unknown, triumphant honor and romance with a pretty girl.
While all dreams and desires lurk behind the scene, a boy meets a tiny "goddess".
"Follow me, Bell! It's time for the Familia initiation ritual!"
"Yes! I'm going to get stronger!"
A would-be-adventurer boy who has been rejected by all other Familia has a fateful encounter with a goddess who has no followers.
The boy's journey is recorded by the goddess in "Familia's Myth".
Wish Upon the Pleiades
2015 April/ 30 min/ TV series/Fantasy, Action
"A junior high school student and stargazing enthusiast, Subaru, encounters a Pleiadesian from outer space one day after school.
The Pleiadesian has summoned a helpe, but instead of just one helper, five turn up for some reason!
The five girls are appointed as "witches" but each of them lacks something and their disjointed efforts keep ending in failure. Can they collect the engine fragments and repair the space ship?
Subaru and her friends glide through the universe and time armed with infinite juvenile possibilities to help the poor alien while fostering their friendships in this story of hope. "
Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma
2015 April/ 30 min/ TV series/Food battle, Comedy
Soma, a middle school student, lived with his father who runs a local restaurant in an old town. His dream is to become a cook like his father, and even surpass him. He trained himself every day to make his dream come true. Suddenly, his father tells him to enter a cooking school, and there he meets and competes with his unique classmates. This is a cooking battle story you have never seen before!
ARPEGGIO OF BLUE STEEL -Ars Nova- DC
2015 January/ 105min / Action・Sci-Fi
In mid-21st century, humans have lost much of the land due to global warming and rising sea levels.
While Gunzo goes aboard to break the stalemate and takes command of the submarine, a top secret request arrives from a high-ranking government official of Japan.
Through the unrelenting attacks by the battleships of the Fog Fleet, Iona matures. What separates the humans, the Fog and Mental Model? Having fought a fierce battle with Kongo and delivered the "last resort of the humans" to San Diego, what is the next purpose of Gunzo and his crew, and what is the yet another shadow that is towering over them?
The Town Where Only I am Missing
2016/Length: TBA/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.
Chimamire Sukeban Chainsaw
2016/72min/Action,Comedy/Theatical Release: Early 2016
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.
The Land of Rain Trees
2015/108mins/Love Story/ Theatical Release: 2015 Winter
Everything started from an unforgettable book that Shin liked when he was in high school. Growing up, he got to know Hitomi who had a blog, which titled “Rain Tree no Kuni” via email, and gradually grew his feelings for her. But there was a secret that Hitomi kept rejecting to meet Shin…
JU-ON: The Final Curse
2015/90mins/Horror/ Theatical Release: June 20th 2015
The legendary horror series returns with a new collection of fear-filled hauntings as mother and son ghosts Kayako and Toshio take their grudge spawned cruse out on a new set of hapless victims.
“Ju-on,” with its seven sequels and three Hollywood remakes, is the most successful horror franchise to come out of Japan. Now, following on the heels of the previous entry, “Ju-on: The Beginning of the End” (2014), “Ju-on: The Final Curse” promises to be the most terrifying film in the Ju-on series yet!
Piece of Cake
2015/121mins/Love romance/ Theatical Release: September 5th 2015
Shino Umemiya, 25 year old. She has so far drifted in life, in romantic relationships and job alike. She can't even keep a house plant without letting it wither. She knows she's got to do something about it. She wants to be a woman who waters plants every day, a woman who nurture relationships, career and house plants. She makes a fresh start and on the night she moves into a new apartment, she meets her new neighbor across the veranda. The moment she sees his smile, a breeze blows through her heart!
NOU SHOU SAKURETSU GIRL
2015/77mins/Action, survival/ Theatical Release: July 25th 2015
The catchy melody is unforgettable once heard. The lyrics portray the "reality" of high school girls but at an ultrafast speed, so even a fast talker would find it impossible to keep up with the singing. The original music, "Nosho Sakuretsu Girl", is a smash-hit Vocaloid music that shot up to reach a million hits as soon as it was posted on Niconico video sharing site. The official novel is a bestseller with the total circulation of the series exceeding 450,000 copies. Based on the original music and original work, and double starred by Hinata Kashiwagi (Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku) and Seiko Taketomi, the first-ever live-action film adaptation of Vocaloid music has been created!
2015/85min/Action, survival/ Theatical Release: July 25th 2015
Ai (Nana Seino) studies at an all-girls school for the artistically gifted. Praised as a genius by the faculty and used by the administration to attract more students, Ai finds herself at odds with jealous classmates and a teacher who both resents her privileged status and thirsts for her sexually. Ai has been constructing a large, mysterious work of art that holds the answer to what truly lies beyond the veil of the school’s serene image, and to an explosive confrontation that will question your ability to judge the thin line which separates reality from illusion.
The Ninja War of TORAKAGE
2015/94mins/Ninja, Action/ Theatical Release: June 20th 2015
Torakage used to command the fame as 'the most powerful in the world of ninjas', but he left that world six years ago and is now living a peaceful life with his family in a small village. But then his wife and son are taken hostage, and he is sucked into the deadly battle over two 'scrolls' which show the whereabouts of the hidden treasure. Torakage decides to draw his sword again to save his loved ones but he is challenged by highly skillful swordsmen. Who will take possession of the treasure after all, and what is the fate awaiting Torakage?
MAZE OF FEAR
2015/71mins/Horror/ Theatical Release: May 23th 2015
"Senritsu Meikyu" is called the scariest haunted house at Fuji-Q Highland, one of the most famous amusement park in Japan, where as much as 20% of challengers give up and leave in fear. One night after the park closed, 4 groups of visitors were gathered as candidates who volunteer an experience of a maximum version! The first-ever "experienceable" movie where you can feel the world-class fear as if you were in the real haunted house.
Till Death Do Us What?
2015/ 97mins/ Comedy, Drama/ Theatrical Release: May 30th 2015
Aspiring writer Kota (Kuranosuke Sasaki) finally marries book-loving Yuko (Hiromi Nagasaku) after 17 years since they first met. Shortly afterwards it is discovered that Yuko is pregnant as well as having cancer, and the sweet life of the newly-weds turns into a life of battling illness. Yuko passes away after only 493 days of married life. Yuko, who is supposed to be dead, reappears in front of Kota!
Before long the feelings which they could not express to each other when Yuko was alive start pouring out..
2015/ 104mins/ Comedy, Drama/ Theatrical Release: May 16th 2015
The debt repayment deadline is looming for Naoki who works as a host club escort. He manages to scrape together 10 million yen and throws a celebratory party for his colleagues, but when he wakes up the following afternoon, the money is nowhere to be seen. None of his colleagues at the club has seen such money. It seems it was all a dream. Unless he comes up with the money in the next 12 hours, he will be sent to the bottom of Tokyo Bay. Various characters appear on the scene, his colleagues, the club's female customers who cannot pay their bills, Naoki's father who comes to see him in Tokyo and the debt collector, but none of them are dependable
SAMURAI OF THE DEAD
2015/72mins/Zombie, Horror, Action Theatrical Release: April 11th, 2015
Samurai v.s. Zombie- The ultimate Battle Royale begins!
Zombies appear all of a sudden in Kyoto during the samurai period.
A Samurai warrior, Gesutaro Kuzuyama, unexpectedly meets a zombie during patrol and is bitten by it.
Around the same time, the merchant of death, Kaufman trading company, which was transporting zombies, learns from an informer that the escaped zombie has been captured by Shinsengumi. So the master assassins are dispatched to destroy the evidence.
Zombies or Samurai, who will be left standing at the end?