My Dad is a Heel Wrestler (working title)
2018/ Length: 110min / Family, Drama/ Release: 2018 September
“Daddy’s job is to be a bad guy wrestler. At first, I was shocked…” Shota sneaks into his dad’s car to follow him to find out “What Daddy Does” to write for school. Then Shota sees for the first time that his dad, Takashi, was, in fact, the villain wrestler “Cockroach Mask”. Ashamed Shota asks Takashi to quit his job, but Takashi says “If there’s no bad guys, the heroes don’t shine, right?” But Shota is ashamed to tell anyone about what his dad does because all of his friends at school dislike Cockroach Mask. A heartwarming family drama for all working daddies, and all their families!
2018/ Length: 105min/ School Life, Romance/ Release: 2018 March 31st
Nao Kogure is a high school student who lost her parents at a young age, and who was raised by her gentle uncle Sousuke. She’s a scared-cat and socially awkward, and terrified of delinquents! On the first day of school, she sees a fight between a new kid and an upperclassman. The new kid is Taiga Onise, a “super-delinquent” who has bright red hair and a nasty glare. One day, Taiga calls Nao out behind the gym. She goes, terrified...But instead of hurting her, he suddenly proposes saying, “Please date me, and then we can get married!” Nao is secretly in love with her uncle, Sousuke, but she’s too scared to refuse, so they begin to date. And then she gradually comes to realize that despite his reputation and looks, he’s actually twice as kind and pure as anyone else…For the first time, she feels… love? Nao is overwhelmed with these new feelings.
Thicker Than Water
2018/ Length: 103min/ Drama, Family/ Release: 2018 February 10th
Kazunari, a clean-cut and likable young man, is a salesperson at a printing company. His calm and peaceful life is disturbed when his older brother, Takushi, comes to visit all of a sudden. Takushi is a typical troublemaker who was just released from jail after serving time for robbery. Kazunari is sick of his older brother but can’t reject him out of fear. At a printing factory where Kazunari regularly uses for his clients, there is another pair of siblings who are completely unlike each other. Yuria is a smart, hardworking lady who took over the factory from her father. She is secretly in love with Kazunari but unable to tell her feelings because of her ugly look. Yuria has a younger sister Mako, who is empty-headed but very attractive. Their relationship gets deteriorated when Mako starts dating Kazunari. When these two pairs of cat-and-dog siblings meet, their twisted relationships worsen even further…
Hold On, Baseball Team!
2018/ Length: 76min/ Comedy, School, Slice of Life/ Release: 2018 January 27th
The baseball team at Shingen Prefectural High School is neither strong nor weak, it’s Japan’s most peaceful team. The last summer for the seniors is over, and Obori, Akimoto, Miyata and the other freshman left behind now begin their new lives with the rest of the team. The three spend their days in class, and doing the grunt work that freshman players are expected to do. One day, Obori flunks a test, which means he’s in big trouble! If he fails the make-up test, he won’t be able to go on the baseball team’s trip! Will Obori, the dumbest kid on the team, be able to pass his exam and go on the trip?
The Many Faces of Ito
2018/ Length: 126min/ Mystery, Romance/ Release: 2018 January 12th
Rio Yazaki, a scriptwriter, created the smash-hit, now legendary TV show five years ago. Since then, however, she has been unable to produce a story of equal popularity. Determined to recreate her former success, she will do anything to return to the former glory days of her career. One day, “Let’s Love Like A Heroine,” a book containing the TV show, goes on sale. In conjunction, a “romance consultation” promotional talk show is held. She goes over the answers to questioners given out during the show. However, four women seem to show something in common. They all refer to a man named “Mr. Ito.” Could this be a coincidence? Using the results of the romance consultation, Rio begins to pen a new TV drama. As she writes, she begins to suspect that the Mr. Ito the women refer to is the same person. Who is Mr. Ito and what is he after?
The Stand-In Thief
2017/ Length: 114min/Comedy/ Release: 2017 November 18th
Hajime is an ex-professional thief. After turning from a life of crime, he’s become a welder and lives happily with Misa, the love of his life. One day, however, Hajime’s past catches up when his former partner in crime threatens to expose his past to Misa unless he pulls off a crime together. With little choice, Hajime breaks into a nearby mansion. After sneaking into the stately mansion, he meets several people. He gets mistaken for “Master of the Mansion”, “The Picture Book Author”, “The Editor” and more. Forced to portray a number of different roles in order to keep his true identity a secret, will he make it out of the mansion safely, and get back to the girlfriend he loves so dearly?
Pumpkin and Mayonnaise
2017/ Length: 93min/ Romance, Drama/ Release: 2017 November 11th
Tsuchida lives with her boyfriend Seichi, an aspiring musician who dreams of making it big. To support his goal, Tsuchida secretly works at nightclubs. Seichi, on the other hand, has fallen into a slump and idles about without putting much effort into earning a living. However, when learning how Tsuchida earns money and that she has slept with a customer, he decides to get a job. By chance, Tsuchida runs into Hagio, an ex-boyfriend she has been unable to forget. Clinging to memories of the past, Tsuchida finds herself falling for Hagio once again…
MAKE A BOW AND KISS
2017/ Length: 99min/ Romance, School/ Release: 2017 November 11th
An Kishimoto has dedicated six years of her life to archery. She’s the president of the archery club, but she’s not satisfied with the results she’s achieved as the last summer tournament of her high school life comes to an end. Youta Kishimoto has joined her club, and without ever even really practicing, shows off his amazing talents and wins the tournament. An decides to leave the club and make Youta club president. When he finds out, he makes “a certain request” of her…?! “I’ve always been watching you, An.” Youta’s pure love is almost to the point of bursting…Will the two of them ever be together?
LOVE and LIES
2017/ Length: 106min/ Romance, Drama/ Release: 2017 October 14th
In a future Japan, when a government notice arrives, you are no longer allowed to love freely, but the genetic matching system is a huge success, and becomes the standard for happy marriages. Aoi Nisaka is a high school girl who can’t wait the notice. The day before her birthday, her childhood friend Yuto Shima suddenly tells her that he’s in love with her. Aoi doesn’t know how to feel about her childhood friend who is kind and gentle. And then she meets Sosuke Takachiho, the silent and mysterious boy whom the government has selected. She finds herself drawn towards Sosuke, but...
Moon and Thunder
2017/ Length: 120min/ Romance, Drama/ Release: 2017 October 7th
“I will have a normal family and live a decent life.” While contemplating marriage, Yasuko is reunited with Satoru, a son born of her father’s mistress and with whom she spent childhood together for a short while twenty years ago. Satoru, who has been living as a drifter ever since, has come back into Yasuko’s life. Soon, he begins to stir her life up in spite of Yasuko’s wish for a quiet life. One day, Yasuko, along with Satoru, visits her mother and her younger half-sister. It is then she notices that her life, which has until now been a monotonous existence, has begun to undergo rapid change.
©2017 "Moon and Thunder" PRODUCTION COMMITTEE
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…
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.