This film follows the cat-and-mouse game between the two loners, a small-town police detective and a seasoned cat burglar. (Asian Cinevision)
A top secret American forces strategic bomber known as Midnight Eagle suddenly vanishes in the Northern Alps. Its payload is a specialized nuclear warhead. If it were to explode, the entire nation of Japan would be hurled into an unprecedented calamity. Prime Minister Takafumi Watarase convenes an emergency meeting of the Security Council of Japan. An elite squad from the Self-Defense Force able to operate in severe mountains conditions is formed, and heads off to try and recover the fuselage... (Strand Releasing)
Minoru (Kento Hayashi) and Aki (Kie Kitano) have grown up together from a young age. Contrary to wimpish Minoru, Aki, who normally looks ladylike, is very strong at fighting, hence Aki has always protected Minoru from being bullied. Their dynamics remains the same into their high school years. Wanting to break out of this situation, Minoru starts going to a boxing gym run by Oki (Takao Osawa), whom he met by chance. However, Aki, who gets wind of it, is fascinated with boxing as well, and joins (imdb)
A woman named Kiwako abducts a baby from a man whom she has had an affair with. For four years Kiwako raises the child as her own until she is arrested. The child named Erina is then returned to her birth parents, but she can't find peace. As an adult, Erina also becomes involved with a married man and becomes pregnant. To confront her past, Erina goes to Shodoshima where she lived with Kiwako as a child. There Erina discovers a shocking truth and is forced to make a decision. (Wikipedia)
Japan, 1941: With war raging in Europe, Japan's imperial command sees an opportunity to advance their nation's standing in the world. The plan to attack Pearl Harbor was drawn up, and one man was tasked with it's implementation: Admiral Yamamoto. Opposed to the plan, Yamamoto must nevertheless carry out his orders and commit one of the biggest military mistakes in history. The Admiral is a masterpiece that explores one man's, and by reflection one nation's, turmoil. (amazon.co.uk)
Following the discovery of a dead student on school grounds, the students, the parents, the teachers, the administrators, the police, and the media become entangled in a complex web of lies as they each seek to answer: was it suicide, or was it murder?
The students, weary of the apathy of the adults around them, decide to hold their own trial to uncover the truth behind the death of a student on school grounds.
A Japanese young office employee tries to end his life due to overwhelming pressure in the office environment. While he almost commits suicide, a classmate appears and saves his life. The classmate brings a different life to him from the moment they meet. (imdb)
A story set in a café situated along a small cape and run by an elderly woman named Etsuko and aided her nephew Koji (IMDB).
A Tokyo doctor moves back to her small hometown in the countryside where she works in a local clinic. Through her new job, she treats terminally ill patients at home who are unable or unwilling to travel to a hospital in a larger city.
Seiji Kamiya works as a pottery craftsman, while he lives alone in a mountain village. His son, Gaku, works as an engineer for a large company in Algeria. Gaku comes to Japan with his fiance Nadia. He visits his father and tells him that he will quit his job. He wants to work as a pottery craftsman like his father, but Seiji opposes the idea. Meanwhile, Marcos is a Brazilian man living in Japan and he is a neighbor of Seiji. (imdb)
Masajiro Miyazawa owns and runs a pawn shop for generations. His first son is Kenji and his daughter is Toshi Miyazawa. Kenji is supposed to take over the pawn shop as the first son, but he refuses. Masajiro is soft on his son. Meanwhile, Toshi is smart and wise. She gives advice to her father and her older brother. One day, Toshi gets sick. (imdb)