2019/ Length: 81min/ Horror/ Release: 2019 May 10th
There are three rules at Toshimaen. 1. Don’t knock on that door. 2. Don’t look in that mirror. 3. If someone says your name in that place, don’t answer…When you break the rules, an unending merry-go-round of terror begins to spin…Your best friend, Yuka, is dead. It’s not clear what the cause of death was, and the funeral wasn’t open to visitors. The family quickly moved away after that, and you’re still not sure how she died. The one thing you do know is that on the day she died, she was with her friends at Toshimaen Amusement Park. Several years later, Saki, Anju, Chiaki, Ami, and Kaya reunite for the first time in years. The five of them excitedly decide to go Toshimaen Amusement Park, a place that was very important to them when they were younger. None of them know that they’re about to enter a nightmare…
© 2019 Toei Video Co., LTD.
2019/ Length: 79min/ Romance, Comedy/ Release: 2019 Febraury 23rd
Language teacher Kunihiko is approached by a lonely female student, Kazumi, and agrees to be her “friend” until she can make friends of her own. But Kazumi spends the whole day following him around, and shows no signs of attempting to make friends at all! Kunihiko does his best to help her, but then even stranger students appear… This school heaven romantic comedy shows how the life of a teacher is made into a mess by his “incomprehensible, pain in the butt” students!
© 2018 TOBI,COMIC Meteor/"All of Them Are Troublesome Girls!" Production Committee
2019/ Length: 52+54min / Action, Violence/ Release: 2019 February 22nd
Giko Nokomura is a female student at Uguisu school, who carries around her very own chainsaw. One day she begins to be attacked by modified corpses created by one of her classmates, Nero Aoi. She tears her way through the corpses and busts into Nero’s hideout. Why is Nero so intent on attacking Giko?! The reason will shock you! After her battle with Nero, she encounters a new enemy. It’s the leader of the Uguisu school Student Council Guardians, Nemesis. Giko is in greater danger than she’s ever been before!
©2019ReiMikamoto,PUBLISHED BY KADOKAWA CORPORATION/VAP all rights reserved.
2019/ Length: 108min/ Family, Drama/ Release: 2019 February 22nd
"Someday, the person you love most will be gone. How do you live after that?" That’s the theme of this movie, based on autobiographical essay manga written by a man who lost his mother. An author makes a discovery in the empty days after his mother’s death. As he faces reality, he begins to see the meaning of her death – An autobiographical essay comic that depicts how the world changes when your mother is gone. His strong feelings for his mother, depicted in his cold and distant writing, will move your heart.
© Satoshi Miyagawa/SHINCHOSHA © 2019 "When My Mom Died, I Wanted to Eat Her Ashes"
2019/ Length: 91min/ Drama/ Release: 2019 February 15th
Failed manga artist Suzuo Takahata spends his days getting drunk and gambling. One day, he’s overjoyed to get a big win in pachinko, only to fall off a bridge on the way home and die. He dies before he’s ready, and before he’s even announced his next book, and before he’s taught anyone anything, leaving behind a wife and daughter. When Suzuo wakes up, he finds himself at a gate. There the dead are interviewed and their next life is decided. The judge is astonished at what a loser Suzuo is. His sentence: Reborn as a cat and returns to his wife Natsuko and daughter Miyu…
©Mina Itaba /SHUEISHA, 2019 "TORASAN" Production Committee
2019/ 102min/ Drama/ Release: February 7th, 2020
Akira Takasu is a sculptor who runs a studio named Horitaka, which he took over after his father’s disappearance. Lately, he's also taken a job as a mailman for some extra cash. One day, a man named Minoru Nitta visits his studio. Minoru was a thug who once tried to get a Japanese tattoo, and then gave up and ran away before it was completed. Akira decides to finish the tattoo. There is a strange poet who lives in the mountains outside the town. His pen name is “Southern Cross”, but his nickname is “Penguin”, due to the strong resemblance he bears to that animal. Penguin is an extremely famous poet, and Akira enjoys delivering his fan letters, as it provides him an easy excuse to cut work. One day, a fan of this penguin-like poet appears, saying that her name is “Moonlit Night Star”, and that she wants the poet to marry her. After much effort, she badgers Penguin into agreeing to allow them to live together. Penguin assumes that once she actually moves in, she’ll quickly lose interest and go home. Akira treats this new visitor coldly, but at the same time, finds himself slightly drawn to her. One day, the town is rocked by a rumor that says that the boss of the local mafia was assassinated by a hitman who'd been hiding in the town. This hitman turns out to be Nitta, who'd be living in Akira's house. When he learns this, Akira decides he’s going to keep Nitta safe.
2020/ 81min/ Drama/ Release:January 18th, 2020 Available in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Korea and Mongolia
One morning, a man goes to a town market to sell his horses with the other villagers. After exchanging affectionate glances with his wife and leaving his children, the man goes to the market and is killed by horse thieves. The wife holds the man’s funeral and decides to return to her family with her kids. Then, another man who left her 8 years ago without leaving any notes appears and helps the woman move. Somehow, the son of the wife resembles the man. They go out on horseback together and bump into the horse thieves.
©Horse Thieves Production Committee
2019/ 91min/ Romance,Comedy/ Release:November 1st, 2019
A Cinderella story about a girl who’s shy when it comes to romance.Ayane is a chubby girl who moved to Italy to be surrounded by her favorite thing: chocolate. One day, she’s involved in an accident, and when she wakes up from her coma… She’s got a hot body that anybody would be jealous of! But then, one day, Takumu Minato, a popular idol who’s a client at her salon, asks her on a date. Ayane has a great time, and finds herself falling in love… But she asks herself, “Could he ever really love a former fatso like me?” and pushes him away… Will Ayane be able to overcome her past and experience true romance?
© Tomohide Kiyoshi・Junko Tamura, KODANSHA／ Dosukoi! Love The Movie Production Committee
2019/ 103min/ Splatter,Romance,Comedy/ Release:November 29th,2019
Kurosu is a depressed student who flunked his university entrance exams, quit his prep school, and stopped leaving his apartment. He tries to hang himself on a hook on the apartment wall, but fails. When the hook snaps, it opens a hole in the wall. When he looks through it, he sees the apartment of his pretty next-door neighbor, Miyauchi. From that day on, his life begins to revolve around peeping through that hole, and he becomes more and more obsessed with Miyauchi. But one day, he sees her brutally murdering someone in the room, and he screams. When she catches him peeping, Kurosu tells her he loves her. He thinks she’ll kill him, but instead, he ends up dating her! He starts a new job, goes on dates, eats the home-cooked meals she makes for him… It’s the happiest he’s ever been in his life. But even in the middle of their dates, Miyauchi is still killing people… Will he be her next victim? What will become of Kurosu?!
©L・K／”My Girlfriend is a Serial Killer” Production Committee
2019/ 115min/ Drama,Romance/ Release:August 23rd,2019
Naoko is ten days away from getting married when she reunites with her former lover Kenji, who’s returned to their hometown of Akita. She’d just been going through her things to get ready for her new life, and found an old photo album. “This one is my favorite,” she says, as she takes out a photograph to show Kenji. It’s a black and white photo of the two of them, complete naked, in front of a giant poster of the rim of Mt. Fuji’s caldera. The memories of the lust-filled days of their youth come flooding back to them. “Just for tonight, why don’t we go back to how we used to be?” Naoko asks, suddenly, and the two of them sleep together.
© 2019“It Feels So Good” Production Committee