A girl, Asuka (Atsuko Maeda), has recently moved to a new complex without the knowledge that deaths had happened there 13 years ago in one of the apartments. All was normal until the old man near her complex was found dead mysterious. This caused many suspicions but couldn't find the reason. Sasahara (Hiroki Narimiya) is the cleaning guy who cleanse such places where people have recently died. Asuka befriends with him and asks more about the complex and also tries to find something in the apartment to give the old man's family. What they didn't realize was that the story didn't end there.
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February 19, 2014 in Japanese
Takafumi Katayama (Nao Ohmori) is a mild mannered father who seeks new experience in his life. He joins an S&M club where the so-called Queens come and entertain the clients. Takafumi finds himself addicted to the club and doesn't find any other way but to go deeper in the club's mysteries. He finds extreme pleasure he never sensed before. Every Queen is unique and different in taste and he can't resist his urge to be with them. Movie filled with imagination and sex comedy had a good run at box office.
January 2, 2014 in Japanese
A secret project is in work by the Japanese government to control the DNA of its people. Ryuhei Kagura (Kazunari Ninomiya) is one of the top DNA scientists working at the facility. Things started to get wrong when the founder of the DNA analysis system was murdered and Kagura's DNA was found at the crime scene. This incident caused havoc in the facility but Kagura was having a nightmare. He resisted the claim and to save himself, became a fugitive.
January 1, 2014 in Japanese
A man with eidetic memory, perfect body and high intelligence is known as the "Brain Man" (Ichiro Suzuki). Though, no one finds human emotions in his eyes. When a series of explosions happens in the town, every one's suspicion falls on the Brain Man as he could do this. Though, police can't arrest him before any evidence. When the neurosurgeon Mariko Washiya (Yasuko Matsuyuki) suspects that the brain man is good-natured man who is trying to save the criminals, she becomes interested to uncover the truth.
November 30, 2013 in Japanese
Two stories are shown in parallel style. One set in 1987 and one in 2003. Both about same people, except one, Yonosuke (Kengo Kôra). In 1987, they all were in college living the normal life. But, now in 2003 after fifteen years, Yonosuke is been missing. People say he has become a cameraman but no one knows his real address. The events happened in the college year impacted heavily everyone involved into them and Yonosuke was the main person leading those events to everyone's lives. Good or bad, those events changed everyone's perspectives.
In this Japanese Anime, Takao a school boy skips school to practice shoe making. He aspires to be a shoe-maker. There he meets a woman older than him. They starts talking each other and meeting each other frequently without determining the time. The mystery is that they only get together on rainy days which brings Takao's mind to some suspicions.
August 24, 2013 in Japanese
Fumiko is living on an island and has came to Tokyo to be a part of the family gathering and also with her husband. She soon discovers that a life in a busy city is very much different than a life on an island. Her son's wife takes care of her but still the family is lacking something. The Japanese drama portrays a life in general in urban Japanese culture.
December 29, 2012 in Yakuza
The police department decides to takdown the Yakuzas once and for all. This campaign while alerting the Yakuza gang leaders it also ignites the internal struggle between Sanno of the East and Hanabishi of the West. Which started as a police campaign for cleaning the city becomes a nationwide outrage beyond limits.
December 28, 2012 in Japanese
A couple determined to leave the criminal life is forced back into it when their restaurant destroys in a fire leaving them penniless. They began the acts of frauds just like the old days, but this time, they subsequently learned the meanings and brutal consequences of their deeds when they target three lonely ladies in marriage fraud one by one.
December 25, 2012 in Japanese
Mutta (Shun Oguri) a twelve year old boy and his little brother, Hibito (Masaki Okada), 9, thought they saw a UFO flying towards the moon. Tantalized by the thought of seeing a real UFO, they decided to become astronomers and go to the space. Though, the pact worked out half true as Mutta grew up being an employee at a car manufacturing company while Hibito caught his dream by becoming a real astronomer. Living their own lives, they almost forgot the about the pact, until the day when Mutta lost his job and Hibito called him for a space adventure - for real!
December 24, 2012 in Japanese
Based on a Japanese Magna "Umizaru", this is the fourth part of the movie series. The story starts after the two years of the accident in the last movie. The characters have moved on and are trying to live a normal life. Though, tragedies and disasters doesn't come alarming in advance. Daisuke (Hideaki Ito), Kanna (Ai Kato), Yoshioka (Ryuta Sato) and Mika (Riisa Naka) are riding along on the Tokyo bound flight. Ill fate strikes and the one of the engine fails forcing them to land in the sea. Although, it was a considerably safe landing, they had just 20 minutes to evacuate everyone of more than 300 passengers on board. With strong cast and performance, it was the best-grossing movie of the year in Japan.
December 22, 2012 in Japanese
The final part of the series, Bayside Shakedown is now dealing with a case which has the hazardous potential of taking the whole police department down. It is urgent to solve the case and reach to the root before its too late. Shunsaku Aoshima (Yuji Oda) takes the responsibility for that once again.
December 9, 2012 in Japanese
Ayumi (Tôri Matsuzaka) has been trained by his grandmother (Kirin Kiki) to become a learned "Tsunagu" - a connector of the dead. But, before she allow him to go on his own way, she wants to make sure about her grandson's understanding of the skill he learned. She sets up a series of clients who wanted to meet their dead relatives. Ayumi follows every meeting with clients and learns the lesson about living without regrets. Based on a novel by Mizuki Tsujimura, the movie was an instant hit at the Japanese box office.
October 4, 2012 in Japanese
Japanese Animes are known for their unique ideas and storytelling methods. In this well-received Anime and twelfth installment of the series, Zephyr now called only as Z is determined to kill all the pirates of the sea and embarks on his mission with firmness. Luffy and his crew encounter him at sea, he defeats them all with great margin and also three of their crew gets 10 years younger. Luffy determined and raged to take revenge is unable to notice Zephyr's master plan which will consume thousands of lives at once.
This slasher film represents Hasumi a teacher with nice appearance and well-loved among his peers and students holds a dark secret in his leisure times. He is a sociopath unable to feel empathy for humans. He is a maniac who kills people believing that god wants him to do so. In this mental illness he even kills his partner who killed people for fun. Things get darker when he finds killing is the ultimate way to stop bullying in his school and get rid of the overbearing parents. He begins to kill students and their parents. His evil plans were successful until two students escaped from him before he could execute them and now as police has captured him he plans to use his ill mental condition as his protection to get saved from the criminal charges and the ultimate punishment.
August 21, 2012 in Japanese
Stated as "achingly real", Himizu is sat after the Tsunami hit Japanese coast in 2011. The area is more like a dystopian world which is filled with "bad people". The 14 year old boy and his friend consequently decides to kill all those bad people. But, in his list also includes psychotic and violent people. Knowing from their friends that they have embarked on a wrong road, they decide to live the violent life. But, sins doesn't leave you before equaling the accounts on both hands, they also have to get through the consequences they created during their brutal journey.
August 21, 2012 in Japanese
In this light-hearted Japanese comedy drama, an amateur film-maker and his crew visits the mountain village of Yamamura to get his next movie completed. Getting refusal at first, they get help from the villagers except one lumberjack who unwillingly helps him. The comedy is about the incidence while making the movie and knowing each other more closely.
Hana falls in love with a person who often sneaked into her classes and tried to learn new things. He also loves her back. Eventually, she finds out that the man she love is a wolfman and the last descendant of the Japanese wolfmen. As they decided to stay together, after one year Hana becomes pregnant and has two beautiful children called Yuki and Ame - both are wolf children and have the characteristics of a wolfman. Suddenly, Hana's husband dies and all responsibilities to raise the children falls on Hana, which is difficult as they were out of control and would be transformed into a wolf at anytime. This caused Hana trouble as well as her neighbors complained about the screams and screeches coming from Hana's house. She is determined to raise her children at any cost.