JAPANESE FILM FESTIVAL 2016 FILMS

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Rudolf the Black Cat / Rudolf to Ippai-attena

Rudolf, a black cat, is suddenly separated from his beloved master. He unexpectedly wakes up in a long-distance truck that ...
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An / Sweet Bean

Sweet red bean paste is the “soul” of the dorayaki pancakes that Sentaro sells at his little bakery. Sentaro’s bakery ...
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Creepy

Takakura, a detective of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police, has retired from the force due to a horrible incident that left ...
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Kako: My Sullen Past / Fukigen na Kako

Every day, Kako stares sullenly at the canal. She holds nothing of interest in the store runs by her family ...
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Over the Fence

Shiraiwa is a man who neglected his family. After his wife deserts him, Shiraiwa leaves Tokyo and goes back to ...
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Sanada Ten Braves / Sanada Juyushi

It is the Sengoku period – or the Warring State era – in Japan, and the Tokugawa Shogunate has won ...
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The Boy and the Beast / Bakemono no Ko

In this world, there is a world of humans and also another separate world. The world of Beasts. Shibuya in ...
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Tsukiji Wonderland

Tsukiji Market is the biggest fish and seafood market in the world. Why does Tsukiji continue to fascinate people around ...
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What a Wonderful Family! / Kazoku wa Tsuraiyo

The old wife and husband couple, Shuzo and Tomiko, has three children. The eldest son live along with his parents, ...
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The Magnificent Nine / Tono, Risoku de Gozaru

Things seem hopeless for the residents of a poor post-town in 18th century Japan who suffered in great poverty due ...
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The Anthem of the Heart / Kokoro ga Sakebitagatterunda

Jun Naruse is a girl who carries the guilt of breaking up her family with the words she carelessly uttered ...
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Chihayafuru Part II / Chihayafuru Shimo no Ku

Chihaya forms a “competitive karuta club” (karuta: traditional Japanese card game) with Taichi, hoping to see her childhood friend Arata ...
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The Mohican Comes Home / Mohican Kokyo ni Kaeru

Eikichi is vocalist of a death metal band without financial guarantees for his future. His pregnant girlfriend, Yuka, force him ...
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Chihayafuru Part I / Chihayafuru Kami no Ku

Chihaya, Taichi and Arata are childhood friends, bound by their passion for playing “competitive karuta” (karuta: traditional Japanese card game) ...
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