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Yukiko Mishima , 2017
It’s been several years since Makoto divorced his first wife. He has remained a loving father to their daughter Saori, despite not seeing her as often as he’d like. He has also long-since remarried, and lives a mostly happy life with his second w
Tatsuyuki Nagai, 2015
When young Jun Naruse spots her father with another woman, she innocently tells her mother what she has seen - a revelation that leads to the parents’ divorce. Jun is horrified at what has happened, and is visited by a mysterious talking egg who ap
Masakazu Fukatsu, 2017
A father (Toshimi Watanabe) decides to start making a bento box (lunch box) for his daughter Midori (Rena Takeda) before she heads off to high school every day. At first, the experiment doesn’t go so well - the food isn’t great, and one day the f
Kentaro Hagiwara, 2017
Based on a manga by Sui Ishida, Tokyo Ghoul unfolds in an alternative modern-day Japan where superhuman beings known as Ghouls live among us. These vampire-like creatures look like humans but are actually monsters that feed solely on human flesh.
Hirokazu Kore-eda, 2017
When a factory owner turns up dead, it appears to be an open-and-shut case. Employee Misumi has previously served a lengthy jail-term for a double murder, and he confesses to the latest killing when questioned by police. Misumi’s legal team - led b
To JFF 2018
The 2018 Festival will again feature a diverse and packed programme of films, which includes work of the most acclaimed filmmakers from contemporary Japanese cinema, and covers a variety of themes, genres and topics.
This year we will host screenings at venues in Cork, Galway, Limerick, Tipperary, Dublin, Sligo, Waterford and Dundalk,
We hope that you will be able to join us.
Enjoy & Arigato!