This movie has an ensemble cast which draws normal people who might be living next door, in any normal town. And it draws various problems like child abuse, chain of abuse, negligence, ... See full summary »
When it comes time to choose an extracurricular club three high school freshmen pick the naginata one or rather it picks them. Asahi and her friends consistently train and improve including... See full summary »
Tamiko used to be a very good ping pong player as a child, but she is now twenty-eight years old and left the sport behind. Her mother Hanako had taught her how to play imposing discipline ... See full summary »
Takumi is on his class' community outreach group. His teacher assigns more students to the group including a student who, due to a mishap, has foregone speaking. The class has to perform a ... See full summary »
Leaving her provincial home, teenage Mutsuko arrives in Tokyo by train to take a job in a major automotive company but finds that she is employed by a small auto repair shop owned by ... See full summary »
A washed-up boxer, Jo-ha, has lived his life relying on nothing but his physical strength. His champion glory lasted only a moment, and now pride is all Jo-ha has. He runs into his mom who ... See full summary »
after their twenty-something son moves out Yohei, a school teacher, and his wife Miyoko may begin a new phase in their lives. Yohei is taken aback, however, when he comes across divorce ... See full summary »
At an age when perhaps friends mean more than moms, 10 year-old Sun is an outcast at school. During summer vacation, she meets Jia, who is new to town. As Sun shows Jia around the ... See full summary »
When a blackout occurs an ordinary family in Tokyo believes power would be restored shortly. As the lack of power persists and all sources of energy show no sign of returning to functionality the family heads out south to reunite with the parents of the wife and mother. The family learns and bonds as it treks south on its bicycle, which is the only alternative to being on foot.Written by
Even if you are not yet a prepper or a survivalist, after this intelligent drama comedy you will start to stash a few things in tour storage. Well balanced between comedy and drama and close to reality event without action or violent screens to impress, instead you get impressed with the beautiful scenes of Japanese countryside and the full of emotions acting.
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