Search results for "Tokio Emoto "

Outrage (2010)

The story begins with Sekiuchi, boss of the Sannokai, a huge organized crime syndicate controlling the entire Kanto region, issuing a stern warning to his lieutenant Kato and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Takeshi Kitano
CAST:  Sôichirô Kitamura  •  Tomokazu Miura  •  Jun Kunimura  •  Tetta Sugimoto

Ain't No Tomorrows (2008)

Based on a manga by Saso Akira, the film caters to a high school or older audience, marked by the frequent addition of profanity, nudity, and scenes of (mostly attempted) sex. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yuki Tanada
CAST:  Tokio Emoto  •  Yûya Endô  •  Ini Kusano  •  Sakura Ando

Naoko (2008) RT Audience 47%

Naoko meets Yusuke while staying on an island for medical treatment. Yusuke's graceful athletic figure captivates her eyes and she falls in love with him. But their ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tomoyuki Furumaya
CAST:  Juri Ueno  •  Haruma Miura  •  Tsurube Shôfukutei  •  Nanami Fujimoto

Where Are You? (2009)

Yuto Kobayashi stars as a down-on-his-luck 16-year-old named Ryo Kawai. Ryo grew up fatherless, and has been trying to make a living by working at a local convenience store ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Masahiro Kobayashi
CAST:  Yuto Kobayashi  •  Masahiro Kobayashi  •  Makiko Watanabe  •  Tokio Emoto

Judge! (2014) RT Audience 50%

A major advertising festival is held each year to determine the best television commercial in the world. A rookie ad man at a big advertising company named Otan is selected as ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Akira Nagai
CAST:  Satoshi Tsumabuki  •  Keiko Kitagawa  •  Lily Franky  •  Kyōka Suzuki

The Apology King (2013)

Ryoro Kurojima (Sadao Abe) is the director of a Tokyo apology center. His job is to teach others how to apologize. Ryoro Kurojima solves problems by using his apology ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Nobuo Mizuta
CAST:  Sadao Abe  •  Mao Inoue  •  Masaki Okada  •  Katsumi Takahashi

Scabbard Samurai (2011)

Nomi Kanjuro (Takaaki Nomi) is a master less samurai on the run after throwing away his sword for good. He has with him his headstrong 9-year-old daughter Tae (Sea Kumada). A ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Hitoshi Matsumoto
CAST:  Takaaki Nomi  •  Sea Kumada  •  Itsuji Itao  •  Jun Kunimura

The Wings of the Kirin (2012)

A man's body is found under the statue of a winged kirin in the Nihombashi area of Tokyo. A suspect named Yashima has a car accident and falls unconscious while he is ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Nobuhiro Doi
CAST:  Hiroshi Abe  •  Yui Aragaki  •  Meisa Kuroki  •  Junpei Mizobata

Hard Romantic-er (2011)

Writer-director Gu Su-yeon's new film draws on his own semiautobiographical account of growing up as a delinquent zainichi Korean (Japanese-born, but of Korean ancestry) in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Su-yeon Gu
CAST:  Shota Matsuda  •  Kento Nagayama  •  Tokio Emoto  •  Kaname Endô

Time Traveller (2010) RT Audience 74%

Akari Yoshiyama is graduating high school soon and is expected to lead new life after she passes the university entrance exam, while her mother is working as a pharmacologist. ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure
DIRECTION:  Masaaki Taniguchi
CAST:  Riisa Naka  •  Narumi Yasuda  •  Akiyoshi Nakao  •  Masanobu Katsumura

Cheer Cheer Cheer! (2008)

Momoko (Yui Aragaki) is a quiet and lonely high school girl who's only passion is to cheer traditional cheer squad, but all she could gather were good for nothing guys, who ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Kensaku Watanabe
CAST:  Yui Aragaki  •  Kento Nagayama  •  Takashi Naitô  •  Tokio Emoto

Seaside Motel (2010)

The Seaside Motel is trapped in the mountains, without even enough water to serve their guests 24 hours a day, much less having a view of a body of water of any kind.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Kentaro Moriya
CAST:  Toma Ikuta  •  Takayuki Yamada  •  Tetsuji Tamayama  •  Riko Narumi

Your Friends (2008)

While researching a story on a school for problem children, Nakahara meets Emi, a college volunteer with a compelling tale of her own. After overcoming her initial reluctance ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ryuichi Hiroki
CAST:  Anna Ishibashi  •  Ayu Kitaura  •  Yuriko Yoshitaka  •  Seiji Fukushi

Norwegian Wood (2010) RT 74% / Audience 50%

DVD release: May 2012

Set in the 1960's, high school student Toru Watanabe loses his only friend Kizuki after he commits suicide. Toru, now looking for a new life, enters a university in Tokyo. By ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Anh Hung Tran
CAST:  Rinko Kikuchi  •  Kiko Mizuhara  •  Reika Kirishima  •  Eriko Hatsune

Kanikosen (2009) RT Audience 27%

On board at the boat Kanikosen, where fish and crabs preserves, forced workers to work under miserable conditions, with minimum wages. Some can not cope with conditions and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hiroyuki Tanaka
CAST:  Ryûhei Matsuda  •  Hidetoshi Nishijima  •  Kengo Kora  •  Hirofumi Arai

Love's Whirlpool (2014)

In a fancy split-level condo in Tokyo's Roppongi nightlife district, four women and four men gather from midnight to 5 am. They've all paid to be there (men more than women), ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daisuke Miura
CAST:  Sôsuke Ikematsu  •  Mugi Kadowaki  •  Kenichi Takito  •  Hirofumi Arai

Mission Impossible: Samurai (2014)

During the reign of the eighth shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate, the Yunagaya Domain in the Tohoku region is a small han. But at the han, there is a gold mine. Suddenly, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • History
DIRECTION:  Katsuhide Motoki
CAST:  Kuranosuke Sasaki  •  Kyoko Fukada  •  Tsuyoshi Ihara  •  Masahiko Nishimura

Bakumatsu Kôkôsei (2014)

In 1868, a battle between new government forces and shogunate forces are about to take place in Edo. Katsu Kaishu (Hiroshi Tamaki) wants to avoid useless bloodshed and sends a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Toshio Lee
CAST:  Hiroshi Tamaki  •  Satomi Ishihara  •  Tokio Emoto  •  Haruna Kawaguchi