There is a series of Buddha statue thefts in Kyoto. Beniko, a high school girl, gets the Buddha statue at her family’s temple stolen and has her parents killed at the same time. Beniko hears from Enju, her parents’ friend, that a robbery group called SEADDATTHA is the one who killed her parents, and feels the strong urge for vengeance. Enju offers Beniko to live with him since she has no place to go. She wanders into Enju’s secret room and meets an ugly creature that looks like a fusion of her parents and Buddha statue…
After his friend's suicide, Tatsumi falls into a life of despair wandering the streets. There, he meets Tsuchikawa, a vagrant who takes him under his wing. Forgotten by everyone and without a home, they are like a "location without an address," not even numbered on a map.
Ten years have passed from the Akihabara massacre. A pop star whose mother was killed in the incident, a teenager who left her home to Akihabara, a delivery boy who turns his directionless anger to the city: this is a story about the people striving to grasp the string of hope within the darkness surrounding the city, the incident, and the people.
In the high-pressure insomniac world of modern Tokyo exists a niche service - a rented arm in which to lay one’s head, a warm body to cuddle with. This is the asexual, but intimate industry of “Soine” - literally, “sleeping together.” “Jin,” a man with a troubled heart and past, finds as much respite as his clients as he slowly eases into the unique trade, meeting with a colorful array of people all searching for intimacy in their otherwise isolated lives.
Fuko, a 25-year-old part-time worker, was asked by her classmate Alan, a member of the art club, to pose for him in the winter of his second year of high school. She still remembers a sense of climax she felt for unknown reasons at that time. After eight years, she’s unable to forget what happened that day. She visits Alan and compels him to draw her as the model once again, but…
Kaede, Ryota, Mana, Asahi, Haruka, Soshi, and Tatsumi were friends in high school. When they turned 22 years old, the six of them get together to visit their alma mater. They stop by the library and find a book on séance techniques, and then begin to perform "Kagome" necromancy. Kaede, who is the least enthusiastic, has a secret between her and Tatsumi, who died before graduation.
Rei is unable to express her opinions well due to her introverted nature. Her time with her boyfriend, NAKAMURA, is calm but nothing passionate. One night, Rei strongly wishes that she could meet her real father, who was separated from her at an early age by her parents’ divorce. From that night onward, introverted Rei’s heart burns with an enduring passion. Through conversations with her mother, complicated memories, dreams and her reunion with her father, Rei’s thoughts about her family are gradually revealed.
A pair of parking guards, Makoto and Shige relentlessly crack down on illegal parking. Due to their uniform they are called “Euglena,” a tiny green organism. Makoto, a straight shooter, strictly clamps down on all unlawfully parked cars, but Shige, a loose cannon, shows favor to cute girls, forgiving as he wills. The men receive new assignments to a downtown night shift. However, working at night has it’s challenges.
Have you ever imagined the world after you disappeared? Wandering in the forest in the pouring rain, Toko wakes up in a house where four men and women live, but something is unnatural. As she learns about outdoor drums, how to heat a bath, and how to wash clothes in a mountain stream, she becomes accustomed to living with these people who live a self-sufficient life, getting their food from somewhere. But then something strange begins to happen.
Rookie science journalist Misaki is entrusted to interview an astronaut who has returned to Earth after completing a manned asteroid research mission. While Misaki is excited about this dream chance, her aunt recommends that she practice the interview, and she reluctantly ends up listening to space fans found around her. Although she is somewhat lacking in enthusiasm, she soon encounters unexpected outlooks on space.
Kotaro, a small man, was more interested in Hikari than anyone else. On New Year’s Eve, after missing the last train, Kotaro finally confesses his feelings to Hikari. The next morning, in the city of Tokyo in a New Year’s mood, they can neither be lovers nor friends again. This is a story of love without beginning or end, depicting the cruelty of libido and romance among young people living in the modern age.
Takaya and Sakura live together in a tiny apartment, splitting the rent. Sakura wanted to move as soon as possible, but Takaya hasn’t been working hard enough and has fallen into a slump, unmotivated to do anything, only to distract himself with a daily routine of bodybuilding and playing with women…. Sakura needs to earn her own money.
After 14 years in prison for murdering his wife and her lover, Shinohara returns to town, determined to get revenge on the person who killed his wife and set him up… With help from detective Matsuo, Shinohara finds out that it was a young Yakuza boss, Zaizen. While getting ready to kill Zaizen, he goes to a bar and meets a woman called Haru, who is the spitting image of his late wife. Shocked, he leaves the bar, and the situation begins to roll in an unexpected direction.
A 25 years old homeless girl, Shiho, living in an internet cafe, runs into a blind fortune teller, who insists that they had met 25 years ago.
Figuring out whom the fortune teller actually met was, turns out to be a journey to search for her identity.
Kiko is pessimistic about being a lesbian and has difficulty expressing her love for her best friend. Discovering her best friend has a lover, Kiko feels hurt and regrets her inaction. She distances herself from her friend suppressing her feelings, until she is blindsided by an expected truth.
Wife and mother, Sayuri is admitted to the hospital. Unnable to come to terms with the reality that she may die, Masaaki, her husband, clashes with their children. Takeaki knows there is a chance that his mom may not survive the surgery, but he is too young to accept this reality. His pregnant sister Juri is determined to raise her child alone since the father has disappeared. While each member of the family falls apart, a small change occurs in the heart of Masaaki when he learns of Sayuri's care and love to the family.
Yusuke has a secret that he can not tell anyone. He can fly. Eventually, Yusuke begins to act as a hero to save people, which has been his dream for a long time. However, his activities end up changing the lives of many people.
Ayaka, an art college student who loves cosmetics, is drugged and sexually assaulted by Keisuke, a self-proclaimed film director, who picks her up and asks her to be in his movie. She becomes mentally ill, but she gradually regains her composure after meeting Satomi, a graduate student, and Yumi, an apparel store clerk. However, when Ayaka learns that Yumi is Keisuke's next target, she kills him out of the blue. As she proceeds to dispose of the corpse, she realizes that human blood is the ideal material for cosmetics.
Tonight, in Shinjuku, she calls her ex-boyfriend. When he doesn’t answer, she gets impatient and barges into his house. But, of course, the locks on the house have been changed, so she climbs over the wall and breaks in through the window. However, her ex-boyfriend already has a new woman in his house. She cries out in a voice that sounds like a scream, and runs out of the house. And then she heads off to…
It’s really tough to live. This is a human anthem for those invincible girls who have to proceed.
Summer 2020 in Tokyo. Miki is a woman who tells lies about her work and background while participating in English conversation cafes to satisfy her modest need for approval. Kenji is a young actor who plans to work in the US but is restricted from traveling there. The two of them hit it off and start playing a game where they visit English conversation cafes and act like different people.
There are two rules to the game. “Stay out of each other’s life,” and “Don’t lie in Japanese.”
One night Yuzu, a high school girl, secretly graffities the shutter on a shopping street at the dare of a classmate. The next morning Gonzo, the shopkeeper, furiously replies “CRAPPY!” over her graffiti. Yuzu retaliates. The war of graffiti has begun stirring an artistic awakening!
The mystery-drama is set in the oldest town by the shore in Japan, Oiso. Kazuya, who is the abusive leader of the juvenile gang, grew up with three mates, Tomoki, Shun, and Eita, together they work at his uncle, Ito’s construction company after graduating from high school. One day, Ito was found dead in his own backyard and soon, it is revealed that he was remarried in disguise to an unfamiliar woman. Shortly afterwards, Kazuya’s grandmother, who suffers from dementia, is reported missing…
The set is in Tokyo. These nine dolls were escorted to the living room, the downtown, the old town and the industrial region – an ultimate documentary movie of love. Some dolls stand lovely and some dolls stand weak. Some dolls are slender and some dolls are well-rounded. They are so beautiful that I can’t stop holding you! No matter how time flies, the beauty of the dolls never ever lose their luster.
27-year-old failed actress, Sakura, is wondering whether or not to accept a nude offer. Her older sister Yuriko visits her in Tokyo. The younger sister who abandoned her hometown and the older sister who never left begin a midnight walk from Shimokitazawa to Shinjuku.
Junko, single and nearly 40 doesn’t get the hint about a marriage interview offered by her concerned aunt. And then, a paper airplane lands before her. Opening it, Junko discovers that this plane is actually a marriage registration paper where only the name column for the man is signed.
Tsugumi was sexually abused by her father when she was a child, and she is still haunted by the regret and trauma of not telling her mother. She spends her days at orphanage, meeting men on social networking sites and earning money through lewd acts. She realizes that she will soon be old enough to leave the family home and go out into the world. Tsugumi wonders how she can change her current life. Falling for a young man named Kenji, Tsugumi begins to look into her own future, but an incident leads her to overdose.
After the death of her best friend Lee Son, Yujin discovers a voice recording that she left behind. Touching base with her friend who is no longer here, Yujin begins to move back and forth between the present and her memories. As the neon lights of the city are glittering and the shades of night are falling, her car is heading to…
Yuka, the center of an underground idol group of voice actresses, wins the number one spot in the popularity vote for six consecutive months and is set to make her solo debut. However, she is extremely tone-deaf, and her producer Akiyama and manager Aikawa are troubled. Then, she enrolls in a voice training camp run by a dubious voice coach, Miho. As the lessons progress, Miho’s insanity becomes apparent, and she believes Yuka is unworthy of being an idol and holds Yuka's captive.
Sonomi lost her best friend Kyoko in the Great Tohoku Earthquake and has been struggling to come to terms with her death. When a time capsule containing letters they wrote to each other is discovered, Sonomi decides to deliver a letter to Kyoko through the Drifting Post, a mailbox for undelivered messages to the deceased, in order to find closure and move on from her painful past.
Miyuki, a young girl who lives with her mother Yuka, always has curry rice for dinner when her mom is away at work. She is so lonely that she throws away the curry. And 14 years later on Mother’s Day, Miyuki remembers her late mother’s curry.