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Japanese Film Festival 2024 Line Up and something to look forward in June

From Japanese Film Festival Official Facebook page
Longing for Japan trip experience? or need to brush up on Nihonggo language? or waiting for Japan's Cherry Blossom season? For Filipino readers here, you might want to see your childhood animated series in the cinemas? If you answered Yes to all of these questions, then check out this amazing lineup put together by the Japanese Film Festival. The event starts from February 1 to March 3, 2024. Grab this chance to catch these films at select cinemas in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. There's a surprise at the end of this post. Please look forward to it.

The First Slam Dunk (2022)

Follows the story of Shohoku High School team's 'Speedster' and point guard Ryota Miyagi, a-17-year-old from Okinawa, Japan. He aims to become a basketball star; can he and his teammates known as underdogs defeat the reigning champions, Sannoh Kogyo High School?

Detective Conan The Movie: The Time-bombed Sky Scrapper (1997)

The first film of the Detective Conan or Cased Closed series. Shinichi Kudo a brilliant highschool detective who helps to solve difficult cases for Kogoro Mori's detective agency and have yet to solve his own 'I-suddenly-woke-up-in-a-childhood-body' case, given to his current situation, he's living under the alias Conan Edogawa. He picks up a strange call that challenge him to find the missing explosives scattered in the city or he'll lose his true love.

Detective Conan The Movie: The Private Eyes' Requiem (2004)

The tenth film of the Detective Conan or Cased Closed series to celebrate its 10th anniversary. Detective Kogoro Mori accepted his client's request to meet him at a Red Hotel Castle located in front of Miracle Land, an amusement park with his teenage daughter Ran Mori and junior friend Conan Edogawa with his friends from elementary school. The beginning of the best day of their lives specially for Kogoro and Conan as they unveil  the client's mystery case. Will they find a miracle?

Gold Kingdom and Water Kingdom (2023)

The countless of battles between two kingdoms had built a great wall. In attempt to have diplomatic agreement. Kingdom A, they must give their most fairest girl to wed for Kingdom B's the most intelligent man. Are these conditions enough to bring peace and prosperity to both kingdom?

Voltes V: The Liberation (1977-1978)

This is the 40th episode of the anime series Voltes V (this is read as 'Voltes Five'). The band of heroes Voltes V helped the Boazanian rebels to almost winning the revolution. The Boazanian Empire Prince Zardos discovers the hidden Boazanian beast fighter that can destroy the Voltes V.

Voltes V: Legacy - The Cinematic Experience (2023)

Philippines' largest media network, GMA network remake the Japanese action sci-fi animation drama, Voltes V (Voltes Five) to live action television series. In The Cinematic Experience the film covers the first 15 episodes.

We Made A Beautiful Bouquet (2021)

Director: Nobuhiro Doi

Missing the last train ride left stranded passengers in the platform but for Mugi and Kinu both twenty year olds might be a beginning of something?

And Yet, You Are So Sweet (2023)

The Japanese shoujo manga series adapted to live action film. Kisaragi Maaya, 16, second year of highschool, begins to get over her first heartache when the most popular boy at school suggests she pretend to have an unrequited crush on him.

A Man (2022)
Director: Ishikawa Kei

Rie remarried with Taniguchi Daisuke after her first marriage ended. Rie and Daisuke started a new family but Daisuke died in tragic accident. She found out her husband was not the person who she thought he was. She seek help to an old friend Akira Kido, a lawyer to uncover the truth. 

Angry Son (2022)
Director: Iizuka Kasho

Jungo, a highschool student in Ota City, Gunma Prefecture, lives with his Filipina mother who works as a hostess. His mother brings her lover and plans to remarry. The boy refuses and begins looking for his biological father from his monthly child assistance.

The Father of the Milky Way Road (2022)

The first son of Masajiro Miyazawa, who has owned a large pawnshop for generations, Kenji Miyazawa is expected to inherit the family business to carry on the tradition but Kenji is determined to pursue his studies in agriculture, synthetic gemstones and other bizarre pursuits.

Tokyo Story (1953)

An elderly couple from fishing village visits their children and grandchildren in Tokyo City, but receives little care. There's a very good reason why this gem in this line up.

Not Quite Dead Yet (2020)

Nanase, a college student who performs in an underground death metal band, became the President of her father's pharmaceutical company. She discovered that her father had taken a drug that causes temporary unconsciousness for two days. She's on the roll to prevent her father's enemies from cremating his body and giving him another chance to live.

MONDAYS: See You "This" Week! (2022)

Akemi Yoshikawa found herself and her colleagues were caught in a repetitious of late night work in her advertising agency. A fresh assignment was created to break the never-ending Monday.

If you missed the month film viewing it won't be the end. To our surprise, there's more coming in from the Japanese Film Festival. They will offer not only 23 films but 2 television dramas to look forward on June 2024. The best part, is we can watch it online, open to 23 countries.

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June 05 - 19, 2024 (23 films)
June 19 - July 03 (2 TV series)