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Your Name. (2016)

Directed by Makoto Shinkai
Origin Japon
Genres Drama, Animation, Romance
Themes Films about magic and magicians
Actors Etsuko Ichihara, Aoi Yūki, Nobunaga Shimazaki, Kaito Ishikawa, Kanon Tani, Kana Hanazawa

Une étudiante du Japon rural et un étudiant de Tokyo rêvent chacun - sans se connaître - de la vie de l'autre. Un matin ils se réveillent dans la peau de l'autre : autre sexe, autre famille, autre maison, autre paysage...
Spirited Away, 2h4
Directed by Hayao Miyazaki
Origin Japon
Genres Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Feminist films, Films about magic and magicians, Seafaring films, Transport films, Films about dragons, Witches in film, Political films, Children's films
Actors Rumi Hiiragi, Miyu Irino, Mari Natsuki, Yasuko Sawaguchi, Bunta Sugawara, Takashi Naitō

Ten-year-old Chihiro Ogino and her parents are traveling to their new home when her father takes a wrong turn. They unknowingly enter a magical world that Chihiro's father insists on exploring, believing it to be an abandoned amusement park. Her parents sit at an empty, but seemingly-operational, restaurant stall, and begin to devour the fresh food in a piggish manner; meanwhile, Chihiro discovers an exquisite bathhouse across a bridge, where a young boy named Haku warns her to get out before the impending sunset. Frantically, Chihiro returns to her parents, only to discover that they have literally transformed into pigs. She attempts to escape, but the way by which they came has since become submerged. Frightened and alone, she observes as the world she ventured into reveals itself as a luxurious retreat for spirits to revitalize themselves.
Howl's Moving Castle, 1h59
Directed by Hayao Miyazaki
Origin Japon
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Feminist films, Films about computing, Films about magic and magicians, Vieillesse, Witches in film, Political films, Cyberpunk films, Dystopian films, Steampunk films, Children's films
Actors Chieko Baishō, Takuya Kimura, Akihiro Miwa, Yo Oizumi, Ryūnosuke Kamiki, Akio Ōtsuka

Sophie, an eighteen-year-old hatter, is a responsible young woman who encounters a mysterious and powerful wizard named Howl on her way to visit her younger sister Lettie. The Witch of the Waste, who romantically pursues Howl, visits the hat shop only and insults Sophie, being refused service by her as a result. The Witch exacts revenge by cursing Sophie, transforming her into a ninety-year-old woman. Seeking a cure for the spell, Sophie travels into the Wastes and encounters a living scarecrow whom she names "Turnip Head," who leads her to Howl's castle. There, she meets Howl's young apprentice, Markl, and the fire-demon Calcifer, who is the source of the castle's energy and magic. Calcifer offers to break the witch's curse in exchange for Sophie's help in breaking the spell he's under, which keeps him bound to the house. When Howl appears, Sophie announces that Calcifer has hired her as a cleaning lady for the house.
Pokémon: The First Movie, 1h15
Directed by Kunihiko Yuyama
Origin Japon
Genres Animation
Themes Films about computing, Jeu, Films about video games, Films based on video games, Children's films
Actors Rica Matsumoto, Aurélien Ringelheim, Ikue Ōtani, Rikako Aikawa, Unshō Ishizuka, Mayumi Iizuka

The film begins with an animated short called Pikachu's Vacation (ピカチュウのなつやすみ, Pikachū no Natsuyasumi, Pikachu's Summer Vacation) . In the story, the Pokémon of Ash Ketchum, Misty, and Brock are sent to spend a day at a theme park built for Pokémon. Pikachu, Togepi, Bulbasaur, and Squirtle cross paths with a group of bullies consisting of a Raichu, Cubone, Marill, and a Snubbull. The two groups compete against each other in sports, but it leads to Ash’s Charizard getting its head stuck in a pipe. Pikachu, his friends, and the bullies work together and successfully free Charizard, spending the rest of the day playing before parting ways when their trainers return.
Princess Mononoke, 2h14
Directed by Hayao Miyazaki
Origin Japon
Genres Drama, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Environmental films, Feminist films, Films about magic and magicians, Seafaring films, Films about religion, Transport films, Wolves in film, Demons in film, Political films, Alternate history films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Yuriko Ishida, Yoji Matsuda, Kaoru Kobayashi, Yuko Tanaka, Masahiko Nishimura, Makoto Satō

In Muromachi period Japan, an Emishi village is attacked by a demon. The last Emishi prince, Ashitaka, kills the demon before it reaches the village, but its corruption curses his arm in the battle. The curse gives him superhuman fighting abilities, but will eventually kill him. The villagers discover that the demon was once a boar god, Nago, corrupted by an iron ball lodged in his body. The village's wise woman tells Ashitaka that he may find a cure in the western lands Nago was exiled from.
Arrietty
Arrietty (2010)
, 1h35
Directed by Hayao Miyazaki, Toshio Suzuki, Hiromasa Yonebayashi
Origin Japon
Genres Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Feminist films, Seafaring films, Transport films, Political films, Children's films
Actors Mirai Shida, Ryūnosuke Kamiki, Shinobu Otake, Keiko Takeshita, Tatsuya Fujiwara, Tomokazu Miura

A boy named Sho/Shawn tells the audience he still remembers the week in summer he spent at his mother's childhood home with his maternal great aunt, Sadako/Jessica, and the house maid, Haru/Hara. When Sho/Shawn arrives at the house on the first day, he sees a cat, Niya, trying to attack something in the bushes but it gives up after it is attacked by a crow. Sho/Shawn gets a glimpse of Arrietty, a young Borrower girl, returning to her home through an underground air vent.
The Wind Rises, 2h6
Directed by Hayao Miyazaki
Origin Japon
Genres Drama, War, Biography, Adventure, Historical, Animation
Themes Feminist films, La fin du monde, Seafaring films, Peinture, Transport films, Aviation films, Political films, Children's films, Disaster films, Films about earthquakes
Actors Hideaki Anno, Jun Kunimura, Mirai Shida, Miori Takimoto, Hidetoshi Nishijima, Morio Kazama

In 1918, the young Jiro Horikoshi longs to become a pilot, but his nearsightedness prevents it. He reads about the famous Italian aircraft designer Giovanni Battista Caproni, and dreams about him that night. In the dream, Caproni tells him that building planes is better than flying them.
The Eternal Zero, 2h24
Directed by Takashi Yamazaki
Origin Japon
Genres Drama, War
Themes Transport films, Aviation films
Actors Junichi Okada, Min Tanaka, Haruma Miura, Mao Inoue, Jun Fubuki, Isao Natsuyagi

In 2004, twenty-six-year-old Kentaro Oishi is repeatedly failing the national bar examination and is uncertain about his future. One day, after the funeral of his grandmother, Matsuno, he is startled to learn from his mother and older sister Keiko that his maternal grandfather Kenichiro was not his blood-relation. Keiko and Kentaro start hearing stories about their real grandfather, Kyuzo Miyabe and visit many of his former comrades all of whom begin by criticize his "timidity" in battle. Kentaro finally learns the reason why Miyabe became a Kamikaze pilot during the conversation with an old comrade of his grandfather called Izaki, who is in hospital dying of cancer. Izaki talks about his relationship with their grandfather to Keiko and Kentaro, claiming that only the "timid" Miyabe gave him the hope to save his own life after he was shot down over the ocean.
Godzilla Resurgence, 2h
Directed by Hideaki Anno
Origin Japon
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Dinosaur films, La fin du monde, Kaiju films, Films about magic and magicians, La préhistoire, Animaux préhistoriques, Giant monster films, Godzilla films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Disaster films
Actors Satomi Ishihara, Yutaka Takenouchi, Hiroki Hasegawa, Kengo Kora, Ren Osugi, Akira Emoto

Le retour de Godzilla dans une nouvelle aventure, qui menace le Japon, trois personnages uniront leurs forces pour tenter de l’arrêter. Dans ce nouveau film, Godzilla mesure 118 m de haut (dépassant ainsi le Godzilla de Gareth Edwards qui avait déjà des mensurations très respectables : 108 m de haut), la plus grande incarnation du personnage selon la Toho. Pour Hideaki Anno, l'ambition est de réaliser, selon ses termes "le plus terrifiant Godzilla jamais vu", le film mélangerait les techniques traditionnelles de costumes, et des effets 3D.
Crying Out Love in the Center of the World, 2h18
Directed by Isao Yukisada
Origin Japon
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Takao Osawa, Mirai Moriyama, Kō Shibasaki, Masami Nagasawa, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Maki Horikita

In a neglected box in her Tokyo apartment, Ritsuko finds a teenage girl's audio diary on an old cassette. Her fiancee Saku spots her in a television report at Takamatsu Airport about an approaching typhoon; he realizes she has gone to their hometown in Shikoku and goes after her. At his family home, he discovers a box of audio cassettes. He listens to them while retracting his steps from his school life.
Departures
Departures (2008)
, 2h11
Directed by Yōjirō Takita
Origin Japon
Genres Drama, Musical theatre, Musical
Themes Seafaring films, Films about music and musicians, Transport films, Musical films
Actors Masahiro Motoki, Ryōko Hirosue, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Kimiko Yo, Kazuko Yoshiyuki (吉行和子), Tōru Minegishi

Daigo Kobayashi (Masahiro Motoki) loses his job as a cellist when his orchestra is disbanded. He and his wife Mika (Ryōko Hirosue) move from Tokyo to his hometown in Yamagata, where they live in his childhood home that was left to him when his mother died two years earlier. It is fronted by a coffee shop that Daigo's father had operated before he ran off with a waitress when Daigo was six; since then the two have had no contact. Daigo feels hatred towards his father and guilt for not taking better care of his mother. He still keeps a "letter-stone"—a stone which is said to convey meaning through its texture—which his father had given him many years before.
Rurouni Kenshin, 2h15
Directed by Keishi Ōtomo
Origin Japon
Genres Drama, Action, Historical
Themes Seafaring films, Sports films, Transport films, Martial arts films, Samurai films
Actors Takeru Satoh, Emi Takei, Teruyuki Kagawa, Yu Aoi, Go Ayano, Yōsuke Eguchi

As the Imperialist forces celebrated their victory in the Battle of Toba-Fushimi, the participant Hitokiri Battōsai walks away from the battlefield, abandoning his sword. But, the Battōsai's old katana is not left alone. It is claimed by one of the fallen, Udo Jin-e.
From Up on Poppy Hill, 1h31
Directed by Gorō Miyazaki
Origin Japon
Genres Drama, Animation, Romance
Themes Feminist films, Seafaring films, Transport films, Political films, Children's films
Actors Masami Nagasawa, Junichi Okada, Yuriko Ishida, Keiko Takeshita, Jun Fubuki, Rumi Hiiragi

Umi Matsuzaki is a 16-year-old student at Isogo High School living in Coquelicot Manor, a boarding house overlooking the Port of Yokohama in Japan. Her mother Ryoko is a medical professor studying abroad in the United States. Umi runs the house and looks after her younger siblings Sora and Riku and her grandmother, Hana. College student Sachiko Hirokouji and doctor-in-training Miki Hokuto also live there. Each morning, Umi raises a set of signal flags with the message "I pray for safe voyages".
Wolf Children, 1h57
Directed by Mamoru Hosoda
Origin Japon
Genres Drama, Fantastic, Fantasy, Animation
Themes L'adolescence, Films about animals, Films about children, Films about families, Films about magic and magicians, Wolves in film, Werewolves in film, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Kumiko Asō, Aoi Miyazaki, Takao Osawa, Megumi Hayashibara, Haru Kuroki, Shota Sometani

College student Hana falls in love with a werewolf and has two half-werewolf children with him: a daughter, Yuki, and a year later a son, Ame. Soon after Ame's birth, their father is killed while hunting food for the children.
Death Note 2: The Last Name, 2h20
Directed by Shūsuke Kaneko
Origin Japon
Genres Thriller, Fantasy
Actors Tatsuya Fujiwara, Kenichi Matsuyama, Erika Toda, Nakamura Shidō II, Asaka Seto, Shunji Fujimura

Misa receives a second Death Note from Rem, another Shinigami. As Light joins the task force after Shiori's funeral, Misa becomes the second Kira and forces a TV station into broadcasting her tapes. Through her TV screen Misa, using her Shinigami eyes, kills a critic of the original Kira, as well as Detective Mogi and two policemen who tried to break up a makeshift Kira supporters' rally. Light's younger sister Sayu is almost killed for not supporting Kira until Soichiro crashes into the festival wearing a motorcycle helmet. Light later arrives to comfort Sayu and Soichiro but is spotted by Misa as the family leaves the area. Misa correctly identifies Light as the original Kira.