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Director (feature film)

1.
Vampire (2011)
2.
friends after 3.11 (2011)
After the tsunami of March 11, 2011, filmmaker Iwai Shunji gathered together the people in his life that had become important to him and engaged them long discussions. These friendships were all forged through crisis. The conversations that take place revolve around science and politics, self-intere
3.
New York, I Love You (2009)
Twelve short films, shot by renowned international directors in each of New York City's five boroughs, address the theme of the quest for love.
4.
Hana & Alice (2004)
Hana and Alice are both crushing on boys. Alice is a go-getter, but Hana has trouble getting Mark to take interest in her. Until Mark falls off a wall and hits his head, and Alice convinces Mark that he was in love with her, he's just forgotten.
5.
All About Lily Chou-Chou (2001) as Director
Life isn't easy for a group of high school kids growing up in Japan's pervasive pop/cyber culture. As they negotiate teen badlands- school bullies, parents from another planet, lurid snapshots of sex and death- these everyday rebels without a cause seek sanctuary, even salvation, through pop star sa
6.
April Story (1998) as Director
A young woman, Nireno, travels from Hokkaido to Tokyo to begin college. Shy and naive, she lets herself be befriended by pushy Sano, who persuades her to join a fishing club. Conscious of the huge changes that come with new independence, Nireno nonetheless retains her innocent attitude. Even a perve
7.
Picnic (1996) as Director
A heroine's hatred of modern society leads her into a bleak fantasy landscape where madness and death seem to be the only solutions.
8.
Swallowtail - Yen Town (1996) as Director
9.
When I Close My Eyes (1995) as Director
Returning from the memorial service of her fiance -- who's been dead for two years -- Hiroko Watanabe relives the past by thumbing through his old yearbook. Missing her fiance Itsuki Fujii, Hiroko sends him a letter to an address she finds in the book. She mysteriously gets a response, not from him,

Cast (feature film)

10.
Shiki-jitsu (2000) as Director
A thirty-something director, disillusioned from his world of fabricated imagery on top of his trivial everyday life, wanders around his home town. He has a strange encounter with a young girl who performs a ritual by repeating "tomorrow is my birthday" everyday. In trying to communicate with her thr

Writer (feature film)

11.
Vampire (2011)
12.
Bandage (2010)
Four boys have their friendship and musical talents tested in the ever changing worlds of the music industry and real life in 1990s Japan.
13.
New York, I Love You (2009)
Twelve short films, shot by renowned international directors in each of New York City's five boroughs, address the theme of the quest for love.
14.
Hana & Alice (2004)
Hana and Alice are both crushing on boys. Alice is a go-getter, but Hana has trouble getting Mark to take interest in her. Until Mark falls off a wall and hits his head, and Alice convinces Mark that he was in love with her, he's just forgotten.
15.
All About Lily Chou-Chou (2001) as Screenwriter
Life isn't easy for a group of high school kids growing up in Japan's pervasive pop/cyber culture. As they negotiate teen badlands- school bullies, parents from another planet, lurid snapshots of sex and death- these everyday rebels without a cause seek sanctuary, even salvation, through pop star sa
16.
April Story (1998) as Screenwriter
A young woman, Nireno, travels from Hokkaido to Tokyo to begin college. Shy and naive, she lets herself be befriended by pushy Sano, who persuades her to join a fishing club. Conscious of the huge changes that come with new independence, Nireno nonetheless retains her innocent attitude. Even a perve
17.
Picnic (1996) as Screenwriter
A heroine's hatred of modern society leads her into a bleak fantasy landscape where madness and death seem to be the only solutions.
18.
When I Close My Eyes (1995) as Screenwriter
Returning from the memorial service of her fiance -- who's been dead for two years -- Hiroko Watanabe relives the past by thumbing through his old yearbook. Missing her fiance Itsuki Fujii, Hiroko sends him a letter to an address she finds in the book. She mysteriously gets a response, not from him,

Producer (feature film)

19.
Vampire (2011)
20.
Bandage (2010)
Four boys have their friendship and musical talents tested in the ever changing worlds of the music industry and real life in 1990s Japan.
21.
Niji No Megami (2006)
Incompetent film set gopher Tomoya Kishida finds out that the girl, and fellow film buff he loved, Aoi Sato, has died in a California plane crash, moments after he e-mails a picture of a rainbow to her mobile phone. While the Sato clan sets off to L.A. to retrieve Aoi's body, Tomoya recalls the love
22.
Hana & Alice (2004)
Hana and Alice are both crushing on boys. Alice is a go-getter, but Hana has trouble getting Mark to take interest in her. Until Mark falls off a wall and hits his head, and Alice convinces Mark that he was in love with her, he's just forgotten.
23.
April Story (1998) as Producer
A young woman, Nireno, travels from Hokkaido to Tokyo to begin college. Shy and naive, she lets herself be befriended by pushy Sano, who persuades her to join a fishing club. Conscious of the huge changes that come with new independence, Nireno nonetheless retains her innocent attitude. Even a perve

Editing (feature film)

24.
Vampire (2011)
25.
friends after 3.11 (2011)
After the tsunami of March 11, 2011, filmmaker Iwai Shunji gathered together the people in his life that had become important to him and engaged them long discussions. These friendships were all forged through crisis. The conversations that take place revolve around science and politics, self-intere
26.
Hana & Alice (2004)
Hana and Alice are both crushing on boys. Alice is a go-getter, but Hana has trouble getting Mark to take interest in her. Until Mark falls off a wall and hits his head, and Alice convinces Mark that he was in love with her, he's just forgotten.
27.
All About Lily Chou-Chou (2001) as Editor
Life isn't easy for a group of high school kids growing up in Japan's pervasive pop/cyber culture. As they negotiate teen badlands- school bullies, parents from another planet, lurid snapshots of sex and death- these everyday rebels without a cause seek sanctuary, even salvation, through pop star sa
28.
April Story (1998) as Editor
A young woman, Nireno, travels from Hokkaido to Tokyo to begin college. Shy and naive, she lets herself be befriended by pushy Sano, who persuades her to join a fishing club. Conscious of the huge changes that come with new independence, Nireno nonetheless retains her innocent attitude. Even a perve
29.
Picnic (1996) as Editor
A heroine's hatred of modern society leads her into a bleak fantasy landscape where madness and death seem to be the only solutions.
30.
When I Close My Eyes (1995) as Editor
Returning from the memorial service of her fiance -- who's been dead for two years -- Hiroko Watanabe relives the past by thumbing through his old yearbook. Missing her fiance Itsuki Fujii, Hiroko sends him a letter to an address she finds in the book. She mysteriously gets a response, not from him,

Music (feature film)

31.
Hana & Alice (2004)
Hana and Alice are both crushing on boys. Alice is a go-getter, but Hana has trouble getting Mark to take interest in her. Until Mark falls off a wall and hits his head, and Alice convinces Mark that he was in love with her, he's just forgotten.

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