Rob Schwartz is the Asia Bureau Chief of Billboard magazine.
A jewel of the current Japanese film scene
This soap opera-like yarn addresses a serious corner of Japanese romance
The flick captures the intense humanity of Chiune Sugihara
Kohei Oguri visits bohemian Montparnasse
The wildly popular manga gets the live-action treatment
Seiyo Uchino stars in this adaptation of You Ashizawa’s 2012 novel
Takuya Misawa makes his directorial debut
“Pink eiga” releases from OP Pictures
Unremarkable flick, but Mizuki Yamamoto shines
An expertly executed tense wartime drama
Remake of 1959 controversial anti-war piece
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