A fiery young schoolgirl would do anything to protect her best friend from a merciless bully - and stumbles upon a dark, mysterious ring with magical powers that just might make her problems disappear... The Love 愛 Project // Stories of love told without words
In near future, ALI, a Muslim space pilot, is working alone on a space station during the Christmas season, because all other crew is back to the Earth for holidays. One day, TAKAKO, a Japanese girl lives in the city on the Moon, stows away in an unmanned cargo ship and gets on board the space station. Although she wants to go to the Earth to meet her father, she took the wrong cargo ship. The problem is her father is caught in the atomic bomb attack by terrorists in Japan and missing now. And none can reach the area he is missing, because the area is contaminated by the radioactive substance and the electromagnetic pulse caused by the bomb broke every electronics. TAKAKO tries to go down to the Earth by an emergency pod. ALI stops her, because the pod does not enable the atmospheric entry to the Earth. TAKAKO gives up her hope. ALI tries to cheer her up, so that he makes a gigantic Christmas tree floating in the space even though he does not like Christmas as a pagan festival for him. And he makes a large banner which can be seen from the Earth and writes the message looking for TAKAKO’s father. At the end of the movie, her father who survives the bomb attack looks up the sky and finds the tree and banner, then he calls his daughter’s name.
What we’ll be thinking about. Dogs are purely living in the present, and they aren’t wishing to die In search of a kind society where we can carefully think of the importance of life, we save the animals’ lives by taking actions. human beings who are making this human society think of life is a very big theme of human beings .
A teenage boy in London wanders around the city during the first lockdown. One day, he finds a girl dancing ballet in an abandoned building, sparking a newfound curiosity and desire for dance, much to his father's utter dismay.
When Sho became aphasia due to a stroke to his brain and partially amnesiac, his younger brother, Ken decides to support him in his best possible way. However, Ken has more reason why he has to do so...
Set in an American coastal town, Alice Featherston is having a hard time asking her crush, Dave, to be her high school prom date. That changes, however, when she meets a traveling circus clown, Sam. The two strike up a unique rapport.
Alice discovers that Sam is mute and can only communicate through writing poetry. He also possesses the unique ability to create illustrations that come to life. With his help and guidance, Alice gains the courage to speak to Dave at school. Even when things don’t go quite according to plan, Sam helps navigate Alice through her disappointments.
A coming-of-age story about a young girl finding her confidence, made only possible by the friendship with a magical, mystical but kind-hearted stranger.
One day, a strange thing comes to her, who is suffering from being sexless with her boyfriend.
I want to live freely like a stray cat. I want to sleep like a cat. But my human bed is made up of sturdy buildings. When I'm full of cats, I sleep there. If possible, Bill should be as soft as their tails.
Kamehachi, a jobless carver of Buddhist statues, earns his living by making lifelike gures for freak shows. During the autumn fair, a member of a local well-to-do family visits the performance and requests Kamehachi to make a doll of his fatally ill daughter Tsubaki to copy her mortal beauty as is.
In the middle of the night… Sarah wakes up as she wants to go to the bathroom.
As she leaves her room, she finds herself alone in the dark hallway, and it is really creepy.
Even the toys she left out look totally different from how they looked during the day.
Sarah finally pulls herself together and starts to move forward, with her animal doll friend named Steven, who’s got a shiny nose to show her way, but – she trips!
When she picks herself up off the ground, she finds herself in a creepy forest with a tall toilet tower in the distance…
It must be an imaginary world born from her fear.
Can she make it to the bathroom with help from Steven??
This is an adventure story familiar to all of us, to overcome your fear of the dark when nature calls!
Ryori (Cuisine in Japanese) is a Stop Motion Animated Film that depicts an Ojizo San Statue (guardian of the wayside) coming from within the forest to have a Shojin Ryori meal. Shojin Ryori is the traditional dining style of Buddhist Monks in Japan, the cuisine is made without meat, fish or other animal products. The film animates the process of cooking with elements of change in nature. So as to highlight the interconnectedness between cuisine and the environment. The components of a Shojin Ryori meal are based on the idea of balance. The rule of five is created between five colors and flavors in a meal; green, yellow, red, black and white as well as sweet, sour, salty, bitter and umami. This balance in color and flavor is believed to provide nutritional balance while also bringing the body into balance with the seasons.
This film was taken in solitude on mountain roads which had been inherited secretly from a distant past by mountain worship in Japan.
The images are presented along with haikus from 400 years ago, Edo period in Japan-, which were written along almost precisely the same mountain path as in the film.
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