Japanese Film Festival Online 2024 (Dramas streaming June 19th-July 3rd)

Welcome film lovers/Japanese language students! It’s summer and the sun is shining, so that means only one thing: Close those blinds, cancel those plans, and watch 23 movies over a period of two weeks!

Official website:

The Japanese Film Festival Online will run as follows:

June 5 noon to 19 noon, 2024 (JST): 23 films
June 19 noon to July 3 noon, 2024 (JST): 2 TV drama series

Note that the films will only be showing for two weeks, and after that will be dramas.
Also note that some films may only be available in certain regions. I’m sure some creative people may be able to find solutions for that, though…

Which movies have you watched?
  • We Made A Beautiful Bouquet
  • Single8
  • ANIME SUPREMACY!
  • The Lines That Define Me
  • JUNGLE EMPEROR LEO, aka KIMBA THE WHITE LION
  • FATHER OF THE MILKY WAY RAILROAD
  • The Handsome Suit
  • School Meals Time Graduation
  • BL Metamorphosis
  • My Broken Mariko
  • The Zen Diary
  • WEDDING HIGH
  • I am what I am
  • KIBA: THE FANGS OF FICTION
  • The Lone Ume Tree
  • I Go GaGa: Welcome Home, Mom
  • WE’RE BROKE, MY LORD!
  • Japan Horror Film Competition (short films)
  • TWENTY-FOUR EYES
  • Baby Assassins
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Which dramas are you watching?
  • Downtown Rocket
  • Rikuoh
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Looking forward to watching and discussing with you all!

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Well, I haven’t watched any yet.

But I read 線は僕を描く and マイブロークンマリコ a while ago.

Really liked the first one and liked the second one. :slight_smile:

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My Broken Mariko has piqued my interest, I might watch that one first.

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voted for the movies i wanna watch :smiley: oops
been looking forward to this and tomorrow after dinner it starts!!!

didn’t realize that baby assassins and twenty-four eyes were even options
a couple might have to see if i can get by vpn though

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I think these are the only two movies that aren’t available in the US…

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annoying right :wink:
might be able to make the vpn work but then probably can’t cast to the TV with the vpn
will see how it goes tomorrow

popcorn and beer are ready !!!

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:popcorn: :beers: Can’t wait! I’m not sure how many movies I’ll be able to get in… Shooting for 4 or 5 but maybe I can squeeze in more.

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4 or 5 outta be easy!!!
there’s a whole weekend in there to binge 3 or 4 in a day

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I work this weekend :sob:

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cough cough
covid coming on (probably)
better safe than sorry and spread it around :rofl:

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HAHA you raise a compelling point… :thinking: :mask:

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Excited about this! But I need to check tomorrow if I can get access to the movies, before I decide on what to watch!

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If you like cheesy and don’t mind fat phobia, “Handsome Suit” is the film for you.

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you can test it for free (somewhere on the website)
now that I did a couple of weeks ago, don’t remember how
but there was a way to sign up for the shift72 thing for free and a test video to make sure it worked.

this might be the one :

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ooh thanks for creating the thread! :star_struck: I’m queuing up for The Lines that Define Me and Downtown Rocket! :popcorn::cup_with_straw:

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Thanks! It worked without an issue and without any particular setup, I find it a bit suspicious though as Denmark is not listed in the countries that can watch…
Let’s see tomorrow!

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I might watch those 4 horror movies, hopefully I won’t be scared for too long :stuck_out_tongue:

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Yeah same here, the test works just fine. Would be nice if this were it… but I kinda doubt it :slight_smile:

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Let me know how you handle it! Same problem here in Norway :cry:

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Looks like it’s June 5th JST, which is already in 4 hours? Maybe I’ll get to test tonight then with a real movie

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