ASIA / JAPAN
A Full Moon Ghost Story
Japan / Drama / 18 minutes
Director/Writer: Yoshitaka Mori
Producer: Hiro Exile
Cast: Yuta Nakatsuka, Maho Yamada
Ryosuke is a young chef at the long-established restaurant Shogetsuro. One night, Ryosuke meets a strange woman and spends the night with her. After the encounter, strange changes start happening on Ryosuke's body.
Japan / Drama / 11 minutes
Director/Writer: Hisanori Tsukuda
Producer: Kyohko Saitoh
Cast: Tsuneko Irimajiri, Benito Garcia
"El Comienzo" stands for "the Beginning" in Spanish. This is a Japanese style "Flamenco" without dialogue. It depicts a half-life of a female flamenco dancer, from her anguish of youth, the encounter with her master, love, parting, to taking a new step.
Japan / Drama / 13 minutes
Director/Writer/Producer: Noboru Suzuki
Cast: Mayumi Amano, Shinsuke Kato
A mysterious old woman who claims to be a 400-year-old vampire, and a con man who tries to swindle her out of money. What will happen at the end? A dialogic play that takes place at a coffee shop outside the town.
Japan / Drama / 20 minutes
Director: Takehiko Shinjo
Producer: Hiro Exile
Cast: Mandy Sekiguchi, Junko Abe
As Aoki stands at the bus stop, a woman leaves a gift bag by his side. The woman, Satomi, had just attended the wedding of her first love. Aoki chases after her, thinking she forgot her luggage.
Toshie The Nihilist
Japan / Drama / 15 minutes
Director: Matthew Chozick
Producer: Matt Schley
Cast: Rino Higa, Taro Yabe
Cryptocurrency exchange secretary Toshie (Rino Higa) ought to be celebrating the release of her boyfriend (Taro Yabe) from jail. Instead, a freak accident compels her to swim from Japan to Hawaii with the child of an American-Vietcong war hero.
Japan / Short / 25 minutes
Director: Emi Yasumura
Writer: Atsushi Asada
Producer: Kazuhide Adachi
Cast: Kei Okano
One day, WAO encounters three strange people.
They are aliens, and WAO is told that he must return to his home planet with them. He is worried about leaving behind his parents, who do not get along with each other, and tries to repair the relationship between them with the help of the three.