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Numano
Japan / Drama / 18 minutes

Director/Writer: Corey David Fuller

Producer: Jens H Jensen

Cast: Keisuke Yamamoto

Numano, a single, young Salaryman in his 20s has been working at a small real-estate agent in Shinjuku for nearly three years. Already bored and disillusioned, he feels as if he has chosen the wrong path in life. In fact, in his gut he knows it and yet he lacks the courage and resolve to do something about it.

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Replay
Japan / Drama / 24 minutes

Director/Writer: Tetsuhiko Tsutiya

Producer: Naoya Asanuma

Cast: Sarasa Nakamura

Former theater members who reunited at the funeral for the first time in ten years. A script left by a dead classmate in their hands. It was a story that recreated that day when the theater festival was canceled in the fall of high school 3. What actions did they take with their regrets in their hearts?

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Stay Pretty, No Pity
Japan / Horror / 11 minutes

Director/Writer: Wilco C. Rullens

Producer: KT Rong, Wilco C. Rullens

Cast: Maria Ozawa, Saki Ohwada, Aya Amelia Kodama

Lucy was visited by a ghost who showed her a bunch of visions and gave her 3 days to solve the mystery within them. That was three days ago. She is in her last hour.

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Tofu
Japan / Drama / 15 minutes

Director/Writer: Hiroyuki Nishiyama

Producer: Hiroyuki Nishiyama

Cast: Misaki Hattori, Kotaro Inoue, Kaoru Okunuki

Kaede has been quarrelling with his father, a tofu maker, since she lost her mother. One morning, She heads to the sea that she often visited with my mother. The blue sea, the sound of the waves, and the blue sky, remind her of her mother. She comes up with telling her father the memories of mother.

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The Limit Taxi Girl
Japan / Drama / 24 minutes

Director: Masaya Yoshida

Writer: Shinya Tamada

Producer: Kosuke Nakamura, Shuichi Komuro

Cast: Mugi Kadowaki, Kotone Furukawa, Hiroshi Shigeoka

Saki, a lawyer, gets into an idling taxi on her way to the airport for her job. However, the taxi driv-er is actually her sister Satomi who had been lying in wait for her. Against her sister's wishes, Satomi drives toward the hospital where their mother lies in critical condition.