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The Weekend Japanese Film Show

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Kick-starting the "Japanese movie season with The Japan Foundation" with The Weekend Japanese Film Show!

The film show returns to with a series of screenings from November with popular titles from previous instalments of the Japanese Film Festival and JFF Plus: Online Festival! Check out the titles and dates below to book your tickets now!

IMPORTANT NOTICE:
  1. This page will be updated periodically with new titles and screening information. Kindly check back from time to time for updates.
  2. Kindly take note that the screening title, date and time is subject to change. Each screening is subject to Cinema SOP at the time of screening.



  TITLES & SCREENING INFORMATION   

Brave Father Online – our story of FINAL FANTASY XIV
(d. NOGUCHI Teruo / 2019 / 115 min / Drama, Comedy, Family)

 
©2019 “Brave Father Online – our story of FINAL FANTASY XIV”Project ©Maidy/SQUARE ENIX

Cast: SAKAGUCHI Kentaro, YOSHIDA Kotaro, SAKUMA Yui
Story: Akio wishes he had a better relationship with his reserved father Akira. One day Akira suddenly quits his job and retires without giving out any explanation to the family. Thinking it could be a good tool to be close to his father, Akio gives him software of online game “Final Fantasy XIV”. By teaching his father how to play the game and secretly interacting with him as an anonymous online avatar, Akio hopes to know his father better through the adventures with other players in the game; little does the young man know what Akira is going through…

SCREENING INFORMATION:
November in KL
Venue: GSC NU Sentral
Date: 6 November 2021 (Saturday)
Time: 12:00 PM
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November in Penang
Venue: GSC Gurney Plaza
Date: 13 November 2021 (Saturday)
Time: 12:00 PM
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November in Johor Bahru
Venue: GSC Paradigm JB
Date: 13 November 2021 (Saturday)
Time: 12:00 PM
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December in Sabah
Venue: GSC Suria Sabah, Kota Kinabalu
Date: 4 December 2021 (Saturday)
Time: 12:00 PM
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December in Sarawak
Venue: GSC CityONE Megamall, Kuching
Date: 4 December 2021 (Saturday)
Time: 12:00 PM
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Not Quite Dead Yet
(d. HAMASAKI Shinji / 2020 / 94 min / Comedy)

 
© 2020 Shochiku Co., Ltd. Fuji Television Network, inc.  

Cast: HIROSE Suzu, TSUTSUMI Shinichi, YOSHIZAWA Ryo  
Story: Nobata Nanase who is in the 4th grade at a university lives with her father, Kei but they don’t really have a very good relationship between each other. Kei is the CEO of a pharmaceutical company. One day, Kei drinks a drug which is supposed to make him die and come back to life 2 days later. He did this because he wants to figure out who is trying to steal from his company, but something goes wrong. Kei somehow appears again as a ghost. Nanase then tries to bring him back to life with help from Matsuoka Taku who works at Kei's pharmaceutical company.

SCREENING INFORMATION:
November in KL
Venue: GSC NU Sentral
Date: 27 November 2021 (Saturday)
Time: 12:00 PM
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Our 30-Minute Sessions
(d. HAGIWARA Kentaro / 2020 / 114 min / Romance)

 
©2020 “Our 30-Minute Sessions” Film Partners

Cast: ARATA Mackenyu, KITAMURA Takumi, KUBOTA Sayu  
Story: Teen music romance featuring singing and instrumental scenes with a fresh cast of young actors. College student Sota picks up a cassette tape left behind by musician Aki when he died a year ago. When the tape is played back, Aki takes over Sota's body for just 30 minutes. They share the same body and rush to reunite a band that split up and bring a smile to Aki's girlfriend Kana's face.

SCREENING INFORMATION:
December in KL
Venue: GSC NU Sentral
Date: 11 December 2021 (Saturday)
Time: 12:00 PM
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PROJECT DREAMS - HOW TO BUILD MAZINGER Z’S HANGAR
(d. HANABUSA Tsutomu / 2020 / 116 min / Fantasy)
 
 
©MAEDA CORPORATION/TEAM F  ©DYNAMIC PLANNING, TOEI ANIMATION

Cast: TAKASUGI Mahiro, KAMIJI Yusuke, KISHII Yukino, HONDA Chikara, MACHIDA Keita, ROKKAKU Seiji, OGI Hiroaki
Story: Doi, Bescho, Emoto and Chikada all work in MAEDA CORPORATION. Usually they are involved in the construction of dams and tunnels but this time they face a challenging “Fantasy Business” advertising plan like no other – estimating the total cost if they have to build an actual underground storage facility for the enormous super robot featured in the Mazinger Z manga series. Working together with skilled technicians, the team have to make the project a reality, no matter what.

SCREENING INFORMATION
February 2022 in KL
Venue: GSC NU Sentral
Date: 12 February 2022 (Saturday)
Time: 12:00 PM
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Bento Harassment
(d. TSUKAMOTO Renpei / 2019 / 107 min / Drama, Family)
 
 
©2019 “Bento Harrasment” Film Partners

Cast: SHINOHARA Ryoko, YOSHINE Kyoko, MATSUI Rena
Story: Kaori is a single mother and she raises her high-school age daughter Futaba. Her daughter is in a rebellious phase and ignores her mother. Kaori decides to take measures to communicate with her daughter and also get some revenge. Kaori creates messages in her daughter's bento meals.

SCREENING INFORMATION
March 2022 in KL
Venue: GSC NU Sentral
Date: 5 March 2022 (Saturday)
Time: 12:00 PM
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Children of the Sea
(d. WATANABE Ayumu / 2019 / 111 min / Animation)

 
©2019 Daisuke Igarashi・Shogakukan/"Children of the Sea" Committee

Cast: ASHIDA Mana, ISHIBASHI Hiiro, URAGAMI Seishu
Story: Teenage girl Ruka has been unable to adapt to her surroundings. She meets Umi, swimming with the fish inside the large fish tank at the aquarium where her father works, and also meets Umi’s older brother Sora. As the three children’s relationship grows, strange phenomenon are frequently occurring above the Earth.

SCREENING INFORMATION
March 2022 in KL
Venue: GSC NU Sentral
Date: 19 March 2022 (Saturday)
Time: 12:00 PM
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(Ticket bookings will start from 9:00 AM, 12 March onwards)
 

HOW TO REGISTER   

Step 1: Click on "BOOK TICKET" for the title and venue that you wish to register for.
ステップ1: ご希望される作品とその上映会場の「BOOK TICKET」をクリックして下さい。

Step 2: You will be redirected to the official Eventbrite page. Click on ‘REGISTER’.
ステップ2: Eventbriteのページにジャンプします。「REGISTER」をクリックして下さい。

Step 3: Fill up the form and click on ‘COMPLETE REGISTRATION’.
ステップ3: フォームに必要事項を記入し、「COMPLETE REGISTRATION」をクリックして下さい。

Step 4: An e-ticket will be sent to you via email. Please bring this e-ticket with you on the day of the screening. You can print out the e-ticket or show the JFKL staff-on-duty the e-ticket on your phone.
ステップ4: E-チケットがE-メールにて送付されます。上映会当日はこちらのチケットを印刷してお持ち下さい。印刷が不可能な場合は、受付係員にチケットが分かる状態の携帯電話などをご提示下さい。

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  REGISTRATION TERMS & CONDITIONS ご予約に際して  

  1. Each person is allowed to register up to TWO pax only (including yourself).
    お一人様2席までの予約とさせていただいております。
     
  2. Each screening has limited seatings. Kindly ensure that you have registered and have received the e-ticket via email.
    座席数には限りがございます。事前にご予約の上、Eメールにてお送りするE-チケットをご確認下さい。
  3. Those without an e-ticket will not be permitted entry.
    ご予約頂いていない方のご入場はお断りさせて頂きます。

  REGISTRATION ASSISTANCE お問い合わせ  

Please send a message to info[at]jfkl.org.my or call us at 03-2284 6228.
ご不明な点がおありの場合、また、ご自身でのご予約が困難な場合は、当センターまでE-メール info@jfkl.org.my あるいは03-2284 6228(日本語可)までお電話にてお気軽にお問い合わせ下さい。

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  FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)  

  1. I have a friend/relative who would like to come along. Should we register separately or can I register for him/her as well?
    You are allowed to book a ticket for a maximum of two people under your name. Both of you must be present with an e-ticket on the day of the screening in order to enter the auditorium.
     
  2. How about if two or more people wanted to join me?
    They would have to register separately.
     
  3. Do I need to have an Eventbrite account to register?
    No, you don’t have to. Just choose your desired session and fill up the registration form to obtain your e-ticket.
     
  4. When is the last day to register?
    There is no deadline for registration. Registration will be open till the day of the screening or when all available e-tickets have been redeemed, whichever comes first.
     
  5. I have registered and attended the previous screening. Do I still need to register for the next one?
    Yes, you must register for each new screening and bring along the relevant e-ticket.
     
  6. I registered but just found out that I cannot make it anymore. Can I transfer my ticket to a friend/relative?
    Yes, you may but you would need to first inform us via email or phone so that we can change the details in our system.
     
  7. How about if I would like to cancel my registration?
    Please inform us via email or phone as well. Your e-ticket could go to someone else who may have missed out on a seat!
     
  8. I’d like to attend the screening but the e-tickets have all ran out. What should I do?
    Please send us an email or give us a call. We will inform you if there are any cancellations one day before the screening.

Page last updated: 21 March 2022

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