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draws a poetic picture of the beauty, intimacy, and cruelty of teen romances or non teen in a dreamy style critics described as "Post-Iwai Shunji"

Nearly two decades after these films' release, it is now time to review the story of the birth of a cinema that is not that new anymore. They should be labelled as the "digital generation", denoting the shift of paradigm that dominates the period technologically and aesthetically. Hopefully this meeting could be the start of an interesting discussion on the significance, in the context of Japanese cinema, of this digital generation — 

And also neon films in Asia in the late 90s predominantly take the issue of loneliness or at least even though it is not the main theme that is brought but there is still influence from the style of that year and this is in symmetry with the…

  • All About Lily Chou-Chou
  • 0&1
  • 2/Duo
  • 20th Century Nostalgia
  • After Life
  • Age 17
  • Ai・Mai・Me
  • Akai bunka jutaku no hatsuko
  • April Story
  • August in the Water
  • Bare-assed Japan
  • Barren Illusion
  • Beautiful Crazy
  • Bird Call
  • Blue
  • Blue Gate Crossing
  • Blue Moon
  • Body Drop Asphalt
  • Bounce Ko Gals
  • Boy's Choir
  • Candy Rain
  • Chizuko's Younger Sister
  • Chloe
  • Dogs & Cats
  • A Drowning Man
  • Enclosed Pain
  • Fallen Angels
  • First Love
  • Flic
  • French Dressing
  • Gemini
  • Gips
  • The Girl of Silence
  • Green
  • Halfway
  • Hana & Alice
  • Harmful Insect
  • Haru
  • High School Teacher
  • I'm Sure Tomorrow...
  • I.K.U.
  • Isabella
  • Island of Light
  • Kitchen
  • Kokoro to Karada
  • L'amant
  • Labyrinth of Dreams
  • Last Scene
  • Last Words
  • Like Grains of Sand
  • Looking for an Angel
  • Love & Pop
  • Love Letter
  • Love on Sunday
  • Love/Juice
  • Luxurious Bone
  • M/Other
  • March Comes in Like a Lion
  • The Mars Canon
  • Miao Miao
  • Mirrored Mind
  • Moonlight Whispers
  • The Most Distant Course
  • Murmur of Youth
  • Nagisa
  • Oh, My Buddha!
  • Open House
  • The Peony Pavilion
  • Perfect Education 2: 40 Days of Love
  • Pig's Inferno
  • Reflections
  • Ritual
  • Romantic Prelude
  • A Scene at the Sea
  • Seventeen
  • The Story of PuPu
  • Strawberry Jam
  • Summer Breeze
  • Sumomo mo momo
  • Sunday Drive
  • Suzaku
  • Sweet Degeneration
  • Swimming Upstream
  • A Tender Place
  • The Thirsty Flower: Four by Four Equals One
  • This Window Is Yours
  • Timeless Melody
  • To Love
  • Tokyo Marigold
  • Tokyo Trash Baby
  • Tokyo University Story
  • Tokyo.Sora
  • Topless
  • A Touch of Fever
  • Tsugumi
  • Tsumugi
  • Utsushimi
  • Water Flower
  • Way of Blue Sky
  • Welcome Home