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    JFF Plus: Online Film Festival to Stream Free Japanese Films

    Japanese film fans should mark off December 4-13 on their calendars for the JFF Plus: Online Film Festival! Hosted by The Japanese Foundation, the Japanese Film Festival (JFF) official website will stream Japanese films for free in the United States. According to the JFF website, here is the schedule:

    Day One – December 4

    • A Story of Yonosuke (2013)
    • Gon, the Little Fox (2019) 
    Story of Yonosuke (2013)

    Day Two – December 5

    • Project Dreams – How to Build Mazinger Z’s Hangar (2020)
    • Stolen Identity (2018)
    • Tokyo Marble Chocolate (2007) 
    • Drawer Hobs (2011) 
    Tokyo Marble Chocolate (2007)

    Day Three – December 6

    • Sumikkogurashi: Good to be in the corner (2019)
    • The Great Passage (2013)
    • Li’l Spider Girl (2012)
    Li’l Spider Girl (2012)

    Day Four – December 7

    • 0.5mm (2014)
    • Tsukiji Wonderland (2016)
    • NORMAN THE SNOWMAN -The Northern Light- (2013)
    Tsukiji Wonderland (2016)

    Day Five – December 8

    • Tora-san In Goto (2016)
    • One Night (2019)
    • KICK-HEART (2013)
    KICK-HEART (2013)

    Day Six – December 9

    • RAILWAYS (2010)
    • Ecotherapy Getaway Holiday (2014)
    • NORMAN THE SNOWMAN-On a Night of Shooting Stars- (2016)
    RAILWAYS (2010)

    Day Seven – December 10

    • Peace (2010)
    • Tremble All You Want (2017)
    • Pigtails (2015)
    Pigtails (2015)

    Day Eight – December 11

    • Lady Maiko (2014)
    • Our 30-Minute Sessions (2020)
    • The Girl from the Other Side (2019)
    Our 30-Minute Sessions (2020)

    Day Nine – December 12

    • Little Nights, Little Love (2019)
    • Café Funiculi Funicula (2018)
    • Moon of a sleepless night (2015)
    Moon of a sleepless night (2015)

    Day Ten – December 13

    • CAN’T STOP THE DANCING (2019)
    CAN’T STOP THE DANCING (2019)

    Each film will be available for 24 hours starting 10PM EST on the day they are scheduled. After those 24 hours are up, they’re gone. Make sure to figure out which films you want to watch before it’s too late!

    Not located in the United States? No worries! The film festival will be available for those in Australia, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, New Zealand, and South Korea from December 4-13. Myanmar and Vietnam will have access January 13-22. Canada, Mexico, Brazil, and more countries will have their own JFF Plus Online Film Festival in later months, but official schedules have not been announced yet. Check out the JFF website to see if your country will host the festival!

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