Japanese Film Posters from 2014

2014 has ended! Despite some melancholy, goodbye to all that!

Every weekend I post about the Japanese films that are released in cinemas in Tokyo. The information is scavenged from a variety of different sites like PIA, JFDB, IMDB and ones dedicated to various film festivals. I find it interesting (although I sometimes wish I had some help to do it) and I love looking at the posters that are created to advertise the films.

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Japanese Film Posters for 2013 Releases

Moteki WallpaperEvery week I write a trailer post compiling all (or most) of the latest Japanese films released in Japan every weekend. There were lots and lots of Japanese films released in Japan this year. Lots. So many. So many I often wondered whether I might be better of collaborating with other writers to create these posts. If I wasn’t having fun I would have stopped. Fact is I’m a cinephile and a bit of a Japanophile so getting all of that information was fascinating and interesting. Plus I like drooling over Japanese actresses like the above. More importantly it has made great conversation points when talking to friends from the UK, Japan and elsewhere.

So, lots of films means lots of trailers and lots of posters and so I thought I’d compile all of the posters into a single article so people can see what was released and how cool the promotional material was. It’s organised by month and while I didn’t quite get all of the posters available these are most of them. Next year I’ll be more on top of it. A cool thing is that if you select a poster a gallery will come up so you can see it in greater detail and view the others.

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