11 films you can watch at Japanese Film Festival 2023

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Japanese Film Festival 2023 has begun and is spread across many cities in India. Here's the schedule and list of movies that will be featured at the fest! 

Film Festivals are all the rage. While Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival took place earlier this month, Goa is enjoying the International Film Festival of India and the European Union Film Festival is being conducted in Delhi. Adding to this list of film festivals is the 6th edition of the Japanese Film Festival which is being conducted across the country. The festival will be conducted in Mumbai and Bangalore from December 7 to 10 and in Pune and Kolkata from January 18 to 21. It already took place in Delhi from October 12 to 15 and in Hyderabad and Chennai from November 2 to 5. 

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This year’s line-up has something for everyone! Check it out!

A Man

Akira, a lawyer meets with his former client Rie, who asks Akira to perform a background check on her late husband Daisuke.


MONDAYS: See you “this” week

Akemi Yoshikawa discovers that her whole office is stuck in a time loop, repeating the same stressful work week over and over and she along with her colleagues has to find out how to break out of the loop.


Detective Conan Movie 3: The Last Wizard of the Century

Detective Conan, together with his friends, goes on a mission to find the family who owns the rare jeweled Easter egg that has many mysteries surrounding it and is stolen by Kaito Kid.



Naoto gets blamed for a teenager's sudden death who shoplifted from his store and as he was trying to catch her she died in a collision accident. Things take a stressful and confusing turn when Mitsuru, the young girl's father gets more people and the media involved to blame Naoto and refuses to believe that his daughter attempted shoplifting.


Anime Supremacy! 

A newcomer to the anime industry struggles, works, and competes to create the best and most popular anime.



When her son begins acting strangely, a mother demands answers from his teacher.


We Made a Beautiful Bouquet

After missing the last train, Mugi and Kinu meet by chance and believe that they have found the ideal partner in each other through shared interests in music, movies, and books, but when reality gets in the way, their relationship starts to turn sour.


Lupin The 3rd: The Castle of Cagliostro

A dashing thief, his gang of desperadoes, and an intrepid cop struggle to free a princess and some treasure from an evil count.


Father of the Milky Way Railroad

Masajiro Miyazawa has owned and run a pawn shop for generations. He has a son, Kenji Miyazawa and a daughter, Toshi Miyazawa. Kenji Miyazawa, as the first born is supposed to take over the pawn shop but refuses to do so. Meanwhile, Toshi Miyazawa who is smart and wise gives advice to her father and her older brother until one day she gets sick.


Detective Conan the Movie: Crossroad in the Ancient Capital 

After five people get murdered by a sword and an important Buddha statue gets stolen, Detective Conan tries to uncover the mystery and find the murderer as well as the statue.


Detective Conan Episode “ONE”

While on a date with Rachel, Kudo is attacked by two shady thugs who slip him an experimental drug that is a poison, the effects of which will turn his life upside down!

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JFF 2023 Japanese Film Festival