This list consists of 6 best Japanese Sci-Fi live movies that are highly recommended for you to watch in 2019. The films are: Birudo Nyu Warudo Kamen Raida Kurozu, Gekijô-ban, Whistleblower, Fortuna’s Eye, Ultraman R/B the Movie, and Lupinranger vs. Patranger vs. Kyuranger. Please read the storyline of each of these films and don’t forget the schedule can change at any time!
Build New World: Kamen Rider Cross-Z (Birudo Nyu Warudo Kamen Raida Kurozu)
Build New World: Kamen Rider Cross-Z is Japanese Action Sci-fi Superhero movie based on the Toei Company’s Kamen Rider series, first aired in 2017. This film will focus on the character of Ryuga Banjo (Kamen Rider Cross-Z) as well as introducing the Muscle Galaxy Fullbottle. It takes place after the main series’ final episode. The film also features a new villain Rider named Kamen Rider Killbas (Kamen Raida Kirubasu).
Build New World: Kamen Rider Cross-Z is produced by V-Cinema. Directed by Kyohei Yamaguchi, with Muto Shogo was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Akaso Eiji, Nagao Mariya, Shindo Gaku, Inukai Atsuhiro, Takada Kaho, Taki Yukari, Takeda Kouhei, Mikami Kensei, and Yuki Ochi. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on January 25, 2019.
Gekijô-ban: Rike-koi – rikei ga koi ni ochita no de shômei shite mita
Gekijô-ban: Rike-koi – rikei ga koi ni ochita no de shômei shite mita. is Japanese Comedy Romance Sci-Fi movie based on manga of the same name. The film revolves around Shinya Yukimura (Shun Nishime) and Ayame Himuro (Nana Asakawa) are two scientists that want to find out if love can be solved by a scientific theory. These two scientists also have feelings for each other and want to be able to solve their feelings through similar theoretical facts. With this perfect opportunity, these scientists will attempt to solve the theory of the love they express for each other.
Gekijô-ban: Rike-koi – rikei ga koi ni ochita no de shômei shite mita. is produced by Chiba Television broadcasting,Den (II),Excellent Film, etc., and distributed by Excellent Film (Japan) and Triple Up (Japan). Directed by Masatsugu Asahi and Toshihiro Satô, with Takeshi Yamamoto as producer. Meanwhile, Arihred Yamamoto, Hidehiro Ito, and Shûji Yuki was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Nana Asakawa, Tom Fujita, Kôichi Kasuga, Shun Nishime, Karin Ogino, Tsukushi Suzuki, and Yûka Yano. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on February 1, 2019.
Whistleblower (Nanatsu no kaigi)
Whistleblower (Nanatsu no kaigi) is Japanese Drama Action Spy Sci-fi movie based on Jun Ikeido’s novel Nanatsu no Kaigi published November 5, 2012 by Nikkei Publishing Inc.. Previously this novel had been adapted into a television drama entitled The Seven Conferences in 2013. The film tells the story of Tamio Yasumi (Mansai Nomura) who works as a subsection chief for a company.
Yasumi has not received a promotion in a long time. Other members including Makoto Kitagawa (Teruyuki Kagawa) as the manager of the same department work very hard. One day, Banji Harashima (Mitsuhiro Oikawa) is assigned to work as the new vice manager in the department. It seems like there is a secret that is kept tight enough in the company.
Whistleblower (Nanatsu no kaigi) is produced by MacLotus, Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS), and distributed by Toho (Japan). Directed by Katsuo Fukuzawa, with Hidenori Iyoda as producer. Meanwhile, Jun Ikeido, Jeong-mi Lee, and Kentarô Ushio was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Mansai Nomura, Teruyuki Kagawa, Mitsuhiro Oikawa, Ainosuke Kataoka, Takuma Otoo, and Danshun Tatekawa. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on February 1, 2019.
Fortuna’s Eye is Japanese Drama Fantasy Mystery Romance Sci-fi movie which tells the story of Shinichiro Kiyama (Ryunosuke Kamiki) who is lonely for two reasons. When Kiyama was little, his family died in a plane accident. Since then, he has not made any friends and he has lived a lonely existence. One day, he acquires a special ability.
His special ability is to see through the body of people who are about to die. Shinichiro Kiyama’s life changes because of this. Then Shinichiro Kiyama meets Aoi Kiryu (Kasumi Arimura) at a cellphone shop. He becomes attracted to her with her bright personality and Aoi Kiryu is also attracted to Shinichiro Kiyama. They enjoy happy days together, but, all of a sudden, Shinichiro Kiyama is able to see through Aoi Kiryu’s body.
Fortuna’s Eye is produced by Tohoo, and distributed by Toho Co. (Japan). Directed by Takahiro Miki, with Naoki Hyakuta and Riko Sakaguchi was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Ryunosuke Kamiki, Kasumi Arimura, Jun Shison, DAIGO, Airi Matsui, and Yukiya Kitamura. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on February 15, 2019.
Ultraman R/B the Movie (Gekijo-ban Urutoraman Rubu Serekuto! Kizuna no Kurisutaru)
Ultraman R/B the Movie is Japanese Action Sci-fi Superheroes movie as the sequel and adaptation of the 2018 Ultra Series television series, Ultraman R/B created by Tsuburaya Productions. This film is set to one year after the Reugosite incident. A mysterious Ultraman named Tregear appears in Ayaka City with his question on making dreams come true having Katsumi seek for “his own dream”. Then monsters suddenly reappear in Ayaka City as Katsumi and Isami are joined by their sister Asahi and Riku Asakura in fighting them and Tregear. While the brothers each went to fulfill their dreams, the Minato family’s strong bonds would result with the creation of Ultraman Groob.
Ultraman R/B the Movie is produced by Tsuburaya Productions, and distributed by Shochiku. Directed by Masayoshi Takesue, with Takao Nakano was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Yuya Hirata, Ryosuke Koike, Arisa Sonohara, Kaori Manabe, Ginnojo Yamazaki, Yukito Nishii, Ayane Kinoshita, Hideko Hara, and Tatsuomi Hamada. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on March 8, 2019.
Lupinranger vs. Patranger vs. Kyuranger
Lupinranger vs. Patranger vs. Kyuranger is Japanese Action Sci-Fi Tokusatsu movie based on Japanese superhero team metaseries of TV series, Super Sentai and Kamen Rider. Tells an adventure story that will begin when the PatRangers are assigned to investigate the sudden disappearance of the LupinRangers – and then encounter the KyuRangers along the way.
Lupinranger vs. Patranger vs. Kyuranger is produced by Toei Company, and distributed by V-Cinext (Japan). Directed by Hiroyuki Kato, with Naruhisa Arakawa was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Asahi Itou, Kousei Yuki, Shogo Hama, Ryo Yokoyama, Haruka Kudo, and Kazusa Okuyama. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on August 21, 2019.