From 9.00 p.m., 12 October 2013
Aruhi, Bakudan ga Ochitekite
Synopsis: One day, a girl suddenly falls from the sky and on top of cram school student Toyama Satoshi (Matsuzaka Toori). She is Parca (Kuroki Haru) and looks exactly like Nagamine Haruka (Kuroki Haru), Toyama’s classmate from high school days. Parca claims to be a humanoid explosive. When the needle of the clock which appears to be attached to her chest points to 12 o’clock, it will set off explosion. She says that the needle is moving at the pace of her heartbeat and aggressively invites Toyama out on a date. It is a sci-fi fantasy interweaving a strange girl with a “bomb” and an ordinary boy. There is a hidden fact about that date … …
Cast: Matsuzaka Toori, Kuroki Haru
Synopsis: Kume Kiyoshi (Shiga Kotaro) is a weary salesman who has no motivation or energy. There is malicious gossip at the company everyday about him being a lowly employee who has worked for 30 years and contributed nothing and yet the company has to pay his salary. Kiyoshi’s daughter Tomomi (Mano Erina) worries about him. She splurges on a “heart cooker” which is a human microwave with her bonus. The instructions have the phrases “Full of vitality!” “Abundant confidence!” Anyone who goes inside will be fired up. Kiyoshi is pushed into the “heart cooker” against his will. The Kiyoshi who comes out of this is … …
Cast: Shiga Kotaro, Mano Erina
Synopsis: 27-year old office lady Morita Narumi (Ishihara Satomi) is single and has no boyfriend. On the way home from a friend’s wedding, Narumi is considering that it is about that she gets married but she has no partner when she is introduced to a system called “karikon” by a mysterious man Namiki (Kitamura Yukiya) who identifies himself as a “karikon” consultant. “Karikon” refers to a two-day marriage offered to working women who are actually interested in marriage while they say that they are in no rush. The pseudo marriage experience is grouped into three plans. Narumi decides to try “karikon”, chooses her desired guy and gets started with pseudo marriage life.
Cast: Ishihara Satomi, Kitamura Yukiya, Kasahara Hideyuki, Kakuta Akihiro
0.03 Frame no Onna
Synopsis: Higurashi Miwa (Natsuna) and assistant Kariya (Miyata Toshiya) are up to their neck with work. An employee of a movie editing studio, Miwa is responsible for adding special effects to footage among other things. She combines an empty landscape with a futuristic-looking building, makes an actor into two persons … … Miwa, who is working late at night, raises her voice despite herself. She is editing footage of the lead actress walking along a street of old houses. There is a woman standing in a dark narrow opening which appears not to be an alley. At first, she thinks that the staff had captured a background reflection of an extra. However, something is odd. Miwa tries to enlarge this woman’s face. The woman’s eyes are mouth are wide open and she is crying out. It is not just that. Even though Miwa goes back to the previous frame or forward to the next frame, the woman is not there … …
Cast: Natsuna, Miyata Toshiya
Mizu o Azukaru
Synopsis: Yunomoto Naoya (Katori Shingo) is a struggling scriptwriter. He is not able write a script at all, even after a deadline and feels the heat. On the other hand, he makes completely no progress. One day, Mizuno (Kaho), a female university student living next door to Yunomoto, comes to visit with a large volumen of water. “Can I leave the water with you?” she asks. Yunomoto takes the water from Mizuno. But why has she entrusted the water to someone else? In front of the water that is in his care, Yunomoto develops various deductions and fantasies and the situation starts to head in an unexpected direction.
Cast: Katori Shingo, Kaho
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