Welcome to Zakka Films

Our passion is to bring the best of Japanese cinema to the English-speaking world, from anime to groundbreaking documentaries on today’s hotbed issues. Check out our current releases, see what filmmakers themselves are selling in our Filmmakers’ Market, or search our catalog in the easy search bar upper right.

Shipping Notice!

Orders placed between February 19 and 25, 2018 (Japan time) will be shipped after February 26. We are sorry for the inconvenience. If you have any questions, please contact us at <info@zakkafilms.com>


Shipping from Japan

We are based in the US, but during the period from June 27, 2017 to the middle of August 2018, we will be in Japan scouting out new films for Zakka and thus will ship itemsĀ from Japan. If we receive an order before June 26, we will ship it from the US. Orders after that […]


New Service is Coming!

We’re thrilled to announce that we’re entering the film rental business, renting out important recent works for screenings at universities and festivals. The first film we’re handling is Tale of a Butcher Shop, directed by Aya Hanabusa, which follows a family-run butcher shop in Osaka that makes its living by raising and slaughtering cattle, selling […]


The Latest from Zakka Films

  • Language: Japanese
  • Subtitles: English
  • Technical Information: DVD, All Region Free, NTSC
  • Package Details: DVD Jacket (English), Leaflet (English)

Director: Noriaki Tsuchimoto
Production: Higashi Productions
Producer: Ryutaro Takagi
Camera: Koshiro Otsu
Editor: Noriaki Tsuchimoto, Takako Sekizawa