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.

Important Shipping Information!

For domestic customers  The USPS seems to be erratic, so shipments might arrive later than usual. For international customers The postal service is temporarily suspending accepting international mail for certain destinations due to service impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic, so before ordering please check the following site to get more details. https://about.usps.com/newsroom/service-alerts/international/welcome.htm We’ll keep […]


Shipping from Japan

We are based in the US, but during the period from September 25 to October 18, 2019, we will be in Japan scouting out new films for Zakka and thus will ship items from Japan. If we receive an order before September 25, we will ship it from the US. Orders after that will be shipped from Japan […]


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