Japanese actor Yakusho’s work includes 1997 Palme d’Or winner The Eel.
The Indonesian actor will star in all three episodes.
Brillante Mendoza joins Kirsten Tan, HF Yambao and BW Purba Negara at Tokyo film festival symposium.
Japanese filmmaker Takahisa Zeze is playing in Competition at TIFF with The Lowlife, which explores the world of adult-video actresses.
TIFF’s organisers have this year selected Keiichi Hara as the subject of the festival’s popular animation focus.
The two countries unveiled further cooperation at the Tokyo International Film Festival.
A rare China-Japan co-production was among the highlights at the 2017 TIFF opening.
Japanese directors Koji Fukada, Isshin Inudo and Daishi Matsunaga share experiences of shooting outside Japan on Screen-moderated TIFFCOM panel.
For its 30th anniversary year, new director Takeo Hisamatsu is looking to make an impression; plus Screen hosts co-production panel.
The film will receive its world premiere in competition at the Tokyo International Film Festival.
Other films announced include: An Incovenient Sequel and Legend Of The Demon Cat.