Empty (2012)

Empty is a 2012 Japanese movie written and directed by Shogo Kusano. It premiered at the Okinawa International Film Festival on March 26, 2012 as part of the “Panoramic Screening” (non genre-specific) category.

Movie info

Original title
Transliterated title
Premiere date
March 26, 2012
Release date
June 16, 2012


Koban Kato is a high school student with no friends, family, or social presence. However, he does have the ability to “teleport” by suddenly vanishing whenever he’s not being noticed by people around him. In addition to this skill being inherently insulting to Koban, it’s also relatively useless because it strips him of all his clothes.

One day, Koban uses his ability after being kicked out of his house and meets a woman named Sheena who also has no place to live. Sheena is quite impressed with Koban’s teleporting, and quickly devises a plan to put it to good use. Soon, their antics cause the town to start believing there’s a kappa on the loose.

Featured Cast

Actor Role
No photo available Naoya Shimizu Koban Kato
airi-taira Airi Taira Sheena
Hiroshi Yamamoto Hiroshi Yamamoto
No photo available Junko Miyashita
Masaki Miura Masaki Miura
Ren Osugi Ren Osugi
No photo available Seitaro Mukai
Toru Shinagawa Toru Shinagawa


  • Trailer (Japanese)

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  • Teaser (Japanese)

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Last Updated 30 Aug 2014 at 15:29