Japanese Moviesby jo-35129 | created - 11 Feb 2018 | updated - 9 months ago | Public
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1. 1,000,000 yen no Onnatachi (2017)
30 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
A frustrated writer has arranged his home for 5 mysterious women, who all pay him a million yen as rent. What is the story behind this unusual arrangement?
3. Let Me Eat Your Pancreas (2017)
115 min | Drama, Romance
A dying girl meets a nonchalant boy who found out her secret. She decided to fulfill her bucket list with none-other-than the boy who couldn't care less about the world.
5. My Rainy Days (2009)
119 min | Drama, Romance
Seventeen year old high school student Rio Ozawa is always the center of attention due to her beauty. Yet Rio has never cared about anyone but herself due to her traumatic past. Her friends... See full summary »
6. Mixed Doubles (2017)
120 min | Family, Sport
Tamiko used to be a very good ping pong player as a child, but she is now twenty-eight years old and left the sport behind. Her mother Hanako had taught her how to play imposing discipline ... See full summary »
7. Asahinagu (2017)
105 min | Comedy, Family, Sport
When it comes time to choose an extracurricular club three high school freshmen pick the naginata one or rather it picks them. Asahi and her friends consistently train and improve including... See full summary »
8. Closest Love to Heaven (2017)
90 min | Comedy, Romance
When Ninon found out that her neighbor and popular classmate Yuji only has one year to live. She decided to go out of her way and help him attain happiness on his remaining time.
9. Have a Song on Your Lips (2015)
132 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Yuri Kashiwagi was once known as a genius pianist. One day, she returns to her hometown in Goto Islands from Tokyo. There, she begins to work as a temporary teacher at a middle school and ... See full summary »
10. One Week Friends (2017)
120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Yuki Hase befriended a lonely girl classmate when he notices that she's always alone. Upon knowing the girl, he found out a serious matter about her that can either make him put a space between them, or make them closer to each other.
12. Switched (2018– )
35 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
In this sci-fi teen drama based on a Japanese comic book series, 2 high school girls swapped bodies. After the unattractive girl switched with a cute popular girl, she refused to switch back.
16. Cold Fish (2010)
Not Rated | 146 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
The lives of a bored suburban couple are changed forever when a seemingly nice old man gives their daughter a job at his fish store, and soon his gruesome hobbies are bought to light.
17. Perfect Blue (1997)
R | 81 min | Animation, Horror, Mystery
A retired pop singer turned actress' sense of reality is shaken when she is stalked by an obsessed fan and seemingly a ghost of her past.
Votes: 48,101 | Gross: $0.78M
18. Tokyo Godfathers (2003)
PG-13 | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
On Christmas Eve, three homeless people living on the streets of Tokyo find a newborn baby among the trash and set out to find its parents.
Votes: 27,920 | Gross: $0.13M
19. Akira (1988)
R | 124 min | Animation, Action, Drama
A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath who can only be stopped by two teenagers and a group of psychics.
Votes: 149,426 | Gross: $0.55M
Not Rated | 87 min | Animation, Action, Drama
Concurrent theatrical ending of the TV series Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995).
21. Princess Mononoke (1997)
PG-13 | 134 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami's curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and Tatara, a mining colony. In this quest he also meets San, the Mononoke Hime.
Votes: 307,744 | Gross: $2.38M
22. Kabukicho Love Hotel (2014)
135 min | Drama, Romance
Over one day at this love hotel in Shinjuku, Tokyo - where guests have the choice of staying for a short time or overnight - the dreams and desires of these characters intersect while aspiring for something greater.
23. 100 Yen Love (2014)
113 min | Comedy, Drama
32-year-old Ichiko (Sakura Ando) lives at home with her parents, passing the days in self-indulgent grunginess. Ichiko's recently divorced younger sister Fumiko has moved back home with her... See full summary »
24. A Bride for Rip Van Winkle (2016)
179 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Nanami is an apathetic, part-time junior high school teacher, whose only solace comes from connecting with others on "Planet", a new social network service. One day, a young man named ... See full summary »
25. The Murder Case of Hana & Alice (2015)
100 min | Animation, Drama
Alice transfers to a new school, where students believe that one student per school year is cursed, whom they call Judas Iscariot. Alice is deemed the new Judas, but what happened to the former Judas?
26. Love and Lies (2017)
106 min | Drama, Romance
This live-action film is set in a modern Japan where the government combats a low birthrate by matching men and women dependent on an analysis of their DNA. With two men and a girl as the ... See full summary »
27. The Confidence Man JP (2018)
An exhilarating and entertaining comedy about a bizarre plan to steal a large sum of money from people consumed by desire. The main character, Dahko (Masami Nagasawa), is a confidence woman... See full summary »
28. The Long Excuse (2016)
124 min | Drama
Based on a book by writer - director Miwa Nishikawa, a recently widowed writer ( Masahiro Motoki,Departures)whose wife died in a bus crash comes to terms with his grief,or lack of it, in ... See full summary »
29. Crisis: Kôan Kidô Sôsatai Tokusô-han (2017)
54 min | Action
The Special Investigation Unit is a secret force of specialists in various fields. The unit is under the direct control of the head of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department Security ... See full summary »
30. One Cut of the Dead (2017)
Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Horror
Things go badly for a hack director and film crew shooting a low budget zombie movie in an abandoned WWII Japanese facility, when they are attacked by real zombies.
31. Gintama 2: Rules are Made to be Broken (2018)
134 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The Yorozuya gang returns to protect the country's shogun when the Shinsengumi police force finds itself in a crisis.
32. The Blood of Wolves (2018)
126 min | Crime, Drama
Hiroshima Police detective Ogami Shogo and his partner Hioka Shuichi are investigating the disappearance of a company's employees amidst an escalating yakuza turf war in 1988. Blood, ... See full summary »
35. Laid-Back Camp (2018– )
24 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Nadeshiko, a high school student who had moved from Shizuoka to Yamanashi, decides to see the famous, 1000 yen-bill-featured Mount Fuji. Even though she manages to bike all the way to ... See full summary »
36. The Torture Club (2014)
97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The movie is at a torture club within a prestigious female high school; Right after Yuzuki Muto (Noriko Kijima) entered school, she becomes a member of the Torture Club. The club trains ... See full summary »
37. Solanin (2010)
126 min | Drama
Meiko and Taneda are a couple graduated from university two years ago. Unhappy with their lives, Meiko quits her job and encourages Taneda to have this band become professional. They ... See full summary »