With Asahi Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Perfect Blue (1997)

R | 81 min | Animation, Horror, Mystery

8.0
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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.

Director: Satoshi Kon | Stars: Junko Iwao, Rica Matsumoto, Shinpachi Tsuji, Masaaki Ôkura

Votes: 51,621 | Gross: $0.78M

2. Darling in the Franxx (2018)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Fantasy

7.3
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In a world where future where humanity has been driven to endangerment by giant beasts, a strike force is assembled to destroy the monsters and save the world.

Stars: Yûto Uemura, Kana Ichinose, Nanami Yamashita, Saori Hayami

Votes: 2,809

3. 13 Assassins (2010)

R | 141 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.6
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84 Metascore

A group of assassins come together for a suicide mission to kill an evil lord.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Takayuki Yamada, Yûsuke Iseya, Ikki Sawamura

Votes: 60,195 | Gross: $0.80M

4. Adventures of the Gummi Bears (1985–1991)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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A group of reclusive humanoid bears and a few trusted humans explore their lost heritage and prevent their enemies from exploiting it.

Stars: June Foray, Noelle North, Lorenzo Music, Katie Leigh

Votes: 9,166

5. Free! (2013– )

TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Free! revolves around members of a high school boy's swimming team. Four boys-Haruka, Makoto, Nagisa and Rin-all participated in a swimming tournament shortly before graduating elementary ... See full summary »

Stars: Jamie Marchi, Johnny Yong Bosch, Akeno Watanabe, Nobunaga Shimazaki

Votes: 2,065

6. Danger Man (1960–1962)

TV-PG | 24 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.9
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John Drake is a special operative for N.A.T.O., specializing in security assignments against any subversive element which threatened world peace. The series featured exotic locales from all... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Richard Wattis, Lionel Murton, Michael Ripper

Votes: 948

7. Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid (2017)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

7.7
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An office worker employs a kindhearted dragon to serve as her maid, and enters a world of comic misadventures.

Stars: Mutsumi Tamura, Yuuki Kuwahara, Maria Naganawa, Kerstin Julia Dietrich

Votes: 2,105

8. The Asterisk War: The Academy City on the Water (2015– )

TV-14 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

6.8
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The Academy City on the water, Rikka (also known as Asterisk) is the world's largest stage for the integrated battle entertainment, "Star Wars Festival." The young boys and girls of the "... See full summary »

Stars: Atsushi Tamaru, Ai Kakuma, Kira Buckland, Erik Scott Kimerer

Votes: 1,185

9. Gyangusuta (2015– )

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Drama

7.3
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In the city of Ergastulum, a shady ville filled with made men and petty thieves, whores on the make and cops on the take, there are some deeds too dirty for even its jaded inhabitants to ... See full summary »

Stars: Mamiko Noto, Felecia Angelle, Jun'ichi Suwabe, Kenjirô Tsuda

Votes: 1,782

10. Love and Honour (2006)

PG-13 | 122 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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A look at the relationship between a young blind samurai (Kimura) and his wife, who will make a sacrifice in order to defend her husband's honor.

Director: Yôji Yamada | Stars: Takuya Kimura, Rei Dan, Mitsugorô Bandô, Takashi Sasano

Votes: 3,205 | Gross: $0.02M

11. Plastic Memories (2015– )

TV-14 | Animation, Drama, Romance

7.3
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After failing his college exams, 18 year old Tsukasa Mizugaki is offered a position at the renowned SAI corporation due to his father's connections. SAI corporation is known for its ... See full summary »

Stars: Yasuaki Takumi, Sora Amamiya, Chinatsu Akasaki, Sayuri Yahagi

Votes: 1,171

12. Kiznaiver (2016– )

TV-14 | Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.9
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The story of a group of diverse young adults who become connected to each other as part of an experiment to generate peace.

Stars: Misaki Kuno, Katrina Salisbury, Hans Wackershauser, Lori Bachynski

Votes: 943

13. Aldnoah.Zero (2014– )

TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.2
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In 1972, an ancient alien hypergate was discovered on the surface of the moon. Using this technology, humanity began migrating to Mars and settling there. After settlers discovered ... See full summary »

Stars: Zach Aguilar, Sora Amamiya, Sandy Fox, Erika Harlacher

Votes: 1,896

14. Stand by Me Doraemon (2014)

95 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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What will happen to Nobita's life after Doraemon leaves?

Directors: Tony Oliver, Ryuichi Yagi, Takashi Yamazaki | Stars: Wasabi Mizuta, Megumi Ohara, Satoshi Tsumabuki, Yumi Kakazu

Votes: 5,361

15. What a Wonderful Family! (2016)

108 min | Comedy

6.9
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For her birthday, the grandma of a traditional Tokyo family asks her apathetic husband a gift: divorce. This shocks not only the incredulous husband, but the whole family, and they all will try to prevent the catastrophe at any cost.

Director: Yôji Yamada | Stars: Isao Hashizume, Kazuko Yoshiyuki, Masahiko Nishimura, Yui Natsukawa

Votes: 896

16. Tokyo Family (2013)

146 min | Drama

7.5
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In this update of Yasujiro Ozu's "Tokyo Story", a retired schoolteacher and his wife visit their three working children in modern-day Tokyo.

Director: Yôji Yamada | Stars: Isao Hashizume, Kazuko Yoshiyuki, Masahiko Nishimura, Yui Natsukawa

Votes: 1,615

17. 125 Years Memory (2015)

132 min | History

7.3
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Based on two historical incidents that deepened the friendship between Japan and Turkey.

Director: Mitsutoshi Tanaka | Stars: Seiyô Uchino, Kenan Ece, Shioli Kutsuna, Alican Yücesoy

Votes: 1,923

18. The Little House (2014)

136 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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A woman looks back on her family's life in Tokyo before and during WWII. A maid arrives from the countryside to work for an upper middle class family. She fits in well, but everyone's emotions are stirred up with the arrival of a student.

Director: Yôji Yamada | Stars: Takako Matsu, Haru Kuroki, Isao Hashizume, Kazuko Yoshiyuki

Votes: 1,032

19. Chein kuronikuru: Hekuseitasu no hikari (2016– )

24 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

6.5
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In the land of Yuguto a grope of warrior accompany by their armies strives to defeat the dark king before his black magic and dark soldiers consume everything.

Stars: Ricco Fajardo, Felecia Angelle, Dawn Michelle Bennett, Orion Pitts

Votes: 75

20. Sakuran (2006)

111 min | Drama, History

6.9
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A young girl is sold into a red-light district brothel and tries to adapt to life as an oiran (courtesan).

Director: Mika Ninagawa | Stars: Anna Tsuchiya, Kippei Shîna, Yoshino Kimura, Hiroki Narimiya

Votes: 1,654

21. Key of Life (2012)

Not Rated | 128 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

7.4
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A failed actor switches identities with a stranger at a bath house thinking it is his way out of his life of misery but only to find himself filling the shoes of an elite assassin.

Director: Kenji Uchida | Stars: Masato Sakai, Teruyuki Kagawa, Ryôko Hirosue, Yoshiyoshi Arakawa

Votes: 1,686

22. Siren (2006)

87 min | Horror, Thriller

5.6
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A writer moves to a remote island with his daughter and young son. After settling into their new home, a neighbor arrives to welcome them and give them a breakdown of the local rules; most important: do not go outside when the island's siren starts wailing.

Director: Yukihiko Tsutsumi | Stars: Yui Ichikawa, Leo Morimoto, Naoki Tanaka, Hiroshi Abe

Votes: 731

23. High Speed! Free! Starting Summer (2015)

110 min | Animation, Drama, Sport

7.3
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Haruka Nanase feels something special when he touches water and when he moves on to Iwatobi Junior High School with his friend Makoto and start a new life they both enter the swim team, and... See full summary »

Director: Yasuhiro Takemoto | Stars: Nobunaga Shimazaki, Tatsuhisa Suzuki, Toshiyuki Toyonaga, Koki Uchiyama

Votes: 338

24. Flea-picking Samurai (2018)

110 min | Comedy

5.9
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Kobayashi Hironoshin is a samurai in the fiefdom of Nagaoka. Unfortunately for him and the area's fleas he displeases the local lord who orders him to immediately become busy ridding the ... See full summary »

Director: Yasuo Tsuruhashi | Stars: Hiroshi Abe, Shinobu Terajima, Etsushi Toyokawa, Takumi Saitoh

Votes: 138

25. Blood and Bones (2004)

140 min | Drama

7.1
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In 1923, the Korean teenager Kim Shun-Pei moves from Cheju Island, in South Korea, to Osaka, in Japan. Along the years, he becomes a cruel, greedy and violent man and builds a factory of ... See full summary »

Director: Yôichi Sai | Stars: Takeshi Kitano, Hirofumi Arai, Tomoko Tabata, Joe Odagiri

Votes: 1,852

26. Ojamajo Doremi (1999–2004)

TV-Y | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.7
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The misadventures of three little girls studying to be witches.

Stars: Chiemi Chiba, Nami Miyahara, Kumiko Yokote, Tomoko Akiya

Votes: 496

27. Pretty Cure (2004–2005)

TV-PG | 25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.9
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Two young girls, Nagisa and Honoka, find mysterious "fairies" that grant the girls the ability to transform into the legendary warriors known as Pretty Cure and combat the forces of darkness.

Stars: Rocio Barahona, Onalea Gilbertson, Michelle Molineux, Roger Rhodes

Votes: 153

28. Kabei: Our Mother (2008)

Not Rated | 133 min | Drama

7.6
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Based on childhood days of Teruyo Nogami.

Director: Yôji Yamada | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Mayumi Tanaka, Rei Dan, Sayuri Yoshinaga

Votes: 1,192 | Gross: $0.01M

29. 69 (2004)

114 min | Drama

6.8
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A group of rebellious teenagers cause mischief and disorder in a 1969 Sasebo, Nagasaki, Japan as a result of tensions from their school and a US military base.

Director: Sang-il Lee | Stars: Satoshi Tsumabuki, Masanobu Andô, Yûta Kanai, Asami Mizukawa

Votes: 434

30. The Great Passage (2013)

134 min | Drama

7.2
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Majime, an eccentric man in publishing company, who has unique ability of words, joins the team that will compile a new dictionary, 'The Great Passage.' In the eclectic team, he becomes ... See full summary »

Director: Yûya Ishii | Stars: Ryûhei Matsuda, Aoi Miyazaki, Joe Odagiri, Kaoru Kobayashi

Votes: 1,931

31. Nagasaki: Memories of My Son (2015)

130 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.5
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Set in post-World War II Japan, midwife Nobuko is resolved to move on as she stands at the grave of her son Koji who died, alongside thousands of others, when the Americans dropped an ... See full summary »

Director: Yôji Yamada | Stars: Sayuri Yoshinaga, Kazunari Ninomiya, Haru Kuroki, Tadanobu Asano

Votes: 359

32. Solanin (2010)

126 min | Drama

7.1
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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 »

Director: Takahiro Miki | Stars: Takao Handa, Arata Iura, Kenta Kiritani, Yoichi Kondo

Votes: 641

33. Sennen no koi - Hikaru Genji monogatari (2001)

143 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.0
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Based on the ancient Japanese Tale of Genji. This film is set in 900AD and tells the story of a famous female writer of the time, Murasaki Shikibu. Her story begins from the death of her ... See full summary »

Director: Tonkô Horikawa | Stars: Sayuri Yoshinaga, Yûki Amami, Tôru Kazama, Morio Kazama

Votes: 129

34. Sakura Guardian in the North (2018)

126 min | Drama

5.8
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In 1945, the mother fled with her two sons from the Russians to Hokkaido. In 1972, her son returns to Japan after finding success in the U.S.

Director: Yôjirô Takita | Stars: Hiroshi Abe, Ittoku Kishibe, Katsuya Maiguma, Toshiyuki Nagashima

Votes: 44

35. Battle Under Orion (2009)

120 min | Action, War

6.2
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World War II story alternates between the past and present, linked by a fateful song. Japanese sub I-77 battles an American destroyer off the coast of Okinawa. Before heading to war, the ... See full summary »

Director: Tetsuo Shinohara | Stars: Yoshikuni Dôchin, Mitsuru Fukikoshi, Mutsutoshi Furuhata, Yûta Hiraoka

Votes: 423

36. About Her Brother (I) (2010)

126 min | Drama

7.1
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Ginko seems to be living the good life: She's the respectable owner of a neighborhood drug store in Tokyo, and her daughter Koharu is about to get married to a doctor. However, Koharu's ... See full summary »

Director: Yôji Yamada | Stars: Sayuri Yoshinaga, Tsurube Shôfukutei, Yû Aoi, Ryô Kase

Votes: 586

37. The Magnificent Nine (2016)

129 min | Comedy, History

6.5
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It is eighteenth century Japan and the residents of a poor town lead a typically meagre life. Then nine residents, which include Juzaburo, hatch a scheme to improve their lots by running a ... See full summary »

Director: Yoshihiro Nakamura | Stars: Yûko Takeuchi, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Satoshi Tsumabuki, Maika Yamamoto

Votes: 260

38. A Tale of Samurai Cooking: A True Love Story (2013)

122 min | Drama, History

6.8
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During the Edo Period of Japan, an excellent cook marries the heir to a renowned cooking family. However, her husband is a terrible chef. With the help of her new mother-in-law, she begins to teach him the ways of the culinary arts.

Director: Yûzô Asahara | Stars: Aya Ueto, Kengo Kôra, Kimiko Yo, Riko Narumi

Votes: 386

39. I Am a Monk (2015)

99 min | Comedy, Drama, History

6.5
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After the death of his grandfather, 24-year-old Susumu inherits the mantle of Abbot at Eifuku-ji, a Buddhist temple in Shikoku. He faces the same challenges of anyone starting a new job: ... See full summary »

Director: Yukinori Makabe | Stars: Atsushi Itô, Mizuki Yamamoto, Junpei Mizobata, Yoshiki Arizono

Votes: 42

40. Sachiiro no One Room (2018)

Drama

7.2
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A girl is just 14 years old, but she endures a difficult life. Her parents abuse her at home and she is bullied by students at her school. She doesn't have a place where she can feel ... See full summary »

Stars: Miyoko Akaza, Akiko Hinagata, Hôka Kinoshita, Shima Ohnishi

Votes: 42

41. The Detective Is in the Bar (2011)

125 min | Drama

6.4
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In the Susukino red light district of Sapporo, a private detective (Yo Oizumi) drinks alcohol with his driver Takada (Ryuhei Matsuda) in his favorite bar. There he receives a phone call ... See full summary »

Director: Hajime Hashimoto | Stars: Yô Ôizumi, Ryûhei Matsuda, Koyuki, Toshiyuki Nishida

Votes: 259

42. Hayabusa: The Long Voyage Home (2012)

Drama

5.9
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Based on the true story of the Hayabusa asteroid probe, which collected samples from the asteroid Itokawa in the world's first-ever sample return after landing on a solid-surfaced celestial body outside Earth's gravisphere.

Director: Tomoyuki Takimoto | Stars: Ken Watanabe, Yôsuke Eguchi, Yui Natsukawa, Yukiyoshi Ozawa

Votes: 46

43. Year One in the North (2005)

170 min | Drama

6.5
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In 1868, after the fall of the Shogun-dominated Japan, the new government orders people from Awaji, near Kobe, to re-locate to the northern part of Hokkaido. These people once supported the... See full summary »

Director: Isao Yukisada | Stars: Sayuri Yoshinaga, Ken Watanabe, Etsushi Toyokawa, Toshirô Yanagiba

Votes: 136

44. Zero no shôten (2009)

130 min | Drama

6.3
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Spurred by the disappearance of a newly-wed husband, three women in post-war Japan are drawn into a murder mystery.

Director: Isshin Inudô | Stars: Hidetoshi Nishijima, Ryôko Hirosue, Takeshi Kaga, Miki Nakatani

Votes: 181

45. Trick: The Movie (2002)

119 min | Comedy, Mystery

6.3
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Disaster befalls a village's inhabitants every 300 years. A popular self-styled magician named Naoko (Yukie Nakama) is summoned as a deity to rid the people of their anxiety. But there are ... See full summary »

Director: Yukihiko Tsutsumi | Stars: Hiroshi Abe, Kazuyuki Aijima, Bengal, Eri Fuse

Votes: 258

46. The Negotiator: The Movie (2010)

123 min | Action, Drama

5.6
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Director: Hidetomo Matsuda | Stars: Ryôko Yonekura, Takashi Sorimachi, Masatô Ibu, Ren Osugi

Votes: 105

47. Futari Wa Pretty Cure Max Heart (2005–2006)

Animation, Action, Adventure

6.2
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Stars: Mayumi Gojô, Yôko Honma, Yukana Nogami, Rie Tanaka

Votes: 28

48. A Pierrot (2009)

118 min | Drama

6.9
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A haunting mystery about a Japanese family where a current series of crime paves the way to unraveling an unexpected family truth.

Director: Jun'ichi Mori | Stars: Ryô Kase, Masaki Okada, Fumiyo Kohinata, Yuriko Yoshitaka

Votes: 339

49. Home: The House Imp (2012)

109 min | Drama, Family

6.8
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A family in ruins recovers through their encounter with a "Zasikiwarashi", the japanese spirit.

Director: Akiyoshi Kimata | Stars: Ai Hashimoto, Tatsuomi Hamada, Renji Ishibashi, Ken Utsui

Votes: 82

50. A Boy Called H (2013)

121 min | Drama

6.6
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Narrated and viewed from the perspective of a child in the family, Shoonen H portrays the daily trials and societal difficulties of a Christian family from just prior to the commencement of... See full summary »

Director: Yasuo Furuhata | Stars: Yutaka Mizutani, Ran Itô, Tatsuki Yoshioka, Shun Oguri

Votes: 157


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