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1. Gaki no tsukai ya arahende!! (1989– )

24 min | Comedy

9.2
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Stars: Dauntaun, Hitoshi Matsumoto, Masatoshi Hamada, Hôsei Tsukitei

Votes: 312

2. Shinsengumi! (2004– )

45 min | Drama, History, War

8.4
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Japan, July 1853. Scores of people lined the beaches at Uraga Harbor near the Shogunate Capitol of Edo. They came to get a glimpse of the American Fleet of Commodore Perry's infamous Black ... See full summary »

Stars: Kazuyuki Aijima, Kôtarô Kano, Taishin Ohtsuka, Kôen Okumura

Votes: 76

3. Ookami kodomo no Ame to Yuki (2012)

PG | 117 min | Animation, Drama, Family

8.2
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71 Metascore

College student Hana falls in love with another student who turns out to be a werewolf, who dies in an accident after their second child. Hana moves to the rural countryside where her husband grew up to raise her two werewolf children.

Director: Mamoru Hosoda | Stars: Aoi Miyazaki, Takao Ohsawa, Haru Kuroki, Yukito Nishii

Votes: 21,905

4. Jikô keisatsu (2006– )

Comedy

8.2
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Stars: Joe Odagiri, Kumiko Asô, Kosuke Toyohara, Eri Fuse

Votes: 89

5. Kaette kita jikô keisatsu (2007– )

Drama

8.1
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Stars: Maki Kubota, Joe Odagiri, Kumiko Asô, Kosuke Toyohara

Votes: 47

6. Bakemono no ko (2015)

PG-13 | 119 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.7
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65 Metascore

When a young orphaned boy living on the streets of Shibuya stumbles upon a fantastic world of beasts, he's taken in by a gruff warrior beast looking for an apprentice.

Director: Mamoru Hosoda | Stars: Bryn Apprill, Kumiko Asô, Morgan Berry, Jessica Cavanagh

Votes: 8,744 | Gross: $0.45M

7. Naku na, Hara-chan (2013– )

54 min | Comedy

7.6
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Stars: Tomoya Nagase, Kaoru Okunuki, Kento Kaku, Yutaka Shimizu

Votes: 18

8. Karafuru (2010)

TV-14 | 126 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

7.5
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A sinful spirit is granted the opportunity to prove worthy for rebirth, inhabiting the body of a student who killed himself.

Director: Keiichi Hara | Stars: Kumiko Asô, Greg Ayres, Luci Christian, Keiji Fujiwara

Votes: 2,793

9. Tenten (2007)

101 min | Comedy

7.5
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Takemura has no friends and no family. He's a student but he doesn't have any particular ambitions. In other words, he isn't going anywhere fast. Were all this not enough, the sorry sad ... See full summary »

Director: Satoshi Miki | Stars: Joe Odagiri, Tomokazu Miura, Kyôko Koizumi, Yuriko Yoshitaka

Votes: 1,846

10. Akiresu to kame (2008)

119 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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Machisu is a painter. He never had the success he thinks he is entitled to. Regardless of this, he always remains trying to be successful. His wife Sachiko keeps supporting him, despite all setbacks.

Director: Takeshi Kitano | Stars: Takeshi Kitano, Kanako Higuchi, Kumiko Asô, Aya Enjôji

Votes: 2,488

11. Dr. Akagi (1998)

129 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.4
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At the end of WWII, Japanese doctor Akagi searches for the cure for hepatitis in the prisoner-of-war camp.

Director: Shôhei Imamura | Stars: Akira Emoto, Kumiko Asô, Jacques Gamblin, Tomorô Taguchi

Votes: 1,247 | Gross: $0.07M

12. Hafez (2007)

98 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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A young man named Shamsadin (Mehdi Moradi) receives the title of Hafez, bestowed only on those who memorize the Koran, and is sent to teach it to Nabat (Aso), the overseas-raised daughter ... See full summary »

Director: Abolfazl Jalili | Stars: Kumiko Asô, Mehdi Morady, Mehdi Negahban, Sasan Parsi

Votes: 58

13. Yowakutemo katemasu: Aoshi-sensei to heppoko kôkôkyûji no yabô (2014– )

54 min | Comedy

7.4
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Stars: Kazunari Ninomiya, Sôta Fukushi, Kento Yamazaki, Yûto Nakajima

Votes: 15

14. Boku tachi to chûzai san no 700 nichi sensô (2008)

110 min | Comedy

7.2
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After one of their group is caught for speeding a group of trouble-making teenagers decide to prank the local police officer. It starts with simple speeding pranks but gradually moves to more elaborate and bizarre pranks.

Director: Renpei Tsukamoto | Stars: Hayato Ichihara, Kuranosuke Sasaki, Kumiko Asô, Tamae Andô

Votes: 392

15. Suite Dreams (2006)

136 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Director: Kôki Mitani | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Takako Matsu, Kôichi Satô, Shingo Katori

Votes: 717

16. Ningen gôkaku (1998)

109 min | Drama, Comedy

7.2
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Yoshi, aged 24, awakes after 10 years in a coma, goes on to start a new life and rebuild his family.

Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Stars: Hidetoshi Nishijima, Shun Sugata, Lily, Kumiko Asô

Votes: 295

17. Oto-na-ri (2009)

119 min | Drama

7.2
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Nojima Satoshi (Junichi Okada) is a photographer who wants to photograph scenery, but currently works for a modeling agency where he takes picture of his best friend, a model in his 30, ... See full summary »

Director: Naoto Kumazawa | Stars: Jun'ichi Okada, Kumiko Asô, Mitsuki Tanimura, Yoshinori Okada

Votes: 212

18. Fune wo amu (2013)

134 min | Drama

7.1
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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: 1,388

19. Insutanto numa (2009)

120 min | Comedy

7.1
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A quirky young woman who loves antiques embarks on risky adventures and business endeavors with her eccentric friends, trying to score a unique item that will finally be worth a huge profit... See full summary »

Director: Satoshi Miki | Stars: Kumiko Asô, Morio Kazama, Ryo Kase, Keiko Matsuzaka

Votes: 474

20. Yûnagi no machi sakura no kuni (2007)

118 min | Drama, War

7.1
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Director: Kiyoshi Sasabe | Stars: Rena Tanaka, Kumiko Asô, Hisashi Yoshizawa, Noriko Nakagoshi

Votes: 43

21. September 11 (2002)

Unrated | 134 min | Drama

7.0
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61 Metascore

The effects of the 9/11 terrorist attacks are told from different points of view around the world.

Directors: Youssef Chahine, Amos Gitai, Shôhei Imamura, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Claude Lelouch, Ken Loach, Samira Makhmalbaf, Mira Nair, Idrissa Ouedraogo, Sean Penn, Danis Tanovic | Stars: Maryam Karimi, Mohamad Dolati, Agelem Habibi, Esmat Vahedi

Votes: 4,982

22. Rabu & Pîsu (2015)

117 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.0
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Bullied and diminished by his fellow employees, demure and bashful Ryoichi Suzuki finds support in an unusual friendship with a turtle. Together they will share many adventures and finally conquer the world.

Director: Sion Sono | Stars: Kumiko Asô, Motoki Fukami, Suidôbashi Hakase, Hiroki Hasegawa

Votes: 568

23. Inochi (2002)

111 min | Drama

7.0
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Yu Miri is a writer who's just become pregnant by her married lover. When she decides to keep the baby without his help, her ex-boyfriend Yutaka, decides to help raise him.

Director: Tetsuo Shinohara | Stars: Makiko Esumi, Etsushi Toyokawa, Toshio Kakei, Kumiko Asô

Votes: 61

24. Stereo Future (2001)

111 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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Keisuke, an aspiring samurai-movie actor lands a major role in a new film, but must contend with a director who has nothing but scorn for him, but who continually fawns over the film's ... See full summary »

Director: Hiroyuki Nakano | Stars: Masatoshi Nagase, Akiko Monô, Tamaki Ogawa, Kumiko Asô

Votes: 293

25. Last Scene (2002)

99 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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(Japanese with English subtitles) In the year 2000, after being retired for a while, an old time actor is cast in a low-budget film. However, he realizes how the soulless, assembly-line ... See full summary »

Director: Hideo Nakata | Stars: Hidetoshi Nishijima, Yumi Asô, Kumiko Asô, Johny Yoshinaga

Votes: 103

26. Moteki (2011)

118 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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31 years old, broke, single and lonely Yukio encounters four beautiful women suddenly appearing in his life. Will he be able to escape his "Moteki" status?

Director: Hitoshi Ohne | Stars: Mirai Moriyama, Masami Nagasawa, Kumiko Asô, Riisa Naka

Votes: 543

27. Nada sô sô (2006)

118 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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8-year old Yotaro gains a 3-year old step-sister, Kaoru, when his mother marries a jazz musician who plays in a club in Naha, Okinawa where they live. Before long Kaoru's father deserts ... See full summary »

Director: Nobuhiro Doi | Stars: Satoshi Tsumabuki, Masami Nagasawa, Kumiko Asô, Eiichirô Funakoshi

Votes: 573

28. Hasami otoko (2005)

124 min | Crime, Thriller

6.8
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Director: Toshiharu Ikeda | Stars: Etsushi Toyokawa, Kumiko Asô, Hiroshi Abe, Koji Higuchi

Votes: 143

29. Kaza-hana (2000)

116 min | Drama

6.8
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Director: Shinji Sômai | Stars: Kyôko Koizumi, Tadanobu Asano, Kumiko Asô, Akira Emoto

Votes: 188

30. Rush! (2001)

Comedy, Crime

6.8
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Director: Takahisa Zeze | Stars: Yunjin Kim, Shô Aikawa, Toshirô Yanagiba, Hiroshi Abe

Votes: 15

31. Miss Hokusai (2015)

PG-13 | 93 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

6.7
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74 Metascore

The life and works of Japanese artist and ukiyo-e painter Katsushika Hokusai, as seen from the eyes of his daughter, Katsushika O-Ei.

Directors: Keiichi Hara, Stephanie Sheh, Michael Sinterniklaas | Stars: Yutaka Matsushige, Anne Watanabe, Erica Lindbeck, Richard Epcar

Votes: 1,171 | Gross: $0.22M

32. Zebraman (2004)

115 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.7
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62 Metascore

A down-and-out school teacher receives the calling to become the real life personification of an old television superhero, Zebraman.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Shô Aikawa, Kyôka Suzuki, Atsuro Watabe, Yui Ichikawa

Votes: 2,874

33. Uchû kyôdai (2012)

129 min | Comedy

6.7
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As children, two Japanese brothers promise to one day be astronauts and meet each other in space. Years later, the older one has recently lost his job when he remembers that childhood's dream his younger brother is so close to fulfilling.

Director: Yoshitaka Mori | Stars: Buzz Aldrin, Shun Oguri, Masaki Okada, Melissa Goggans

Votes: 326

34. Haiyû Kameoka Takuji (2015)

123 min | Comedy

6.7
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Director: Satoko Yokohama | Stars: Ken Yasuda, Hirofumi Arai, Kôdai Asaka, Kumiko Asô

Votes: 69

35. Jônetsu tairiku (1998– )

30 min | Documentary

6.7
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Stars: Hitoshi Kubota, Kenta Maeda, Yûji Tanaka, Hikari Ôta

Votes: 6

36. Jun kissa Isobe (2008)

113 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Sakiko is a typical teenager in many ways. She hates her divorced father, who chases after every skirt he sees. She does not know, if she will ever be loved by the other sex. When her dad ... See full summary »

Director: Keisuke Yoshida | Stars: Hiroyuki Miyasako, Riisa Naka, Kumiko Asô, Chaotic Cosmos

Votes: 211

37. Kodomo no kodomo (2008)

122 min | Drama

6.7
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An elementary school girl becomes pregnant to one of her classmates. The other students keep the secret and follow the pregnancy with interest. Eventually it is the students who deliver the baby.

Director: Kôji Hagiuda | Stars: Satoko Abe, Haruna Amari, Kumiko Asô, Tasuku Emoto

Votes: 32

38. Iden & Tity (2003)

118 min | Drama

6.7
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Director: Tomorô Taguchi | Stars: Kazunobu Mineta, Kumiko Asô, Shidô Nakamura, Nao Ohmori

Votes: 108

39. Kairo (I) (2001)

R | 118 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.6
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70 Metascore

Two groups of people discover evidence that suggests spirits may be trying to invade the human world through the Internet.

Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Stars: Haruhiko Katô, Kumiko Asô, Koyuki, Kurume Arisaka

Votes: 12,297 | Gross: $0.05M

40. Mayonaka no Yaji-san Kita-san (2005)

124 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.6
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Director: Kankurô Kudô | Stars: Tomoya Nagase, Shichinosuke Nakamura, Sadao Abe, Aja

Votes: 343

41. Shîsaido môteru (2010)

103 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Director: Kentarô Moriya | Stars: Tôma Ikuta, Kumiko Asô, Takayuki Yamada, Tetsuji Tamayama

Votes: 248

42. Bashauma san to biggu mausu (2013)

Comedy

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Mabuchi and Yoshimi meet at a screenwriting class. Mabuchi works hard to become a writer, but can't see a future for herself. Meanwhile, Yoshimi is a bigmouth who never tries hard at anything. These two people's fate intertwined.

Director: Keisuke Yoshida | Stars: Kumiko Asô, Shôta Yasuda, Yôko Akino, Jun Inoue

Votes: 49

43. Slow Is Beautiful (2003)

24 min | Short

6.6
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Director: Hiroyuki Nakano | Stars: Kumiko Asô, Akiko Monô, Yoshiyuki Morishita, Jun Murakami

Votes: 10

44. Dororo (2007)

139 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

6.5
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A female warrior who was raised as a man joins a young samurai's quest to recover 48 of his body parts from 48 demons and to avenge her parents death.

Director: Akihiko Shiota | Stars: Satoshi Tsumabuki, Ko Shibasaki, Kiichi Nakai, Yoshio Harada

Votes: 2,191

45. Tange Sazen: Hyakuman ryo no tsubo (2004)

117 min | Drama

6.5
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Nearly a shot-by-shot remake of the 1935 film of the same title by director Sadao Yamanaka.

Director: Toshio Tsuda | Stars: Shigeru Araki, Kumiko Asô, Masami Horiuchi, Akio Kaneda

Votes: 30

46. Tsumi toka batsu toka (2009)

110 min | Comedy

6.5
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Inspired by Kafka, Model wins prize to becomes honorary police chief for a day. Then she finds the police are awaiting her instructions and her day only becomes stranger from there.

Director: Kera | Stars: Riko Narumi, Masaaki Akahori, Sakura Andô, Kumiko Asô

Votes: 99

47. Urutora mirakuru rabu sutôrî (2009)

120 min | Drama

6.4
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Director: Satoko Yokohama | Stars: Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Kumiko Asô, Seiji Nozoe, Arata Iura

Votes: 186

48. Nishino Yukihiko no koi to bôken (2014)

122 min | Romance

6.4
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Yukihiko Nishino is very popular with women, but, in the end, he is always dumped by a woman. Yukihiko seeks out his true love.

Director: Nami Iguchi | Stars: Yutaka Takenouchi, Machiko Ono, Riko Narumi, Fumino Kimura

Votes: 84

49. Onodera no otôto, Onodera no ane (2014)

114 min | Comedy

6.4
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Since their parents died at an early age, Susumu (Osamu Mukai) and Yoriko (Hairi Katagiri) have lived together. Susumu is now 33-years-old and Yoriko is 40-years-old. Both of them have yet ... See full summary »

Director: Masafumi Nishida | Stars: Osamu Mukai, Hairi Katagiri, Kumiko Asô, Minako Kotobuki

Votes: 52

50. Gâru (2012)

124 min | Drama

6.4
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Working nine to five to make ends meet, put food on the table, meet attractive men and look chic is the goal of four gossiping women who have lives, jobs, families, sex in the city, gossip ... See full summary »

Director: Yoshihiro Fukagawa | Stars: Karina, Kumiko Asô, Michiko Kichise, Yuka Itaya

Votes: 79