Most Popular Titles With Kenji Kawai
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1. Ip Man (2008)
R | 106 min | Action, Biography, Drama
A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the successful martial arts master who taught the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun to the world.
2. Ghost in the Shell (1995)
Not Rated | 83 min | Animation, Action, Mystery
A female cyborg cop and her partner hunt a mysterious and powerful hacker called the Puppet Master.
3. Ip Man 2 (2010)
R | 108 min | Action, Biography, Drama
Centering on Ip Man's migration to Hong Kong in 1949 as he attempts to propagate his discipline of Wing Chun martial arts.
4. Death Note: The Last Name (2006)
141 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
Picking up where the first one leaves off, Light joins the task force searching for Kira in an effort to avert suspicion from himself---and get rid of L.
6. Death Note (2006)
126 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
A battle between the world's 2 greatest minds begins when Light Yagami finds the Death Note, a notebook with the power to kill, and decides to rid the world of criminals.
8. Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (I) (2004)
PG-13 | 100 min | Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
In the year 2032, Batô, a cyborg detective for the anti-terrorist unit Public Security Section 9, investigates the case of a female robot--one created solely for sexual pleasure--who slaughtered her owner.
9. When They Cry (2006– )
TV-MA | Animation, Horror, Mystery
Higurashi no Naku Koro ni is a story of many chapters. It's about the town of Hinamizawa, and the people who live there, Rena Ryugu, Mion Sonozaki, Satoko Hojo, and Rika Furude, as well as ... See full summary »
10. Death Note: L Change the World (2008)
129 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A spin-out sequel to the popular Japanese thriller. This time it focuses on the character "L."
11. Guardian of the Sacred Spirit (2007– )
TV-PG | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
The Second Empress hires a spear-wielding woman to save her son from the Mikado (emperor) who believes the young prince is possessed by a water demon foretold to bring a terrible drought upon the land should he live.
13. Ranma ½ (1989– )
30 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
A series of the relationship of a girl who is involuntarily engaged to a boy who turns female when hit with cold water and male with hot.
14. The Sky Crawlers (2008)
PG-13 | 122 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
A group of eternally young fighter pilots known as Kildren experience the sudden loss of innocence as they battle the enemy in astonishing dogfights above the clouds.
15. Eden of the East (2009– )
TV-MA | Animation, Action, Comedy
On November 22, 2010 ten missiles strike Japan. However, this unprecedented terrorist act, later to be called as "Careless Monday," does not result in any apparent victims, and is soon ... See full summary »
16. Rinne (2005)
R | 96 min | Horror, Mystery
A Japanese actress begins having strange visions and experiences after landing a role in a horror film about a real-life murder spree that took place over forty years ago.
17. Dark Water (2002)
PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A mother and her 6 year old daughter move into a creepy apartment whose every surface is permeated by water.
18. Ring 2 (1999)
Not Rated | 95 min | Horror, Mystery
Reiko takes Yoichi into hiding when her son begins to display frightening powers. Meanwhile, Mai Takano and the authorities begin a desperate search for them, as the mysterious Ring curse spreads...
19. Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon (2013)
134 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
From legendary action director Tsui Hark and the creators of international smash hit Detective Dee - Mystery Of The Phantom Flame comes the captivating tale of Dee Renjie's beginnings in ... See full summary »
20. Gantz (2010)
Not Rated | 130 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
After trying to rescue a man on the subway tracks, two teens wake up in a room dominated by a mysterious black sphere that sends them to hunt down and kill aliens hiding on Earth.
21. Trapped Ashes (2006)
R | 105 min | Horror
Seven strangers on a Hollywood movie studio tour are trapped inside an infamous House of Horror and forced to tell their most terrifying stories to get out alive.
22. Assault Girls (2009)
65 min | Action, Sci-Fi
In the aftermath of a global thermonuclear war three battle tested women wage war in a virtual video game against giant mutant sand whales.
24. Ghost in the Shell 2.0 (2008)
TV-14 | 85 min | Animation, Action, Crime
A hacker known as the Puppet Master is hunted by a female cyborg cop and her partner. This film is a revised version of Ghost in the Shell (1995).
27. 009 Re: Cyborg (2012)
103 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Anime adventure from 'Ghost in the Shell - Stand Alone Complex' (2002) director Kenji Kamiyama. Nine cyborgs created for destructive purposes disappeared for over 27 years after they were ... See full summary »
28. Apocalypse: The Second World War (2009 TV Mini-Series)
312 min | Documentary, War
Apocalypse: The Second World War(2009) is a six-part French documentary about the Second World War. The documentary is composed exclusively of actual footage of the war as filmed by war ... See full summary »
29. Tormented (2011)
83 min | Horror
Daigo doesn't speak anymore. His sister, Kiriko, is worried and their father is no help. Now Daigo is missing. He's in danger, and Kiriko will have to follow him into a world of nightmares to discover the truth.
30. Fate/stay night (2006– )
TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
There is a war going on between masters and servants in order to attain the Holy Grail. Each master can call up one servant each, and their task is to eradicate the other servants, either ... See full summary »
31. Monsterz (2014)
112 min | Drama
A battle between a man who can control people with a stare, and the only man he cannot control. When their fate cross, the survival battle begins. The two men with inevitable fate, who will survive ?
32. The Complex (2013)
106 min | Horror
Nursing student Asuka (Atsuko Maeda) has just moved into an apartment complex with her parents and younger brother. On the first night in her new room, she is awoken by a strange scratching... See full summary »
34. Battle of the Warriors (2006)
R | 133 min | Action, Drama, War
Story centers on a battle during China's Warring States Period, a series of civil wars, which spanned from the 5th to the 3rd century B.C. Based on a popular Japanese manga, which was in turn based a Japanese novel inspired by Warring States history in China.
35. Kaidan (2007)
Unrated | 115 min | Drama, Horror, Romance
Japan, 250 years ago. Soetsu is a moneylender who is killed by the cruel samurai Shinzaemon. His body is dumped in the Kasenega-Fuchi river. According to legend, all who drown in the river ... See full summary »
36. Saving General Yang (2013)
102 min | Adventure, History
Northeast China, early Northern Song dynasty, AD 986. The Khitan army takes its revenge for a past massacre, abducting General Yang Ye (Adam Cheng) and leaving his wife and seven sons to ... See full summary »
107 min | Animation, Action, Drama
The war for the Holy Grail is on. Master/Servant team pairs made up of Magi and the summoned spirits of legendary warriors do battle to the death in their quest for the right to claim the ... See full summary »
38. Silent Hill 3 (2003 Video Game)
M | Drama, Horror, Mystery
The third game in the Silent Hill Trilogy. The heroine of this game is teenaged Heather who is suddenly thrust into a strange alternate reality filled with demonic imagery and twisted ... See full summary »
40. Avalon (2001)
R | 107 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
In a future world, young people are increasingly becoming addicted to an illegal (and potentially deadly) battle simulation game called Avalon. When Ash, a star player, hears of rumors that... See full summary »
42. Sadako 3D (2012)
96 min | Horror
The spiteful ghost of Sadako, a murdered woman whose body was thrown down a well, reaches Internet searching for a host in order to live once again.
43. Garm Wars: The Last Druid (2014)
102 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In a world where clone soldiers from three military tribes are locked in a perpetual battle of air, land and technology, one clone is separated from the battle and finds herself on the run with a group of unlikely companions.
44. Mobile Suit Gundam 00 (2007– )
TV-PG | Animation, Action, Drama
In the distant future, mankind has used up all of its fossil fuels, forcing them to turn to Solar Power as an alternate energy source. As a result, this causes a rift to form between richer... See full summary »
45. Kingdom of Conquerors (2013)
PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Drama, History
Set in early 13th century, Daoist monk Qiu Chuji traveled for 2 years to stop Genghis Khan and his soldiers from killing in Europe and Asia.
47. The Incite Mill (2010)
107 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Ten people who agree to take the same lucrative "job" find themselves locked in an underground complex and forced to play a murder game for seven days.
48. The Next Generation: Patlabor (2014)
48 min | Action, Sci-Fi
In a world where giant robots are built and used for labor, a special police force of robots is created to handle crimes relating to these machines.
49. Jigoku no banken: akai megane (1987)
116 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
A surreal science fiction noir involving a man trapped in a future where seemingly everyone is a government spy and all-night noodle stands are outlawed.
50. Premonition (2004)
R | 95 min | Horror
While stopped at a roadside phone boot for transmitting his work through Internet to the university, Professor Hideki Satomi finds a scrap of newspaper with the picture of his five years ... See full summary »