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1. Gintama (2017)

Action, Adventure, Comedy | Completed

In an era where aliens have invaded and taken over feudal Tokyo, a young samurai finds work however he can.

Director: Yûichi Fukuda | Stars: Masami Nagasawa, Shun Oguri, Yûya Yagira, Masaki Okada

2. Shin'ya shokudou: Tokyo Stories (2016– )

TV-14 | Drama

8.4
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An anthology of human relationship stories connected by the only open in the wee hours diner the characters frequent. Resolutions are often facilitated by the owner/chef.

Stars: Kaoru Kobayashi, Joe Odagiri, Hirofumi Arai, Ah-sung Ko

Votes: 592

3. HK: Hentai Kamen - Abnormal Crisis (2016)

119 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.9
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News about the disappearance of panties is covered every day." Kyosuke (Ryohei Suzuki) still wears Aiko Completo (Fumika Shimizu) panties to battle evil. Meanwhile, Aiko has mixed emotions ... See full summary »

Director: Yûichi Fukuda | Stars: Osamu Adachi, Hirofumi Arai, Narushi Ikeda, Nana Katase

Votes: 260

4. Kokuhaku (2010)

Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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A psychological thriller of a grieving mother turned cold-blooded avenger with a twisty master plan to pay back those who were responsible for her daughter's death.

Director: Tetsuya Nakashima | Stars: Takako Matsu, Yoshino Kimura, Masaki Okada, Yukito Nishii

Votes: 27,615

5. Ichimei (2011)

Not Rated | 128 min | Drama

7.3
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76 Metascore

An tale of revenge, honor and disgrace, centering on a poverty-stricken samurai who discovers the fate of his ronin son-in-law, setting in motion a tense showdown of vengeance against the house of a feudal lord.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Munetaka Aoki, Naoto Takenaka, Hikari Mitsushima

Votes: 5,660 | Gross: $0.06M

6. Herutâ sukerutâ (2012)

127 min | Drama, Horror

6.3
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Top star Lilico undergoes multiple cosmetic surgeries to her entire body. As her surgeries show side effect, Lilico makes the lives of those around her miserable as she tries to deal with her career and her personal problems.

Director: Mika Ninagawa | Stars: Yôsuke Kubozuka, Erika Sawajiri, Kiko Mizuhara, Kaori Momoi

Votes: 1,135

7. Kiseijuu (2014)

109 min | Action, Drama, Horror

7.0
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The humanity is suffering from murders all over the globe, called "Mincemeat murders". High school student, Izumi Shinichi has a parasite living off him, having replaced his right hand, and he might be the discoverer of truth.

Director: Takashi Yamazaki | Stars: Shôta Sometani, Eri Fukatsu, Ai Hashimoto, Kazuki Kitamura

Votes: 2,670

8. Bakuman. (2015)

119 min | Comedy

7.1
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Moritaka Mashiro, a junior high student, forgets his notebook in class. His classmate Akito Takagi, notes Mashiro's drawings in it and asks him to become a manga artist to his stories. ... See full summary »

Director: Hitoshi Ohne | Stars: Takeru Satô, Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Nana Komatsu, Hirofumi Arai

Votes: 737

9. Beyond Outrage (2012)

R | 112 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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53 Metascore

As the police launch a full-scale crackdown on organized crime, it ignites a national yakuza struggle between the Sanno of the East and Hanabishi of the West.

Director: Takeshi Kitano | Stars: Toshiyuki Nishida, Tomokazu Miura, Takeshi Kitano, Ryo Kase

Votes: 4,050

10. While the Women Are Sleeping (2016)

103 min | Drama

5.6
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While vacationing with his wife, a writer (Hidetoshi Nishijima) begins following another man (Takeshi Kitano) and woman (Shiori Kutsuna) who are guests at the resort hotel where he stays.

Director: Wayne Wang | Stars: Takeshi Kitano, Hidetoshi Nishijima, Sayuri Oyamada, Shioli Kutsuna

Votes: 189

11. Eien no 0 (2013)

144 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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A young woman and her brother explore the history of their grandfather, who died in the WW2. They start contacting the m'en who flew with him, asking them about who he was.

Director: Takashi Yamazaki | Stars: Jun'ichi Okada, Haruma Miura, Mao Inoue, Gaku Hamada

Votes: 1,417

12. Close Range Love (2014)

Drama, Romance

6.4
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A smart high school student falls in love with her new handsome English teacher after she begins to receive one-on-one tutoring from him.

Director: Naoto Kumazawa | Stars: Tomohisa Yamashita, Nana Komatsu, Mika Akizuki, Hirofumi Arai

Votes: 471

13. Go (2001)

122 min | Drama

7.6
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Sugihara, born in Japan but with North Korean parents, falls in love with a Japanese girl after changing from a North Korean school to a Japanese school. His boxer dad teaches him boxing - skills used a lot.

Director: Isao Yukisada | Stars: Yôsuke Kubozuka, Ko Shibasaki, Shinobu Ôtake, Tsutomu Yamazaki

Votes: 2,220

14. Shokuzai (2012– )

270 min | Mystery

7.2
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58 Metascore

The murder of Emili, a young girl, leaves the inhabitants of a small Japanese village in shock. The body of Emily is found by the four classmates with whom she was playing. The murder is ... See full summary »

Stars: Hazuki Kimura, Manatsu Kimura, Kyôko Koizumi, Asumi Kikuchi

Votes: 717

15. Hyakuen no koi (2014)

113 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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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 »

Director: Masaharu Take | Stars: Sakura Andô, Hirofumi Arai, Yôzaburô Itô, Miyoko Inagawa

Votes: 817

16. Hoshigaoka wadârando (2015)

111 min | Animation, Drama

5.3
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Director: Show Yanagisawa | Stars: Hirofumi Arai, Hayato Ichihara, Yoshino Kimura, Yutaka Matsushige

Votes: 11

17. Nobunaga Concerto: The Movie (2016)

126 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.3
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This adaptation to a popular manga is the story of a contemporary teenager travelling back in time to the Sengoku period of the sixteenth century. There he meets with the historical figure ... See full summary »

Director: Hiroaki Matsuyama | Stars: Shun Oguri, Ko Shibasaki, Takayuki Yamada, Osamu Mukai

Votes: 162

18. Aoi haru (2001)

83 min | Drama

7.4
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A group of a run-down Tokyo high school students face the struggles of growing up, growing apart from their friends and worrying about their future, while living in a highly violent environment.

Director: Toshiaki Toyoda | Stars: Ryûhei Matsuda, Hirofumi Arai, Sôsuke Takaoka, Yûsuke Ohshiba

Votes: 2,559

19. Chi to hone (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: 1,685

20. Ai no uzu (2014)

123 min | Romance

6.6
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From midnight to 5 AM, people gather at a high-end apartment in Roppongi to engage in promiscuous sexual activity. Story depicts the process of the men and women who meet for the first time there to have loveless sex.

Director: Daisuke Miura | Stars: Seri Akaba, Hirofumi Arai, Tokio Emoto, Sôsuke Ikematsu

Votes: 191

21. Sayônara (2015)

112 min | Drama

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In the not distant future Japan has again experienced a nuclear incident and is gradually becoming uninhabitable. The entire population has to evacuate before being deluged by radiation ... See full summary »

Director: Kôji Fukada | Stars: Irène Jacob, Noémie Nakai, Mari Yamamoto, Hirofumi Arai

Votes: 63

22. Joze to tora to sakana tachi (2003)

116 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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Tsuneo is a university student working part-time in a mah-jong parlour. Lately the customers have been talking about an old lady who pushes a baby carriage through the streets. They say she... See full summary »

Director: Isshin Inudô | Stars: Satoshi Tsumabuki, Chizuru Ikewaki, Juri Ueno, Hirofumi Arai

Votes: 1,015

23. Katsuragi jiken (2016)

Drama

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Director: Masaaki Akahori | Stars: Hirofumi Arai, Kaho Minami, Tomokazu Miura, Rena Tanaka

Votes: 25

24. Hero (XI) (2015)

120 min | Drama

6.2
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Director: Masayuki Suzuki | Stars: Takuya Kimura, Keiko Kitagawa, Takako Matsu, Kôichi Satô

Votes: 160

25. Garireo (2007– )

Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Yukawa Manabu, also known as Detective Galileo, is a genius physicist and university professor who solves unusual mysteries. His partner, Utsumi Kaoru, is a rookie cop.

Stars: Masaharu Fukuyama, Ikkei Watanabe, Yuriko Yoshitaka, Ko Shibasaki

Votes: 339

26. Emi abi no hajimari to hajimari (2016)

87 min | Drama

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Director: Kensaku Watanabe | Stars: Hirofumi Arai, Haru Kuroki, Tomoya Maeno, Ryû Morioka

27. 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

28. Going My Home (2012– )

54 min | Drama

8.0
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Stars: Aoi Tatsumi, Hiroshi Abe, Tomoko Yamaguchi, Aoi Miyazaki

Votes: 67

29. Nobunaga Concerto (II) (2014– )

54 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.1
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Saburo (Shun Oguri) is a high school student good in sports, but not very good with his studies. One day, Saburo travels back in time and arrives in the Sengoku period of 1549. There, ... See full summary »

Stars: Shun Oguri, Ko Shibasaki, Osamu Mukai, Takayuki Yamada

Votes: 143

31. 69 (2004)

114 min | Drama

6.9
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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: 385

32. 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

33. Rinjin 13-gô (2005)

R | 115 min | Horror, Thriller

6.6
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49 Metascore

Jûzô Murasaki is a boy miscast in his classroom, being frequently abused, tortured, beaten and humiliated by the bully Tôru Akai and his gang of juvenile punks. After years of repression, ... See full summary »

Director: Yasuo Inoue | Stars: Shidô Nakamura, Shun Oguri, Hirofumi Arai, Yumi Yoshimura

Votes: 1,005

34. Yureru (2006)

120 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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On the anniversary of the death of the mother of a hip and happening Tokyo-based photographer, the son returns to his hometown for the funeral. What follows is a return to the past that is ... See full summary »

Director: Miwa Nishikawa | Stars: Joe Odagiri, Teruyuki Kagawa, Masatô Ibu, Hirofumi Arai

Votes: 677

35. Gururi no koto (2008)

140 min | Drama

7.7
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In 1993 Kanao and Shoko are a Tokyo couple awaiting the arrival of their first child. Although both have studied art, Kanao works as a shoe repairman which doesn't stretch his rather ... See full summary »

Director: Ryosuke Hashiguchi | Stars: Lily Franky, Tae Kimura, Masaaki Akahori, Tamae Andô

Votes: 527

37. Viyon no tsuma (2009)

114 min | Drama

7.1
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This enticing period melodrama depicts a long-suffering woman's relationship with her brilliant but self-destructive writer husband in postwar Tokyo. Based on a semi-autobiographical 1947 ... See full summary »

Director: Kichitaro Negishi | Stars: Takako Matsu, Tadanobu Asano, Shigeru Muroi, Masatô Ibu

Votes: 313

38. I'm Home (2015– )

54 min | Drama

7.9
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The hero, nearly killed by carbon monoxide poisoning while on a solo assignment in another city, loses his memory and can no longer recognize his own family. Unconsciously, his feet carry ... See full summary »

Stars: Takuya Kimura, Aya Ueto, Miki Mizuno, Kei Tanaka

Votes: 79

39. Aka medaka (2015 TV Movie)

145 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Director: Hideta Takahata | Stars: Takeshi Kitano, Kazunari Ninomiya, Hirofumi Arai, Tokio Emoto

Votes: 56

40. Sayonara keikoku (2013)

116 min | Drama

6.9
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A child's horrific murder brings to light the haunted truth of an affair between her mother and a neighbor. As a magazine reporter investigates the case, he finds that nothing is as it seems.

Director: Tatsushi Ohmori | Stars: Hirofumi Arai, Mansaku Ikeuchi, Arata Iura, Hana Kino

Votes: 291

41. Kidnap Tour (2016 TV Movie)

Drama

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Haru (Toyoshima Hana) is a rather cool fifth-grade elementary school student who shares the same tastes as her mother's younger sister Yuko (Kaho) and can tell Yuko what she really feels. ... See full summary »

Director: Yoshiyuki Kishi | Stars: Satoshi Tsumabuki, Hana Toyoshima, Haruka Kinami, Kaho

Votes: 23

42. Yamikin Ushijima-kun (2012)

Comedy

6.2
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Director: Masatoshi Yamaguchi | Stars: Takayuki Yamada, Asuka Kurosawa, Nana Katase, Hirofumi Arai

Votes: 81

43. Raiâ gêmu: Saisei (2012)

Drama

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College graduate Yu Shinomiya is invited to the Liar Game, which has been restarted by funding from new investors. She turns to her psychology professor for help, who is none other than ... See full summary »

Director: Hiroaki Matsuyama | Stars: Shôta Matsuda, Mikako Tabe, Hirofumi Arai, Mana Ashida

Votes: 319

44. Bokura no jidai (2007– )

30 min | Talk-Show

7.8
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Stars: Satomi Kobayashi, Shun Oguri, Hirokazu Koreeda, Sawako Agawa

Votes: 13

45. Namae no nai onna-tachi (2010)

105 min | Drama

6.3
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A timid young woman who lives with her domineering mother accepts an Adult Video scout's offer to "become somebody else" by performing in porn videos. As she rises in popularity, the boundaries between her two lives begin to disintegrate.

Director: Hisayasu Satô | Stars: Tomori Abe, Hirofumi Arai, Natsumi Kamata, Ryûnosuke Kawai

Votes: 73

46. Taisetsu na koto wa subete kimi ga oshiete kureta (2011– )

Drama

7.4
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Shuji is a young teacher whose confidence and honesty has made him popular with the students. He is engaged to Natsumi, also a teacher at the same high school. At the morning of the new ... See full summary »

Stars: Haruma Miura, Erika Toda, Emi Takei, Hirofumi Arai

Votes: 63

47. Gerumaniumu no yoru (2005)

107 min | Drama

6.3
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Rou returns to the rural seminary farm where he studied as a boy and was molested by priests. Rou has recently had a history of violence, and he brings this anger to the seminary, ... See full summary »

Director: Tatsushi Ohmori | Stars: Hirofumi Arai, Leona Hirota, Megumi Sawara, Keita Kimura

Votes: 120

48. Shitamachi Rocket (2015– )

54 min | Drama

8.3
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Tsukuda Kohei was once a researcher with the Aerospace and Science Exploration Agency and now runs Tsukuda Industries, a small factory which was left by his father. Although his ... See full summary »

Stars: Hiroshi Abe, Tao Tsuchiya, Danshun Tatekawa, Ken Yasuda

Votes: 25

49. Tsurugidake: Ten no ki (2009)

139 min | Adventure, Drama

6.7
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In 1907, a group of men climb an unconquered peak in the last unmapped region of Japan.

Director: Daisaku Kimura | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Teruyuki Kagawa, Ryûhei Matsuda, Yukiyoshi Ozawa

Votes: 149

50. 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