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1. Gintama (2017)

Action, Adventure, Comedy

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

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

2. 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: 28,149

3. 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, Asako Kobayashi, Mansaku Fuwa

Votes: 742

4. 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: 2,781

5. Herutâ sukerutâ (2012)

127 min | Drama, Horror

6.4
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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, Kiko Mizuhara, Erika Sawajiri, Kaori Momoi

Votes: 1,212

6. 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: 354

7. 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: 5,791 | Gross: $0.06M

8. Sayônara (2015)

112 min | Drama

6.3
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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, Hirofumi Arai, Mari Yamamoto

Votes: 100

9. 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: 514

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: 205

11. 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: 745

12. 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: 4,168

13. 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: 1,507

14. Hyakuen no koi (2014)

113 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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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: 871

15. 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: 1,704

16. Ai no uzu (2014)

123 min | Romance

6.5
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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: 199

17. 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: 2,261

18. 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: 1,048

19. 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: 2,590

20. 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: 193

21. Bakuman. (2015)

119 min | Comedy

7.0
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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 Satoh, Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Nana Komatsu, Hirofumi Arai

Votes: 808

22. 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: 357

23. 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: 392

24. Hero (XI) (2015)

120 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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When district prosecutor Kohei Kuryu is given the file of a murdered woman whose body is discovered next to a consular building he encounters more than the average number of challenges in ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 180

25. 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: 686

26. 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: 161

27. Burû Hâtsu ga kikoeru (2017)

159 min | Drama, Musical, Sci-Fi

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An anthology of several short films by several directors where each has taken inspiration from a favourite song of his by the Japanese punk rock band. The segments include Be Kind to Others, Love Letter and A Boy's Song.

Directors: Noboru Iguchi, Ken Iizuka, Shin'ichi Kudô, Sang-il Lee, Takashi Shimizu, Ten Shimoyama | Stars: Hirofumi Arai, Towa Araki, Yôsuke Asari, Yû Fujisaki

28. 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: Shun Oguri, Buzz Aldrin, Masaki Okada, Hirofumi Arai

Votes: 332

29. Going My Home (2012– )

54 min | Drama

8.1
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Stars: Aoi Tatsumi, Hiroshi Abe, Tomoko Yamaguchi, Aoi Miyazaki

Votes: 70

30. 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: 538

31. 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: 561

32. Raiâ gêmu: Saisei (2012)

Drama

6.6
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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: 338

33. 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: 304

34. 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: 77

35. 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: 1,013

36. 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: 322

37. Hitori shizuka (2012– )

Drama

7.9
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Stars: Kaho, Asuka Kurosawa, Ittoku Kishibe, Narushi Ikeda

Votes: 18

38. I'm Home (2015– )

54 min | Drama

8.0
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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: 90

39. Yamikin Ushijima-kun (2012)

Comedy

6.2
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Director: Masatoshi Yamaguchi | Stars: Takayuki Yamada, Hirofumi Arai, Asuka Kurosawa, Kentez Asaka

Votes: 85

40. Tengoku no honya - koibi (2004)

111 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Director: Tetsuo Shinohara | Stars: Yûko Takeuchi, Tetsuji Tamayama, Karina, Hirofumi Arai

Votes: 276

41. Aka medaka (2015 TV Movie)

145 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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When 17-year-old high school student Danshun is acquainted by the doodling and drawing art, known as Rakugaki, of Tatekagwa who is at the school for an educational session, he determines ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 64

42. Kidnap Tour (2016 TV Movie)

Drama

6.8
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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: 32

43. Katsuragi jiken (2016)

120 min | Drama

6.3
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Director: Masaaki Akahori | Stars: Hirofumi Arai, Kaho Minami, Tomokazu Miura, Rena Tanaka

Votes: 39

44. Frankenstein no Koi (2017)

54 min | Romance

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Stars: Gô Ayano, Fumi Nikaidô, Yûya Yagira, Rina Kawaei

45. 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: 65

47. Bokura no jidai (2007– )

30 min | Talk-Show

7.9
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Stars: Satomi Kobayashi, Shun Oguri, Hirokazu Koreeda, Sawako Agawa

Votes: 14

48. Akame shijuya taki shinju misui (2003)

159 min | Drama

7.4
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A man is trying to flee from his past, and he ends up in an underworld filled with strange characters. He finds a job skewering meat in a dirty old room in a shabby old house filled with ... See full summary »

Director: Genjiro Arato | Stars: Shima Ohnishi, Takijiro Onishi, Shinobu Terajima, Michiyo Ohkusu

Votes: 34

49. Doch yakudzy (2010)

Comedy

5.3
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Directors: Sergei Bodrov, Gulshat Omarova | Stars: Tak Sakaguchi, Viktor Sukhorukov, Sergey Garmash, Hirofumi Arai

Votes: 92

50. 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: 122