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1. 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: 832

2. Mahoro ekimae bangaichi (2013– )

Comedy

8.4
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Tada Keisuke and Gyoten Haruhiko are two friends who work as "Benri-ya" (Handymen, Jack of all trades) in a fictional city called Mahoro in Japan. The story is different between each ... See full summary »

Stars: Eita, Ryûhei Matsuda, Fusako Urabe, Makiko Watanabe

Votes: 62

3. Fumô chitai (2009– )

Drama

8.3
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Stars: Hiroo Ohtaka, Toshiaki Karasawa, Emi Wakui, Mikako Tabe

Votes: 29

4. Shitamachi Rocket (2015– )

54 min | Drama

8.2
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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: 32

5. 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: 166

6. Going My Home (2012– )

54 min | Drama

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

Votes: 73

7. Garireo (2007– )
Episode: Love in the Future and the Night Belongs Two People (2007)

Drama, Mystery

8.1
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Director: Hiroshi Nishitani | Stars: Hirofumi Arai, Masaharu Fukuyama, Maki Horikita, Miki Maya

Votes: 11

8. Totto TV (2016– )

28 min | Comedy

8.0
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Kuroyanagi Tetsuko became NHK's first television actress in 1953 (Showa 28), which was the start of television broadcasting. She has brought laughter and tears to TV viewers and many people... See full summary »

Stars: Hikari Mitsushima, Mimura, Gaku Hamada, Kôtarô Yoshida

Votes: 26

9. Dokonjô gaeru (2015– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2015)

54 min | Comedy

8.0
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Director: Shintarô Sugawara | Stars: Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Hikari Mitsushima, Atsuko Maeda, Ryô Katsuji

Votes: 5

10. 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: 72

11. 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: 101

12. Moteki (2010– )

Comedy

7.9
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Stars: Hikari Mitsushima, Mirai Moriyama, Maho Nonami, Rio Matsumoto

Votes: 77

13. 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

14. Hitori shizuka (2012– )

Drama

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

Votes: 18

15. 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: 28,529

16. Garireo (2007– )

Drama, Mystery

7.8
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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: 375

17. Dokonjô gaeru (2015– )

54 min | Comedy

7.8
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Live-action version of the popular 70's japanese manga and anime, "Dokonjô Gaeru". In this version, Hiroshi, Kyôko, and the rest of the classmates are 30 years old. The setting is modern ... See full summary »

Stars: Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Atsuko Maeda, Ryô Katsuji, Hiroko Yakushimaru

Votes: 6

18. 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: 541

19. Kagi no kakatta heya (2012– )

Mystery

7.7
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Erika Toda joins a law firm headed by Serizawa-san, on the first case she meets Enomoto Kei of Tokyo total security who unlocks Serizawa who has accidentally been trapped in a vault. Form ... See full summary »

Stars: Satoshi Ohno, Erika Toda, Kôichi Satô, Non

Votes: 120

20. 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: 1,071

21. 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 Ohtake, Tsutomu Yamazaki

Votes: 2,273

22. Rokuyon (2015– )

Mystery

7.5
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Stars: Pierre Taki, Yoshino Kimura, Hirofumi Arai, Kento Nagayama

Votes: 11

23. Shin'ya shokudou: Tokyo Stories (2016– )
Episode: Corn Dog (2016)

TV-14 | Drama

7.5
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The arrogance of an old comedian master causes a childish argument over a corn dog, that leads to the breakup between the master and it's assistant, in a roller-coaster of feelings that eventually make the master know a bit of humility.

Director: Nobuhiro Yamashita | Stars: Kaoru Kobayashi, Tamae Andô, Hirofumi Arai, Yûko Daike

Votes: 37

24. Gintama (2017)

131 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.4
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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, Yûya Yagira, Takayuki Yamada, Masami Nagasawa

Votes: 197

25. Ichimei (2011)

Not Rated | 128 min | Drama

7.4
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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: 5,866 | Gross: $0.06M

26. 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: 2,616

27. 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: 70

28. 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: 1,556

29. 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: 903

30. Yureru (2006)

120 min | Crime, Drama

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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: 695

31. Akame shijuya taki shinju misui (2003)

159 min | Drama

7.3
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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: 36

32. Taiyo no kisetsu (2002– )

Drama

7.3
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Stars: Adeyto, Hirofumi Arai, Hideaki Takizawa, Sôsuke Takaoka

Votes: 19

33. 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: 764

34. Sayonara, Kuro (2003)

109 min | Drama

7.2
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Director: Joji Matsuoka | Stars: Satoshi Tsumabuki, Ayumi Itô, Akira Emoto, Hirofumi Arai

Votes: 82

35. R246 Story (2008)

Comedy

7.2
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Directors: Tadanobu Asano, Ilmari, Shidô Nakamura, Yûsuke Santamaria, Genki Sudô, Verbal | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Hirofumi Arai, Haru, Yûdai Hayashi

Votes: 13

36. Sengo 70-nen: Ichiban densha ga hashitta (2015 TV Movie)

75 min | Drama, War

7.2
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Shortly after the drop of the atomic bomb the Hiroshima trolley company starts to drive again to serve the people of Hiroshima. The sole remaining trolley car is driven by a 16 year old girl from a nearby school.

Director: Yoshiyuki Kishi | Stars: Yuina Kuroshima, Hiroshi Abe, Kurumi Shimizu, Narumi Akizuki

Votes: 6

37. Taberudake (2013– )

30 min | Comedy

7.2
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Stars: Mariko Gotô, Kanji Furutachi, Taikô Katôno, Hidenori Tokuyama

Votes: 5

38. 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 Satoh, Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Nana Komatsu, Hirofumi Arai

Votes: 854

39. 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: 1,711

40. Viyon no tsuma (2009)

114 min | Drama

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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: 324

41. Rabudo gan (2004)

111 min | Drama, Thriller

7.1
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Director: Kensaku Watanabe | Stars: Masatoshi Nagase, Aoi Miyazaki, Hirofumi Arai, Ittoku Kishibe

Votes: 223

42. Shokuzai (2012– )
Episode: Tsugunai (2012)

Mystery

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Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Stars: Hirofumi Arai, Chizuru Ikewaki, Teruyuki Kagawa, Asumi Kikuchi

Votes: 31

43. 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: 2,854

44. 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

45. 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: 306

46. Box: Hakamada jiken - inochi towa (2010)

117 min | Drama

6.9
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Director: Banmei Takahashi | Stars: Hirofumi Arai, Duncan, Masato Hagiwara, Riona Hazuki

Votes: 21

47. 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: 571

48. 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: 34

49. Jam Films (2002)

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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"The Messenger" is a mysterious woman who appears to a mobster hiding underground to tell him about his ultimate fate. A bag with a "Kendama" ball and string toy gets mixed up with a bag of... See full summary »

Directors: Daizaburo Hanada, Jôji Iida, Shunji Iwai, Ryûhei Kitamura, Rokuro Mochizuki, Tetsuo Shinohara, Yukihiko Tsutsumi, Isao Yukisada | Stars: Natsuko Akiyama, Reila Aphrodite, Hirofumi Arai, Haruka Ayase

Votes: 478

50. Haiyû Kameoka Takuji (2015)

123 min | Comedy

6.8
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Director: Satoko Yokohama | Stars: Ken Yasuda, Hirofumi Arai, Kôdai Asaka, Kumiko Asô

Votes: 80