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1. Death Note: Desu nôto (2006–2007)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Crime, Drama

9.0
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An intelligent high school student goes on a secret crusade to eliminate criminals from the world after discovering a notebook capable of killing anyone whose name is written into it.

Stars: Mamoru Miyano, Brad Swaile, Vincent Tong, Ryô Naitô

Votes: 131,361

2. Desu nôto: Light Up the New World (2016)

135 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.1
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An update to the "Death Note" series in which a mysterious notebook contains deadly powers.

Director: Shinsuke Sato | Stars: Tatsuya Fujiwara, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Noémie Nakai, Erika Toda

Votes: 751

3. Desu nôto (2006)

126 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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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.

Director: Shûsuke Kaneko | Stars: Tatsuya Fujiwara, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Asaka Seto, Shigeki Hosokawa

Votes: 23,734

4. Gantz (2010)

Not Rated | 130 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.5
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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.

Director: Shinsuke Sato | Stars: Kazunari Ninomiya, Kanata Hongô, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Natsuna

Votes: 5,649

5. Death Note: The Last Name (2006)

141 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.3
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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.

Director: Shûsuke Kaneko | Stars: Tatsuya Fujiwara, Takeshi Kaga, Shidô Nakamura, Erika Toda

Votes: 12,600

6. L: Change the World (2008)

129 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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A spin-out sequel to the popular Japanese thriller. This time it focuses on the character "L."

Director: Hideo Nakata | Stars: Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Michael Adamthwaite, Sota Aoyama, Shannon Chan-Kent

Votes: 6,262

7. Ikari (2016)

142 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.4
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A grisly unsolved murder links three seemingly unrelated stories in three different Japanese cities.

Director: Sang-il Lee | Stars: Ken Watanabe, Hikari Mitsushima, Mirai Moriyama, Aoi Miyazaki

Votes: 584

8. Gantz: Perfect Answer (2011)

Not Rated | 141 min | Action, Horror, Mystery

6.3
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Kato's (Ken'ichi Matsuyama) death changes Kurono's (Kazunari Ninomiya) view of life completely. He decides to keep fighting until he earns 100 points so that he can bring back Kato. GANTZ ... See full summary »

Director: Shinsuke Sato | Stars: Kazunari Ninomiya, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Yuriko Yoshitaka, Ayumi Itô

Votes: 2,901

9. Noruwei no mori (2010)

Not Rated | 133 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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58 Metascore

Toru recalls his life in the 1960s, when his friend Kizuki killed himself and he grew close to Naoko, Kizuki's girlfriend, and another woman, the outgoing, lively Midori.

Director: Tran Anh Hung | Stars: Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Rinko Kikuchi, Kiko Mizuhara, Kengo Kôra

Votes: 9,301 | Gross: $0.01M

10. Cha no aji (2004)

143 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.8
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77 Metascore

A spell of time of a rural family's slightly surreal life.

Director: Katsuhito Ishii | Stars: Maya Banno, Takahiro Satô, Tadanobu Asano, Satomi Tezuka

Votes: 4,786

11. Nana (II) (2005)

113 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.2
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A chance encounter between two girls of the same name, "Nana," triggers a series of events and relationships.

Director: Kentarô Ohtani | Stars: Mika Nakashima, Aoi Miyazaki, Hiroki Narimiya, Yûta Hiraoka

Votes: 2,981

12. Ichi rittoru no namida (2005– )

47 min | Drama, Romance

8.9
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This TV drama version of "Ichi rittoru no namida" tells the story of 15-year-old Ikeuchi Aya, an ordinary girl and a new highschool student. But soon she discovers she has spinocerebellar ... See full summary »

Stars: Erika Sawajiri, Ryô Nishikido, Hiroko Yakushimaru, Takanori Jinnai

Votes: 1,309

13. Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac (2010)

124 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Diving to save a camera from a fall down a flight of stairs, high school junior Naomi Sukuse wakes with no memory of the last four years. Naomi must remember who she was and figure out who ... See full summary »

Director: Hans Canosa | Stars: Maki Horikita, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Yûya Tegoshi, Anton Yelchin

Votes: 558

14. Linda Linda Linda (2005)

114 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.6
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71 Metascore

A music group of girls need to learn to play a song before the school festival.

Director: Nobuhiro Yamashita | Stars: Doona Bae, Aki Maeda, Yû Kashii, Shiori Sekine

Votes: 2,610

15. Nihon no ichiban nagai hi ketteiban (2015)

135 min | Drama, History

6.7
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The War ended on August 15th, 1945. What took place in Japan on the previous night? The unknown destiny of the day is unveiled.

Director: Masato Harada | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Masahiro Motoki, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Shin'ichi Tsutsumi

Votes: 259

16. Gokusen (2002– )

54 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Gokusen is the story of recently graduated Kumiko Yamaguchi, aka. Yankumi, and her life as a new high school teacher. Unlike the other new teachers at her school Kumiko gets placed with teh... See full summary »

Stars: Yukie Nakama, Ken Utsui, Ken Kaneko, Yôsuke Kawamura

Votes: 791

17. Kamui gaiden (2009)

120 min | Action, Drama

5.7
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The adventurous story of a fugitive ninja.

Director: Yôichi Sai | Stars: Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Koyuki, Kaoru Kobayashi, Kôichi Satô

Votes: 864

18. Bright Future (2002)

92 min | Drama

6.9
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64 Metascore

Two young guys work in a plant that manufactures oshibori (those moist hand-towels found in some Japanese restaurants). Their weird bond is based on uncontrollable rage--something neither ... See full summary »

Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Stars: Joe Odagiri, Tadanobu Asano, Tatsuya Fuji, Takashi Sasano

Votes: 2,217 | Gross: $0.00M

19. Kaiji: Jinsei gyakuten gêmu (2009)

130 min | Drama

6.5
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Kaiji, a young gambler who is constantly in debt, enters a deadly gambling competition in order to wipe away his loans.

Director: Tôya Satô | Stars: Tatsuya Fujiwara, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Tarô Yamamoto, Teruyuki Kagawa

Votes: 992

20. Detoroito Metaru Shiti (2008)

104 min | Drama, Music

6.8
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Soichi Negishi moved to Tokyo to chase his dream of becoming a musician playing stylish, Swedish-style pop. Instead, he finds himself leading the death metal band Detroit Metal City, or DMC... See full summary »

Director: Toshio Lee | Stars: Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Yoshihiko Hosoda, Ryûji Akiyama, Rosa Katô

Votes: 2,124

21. A Life: Itoshiki Hito (2017)

54 min | Drama

7.4
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When Okita Kazuaki was starting out as a doctor, he was forced to resign from the hospital. He left his girlfriend Danjo Mifuyu behind and went to the US alone. 10 years go by and he comes ... See full summary »

Stars: Takuya Kimura, Yûko Takeuchi, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Fumino Kimura

Votes: 28

22. Another Gantz (2011 TV Movie)

99 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.0
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This film is an alternate perspective version of the first Gantz film from an investigative journalists point of view and depicts the secrets of Kurono and Kato's childhood, and also other ... See full summary »

Director: Shinsuke Sato | Stars: Kanata Hongô, Haruhiko Katô, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Natsuna

Votes: 200

23. Otoko-tachi no Yamato (2005)

145 min | War

6.6
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On April, 6th 2005, in Makurazi, Kagoshima, Makiko Uchida seeks a boat in the local fishing cooperative to take her to the latitude N30, longitude L128, where the largest, heaviest and most... See full summary »

Director: Jun'ya Satô | Stars: Takashi Sorimachi, Shidô Nakamura, Yû Aoi, Takahiro Fujimoto

Votes: 1,677

24. Cinema 3 (1984–2016)

News

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Stars: Jaume Figueras, Crisol Tuà, Monts Llussà, Àlex Gorina

Votes: 122

25. Chin'yuuki (2016)

100 min | Comedy

3.9
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Director: Yudai Yamaguchi | Stars: Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Robert Baldwin, Erick Ferman, Kana Kurashina

Votes: 12

26. Satoshi no seishun (2016)

Biography

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Satoshi Murayama was so much more than a Shogi master. Ever since the age of five, he had a serious kidney ailment. Growing up in hospitals and spending so much time sick, he learned how to... See full summary »

Director: Yoshitaka Mori | Stars: Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Lily Franky, Shôta Sometani, Masahiro Higashide

Votes: 64

27. Aoki Ôkami: chi hate umi tsukiru made (2007)

R | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.3
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A look at Genghis Khan's life, from his birth to conquests in Asia.

Director: Shin'ichirô Sawai | Stars: Takashi Sorimachi, Rei Kikukawa, Mayumi Wakamura, Ken'ichi Matsuyama

Votes: 691

28. Usagi doroppu (2011)

114 min | Comedy

7.4
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The movie is about a young man whose life has changed after adopting a little girl. He relizes how hard to be a father and how much is the girl precious to him

Director: SABU | Stars: Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Karina, Mana Ashida, Mirei Kiritani

Votes: 950

29. Ten Nights of Dreams (2006)

100 min | Fantasy

6.6
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Based on renowned Japanese writer Natsume Soseki's same-titled short story collection, Ten Nights of Dreams brings ten fantastical dream sequences to film with great visual and ... See full summary »

Directors: Yoshitaka Amano, Kon Ichikawa, Akio Jissôji, Masaaki Kawahara, Suzuki Matsuo, Miwa Nishikawa, Atsushi Shimizu, Takashi Shimizu, Keisuke Toyoshima, Yudai Yamaguchi, Nobuhiro Yamashita | Stars: Kyôko Koizumi, Suzuki Matsuo, Tsuyoshi Ujiki, Umenosuke Nakamura

Votes: 328

30. Kiyosu kaigi (2013)

138 min | Comedy, History

6.5
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After the forced suicide of Nobunaga Oda at the Incident at Honno-ji, powerful figures Katsuie Shibata, Hideyoshi Toyotomi, Nagahide Niwa and Tsuneoki Ikeda meet to decide on a successor. ... See full summary »

Director: Kôki Mitani | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Yô Ôizumi, Fumiyo Kohinata, Kôichi Satô

Votes: 372

31. Buddha 2: Tezuka Osamu no Budda - Owarinaki tabi (2014)

85 min | Animation

6.2
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2500 years ago, in India, Siddhartha was born as a prince of the Shakya clan, but he gives up his position as a prince to see the world. He meets a strange boy named Assaji, who can predict... See full summary »

Director: Toshiaki Komura | Stars: Kiyokazu Kanze, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Nana Mizuki, Tetsuo Nakanishi

Votes: 58

32. Ten no Chasuke (2015)

106 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

6.1
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A fantasy love story that drifts between this world and heaven. Chasuke (Ken'ichi Matsuyama) is in charge of making tea in heaven. He has feelings for a human woman named Yuri (Ito Ohno) ... See full summary »

Director: SABU | Stars: Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Ito Ohno, Ren Ôsugi, Yûsuke Iseya

Votes: 190

33. Hito no sekkusu o warauna (2007)

137 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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The love story of a young male student and a woman lecturer at art college.

Director: Nami Iguchi | Stars: Hiromi Nagasaku, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Yû Aoi, Shûgo Oshinari

Votes: 394

34. 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

35. Tsubaki Sanjûrô (2007)

119 min | Action, Drama, History

6.1
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A scruffy master-less samurai decides to help a group of young warriors whose leader was taken captive by a gang of ambitious officers.

Director: Yoshimitsu Morita | Stars: Yûji Oda, Makoto Fujita, Shin'yû Fujiwara, Tsuyoshi Hayashi

Votes: 149

36. Sekushî boisu ando robo (2007– )

Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.4
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A middle school girl teams up with a robot otaku to fight crime in Japan.

Stars: Eri Murakawa, Shin'ya Tsukamoto, Hairi Katagiri, Yoshinori Okada

Votes: 76

37. Ieji (2014)

118 min | Drama

7.2
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Jiro has come home. His tiny farming village is now deserted because it lies in the badly contaminated Fukushima zone... See full synopsis »

Director: Nao Kubota | Stars: Sakura Andô, Renji Ishibashi, Tôru Kizu, Ken'ichi Matsuyama

Votes: 70

38. Jônetsu tairiku (1998– )

30 min | Documentary

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

Votes: 6

39. Haru wo seotte (2014)

Drama

6.3
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An alpine story of family, determination and destiny.Toru grew up in the Tateyama mountain ranges: alpine country. As a child, he resented the yearly trek up the mountain with his father to... See full summary »

Director: Daisaku Kimura | Stars: Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Yû Aoi, Sôsuke Ikematsu, Kaoru Kobayashi

Votes: 52

40. Urutora mirakuru rabu sutôrî (2009)

120 min | Drama

6.3
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Director: Satoko Yokohama | Stars: Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Kumiko Asô, Seiji Nozoe, Arata Iura

Votes: 189

41. Kanzen-naru shiiku: Himitsu no chika-shitsu (2003)

110 min | Drama

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A shy, nerdy man, Takeru finds a schoolgirl hooker Lily is unconscious in a Tokyo park, so he decides to bring her home and lock her up in a secret basement. Although Lily is afraid of him,... See full summary »

Director: Toshiyuki Mizutani | Stars: Yuriko Hirooka, Satoshi Izumi, Haruko Katô, Yoichiro Kawakami

Votes: 25

42. Shindô (2007)

120 min | Drama, Music

6.6
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Director: Kôji Hagiuda | Stars: Riko Narumi, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Satomi Tezuka, Masahiro Kômoto

Votes: 179

43. Yurigokoro (2017)

Mystery | Post-production

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Director: Naoto Kumazawa | Stars: Yuriko Yoshitaka, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Tôri Matsuzaka

44. 99-nen no ai: Japanese Americans (2010– )

Drama

7.6
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Stars: Steve Wiley, Ayako Imoto, Gustavo Mori, Doug Vogel

Votes: 27

45. Mai bakku pêji (2011)

141 min | Drama

6.3
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in 1969, Sawada (Satoshi Tsumabuki) is filled with idealism that permeated that era and starts working as a gonzo journalist for a weekly magazine. Two years later, Sawada interviews ... See full summary »

Director: Nobuhiro Yamashita | Stars: Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Satoshi Tsumabuki, Shioli Kutsuna, Kentez Asaka

Votes: 126

46. No yôna mono no yôna mono (2016)

Comedy

6.6
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Director: Yasukazu Sugiyama | Stars: Isao Bitô, Denden, Katsunobu Ito, Keiko Kitagawa

Votes: 21

47. Kôhaku ga umareta hi (2015 TV Movie)

73 min | Drama

7.8
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This drama focuses on the story of how NHK's famous New Year's Eve program "Kohaku Uta Gassen" came about in 1945, when the country was under General Headquarters. It depicts sweat and ... See full summary »

Director: Kentaro Horikirizono | Stars: Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Tamiyasu Chô, Tsubasa Honda, Gen Hoshino

Votes: 9

48. Legacy of SOMA: Aonoran (2015)

138 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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"Soma(Yuki Amami), lived as a fortune teller who was a strong and gentle woman. 10 years ago she was driven out of her country when it was invaded. Then there is, Kojiro Masakado(Kenichi ... See full summary »

Stars: Yûki Amami, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Taichi Saotome, Zen Kajihara

Votes: 8

49. Be-Bop High School (2004 TV Movie)

95 min | Action

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Director: Fuminori Kaneko | Stars: Yousuke Daichi, Shinya Hashimoto, Manami Honjô, Satomi Ishihara

50. Sausu baundo (2007)

114 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Director: Yoshimitsu Morita | Stars: Etsushi Toyokawa, Yûki Amami, Shuto Tanabe, Rina Matsumoto

Votes: 39