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1. Death Note (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: 109,840

2. Death Note (2006)

126 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

8.0
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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.

Writers: Tsugumi Ohba, Takeshi Obata, Tetsuya Oishi | Director: Shûsuke Kaneko | Stars: Tatsuya Fujiwara, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Asaka Seto, Shigeki Hosokawa

Votes: 22,352

3. Death Note: Light Up the New World (2016)

Crime, Drama, Thriller | Announced

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

Writers: Takeshi Obata, Tsugumi Ohba | Director: Shinsuke Sato | Stars: Tatsuya Fujiwara, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Erika Toda, Sôsuke Ikematsu

4. Death Note: The Last Name (2006)

141 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.4
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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.

Writers: Tsugumi Ohba, Takeshi Obata, Tetsuya Oishi | Director: Shûsuke Kaneko | Stars: Tatsuya Fujiwara, Takeshi Kaga, Shidô Nakamura, Erika Toda

Votes: 11,627

5. Norwegian Wood (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.

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

Votes: 8,727 | Gross: $0.01M

6. Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac (2010)

124 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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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 »

Writer: Gabrielle Zevin | Director: Hans Canosa | Stars: Maki Horikita, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Yuya Tegoshi, Anton Yelchin

Votes: 526

7. 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.

Writers: Hiroya Oku, Yûsuke Watanabe | Director: Shinsuke Sato | Stars: Kazunari Ninomiya, Kanata Hongô, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Natsuna

Votes: 5,124

8. Death Note: L Change the World (2008)

129 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.3
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A spin-out sequel to the popular Japanese thriller. This time it focuses on the character "L."

Writers: Tsugumi Ohba, Takeshi Obata, Hirotoshi Kobayashi, Kiyomi Fujii | Director: Hideo Nakata | Stars: Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Michael Adamthwaite, Sota Aoyama, Shannon Chan-Kent

Votes: 5,733

9. Anger (2016)

142 min | Drama | Completed

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

10. 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 »

Writers: Hiroya Oku, Yûsuke Watanabe | Director: Shinsuke Sato | Stars: Kazunari Ninomiya, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Yuriko Yoshitaka, Ayumi Itô

Votes: 2,536

11. 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 »

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

Votes: 1,584

12. 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.

Writers: Kôsuke Mukai, Wakako Miyashita, Nobuhiro Yamashita | Director: Nobuhiro Yamashita | Stars: Doona Bae, Aki Maeda, Yû Kashii, Shiori Sekine

Votes: 2,442

13. 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.

Writers: Ai Yazawa, Taeko Asano, Kentarô Ohtani | Director: Kentarô Ohtani | Stars: Mika Nakashima, Aoi Miyazaki, Hiroki Narimiya, Yûta Hiraoka

Votes: 2,833

14. Genghis Khan: To the Ends of the Earth and Sea (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.

Writers: Takehiro Nakajima, Shoichi Maruyama, Seiichi Morimura | Director: Shin'ichirô Sawai | Stars: Takashi Sorimachi, Rei Kikukawa, Mayumi Wakamura, Ken'ichi Matsuyama

Votes: 660

15. Kaiji: The Ultimate Gambler (2009)

130 min | Drama

6.5
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Kaiji Ito moves to Japan after graduating from high school. Unable to find a job and frustrated with society at large, Kaiji spends his days gambling, vandalizing cars, and drinking booze. ... See full summary »

Writers: Nobuyuki Fukumoto, Mika Ohmori | Director: Tôya Satô | Stars: Tatsuya Fujiwara, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Tarô Yamamoto, Teruyuki Kagawa

Votes: 923

16. The Emperor in August (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.

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

Votes: 187

17. The Taste of Tea (2004)

143 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.8
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77 Metascore

A spell of time in the life of a family living in rural Tochigi prefecture, north of Tokyo. Though her husband is busy working at an office, Yoshiko is not an ordinary housewife, instead ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 4,535

18. Cinema 3 (1984– )

News

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

Votes: 111

19. Detroit Metal City (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 »

Writers: Kiminori Wakasugi, Mika Ohmori | Director: Toshio Lee | Stars: Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Yoshihiko Hosoda, Ryûji Akiyama, Rosa Katô

Votes: 2,003

20. Bright Future (2003)

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 »

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

Votes: 2,135 | Gross: $0.00M

21. Gokusen (2002 TV Mini-Series)

54 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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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: 702

22. 1 Litre of Tears (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: 1,130

23. Bunny Drop (2011)

114 min | Comedy

7.5
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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

Writers: Yumi Unita, SABU, Tamio Hayashi | Director: SABU | Stars: Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Karina, Mana Ashida, Mirei Kiritani

Votes: 872

24. Chasuke's Journey (2015)

106 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

6.2
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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 »

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

Votes: 165

25. Kamui (2009)

120 min | Action, Drama

5.7
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The adventurous story of a fugitive ninja.

Writers: Sampei Shirato, Kankurô Kudô, Yôichi Sai | Director: Yôichi Sai | Stars: Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Koyuki, Kaoru Kobayashi, Kôichi Satô

Votes: 834

26. The Kiyosu Conference (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 »

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

Votes: 333

27. 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 »

Writers: Soseki Natsume, Shinichi Inozume, Nobuhiro Yamashita, Keisuke Toyoshima, Miwa Nishikawa, Takashi Shimizu, Gatarô Man | 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: 312

28. Don't Laugh at My Romance (2007)

137 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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The love story of a young male student and a woman lecturer at art college.

Writers: Nami Iguchi, Yuka Honcho, Naocola Yamazaki | Director: Nami Iguchi | Stars: Hiromi Nagasaku, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Yû Aoi, Shûgo Oshinari

Votes: 381

29. Another Gantz (2011 TV Movie)

Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.7
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Writers: Hiroya Oku, Yûsuke Watanabe | Director: Shinsuke Sato | Stars: Kanata Hongô, Haruhiko Katô, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Natsuna

Votes: 152

30. Chin'yuuki (2016)

100 min | Comedy

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Writers: Gatarô Man, Ohkawara, Shû Matsubara | Director: Yudai Yamaguchi | Stars: Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Robert Baldwin, Erick Ferman, Kana Kurashina

31. Tsubaki Sanjûrô (2007)

119 min | Action, Drama, History

6.2
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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.

Writers: Ryûzô Kikushima, Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni, Shûgorô Yamamoto | Director: Yoshimitsu Morita | Stars: Yûji Oda, Makoto Fujita, Shin'yû Fujiwara, Tsuyoshi Hayashi

Votes: 143

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

85 min | Animation

6.5
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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 »

Writers: Osamu Tezuka, Reiko Yoshida | Director: Toshiaki Komura | Stars: Kiyokazu Kanze, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Nana Mizuki, Tetsuo Nakanishi

Votes: 46

33. Homeland (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 »

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

Votes: 68

34. No yôna mono no yôna mono (2016)

Comedy

6.9
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Writers: Yoshimitsu Morita, Masaki Horiguchi | Director: Yasukazu Sugiyama | Stars: Isao Bitô, Denden, Katsunobu Ito, Keiko Kitagawa

Votes: 10

35. Train Brain Express (2011)

117 min | Drama

6.3
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Writer: Yoshimitsu Morita | Director: Yoshimitsu Morita | Stars: Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Ryôhei Suzuki, Eita, Pierre Taki

Votes: 67

36. 99-nen no ai: Japanese Americans (2010– )

Drama

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

Votes: 25

37. Perfect Education 4: Secret Basement (2003)

110 min | Drama

5.0
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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 »

Writers: Michiko Matsuda, Masayoshi Wagatsuma | Director: Toshiyuki Mizutani | Stars: Yuriko Hiro'oka, Satoshi Izumi, Haruko Katô, Ryûji Komiya

Votes: 24

38. My Back Pages (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 »

Writers: Kôsuke Mukai, Saburô Kawamoto | Director: Nobuhiro Yamashita | Stars: Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Satoshi Tsumabuki, Shiori Kutsuna, Kazuyoshi Kumakiri

Votes: 114

39. Haru wo seotte (2014)

Drama

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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 »

Writers: Ryôhei Sasamoto, Daisaku Kimura, Tomoyuki Takimoto, Toshimasa Miyamura | Director: Daisaku Kimura | Stars: Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Yû Aoi, Sôsuke Ikematsu, Hirofumi Arai

Votes: 47

40. 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

41. 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

42. Jônetsu tairiku (1998– )

30 min | Documentary

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

Votes: 6

43. Bare Essence of Life Ultra-Miracle Love Story (2009)

120 min | Drama

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

Votes: 184

44. Sexy Voice and 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: 70

45. The Gutsy Frog (2015 TV Mini-Series)

54 min | Comedy

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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

46. The Locker 2 (2004)

71 min | Horror, Thriller

5.3
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Writers: Osamu Fukutani, Issei Shibata | Director: Kei Horie | Stars: Maki Horikita, Fumina Hara, Akane Kimura, Ken'ichi Matsuyama

Votes: 221

47. Kôhaku ga umareta hi (2015 TV Movie)

73 min | Drama

7.9
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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 »

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

Votes: 8

48. Prodigy (2007)

120 min | Drama, Music

6.6
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Writers: Kôsuke Mukai, Akira Saso | Director: Kôji Hagiuda | Stars: Riko Narumi, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Satomi Tezuka, Masahiro Kômoto

Votes: 171

49. South Bound (2007)

114 min | Comedy, Drama

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

Votes: 34

50. Kids War 5 (2003– )

Drama, Family

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Stars: Yôsuke Asari, Takanori Higuchi, Mao Inoue, Namiko Itô