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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: 79,078

2. 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: 944

3. Bokura no jidai (2007– )

30 min | Talk-Show

8.7
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Stars: Satomi Kobayashi, Shun Oguri, Sawako Agawa, You

Votes: 11

4. Death Note (2006–2007)
Episode: Koigokoro: Beloved (2006)

TV-14 | Animation, Crime, Drama

8.4
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Light meets with L and the detectives. Meaning to test Light's analytical skills, L has him listen to the recordings confiscated by the team to determine if there are any clues in the reader's voice. L concludes that Light cannot be Kira.

Writers: Takeshi Obata, Tsugumi Ohba | Director: Tetsuro Araki | Stars: Mamoru Miyano, Kappei Yamaguchi, Shidô Nakamura, Kiyoshi Kobayashi

Votes: 328

5. Zeni geba (2009– )

Drama

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Stars: Anna Ishibashi, Haruka Kinami, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Mimura

Votes: 63

6. Sexy Voice and Robo (2007– )

Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.3
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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

7. 1 Litre of Tears (2005– )
Episode: Episode #1.8 (2005)

Drama, Romance

8.2
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Stars: Erika Sawajiri, Ryô Nishikido, Hiroko Yakushimaru, Takanori Jinnai

Votes: 5

8. Death Note (2006)

126 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

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: 21,073

9. 99-nen no ai: Japanese Americans (2010– )

Drama

8.0
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Stars: Steve Wiley, Ayako Imoto, Gustavo Mori, Yô Yoshida

Votes: 22

10. The Taste of Tea (2004)

143 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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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: 4,264

11. Linda Linda Linda (2005)

114 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.7
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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: 2,255

12. Gokusen (2002 TV Mini-Series)

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: 611

13. Kamachi (2004)

115 min | Biography

7.6
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Writer: Chizuko Yamada | Director: Rokuro Mochizuki | Stars: Fumi Dan, Jun Fubuki, Keita Furuya, Yoshizumi Ishihara

Votes: 19

14. 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: 784

15. Homeland (2014)

118 min | Drama

7.5
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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: 69

16. Taira no Kiyomori (2012–2013)

Drama, History

7.5
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Stars: Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Hiroshi Tamaki, Masaki Okada, Sadao Abe

Votes: 17

17. 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: 10,595

18. 1 Litre of Tears (2005– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2005)

Drama, Romance

7.4
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Stars: Erika Sawajiri, Ryô Nishikido, Hiroko Yakushimaru, Takanori Jinnai

Votes: 5

19. 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: 2,687

20. Bright Future (2003)

92 min | Drama

7.0
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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: Jô Odagiri, Tadanobu Asano, Tatsuya Fuji, Takashi Sasano

Votes: 2,036

21. Jônetsu tairiku (1998– )

30 min | Documentary

7.0
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Stars: Hitoshi Kubota, Kenta Maeda, Yûji Tanaka, Hikari Ôta

Votes: 5

22. Gokusen (2002– )
Episode: Nekketsu sensei Ô abare!! (2002)

Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Stars: Misaki Itô, Masayuki Izumi, Ken Kaneko, Yôsuke Kawamura

Votes: 5

23. Detroit Metal City (2008)

104 min | Drama, Music

6.9
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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: 1,859

24. The Kiyosu Conference (2013)

History

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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: Tadanobu Asano, Kôji Yakusho, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Satoshi Tsumabuki

Votes: 297

25. Ten Nights of Dreams (2006)

100 min | Fantasy

6.8
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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 Jissoji, 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: 297

26. Dolphin blue: Fuji, mou ichido sora e (2007)

105 min | Drama, Family

6.8
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Writers: Rumiko Iwasada, Sumino Kawashima, Minoru Matsumoto, Tetsu Maeda | Director: Tetsu Maeda | Stars: Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Mitsuki Takahata, Maki Nishiyama, Hiromi Nagasaku

Votes: 16

27. Cinema 3 (1984– )

News

6.7
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Stars: Jaume Figueras, Crisol Tuà, Monts Llussà, Àlex Gorina

Votes: 113

28. Prodigy (2007)

120 min | Drama, Music

6.7
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Writers: Kôsuke Mukai, Akira Saso | Director: Kôji Hagiuda | Stars: Riko Narumi, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Satomi Tezuka, Masahiro Kômoto

Votes: 173

29. 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: 36

30. Custom Made 10.30 (2005)

Comedy, Drama, Music

6.7
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Writers: Hajime Ishimine, Marumaru, No5 | Director: Hajime Ishimine | Stars: Kaela Kimura, Erika Nishikado, Ayaka Maeda, Ryoko Matsui

Votes: 17

31. 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: 1,502

32. Guuzen nimo saiaku na shounen (2003)

113 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Writers: Mitsunori Gu, Su-yeon Gu | Director: Su-yeon Gu | Stars: Hayato Ichihara, Mika Nakashima, Shin Yazawa, Hiroyuki Ikeuchi

Votes: 94

33. 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 | Directors: Shinsuke Sato, Earl Palma | Stars: Kazunari Ninomiya, Kanata Hongô, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Natsuna

Votes: 4,789

34. 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, Teruyuki Kagawa, Takuma Anzai

Votes: 836

35. 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: 365

36. My Back Pages (2011)

141 min | Drama

6.5
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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, Aoi Nakamura

Votes: 109

37. Train Brain Express (2011)

117 min | Drama

6.5
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Writer: Yoshimitsu Morita | Director: Yoshimitsu Morita | Stars: Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Ryôhei Suzuki, Keiko Matsuzaka, Masatô Ibu

Votes: 61

38. 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: 8,065

39. Chasuke's Journey (2015)

Comedy

6.4
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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: 65

40. Haru wo seotte (2014)

Drama

6.4
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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, Sakura Andô

Votes: 39

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

120 min | Drama

6.4
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Writer: Satoko Yokohama | Director: Satoko Yokohama | Stars: Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Kumiko Asô, Seiji Nozoe, Arata Iura

Votes: 186

42. 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, Sota Aoyama, Shunji Fujimura, Tatsuya Fujiwara

Votes: 5,146

43. 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: 638

44. Gantz: Perfect Answer (2011)

Not Rated | 141 min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi

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

Votes: 2,334

45. 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: 509

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

85 min | Animation

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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: 34

47. Tsubaki Sanjûrô (2007)

119 min | Action, Drama, History

6.0
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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: 151

48. Kamui (2009)

120 min | Action, Drama

5.8
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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: 820

49. Another Gantz (2011 TV Movie)

Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.8
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Writers: Hiroya Oku, Yûsuke Watanabe | Director: Shinsuke Sato | Stars: Kanata Hongô, Haruhiko Katô, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Natsuna

Votes: 141

50. Vanished (2006)

96 min | Horror, Mystery

5.8
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Eight school friends innocently join together to play a game that, if played well, promised to make their greatest dreams come true. But, they soon discover that mistakes may cost them more than even their dreams could tell.

Writers: Naoto Kumazawa, Yukiko Manabe, Izumi Takahashi, Yûsuke Yamada | Director: Naoto Kumazawa | Stars: Ken Miyake, Ayumi Itô, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Runa Nagai

Votes: 109