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1.
One Million Yen Girl (2008)
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A 21-year-old girl is released from prison, only to deal with the neighborhood gossip about her and family conflicts. She decides to save one million yen, move to where no one knows her and keep repeating the process. (121 mins.)
Director: Yuki Tanada
 
2.
Don't Laugh at My Romance (2007)
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The love story of a young male student and a woman lecturer at art college. (137 mins.)
Director: Nami Iguchi
 
3.
Hachimitsu to Clover (2006)
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The lives of four art students change forever when gifted young artist Hagumi arrives at their school and befriends their group as each student experiences turbulence in love. (117 mins.)
Director: Masahiro Takada
 
4.
All About Lily Chou-Chou (2001)
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The problematic lives of teenager students for whom the singer Lily Chou-Chou's dreamy music is the only way to escape an alienating, violent and insensitive society. (146 mins.)
Director: Shunji Iwai
 
5.
Tekkonkinkreet (2006)
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In Treasure Town, life can be both peaceful and violent. This is never truer than for our heroes, Black and White... (111 mins.)
Director: Maikeru Ariasu
 
6.
Tamatama (2011)
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(53 mins.)
Director: Mayumi Komatsu
 
7.
Death Note: The Last Name (2006)
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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. (141 mins.)
Director: Shûsuke Kaneko
 
8.
Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac (2010)
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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... (124 mins.)
Director: Hans Canosa
 
9.
South Bound (2007)
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(114 mins.)
 
10.
Prodigy (2007)
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(120 mins.)
Director: Kôji Hagiuda
 
11.
Death Note (2006)
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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. (126 mins.)
Director: Shûsuke Kaneko
 
12.
After School (2008)
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A middle school teacher, Jinno, is friends with a young couple that is about to have a baby. But on the eve of the birth, the father, Kimura, disappears. Then, a hired private detective appears and ask Jinno's help to find Kimura. (102 mins.)
Director: Kenji Uchida
 
13.
The Cat Returns (2002)
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After helping a cat, a young girl finds herself involuntarily engaged to a cat prince in a magical world where her only hope of freedom lies with a dapper cat statuette come to life. (75 mins.)
Director: Hiroyuki Morita
 
14.
Kiki's Delivery Service (1989)
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A young witch, on her mandatory year of independent life, finds fitting into a new community difficult while she supports herself by running an air courier service. (103 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
 
15.
Spirited Away (2001)
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During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts. (125 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
 
16.
Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
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When an unconfident young woman is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking castle. (119 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
 
17.
Castle in the Sky (1986)
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A young boy and a girl with a magic crystal must race against pirates and foreign agents in a search for a legendary floating castle. (125 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
 
18.
My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
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When two girls move to the country to be near their ailing mother, they have adventures with the wondrous forest spirits who live nearby. (86 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
 
19.
Whisper of the Heart (1995)
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A love story between a girl who loves reading books, and the boy who has previously checked out all of the library books she chooses. (111 mins.)
 
20.
Nobody to Watch Over Me (2008)
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Ryoichi Kimizuka's riveting exploration of the Japanese media's feeding frenzy focuses on a15-year-old... (118 mins.)
 
21.
Cyborg Girl (2008)
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Jiro is a lonely university student. One day he meets a beautiful and interesting woman who turns out to be a Cyborg lacking manners and emotions. (115 mins.)
Director: Jae-young Kwak
 
22.
Tada's Do-It-All House (2011)
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(123 mins.)
Director: Tatsushi Ohmori
 
23.
Memories of Matsuko (2006)
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When Matsuko dies of murder, her nephew Sho gets to progressively unveil many details of her mysterious past, discovering she wasn't only a forgotten outcast but led a very interesting yet bizarre life. (130 mins.)
 
24.
The Foreign Duck, the Native Duck and God in a Coin Locker (2007)
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A university student finds himself wrapped up in the bizarre world of his next door neighbor, learning about his history and relationship with a girl who changed his life. (110 mins.)
 
25.
Golden Slumber (2010)
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When easy-going Aoyagi meets an old friend for a fishing trip, he ends up drugged, framed for the Prime Minister's assassination... (139 mins.)
 
26.
Liar Game: The Final Stage (2010)
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It's time for the final challenge of the Liar Game. Only Akiyama and Fukunaga had earned tickets to participate... (133 mins.)
 
27.
Heavenly Forest (2006)
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Heavenly Forest is About a Photographer name Makoto who travels to New York during Christmas to look for his best friend... (116 mins.)
Director: Takehiko Shinjo
 
28.
Solanin (2010)
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Meiko and Taneda are a couple graduated from university two years ago. Unhappy with their lives, Meiko... (126 mins.)
Director: Takahiro Miki
 
29.
Umi de no hanashi (2006)
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(71 mins.)
Director: Ellie Omiya
 
30.
Hatsukoi (2006)
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Writer Misuzu Nakahara confesses her involvement in the 300 Million Yen Affair. In the chaotic days of the 1960s... (114 mins.)
Director: Yukinari Hanawa
 
31.
Suspect X (2008)
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It's another battle of the wits for the brilliant but eccentric physicist, Yukawa, and detective, Kaoru. (128 mins.)
 
32.
Kimi ni shika kikoenai (2007)
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(107 mins.)
 
33.
A Gentle Breeze in the Village (2007)
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In "A Gentle Breeze in the Village," Soyo Migata (Kaho) is a quirky 8th grade student who resides in a tiny rural village somewhere in Japan... (121 mins.)
 
34.
Sing, Salmon, Sing! (2008)
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(120 mins.)
Director: Makoto Tanaka
 
35.
Kisaragi (2007)
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One year after the suicide of C-list model Kisaragi Miki, five of her fans come together for a commemorative meeting; fan club leader Iemoto... (108 mins.)
Director: Yûichi Satô
 
36.
Peak: The Rescuers (2011)
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(126 mins.)
Director: Osamu Katayama
 
37.
Closed Diary (2007)
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Kae Horii (Erika Sawajiri) moves into her new flat in an undisclosed area of Kyoto. While unpacking her belongings... (138 mins.)
Director: Isao Yukisada
 
38.
Dog in a Sidecar (2007)
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In this coming of age story, ten-year-old Kaoru's life undergoes big changes when her mother leaves home. Kaoru forms a surprising bond with her father's lover, Yoko, as she learns a lot about life during one unforgettable summer. (94 mins.)
 
39.
Be with You (2004)
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Mio's death leaves husband Takumi and 6-year-old son Yuji fending for themselves. Taku occasionally suffers fainting spells... (119 mins.)
Director: Nobuhiro Doi
 
40.
Yomigaeri (2002)
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When the dead come back to life, an inspector is sent to the town of Aso. (126 mins.)
Director: Akihiko Shiota
 
41.
La maison de Himiko (2005)
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Saori is a young woman who struggles to make a living, with no financial or romantic prospects in her life... (130 mins.)
Director: Isshin Inudô
 
42.
The Hotel Venus (2004)
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In a strange alienated world there is a secret hotel in a shabby diner called the Venus Café, harboring... (125 mins.)
Director: Hideta Takahata
 
43.
Crying Out Love in the Center of the World (2004)
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While searching for his fiancee Ritsuko, Sakutarou rediscovers through flashbacks the void deep within him caused by the events from his high school days. (138 mins.)
Director: Isao Yukisada
 
44.
Koizora (2007)
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Mika is a fresh high school student who starts texting a mysterious boy. She is shocked when he reveals who he is - Hiro, a delinquent attending her school. What she doesn't know is that Hiro isn't as bad as he seems. (129 mins.)
Director: Natsuki Imai
 
45.
Tokyo Serendipity (2007)
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Yui a college student moves in to her first own apartment, where she begins her new independent life in a big city. Soon after the upstairs neighbor Takashi sparks her interest. (113 mins.)
Director: Akiko Ohku
 
46.
Yellow Elephant (2013)
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Movie adaptation of the Japanese novel "Kiroi Jou". A married couple Ayumu Muko (Mukai) and Aiko Tsumari... (131 mins.)
Director: Ryuichi Hiroki
 
47.
Love Strikes! (2011)
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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? (118 mins.)
Director: Hitoshi Ohne
 
49.
Rebirth (2011)
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After the collapse of their relationship, Kiwako abducts the 6-month old child of a man she was having an affair with. Raising the child as her own, it is four years before the authorities catch up with her and the young child. (147 mins.)
Director: Izuru Narushima
 
50.
Kiyoku yawaku (2013)
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Kanna Seto lost her childhood friend Haruta in a car accident when she was a freshman in high school... (126 mins.)
Director: Takehiko Shinjo
 
51.
Sakai-ke no shiawase (2006)
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(102 mins.)
Director: Mipo Oh
 
52.
A Tale of Samurai Cooking: A True Love Story (2013)
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During the Edo Period of Japan, an excellent cook marries the heir to a renowned cooking family. However, her husband is a terrible chef. With the help of her new mother-in-law, she begins to teach him the ways of the culinary arts. (122 mins.)
Director: Yûzô Asahara
 
53.
Ponyo (2008)
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A five year-old boy develops a relationship with Ponyo, a goldfish princess who longs to become a human after falling in love with him. (101 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
 
54.
The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2006)
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A high-school girl named Makoto acquires the power to travel back in time, and decides to use it for her own personal benefits. Little does she know that she is affecting the lives of others just as much as she is her own. (98 mins.)
Director: Mamoru Hosoda
 
55.
The Great Passage (2013)
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Majime, an eccentric man in publishing company, who has unique ability of words, joins the team that will compile a new dictionary... (134 mins.)
Director: Yûya Ishii
 
56.
Tôkyô kôen (2011)
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(119 mins.)
Director: Shinji Aoyama
 
57.
A Sky Too Far to See (2011)
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(99 mins.)
Director: Norio Enomoto
 
58.
Like Father, Like Son (2013)
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Ryota Nonomiya is a successful businessman driven by money. When he learns that his biological son was switched with another child after birth, he must make a life-changing decision and choose his true son or the boy he raised as his own. (121 mins.)
 
59.
Your Name (2016)
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Two strangers find themselves linked in a bizarre way. When a connection forms, will distance be the only thing to keep them apart? (106 mins.)
Director: Makoto Shinkai
 
60.
Library Wars (2013)
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Set in the year 2019 in Japan. In order to crack down on free expression, a new law is passed, which... (128 mins.)
Director: Shinsuke Sato
 
61.
A Silent Voice (2016)
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The story revolves around Nishimiya Shoko, a grade school student who has impaired hearing. She transfers into a new school... (129 mins.)
Director: Naoko Yamada