My favorite Japanese/Korean/Chinese etc

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1.
Departures (2008)
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A newly unemployed cellist takes a job preparing the dead for funerals. (130 mins.)
Director: Yôjirô Takita
 
2.
City Hunter (2011 TV Series)
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Lee Yun-seong was trained by his father's best friend in order to get revenge on the government for killing everyone in his father's unit. (60 mins.)
Director: Jin Hyuk
 
3.
Ip Man (2008)
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During the Japanese invasion of 1937, when a wealthy martial artist is forced to leave his home and work to support his family, he reluctantly agrees to train others in the art of Wing Chun for self-defense. (106 mins.)
Director: Wilson Yip
 
4.
Ip Man 2 (2010)
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Centering on Ip Man's migration to Hong Kong in 1949 as he attempts to propagate his discipline of Wing Chun martial arts. (108 mins.)
Director: Wilson Yip
 
5.
Rooftop Prince (2012 TV Series)
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Crown Prince Yi gak finds that he has been transported from Chosun Dynasty to modern-day Seoul. He meets Hong Se Na...
Director: Shin Yoon Sub
 
6.
Faith (2012 TV Series)
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When the queen-to-be of medieval Korea is badly wounded, Captain Choi Young uses a wormhole to "heaven," which is actually 21st-century South Korea, to bring back the spoiled Dr. Yoo Eun-Soo who becomes a pawn in a game of human chess. (60 mins.)
Director: Kim Jong-Hak
 
7.
Dream High (2011 TV Series)
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Dream High tells the story of six students at Kirin Art High School who work to achieve their dreams...
 
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House of Flying Daggers (2004)
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A romantic police captain breaks a beautiful member of a rebel group out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem. (119 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
 
9.
Boys Over Flowers (2009 TV Series)
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Poor girl attends the elite Shin Hwa High and is bullied by the leader of F4 (the four richest boys). He becomes attracted to her; however, she has a crush on his best friend. Whom will she choose? (70 mins.)
Director: Gi-Sang Jeon
 
10.
Secret Garden (2010 TV Series)
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A rich young CEO falls for a poor stuntwoman despite class differences, cultural traditions and the man's firmly objecting mother. (60 mins.)
Director: Woo-Cheol Shin
 
11.
Merantau (2009)
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In Minangkabau, West Sumatera, Yuda a skilled practitioner of Silat Harimau is in the final preparations... (134 mins.)
Director: Gareth Evans
 
12.
The Man from Nowhere (2010)
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A quiet pawnshop keeper with a violent past takes on a drug-and-organ trafficking ring in hope of saving the child who is his only friend. (119 mins.)
Director: Jeong-beom Lee
 
13.
Beautiful Boxer (2004)
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Bio-pic of transgender Muay Thai boxer Parinya Charoenphol who pursued the sport to pay for her sex change operation. (118 mins.)
 
14.
Dragon (2011)
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A papermaker gets involved with a murder case concerning two criminals leading to a determined detective suspecting him and the former's vicious father searching for him. (115 mins.)
Director: Peter Chan
 
15.
Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen (2010)
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Seven years after the apparent death of Chen Zhen, who was shot after discovering who was responsible... (106 mins.)
Director: Andrew Lau
 
16.
Red Cliff (2008)
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The first chapter of a two-part story centered on a battle fought in China's Three Kingdoms period (220-280 A.D.). (146 mins.)
Director: John Woo
 
17.
Bodyguards and Assassins (2009)
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In 1905, revolutionist Sun Yat-Sen visits Hong Kong to discuss plans with Tongmenghui members to overthrow the Qing dynasty. But when they find out that assassins have been sent to kill him, they assemble a group of protectors to prevent any attacks. (139 mins.)
Director: Teddy Chan
 
18.
Arang and the Magistrate (2012 TV Series)
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Lee Eun Oh, a noble's son, arrives at a small village in search of his missing mother. There, Arang, the ghost of a young woman that lost her memories of her past life, asks him to help her to figure out her identity and how she died.
Director: Sang-ho Kim
 
19.
The King 2 Hearts (2012 TV Series)
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The crown-prince of South Korea is forced to work alongside a female North Korean military officer. Political and emotional complications lead to an uneasy marriage engagement.
Director: Jae-Gyu Lee
 
20.
My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho (2010 TV Series)
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Chae Dae Wong, an aspiring actor, unwillingly releases a Gumiho, a legendary nine-tailed fox, from her centuries-old prison. He runs away terrified and ends up injuring himself badly, but she saves his life and asks to stay by his side.
 
21.
Pasta (2010 TV Series)
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Director: Kwon Suk Jang
 
22.
My Princess (2011 TV Series)
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Kim Tae-hee plays Lee Seol, an ordinary college student who finds out she's a princess and the great grand daughter of the Korea's last Emperor. But life can be complicated for a princess in this funny, quirky melodrama.
Director: Kwon Suk Jang