Most Popular Titles With Tarô Yamamoto
1. Battle Royale (2000)
Not Rated | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary "Battle Royale" act.
2. Mai wei (2011)
R | 137 min | Action, Drama, History
In World War II-era Korea, rival runners, one Korean (Jang Dong-gun) and one Japanese (Joe Odagiri), go to war together against the Soviets.
Votes: 7,648 | Gross: $0.07M
3. Go (2001)
122 min | Drama
Sugihara, born in Japan but with North Korean parents, falls in love with a Japanese girl after changing from a North Korean school to a Japanese school. His boxer dad teaches him boxing - skills used a lot.
6. Operetta tanuki goten (2005)
111 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Amechiyo (The banished prince) falls in love with Tanukihime (a princess of raccoon dog disguised to human). This is an Operetta which includes comedy, singing and dancing, and a love story.
8. Kaiji 2: Jinsei dakkai gêmu (2011)
Kaiji erased all of his debts in the first movie. A year later, he's back in the same debt ridden situation. Kaiji then gets a chance to clear himself of his 200 million Yen debt, but he has only 2 weeks.
9. Sennen no koi - Hikaru Genji monogatari (2001)
143 min | Biography, Drama, History
Based on the ancient Japanese Tale of Genji. This film is set in 900AD and tells the story of a famous female writer of the time, Murasaki Shikibu. Her story begins from the death of her ... See full summary »
10. Shinsengumi! (2004– )
45 min | Drama, History, War
Japan, July 1853. Scores of people lined the beaches at Uraga Harbor near the Shogunate Capitol of Edo. They came to get a glimpse of the American Fleet of Commodore Perry's infamous Black ... See full summary »
11. Beach Boys (1997– )
Happy go lucky Hiromi gets kicked out by his girlfriend, and heads for the sea. He meets Kaito, an elite young businessman. The two start work at a B&B run by aging surfer Masaru and his granddaughter Makoto.
13. Yeokdosan (2004)
139 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The life of Korean-born wrestler Rikidôzan, who, after being barred from Japanese wrestling because of his ethnic origins, became a sensation in the United States in the 1950s.
14. 252: Seizonsha ari (2008)
128 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
At some point in the distant future, a massive, catastrophic earthquake strikes Tokyo, causing the temperature of the Pacific Ocean to rise meteorically and the largest typhoon in recorded ... See full summary »
15. That's Cunning! Shijo saidai no sakusen (1996)
99 min | Comedy
Comedy about a group of chemistry students who organize a cheating scam during their final exams. Amuro Namie, the top pop music sensation, plays one of the students.
16. Orochi (2008)
107 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
The story of Orochi revolves around the life of the Monzen family. Aoi Monzen, a famous, but aging, movie star and Kazusa and Lisa Monzen her two daughters... See full synopsis »
20. Kanzen-naru shiiku: Himitsu no chika-shitsu (2003)
110 min | Drama
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 »
22. Katen no shiro (2009)
140 min | Drama, History
An achievement-type of story: a builder/carpenter/architect goes through trials and tribulations to construct an impressive castle for his employer, the major Japanese historical figure, Oda Nobunaga.
23. Kyô no dekigoto (2003)
110 min | Drama, Romance
Seven friends gather at a party in Kyoto to celebrate Masamichi's entry to graduate school. Maki & her boyfriend Nakazawa join the party and get drunk easily after the friendship reunion. ... See full summary »
25. Eden (II) (2012)
101 min | Comedy, Drama
When Miro's transsexual friend Noripee dies, Miro and his friends from the gay bar 'Eden' are once again reminded of the discrimination they are constantly facing from society. They decide ... See full summary »
28. IWJ Fifth Anniversary: Symposion 6 (2015 Video)
180 min | Talk-Show
16 thinkers gathered together to discuss the political issues in Japan, such as reuse of nuclear plants, accepting right of collective self defense, TPP, the secrecy law and the revision of constitution by Abe regime.
40. Bara to samurai (2011)
197 min | Comedy
A woman has thrown herself away for rescuing a country. A man has picked up a sword to protect a woman. Time in the 17th century, and place in the Iberian Peninsula. The master thief of the... See full summary »
42. Yoru o kakete (2002)
133 min | Drama
When poverty-stricken Korean-Japanese (Zainichi) discover there is valuable iron ore in the rubble of a destroyed shantytown they plan to haul it out for profit. Amidst this plan there is ... See full summary »
45. Declaration of Principles: Association for Stopping TPP Negotiation and Lawsuit for the Violation of the Constitution (2015 Video)
Not Rated | Documentary, History, Talk-Show
This film depicts cause and effects of The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the first official conference of Association for Stopping TPP Negotiation and Lawsuit for the Violation of the Constitution in 2015.
51. Juu nana sai (1994– )
Comedy, Drama, Family
After parting with her six childhood friends for several years, Takumi decides to return back to her hometown to reunite with them. However, her six friends worry about her comeback as ... See full summary »
70. Senkyo Fes! (2014)
112 min | Documentary, Music | Post-production
Senkyo Fes! is a feature documentary following Yohei Miyake, an underground musician who ran in Japan's Upper House election in summer 2013. With the slogan, 'Campaigns are not battles, but... See full summary »