Highest Rated Titles With Hirofumi Arai
1. Downtown Rocket (2015 TV Mini-Series)
54 min | Drama
Tsukuda Kohei was once a researcher with the Aerospace and Science Exploration Agency and now runs Tsukuda Industries, a small factory which was left by his father. Although his ... See full summary »
3. Mahoro ekimae bangaichi (2013– )
Tada Keisuke and Gyoten Haruhiko are two friends who work as "Benri-ya" (Handymen, Jack of all trades) in a fictional city called Mahoro in Japan. The story is different between each ... See full summary »
5. Nobunaga Concerto (II) (2014 TV Mini-Series)
54 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Saburo (Shun Oguri) is a high school student good in sports, but not very good with his studies. One day, Saburo travels back in time and arrives in the Sengoku period of 1549. There, ... See full summary »
10. Confessions (2010)
Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, Thriller
A psychological thriller of a grieving mother turned cold-blooded avenger with a twisty master plan to pay back those who were responsible for her daughter's death.
12. I'm Home (2015 TV Mini-Series)
54 min | Drama
The hero, nearly killed by carbon monoxide poisoning while on a solo assignment in another city, loses his memory and can no longer recognize his own family. Unconsciously, his feet carry ... See full summary »
14. 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.
15. All Around Us (2008)
140 min | Drama
In 1993 Kanao and Shoko are a Tokyo couple awaiting the arrival of their first child. Although both have studied art, Kanao works as a shoe repairman which doesn't stretch his rather ... See full summary »
16. Kagi no kakatta heya (2012– )
Erika Toda joins a law firm headed by Serizawa-san, on the first case she meets Enomoto Kei of Tokyo total security who unlocks Serizawa who has accidentally been trapped in a vault. Form ... See full summary »
17. Josee, the Tiger and the Fish (2003)
116 min | Drama, Romance
Tsuneo is a university student working part-time in a mah-jong parlour. Lately the customers have been talking about an old lady who pushes a baby carriage through the streets. They say she... See full summary »
18. Blue Spring (2001)
83 min | Drama
A group of a run-down Tokyo high school students face the struggles of growing up, growing apart from their friends and worrying about their future, while living in a highly violent environment.
19. You Taught Me All the Precious Things (2011– )
Shuji is a young teacher whose confidence and honesty has made him popular with the students. He is engaged to Natsumi, also a teacher at the same high school. At the morning of the new ... See full summary »
21. Akame 48 Waterfalls (2003)
159 min | Drama
A man is trying to flee from his past, and he ends up in an underworld filled with strange characters. He finds a job skewering meat in a dirty old room in a shabby old house filled with ... See full summary »
22. Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai (2011)
Not Rated | 128 min | Drama
An tale of revenge, honor and disgrace, centering on a poverty-stricken samurai who discovers the fate of his ronin son-in-law, setting in motion a tense showdown of vengeance against the house of a feudal lord.
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23. 100 Yen Love (2014)
113 min | Comedy, Drama
32-year-old Ichiko (Sakura Ando) lives at home with her parents, passing the days in self-indulgent grunginess. Ichiko's recently divorced younger sister Fumiko has moved back home with her... See full summary »
27. The Eternal Zero (2013)
144 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
A young woman and her brother explore the history of their grandfather, who died in the WW2. They start contacting the m'en who flew with him, asking them about who he was.
30. Bakuman. (2015)
119 min | Comedy
Moritaka Mashiro, a junior high student, forgets his notebook in class. His classmate Akito Takagi, notes Mashiro's drawings in it and asks him to become a manga artist to his stories. ... See full summary »
31. Penance (2012– )
270 min | Mystery
The murder of Emili, a young girl, leaves the inhabitants of a small Japanese village in shock. The body of Emily is found by the four classmates with whom she was playing. The murder is ... See full summary »
32. Blood and Bones (2004)
140 min | Drama
In 1923, the Korean teenager Kim Shun-Pei moves from Cheju Island, in South Korea, to Osaka, in Japan. Along the years, he becomes a cruel, greedy and violent man and builds a factory of ... See full summary »
33. Villon's Wife (2009)
114 min | Drama
This enticing period melodrama depicts a long-suffering woman's relationship with her brilliant but self-destructive writer husband in postwar Tokyo. Based on a semi-autobiographical 1947 ... See full summary »
36. Parasyte: Part 1 (2014)
109 min | Action, Drama, Horror
The humanity is suffering from murders all over the globe, called "Mincemeat murders". High school student, Izumi Shinichi has a parasite living off him, having replaced his right hand, and he might be the discoverer of truth.
39. Nobunaga Concerto: The Movie (2016)
126 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
This adaptation to a popular manga is the story of a contemporary teenager travelling back in time to the Sengoku period of the sixteenth century. There he meets with the historical figure ... See full summary »
41. Space Brothers (2012)
129 min | Comedy
As children, two Japanese brothers promise to one day be astronauts and meet each other in space. Years later, the older one has recently lost his job when he remembers that childhood's dream his younger brother is so close to fulfilling.
43. The Ravine of Goodbye (2013)
116 min | Drama
A child's horrific murder brings to light the haunted truth of an affair between her mother and a neighbor. As a magazine reporter investigates the case, he finds that nothing is as it seems.
45. Tada's Do-It-All House (2014)
124 min | Comedy
One of the handyman duo finds himself in a jam when he ends up being the caretaker of the other's daughter, and gets caught up in the dealings of a mysterious cult.
46. Jam Films (2002)
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
"The Messenger" is a mysterious woman who appears to a mobster hiding underground to tell him about his ultimate fate. A bag with a "Kendama" ball and string toy gets mixed up with a bag of... See full summary »
Directors: Daizaburo Hanada, Jôji Iida, Shunji Iwai, Ryûhei Kitamura, Rokuro Mochizuki, Tetsuo Shinohara, Yukihiko Tsutsumi, Isao Yukisada | Stars: Natsuko Akiyama, Reila Aphrodite, Hirofumi Arai, Haruka Ayase
47. Beyond Outrage (2012)
R | 112 min | Action, Crime, Drama
As the police launch a full-scale crackdown on organized crime, it ignites a national yakuza struggle between the Sanno of the East and Hanabishi of the West.
48. Love's Whirlpool (2014)
123 min | Romance
From midnight to 5 AM, people gather at a high-end apartment in Roppongi to engage in promiscuous sexual activity. Story depicts the process of the men and women who meet for the first time there to have loveless sex.
50. Neighbour No. 13 (2005)
R | 115 min | Horror, Thriller
Jûzô Murasaki is a boy miscast in his classroom, being frequently abused, tortured, beaten and humiliated by the bully Tôru Akai and his gang of juvenile punks. After years of repression, ... See full summary »
51. Liar Game: Reborn (2012)
College graduate Yu Shinomiya is invited to the Liar Game, which has been restarted by funding from new investors. She turns to her psychology professor for help, who is none other than ... See full summary »
53. Hentai Kamen: The Abnormal Crisis (2016)
119 min | Comedy
News about the disappearance of panties is covered every day." Kyosuke (Ryohei Suzuki) still wears Aiko Completo (Fumika Shimizu) panties to battle evil. Meanwhile, Aiko has mixed emotions ... See full summary »
57. Haru wo seotte (2014)
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 »
58. Helter Skelter (2012)
127 min | Drama, Horror
Top star Ririko undergoes multiple cosmetic surgeries to her entire body. As her surgeries show side effect, Ririko makes the lives of those around her miserable as she tries to deal with her career and her personal problems.
60. Love & Loathing & Lulu & Ayano (2010)
105 min | Drama
A timid young woman who lives with her domineering mother accepts an Adult Video scout's offer to "become somebody else" by performing in porn videos. As she rises in popularity, the boundaries between her two lives begin to disintegrate.
62. The Whispering of the Gods (2005)
107 min | Drama
Rou returns to the rural seminary farm where he studied as a boy and was molested by priests. Rou has recently had a history of violence, and he brings this anger to the seminary, ... See full summary »
68. While the Women Are Sleeping (2016)
103 min | Drama
While vacationing with his wife, a writer (Hidetoshi Nishijima) begins following another man (Takeshi Kitano) and woman (Shiori Kutsuna) who are guests at the resort hotel where he stays.
72. Kanikôsen (2009)
109 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
(Japanese with English subtitles) Aboard the Japanese crab ship 'Kanikosen' equipped with a cannery facility, workers are forced to labor under pitiful conditions at minimum wages. Sick of ... See full summary »
75. A Road Stained Crimson (2012)
111 min | Drama
Professional killer Ken (Hirofumi Arai) is trying to break away from the yakuza. Taking up work at a local motorcycle shop, he forges a new life under the motherly eye of Yoko (Jun Fubuki),... See full summary »
80. The Stark Life of Yuriko Busujima (2016 TV Mini-Series)
TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
"Busujima Yuriko no Sekirara Nikki" is a late-night drama, starring Atsuko Maeda (former member from AKB48), which is one of the most provocative roles of her career by interpreting Yuriko ... See full summary »
81. Totto TV (2016 TV Mini-Series)
28 min | Comedy
Kuroyanagi Tetsuko became NHK's first television actress in 1953 (Showa 28), which was the start of television broadcasting. She has brought laughter and tears to TV viewers and many people... See full summary »
86. Sengo 70-nen: Ichiban densha ga hashitta (2015 TV Movie)
75 min | Drama, War
Shortly after the drop of the atomic bomb the Hiroshima trolley company starts to drive again to serve the people of Hiroshima. The sole remaining trolley car is driven by a 16 year old girl from a nearby school.
98. The Gutsy Frog (2015 TV Mini-Series)
54 min | Comedy
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 »