Japanese moviesby kyru-57601 | created - 24 Jan 2018 | updated - 24 Jan 2018 | Public
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2. Kamome Diner (2006)
102 min | Comedy, Drama
Where are we welcome? On a quiet street in Helsinki, Sachie has opened a diner featuring rice balls. For a month she has no customers. Then, in short order, she has her first customer, ... See full summary »
3. Toilet (2010)
109 min | Drama
Ray is a 30 something engineer obsessed with Gundam toys. He has a motto not to become close to anyone. During his mother's funeral he showed no emotions. His life is further turned upside ... See full summary »
4. Honokaa Boy (2009)
111 min | Drama, Romance
Leo who is in college and his girlfriend travel to Hawaii, but end up going their separate ways. Leo returns to the island and begins working with, among others, a number of ... See full summary »
5. Little Forest: Summer/Autumn (2014)
111 min | Drama
Ichiko (Ai Hashimoto) lived in a big city, but goes back to her small hometown Komori, located on a mountain in the Tohoku region. She is self-sufficient. Ichiko gains energy living among ... See full summary »
6. Tampopo (1985)
Not Rated | 114 min | Comedy
A truck driver stops at a small family-run noodle shop and decides to help its fledgling business. The story is intertwined with various vignettes about the relationship of love and food.
Votes: 13,302 | Gross: $0.22M
8. Our Little Sister (2015)
PG | 127 min | Drama, Family
A story that revolves around three sisters who live in their grandmother's home and the arrival of their thirteen-year-old half sister.
Votes: 9,647 | Gross: $0.46M
9. One Million Yen and the Nigamushi Woman (2008)
121 min | Drama
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.
10. Rebirth (2011)
147 min | Drama
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.
11. The Great Passage (2013)
134 min | Drama
Majime, an eccentric man in publishing company, who has unique ability of words, joins the team that will compile a new dictionary, 'The Great Passage.' In the eclectic team, he becomes ... See full summary »
12. Suite Dreams (2006)
136 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
New Year's Eve at a posh hotel and all should be shipshape. It is not. There is the traditional party, an official ceremony, entertainment and a special dinner planned and yet there is ... See full summary »
13. The Magic Hour (2008)
136 min | Comedy
A hustler who gets in trouble with a gang boss in the port town of Sukago agrees to make good with the don by putting him in contact with a mysterious hitman -- an assassin the hustler has ... See full summary »
14. Fish Story (2009)
112 min | Action, Comedy, Music
Several seemingly unrelated but surprisingly connected tales explain how a Japanese band that independently invented punk rock in 1975 will, 37 years later, ultimately save the world from destruction by comet.
15. Memories of Matsuko (2006)
130 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
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.
17. Glasses (2007)
106 min | Comedy, Drama
Taeko is a stressed career woman who leaves her life in the city for an island vacation. The vacation does not become what she expected as everyone on the island is strange.
19. Shiawase no pan (2012)
114 min | Comedy, Drama
A couple decide to relocate from Tokyo to the northern island of Hokkaido where they settle and establish a bakery and café called Mani. One cooks. The other bakes. Everyone walks out happy... See full summary »
20. Funky Forest: The First Contact (2005)
150 min | Comedy
An outrageous collection of surreal, short attention span non-sequiturs largely revolving around Guitar Brother, his randy older sibling, and the pair's portly Caucasian brother.
21. Fireworks (1997)
103 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Nishi leaves the police in the face of harrowing personal and professional difficulties. Spiraling into depression, he makes questionable decisions.
Votes: 24,774 | Gross: $0.23M