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1. Her Granddaughter (2014)
119 min | Drama
In the wake of her grandmother's death, Tsugumi Dozono, who used to work at a large electronics company in Tokyo, decides to move from to the home her grandmother left behind, in the ... See full summary »
2. Kabukichô Love Hotel (2014)
135 min | Drama, Romance
Over one day at this love hotel in Shinjuku, Tokyo - where guests have the choice of staying for a short time or overnight - the dreams and desires of these characters intersect while aspiring for something greater.
3. The Drudgery Train (2012)
112 min | Comedy, Drama
Kitamichi is a 19-year-old labor worker. He develops feelings for Yasuko who works in a used used bookstore, but he has never had a girlfriend. He also befriends Kusakabe, but jealousy soon threatens their friendship.
4. Wood Job! (2014)
116 min | Adventure, Comedy
After failing his university entrance examinations and being left by his girlfriend, Yuki Hirano decides to join a forestry training program only to discover that the job is much harder ... See full summary »
5. The Little House (2014)
136 min | Drama, Romance
A woman looks back on her family's life in Tokyo before and during WWII. A maid arrives from the countryside to work for an upper middle class family. She fits in well, but everyone's emotions are stirred up with the arrival of a student.
6. About Her Brother (I) (2010)
126 min | Drama
Ginko seems to be living the good life: She's the respectable owner of a neighborhood drug store in Tokyo, and her daughter Koharu is about to get married to a doctor. However, Koharu's ... See full summary »
7. A Bride for Rip Van Winkle (2016)
179 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Nanami is an apathetic, part-time junior high school teacher, whose only solace comes from connecting with others on "Planet", a new social network service. One day, a young man named ... See full summary »
9. Nagasaki: Memories of My Son (2015)
130 min | Drama
Set in post-World War II Japan, midwife Nobuko is resolved to move on as she stands at the grave of her son Koji who died, alongside thousands of others, when the Americans dropped an ... See full summary »
10. The Whispering Star (2015)
100 min | Sci-Fi
A feminine android delivers packages to the scattered humans in the galaxy. With years to spare the android and us have time to contemplate what it is to be human.
11. Crying Out Love in the Center of the World (2004)
138 min | Drama, Romance
While searching for his fiancee Ritsuko, Sakutarou rediscovers through flashbacks the void deep within him caused by the events from his high school days.
14. Wet Woman in the Wind (2016)
Not Rated | 77 min | Drama, Romance
When a successful, but tired Tokyo-based playwright who has sworn off easy women and casual encounters takes refuge in the countryside, his plans are disrupted by a horny woman who pedals fast into his life and is unrelenting.
15. Over the Fence (2016)
112 min | Adventure, Drama
A recently divorced and traumatized man moves to Hakodate, Hokkaido and attends a vocational college to learn carpentry along with several other students who are in the same boat as he. ... See full summary »
16. My Dad and Mr. Ito (2016)
119 min | Drama
He is rejected by his sister when the brother floats the idea that their father move from his house to her apartment. The father has other ideas however and shows up unannounced at her ... See full summary »
17. At the Terrace (2016)
95 min | Comedy
With a party underway at the company director's house a young man is bedazzled by a woman who, alongside her husband, are in attendance. This not only prompts the object of the man's ... See full summary »
18. Sway (2006)
120 min | Crime, Drama
On the anniversary of the death of the mother of a hip and happening Tokyo-based photographer, the son returns to his hometown for the funeral. What follows is a return to the past that is ... See full summary »
20. Dreams for Sale (2012)
134 min | Crime, Drama
After losing their restaurant in a fire, a husband and wife come up with a strange plan to rebuild their shattered finances: marrying the husband off to a series of lonely women and defrauding them.
21. 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.
22. 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.
23. My Uncle (2016)
110 min | Comedy
What do part-time philosophy professors do other than loaf about, philosophize part-time, be dolts, stay in a spare room in the home of the brother and an annoyed sister-in-law? How ... See full summary »
25. Sketches of Kaitan City (2010)
Not Rated | 152 min | Drama
In the city of Kaitan, during the winter, the local shipyard is downsized and workers are laid off. Futa (Pistol Takehara) lives with his younger sister Honami (Mitsuki Tanimura. He loses ... See full summary »
27. Side Job. (2017)
120 min | Drama
Based on the novel "Kanojo no Jinsei wa Machigai ja Nai" (literal translation: Her life is not at fault) by Director Hiroki, it is a powerful story of survivors, who are all trying to find their own silver linings in life.
29. Love on Sunday (2006)
89 min | Drama
A girl is dying, Girl wants to recall her childhood and a childhood friend who is her crush. Girl leaves the city to her hometown and stays with a said childhood friend who is her crush. A ... See full summary »
30. The Long Excuse (2016)
124 min | Drama
Based on a book by writer - director Miwa Nishikawa, a recently widowed writer ( Masahiro Motoki,Departures)whose wife died in a bus crash comes to terms with his grief,or lack of it, in ... See full summary »
31. Sheidî gurôvu (1999)
99 min | Drama, Romance
Rika, a bright, attractive, and driven young woman, is intent on marrying her dreamy boyfriend Seiichi Ono who is not only tall and handsome but also an up-and-coming executive. One day, Ono abruptly dumps her.
32. Wild Life (1997)
102 min | Comedy, Thriller
An ex-boxer working for a game parlor owner gets caught up in a complex blackmail operation he doesn't understand. Before long he's caught between two yakuza bosses and a mysterious thief ... See full summary »
33. Asako I & II (2018)
Not Rated | 119 min | Drama, Romance
Asako lives in Osaka. She falls in love with Baku, a free-spirit. One day, Baku suddenly disappears. Two years later, Asako now lives in Tokyo and meets Ryohei. He looks just like Baku, but has a completely different personality.
34. Happy Hour (2015)
317 min | Drama
Four women. All in their 30s. Three married, one divorcee. They are able to tell each other anything. Or at least they thought. One day, after losing in divorce court, one of them gives up ... See full summary »