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1. Kwaidan (1964)

Not Rated | 183 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.0
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A collection of four Japanese folk tales with supernatural themes.

Director: Masaki Kobayashi | Stars: Rentarô Mikuni, Michiyo Aratama, Misako Watanabe, Kenjirô Ishiyama

Votes: 11,961

2. Miss Hokusai (2015)

PG-13 | 93 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

6.7
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The life and works of Japanese artist and ukiyo-e painter Katsushika Hokusai, as seen from the eyes of his daughter, Katsushika O-Ei.

Directors: Keiichi Hara, Stephanie Sheh, Michael Sinterniklaas | Stars: Yutaka Matsushige, Anne Watanabe, Erica Lindbeck, Richard Epcar

Votes: 1,988 | Gross: $0.22M

3. The Barbarian and the Geisha (1958)

TV-G | 105 min | Adventure, Drama, History

5.6
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In 1856, the first U.S. Consul General to Japan encounters the hostility of the local authorities and the love of a young geisha.

Director: John Huston | Stars: John Wayne, Eiko Ando, Sam Jaffe, Sô Yamamura

Votes: 1,494

4. Irezumi (1966)

86 min | Drama

7.2
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A seductive woman gets kidnapped into prostitution. After getting a spider tattoo made on her back, she grows vengeful, leaving several men in her path.

Director: Yasuzô Masumura | Stars: Ayako Wakao, Akio Hasegawa, Gaku Yamamoto, Kei Satô

Votes: 605

5. Kaidan (2007)

Unrated | 115 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

6.3
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Japan, 250 years ago. Soetsu is a moneylender who is killed by the cruel samurai Shinzaemon. His body is dumped in the Kasenega-Fuchi river. According to legend, all who drown in the river ... See full summary »

Director: Hideo Nakata | Stars: Kumiko Asô, Takaaki Enoki, Leona Hirota, Teisui Ichiryûsai

Votes: 929

6. The Ghost of Yotsuya (1959)

76 min | Horror

7.1
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The ghost of a samurai's wife takes revenge on her husband.

Director: Nobuo Nakagawa | Stars: Shigeru Amachi, Noriko Kitazawa, Katsuko Wakasugi, Shuntarô Emi

Votes: 957

7. Inochi bô ni furô (1971)

121 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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The story takes place in feudal Japan, when any commerce with the rest of the world was strictly prohibited. An idealist suddenly appears in an isolated inn (the one that the title refers ... See full summary »

Director: Masaki Kobayashi | Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Komaki Kurihara, Wakako Sakai, Kan'emon Nakamura

Votes: 318

8. Jin (2009– )

54 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

8.3
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The story follows a brain surgeon named, Minakata Jin, who has spent the last two years in anguish, as his fiancee lies in a vegetative state after an operation he performed. One day, he ... See full summary »

Stars: Miki Nakatani, Takao Ohsawa, Haruka Ayase, Keisuke Koide

Votes: 295

9. Sexy Timetrip Ninjas (1984)

65 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.3
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1615. Ninja Sarutobi Sasuke is assigned the task of finding a hidden treasure that will restore his clan to their full power. However, sexy ninja warrior Kagero stands in Sasuke's way. ... See full summary »

Director: Yôjirô Takita | Stars: Yûka Takemura, Arisa Shindo, Yûko Aoki, Yutaka Ikejima

Votes: 58

10. Ôoku (2010)

116 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.4
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In the year 1716 a mysterious epidemic strickens the country of Japan, dropping the population of men to 1/4th of its prior state. With the drastic reduction of men, more and more families ... See full synopsis »

Director: Fuminori Kaneko | Stars: Ko Shibasaki, Kazunari Ninomiya, Hiroshi Tamaki, Maki Horikita

Votes: 278

11. Eijanaika (1981)

151 min | Drama

7.0
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Near the turbulent end of the Edo era, a man returning to Japan after exile in America searches for his wife and becomes swept up in the current of revolution in this incisive period drama from the great Shohei Imamura.

Director: Shôhei Imamura | Stars: Shigeru Izumiya, Kaori Momoi, Masao Kusakari, Ken Ogata

Votes: 453

12. Koushoku ichidai otoko (1991 Video)

55 min | Animation, Drama, Romance

7.1
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A man's erotic encounter with a courtesan in the 1700s.

Director: Yukio Abe

Votes: 51

13. Chonmage purin (2010)

108 min | Comedy

7.2
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Kidzhima Yasube, the Samurai of the period Edo, is postponed to 180 years ahead to Japan of our days. There he meets the divorced woman Hiroko and her son Tomoyey. She invites Yasube to ... See full summary »

Director: Yoshihiro Nakamura | Stars: Ryô Nishikido, Fuku Suzuki, Rie Tomosaka, Keisuke Horibe

Votes: 468

14. One Piece Jidaigeki Special: Luffy Oyabun Torimonocho (2005 TV Movie)

42 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

7.4
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It's the Fuedal Era in Japan. And all the characters you know and love are living in their own different life styles of this time period. Nami(Onami) & Sanji run their own restaurant called... See full summary »

Stars: Shigeru Chiba, Jin Domon, Moriya Endo, Masato Heiya

Votes: 126

15. Ôedo Reipuman (1996 Video)

76 min | Action, Comedy

6.9
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Director: Naoki Uesugi | Stars: Chikako Aoyama, Ritsuko Inao, Sakiko Mamiya, Kei Mizutani

Votes: 11

16. Mayonaka no Yaji-san Kita-san (2005)

124 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.5
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Yaji and Kita are two men who live in Edo. They are deeply in love. Yaji is married to a woman, while Kita is an actor addicted to various drugs.

Director: Kankurô Kudô | Stars: Tomoya Nagase, Shichinosuke Nakamura, Sadao Abe, Aja

Votes: 366

17. Sakuradamon-gai no hen (2010)

137 min | History

6.1
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The Sakurada Gate Incident recounts the story of Mito Domain Samurai coming off house arrest named Seki Tetsunosuke (played by Osawa Takao). He along with other prominent Mito Clansmen are ... See full summary »

Director: Jun'ya Satô | Stars: Takao Ohsawa, Kyoko Hasegawa, Minosuke Bandô, Akira Emoto

Votes: 48

18. Ôoku: Eien - Emonnosuke · Tsunayoshi-hen (2012)

124 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

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Director: Fuminori Kaneko | Stars: Toshiyuki Nishida, Masaaki Sakai, Machiko Ono, Masato Sakai

Votes: 62

19. Ohtori-jo no hanayome (1958)

86 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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Director: Sadatsugu Matsuda | Stars: Harue Akagi, Ushio Akashi, Hideo Azuma, Kensaku Hara

Votes: 13

20. Ôedo Reipuman: Nyoin shokeinin (1996 Video)

74 min

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Director: Naoki Uesugi | Stars: Chikako Aoyama, Ayane Miura, Takumi Nishio, Minako Ogawa

21. Ôedo roketto (2007– )

Animation

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Stars: Melinda Wood Allen, Greg Ayres, Tia Lynn Ballard, Jonathan Brooks

Votes: 28

22. Ashura 2003 (2015)

168 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

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It is the Edo period in Japan and all seems peaceful. There is a war brewing between demons and humans however. Lead by captain Izumo Wakuraba , a squad of samurai were ready, but the ... See full summary »

Stars: Somegorô Ichikawa, Yûki Amami, Jun Hashimoto, Tsuyoshi Ihara

23. Ôoku: Tanjô - Arikoto · Iemitsu-hen (2012– )

Drama, Sci-Fi

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Stars: Masato Sakai, Mikako Tabe, Kôki Tanaka, Hiroyuki Hirayama

Votes: 19

24. Fists of Absinthe (2015)

21 min | Short, Action

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On his maiden trip to Japan, a Samurai-obsessed American named Frank is taken to a local, hole-in-the-wall bar by his friend, Hiro. After being rejected by the first local girl he speaks to... See full summary »

Director: Brian Parker | Stars: Tomoko Hayakawa, Chuck Johnson, Masahito Kawahata

25. Mikan-bune (1927)

8 min | Animation, Short

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Director: Noburô Ôfuji

Votes: 7

26. Ôedo sôsamô (1970–1980)

Action

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Stars: Tetsurô Sagawa, Takeya Nakamura, Ryô Kurosawa, Eiko Ezaki



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