With Hakuhodo (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Akira (1988)

R | 124 min | Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.1
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A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath who can only be stopped by two teenagers and a group of psychics.

Director: Katsuhiro Ôtomo | Stars: Mitsuo Iwata, Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Tesshô Genda

Votes: 141,411 | Gross: $0.55M

2. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)

PG | 117 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

8.1
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86 Metascore

Warrior and pacifist Princess Nausicaä desperately struggles to prevent two warring nations from destroying themselves and their dying planet.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki | Stars: Sumi Shimamoto, Mahito Tsujimura, Hisako Kyôda, Gorô Naya

Votes: 129,075 | Gross: $0.50M

3. Whisper of the Heart (1995)

G | 111 min | Animation, Drama, Family

8.0
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A love story between a girl who loves reading books, and a boy who has previously checked out all of the library books she chooses.

Director: Yoshifumi Kondô | Stars: Yoko Honna, Issey Takahashi, Takashi Tachibana, Shigeru Muroi

Votes: 40,999

4. The Cat Returns (2002)

G | 75 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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After helping a cat, a 17-year-old girl finds herself involuntarily engaged to a cat prince in a magical world where her only hope of freedom lies with a dapper cat statuette come to life.

Director: Hiroyuki Morita | Stars: Chizuru Ikewaki, Yoshihiko Hakamada, Aki Maeda, Takayuki Yamada

Votes: 39,637

5. Pulse (2001)

R | 119 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.6
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70 Metascore

Two groups of people discover evidence that suggests spirits may be trying to invade the human world through the Internet.

Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Stars: Haruhiko Katô, Kumiko Asô, Koyuki, Kurume Arisaka

Votes: 14,649 | Gross: $0.05M

6. The Twilight Samurai (2002)

129 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.1
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82 Metascore

As the feudal Japan era draws to a close, a widower samurai experiences difficulty balancing 2 young daughters, an aged mother, clan loyalties, and the sudden reappearance of his childhood sweetheart.

Director: Yôji Yamada | Stars: Hiroyuki Sanada, Rie Miyazawa, Nenji Kobayashi, Ren Osugi

Votes: 20,630

7. Pom Poko (1994)

PG | 119 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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A community of magical shape-shifting raccoon dogs struggle to prevent their forest home from being destroyed by urban development.

Director: Isao Takahata | Stars: Shinchô Kokontei, Makoto Nonomura, Yuriko Ishida, Norihei Miki

Votes: 19,666

8. My Tomorrow, Your Yesterday (2016)

111 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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Takatoshi Minamiyama majors in art at an university in Kyoto. On the train to the school, he sees Emi Fukuju and falls in love with her at first sight. Gathering up all his courage, he ... See full summary »

Director: Takahiro Miki | Stars: Sôta Fukushi, Nana Komatsu, Masahiro Higashide, Yûki Yamada

Votes: 2,707

9. Sweet Bean (2015)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama

7.4
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60 Metascore

Burdened with a heavy and ever-increasing debt, a dorayaki baker hires a kind ageing woman, after tasting her delicious surprise. Little by little, she unravels her beautiful inner world. Could she be holding the secret to his success?

Director: Naomi Kawase | Stars: Kirin Kiki, Masatoshi Nagase, Kyara Uchida, Miki Mizuno

Votes: 7,251 | Gross: $0.12M

10. One Point O (2004)

R | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.1
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After receiving mysterious empty packages inside his apartment, a young computer-programmer begins a personal investigation into their origins.

Directors: Jeff Renfroe, Marteinn Thorsson | Stars: Richard Rees, Jeremy Sisto, Udo Kier, Deborah Kara Unger

Votes: 5,350

11. My Neighbors the Yamadas (1999)

PG | 104 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.3
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The life and misadventures of a family in contemporary Japan.

Director: Isao Takahata | Stars: Yukiji Asaoka, Tôru Masuoka, Masako Araki, Hayato Isohata

Votes: 8,997

12. Let Me Eat Your Pancreas (2017)

115 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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A high school girl with a terminal illness opts to make the most of her few remaining months, be cheerful and experience as much as possible before it is all too late. She has a crush on a ... See full summary »

Director: Shô Tsukikawa | Stars: Minami Hamabe, Takumi Kitamura, Shun Oguri, Keiko Kitagawa

Votes: 1,443

13. The Fifth Mind (2007)

Not Rated | 74 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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"The 5th Mind" is a harrowing portrait of two siblings torn apart by a shared childhood experience. One sibling has completely blocked abuse, incest and madness. The other has created 5 minds to deal with the pain.

Director: Naoko Tajima | Stars: Jack Diamond, Julia Duvall, Victoria Gilson, Stanford Kamau

Votes: 76

14. Mushi-Shi: The Movie (2006)

131 min | Fantasy

6.2
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A wandering mystical doctor passes through remote regions of Japan uncovering supernatural creatures called the Mushi and curing people of their effects.

Director: Katsuhiro Ôtomo | Stars: Joe Odagiri, Nao Ohmori, Yû Aoi, Lily

Votes: 992

15. Gamera: Guardian of the Universe (1995)

Unrated | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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A hibernating species of giant carnivorous birds is awakened on a Japanese island shortly after the military encounters an unidentified mass moving beneath the water off-shore.

Director: Shûsuke Kaneko | Stars: Tsuyoshi Ihara, Akira Onodera, Shinobu Nakayama, Ayako Fujitani

Votes: 2,468

16. Gamera 3: Revenge of Iris (1999)

Not Rated | 108 min | Action, Sci-Fi

7.4
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In a small Japanese village, a young woman discovers the means for her revenge, while Gyaos birds are sighted around the world and humankind debates Gamera's allegiance.

Director: Shûsuke Kaneko | Stars: Shinobu Nakayama, Ai Maeda, Yukijirô Hotaru, Ayako Fujitani

Votes: 2,066

17. Café Funiculi Funicula (2018)

Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.0
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Kazu works for family at a café. There is a belief that occupying a specific table seat at a table allows the occupant to travel back in time. While the traveller can choose the destination... See full summary »

Director: Ayuko Tsukahara | Stars: Kasumi Arimura, Motoki Fukami, Haru, Kento Hayashi

Votes: 305

18. Orange (2015)

139 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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A girl mysteriously receives advice from her future self and as a result her group of friends, along with a newly arrived, troubled classmate, learn how to be better friends and a better community.

Director: Kôjirô Hashimoto | Stars: Tao Tsuchiya, Kento Yamazaki, Ryô Ryûsei, Hirona Yamazaki

Votes: 960

19. Shall We Dance? (1996)

PG | 136 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.7
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68 Metascore

A successful but unhappy Japanese accountant finds the missing passion in his life when he begins to secretly take ballroom dance lessons.

Director: Masayuki Suo | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Tamiyo Kusakari, Naoto Takenaka, Eri Watanabe

Votes: 10,029 | Gross: $9.68M

20. What a Wonderful Family! II (2017)

113 min | Comedy

7.0
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In this sequel to the first It's A Wonderful Family, the characters who are still based on those in Tokyo Family (which itself was based on Tokyo Story), are a couple of years older with ... See full summary »

Director: Yôji Yamada | Stars: Isao Hashizume, Kazuko Yoshiyuki, Masahiko Nishimura, Shôzô Hayashiya

Votes: 407

21. Josee, the Tiger and the Fish (2003)

116 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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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 »

Director: Isshin Inudô | Stars: Satoshi Tsumabuki, Chizuru Ikewaki, Juri Ueno, Hirofumi Arai

Votes: 1,259

22. Helter Skelter (2012)

127 min | Drama, Horror

6.4
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Top star Lilico undergoes multiple cosmetic surgeries to her entire body. As her surgeries show side effect, Lilico makes the lives of those around her miserable as she tries to deal with her career and her personal problems.

Director: Mika Ninagawa | Stars: Erika Sawajiri, Kiko Mizuhara, Nao Ohmori, Gô Ayano

Votes: 1,647

23. Marmalade Boy (2018)

127 min | Romance

6.1
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Two sets of parents divorce and marry each other, while their children Miki and Yuu are caught in the middle and start falling for each other.

Director: Ryuichi Hiroki | Stars: Hinako Sakurai, Ryô Yoshizawa, Rei Dan, Nina Endô

Votes: 132

24. Crying Out Love in the Center of the World (2004)

138 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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While searching for his fiancee Ritsuko, Sakutarou rediscovers through flashbacks the void deep within him caused by the events from his high school days.

Director: Isao Yukisada | Stars: Takao Ohsawa, Ko Shibasaki, Masami Nagasawa, Mirai Moriyama

Votes: 2,632

25. You Shine in the Moonlight (2019)

Drama, Romance

1.9
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Takuya Okada is a high school student. He visits his classmate Mamizu Watarase in the hospital. Mamizu suffers from the mysterious ailment "Luminescence disease." People who have the ... See full summary »

Director: Shô Tsukikawa | Stars: Takumi Kitamura, Mei Nagano, Kyoko Hasegawa, Tomoko Ikuta

Votes: 38

26. Cyborg 009 (2001–2002)

160 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.5
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Nine super-powered cyborg soldiers join forces to combat Black Ghost, the terrorist organization which they were originally created to serve.

Stars: Mugihito, Takahiro Sakurai, Satsuki Yukino, Simon Prescott

Votes: 365

27. Chinese Odyssey 2002 (2002)

97 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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In Ming Dynasty China, two pairs of siblings are destined for each other. But fate throws countless obstacles in the path of their happiness. One pair is high-born: the young Emperor and ... See full summary »

Director: Jeffrey Lau | Stars: Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Faye Wong, Wei Zhao, Chen Chang

Votes: 2,206

28. Hollywood Hong-Kong (2001)

108 min | Comedy

6.9
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A prostitute named Tong Tong enters the life of a man who runs a barbecue pork restaurant and quickly begins to ruin his life, as well as the life of his two rotund sons, and a local gangster.

Director: Fruit Chan | Stars: Xun Zhou, Glen Chin, You-Nam Wong, Sze Ping Leung

Votes: 601

29. The Snow White Murder Case (2014)

126 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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A young woman who works at cosmetic company becomes the prime suspect after her beautiful co-worker is murdered.

Director: Yoshihiro Nakamura | Stars: Mao Inoue, Gô Ayano, Nanao, Misako Renbutsu

Votes: 1,401

30. What a Wonderful Family! (2016)

108 min | Comedy

6.9
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A husband (Isao Hashizume) and wife (Kazuko Yoshiyuki) have been married for 50 years. For her birthday, the husband asks the wife what she wants for her birthday present. She replies that ... See full summary »

Director: Yôji Yamada | Stars: Isao Hashizume, Kazuko Yoshiyuki, Masahiko Nishimura, Yui Natsukawa

Votes: 789

31. The Little House (2014)

136 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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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.

Director: Yôji Yamada | Stars: Takako Matsu, Haru Kuroki, Isao Hashizume, Kazuko Yoshiyuki

Votes: 954

32. The Forest of Wool and Steel (2018)

134 min | Drama, Music

6.5
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When high school student Tomura Naoki met piano tuner Itadori Soichiro at his school in Hokkaido, he could smell the forest from the piano tuned by Soichiro. Touched, the boy decides to ... See full summary »

Director: Kôjirô Hashimoto | Stars: Keiko Horiuchi, Moka Kamishiraishi, Mone Kamishiraishi, Ken Mitsuishi

Votes: 81

33. Eye in the Sky (2007)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.8
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With the nickname Peggy, a new recruit is mentored by Dog-Head, while undergoing on-job training while tracking down a gang of well organized armed heist robbers. The police use the surveillance cameras trying to track their identities.

Director: Nai-Hoi Yau | Stars: Simon Yam, Tony Ka Fai Leung, Kate Tsui, Suet Lam

Votes: 1,702

34. Penguin's Memory - Shiawase monogatari (1985)

102 min | Animation, Romance

7.6
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Returning from the Delta War, Mike Davis is left traumatized and adrift in life. Leaving his home town, he eventually winds up in Lake City and takes a quiet job in the local library. There... See full summary »

Director: Shinji Kimura | Stars: Takeshi Aono, Kai Atô, Yumiko Fujita, Tako Hachirô

Votes: 41

35. High School Debut (2011)

93 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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Haruna who devoted herself to softball decide to find a boyfriend in high school by instruction from Yoh, who is willingly to teach her how to get a boyfriend but with only one condition, don't fall in love with him at all.

Director: Tsutomu Hanabusa | Stars: Junpei Mizobata, Ito Ohno, Masaki Suda, Rina Aizawa

Votes: 495

36. The Diary of Anne Frank (1995)

102 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

6.4
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During World War II, a teenage Jewish girl named Anne Frank and her family are forced into hiding in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands.

Director: Akinori Nagaoka | Stars: Fumie Kashiyama, Gô Katô, Tetsuko Kuroyanagi, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi

Votes: 141

37. Adventures of the Little Koala (1984–1988)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Family

7.6
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Roobear, a smart and athletic koala, had various adventures along with his friends and family.

Stars: Steven Bednarski, Toshiko Fujita, Yoshie Asai, Philip Pretten

Votes: 101

38. Moonlight Express (1999)

101 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.3
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A Japanese woman named Hitomi who lost her fiancé in a car crash meets a Chinese man named Karbo who looks exactly like him who himself is on the run from the police after being framed.

Director: Daniel Lee | Stars: Leslie Cheung, Takako Tokiwa, Yuka Hoshino, Austin Wai

Votes: 338

39. Boogiepop and Others (2000)

109 min | Horror

5.9
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Female students are disappearing and a rumor is going around that a Shinigami is killing them. However, one girl named Nagi Kirima who doesn't fear death or darkness streets to solve what ... See full summary »

Director: Ryu Kaneda | Stars: Sayaka Yoshino, Maya Kurosu, Daijiro Kawaoka, Ayana Sakai

Votes: 145

40. Arion (1986)

118 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.6
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Arion begins with his journey to discover a world of poverty and horror where ordinary people are barely surviving through the war. He falls in love with a blind slave girl who is then ... See full summary »

Director: Yoshikazu Yasuhiko | Stars: Shigeru Nakahara, Miki Takahashi, Mayumi Tanaka, Hirotaka Suzuoki

Votes: 219

41. Nagasaki: Memories of My Son (2015)

130 min | Drama

6.5
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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 »

Director: Yôji Yamada | Stars: Sayuri Yoshinaga, Kazunari Ninomiya, Haru Kuroki, Tadanobu Asano

Votes: 344

42. Letter from the Mountain (2002)

127 min | Drama

7.1
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An urban Japanese couple decide to move to the country.

Director: Takashi Koizumi | Stars: Akira Terao, Kanako Higuchi, Shoji Arano, Hisashi Igawa

Votes: 151

43. Gô-hime (1992)

142 min | Drama, History

7.1
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Chronicles the trials and tribulations of Oribe, the successor to tea-master Rikyu, Usu, his gardener, and Princess Goh, who attempt to balance artistic expression and duty amid political intrigue in feudal Japan.

Director: Hiroshi Teshigahara | Stars: Rie Miyazawa, Tatsuya Nakadai, Toshiya Nagasawa, Kôshirô Matsumoto

Votes: 177

44. The Prisoner of Sakura (2019)

111 min | Drama, History, Romance

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With all the unrest and uncertainty in the world today, now feels as good a time as any for a movie portraying good will and love between people from opposing countries. The film is a love ... See full summary »

Director: Masaki Inoue | Stars: Junko Abe, Andrei Dementiev, Aleksandr Domogarov, Hana Ebise

45. The Blue Light (2003)

116 min | Drama, Crime, Romance

7.3
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A 17 y.o. Japanese secondary school student is living happily with his mom and sister but one day his stepdad returns, drunk much of the time and cruel to his mom and sister. Is there such a thing as the perfect murder?

Director: Yukio Ninagawa | Stars: Kazunari Ninomiya, Aya Matsuura, Kumiko Akiyoshi, Kansai Yamamoto

Votes: 820

46. Samurai Hustle (2014)

119 min | Action, Comedy, History

6.2
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During the reign of the eighth shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate, the Yunagaya Domain in the Tohoku region is a small han. But at the han, there is a gold mine. Suddenly, Masaatsu Naito of ... See full summary »

Director: Katsuhide Motoki | Stars: Kuranosuke Sasaki, Kyoko Fukada, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Masahiko Nishimura

Votes: 185

47. Another Heaven (2000)

R | 132 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.0
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A pair of hard-boiled Tokyo cops are investigating a gruesome murder: after killing the victim, the murderer cut his skull open and cooked his brain in a stew. As they try to track down the... See full summary »

Director: Jôji Iida | Stars: Yôsuke Eguchi, Miwako Ichikawa, Takashi Kashiwabara, Yukiko Okamoto

Votes: 677

48. I'm Only Looking: The Best of INXS (2004 Video)

240 min | Documentary, Music

8.0
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I'm Only Looking is a two-disc compilation DVD by INXS. Disc one contains a number of official videos with commentaries for their most famous hits, and the second disc features a number of remastered live and studio rarities.

Directors: Paul Boyd, Hamish Cameron, Claudia Castle, Emma-Kate Croghan, Troy Davies, Nick Egan, Howard Greenhalgh, Scott Hicks, Clayton Jacobson, Soren Jensen, Richard Lowenstein, Matt Mahurin, David Mallet, Gary L. Page, Mark Pellington, Alex Proyas, Joel Schumacher, Peter Sinclair, Karl Steinberg, Walter A. Stern, Big T.V., Baillie Walsh, Yasuhiko Yamamoto | Stars: Michael Hutchence, Garry Beers, Ray Charles, Andrew Farriss

Votes: 89

49. Ghiblies: Episode 2 (2002 Video)

G | 24 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.2
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Ghiblies are back!, and we get to see the Ghibli staff eating extra hot curry for lunch and more of Nonaka's first love all in a sequel of one of Studio Ghibli's most unique set of shorts.

Director: Yoshiyuki Momose | Stars: Masahiko Nishimura, Kyôka Suzuki, Arata Furuta, Satoru Saitô

Votes: 222

50. The Go Master (2006)

104 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.3
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68 Metascore

A Chinese man becomes an expert player of the traditional game of Go.

Director: Zhuangzhuang Tian | Stars: Chen Chang, Sylvia Chang, Akira Emoto, Aki Fujî

Votes: 489


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