With NHK Enterprises (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Earwig and the Witch (2020 TV Movie)

PG | 82 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

4.7
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45 Metascore

An orphan girl, Earwig, is adopted by a witch and comes home to a spooky house filled with mystery and magic.

Director: Gorô Miyazaki | Stars: Jazmín Abuín, JB Blanc, Thomas Bromhead, Alex Cartañá

Votes: 2,955

2. Wife of a Spy (2020)

115 min | Drama, History, War

6.5
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79 Metascore

A Japanese merchant who leaves his wife behind in order to travel to Manchuria, where he witnesses an act of barbarism. His subsequent actions cause misunderstanding, jealousy and legal problems for his wife.

Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Stars: Yû Aoi, Issey Takahashi, Masahiro Higashide, Ryôta Bandô

Votes: 1,439

3. The Snowman (1982 TV Short)

G | 26 min | Animation, Short, Family

8.2
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On Christmas Eve, a young boy builds a snowman that comes to life and takes him to the North Pole to meet Father Christmas.

Directors: Jimmy T. Murakami, Dianne Jackson | Stars: Peter Auty, David Bowie, Raymond Briggs, Mel Smith

Votes: 13,540

4. March Comes in Like a Lion (2016–2018)

TV-PG | 25 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.4
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A 17 year old socially awkward orphaned shogi player, dealing with adult problems like financial difficulties, loneliness, and depression.

Stars: Kengo Kawanishi, Khoi Dao, Ai Kayano, Kana Hanazawa

Votes: 2,338

5. Hamlet (2009 TV Movie)

PG | 180 min | Drama

8.1
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The RSC puts a modern spin on Shakespeare's Hamlet in this filmed-for-television version of their stage production. The Prince of Denmark seeks vengeance after his father is murdered and his mother marries the murderer.

Director: Gregory Doran | Stars: David Tennant, Patrick Stewart, Penny Downie, Oliver Ford Davies

Votes: 3,349

6. Log Horizon (2013– )

TV-PG | 25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.6
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Elder Tale is an online fantasy RPG that has become popular worldwide. But when its twelfth expansion package, "Novasphere Pioneers" is installed, thirty thousand players in Japan are ... See full summary »

Stars: Jad Saxton, Mike Yager, Jôji Nakata, Andrew Love

Votes: 3,857

7. Cardcaptor Sakura (1998–2000)

TV-Y7-FV | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.0
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Sakura stumbled upon the book of Clow Cards in a library. Accidentally setting the magical cards loose, it's now up to Sakura to catch them all with her best friend Tomoyo, and Kerberos, the guardian of the cards.

Stars: Sakura Tange, Sam Vincent, Carly McKillip, Matt Hill

Votes: 4,770

8. Bakuman. (2010–2013)

24 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Moritaka Mashiro, a junior high school student, content to live out a relatively normal life as any other does, is persuaded by his classmate, Akito Takagi, to become an aspiring mangaka ... See full summary »

Stars: Jun'ichi Suwabe, Dan Green, Kevin T. Collins, Stephanie Sheh

Votes: 2,216

9. Tokyo Trial (2016)

45 min | Drama, History

7.4
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A historical drama that focuses on a decade-long investigation into events in the Pacific during and after WWII.

Stars: Tim Ahern, Paul Freeman, Serge Hazanavicius, Marcel Hensema

Votes: 1,498

10. Ronja, the Robber's Daughter (2014– )

TV-Y7-FV | 25 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.2
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The story follows Ronja, a young girl whose father is the chief of a tribe of bandits. They live in a huge castle in the forest with the bandits. In this story Ronja encounters mystical ... See full summary »

Stars: Gillian Anderson, Teresa Gallagher, Rasmus Hardiker, Giles New

Votes: 782

11. Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card Arc (2018– )

TV-PG | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card starts at the point where Cardcaptor Sakura ends, when Sakura Kinomoto starts junior high school alongside her friends, including her new boyfriend Syaoran, ... See full summary »

Stars: Monica Rial, Mikaela Krantz, Jason Liebrecht, Natalie Hoover

Votes: 618

12. The Eel (1997)

Not Rated | 117 min | Drama

7.4
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81 Metascore

A businessman kills his adulterous wife and is sent to prison. After the release, he opens a barbershop and meets new people, talking almost to no one except an eel he befriended while in prison.

Director: Shohei Imamura | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Misa Shimizu, Mitsuko Baishô, Akira Emoto

Votes: 5,839 | Gross: $0.41M

13. The House I Live In (2012)

Not Rated | 108 min | Documentary

7.9
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77 Metascore

From the dealer to the narcotics officer, the inmate to the federal judge, a penetrating look inside America's criminal justice system, revealing the profound human rights implications of U.S. drug policy.

Director: Eugene Jarecki | Stars: Eugene Jarecki, David Simon, Shanequa Benitez, William Julius Wilson

Votes: 5,281 | Gross: $0.21M

14. CardCaptors (I) (2000–2001)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Drama

8.2
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CardCaptors is the American version of the Japanese anime Card Captor Sakura. The main characters are Sakura Avalon and Li Showron, who, assisted by Keroberos (Kero), and Sakura's best ... See full summary »

Stars: Carly McKillip, Kelly Sheridan, Matt Hill, Sam Vincent

Votes: 1,161

15. Robin Hood's Big Adventure (1990–1992)

24 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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Several centuries ago in Nottingham County, a cruel and greedy baron by the name of Alwine ordered the destruction of the Huntingtons' castle - from the fire of which Robin and his cousins,... See full summary »

Stars: Kazue Ikura, Mayumi Tanaka, Ken'ichi Ogata, Toshihiko Seki

Votes: 762

16. Reservoir Chronicle: Tsubasa (2005–2010)

TV-PG | 25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.4
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Syaoran, a boy who wants to become an archeologist, and Sakura, a princess from the Clow Kingdom, are childhood friends with a close relationship. On a fateful night, Sakura lost all her ... See full summary »

Stars: Miyu Irino, Yui Makino, Daisuke Namikawa, Tetsu Inada

Votes: 1,260

17. Tokyo Trial (2017)

105 min | Drama

7.5
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Following WWII, the Dutch judge Röling becomes one of the eleven Allied judges on the Tokyo War Crimes Tribunal. The political, professional, and personal conflicts cause this to be the most important of his life.

Directors: Rob W. King, Pieter Verhoeff | Stars: Stacy Keach, Tim Ahern, Paul Freeman, Serge Hazanavicius

Votes: 244

18. The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing (2004)

TV-PG | 98 min | Documentary

7.7
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Documentary about the art of film editing. Clips are shown from many groundbreaking films with innovative editing styles.

Director: Wendy Apple | Stars: Kathy Bates, Zach Staenberg, Jodie Foster, Michael Tronick

Votes: 2,935

19. My Brother's Husband (2018)

49 min | Comedy

8.2
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After his estranged twin Ryoji's unexpected death, Yaichi is thrown for another loop when his brother's husband from Canada, Mike Flanagan, comes for a visit. His daughter Kana takes to her... See full summary »

Stars: Baruto Kaito, Ryûta Satô, Yuri Nakamura, Maharu Nemoto

Votes: 105

20. Kaze no Shoujo Emily (2007– )

25 min | Animation, Drama, History

7.5
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Emily is an orphan who gets sent to live with her relatives on Prince Edward Island after her father dies. In New Moon, she lives with her Aunt Elizabeth, Aunt Laura, and Cousin Jimmy, and ... See full summary »

Stars: Toshiko Fujita, Masako Ikeda, Tomoko Kawakami, Sachiko Kojima

Votes: 66

21. Damo (2003– )

TV-Y | 840 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.7
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Damo, a historical kdrama, revolves are three characters who are pigeon-holed by society. They each want society to change to offer different opportunities. Their lives become intertwined as they each reach for their individual destinies.

Stars: Ha Ji-Won, Seo-jin Lee, Min-Joon Kim, Gye-beom Ahn

Votes: 225

22. Cardcaptor Sakura: The Movie (1999)

Not Rated | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.4
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Ten-year old Sakura Avalon, Cardcaptor of the elusive, magical Clow Cards, unexpectedly wins a trip to Hong Kong where strange dreams lead her to an imprisoned sorceress with close connections to the creator of the cards.

Directors: Morio Asaka, Terry Klassen | Stars: Sakura Tange, Aya Hisakawa, Junko Iwao, Motoko Kumai

Votes: 1,588

23. The Long Goodbye (2014– )

58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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In this unauthorized adaptation of the novel "The Long Goodbye" by Raymond Chandler set in Tokyo during the 1950', Tamotsu is suspected of murdering his actress wife Shizuka Harada. He ... See full summary »

Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Rina Ohta, Gô Ayano, Akira Emoto

Votes: 59

24. Space Race (2005– )

240 min | Documentary, Drama

8.5
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The BBC's Space Race is a documentary/drama chronicling the major events and characters in the American/Soviet space race, leading up to the first moon landing. The series concentrates on ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Dillane, Steve Nicolson, Ravil Isyanov, Max Bollinger

Votes: 881

25. Chizuko's Younger Sister (1991)

120 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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Follows two sisters, one clumsy and ignored, the other a perfect child. After the latter dies in an accident, she returns as a ghost to guide her little sister.

Director: Nobuhiko Ôbayashi | Stars: Hikari Ishida, Tomoko Nakajima, Toshinori Omi, Tomoka Shibayama

Votes: 241

26. Mejaa (2004– )

25 min | Animation, Sport

8.2
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Honda Goro the son of a famous baseball player loves nothing more than baseball itself. His biggest dream is to show his father that he can become the best pitcher in the world despite all ... See full summary »

Stars: Kana Hanazawa, Natsumi Takamori, Shôtarô Morikubo, Masakazu Morita

Votes: 318

27. Dennou Coil (2007)

TV-14 | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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Eleven years after the introduction of internet-connected, augmented reality eyeglasses and visors, Yuuko Okonogi moves with her family to Daikoku City, the technological center of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Hilary Haag, Monica Rial, Tiffany Grant, Brittney Karbowski

Votes: 804

28. Lake Tahoe (2008)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama

6.7
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72 Metascore

A story of a teenager and the strange events that take place in his small town.

Director: Fernando Eimbcke | Stars: Diego Cataño, Hector Herrera, Daniela Valentine, Juan Carlos Lara II

Votes: 1,702 | Gross: $0.01M

29. The Last Bullet (1995 TV Movie)

90 min | Action, Drama, War

6.9
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Set during WWII, an Australian and Japanese soldier play a deadly game of Cat and mouse in a South Pacific Jungle.

Director: Michael Pattinson | Stars: Jason Donovan, Kôji Tamaki, Daniel Rigney, Kazuhiro Muroyama

Votes: 337

30. Phi Brain: Puzzle of God (2011– )

TV-14 | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.5
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Kaito Daimon and his friends must solve puzzles.

Stars: Luci Christian, David Wald, Chris Patton, Shannon Emerick

Votes: 110

31. Koshien: Japan's Field of Dreams (2019)

94 min | Documentary

7.4
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Filmmaker Ema Ryan Yamazaki follows a coach and his team as they try to win Japan's national high school baseball championship.

Director: Ema Ryan Yamazaki | Stars: Kaoru Kashiwagi, Yusei Kikuchi, Ito Kouno, Kosho Mizutani

Votes: 50

32. Kobato. (2009– )

TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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Follow the journey of a mysterious girl, as she must complete her given task to fulfill her wish. To obtain her wish she must pass the test within four seasons.

Stars: Tetsu Inada, Tomoaki Maeno, Kana Hanazawa, Fumiko Orikasa

Votes: 214

33. Fuyu no hi (2011)

Short, Drama

7.9
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Director: Hiroshi Kurosaki | Stars: Jun Fubuki, Masami Nagasawa

Votes: 342

34. The Dazzling Life of Hokusai's Daughter (2017 TV Movie)

73 min | Drama, History

6.9
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Dramatized telling of the story of Katsushika Oei, daughter of the great Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849). A great artist in her own right, but never satisfied with her own ... See full summary »

Director: Taku Katô | Stars: Aoi Miyazaki, Ryûhei Matsuda, Hiroki Miyake, Kimiko Yo

Votes: 52

35. RIN-NE (2015–2017)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

6.6
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As a child Sakura Mamiya mysteriously disappeared in the woods. She returned safe and sound, but since then she has had the power to see ghosts. At school, her always-absent classmate shows up, and he's far more than what he seems.

Stars: Kaito Ishikawa, Marina Inoue, Tesshô Genda, Hitomi Nabatame

Votes: 146

36. Kick Off (2009)

81 min | Drama

6.5
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Inside a beat up stadium in Kirkuk, Iraq, live many refugees trying to escape Sadam Hussein's administration. Asu lives with his younger brother who has lost his legs from a landmine. Next ... See full summary »

Director: Shawkat Amin Korki | Stars: Atug Asu, Shwan Attoof, Hamed Diyar, Hamajaga Hilin

Votes: 159

37. AKB48 Show! (2013–2019)

TV-G | 29 min | Comedy, Music, Reality-TV

7.2
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Enjoy the entertainment show comprised of songs, comedy skits and short dramas performed by AKB48.

Stars: Minami Takahashi, Yui Yokoyama, Rino Sashihara, Mayu Watanabe

Votes: 27

38. Kemono no Souja Erin (2009– )

25 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.6
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In the land of Ryoza, the neighboring provinces of Shin-Ou and Tai-Kou have been at peace. Queen Shinou is the ruler of Ryoza and her greatest general, Grand Duke Taikou, defends the ... See full summary »

Stars: Nanase Hoshii, Akira Ishida

Votes: 193

39. The Three Musketeers (1987–1989)

24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.5
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D'artagnan leaves Gascone and his grandparents to go to Paris to be a musketeer like his father was...

Stars: Tatsuya Matsuda, Fumi Hirano, Akira Kamiya, Mari Okamoto

Votes: 253

40. Element Hunters (2009–2010)

24 min | Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.8
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Stars: Atsuko Enomoto, Yûtarô Honjô, Sanae Kobayashi, Rikiya Koyama

Votes: 16

41. Kaidan Horror Classics (2010– )

Horror

5.7
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In national broadcaster NHK's 'ghost story,' four episodes have been compiled into two films. Each story is taken from, or at least inspired by a well-known and familiar classic Japanese ... See full summary »

Stars: Sei Ashina, Mitsuru Hirata, Haruka Igawa, Ryô Kase

Votes: 49

42. No Smoking (I) (2019)

96 min | Documentary, Music

7.3
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A Haruomi Hosono documentary movie

Director: Taketoshi Sado | Stars: Haruomi Hosono, Van Dyke Parks, Keigo Oyamada, Ryuichi Sakamoto

Votes: 24

43. Ketchup (1997–1999)

5 min | Animation

7.0
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Stars: Noeline Brown, Kearon de Clouet, Kate Fitzpatrick, Adam Kronenberg

Votes: 10

44. Legacy: The Origins of Civilization (1991– )

52 min | Documentary

8.1
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What can the past teach us about the present? Come along as charismatic historian Michael Wood (The Story of India) travels the globe to trace the origins of six great civilizations: Iraq, ... See full summary »

Star: Michael Wood

Votes: 119

45. Ashi Girl (2017)

38 min | Comedy, History

7.4
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Yui Hayakawa is a 16 year-old night school student whose only strong point is her ability to run fast. She accidentally goes back in time to the Warring States era of Japan where she makes ... See full summary »

Stars: Yuina Kuroshima, Kentaro, Yûya Matsushita, Rie Tomosaka

Votes: 47

46. Nezumi, Edo wo hashiru (2014– )

Drama

7.8
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Under the rule of Shogun Ienari, the samurais and the townspeople are all discontented and grumbling about their lot in life. Amidst all these, there lives a man by the name of Jirokichi, ... See full synopsis »

Stars: Hideaki Takizawa, Nana Katase, Taiga Kyômoto, Masahiro Takashima

Votes: 13

47. Ôoka Echizen (2013– )

59 min | Drama

2.8
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Ooka Tadasuke was a magistrate of Ise Yamada (modern day Ise City in Mie Prefecture). In 1712, he sentenced a thief who was causing a stir in the village. The culprit was a great-grandson ... See full summary »

Stars: Noriyuki Higashiyama, Masanobu Katsumura, Ryôko Kuninaka, Chieko Matsubara

Votes: 13

48. Meiyou taiyang de rizi (1990)

90 min | Documentary

7.8
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Director Shu Kei travelled to Venice, Canada, London and Hong Kong, collecting accounts of the Tiananmen impact. Among his interviewees are: award-winning Taiwanese filmmaker Hou ... See full summary »

Director: Kei Shu | Stars: Alfred Cheung, Hsiao-Hsien Hou, Deannie Ip

Votes: 31

49. Art of the Game: Ukiyo-e Heroes (2017)

TV-14 | 97 min | Documentary

8.0
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A Canadian craftsman and an American designer with a father and son generation gap collaborate to revive the ancient Japanese woodcut using pop-culture icons: Mario and Pokémon.

Director: Toru Tokikawa

Votes: 250

50. Return of Happiness (2000)

102 min | Drama

7.2
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Director: Rintaro Mayuzumi | Stars: Isao Hashizume, Rumi Hiiragi, Hisako Manda, Saburô Ishikura

Votes: 22


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