With Hakuhodo DY Media Partners (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Ponyo (2008)
G | 101 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A five-year-old boy develops a relationship with Ponyo, a young goldfish princess who longs to become a human after falling in love with him.
Votes: 108,069 | Gross: $15.09M
2. The Secret World of Arrietty (2010)
G | 94 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
The Clock family are four-inch-tall people who live anonymously in another family's residence, borrowing simple items to make their home. Life changes for the Clocks when their teenage daughter, Arrietty, is discovered.
Votes: 68,723 | Gross: $19.20M
3. Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (2006–2012)
TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
After being given a mysterious power to control others, an outcast prince becomes the masked leader of the rebellion against an all powerful empire
4. The Wind Rises (2013)
PG-13 | 126 min | Animation, Biography, Drama
A look at the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II.
Votes: 61,421 | Gross: $5.21M
5. When Marnie Was There (2014)
PG | 103 min | Animation, Drama, Family
A 12-year-old girl is sent to the country for health reasons, where she meets an unlikely friend in the form of Marnie, a young girl with long, flowing blonde hair. As the friendship ... See full summary »
Votes: 24,896 | Gross: $0.77M
7. Mary and the Witch's Flower (2017)
PG | 103 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Based on "The Little Broomstick" by Mary Stewart, a strange flower grants a girl magic powers.
Votes: 8,840 | Gross: $2.42M
8. The Tale of The Princess Kaguya (2013)
PG | 137 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter and his wife, a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady. The mysterious young princess enthralls all who encounter her, but ultimately she must confront her fate, the punishment for her crime.
Votes: 29,379 | Gross: $1.51M
9. From Up on Poppy Hill (2011)
PG | 91 min | Animation, Drama, Family
A group of Yokohama teens look to save their school's clubhouse from the wrecking ball in preparations for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics.
Votes: 26,773 | Gross: $1.00M
11. I Am a Hero (2015)
TV-MA | 126 min | Action, Horror
One day, after returning from work late in the evening, Hideo witnesses a traffic accident in which a car crashes into a nearby pedestrian, killing the victim instantly. However, despite ... See full summary »
13. Confessions (2010)
Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, Thriller
A psychological thriller of a grieving mother turned cold-blooded avenger with a twisty master plan to pay back those who were responsible for her daughter's death.
14. Puella Magi Madoka Magica (2011)
TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy
A creature named Kyubey offers Madoka and Sayaka a wish if they agree to become 'magical girls' and fight abstract beings called 'witches'. However, a magical girl named Homura is, for uncertain reasons, determined to stop this agreement.
16. Darker Than Black: Gemini of the Meteor (2007–2010)
TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Drama
In Tokyo, an impenetrable field known as "Hell's Gate" appeared ten years ago. At the same time, psychics who wield paranormal powers at the cost of their conscience also emerged. Hei is ... See full summary »
17. Durarara!! (2010)
TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Comedy, Crime
Tired of his mundane life, Mikado Ryugamine decides to move to Ikebukuro, a district in Tokyo, when a friend invites him. With everything from invisible gangs to rumored beings, Ikebukuro is full of connected mysteries where people's pasts intertwine with the present.
18. Mischievous Kiss: Love in Tokyo (2013– )
At a high school entrance ceremony, high school student Kotoko Aihara, who isn't that smart, notices pretty boy Naoki Irie. She falls in love with him immediately. Kotoko initially doesn't ... See full summary »
20. Blue Spring Ride (2014– )
122 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
Revolves around Futaba, a girl who was in love with a boy named Ko Tanaka in middle school. However, its not work because he transferred but in high school, her world is turned around once again when she meets him again.
22. The Hidden Blade (2004)
R | 132 min | Action, Drama, History
A 19th Century samurai, held in low esteem due to an action by his late father, must resolve his history with a maid and with his close friend.
Votes: 5,548 | Gross: $0.04M
23. Space Battleship Yamato (2010)
TV-14 | 138 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In 2199, the crew of the space battleship Yamato embark on a dangerous journey to the planet Iskandar to acquire a device that will rejuvenate the war-ravaged Earth.
24. Kamikaze Girls (2004)
102 min | Comedy
Momoko, a strange and seemingly emotionless girl obsessed with 18th century France, befriends a Yanki biker and the two experience the ups and downs of their unusual lives in a rural Japanese town.
25. Orange (2015)
139 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
26. Girls und Panzer (2012– )
TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
Miho Nishizumi comes from a family famous for their skills in Senshado, the art of tank warfare. However, she dishonored her family name, so she attends the no-name high school called Oorai... See full summary »
Not Rated | 116 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Madoka Kaname used to be a normal girl living happy days of her life. This all ended when she sacrificed herself in order to save other magical girls from the utterly cruel fate that ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,425 | Gross: $0.38M
29. What a Wonderful Family! II (2017)
113 min | Comedy
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 »
30. Erased (2016)
120 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Struggling manga author Satoru Fujinuma is beset by his fear to express himself. However, he has a supernatural ability of being forced to prevent deaths and catastrophes by being sent back... See full summary »
31. Love and Honour (2006)
PG-13 | 122 min | Drama, Romance
A look at the relationship between a young blind samurai (Kimura) and his wife, who will make a sacrifice in order to defend her husband's honor.
Votes: 2,986 | Gross: $0.02M
32. Shuffle! (2005–2006)
TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
Rin is a seemingly normal young man in school. Orphaned as a young boy he has since lived with his childhood friend Kaede who lost her mother in the same accident that he lost both of his ... See full summary »
33. Blue Spring Ride (2014)
123 min | Drama, Romance
When she was in middle school, Yoshioka Futaba met Tanaka Kou whom she had mutual love. After Kou moved to Nagaski with his late mother, Futaba lost contact with him. In her first-year of ... See full summary »
37. Onii-chan Dakedo Ai Sae Areba Kankei Nai yo ne- (2012– )
TV-MA | 25 min | Animation
After 6 years of living apart due to the death of their parents, the Himenokoji twins, Akito and Akiko, are finally reunited when Akito desires to live as a family once more. Although ... See full summary »
38. Casshern Sins (2008– )
TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
The world is falling apart and Casshern is to blame. He is said to have killed a robot named "Luna" and by doing so unleashed a plague referred to as "ruin". But Casshern has no ... See full summary »
39. Ancien and the Magic Tablet (2017)
111 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
In the near future, a high school senior discovers that events in her waking life begin to parallel events in her dreams.
Votes: 885 | Gross: $0.05M
40. 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 »
42. All Around Us (2008)
140 min | Drama
In 1993 Kanao and Shoko are a Tokyo couple awaiting the arrival of their first child. Although both have studied art, Kanao works as a shoe repairman which doesn't stretch his rather ... See full summary »
Not Rated | 130 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy
A mysterious creature "Kyubey" offers a young girl named Madoka Kaname the chance to have any one wish granted to her. In exchange she must battle evil creatures named "Witches" at the risk of losing her life.
Votes: 1,085 | Gross: $0.18M
46. What a Wonderful Family! (2016)
108 min | Comedy
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 »
47. 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.
48. The Floating Castle (2012)
144 min | Comedy, Drama, History
In the year 1590, powerful daimyo Toyotomi Hideyoshi nears his plan to unify all of Japan, but he comes across a floating fortress known as Oshi Castle. Narita Nagachika must use his army to defend the castle.
Not Rated | 109 min | Animation, Fantasy, Mystery
As the truth behind the girls' contracts with Kyubey is revealed, Madoka has to make the ultimate decision to either see those she love the most die before her eyes or to sacrifice her life as a normal girl and help out her friends in need.
Votes: 1,053 | Gross: $0.06M
50. We Were There: First Love (2012)
123 min | Drama, Romance
It chronicles the love relationship between a boy called Motoharu Yano and a girl called Nanami Takahashi, starting from their teenage years and continuing during their early twenties.