With Robot Communications (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Miss Sherlock (2018– )

47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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Inspired by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic literary characters, the series follows Dr. Wato-san Tachibana and Sara Shelly "Sherlock" Futaba, an eccentric police consultant who uses deduction to solve strange cases in modern-day Japan.

Stars: Yûko Takeuchi, Shihori Kanjiya, Ken'ichi Takitô, Tomoya Nakamura

Votes: 382

2. Ookami kodomo no Ame to Yuki (2012)

PG | 117 min | Animation, Drama, Family

8.2
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71 Metascore

After her werewolf lover unexpectedly dies in an accident while hunting for food for their children, a young woman must find ways to raise the werewolf son and daughter that she had with him while keeping their trait hidden from society.

Director: Mamoru Hosoda | Stars: Aoi Miyazaki, Takao Ohsawa, Haru Kuroki, Yukito Nishii

Votes: 29,259

3. Summer Wars (2009)

PG | 114 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

7.5
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63 Metascore

A student tries to fix a problem he accidentally caused in OZ, a digital world, while pretending to be the fiancé of his friend at her grandmother's 90th birthday.

Director: Mamoru Hosoda | Stars: Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Nanami Sakuraba, Mitsuki Tanimura, Takahiro Yokokawa

Votes: 21,681 | Gross: $0.08M

4. Dairantô Sumasshu Burazâzu ekkusu (2008 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.7
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The third Super Smash Bros. title, featuring a number of new additions, including an Adventure Mode with story lines and co-op play, new characters, new stages, and online combat.

Director: Masahiro Sakurai | Stars: Pat Cashman, Charles Martinet, Makiko Ômoto, Jim Walker

Votes: 3,378

5. Ansatsu kyôshitsu (2015)

M | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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The Earth's moon is suddenly 70% smaller and permanently crescent shaped by a devastating and unknown force. For the students of E Class, Kunugigaoka Junior High School, the being ... See full summary »

Director: Eiichirô Hasumi | Stars: Ryôsuke Yamada, Masaki Suda, Maika Yamamoto, Seika Taketomi

Votes: 1,384

6. Kiseijuu (2014)

109 min | Action, Drama, Horror

7.0
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The humanity is suffering from murders all over the globe, called "Mincemeat murders". High school student, Izumi Shinichi has a parasite living off him, having replaced his right hand, and he might be the discoverer of truth.

Director: Takashi Yamazaki | Stars: Shôta Sometani, Eri Fukatsu, Ai Hashimoto, Kazuki Kitamura

Votes: 3,319

7. Space Battleship Yamato (2010)

TV-14 | 138 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.1
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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.

Director: Takashi Yamazaki | Stars: Takuya Kimura, Meisa Kuroki, Toshirô Yanagiba, Naoto Ogata

Votes: 5,401

8. Destiny: Kamakura Monogatari (2017)

129 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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Not only is Kamakura-based Masakazu Isshiki a mystery novelist, but he is also a good detective himself. His wife Akiko and he are acquainted with all manners of creatures and gods who are ... See full summary »

Director: Takashi Yamazaki | Stars: Masato Sakai, Mitsuki Takahata, Shin'ichi Tsutsumi, Min Tanaka

Votes: 615

9. Taiyô no uta (2006)

119 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.4
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Kaoru dreamily gazes from her bedroom window each morning just before dawn. She can see a stretch of the beach in front of her parent's house on a hill in Kamakura, but focuses upon the ... See full summary »

Director: Norihiro Koizumi | Stars: Yui, Takashi Tsukamoto, Kuniko Asagi, Eri Fuse

Votes: 1,332

10. The Fighter Pilot (2013)

144 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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A young woman and her brother explore the history of their grandfather, who died in the WW2. They start contacting the m'en who flew with him, asking them about who he was.

Director: Takashi Yamazaki | Stars: Jun'ichi Okada, Haruma Miura, Mao Inoue, Gaku Hamada

Votes: 1,839

11. Stand by Me Doraemon (2014)

95 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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What will happen to Nobita's life after Doraemon leaves?

Directors: Tony Oliver, Ryuichi Yagi, Takashi Yamazaki | Stars: Wasabi Mizuta, Megumi Ohara, Satoshi Tsumabuki, Yumi Kakazu

Votes: 4,752

12. Kanojo wa uso wo aishisugiteiru (2013)

117 min | Romance

7.2
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A love story between a famous 25-year-old songwriter, who keeps his identity hidden from the public, and a 16-year-old high school student who possesses a gifted voice.

Director: Norihiro Koizumi | Stars: Ryô Yoshizawa, Takeru Satoh, Masataka Kubota, Takashi Sorimachi

Votes: 778

13. The House of Small Cubes (2008)

12 min | Animation, Short, Drama

8.3
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To save his house from rising flood waters, an old man uses bricks to build it higher, then he relives events from his past while searching for his dropped pipe.

Director: Kunio Kato | Star: Masami Nagasawa

Votes: 9,324

14. Uso wo aisuru onna (2017)

117 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.2
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Yukari Kawahara (Masami Nagasawa) works at a drink manufacturer. She works hard and achieves recognition for her work. Yukari Kawahara is dating research doctor Kippei Koide (Issey Takahashi... See full summary »

Director: Kazuhito Nakae | Stars: Masami Nagasawa, Issey Takahashi, Daigo, Rina Kawaei

Votes: 159

15. Ankoku joshi (2017)

Mystery

6.2
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Members of a High School literature club discover there is more to the club members than their weekly meetings would lead them to believe.

Director: Saiji Yakumo | Stars: Fumika Shimizu, Marie Iitoyo, Yûdai Chiba, Riria Kojima

Votes: 118

16. Chihayafuru Part II (2016)

102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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The second part of the 'Chihayafuru' movies.

Director: Norihiro Koizumi | Stars: Suzu Hirose, Shûhei Nomura, Mackenyu, Mone Kamishiraishi

Votes: 466

17. Wî â Ritoru Zonbîzu (2019)

120 min | Drama

Four Japanese orphans form a rock band.

Director: Makoto Nagahisa | Stars: Masaaki Akahori, Chai, Eriko Hatsune, Sôsuke Ikematsu

18. 3-gatsu no raion zenpen (2017)

138 min | Drama

6.8
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17-year-old Kiriyama Rei is a promising professional shogi player. His family died in an accident when he was young, and he was adopted by his father's friend Koda, a professional shogi ... See full summary »

Director: Keishi Ohtomo | Stars: Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Kasumi Arimura, Kaya Kiyohara, Kana Kurashina

Votes: 172

19. Kangoku Gakuen: Prison School (2015)

30 min | Comedy

7.3
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5 male students enrolls at a school that has all female students. The boarding school was formerly an all-girls high school until the new school year. The student council then places the 5 ... See full summary »

Stars: Taishi Nakagawa, Hirona Yamazaki, Aoi Morikawa, Asana Mamoru

Votes: 260

20. Always san-chôme no yûhi (2005)

133 min | Drama, Family

7.8
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Leaving her provincial home, teenage Mutsuko arrives in Tokyo by train to take a job in a major automotive company but finds that she is employed by a small auto repair shop owned by ... See full summary »

Director: Takashi Yamazaki | Stars: Maki Horikita, Hidetaka Yoshioka, Shin'ichi Tsutsumi, Koyuki

Votes: 1,913

21. Returner (2002)

R | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.5
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36 Metascore

A young woman from the future forces a local gunman to help her stop an impending alien invasion which will wipe out the human race.

Director: Takashi Yamazaki | Stars: Takeshi Kaneshiro, Anne Suzuki, Gorô Kishitani, Kirin Kiki

Votes: 10,746 | Gross: $0.07M

22. Ansatsu kyôshitsu: sotsugyô hen (2016)

M | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.7
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The story of the assassination classroom and their teacher target continues with the students' own conflicts, Korosensei's identity, and the fate of the world as the deadline for assassination approaches.

Director: Eiichirô Hasumi | Stars: Masaki Suda, Ryôsuke Yamada, Kanna Hashimoto, Kazunari Ninomiya

Votes: 489

23. K-20: The Fiend with Twenty Faces (2008)

137 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.8
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Set in a fictional Japanese city in 1949, a master criminal hones in on his latest victim.

Director: Shimako Sato | Stars: Takeshi Kaneshiro, Takako Matsu, Tôru Nakamura, Ryôhei Abe

Votes: 1,854

24. Chihayafuru Part I (2016)

111 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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When Chihaya Ayase was in the 6th grade of elementary school, she met Arata Wataya. Arata Wataya transferred from Fukui Prefecture. Taichi Mashima was Chihaya Ayase's friend since they were... See full summary »

Director: Norihiro Koizumi | Stars: Suzu Hirose, Mone Kamishiraishi, Jun Kunimura, Mackenyu

Votes: 579

25. Nomitori samurai (2018)

110 min | Comedy

6.1
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Kobayashi Hironoshin is a samurai in the fiefdom of Nagaoka. Unfortunately for him and the area's fleas he displeases the local lord who orders him to immediately become busy ridding the ... See full summary »

Director: Yasuo Tsuruhashi | Stars: Hiroshi Abe, Shinobu Terajima, Etsushi Toyokawa, Takumi Saitoh

Votes: 46

26. Memoirs of a Murderer (2017)

118 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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A television reporter and a detective try to track down a serial killer known as the Tokyo Strangler.

Director: Yû Irie | Stars: Paolo Andrea Di Pietro, Tatsuya Fujiwara, Toyotaka Hanazawa, Mitsuru Hirata

Votes: 1,157

27. Kiseijuu: Kanketsuhen (2015)

117 min | Action, Drama, Horror

6.5
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Humanity is under attack by human-mimicking flesh-eating alien parasites. One parasite bonds with his young high school student host, and he convinces the parasite to help him stop the others.

Director: Takashi Yamazaki | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Jun Kunimura, Kazuki Kitamura, Shôta Sometani

Votes: 1,819

28. Biohazard Ø (2002 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Horror

8.0
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Rebecca Chambers and convicted criminal Billy Coen explore an abandoned training facility for employees of the pharmaceutical company Umbrella.

Directors: Koji Oda, Ken Sakamoto | Stars: Anthony Tullo, Cyrus Lane, David Webster, Ian Downie

Votes: 1,496

29. Maku ga agaru (2015)

119 min | Comedy

8.1
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Devised as a vehicle for the members of Momoiro Clover Z, The Curtain Rises is the story of Saori and school-mates who are high school students and members of a performance group. When ... See full summary »

Director: Katsuyuki Motohiro | Stars: Kanako Momota, Shiori Tamai, Reni Takagi, Momoka Ariyasu

Votes: 338

30. Momose, kocchi wo muite. (2014)

Drama, Romance

6.8
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Miyazaki asks Noboru and Momose to pretend they are dating to stop bad rumor about him. Both begin to act like a couple in front of others and soon he begins to develop feelings for Momose, who is still in love with Miyazaki.

Director: Saiji Yakumo | Stars: Akari Hayami, Anna Ishibashi, Asuka Kudô, Osamu Mukai

Votes: 236

31. Over Drive (2018)

Action

7.1
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Hiyama Atsuhiro is a car mechanic and an engineer at Supika Racing Factory. Hiyama Naozumi is a troublemaker yet a talented young driver for Supika Racing Factory, who hopes to advance to ... See full summary »

Director: Eiichirô Hasumi | Stars: Masahiro Higashide, Mackenyu, Aoi Morikawa, Takumi Kitamura

Votes: 44

32. Parasite Eve (1997)

120 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

5.9
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Toshiaki Nagashima is a biologist who is doing major research on mitochondria. When his beautiful young wife is tragically involved in a car accident which leaves her brain dead, in ... See full summary »

Director: Masayuki Ochiai | Stars: Hiroshi Mikami, Riona Hazuki, Tomoko Nakajima, Ayako Omura

Votes: 929

33. Onimusha 3: Demon Siege (2004 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.5
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Jacques Blanc (Reno) is a soldier in present day Paris, Samanosuke is a warrior in feudal Japan. Both men have one goal: destroy the demons plaguing their time.

Director: Minoru Nakai | Stars: Robin Atkin Downes, Jean Reno, Paul Mercier, Amber Hood

Votes: 632

34. 3-gatsu no raion kouhen (2017)

140 min | Drama

7.0
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With friendship of other shogi players and the care of the Kawamoto sisters, Kiriyama Rei's frozen heart melts as he starts to truly appreciate shogi and the world he lives in. However, the... See full summary »

Director: Keishi Ohtomo | Stars: Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Shôta Sometani, Yûsuke Iseya, Ryo Kase

Votes: 126

35. Friends: Mononokeshima no Naki (2011)

87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.5
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On an island, the residents have named the island "Monster Island." The monsters living on the island are friendly, but live in fear of humans. A child named Kotake wanders onto the island and meet a red ogre named Naki.

Director: Takashi Yamazaki | Stars: Sadao Abe, Shingo Katori, Seishirô Katô, Kôichi Yamadera

Votes: 198

36. Kami no tsuki (2014)

126 min | Drama

6.9
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A mellow drama following the moral decline of a housewife turned bank employee who embezzles a fortune from her customers and indulges in an affair with a younger man. Set in 1994, shortly after the burst of Japan's economic bubble.

Director: Daihachi Yoshida | Stars: Rie Miyazawa, Sôsuke Ikematsu, Juri Ihata, Renji Ishibashi

Votes: 650

37. Eiga Reiton-kyôju to eien no utahime (2009)

Not Rated | 99 min | Animation, Adventure, Crime

6.7
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Layton and Luke are caught up in an adventure, when a masked figure steals an entire opera house and forces those in attendance to play a high-stakes game. The winner will receive eternal life, but it could mean death for the losers.

Director: Masakazu Hashimoto | Stars: Yô Ôizumi, Maki Horikita, Nana Mizuki, Atsuro Watabe

Votes: 1,148

38. Jinkusu!!! (2013)

123 min | Romance

7.4
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South Korean exchange student Yoon Ji-ho tries to make love bloom between her uptight classmate Kaede and Yusuke, a very shy boy she's infatuated with since middle school.

Director: Naoto Kumazawa | Stars: Hyomin, Kurumi Shimizu, Kento Yamazaki, Su-kyeong Jeon

Votes: 94

39. Video Girl AI (2018– )

25 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
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Sho Moteuchi (Shuhei Nomura) is a high school student. After his parents divorced, he begins to live with his uncle. At school, he develops feelings for his classmate Nanami, but Nanami ... See full summary »

Stars: Nanase Nishino, Marie Iitoyo, Hiroya Shimizu, Shigeyuki Totsugi

Votes: 24

40. Umizaru (2004)

120 min | Action, Drama

6.3
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Daisuke Senzaki has been selected to go through training to become a rescue diver within the Japan Coast Guard Special Rescue Team. At the side of the grueling training he finds love in the local girl Kanna.

Director: Eiichirô Hasumi | Stars: Hideaki Itô, Ai Katô, Ken Kaito, Karina

Votes: 288

41. Sweet Rain: Accuracy of Death (2008)

113 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.1
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Kaneshiro plays a Grim Reaper who appears to his victims in human form and spends a week with them before deciding whether to off them or not.

Director: Masaya Kakehi | Stars: Takeshi Kaneshiro, Manami Konishi, Junko Fuji, Yuki Enomoto

Votes: 1,043

42. Wairudo 7 (2011)

109 min | Action

5.8
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With crime rising, the police force created the motorcycle unit , 'The Wild 7', a group of ex criminals. Together, the Wild 7 are tasked with taking out the criminals that the police cannot touch.

Director: Eiichirô Hasumi | Stars: Kippei Shîna, Kyoko Fukada, Kiichi Nakai, Eita

Votes: 302

43. Brave Hearts: Umizaru (2012)

116 min | Action

6.7
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Mika (Riisa Naka) is a flight attendant on board an airplane scheduled to land at Haneda Airport. On the way to the airport the airplane's engine starts to burn. In order to save the 346 ... See full summary »

Director: Eiichirô Hasumi | Stars: Tsuyoshi Ihara, Hideaki Itô, Ryûta Satô, Riisa Naka

Votes: 245

44. Inshite miru: 7-kakan no desu gêmu (2010)

107 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.7
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Ten people who agree to take the same lucrative "job" find themselves locked in an underground complex and forced to play a murder game for seven days.

Director: Hideo Nakata | Stars: Kin'ya Kitaôji, Nagisa Katahira, Shinji Takeda, Masanori Ishii

Votes: 1,007

45. Shôrin shôjo (2008)

107 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

4.6
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A Shaolin-trainer young woman returns to Japan to resuscitate her grandfather's defunct martial arts school.

Director: Katsuyuki Motohiro | Stars: Ko Shibasaki, Tôru Nakamura, Yuqi Zhang, Kai Man Tin

Votes: 594

46. Gekijouban Mozu (2015)

116 min | Thriller

4.9
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Lone wolf detective with an enormous personal grievance seeks to connect the mysterious death of his daughter to an urban legend of a villain who terrorizes Japan by insinuating himself ... See full summary »

Director: Eiichirô Hasumi | Stars: Hiroki Hasegawa, Sôsuke Ikematsu, Yûsuke Iseya, Yuriko Ishida

Votes: 131

47. Samâ taimu mashin burûsu (2005)

107 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.3
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5 college boys, Takuma, Masaru, Shunsuke, Atsushi and Daigo all belong to sci-fi club, but they are not interested in science at all. They usually just hang around, play baseball or card, ... See full summary »

Director: Katsuyuki Motohiro | Stars: Eita, Yoshiaki Yoza, Daijiro Kawaoka, Munenori Nagano

Votes: 1,099

48. Oppai barê (2009)

102 min | Comedy, Sport

6.2
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For the chance of seeing their teacher's "oppai". They took the challenge to win the volleyball tournament.

Director: Eiichirô Hasumi | Stars: Haruka Ayase, Munetaka Aoki, Tôru Nakamura, Seiji Fukushi

Votes: 497

49. Asahinagu (2017)

105 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

6.8
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When it comes time to choose an extracurricular club three high school freshmen pick the naginata one or rather it picks them. Asahi and her friends consistently train and improve including... See full summary »

Director: Tsutomu Hanabusa | Stars: Miu Tomita, Tomoya Nakamura, Noriko Eguchi, Nanase Nishino

Votes: 95

50. Ballad: Na mo naki koi no uta (2009)

127 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.7
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A movie examining a young boy's first encounter with true fear in his endless pursuit of courage.

Director: Takashi Yamazaki | Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Yui Aragaki, Akashi Takei, Michitaka Tsutsui

Votes: 200


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