Tag: Japan

Usuzumizakura: Garo (2018) 4.7

Usuzumizakura: Garo (2018)

Set during the Heian Period, Kyo is a beautiful city that is proud of its glory. Two beautiful onmyouji meet, and the sad and short-lived beautiful cherry blossom starts to stir after 1000 years.::myanimelist...

One Piece Film Z (2012) 7.9

One Piece Film Z (2012)

A former Marine stands in the way of the Straw Hat Pirates....

Secret of Water (2015) 5.9

Secret of Water (2015)

From the moment life first came into existence upon our planet, it was dependent upon the vitality of water. Over the years, our use and misuse of this precious resource has altered the vital information it carries in un...

Dynasty Warriors (2021) 4.7

Dynasty Warriors (2021)

This movie is adapted from an Internet game of the same title. The story is set in the turbulent late Eastern Han Dynasty. Ambitious Dong Zhuo controls the court and the commonalty, and heroes from all over the country b...

Labyrinth of Cinema (2019) 7

Labyrinth of Cinema (2019)

The story centers on a group of young people who travel back in time when they are in a movie theater just before closing time. They witness deaths during the closing days of Japan's feudal times and on the battlefront i...

The Elegant Life of Mr. Everyman (1963) 7

The Elegant Life of Mr. Everyman (1963)

This comedy portrays the everyday life of an ordinary salary-man who uses himself as a model to write a novella....

Miyagino (2010) 5.7

Miyagino (2010)

In Edo-era Japan, a ukiyo-e artist languishes in his master's shadow. Creatively stifled, he finds consolation in the company of a prostitute, and becomes entangled in a love triangle. A mystery emerges involving two por...

Yakuza and the Family (2020) 7.1

Yakuza and the Family (2020)

Kenji Yamamoto's father died from using a stimulant drug. His life fell into desperation. Kenji then joined a crime syndicate. There, he meets the gang's boss Hiroshi Shibasaki. Hiroshi reaches out to Kenji and they deve...

365 Nights (1949) 6.6

365 Nights (1949)

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Inakunare Gunjo (2019) 4.8

Inakunare Gunjo (2019)

An island in Japan is the site for the dumped and the refuse. Nanakusa and Yu who were childhood and school friends meet on this island that is called Kaiden, a scary name that only refers to things not normal or earthly...

We Can’t Change the World. But, We Wanna Build a School in Cambodia. (2011) 6.8

We Can’t Change the World. But, We Wanna Build a School in Cambodia. (2011)

A young Japanese man works to raise money and then build an elementary school in Cambodia.::Chelsea R...

Toshimaen: Haunted Park (2019) 3.9

Toshimaen: Haunted Park (2019)

Set in entertainment venue Toshimaen, the story takes us to young obsessed women who are handy and active with their mobile telephones, which is normal enough. Except the photographs and the videos are taking a toll and ...

Love and Murder of Sheep and Wolf (2019) 6.2

Love and Murder of Sheep and Wolf (2019)

Etsuro is a loner who does not leave his place. He is isolated, has no friends and suffers emotionally after failing to gain acceptance into college. He attempts suicide, but is even a failure at that. He happens to see ...

Shimaizaka (1985) 6.2

Shimaizaka (1985)

Four half-sisters share an unusually close bond during tumultuous times of post-war Japan....

Miracle Apples (2013) 6.9

Miracle Apples (2013)

In their hometown of Hirosaki, Aomori Prefecture, Akinori Kimura (Sadao Abe) and his wife Mieko (Miho Kanno) open an apple orchard. Because of Meiko's allergic reaction to pesticides, without the help of chemicals, Akino...

Zatoichi (1989) 7.3

Zatoichi (1989)

Older, wiser but still a wandering loner, the blind, peace-loving masseur Ichi seeks a peaceful life in a rural village. When he's caught in the middle of a power struggle between two rival Yakuza clans, his reputation a...

Persona Non Grata (2015) 6.5

Persona Non Grata (2015)

The story of a Japanese diplomat, sometimes called the Schindler of Japan, and his life lading up to and after his decision to issue over 2,000 visas to Jewish refugees in Kaunas, Lithuania resulting in saving the lives ...

Demon Slayer: Mugen Train (2020) 8.4

Demon Slayer: Mugen Train (2020)

Tanjiro Kamado, joined with Inosuke Hashibira, a boy raised by boars who wears a boar's head, and Zenitsu Agatsuma, a scared boy who reveals his true power when he sleeps, board the Infinity Train on a new mission with t...

The Princess and the Pilot (2011) 7.1

The Princess and the Pilot (2011)

A handsome fighter pilot Charles must escort a beautiful princess through enemy lines to her betrothed. But Charles soon learns traversing an ocean alone, and into enemy territory, will prove to be a much more dangerous ...

Eyes (2015) 5.3

Eyes (2015)

One day, a mysterious letter 'F' starts to be written on doorplates in a condominium building. Since then, mysterious incidents consistently occur around Yukari Yamamoto, who is an ordinary female high school student liv...

Laidbackers (2019) 6.7

Laidbackers (2019)

A group of fantasy beings are reincarnated into the real world. They lead a quiet content life, until they are called upon to go on a quest....

Madame White Snake (1956) 6.7

Madame White Snake (1956)

Lavish Japanese-Chinese coproduction based on an ancient Chinese legend about a man who falls in love with a snake goddess in human form.::Luka Sabljak...

Chokolietta (2014) 5.7

Chokolietta (2014)

At the age of 5, girl's mother dies in a car accident. Ever since then, the girl closes herself within. In high school, she borrows a famous Film from a boy, a graduate of the movie study club. The film was a favorite of...

Leonie (2010) 6

Leonie (2010)

A film about the life and relationships of the early 20th century American educator, editor, and journalist Leonie Gilmour, the mother of the acclaimed artist and architect Isamu Noguchi.::Garret Fallah...

Panda and the Magic Serpent (1958) 6.5

Panda and the Magic Serpent (1958)

The adventures of a cute little panda, a dragon god and an evil serpent.::...

On-Gaku: Our Sound (2019) 7.4

On-Gaku: Our Sound (2019)

A trio of delinquent schoolkids form a music band....

True Mothers (2020) 6.9

True Mothers (2020)

It is not strange or unusual for a couple to want to procreate and have a child. However, things are not proceeding smoothly for this husband and wife. Despite steadily trying to get the wife pregnant the couple yield to...

KT (2002) 6.2

KT (2002)

In 1973, while exiled in Japan, South Korea's Kim Dae-Jung is kidnapped. Five days later he mysteriously reappears in Seoul. He will go on to become president of a democratic South Korea and he will win the Nobel peace p...

Make Believe (2010) 7

Make Believe (2010)

Six of the world's best young magicians battle for the title of Teen World Champion.::(c) Firefly Films...

Spark (2017) 6.3

Spark (2017)

Tokunaga is an unpopular comedian. He meets a senior comedian, Kamiya, who holds a strong faith in comedy. They struggle to move forward as comedians....

Homunculus (2021) 7

Homunculus (2021)

Susumu Nokoshi once worked for a top foreign financial company. He is now a 34-year-old homeless man, usually found around a park in Shinjuku. He then meets medical school student Manabu Ito, who is looking for volunteer...

Inhalation (2010) 5.5

Inhalation (2010)

Disgruntled Mei works on a pig farm and a butcher shop. One night she takes money from boyfriend Seng, breaks his heart, and boards a ship to Japan to work there illegally. A month later she gets deported. Her ex-boyfrie...

Golgo 13: The Professional (1983) 6.8

Golgo 13: The Professional (1983)

Indestructible to his enemies and irrestible to women, the professional assassin codenamed GOLGO 13 is shrouded in mystery and anonymity. If you're on his hit list your already dead. Always hired on his reputation alone,...

Shadow Hunters (1972) 6.5

Shadow Hunters (1972)

In the late Tokugawa period, the Edo government is using Spies from Iga Province to cause the downfall of innocent provincial Daimyo. The Shogun needs to claim the assets of fallen clans in order to boost the failing eco...

Akai hankachi (1964) 6.9

Akai hankachi (1964)

A hot-shot detective in Yokohama kills a witness during a drug investigation. He flees to the countryside and evades his past for several years, only to return to find the woman he loved married to his former partner. He...

Kurenai no nagareboshi (1967) 6.8

Kurenai no nagareboshi (1967)

A young yakuza hitman named Goro does a job and needs to hideout away from Tokyo for a while. He hangs out with loose women and hard men and always manages to stay one step ahead of the law. In his exile, he comes under ...

The Moulin (2015) 7

The Moulin (2015)

Taiwan's earliest modern poetry group-LE MOULIN-emerged in the 1930s, when Taiwan was under Japanese colonial rule. Part of the wave of modernist literature and avant garde thinking sweeping Asia from the West, what impa...

Yokohama BJ Blues (1981) 6.9

Yokohama BJ Blues (1981)

BJ is a relatively unknown blues singer who scraps some bars in Yokohama. He does not earn much with it and to make ends meet he also acts as a private detective....

Ride or Die (2021) 7.6

Ride or Die (2021)

Rei helps the woman she's been in love with for years escape her abusive husband. While on the run, their feelings for each other catch fire.::Netflix...

Comfort (2016) 6.5

Comfort (2016)

A late night courier boy agrees to pick up the feisty daughter of an important client. The two youngsters form a close connection and spend two nights exploring LA's local food scene while their romance blossoms.::Mark H...