Tag: Japan

Voice Without a Shadow (1958) 6.6

Voice Without a Shadow (1958)

Ishikawa, a newspaper journalist, unexpectedly meets Asako, a woman who used to work for his company some time ago as a phone operator. Three years ago, she accidentally heard the voice of a suspect who committed a still...

Japan: A Story of Love and Hate (2008) 7.9

Japan: A Story of Love and Hate (2008)

Naoki once had it all - the fast car, the executive home. Boss of his own business he lived the good-life when Japan's economy was at it's height. Then the bubble burst - and he met Yoshie.::Emma-518...

Red Pier (1958) 7

Red Pier (1958)

50s subculture icon Yujiro Ishihara (Crazed Fruit) stars in Masuda's Red Pier as "Jiro the Lefty", a killer with a natural talent. Shortly after arriving in Kobe, he witnesses a man die in a crane accident which turns ou...

The Legend of the Stardust Brothers (1985) 7.4

The Legend of the Stardust Brothers (1985)

In 1985, Makoto Tezuka, the son of manga genius Osamu Tezuka, was still a film student with a few experimental shorts to his credit and who was entrusted with the mission to turn an album by Haruo Chikada into a musical ...

The Rambling Guitarist (1959) 6.3

The Rambling Guitarist (1959)

Shinji (Akira Kobayashi), a wandering street musician, gets involved with a mob boss, Akitsu (Nobuo Kaneko), after saving one of his henchmen in a bar fight. Akitsu gives Shinji a job to evict an offshore fishery, but th...

Neet Election (2015) -

Neet Election (2015)

A jobless young man run for the election. His friends are all jobless too. Can he win!? --- This story is based on real story. --- 1st Kashikojima film festival Best actor Award, Technic Awarad ---...

Ride Your Wave (2019) 6.8

Ride Your Wave (2019)

A surfer and firefighter meet and fall in love....

Sky of Love (2007) 7

Sky of Love (2007)

Mika is a fresh high school student who starts texting a mysterious boy. She is shocked when he reveals who he is - Hiro, a delinquent attending her school. What she doesn't know is that Hiro isn't as bad as he seems....

Ningyo densetsu (1984) 6.7

Ningyo densetsu (1984)

Woman is avenging the death of her husband in this slightly supernatural drama.::Boki...

Theater (2020) 2.4

Theater (2020)

The director of a theater troupe is a man called Nagata. Unfortunately, he is rather unsuccessful and the finances, in tandem with attendance figures, are dwindling. Perhaps consequently his relationship with the actors ...

The Matsugane Potshot Affair (2006) 6
Kakera: A Piece of Our Life (2009) 6.3

Kakera: A Piece of Our Life (2009)

The story of the relationship between a college student whose relationship with her boyfriend is going nowhere and a bisexual medical artist who makes prosthetic body parts.::Anonymous...

Dog of Fortune (1979) 7.9

Dog of Fortune (1979)

Japanese girl loses her beloved dog while moving with her family. The rest of the TV series is about the girl and the dog trying to find each other.::Pioneer Czech Punk...

Inferno of Torture (1969) 5.8

Inferno of Torture (1969)

High demand for tattooed geisha generates an entire industry for their "production". Europeans pay more for tattooed beauties. Against this background, and considering the gorgeous tattooed women develop the history of c...

True North (2020) 6.9

True North (2020)

After his father disappears and the rest of his family is sent to a notorious political prison camp in North Korea, a young boy must learn to survive the harsh conditions, find meaning in his perilous existence, and mayb...

Sculptures by Sofu – Vita (1963) 6.3

Sculptures by Sofu – Vita (1963)

Sculptor Sofu Teshigahara, father of filmmaker Hiroshi Teshigahara, prepares for an exhibition....

Family Romance, LLC (2019) 6.8

Family Romance, LLC (2019)

Love is a business at Family Romance: a company that offers the substitute rental service. Founder Yuichi Ishii helps fulfill the dreams of his clients. Mahiro's mother will hire Ishii to impersonate her missing father. ...

The Burning Buddha Man (2013) 6

The Burning Buddha Man (2013)

There is a series of Buddha statue thefts in Kyoto. Beniko, a high school girl, gets the Buddha statue at her family's temple stolen and has her parents killed at the same time. Beniko hears from Enju, her parents'friend...

Skin of Roses (1978) 5.1

Skin of Roses (1978)

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Manji (1983) 6.1

Manji (1983)

A married kleptomaniac (Sonoko) and a younger woman (Mitsuko) begin an unusual love affair which develops fast into a kinky sexual love triangle when Sonoko's husband gets involved.::[email protected]

To the Ends of the Earth (2019) 6.4

To the Ends of the Earth (2019)

In this co-production between Japan and Uzbekistan on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. Yoko a travelling reporter for a Japanese TV variety program who ...

Lupin III: The First (2019) 6.9

Lupin III: The First (2019)

Lupin III goes on a grand adventure to uncover the secrets of the Bresson Diary, which is tied to the legacy of his famous grandfather.::tanglefreak98...

A Girl Missing (2019) 6.4

A Girl Missing (2019)

Ichiko is a care-giver and a nurse. She provide home-care to the Oishos' elderly woman and is almost considered part of the family as she visits and performs her tasks routinely. What is more, Ichiko is helping Oisho Mot...

Helter Skelter (2012) 6.3

Helter Skelter (2012)

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 prob...

Love, Thy Name Be Sorrow (1962) 7.2

Love, Thy Name Be Sorrow (1962)

In the reign of the Emperor Suzaku (930- 946 A.D.), various mishaps happen after a strange white rainbow in appearance in the sky over Kyoto. The Emperor orders a famous astronomer, Yasunori, to consult a certain Chinese...

Detective Conan: The Sniper from Another Dimension (2014) 6.8

Detective Conan: The Sniper from Another Dimension (2014)

A sniper targets Shuichi Akai and shoots Masumi Sera. The citizens of Tokyo panic. Nothing is known about the mysterious sniper. Why was Masumi targeted? Will Shuichi survive? Will Conan be able to uncover the culprit?::...

A Taxing Woman (1987) 7.2

A Taxing Woman (1987)

Ryoko Itakura is a government tax agent who has just landed a big promotion. Her first assignment is to catch wheeler-dealer Hideki Gondo. She has a tough job, since in Japan tax evasion is an art and Gondo is, in effect...

Gemini (1999) 6.8

Gemini (1999)

Yukio is living a charmed life: he is a respected young doctor with a successful practice and a beautiful wife. His only problem is that his wife is suffering from amnesia, and her past is unknown. Things begin to fall a...

The Millennial Rapture (2012) 6.6
A Whisker Away (2020) -

A Whisker Away (2020)

Miyo Sasaki is a weird second-year junior high student, who falls in love with her classmate Kento Hinode. Muge tries to make Kento notice her every day, but all in vain. Nevertheless, while carrying a secret she can tel...

The Letters (2006) 6.9

The Letters (2006)

How have you been? Takeshi's letter is delivered one each month to his younger brother, Naoki. Takeshi is serving a life term in prison for the crime that he had committed to save his brother. But the crime's aftereffect...

Liz and the Blue Bird (2018) 7.2

Liz and the Blue Bird (2018)

Mizore Yoroizuka and Nozomi Kasaki are a pair of best friends in their final year of high school. They're both obsessed with the school's brass band club. With Mizore on the oboe and Nozomi on the flute, they spend their...

The Night My Number Came Up (1955) 7.1

The Night My Number Came Up (1955)

At a fashionable dinner party in Hong Kong, a Naval officer is coaxed into revealing details of a dream in which eight people take off from Bangkok, Thailand in a Dakota bound for Tokyo, Japan and crash in the Japanese m...

One Missed Call 2 (2005) 5.4

One Missed Call 2 (2005)

In Japan, the daycare teacher Kyoko Okudera is convinced by her colleague and friend Madoka to visit her boyfriend Naoto Sakurai in the restaurant where he works instead of studying as planned. When the owner Mr. Wang an...

Blue Film Woman (1969) 5.7

Blue Film Woman (1969)

A father's debt to a loan shark leads his wife and daughter to take desperate measures....

Abnormal Family (1984) 6.1

Abnormal Family (1984)

The film tells a story about a woman and her relationship with the family of her husband's, in particular her husband's younger brother and father-in-law. Her husband, on the other hand, has an affair with a dominatrix a...

Cathedrals of Culture (2014) 6.9

Cathedrals of Culture (2014)

Six directors tackle the question "If buildings could talk, what would they say about us?" by capturing iconic buildings with narration from the perspective of the buildings.::Anonymous...

Fires on the Plain (1959) 8

Fires on the Plain (1959)

It is the Philipines, 1945. The Japanese Imperial Army has been reduced to a ragtag mob hiding in the jungles. Among them is Pvt. Tamura. The situation goes from bad to worse and in the face of the brutal conditions faci...

Yougashiten koandoru (2011) 6.3

Yougashiten koandoru (2011)

A film about mouthwatering desserts and the journey of a cake-maker's daughter from Kagoshima to Tokyo, as she finds herself in the company of a legendary former patissier.::anonymous...

Her Blue Sky (2019) 6.5

Her Blue Sky (2019)

Second-year high school student Aoi Aioi is an aspiring musician Aoi Aioi. Her older sister Akane's ex-boyfriend Shinnosuke Kanomura is a struggling guitarist. Aoi and Akane's parents passed away in an accident 13 years ...