Tag: Japan

Beautiful New Bay Area Project (2013) 3.4

Beautiful New Bay Area Project (2013)

A company president (Emoto Tasuku) is pursued by a Kung fu fighting co-worker (Mita Moa) after he steals her nameplate from the staff board.::ElDeeAgain...

Harmonie (2014) 6.6

Harmonie (2014)

A girl's phone rings during a class. A boy tries to reproduce the ringtone and this becomes the spark that makes them meet, dream together and discover each other personal world.::Bontakun...

Gymkata (1985) 4.5

Gymkata (1985)

Johnathan Cabot is a champion gymnast. In the tiny, yet savage, country of Parmistan, there is a perfect spot for a "star wars" site. For the US to get this site, they must compete in the brutal "Game". The government ca...

Attack on Titan: Chronicle (2020) 8.5

Attack on Titan: Chronicle (2020)

A recap of the popular anime series Shingeki no Kyojin from seasons 1-3....

Another Heaven (2000) 6

Another Heaven (2000)

A pair of hard-boiled Tokyo cops are investigating a gruesome murder: after killing the victim, the murderer cut his skull open and cooked his brain in a stew. As they try to track down the killer, they discover that, qu...

Metropolis (2001) 7.2

Metropolis (2001)

Metropolis is a visually stunning, rich, and memorable pleasure. It's contributors have brought us other classics such as Astroboy and Akira. The story takes place in the muti-leveled, fascinating, megalopolis called Met...

It’s a Rockabilly World! (2016) 6.7

It’s a Rockabilly World! (2016)

Rockabilly is a subculture whose members operate as if they are living in the 1950's. From the music to the tattoos, pin up girls, hot rod cars and vintage fashion, this lifestyle gives creative people a place where they...

Scanners II: The New Order (1991) 5.3

Scanners II: The New Order (1991)

Good and evil scanners combatting when a crooked politician schemes to gain control of a major city. Scanners are people who, because their mothers had taken a certain drug during pregnancy, have acquired telepathic powe...

In the Realm of the Senses (1976) 6.6

In the Realm of the Senses (1976)

Based on a true story set in pre-war Japan, a man and one of his servants begin a torrid affair. Their desire becomes a sexual obsession so strong that to intensify their ardor, they forsake all, even life itself....

White Light/Black Rain: The Destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (2007) 8.3

White Light/Black Rain: The Destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (2007)

As global tensions rise, the unthinkable threat of nuclear war has become very real--and very frightening. Through the powerful recollections of the survivors of the atomic bombs that leveled two Japanese cities in 1945,...

Flower & Snake: Zero (2014) 4.9

Flower & Snake: Zero (2014)

Misaki Amemiya is an assistant inspector for the Metropolitan Police Department's Community Safety Bureau who becomes ensnared in a trap while investigating a mysterious illegal video website called "Babylon". Soon, she'...

Kamen Rider Reiwa: The First Generation (2019) 7

Kamen Rider Reiwa: The First Generation (2019)

Forced to be a Kamen Rider again to save the world when a Time Jacker alters history, Sougo must now work with another Kamen Rider from another world....

The Blood of Wolves (2018) 7.1

The Blood of Wolves (2018)

Hiroshima Police detective Ogami Shogo and his partner Hioka Shuichi are investigating the disappearance of a company's employees amidst an escalating yakuza turf war in 1988. Blood, shooting and death is everywhere. At ...

Rhapsody in August (1991) 7.2

Rhapsody in August (1991)

An elderly woman living in Nagasaki Japan takes care of her four grandchildren for their summer vacation. They learn about the atomic bomb that fell in 1945, and how it killed their grandfather....

Black Test Car (1962) 7

Black Test Car (1962)

Two car manufacturers spy on each other to try to find out details and prices of a new sports car each is about to launch.::Will Gilbert ...

Umbrella Flower (2000) 7

Umbrella Flower (2000)

An alcoholic civil servant wakes up under a cherry tree in Tokyo next to a bar hostess with whom he's impulsively made a suicide pact. Though he's now changed his mind, he agrees to travel with her to Hokkaido, her prefe...

Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend Fine (2019) 7.5

Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend Fine (2019)

The final chapter of the anime adaptation series based on Fumiaki Maruto's romance comedy light novel series...

Emotion (1966) 6.7

Emotion (1966)

Experimental short film depicting the life, perhaps real, perhaps a dream, of a young girl named Emi. Emi travels to the city where she encounters her counterpart, Sari, and falls in love with...a vampire?::Jim Beaver ...

Junk Head 1 (2013) 7.6

Junk Head 1 (2013)

In the distant future, mankind begins research on clones that live underground in search of lost genetic information.::Anonymous...

Resident Evil: Degeneration (2008) 6.5

Resident Evil: Degeneration (2008)

Seven years after the Raccoon City incident, a man heartbroken from losing loved ones in the destroyed city unleashes a remnant T-Virus in an airport, forcing special agent Leon S. Kennedy and Claire Redfield, close alli...

Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959) 7.9

Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959)

A French woman and a Japanese man have an affair while she is in Japan making a film about peace and the impact of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, The man, an architect, lost his family in the bombing. She recalls her love...

“Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon” (2020) 9.1

“Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon” (2020)

In Feudal Japan, Half-Demon twins Towa and Setsuna are separated from each other during a forest fire. While desperately searching for her younger sister, Towa wanders into a mysterious tunnel that sends her into present...

Evil Dead Trap (1988) 6.3

Evil Dead Trap (1988)

Nami hosts a late night home video program. She receives a tape which appears to be a real snuff film. She and her crew investigate the location where she meets a man looking for his brother who warns her to stay away. A...

Evil Dead Trap 2 (1992) 5

Evil Dead Trap 2 (1992)

A female projectionist is haunted by the image of a small boy. Perhaps driven by insanity from a former abortion she goes on a killing spree, gutting women and removing their stomaches. Her relationship with her attracti...

Death Note (2006) 7.7

Death Note (2006)

Light Yagami finds the "Death Note," a notebook with the power to kill, and decides to create a Utopia by killing the world's criminals, and soon the world's greatest detective, "L," is hired to find the perpetrator. An ...

Masked Ward (2020) 5

Masked Ward (2020)

Shugo Hayami is a doctor at a nursing hospital, which was once a psychiatric hospital. One evening, when Shugo is on night duty, a man in pierrot mask breaks into the hospital and he is not alone. He is with Hitomi Kawas...

Iwane: Sword of Serenity (2019) 5.5

Iwane: Sword of Serenity (2019)

Iwane, Kinpei and Shinnosuke are childhood friends. They also trained at the same dojo, hung out together and dreamt together. Iwane, Jinpei and Shinnosuke also become relatives through marriage. Her husband exacts reven...

“Death Note” (2006) 9

“Death Note” (2006)

After an intelligent yet cynical high school student begins to cleanse the world from evil with the help of a magical notebook that can kill anyone whose name is written on it, international authorities call upon a myste...

The Journey (1992) 7.1

The Journey (1992)

A young man living in a cold southern village in South America, decides to start a trip looking for his father. By doing this he discovers unexpected facts about his latin American essence....

Lupin III: Legend of the Gold of Babylon (1985) 6.3

Lupin III: Legend of the Gold of Babylon (1985)

In New York City, several stone tablets have been unearthed that tell a tale about the Gold of Babylon. 2 Mafia families are after it as well as Lupin the 3rd himself. An old drunken woman named Rosetta appears to know m...

Made in Abyss: Dawn of the Deep Soul (2020) 8.2

Made in Abyss: Dawn of the Deep Soul (2020)

Dawn of the Deep Soul continues the epic adventure of plucky Riko and Reg who are joined by their new friend Nanachi. Together they descend into the Abyss' treacherous fifth layer, the Sea of Corpses, and encounter the m...

Burn the Witch (2020) 7.3

Burn the Witch (2020)

Noel Niihashi and Ninny Spangcole are witch and protection agents for Wing Bind an organization for dragon conservation and management. Their mission is to protect and manage the dragons within London on behalf of the pe...

Re: Zero kara hajimeru isekai seikatsu: Death or Kiss (2017) (VG) 8.4

Re: Zero kara hajimeru isekai seikatsu: Death or Kiss (2017) (VG)

When Subaru Natsuki leaves the convenience store, the last thing he expects is to be wrenched from his everyday life and dropped into a fantasy world. Things aren't looking good for the bewildered teenager; however, not ...

20th Century Boys 3: Redemption (2009) 6.6

20th Century Boys 3: Redemption (2009)

It is 2017 and a resurrected Tomodachi rules the world. The prophecies of The New Book have all come true. Tomodachi predicts the end of the world through the spread of a lethal virus by aliens and forewarns that only th...

Smoke (1995) 7.4

Smoke (1995)

The plot of this movie, like smoke, drifts and swirls ethereally. Characters and subplots are deftly woven into a tapestry of stories and pictures which only slowly emerges to our view. This movie tries to convince us th...

Fukushima 50 (2020) 6.3

Fukushima 50 (2020)

A tsunami is triggered when a magnitude 9.0 earthquake hits the Pacific Ocean near Japan. A plant manager risks everything and stays put to handle the pending disaster once a reactor begins to leak. He is in contact with...

Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna (2020) 7.6

Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna (2020)

The team discovers that when they grow up, their relationship with their Digimon will come closer to an end. They realize that the more they fight, the faster their bond breaks and the time to choose is approaching fast....

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001) 5.8

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)

The orphaned heiress and intrepid archaeologist, Lara Croft, embarks on a dangerous quest to retrieve the two halves of an ancient artefact which controls time before it falls into the wrong hands. As an extremely rare p...

Charisma (1999) 6.9

Charisma (1999)

A seasoned detective is called in to rescue a politician held hostage by a lunatic. In a brief moment of uncertainty, he misses the chance for action. Leaving his job and family without explanation, he makes his way to a...

One Week Friends (2017) 7

One Week Friends (2017)

Similar to Forget Me Not (2015), One Week Friends takes the viewer to a high school where a boy is fascinated with and falls for a cute class-mate of his. The girl is a loner who has no friends. She gets approached by cl...