Tag: Japan

Belladonna of Sadness-1973 7.4

Belladonna of Sadness-1973

Blessed--and at the same time cursed--with the precious but fatal gift of beauty, the young peasant, Jeanne, falls in love with the beautiful villager, Jean, in late-1800s France. However, as the village's foul feudal lo...

Ikigami-2008 7.2

Ikigami-2008

Ikigami takes place in a dystopian society where the government has implemented the "Prosperity Law". This law dictates 1 in 1000 random citizens ages 18~24 will die for the state in a mandatory lottery. Death occurs at ...

The Missing Tourist-2017 5.2

The Missing Tourist-2017

When a Japanese tourist goes missing in Canada's remote north during a trip to view the Aurora Borealis, a community is left reeling for answers in this unsettling and revealing cultural mystery....

Lupin the Third: Strange Psychokinetic Strategy-1974 5.3

Lupin the Third: Strange Psychokinetic Strategy-1974

This Lupin the Third movie is set before he meets Daisuke Jigen, Goemon Ishikawa, or Fujiko Mine. It starts out with Lupin meeting a cute girl, who's on her way to being locked up. Lupin busts her out, only to be left be...

Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch R2 Special Edition Zero Requiem-2009 7.9
Mothra vs. Godzilla-1964 6.5

Mothra vs. Godzilla-1964

A greedy developer has placed huge machines to suck dry a part of the ocean near Tokyo so he can put luxury condos there. After a storm, a giant egg washes up on the beach nearby and is immediately put on public display....

What Did the Lady Forget?-1937 7.2

What Did the Lady Forget?-1937

An affluent medical professor, Komiya, and his bossy wife, Tokio, are to look after Setsuko, their high-spirited niece from Osaka. Setsuko is a liberated woman who does what she wants, including smoking, even though she ...

Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster-1964 6.6

Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster-1964

A princess who gets controlled by aliens form Venus who assassins are after who a police officer must protect. Mean while Godzilla and rodan returns to wreak some havoc on japan . While that is happening a meteor crashes...

The Emperor’s Naked Army Marches On-1987 8.2

The Emperor’s Naked Army Marches On-1987

This documentary was five years in the making, and revolves around 62-year-old Okuzaki Kenzo, a survivor of the battlefields of New Guinea in World War II who gained notoriety by slingshooting steel pinballs at Emperor S...

Cowboy Bebop: The Movie-2001 7.9

Cowboy Bebop: The Movie-2001

The year is 2071. Following a terrorist bombing, a deadly virus is released on the populace of Mars and the government has issued a 300 million woo-long reward, the largest bounty in history, for the capture of whoever i...

Big in Japan-2018 6.7

Big in Japan-2018

After hearing about the huge demand for foreign talent in Japan, 'ordinary guy' Dave sets out on an outrageous mission to understand fame... by doing whatever it takes to get it....

Out of the Cradle-2018 8.1

Out of the Cradle-2018

How did humanity's earliest ancestors evolve into one of the most successful species on Earth? An extraordinary journey tracing the footsteps of early hominids. Using the latest paleoanthropological findings mixed with t...

Dare to Stop Us-2018 6.5

Dare to Stop Us-2018

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Godzilla-1954 7.6

Godzilla-1954

When seventeen vessels blow-up and sink nearby Odo Island, Professor Kyohei Yamane, his daughter Emiko Yamane and the marine Hideto Ogata head to the island to investigate. Soon they witness a giant monster called Gojira...

Stolen Desire-1958 7.1

Stolen Desire-1958

A rumbunctious and ribald tale of a troupe of travelling actors who alternate highlights of kabuki theatre with strip shows.::Anonymous...

Arctic Dogs-2019 3.7

Arctic Dogs-2019

Swifty the Arctic Fox (Jeremy Renner) works in the mailroom of the Arctic Blast Delivery Service, but he has much bigger dreams. He yearns to become a Top Dog, the Arctic's star husky couriers. To prove he can do it, he ...

3 Ninjas Kick Back-1994 4.5

3 Ninjas Kick Back-1994

During a championship baseball match, the three brothers hear that their grandfather in Japan is in trouble, and head out to help him, conceding the match. When they arrive in Japan, they must use all their powers to def...

Paprika-2006 7.7

Paprika-2006

Three scientists at the Foundation for Psychiatric Research fail to secure a device they've invented, the D.C. Mini, which allows people to record and watch their dreams. A thief uses the device to enter people's minds, ...

Suspect X-2008 7.5

Suspect X-2008

It's another battle of the wits for the brilliant but eccentric physicist, Yukawa, and detective, Kaoru.::American Film Market...

Street Fighter IV: The Ties That Bind-2009 5.4

Street Fighter IV: The Ties That Bind-2009

An anime OVA based on the Street Fighter IV Video game....

Kaiji: The Ultimate Gambler-2009 6.5

Kaiji: The Ultimate Gambler-2009

Kaiji Ito moves to Japan after graduating from high school. Unable to find a job and frustrated with society at large, Kaiji spends his days gambling, vandalizing cars, and drinking booze. Two years later and his life no...

Psycho-Pass: Sinners of the System Case 2 First Guardian-2019 7.1

Psycho-Pass: Sinners of the System Case 2 First Guardian-2019

2112; the summer before Akane Tsunemori was assigned to Criminal Investigation Department. Teppei Sugo, an accomplished pilot of the Defense Army, joins the military operation in Okinawa. Three months later, an unmanned ...

Psycho-Pass: Sinners of the System Case.3 – Onshuu no Kanata ni-2019 7.1

Psycho-Pass: Sinners of the System Case.3 – Onshuu no Kanata ni-2019

Following the incident in the Southeast Asia Union in 2116, Shinya Kogami resumes his vagrant journey. In a small South Asian nation, Kogami rescues a bus of refugees under attack by armed guerrilla forces. Among the ref...

Psycho-Pass: Sinners of the System Case 1 Crime and Punishment-2019 6.9

Psycho-Pass: Sinners of the System Case 1 Crime and Punishment-2019

A runaway vehicle crashes into the Public Safety Bureau Building. The driver is identified as Izumi Yasaka, a psychological counselor at the Sanctuary, a Latent Criminal Isolation Facility in Aomori Prefecture. But right...

While the Women Are Sleeping-2016 5.5

While the Women Are Sleeping-2016

While vacationing with his wife, a writer (Hidetoshi Nishijima) begins following another man (Takeshi Kitano) and woman (Shiori Kutsuna) who are guests at the resort hotel where he stays....

Stray Dog-1949 7.9

Stray Dog-1949

Murukami, a young homicide detective, has his pocket picked on a bus and loses his pistol. Frantic and ashamed, he dashes about trying to recover the weapon without success until taken under the wing of an older and wise...

Godzilla 2000-1999 6.1

Godzilla 2000-1999

Godzilla returns in a brand-new movie that ignores all preceding movies except for the original with a brand new look and a powered up atomic ray. This time he battles a mysterious UFO that later transforms into a myster...

The Professor and His Beloved Equation-2006 7.3

The Professor and His Beloved Equation-2006

This is the story between a single mother housekeeper and mathematics professor, who has a brain damage.::Anonymous...

Rebirth-2011 7.3

Rebirth-2011

After the collapse of their relationship, Kiwako abducts the 6-month old child of a man she was having an affair with. Raising the child as her own, it is four years before the authorities catch up with her and the young...

Genocidal Organ-2017 6.4

Genocidal Organ-2017

Set in a time when Sarajevo was obliterated by a homemade nuclear device, the story reflects a world inundated with genocide. An American man by the name of John Paul seems to be responsible for all of this and intellige...

Reversal of Fortune-1990 7.2

Reversal of Fortune-1990

Alan Dershowitz a brilliant professor of law is hired by wealthy socialite Claus von Bulow to attempt to overturn his two convictions for attempted murder of his extremely wealthy wife. Based on a true story the film con...

All Monsters Attack-1969 3.8

All Monsters Attack-1969

Ichiro is a highly imaginative, but lonely, boy growing up in urban Tokyo. Every day he comes home to the empty apartment he shares with his railroad worker father and his restaurant hostess mother. His only friends are ...

Big Man Japan-2007 6.3

Big Man Japan-2007

An eccentric man aged about 40 lives alone in a decrepit house in Tokyo. He periodically transforms into a giant, about 30 meters tall, and defends Japan by battling similarly sized monsters that turn up and destroy buil...

Born to Be Wild-1995 5.1

Born to Be Wild-1995

Rick Heller is a juvenile delinquent who keeps getting himself into trouble. To keep him out of trouble his mother puts him to work cleaning the cage of a gorilla named Katie which she is teaching to communicate through ...

64: Part 2-2016 6.4

64: Part 2-2016

In 2002, a new kidnapping case takes place. The kidnapper introduces himself as "Sato" (sugar) and demands twenty million yen for ransom....

Feel the Wind-2009 6.7

Feel the Wind-2009

Two talented runners who have not fulfilled their potential meet by chance and rekindle their enthusiasm for the sport.::Anonymous...

Sadako-2019 4.3

Sadako-2019

A girl with amnesia is under the care of counselor Mayu. The patient is under police guard and of special interest. Yet, not many know why and the girl herself is oblivious to everything. At the same time, Mayu's brother...

The Last Hero-1982 6.1

The Last Hero-1982

The Story about Kitano Akio competing in All Japan Road Race Championship , the International Class A 500cc class.::Hans...

The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin-2014 7.3

The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin-2014

Dan is a 35 year old computer programmer from Pittsburgh who lives a busy life. Along with balancing work, his marriage, and raising his three boys, Dan spends much of his time actively involved in all things Bitcoin. Af...

The War in Space-1977 4.9

The War in Space-1977

Earth is attacked by alien spacecraft from Venus. But a Japanese scientist has constructed a space craft, the Gohten, with which he may save humanity.::Mattias Thuresson ...