Tag: Japan

The Hunt for Bin Laden (2012) (TV) 6.9

The Hunt for Bin Laden (2012) (TV)

Witness the 20-year, billion-dollar hunt for the Al-Qaeda leader, as told by the main players who finally brought him down.::Anonymous...

Midnight Diner (2014) 7.5

Midnight Diner (2014)

A cook opens a restaurant that only serves from midnight till dawn. One day, he discovers an obituary urn. Follow the stories of his regulars tangled around this urn.::Julien zarka...

Lupin the 3rd: Napoleon’s Dictionary (1991) (TV) 6.5

Lupin the 3rd: Napoleon’s Dictionary (1991) (TV)

After Lupin steals an old fashion car from a museum in New York. He uses the car to compete in an old school car race in Europe. Reason why is he's after the grand prize, the Dictionary of Napoleon. The book contains the...

Children Who Chase Lost Voices (2011) 7.2

Children Who Chase Lost Voices (2011)

A coming of age story involving young love and a mysterious music, coming from a crystal radio left as a memento by an absent father, that leads a young heroine deep into a hidden world.::Anonymous...

The Woman Who Keeps a Murderer (2019) 5.2

The Woman Who Keeps a Murderer (2019)

When Kyoko was a child her stepfather loved her sexually. She took refuge in the world of fantasy and multiple personalities. Kyoko has three flat-mates now one of whom is a lesbian who is into Kyoko. In turn, Kyoko is b...

Sanada Yukimura no bouryaku (1979) 5.9

Sanada Yukimura no bouryaku (1979)

Generel Sanada, seeking retribution for the murder of his father and a lost battle, both conceived by the Shogun, devises a series of brilliant plans to thwart the Shogun's overwhelming strength.::Troy Eppley...

Seduction of Eros (1972) 5.7

Seduction of Eros (1972)

Tane, a female clerk of a rubber company in a corner of an industrial area facing Tokyo Bay is a quirky woman, also living on the second floor of the company warehouse....

Wet Sand in August (1971) 6.4

Wet Sand in August (1971)

One summer morning, Kiyoshi (Shosuke Hirose) is racing on his bike down the beach. While there, a girl with her clothes torn up is thrown out from a green convertible. This is how he and Sanae (Teresa Noda) first meet. A...

Als die Sonne vom Himmel fiel (2015) 7.6

Als die Sonne vom Himmel fiel (2015)

Tracing the past of her deceased grandfather who worked as a young doctor in the Red Cross hospital of HirSwiss-Japanese filmmaker Aya Domenig, the granddaughter of a doctor on duty during the 1945 atomic bombing of Hiro...

Raigyo (1997) 5.6

Raigyo (1997)

A black clad woman murders a man that she had just met by chance through a phone sex club.::Anonymous...

Re: Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu: Hyouketsu no Kizuna (2019) 7

Re: Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu: Hyouketsu no Kizuna (2019)

In this prequel to Re:Zero Starting Life in a New World From Zero, we learn how Puck and Emilia met. We also learn about why Emilia is insecure.::Sailnir...

Delicate Skillful Fingers (1972) 6.7

Delicate Skillful Fingers (1972)

A girl falls for a pickpocketer who gets arrested, so she hooks up with his ex-girlfriend and his ex-cellmate....

Sakuran (2006) 6.9

Sakuran (2006)

A young girl is sold into a red-light district brothel and tries to adapt to life as an oiran (courtesan).::Samovarkov...

I Just Didn’t Do It (2006) 7.6

I Just Didn’t Do It (2006)

An unemployed young man is on the packed Tokyo subway en route to a job interview when a schoolgirl grabs him by the wrist and fingers him as a molester. A man was feeling her up on the train. The young man is arrested a...

Lupin III: The Fuma Conspiracy (1987) 7.1

Lupin III: The Fuma Conspiracy (1987)

Lupin (referred to as "Rupan" in AnimEigo's translations) must rescue his companion Goemon's bride-to-be after she is kidnapped by a ninja clan intent on stealing her family's ancestral treasure....

Thermae Romae II (2014) 6.1

Thermae Romae II (2014)

A sequel to the comedy Thermae Romae, an adaptation of Yamazaki Mari's popular comic. A Roman Empire bathhouse architect discovers he is able to travel through time when in need of inspiration. Things get messy, however,...

Adrenaline Drive (1999) 6.9

Adrenaline Drive (1999)

This parody of popular Japanese teenage girls' romances includes slapstick in a comedy of robbers versus robbers. When a gas leak explodes at a yakuza's headquarters, a shy, timid nurse and a meek rental car clerk gain p...

Sensou to seishun (1991) 6.8

Sensou to seishun (1991)

An auto repairman's daughter questions him about what happened to her aunt during the war, but the father remains reticent. Finally the man opens up, and the girl is able to piece together her aunt's tragic story.::Avist...

Kaze no sotogawa (2007) 6.5
Welcome Back, Mr. McDonald (1997) 7.8

Welcome Back, Mr. McDonald (1997)

A radio play is going to go on air at a Tokyo radio station. It is a weepy melodrama written by housewife Miyako, who is the winner of the competition run by the station. Suddenly, the hot-tempered lead actress Nokko dec...

By Player (2000) 7

By Player (2000)

Film inspired by the life of Japanese actor Taiji Tonoyama, with whom Kaneto Shindo had worked on many occasions, with the help of archive images and fragments of the most famous films of the director. The actress Nobuko...

Tokyo Skin (1996) 6

Tokyo Skin (1996)

Amidst the swirl of Tokyo's seamy nightlife of designer drugs, casual sex, and American slang, Zhou turns 30. It's a spiritual crisis for this Chinese immigrant who quotes Confucius, this Lothario and con artist who fenc...

Closed Diary (2007) 6.7

Closed Diary (2007)

Kae Horii (Erika Sawajiri) moves into her new flat in an undisclosed area of Kyoto. While unpacking her belongings, she discovers a hidden compartment behind a inconspicuous mirror. In that compartment, Kae finds a noteb...

Honey & Clover (2006) 6.4

Honey & Clover (2006)

Shy architect Takemoto, pensive ceramics student Ayumi, hardworking senior Mayama, and super-senior artistic madman Morita are four students at an art college in Japan, each taught by Professor Hanamoto. When artistic pr...

Aisuru (1997) 6.4

Aisuru (1997)

Two young people meet by chance and fall in love but the woman is diagnosed with leprosy and sent away to a remote mountain sanitorium....

Sweet Rain: Accuracy of Death (2008) 7

Sweet Rain: Accuracy of Death (2008)

As the rain falls gently on the streets of Tokyo, Death emerges from the supernatural realm to decide whether or not a chosen individual will die in seven days time as scheduled. Chiba is the Grim Reaper. Precisely one w...

Infini-T Force the Movie: Farewell Gatchaman My Friend (2018) 6.9
The Adventures of Milo and Otis (1986) 7

The Adventures of Milo and Otis (1986)

The story of two animals and their adventures. Milo, the cat, and Otis, the dog, are two animals who grew up together on the same farm. One day, the two are separated and begin a journey to find each other. The adventuro...

Jotei: Kasuga no tsubone (1990) 6.9
#HandoZenryoku (2020) 5.4

#HandoZenryoku (2020)

The school's handball club is about to close down. Can social media bring it back to life? Masao Kiyota is a high school student living in Japan's southern Kumamoto Prefecture....

The First Supper (2019) 4.9

The First Supper (2019)

Under the helm of rookie director Tokiwa Shiro,a family reunites following the funeral, last rites and cremation for a meal. The widow has determined that she will cook the food for the funeral, but there is barely anyth...

It’s Me, It’s Me (2013) 5.9

It’s Me, It’s Me (2013)

Guess what can happen when you pretend you are someone else. You could be replaced by a clone when you clone someone else. Then there could be more clones and they could be everywhere. Then others recognize the clones in...

Roommate (2013) 5.7

Roommate (2013)

Harumi Hagiwara lands in the hospital after being involved in an accident. She hits it off with her nurse, Reiko Nishimura, and the two decide to move in together after she's discharged. However, Harumi begins to witness...

Black Butler (2014) 6.2

Black Butler (2014)

This story is about a young 13 year old boy named Ciel Phantomhive. Ever since his father and mother was killed in a fire, he was going into darkness being used for a ritual, unroll he summons a demon, as they made a con...

Oto-na-ri (2009) 7.1

Oto-na-ri (2009)

Nojima Satoshi (Junichi Okada) is a photographer who wants to photograph scenery, but currently works for a modeling agency where he takes picture of his best friend, a model in his 30, Shingo (Hiroyuki Ikeuchi). One day...

Phantoms (1998) 5.5

Phantoms (1998)

People have vanished in a small ski resort village nestled in the Rocky Mountains. Two sisters suspect it to be the work of a serial killer on the loose in town but there is no blood near the dead bodies, no sign of stru...

I’m Really Good (2020) 6.7
Party ‘Round the Globe (2017) 6.3
Quatermass and the Pit (1967) 7

Quatermass and the Pit (1967)

While digging a new subway line in London, a construction crew discovers first: a skeleton, then what they think is an old World War II German missile. Upon closer examination the "missile" appears to be not of this eart...

Godzilla 1985 (1985) 6.3

Godzilla 1985 (1985)

A reporter investigates the disappearance of a ship. He finds the ship and discovers that all the hands have been killed by a giant sea louse except for one. The lone survivor then tells the reporter that the ship was at...