Tag: japanese-woman

Kaiji: Final Game (2020) 4.9

Kaiji: Final Game (2020)

Kaiji (played by Tatsuya Fujiwara) is about to ave his life changed. The thrill is beyond anything hr, or most people, have experienced. The adventure is not without risk and danger however. he is given four games, which...

We Make Antiques 2 (2020) 5.1

We Make Antiques 2 (2020)

The central Kansai region of Japan is the setting for the historic cities of Sakai and Kyoto. Noda and Koike from We Make Antiques are back and together for the tea ceremony by Furuta Shigenari who is the master of the c...

I Have Loved you for 30 Years, Yayoi (2020) 4.4

I Have Loved you for 30 Years, Yayoi (2020)

They are school-mates who deal with one another, their lives, school and tragedy. They are close and events draw them closer through common bonds, but they shy away from the ultimate candour that is their feelings for on...

Dreams (1990) 7.8

Dreams (1990)

This is essentially eight separate short films, though with some overlaps in terms of characters and thematic material - chiefly that of man's relationship with his environment. 'Sunshine Through The Rain': a young boy i...

Bed & Board (1970) 7.5

Bed & Board (1970)

Some time after "Baisers Volés", Antoine Doinel (Jean-Pierre Léaud) and Christine Darbon (Claude Jade) are married and Antoine works dying flowers, and Christine is pregnant and gives private classes of violin. When Chri...

One Night (2019) 6.2

One Night (2019)

Koharu's children are torn apart and live independent of one another. Years pass and the family reunites. They each have a story to tell. One was so affected he can not articulate himself well. Another is a writer, but i...

It Feels So Good (2019) 6.5

It Feels So Good (2019)

When it rains it pours. Kenji divorced his wife, lost his job and his old squeeze Naoko is getting married back home in the north of Japan, specifically in Akita. He returns there in order to attend her wedding. Naoko su...

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006) 6

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)

An American teenager named Sean Boswell is a loner in school, however he challenges his rival for an illegal street racing, and he totals his car in the end of the race. To avoid time in prison he is sent to Tokyo to liv...

Romance Doll (2020) 6.2

Romance Doll (2020)

It was a pre-destined love and marriage for Sonoko and Tetsuo. They tied the knot and became husband and wife no questions asked. All is well then. Well, perhaps not. Each holds a secret that even the binds of matrimony ...

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 ...

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...

Deadball (2011) 5.3

Deadball (2011)

Baseball prodigy Jubeh Yakyu (Tak Sakaguchi) is the most feared and dangerous juvenile delinquent in all of Japan. After accidentally causing the death of his father with a super-powered, deadly fireball pitch, Jubeh swo...

Love at Least (2018) 6.7

Love at Least (2018)

Yasuko is a hikikomori and has hypersomnia which means she has trouble staying awake during the day. She lives with her boyfriend Tsunagi, who works in the editorial department at a magazine. Her frustration grows, becau...

Kuroneko (1968) 7.7

Kuroneko (1968)

A woman and her daughter-in-law are raped and murdered by samurais during the time of civil war. Afterwards, a series of samurai returning from the war through that area are found mysteriously dead with their throats tor...

The Antique: Secret of the Old Books (2018) 5.4

The Antique: Secret of the Old Books (2018)

Kamakura south of Tokyo has a special book store, which is operated by Shioriko. She loves her books, her store and stocks rarities and specialties. Daisuke also works there. A stranger targets the store and seems to be ...

Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island (1956) 7.6

Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island (1956)

A humble and simple Takezo abandons his life as a knight errant. He's sought as a teacher and vassal by Shogun, Japan's most powerful clan leader. He's also challenged to fight by the supremely confident and skillful Sas...

Samurai Shifters (2019) 5.9

Samurai Shifters (2019)

The noble Katagiri Harunosuke is both a warrior and a scholar. He is a samurai in the employment of his lord or Daimyo and also a bookworm. His newest and somewhat surprising task is to lead the effort to relocate the lo...

Ichi-2008 6.6

Ichi-2008

Following the footsteps of the blind masseur and swordsman Zatoichi comes Ichi, a woman and a daughter who travels the land as a 'goze' or visually impaired woman who plays the traditional three-stringed shamisen. This w...

Harakiri-1962 8.7

Harakiri-1962

Peace in 17th-century Japan causes the Shogunate's breakup of warrior clans, throwing thousands of samurai out of work and into poverty. An honorable end to such fate under the samurai code is ritual suicide, or hara-kir...

Kamome Diner-2006 7.1

Kamome Diner-2006

Where are we welcome? On a quiet street in Helsinki, Sachie has opened a diner featuring rice balls. For a month she has no customers. Then, in short order, she has her first customer, meets Midori, a gangly Japanese tou...

Tokyo Idols-2017 6.8

Tokyo Idols-2017

Girl bands and their pop music permeate every moment of Japanese life. Following an aspiring pop singer and her fans, Tokyo Idols explores a cultural phenomenon driven by an obsession with young female sexuality, and the...

Tori Girl!-2017 6.5

Tori Girl!-2017

Toriyama Yukina is finally in at the university of her choice to major in science. She studied hard to get in. The school is not exactly as she had imagined however. She has a crush on Kei and is motivated to join the ma...

Bento Harassment-2019 6.8

Bento Harassment-2019

Single mother Kaori's daughter is in high school. The woman does her best, but the daughter is being as rebellious and cliched as she can possibly muster. Kaori tries the carrot and the stick. She tries to incent her dau...

Wet Woman in the Wind-2016 6

Wet Woman in the Wind-2016

The playwright Kosuke (Tasuku Nagaoka) has withdrawn from the world and women. He leaves Tokyo and starts to live alone in the forest. One day he runs into the sexual free spirit Shiori (Yuki Mamiya). She immediately set...

First Love-2019 7.1

First Love-2019

Leo is a young boxer, successful but unable to show emotion. He has a fight scheduled and is sure that he will win. Instead, his opponent knocks him out. This triggers a chain of unpleasant events involving drugs, corrup...

Love and Lies-2017 6.8

Love and Lies-2017

This live-action film is set in a modern Japan where the government combats a low birthrate by matching men and women dependent on an analysis of their DNA. With two men and a girl as the main focus the story revolves ar...

Foreboding-2017 5.8

Foreboding-2017

Miyuki is seeing apparitions at home and worrying her friend Etsuko. It is time for Miyuki to see a shrink. Etsuko's husband is Tatsuo and comes across something no one would believe, a doctor apparently not of this eart...

ReLIFE-2017 7

ReLIFE-2017

Arata Kaizaki is 27 years-old and unemployed. He quit his prior job after working for the company for 3 months. Arata Kaizaki decides to take part in a research program "ReLIFE." He takes medication that makes him look 1...

37 Seconds-2019 7.3

37 Seconds-2019

Yuma is a grown woman now with the obligations and duties that come with it. Nevermind that she went 37 seconds without breathing upon birth, which resulted in her developing and living with cerebral palsy. She is disabl...

Samurai Marathon 1855-2019 6.3

Samurai Marathon 1855-2019

The American imperialists are at the door and intruding on Japan. To assess and train his troops the lord of the land announces a marathon through the land crisscrossing shores, forests and the mountain. The shogunate in...

Our Departures-2018 7.1

Our Departures-2018

Akira is widowed and left with a pre-teen stepson. Travelling with him to her late husband's hometown, she meets her odd father-in-law and yet decides to make a go of living and working there. She attends training and jo...

Tremble All You Want-2017 7.1

Tremble All You Want-2017

Virgin twenty-something girl is neat, talented and professional, although almost too much of all these. She is an office lady who still romanticizes a school-mate, but has the opportunity to move on and forward with a ma...

Himeanole-2016 6.9

Himeanole-2016

Getting two stories in one, Himeanôru depicts the story of co-workers where one of them is gunning to make a cafe's waitress his. When the co-worker visits the said cafe to see the waitress his friend is yearning for, he...

A Long Goodbye-2019 7

A Long Goodbye-2019

A seventy-year-old retired school headmaster informs his wife and daughters that he has Alzheimer's disease. They are all concerned, but react differently due to their individual situations. The family watches as the hus...

Narratage-2017 5.5

Narratage-2017

Izumi is a sophomore university student when she hears from her former high school teacher and mentor Takashi. They were both involved in the school drama club. She liked him. He liked her. Takashi asks Izumi to return t...

Farewell Song-2019 7.1

Farewell Song-2019

Haru and Reo perform as musical duo Haru-Reo. With their indie music, they suddenly get popular. Even with their newfound success, they decide to disband the duo. Haru-Reo go on one last tour together. Their roadie Shima...

The Scythian Lamb-2017 6.4

The Scythian Lamb-2017

Suffering from population decline, the small seaside town of Uobuka decides to welcome 6 strangers into the community. A malevolent fishing boat operator (Kazuki Kitamura), a sexy caregiver, a frightening launderer, a ti...

The Crimes That Bind-2018 7.1

The Crimes That Bind-2018

Michiko came to Tokyo to visit Hiromi, but is instead found murdered. The renter of Michiko's place is missing. The police is having a hard time finding clues and solving the case. There are not any clues and a connectio...

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 ...

Killing-2018 6.6

Killing-2018

Set during the tumultuous mid-19th century Edo period of Japan, Killing is the story of a masterless samurai or ronin named Ikematsu Sosuke. As the prevalent peace and tranquility are sure to be replaced by war and confl...