Tag: japanese-woman

Rose and Tulip (2019) 6.8

Rose and Tulip (2019)

An acclaimed painter travels to Japan for an exhibition where he takes advantage of his free time to enjoy a Japanese bath or onsen. However, there is more to it than that. He is told that the owner of the bath has a fal...

Somebody’s Xylophone (2016) 6.1

Somebody’s Xylophone (2016)

Sayoko has moved away from the city centre and into the suburbs. She gets her hair done at a beauty salon. When she replies to a courtesy follow-up e-mail from the stylist things take an unexpected turn involving her vis...

Godzilla vs. Destoroyah (1995) 7

Godzilla vs. Destoroyah (1995)

Something has destroyed Birth Island, home of Godzilla and Little Godzilla and soon, it is discovered that Godzilla has developed a bright flaming glow, indicating that his nuclear energy is growing out of control. Feari...

Map of the Sounds of Tokyo (2009) 6

Map of the Sounds of Tokyo (2009)

A dramatic thriller that centers on a fish-market employee who doubles as a contract killer.::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...

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...

Dead Run (2005) 7

Dead Run (2005)

Shuji and his older brother Shuichi live in a sad resort town that has a virtual wall in its middle. Looking to rise him above his surroundings Shuji meets and interacts with a priest with a past, a pretty hostess, a tro...

A Flower Aflame (2016) 5.6

A Flower Aflame (2016)

When Sonoko enters a traditional Japanese arranged marriage with Amamiya facilitated by her parents the resulting union is loveless including the functional and goal-oriented sex. When the husband and wife move for his w...

Three Outlaw Samurai (1964) 7.7

Three Outlaw Samurai (1964)

Shiba, a wandering ronin, encounters a band of peasants who have kidnapped the daughter of their dictatorial magistrate in hopes of coercing from him a reduction in taxes. Shiba takes up their fight, joined by two renega...

Golden Slumber (2010) 7.1

Golden Slumber (2010)

When easy-going Aoyagi meets an old friend for a fishing trip, he ends up drugged, framed for the Prime Minister's assassination, and on the run from corrupt cops. It's only the beginning of what quickly becomes the wors...

Intervista (1987) 7

Intervista (1987)

Cinecitta, the huge movie studio outside Rome, is 50 years old and Fellini is interviewed by a Japanese TV crew about the films he has made there over the years as he begins production on his latest film. A young actor p...

Nude (2010) 5

Nude (2010)

Young and attractive, northern Japanese girl from Niigata Prefecture makes the move south to the bright lights of the Japanese capital of Tokyo upon graduating from high school. Hiromi aspires to become an actress. Her p...

Heaven’s Burning (1997) 5.7

Heaven’s Burning (1997)

"Heaven's Burning" tells the story of a man and a woman who are inexplicably thrown together, amid violence and chaos. They quickly find themselves on the run from many adversaries, but find time to fall in love along th...

Mother (2020) 7

Mother (2020)

Her name is Akiko and she is a fun-loving single mother to a young schoolboy. He needs her. She needs men. Specifically, she needs sex and attention from men and almost any man would do so sometimes the boy Shuhei does n...

Wotakoi: Love Is Hard for Otaku (2020) 5

Wotakoi: Love Is Hard for Otaku (2020)

When a woman begins a new office job she meets a childhood friend who also works there. The two are secretly nerds and love comics, animation and other entertainment. They begin to date when they find out about each othe...

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...

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...

Watashi ni unmei no koi nante arienaitte omotteta (2016) (TV) 6.1

Watashi ni unmei no koi nante arienaitte omotteta (2016) (TV)

Riko Shirono doesn't have any big expectations for a man in her life, but she works as a love simulation game planner. She receives a request for a new love game from app company TIMEIS. Soichiro Kurokawa is the CEO for ...

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...