Tag: Kumiko Asô

The Wonderland (2019) 6.1

The Wonderland (2019)

The story follows Akane, a girl with no self-confidence. On the day before her birthday, she meets a mysterious alchemist Hippocrates and their student Pipo, who both tell her they're on a mission to save the world. Toge...

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...

Colourful (2010) 7.4

Colourful (2010)

There is a train station on the other side of death, yet not all who arrive on the platform will be judged ready for passage onwards. For one unready soul, there will be both a test and a second chance. Rather than be re...

Dororo (2007) 6.4

Dororo (2007)

In the year 3048, the wounded Lord Kagemitsu Daigo proposes a deal to rule the whole world to forty-eight demons in their sealed temple. In return, the demons ask forty-eight parts of the body of his unborn son. When the...

Pulse (2001) 6.5

Pulse (2001)

After one of their friends commits suicide, strange things begin happening to a group of young Tokyo residents. One of them sees visions of his dead friend in the shadows on the wall, while another's computer keeps showi...

Casshern-2004 6.1

Casshern-2004

In a world with an alternate history, a great war finally comes to an end leaving the earth diseased and polluted. The geneticist Dr. Azuma vies for support from the government for his neo-cell treatment that he claims c...

LOUDER! Can’t Hear What You’re Singin’, Wimp!-2018 5.1

LOUDER! Can’t Hear What You’re Singin’, Wimp!-2018

A super-loud singer is losing his voice due to his overuse of a super-loud voice-drug. Will a super-soft singer be able to help him somehow?::softsofa ...

Fly Me to the Saitama-2019 6.6

Fly Me to the Saitama-2019

In a world where people are discriminated based on their birthplace, Saitama Prefecture is particularly criticized by the people in Tokyo. One day, a mysterious male student named Rei Asami transfers to Hakuhodo Academy,...

The Tale of Nishino-2014 6.2

The Tale of Nishino-2014

Yukihiko Nishino is very popular with women, but, in the end, he is always dumped by a woman. Yukihiko seeks out his true love.::Jiilo_Kim...

Adrift in Tokyo-2007 7.4

Adrift in Tokyo-2007

Takemura has no friends and no family. He's a student but he doesn't have any particular ambitions. In other words, he isn't going anywhere fast. Were all this not enough, the sorry sad sack has a debt of 800,000 yen. Fu...

The Boy and the Beast-2015 7.7

The Boy and the Beast-2015

The latest feature film from award-winning Japanese director Mamoru Hosoda (Summer Wars, Wolf Children): When Kyuta, a young orphan living on the streets of Shibuya, stumbles into a fantastic world of beasts, he's taken ...

Insutanto numa-2009 7

Insutanto numa-2009

A quirky young woman who loves antiques embarks on risky adventures and business endeavors with her eccentric friends, trying to score a unique item that will finally be worth a huge profit after her sacrificed savings t...

Ringu 0-2000 6

Ringu 0-2000

The prequel to the horror film Ringu, this movie provides the background story of how Sadako later became the vengeful murdering spirit. The story starts with her as a shy, somewhat withdrawn, college student who nonethe...

Achilles and the Tortoise-2008 7.4

Achilles and the Tortoise-2008

Machisu is a painter. He never had the success he thinks he is entitled to. Regardless of this, he always remains trying to be successful. His wife Sachiko keeps supporting him, despite all setbacks.::Rene Guillot...