Tag: tokyo-japan

Rage (2016) 7.1

Rage (2016)

A grisly unsolved murder links three seemingly unrelated stories in three different Japanese cities.::TIFF...

Shinjuku Swan (2015) 5.6

Shinjuku Swan (2015)

Set in Kabukicho, an entertainment and red-light district in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. The main character Tatsuhiko doesn't have money or a job. One day, he meets a scout who recruits girls on the streets to work in the ad...

Tokyo Raiders (2000) 5.9

Tokyo Raiders (2000)

Is anyone who he says he is in this caper that moves from Hong Kong and Las Vegas to Tokyo? Ken doesn't show up in Vegas for his wedding; his disconsolate bride, Macy, heads home for Hong Kong and finds John, an interior...

Hachi-ko (1987) 8.1

Hachi-ko (1987)

The true story about a dog's loyalty to its master, even after his death.::Jonas Thers...

Tetsuo II: Body Hammer (1992) 6.4

Tetsuo II: Body Hammer (1992)

Sequel to "Tetsuo" this time has the Iron Man transforming into cyberkinetic gun when a gang of vicious skinheads kidnap his son. When the skinheads capture him, they begin to experiment on him...speeding up the mutative...

Supergirl s5 e17 Deus Lex Machina 8.2

Supergirl s5 e17 Deus Lex Machina

Lex's plans since Crisis and his emergence as a hero on the new Earth are revealed, as he secretly manipulates Lena, Supergirl, Eve, and Leviathan against each other to undermine Leviathan and bring about the death of th...

DuckTales s3 e6 Astro B.O.Y.D.! 9

DuckTales s3 e6 Astro B.O.Y.D.!

Gyro, Fenton and Huey take a malfunctioning B.O.Y.D. back to the lab where he was created in Japan, but as Huey bonds with the robot boy, a secret from Gyro's past threatens to destroy the city and Gizmoduck.::Tyler53841...

Making the Cut s1 e6 Opposing Forces 6.4

Making the Cut s1 e6 Opposing Forces

In front of the oldest temple in Tokyo, Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn give the remaining six designers a futuristic assignment - create two looks based on the concept of opposing forces. They will then showcase their looks in ...

Making the Cut s1 e5 Streetwear 7.2

Making the Cut s1 e5 Streetwear

The designers pack their bags and head to Tokyo. Once they arrive, their assignment is to create a two-look streetwear collection. As one designer struggles to step out of their comfort zone, another designer looks to th...

Making the Cut s1 e7 Digital Marketing Campaign 6.5

Making the Cut s1 e7 Digital Marketing Campaign

The five remaining designers are challenged to create a two-look collection and a digital marketing campaign. In addition to a fashion show, the designers will have to act as creative directors in a photo shoot with thei...

Tokyo Ghoul-2017 5.8

Tokyo Ghoul-2017

In Tokyo, the shy student Kaneki Ken dates the girl Kamishiro Rize and while in a lonely park, she attacks him since she is a flesh-eater ghoul. Kaneki escapes but soon he learns that he has become a ghoul. He befriends ...

Rurouni Kenshin Part I: Origins-2012 7.5

Rurouni Kenshin Part I: Origins-2012

In 1868, after the end of the Bakumatsu war, the former assassin Kenshin Himura promises to defend those in need without killing. Kenshin wanders through Japan with a reverse-edged sword during the transition of the samu...

Jiro Dreams of Sushi-2011 7.9

Jiro Dreams of Sushi-2011

In the basement of a Tokyo office building, 85 year old sushi master Jiro Ono works tirelessly in his world renowned restaurant, Sukiyabashi Jiro. As his son Yoshikazu faces the pressures of stepping into his father's sh...

Detroit Metal City-2008 6.7

Detroit Metal City-2008

Soichi Negishi moved to Tokyo to chase his dream of becoming a musician playing stylish, Swedish-style pop. Instead, he finds himself leading the death metal band Detroit Metal City, or DMC, as the costumed and grotesque...

K-20: The Fiend with Twenty Faces-2008 6.6

K-20: The Fiend with Twenty Faces-2008

Set in a fictional Japanese city in 1949, a master criminal hones in on his latest victim.::Anonymous...

Aegis-2005 5.5

Aegis-2005

A biological weapon is smuggled aboard a high tech battleship named Aegis. Militants are determined to unleash it on Japan. But a brave Chief Petty Officer has other ideas. He and an undercover agent attempt to stop them...

Midnight Diner 2-2016 7.4

Midnight Diner 2-2016

When people finish their day and hurry home, his day starts. His diner is open from midnight to seven in the morning. They call it "Midnight Diner". Pork, Miso soup combo, Beer, Sake and Shochu is all that he has on his ...

Dawn of the Felines-2017 5.7

Dawn of the Felines-2017

A story of three escort girls living in Ikebukuro, Tokyo. They work at the same escort service while feeling lonely in their urban lives.::Anonymous...

Trains of Thoughts-2012 7.8

Trains of Thoughts-2012

Trains of Thoughts is an audio-visual essay, which reflects upon and compares metro systems around the world. It is an exploration of a world inside the world as well as feelings, fascination, obsession, fear and themes ...

The Lowlife-2017 5.5

The Lowlife-2017

This is the story of three Japanese women in the glamourous world of adult film. There is Miho who is a house wife in her thirties and needs to do something new with herself. There is Ayako the teenage high school girl w...

Tokyo Project-2017 6.5

Tokyo Project-2017

Sebastian is on a business trip to Tokyo. Handsome and hip, he represents a high-end Brooklyn men's grooming product company that has been finding much success in Japan. But while his business is going well, there's a sa...

Side Job.-2017 6.2

Side Job.-2017

Directed by the novelist behind the script, Side Job focuses on Miyuki, who lost her mother to the earthquake and subsequent tsunami in the nuclear disaster area of Fukushima, Japan, who works at the local city hall and ...

Forgive – Don’t Forget-2018 6.3

Forgive – Don’t Forget-2018

During Japan's surrender at the end of World War II, numerous swords were confiscated by American officers. In order to better understand the past and build a bridge between cultures in the present, a filmmaker attempts ...

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...

Drowning Love-2016 6

Drowning Love-2016

Natsume - a teen fashion model from Tokyo - feels empty inside after having moved into a country town with her family. One day, she meets Koh, heir of Shinto priest family ruling the area and finds herself falling under ...

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...

Earthquake Bird-2019 6.4

Earthquake Bird-2019

In 1989 Tokyo, Lucy Fly, an enigmatic expat haunted by a painful past, enters into an intense relationship with Teiji, a handsome yet similarly troubled local photographer. Lucy's imperturbable exterior begins to crack w...

Mademoiselle C-2013 5.7

Mademoiselle C-2013

A documentary focused on former Vogue Paris editor-in-chief and fashion stylist Carine Roitfeld as she moves to New York to launch her own magazine.::Anonymous...

All the Days Before Tomorrow-2007 6.1

All the Days Before Tomorrow-2007

In this quirky episodic tale about a friendship that's almost something more, Wes and Alison are pals who ought to be lovers, but their timing has never been right. When Alison makes a late-night visit to Wes on the eve ...

Babies-2010 7.1

Babies-2010

A look at one year in the life of four babies from around the world, from Mongolia to Namibia to San Francisco to Tokyo.::anon...

Inuyashiki-2018 6.7

Inuyashiki-2018

Inuyashiki Ichirou is down on his luck. While only 58 years old, his geriatric looks often have him written off as a pathetic old man by the world around him and he's constantly ignored and disrespected by his family des...

Patlabor: The Movie-1989 7.1

Patlabor: The Movie-1989

A mysterious suicide and a series of unmanned robot run-aways sparks off a Police investigation into the suspicious software on-board thousands of industrial robots around Tokyo. Step by step, the police find themselves ...

Sound of the Mountain-1954 7.8

Sound of the Mountain-1954

The businessman Ogata Shingo works with his son Shuichi, who is his secretary, and they live together in the suburb with their wives Yasuko and Kikuko respectively. Shuichi has a love affair and a loveless marriage with ...

Bel Canto-2018 5.3

Bel Canto-2018

A world-renowned opera singer becomes trapped in a hostage situation when she's invited to perform for a wealthy industrialist in South America....

Survival Family-2016 7.2

Survival Family-2016

When a blackout occurs an ordinary family in Tokyo believes power would be restored shortly. As the lack of power persists and all sources of energy show no sign of returning to functionality the family heads out south t...

Cure-1997 7.4

Cure-1997

A wave of gruesome murders is sweeping Tokyo. The only connection is a bloody X carved into the neck of each of the victims. In each case, the murderer is found near the victim and remembers nothing of the crime. Detecti...

Asphaltgorillas-2018 5.6

Asphaltgorillas-2018

A gangster in Berlin tries to change his fate....

Wicked City-1992 5.6

Wicked City-1992

Taki is assigned to go after Daishu, a businessman who is suspected by the police to be selling the drug "happiness", a drug from the Rapter's world that causes people to "evaporate" if they stop taking it. Actually it i...

The Toxic Avenger Part II-1989 5.1

The Toxic Avenger Part II-1989

The Toxic Avenger is lured to Tokyo, Japan by the evil corporation Apocalypse Inc. So while the Toxic Avenger is fighting crime in Tokyo, Apocalypse Inc. spread evil in Tromaville....

The Ramen Girl-2008 6.3

The Ramen Girl-2008

Abby, four years out of college, an aimless child of privilege, comes to Tokyo to be with her boyfriend, who promptly leaves for Osaka. She wants to stay in Tokyo in hopes he'll come back to her, but she's miserable: she...