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1. Always: Sunset on Third Street (2005)

133 min | Drama, Family

7.7
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Leaving her provincial home, teenage Mutsuko arrives in Tokyo by train to take a job in a major automotive company but finds that she is employed by a small auto repair shop owned by ... See full summary »

Director: Takashi Yamazaki | Stars: Maki Horikita, Hidetaka Yoshioka, Shin'ichi Tsutsumi, Koyuki

Votes: 2,139

2. 1 Litre of Tears (2005– )

48 min | Drama, Romance

8.8
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This TV drama version of "Ichi rittoru no namida" tells the story of 15-year-old Ikeuchi Aya, an ordinary girl and a new highschool student. But soon she discovers she has spinocerebellar ... See full summary »

Stars: Erika Sawajiri, Ryô Nishikido, Hiroko Yakushimaru, Takanori Jinnai

Votes: 2,102

3. Glasses (2007)

106 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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Taeko is a stressed career woman who leaves her life in the city for an island vacation. The vacation does not become what she expected as everyone on the island is strange.

Director: Naoko Ogigami | Stars: Satomi Kobayashi, Mikako Ichikawa, Ryô Kase, Ken Mitsuishi

Votes: 1,310

4. Dogwood Tree (2010)

128 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.9
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Sae (Yui Aragaki) is a high school student who is studying hard for her college entrance exams. She lost her father when she was very young and so lives her mother Ryoko (Hiroko Yakushimaru... See full summary »

Director: Nobuhiro Doi | Stars: Yui Aragaki, Tôma Ikuta, Nichola Grant, Manatsu Hayashi

Votes: 1,095

5. Destiny: The Tale of Kamakura (2017)

129 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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Not only is Kamakura-based Masakazu Isshiki a mystery novelist, but he is also a good detective himself. His wife Akiko and he are acquainted with all manners of creatures and gods who are ... See full summary »

Director: Takashi Yamazaki | Stars: Masato Sakai, Mitsuki Takahata, Shin'ichi Tsutsumi, Min Tanaka

Votes: 1,088

6. Legend of the Eight Samurai (1983)

133 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

6.5
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Princess Shizu's family is wiped out by an family of undead seeking revenge. The eight samurai can save her, but who and where are they?

Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Hiroko Yakushimaru, Hiroyuki Sanada, Shin'ichi Chiba, Etsuko Shihomi

Votes: 1,056

7. Always: Sunset on Third Street 2 (2007)

146 min | Drama

7.4
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Chagawa finds it increasing difficult to support his young ward Junnosuke in his store across the street from the Suzuki garage on Third Street. Unless he can provide a better life, ... See full summary »

Director: Takashi Yamazaki | Stars: Shin'ichi Hatori, Maki Horikita, Fumiyo Kohinata, Kazuki Koshimizu

Votes: 899

8. I Want To (1979)

85 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.5
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A squadron of Japanese Self-Defense Force soldiers find themselves transported through time to their country's warring states era, when rival samurai clans were battling to become the ... See full summary »

Director: Kôsei Saitô | Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Jun Etô, Moeko Ezawa, Ryô Hayami

Votes: 893

9. Unnatural (2018)

54 min | Drama

8.3
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Stories of Unnatural Death Investigation, a Japanese non-governmental organization.

Stars: Satomi Ishihara, Mikako Ichikawa, Arata Iura, Masataka Kubota

Votes: 893

10. Café Funiculi Funicula (2018)

117 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

6.9
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Kazu works for family at a café. There is a belief that occupying a specific table seat at a table allows the occupant to travel back in time. While the traveller can choose the destination... See full summary »

Director: Ayuko Tsukahara | Stars: Kasumi Arimura, Motoki Fukami, Haru, Kento Hayashi

Votes: 725

11. Princess Raccoon (2005)

111 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

6.5
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Amechiyo (The banished prince) falls in love with Tanukihime (a princess of raccoon dog disguised to human). This is an Operetta which includes comedy, singing and dancing, and a love story.

Director: Seijun Suzuki | Stars: Ziyi Zhang, Joe Odagiri, Hiroko Yakushimaru, Mikijirô Hira

Votes: 712

12. The 8-Year Engagement (2017)

119 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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Twenty-somethings Hisashi and Mai are engaged. When suddenly Mai's heart stops and she falls into a coma all Hisashi can do is remain by her side, albeit without knowing whether she might ... See full summary »

Director: Takahisa Zeze | Stars: Takeru Satoh, Tao Tsuchiya, Tetta Sugimoto, Hiroko Yakushimaru

Votes: 692

13. Always: Sunset on Third Street '64 (2012)

142 min | Drama

7.2
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The Tokyo Olympics are about to open, and Rynosuke Chagawa is excited to receive a new TV set to watch the upcoming events. His wife Hiromi is pregnant and he has built a second level on ... See full summary »

Director: Takashi Yamazaki | Stars: Hidetaka Yoshioka, Shin'ichi Tsutsumi, Koyuki, Maki Horikita

Votes: 564

14. Byakkotai (2007– )

240 min | Drama, History

6.3
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This TV-drama follows Sakai Shintaro, descendant of Sakai Mineji -a Byakkotai samurai-, and traces the tragedy of the Byakkotai, a military force composed of 340 16 to 17 years old boys during the Boshin War (Aizu war).

Stars: Yûko Asano, Aya Enjôji, Taisuke Fujigaya, Yuriko Hirooka

Votes: 458

15. Sailor Suit and Machine Gun (1981)

131 min | Action, Romance

6.3
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A teenage delinquent schoolgirl named Izumi Hoshi inherits her father's Yakuza clan.

Director: Shinji Sômai | Stars: Hiroko Yakushimaru, Tsunehiko Watase, Rentarô Mikuni, Yuki Kazamatsuri

Votes: 419

16. Bubble Fiction: Boom or Bust (2007)

116 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.7
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When a brilliant researcher accidentally turns an ordinary washing machine into a time-machine, the Japanese government convinces her to travel back to 1990 and prevent the announcement of ... See full summary »

Director: Yasuo Baba | Stars: Hiroshi Abe, Ryôko Hirosue, Hiroko Yakushimaru, Kazue Fukiishi

Votes: 406

17. Amachan (2013– )

15 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

8.3
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A young girl from Tokyo moves to the Tohoku region to become a female diver. A so-called 'Ama' diver.

Stars: Non, Sôta Fukushi, Hiroko Yakushimaru, Kasumi Yamaya

Votes: 398

18. Terra e... (1980)

113 min | Animation, Action, Drama

6.5
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A young boy learns he is part of a powerful race of psionic humans who must fight the normal humans determined to keep them from Earth.

Director: Hideo Onchi | Stars: Jun'ichi Inoue, Masaya Oki, Kumiko Akiyoshi, Tarô Shigaki

Votes: 274

19. The Aimed School (1981)

90 min | Fantasy, Sci-Fi

6.1
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Mitamura Yuka (Hiroko Yakushimaru) is a normal shy middle school student that has psychic powers. When a new student with similar powers begins to show his skills, by stealing the student ... See full summary »

Director: Nobuhiko Ôbayashi | Stars: Hiroko Yakushimaru, Ryôichi Takayanagi, Masami Hasegawa, Miyoko Akaza

Votes: 251

20. Heaven's Door (2009)

106 min | Drama

6.5
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"Heaven's Door" starts off with rugged Katsuhito Aoyama (Tomoya Nagase) getting canned from his job as a car mechanic. While leaving work, he suffers from a migraine that causes him to ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Arias | Stars: Tomoya Nagase, Mayuko Fukuda, Keishi Nagatsuka, Kôji Ohkura

Votes: 230

21. Tiger & Dragon (2005– )

Comedy

8.1
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The show revolves around Rakugo, a traditional Japanese comedy that can look back on a 400 year long history. It tells about a Yakuza who goes to a Rakugo performer to collect debts, and a talented comedian who tries to change his destiny.

Stars: Sadao Abe, Yû Aoi, Yoshiyoshi Arakawa, Yosuke Asari

Votes: 206

22. W's Tragedy (1984)

108 min | Drama

7.0
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Young college student Shizuka is given the opportunity to act in a stage play with professionals. Shizuka is willing to go to great lengths to master this role of a lifetime, but as the ... See full synopsis »

Director: Shin'ichirô Sawai | Stars: Hiroko Yakushimaru, Yoshiko Mita, Masanori Sera, Yumi Kusaka

Votes: 202

23. Lakeside Murder Case (2004)

118 min | Mystery

6.2
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Three couples are staying at a lakeside cottage with their children. They want them to prepare intensely for a prestigious high school's entrance exam with the help of a private tutor. One ... See full summary »

Director: Shinji Aoyama | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Hiroko Yakushimaru, Akira Emoto, Etsushi Toyokawa

Votes: 193

24. The Full Throttle Girl (2011– )

54 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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Stars: Yui Aragaki, Ryô Nishikido, Hiroko Yakushimaru, Misako Renbutsu

Votes: 164

25. Smap×Smap (1996–2016)

52 min | Comedy, Game-Show, Music

5.4
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SMAP×SMAP is a Japanese iconic television show hosted by boy band SMAP. Debuting on April 15, 1996(produced by Kansai TV and Fuji TV, aired on Fuji TV) until it ended on December 26, 2016. ... See full summary »

Stars: SMAP, Takuya Kimura, Gorô Inagaki, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi

Votes: 159

26. Kisarazu Cat's Eye (2002– )

45 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Twenty-one year old former high school baseball player, Kohei (nickname: Bussan), learns that he is dying from cancer. He is told that he only has six months to live, and decides that he ... See full summary »

Stars: Jun'ichi Okada, Shô Sakurai, Wakana Sakai, Yoshinori Okada

Votes: 155

27. Never Give Up (1978)

143 min | Crime

6.2
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A Japanese Warrior leaves the secretive battalion he is apart of. As a skilled soldier, he confronts evil and serves his people.

Director: Jun'ya Satô | Stars: Ken Takakura, Ryôko Nakano, Hiroko Yakushimaru, Rentarô Mikuni

Votes: 155

28. Kisarazu Cat's Eye: Nihon Series (2003)

123 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

6.6
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A TV special aired after a very successful series "Kisarazu Cat's Eye". Bussan learns that he has just a year to live and decides to spend that time with his band "Kisarazu Cat's Eye" enjoying various funny adventures with his friends.

Director: Fuminori Kaneko | Stars: Jun'ichi Okada, Shô Sakurai, Wakana Sakai, Yoshinori Okada

Votes: 147

29. Detective Story (1983)

111 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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Naomi is a university student who is leaving for the US to study in a week; Shuichi is a washed-up gumshoe who's hired by Naomi's father to bodygard his daughter until she leaves. Shuichi ... See full summary »

Director: Kichitaro Negishi | Stars: Hiroko Yakushimaru, Yûsaku Matsuda, Lisa Akikawa, Chû Arai

Votes: 144

30. Aka medaka (2015 TV Movie)

145 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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When 17-year-old high school student Danshun is acquainted by the doodling and drawing art, known as Rakugaki, of Tatekagwa who is at the school for an educational session, he determines ... See full summary »

Director: Hideta Takahata | Stars: Takeshi Kitano, Kazunari Ninomiya, Hirofumi Arai, Tokio Emoto

Votes: 144

31. Kisarazu Cats' Eye: Sayonara Game (2006)

131 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Bussan refuses to accept his death and returns to Kisarazu as a ghost to make peace with his friends. Unfortunately his reappearance brings unforeseen consequences.

Director: Fuminori Kaneko | Stars: Jun'ichi Okada, Shô Sakurai, Wakana Sakai, Yoshinori Okada

Votes: 142

32. Unubore deka (2010– )

54 min | Comedy

7.5
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A 30-year-old single detective, who is under the illusion that he is popular with females is called 'Unubore' by friends. He is an ultra romantic and susceptible to conceitedness. He has ... See full summary »

Stars: Tomoya Nagase, Mika Nakashima, Yoshiyoshi Arakawa, Tôma Ikuta

Votes: 137

33. Q.10 (2010– )

54 min | Drama

7.2
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High school student Heita discovers an android girl only identified with a tattoo Q10 (Kyuuto) and the pair gets into all sorts of trouble at school. But was his discovery really accidental or part of a larger plan?

Stars: Takeru Satoh, Atsuko Maeda, Misako Renbutsu, Kento Kaku

Votes: 136

34. Tetsujin 28 (2005)

119 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.2
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Director: Shin Togashi | Stars: Sôsuke Ikematsu, Yû Aoi, Teruyuki Kagawa, Ayako Kawahara

Votes: 133

35. Twinkle (1992)

98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Shoko and Mutsuki get married to satisfy their worried parents, but she is well past the age at which a 'good' Japanese woman should marry, and he is in love with a young male college ... See full summary »

Director: Joji Matsuoka | Stars: Hiroko Yakushimaru, Etsushi Toyokawa, Michitaka Tsutsui, Kai Atô

Votes: 116

36. 2013 FNS Kayôsai (2013 TV Special)

258 min | Music, Reality-TV

6.4
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The event "2013 FNS Kayousai" is a music event that invites more than 70 artists annually held at Grand Prince Hotel Shin Takanawa for 4 hours aired on TBS TV on December 4, 2013. [In Synopsis are listed 76 artists].

Director: Aya Hamasaki | Stars: Tomohisa Yamashita, Takuya Kimura, Nana Mizuki, Takaaki Ishibashi

Votes: 98

37. Sing, Salmon, Sing! (2008)

120 min | Comedy, Music

6.7
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Nanahama High school girl Kasumi is in her school's choir. She loses her confidence and esteem when she is told by a would-be photographer how she resembles a salmon when she is singing. ... See full summary »

Director: Makoto Tanaka | Stars: Kaho, Gori, Hiroko Yakushimaru, Masaaki Akahori

Votes: 86

38. Wasao (2011)

116 min | Drama

5.9
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Wasao, an Akita dog in Aomori Prefecture that became famous as an ugly-yet-cute dog from a traveller's blog. Heartwarming drama starring Wasao himself turns part of the life of this former stray into an original story.

Director: Yoshinari Nishikôri | Stars: Kai Inowaki, Shirô Sano, Hiroko Yakushimaru, Mansaku Fuwa

Votes: 83

39. A Good Husband (2009)

128 min | Drama

7.2
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The heart wrenching love story between a married couple. The jobless husband cheats on his wife and has no love for her. The wife wants to go on a trip to get pregnant. This mismatched ... See full summary »

Director: Isao Yukisada | Stars: Hiroko Yakushimaru, Etsushi Toyokawa, Gaku Hamada, Haruka Igawa

Votes: 74

40. Kurumaisu de boku wa sora wo tobu (2012 TV Movie)

101 min | Drama

6.4
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Hasebe Yasuyuki is a delinquent, whose life is falling apart. After falling from a building, he damages his spinal cord and becomes confined to a wheelchair. He falls into despair, but ... See full synopsis »

Director: Noriyoshi Sakuma | Stars: Kazunari Ninomiya, Aya Ueto, Sôsuke Ikematsu, Ken Yasuda

Votes: 64

41. The Terrible Couple (1980)

106 min | Drama

6.4
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Aspiring to be admitted to a good university and to become a lawyer, Tasiro Yuusuke, a tenth-grader from Kyushu, enrols in a prestigious high school in Tokyo. Plans are made for him to live... See full summary »

Director: Shinji Sômai | Stars: Shingo Tsurumi, Hiroko Yakushimaru, Mieko Harada, Mariko Ishihara

Votes: 53

42. Main Theme (1984)

101 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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A former kindergarten teacher has quit her job. One day she meets a magician at the beach and undertake to travel together in his car. She wants to travel to Osaka to meet a man - whose son... See full summary »

Director: Yoshimitsu Morita | Stars: Hiroko Yakushimaru, Kaori Momoi, Hironobu Nomura, Kazuo Zaitsu

Votes: 47

43. Aogeba tôtoshi (2006)

82 min | Drama

7.0
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Aogeba Totoshi is a film about mourning and coping with loss.

Director: Jun Ichikawa | Stars: Miyoko Asô, Moeko Ezawa, Takao Handa, Masato Irie

Votes: 47

44. Yowakutemo katemasu: Aoshi-sensei to heppoko kôkôkyûji no yabô (2014– )

54 min | Comedy

6.1
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Backdrop of drama series is at a fictions school which sends many students to Tokyo University every year. Aoshi (Kazunari Ninomiya) is a new teacher. He becomes the baseball coach for the ... See full summary »

Stars: Kazunari Ninomiya, Sôta Fukushi, Kento Yamazaki, Yûto Nakajima

Votes: 39

45. Hope and Pain (1988)

120 min | Drama

6.9
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Director: Yôji Yamada | Stars: Hiroko Yakushimaru, Hashinosuke Nakamura, Toshirô Yanagiba, Toshinori Omi

Votes: 38

46. Cabaret (1986)

104 min | Crime, Drama, Music

5.2
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University student sax player gets a lesson in the hard-boiled noir life.

Director: Haruki Kadokawa | Stars: Hironobu Nomura, Takeshi Kaga, Mitsuko Baishô, Junko Mihara

Votes: 33

47. Don't Cry, Hara-chan (2013– )

54 min | Comedy

6.9
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Hara-chan is drunk at a cheap pub and blabbering. It is a daily occurrence. He is always vexed, but has neither the wisdom nor the courage to break it up. This is Hara-chan, the main ... See full summary »

Stars: Tomoya Nagase, Kaoru Okunuki, Kento Kaku, Yutaka Shimizu

Votes: 28

48. 1 Litre of Tears (2005– )
Episode: 1 Litre of Tears (2005)

Drama, Romance

9.5
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Director: Shôsuke Murakami | Stars: Erika Sawajiri, Ryô Nishikido, Hiroko Yakushimaru, Takanori Jinnai

Votes: 22

49. Sinbad: The Flying Princess and the Secret Island Part 1 (2015)

50 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

5.2
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A hardworking and curious boy named SINBAD dreams of becoming a sailor and traveling around the world. One day, he encounters a mysterious girl on a flying wooden horse and a group of men ... See full summary »

Director: Shinpei Miyashita | Stars: Michael Adamthwaite, Yutaka Aoyama, Don Brown, Michael Dobson

Votes: 21

50. Byôin e ikô (1990)

118 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Director: Yôjirô Takita | Stars: Hiroyuki Sanada, Hiroko Yakushimaru, Yasuo Daichi, Chû Arai

Votes: 21



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