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1. Gift (1997– )

550 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.5
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Naomi, a middle-aged woman, goes to a house to meet her boyfriend with whom she had planned to skip the country, along with 50 billion yen in cash. When she gets to the house, there is no ... See full summary »

Stars: Mitsuko Baishô, Masayuki Imai, Kiyoshirô Imawano, Zen Kajihara

Votes: 19

2. Boku ga boku de aru tameni (1997 TV Movie)

136 min | Drama

8.1
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The members of SMAP play former high school classmates who were members of the Ekiden team six years ago. This drama depicts the changes in character over the past six years and the members... See full summary »

Director: Kôzô Nagayama | Stars: Masahiro Nakai, Takuya Kimura, Shingo Katori, Gorô Inagaki

Votes: 9

3. Hey! Hey! Hey! Music Champ (1994– )

54 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.1
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Stars: Hitoshi Matsumoto, Masatoshi Hamada, Dauntaun, Gackt

Votes: 15

4. Bus Panic!!! (2001)

Short, Comedy

7.8
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Director: Gen Sekiguchi | Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Jai West, Masanori Hata

Votes: 13

5. The Taste of Tea (2004)

143 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.7
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77 Metascore

A spell of time of a rural family's slightly surreal life.

Director: Katsuhito Ishii | Stars: Maya Banno, Takahiro Satô, Tadanobu Asano, Satomi Tezuka

Votes: 5,427

6. Money Wars (2015– )

54 min | Drama

7.7
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Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Yûko Ôshima, Fumino Kimura, Shô Takada

Votes: 21

7. Boku to kanojo to kanojo no ikiru michi (2004– )

52 min | Drama

7.7
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Tetsuro Koyanagi (Tsuyoshi Kusanagi of J-pop group SMAP), a workaholic, is caught off-guard one day by his wife's sudden request for a divorce. He fails to take her seriously, and she ... See full summary »

Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Koyuki, Ryô, Mikihisa Azuma

Votes: 19

8. Furuhata Ninzaburô vs. Smap (1999 TV Movie)

135 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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Furuhata is called in to investigate a murder committed by the well-known Japanese boy band SMAP.

Director: Masayuki Suzuki | Stars: Masakazu Tamura, Masahiko Nishimura, Masanori Ishii, Masahiro Nakai

Votes: 67

9. 99-nen no ai: Japanese Americans (2010– )

Drama

7.6
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The story follows a family of Japanese immigrants who crossed over to America 99 years ago. Kusanagi plays both the young Hiramatsu Chokichi (later taken over by Nakai) and his son, Ichiro.... See full summary »

Stars: Steve Wiley, Ayako Imoto, Gustavo Mori, Doug Vogel

Votes: 29

10. Ninkyô herupâ (2009– )

Drama

7.6
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Tsubasa Hikoichi is a yakuza underling who runs a loan shark operation in Roppongi. Hikoichi is brutal and efficient, and has no compunction about cheating the weak and poor out of their ... See full summary »

Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Meisa Kuroki, Ken Matsudaira, Yûsuke Yamamoto

Votes: 32

11. My Sassy Girl (2008– )

Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Rena Tanaka, Nao Matsushita, Yûko Chino

Votes: 67

12. Koini ochitara (2005– )

54 min | Romance

7.5
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Stars: Shingo Ippongi, Yoshino Kimura, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Nao Matsushita

Votes: 11

13. Smap×Smap (1996– )

52 min | Comedy, Game-Show, Music

7.4
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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: 54

14. Boku no aruku michi (2006– )

Drama

7.3
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Autism is not easy to understand because if there are ten autistic people, there are ten cases. You have to learn each case otherwise you'd be lost completely. Here's a 31-year old autistic... See full summary »

Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Karina, Kuranosuke Sasaki, Yuika Motokariya

Votes: 23

15. Specialist 2 (2014 TV Movie)

110 min | Thriller

7.3
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Director: Gô Shichitaka | Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Kaho Minami, Sei Ashina, Kenta Satoi

Votes: 9

16. Specialist 3 (2015 TV Movie)

110 min | Thriller

7.3
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Kubota Shu, who runs a temporary employment agency, is clubbed to death with a bat. A metal bat believed to be the murder weapon as well as something that looks like an old toy are found at... See full summary »

Director: Gô Shichitaka | Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Kaho Minami, Sei Ashina, Kenta Satoi

Votes: 10

17. Sazae-san (1969– )

30 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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The adventures of Sazae Fuguta and her family and friends in their Tokyo suburb.

Stars: Midori Katô, Takako Sasuga, Mîna Tominaga, Makoto Tsumura

Votes: 29

18. Specialist (2016– )

54 min | Thriller

7.2
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Years ago, Takuma Yoshito (Kusanagi Tsuyoshi) was arrested and prosecuted for attempted murder. He received a 15-year prison sentence, but it was proven that he was wrongfully convicted and... See full summary »

Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Kaho Minami, Sei Ashina, Yûta Hiraoka

Votes: 15

19. 1,778 Stories of Me and My Wife (2011)

139 min | Drama

7.1
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A science fiction writer finds out his wife has cancer, and decides to write her a story every day to keep her alive, like a reverse Scheherazade or perhaps to cope with the inevitability of his loss.

Director: Mamoru Hoshi | Stars: Michiko Kichise, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Ren Osugi, Yûko Takeuchi

Votes: 234

20. It's Okay to Laugh! (1982– )

60 min | Comedy, Game-Show, Talk-Show

7.1
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Morita Kazuyoshi Hour: Waratte Iitomo. (Morita Kazuyoshi Hour: It's Okay to Laugh!) was a Japanese variety show aired every weekday on Fuji TV. The show was hosted by Tamori (Kazuyoshi ... See full summary »

Stars: Tamori, Adeyto, Yuki Nozawa, Yuma Sanada

Votes: 21

21. A Ghost of a Chance (2011)

142 min | Comedy, Crime

7.0
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When a not-so-stellar lawyer is in need of something to help her case she has to rely on an unconventional witness for testimony. Will the court agree to hear testimony from and will the ... See full summary »

Director: Kôki Mitani | Stars: Eri Fukatsu, Toshiyuki Nishida, Hiroshi Abe, Kyoko Fukada

Votes: 845

22. Dearest (2012)

110 min | Drama

7.0
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A prison officer hands in his resignation after his wife's death, to drive to the port where she wants her ashes scattered at sea.

Director: Yasuo Furuhata | Stars: Ken Takakura, Yûko Tanaka, Kôichi Satô, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi

Votes: 321

23. Star Struck (2001– )

Drama

7.0
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Sosuke Nakata is just your everyday salaried worker. He is a serious guy, whose life mostly consists of going back and forth to the office each day. One day Nakata just happens to meet a ... See full summary »

Stars: Norika Fujiwara, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Hiroko Anzai, Mikihisa Azuma

Votes: 26

24. Specialist (2013 TV Movie)

110 min | Thriller

7.0
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Kusanagi plays a police detective who gets framed for a crime he didn't commit and had to spend the last 10 years in prison. However, he regains his job as a police officer and makes use of... See full summary »

Director: Gô Shichitaka | Stars: Sei Ashina, Kyôko Enami, Yûta Hiraoka, Mahiru Konno

Votes: 13

25. 37 sai de isha ni natta boku: kenshûi junjô monogatari (2012– )

Drama

7.0
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The drama portrays the hard struggles of a 37-year-old man who decided to quit his job as a salaryman at a food company and is now working as a medical intern at a university hospital.

Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Asami Mizukawa, Hikaru Yaotome, Ren Kiriyama

Votes: 8

26. Messengers (1999)

118 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.9
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Naomi Shimizu is a young career woman working for Enrico Dandolo, an Italian fashion house. That is until one day the company declares bankruptcy. Accustomed to living in luxury she tries ... See full summary »

Director: Yasuo Baba | Stars: Naoko Iijima, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Hiroyuki Yabe, Kotomi Kyôno

Votes: 220

27. I Want to Be a Shellfish (2008)

139 min | Drama, War

6.9
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I Want to Be a Shellfish (Watashi wa Kani ni Naritai) is a 2008 Japanese movie based on a Tetsutaro Kato novel and directed by Katsuo Fukuzawa. It is a remake of the 1959 film of the same ... See full synopsis »

Director: Katsuo Fukuzawa | Stars: Masahiro Nakai, Yukie Nakama, Yuki Shibamoto, Masahiko Nishimura

Votes: 83

28. Fuyu no sakura (2011– )

Drama

6.9
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"Fuyu no Sakura" is described as a pure love story with similarities to the popular Korean drama "Winter Sonata" (titled "Fuyu no Sonata" in Japan). Kusanagi plays a gentle glass craftsman ... See full summary »

Stars: Miki Imai, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Rosa Katô, Masanobu Takashima

Votes: 20

29. Specialist 4 (2015 TV Movie)

108 min | Action, Drama

6.9
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Director: Gô Shichitaka | Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Kaho Minami, Sei Ashina, Kenta Satoi

Votes: 9

30. Oishii kankei (1996– )

60 min | Drama

6.8
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Momoe lives a life of luxury until one day, she loses everything - her money, her father and her lover. She must now find a way to support herself. With no experience whatsoever, she ... See full summary »

Stars: Naoko Iijima, Toshiaki Karasawa, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Leo Morimoto

Votes: 13

31. Kamisama no Beretbô ~ Tezuka Osamu no Black Jack Sôsaku Hiwa (2013 TV Movie)

Biography

6.8
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Director: Yoshishige Miyake | Stars: Yôsuke Asari, Yumi Asô, Fumiyo Kohinata, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi

Votes: 5

32. The Diary of Anne Frank (1995)

102 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

6.7
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During World War II, a teenage Jewish girl named Anne Frank and her family are forced into hiding in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands.

Director: Akinori Nagaoka | Stars: Fumie Kashiyama, Gô Katô, Tetsuko Kuroyanagi, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi

Votes: 148

33. Like a Virgin (2006)

116 min | Comedy, Sport

6.7
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OH Dong-gu believes himself to be female. Although overweight and on the short side, he dreams of becoming perfect some day, and devotes himself to mimicking Madonna's singing and dancing ... See full summary »

Directors: Hae-jun Lee, Hae-Young Lee | Stars: Yun-shik Baek, Sang-a Lee, Eon Lee, Kijoon Hong

Votes: 327

34. Hontô ni Atta Kowai Hanashi: 15th Anniversary Special (2014 TV Movie)

120 min | Horror

6.7
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Stars: Ayame Gôriki, Alice Hirose, Satomi Ishihara, Momoka Ishii

Votes: 13

35. The Hotel Venus (2004)

125 min | Drama

6.7
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In a strange alienated world there is a secret hotel in a shabby diner called the Venus Café, harboring some unusual people where compelling secrets lie in each resident's heart. Torturing ... See full summary »

Director: Hideta Takahata | Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Miki Nakatani, Teruyuki Kagawa, Jung-Woo Park

Votes: 164

36. A Swinging Single (2013– )

54 min | Comedy

6.7
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Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Keiko Kitagawa, Hideaki Itô, Taisuke Fujigaya

Votes: 27

37. Good person (1997– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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After graduating from college, Yuuji lands the job of his dreams at the company that manufactures his favorite running shoes. The complete sincerity and selflessness that Yuuji shows ... See full summary »

Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Yuka Hôshaku, Shingo Katori, Takuya Kimura

Votes: 9

38. Seance (2000 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.6
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A psychic housewife and her husband become burdened with a kidnapped girl who escaped her assailant. Junko will not let her husband call the hospital or the police for purely selfish ... See full summary »

Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Jun Fubuki, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Hikari Ishida

Votes: 1,496

39. Yomigaeri (2002)

126 min | Fantasy, Romance

6.6
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When the dead come back to life, an inspector is sent to the town of Aso.

Director: Akihiko Shiota | Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Yûko Takeuchi, Yuriko Ishida, Shô Aikawa

Votes: 435

40. X'smap: Tora to raion to gonin no otoko (2004 TV Movie)

Fantasy

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Director: Tetsuya Nakashima | Stars: Sadao Abe, Gorô Inagaki, Shingo Katori, Takuya Kimura

Votes: 11

41. Uso no sensô (2017– )

54 min | Drama

6.5
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Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Naohito Fujiki, Kiko Mizuhara, Fuma Kikuchi

Votes: 33

42. My Darling of the Mountains (2008)

94 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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At a hot springs resort in the mountains of 1930's Japan, a blind masseur becomes fixated on an alluring woman from Tokyo.

Director: Katsuhito Ishii | Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Maiko, Ryô Kase, Hirofumi Arai

Votes: 120

43. Beautiful World (2012)

134 min | Drama

6.4
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Hikoichi Tsubasa is a mid-level yakuza boss who runs a loan shark business out of Tokyo's Roppongi District. Being a loan shark, Hikoichi has no issues using any means necessary to make the... See full summary »

Director: Hiroshi Nishitani | Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Tsuruko Hishinuma, Wataru Ichinose, Teruyuki Kagawa

Votes: 61

44. Sutekina kakushi dori -kanzen muketsu no concierge- (2011 TV Movie)

120 min | Comedy

6.3
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A comedy about a concierge at a plush hotel who deals with a series of unusual guests.

Director: Kôki Mitani | Stars: Hiroshi Abe, Kazuyuki Aijima, Kazuyuki Asano, Tadanobu Asano

Votes: 65

45. Dai-62-kai NHK kôhaku uta gassen (2011 TV Special)

270 min | Music, Talk-Show

6.3
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Stars: Takuya Kimura, Masaharu Fukuyama, Kazunari Ninomiya, Mana Ashida

Votes: 7

46. Maruyama, the Middle Schooler (2013)

119 min | Comedy, Family

6.2
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Of what does a fourteen-year-old boy often think and fantasize? Well, supposedly the answer is mostly of an erotic nature and, more particularly, quite often self-eroticism. In this case ... See full summary »

Director: Kankurô Kudô | Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Takuma Hiraoka, Kenji Endo, Fumina Hara

Votes: 103

47. Ai to shi wo mitsumete (2006– )

Drama

6.0
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Senior high school girl, Michiko contracted a terminal illness. While she and her boyfriend, Minoru, attended university they wrote 400-plus letters to each other over 3 years. Miko died at the age of 21 subsequently.

Stars: Yumiko Takahashi, Ryôko Hirosue, Koyuki, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi

Votes: 8

48. Music Station (1986– )

60 min | Music, Talk-Show

5.8
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Stars: Tamori, Yoshie Takeuchi, Bruno Mars, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu

Votes: 11

49. Hit the Goal (1994)

105 min | Drama, Sport

5.7
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The Golden Trio of junior high school soccer players, Toshi, Kenji and Kazu, enroll at the new Kakegawa High School because they want to play with Kubo, the legendary player who learned his... See full summary »

Director: Kazuki Ohmori | Stars: Masahiro Nakai, Takuya Kimura, Katsuyuki Mori, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi

Votes: 51

50. The 64th Annual NHK kôhaku uta gassen (2013 TV Special)

270 min | Music, Musical, Talk-Show

5.7
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Stars: Takuya Kimura, Haruka Ayase, Anne Watanabe, Kazunari Ninomiya

Votes: 6



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