With NHK Enterprises (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Snowman (1982 TV Short)

G | 26 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

8.2
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On Christmas Eve, a young boy builds a snowman that comes to life and takes him to the North Pole to meet Father Christmas.

Directors: Jimmy T. Murakami, Dianne Jackson | Stars: David Bowie, Raymond Briggs, Mel Smith

Votes: 11,382

2. Hamlet (2009 TV Movie)

PG | 180 min | Drama

8.2
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The RSC puts a modern spin on Shakespeare's Hamlet in this filmed-for-television version of their stage production. The Prince of Denmark seeks vengeance after his father is murdered and his mother marries the murderer.

Director: Gregory Doran | Stars: David Tennant, Patrick Stewart, Penny Downie, Oliver Ford Davies

Votes: 2,950

3. March Comes in Like a Lion (2016– )

TV-PG | 25 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.4
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A 17 year old socially awkward orphaned shogi player, dealing with adult problems like financial difficulties, loneliness, and depression.

Stars: Kengo Kawanishi, Khoi Dao, Ai Kayano, Kana Hanazawa

Votes: 833

4. Cardcaptor Sakura (1998–2000)

TV-Y7-FV | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.0
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Sakura stumbled upon the book of Clow Cards in a library. Accidentally setting the magical cards loose, it's now up to Sakura to catch them all with her best friend Tomoyo, and Kerberos, the guardian of the cards.

Stars: Sakura Tange, Andrea Kwan, Junko Iwao, Aya Hisakawa

Votes: 3,792

5. Log Horizon (2013–2015)

TV-PG | 25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.7
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Elder Tale is an online fantasy RPG that has become popular worldwide. But when its twelfth expansion package, "Novasphere Pioneers" is installed, thirty thousand players in Japan are ... See full summary »

Stars: Mike Yager, Jôji Nakata, Jovan Jackson, Takuma Terashima

Votes: 2,896

6. Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card Arc (2017– )

TV-PG | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card starts at the point where Cardcaptor Sakura ends, when Sakura Kinomoto starts junior high school alongside her friends, including her new boyfriend Syaoran, ... See full summary »

Stars: Monica Rial, Jason Liebrecht, Mikaela Krantz, Natalie Hoover

Votes: 322

7. Tokyo Trial (2016)

Drama

7.5
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A historical drama that focuses on a decade-long investigation into events in the Pacific during and after WWII.

Stars: Tim Ahern, Paul Freeman, Serge Hazanavicius, Marcel Hensema

Votes: 683

8. Ronja, the Robber's Daughter (2014– )

TV-Y7-FV | 25 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.2
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The story follows Ronja, a young girl whose father is the chief of a tribe of bandits. They live in a huge castle in the forest with the bandits. In this story Ronja encounters mystical ... See full summary »

Stars: Gillian Anderson, Teresa Gallagher, Rasmus Hardiker, Giles New

Votes: 528

9. Bakuman. (2010–2013)

24 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Moritaka Mashiro, a junior high school student, content to live out a relatively normal life as any other does, is persuaded by his classmate, Akito Takagi, to become an aspiring mangaka ... See full summary »

Stars: Kevin T. Collins, Dan Green, Jun'ichi Suwabe, Marc Diraison

Votes: 1,595

10. The Eel (1997)

Not Rated | 117 min | Drama

7.4
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A businessman kills his adulterous wife and is sent to prison. After the release, he opens a barbershop and meets new people, talking almost to no one except an eel he befriended while in prison.

Director: Shôhei Imamura | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Misa Shimizu, Mitsuko Baishô, Akira Emoto

Votes: 5,171 | Gross: $0.41M

11. The House I Live In (2012)

Not Rated | 108 min | Documentary

7.9
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77 Metascore

From the dealer to the narcotics officer, the inmate to the federal judge, a penetrating look inside America's criminal justice system, revealing the profound human rights implications of U.S. drug policy.

Director: Eugene Jarecki | Stars: Eugene Jarecki, David Simon, Shanequa Benitez, William Julius Wilson

Votes: 5,049 | Gross: $0.21M

12. CardCaptors (2000– )

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

8.2
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CardCaptors is the American version of the Japanese anime Card Captor Sakura. The main characters are Sakura Avalon and Li Showron, who, assisted by Keroberos (Kero), and Sakura's best ... See full summary »

Stars: Carly McKillip, Kelly Sheridan, Rhys Huber, Matt Hill

Votes: 889

13. Cardcaptor Sakura: The Movie (1999)

Not Rated | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.4
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Ten-year old Sakura Avalon, Cardcaptor of the elusive, magical Clow Cards, unexpectedly wins a trip to Hong Kong where strange dreams lead her to an imprisoned sorceress with close connections to the creator of the cards.

Directors: Morio Asaka, Terry Klassen | Stars: Sakura Tange, Aya Hisakawa, Junko Iwao, Motoko Kumai

Votes: 1,327

14. Tokyo Trial (2017)

105 min | Drama

7.5
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Following WWII, the Dutch judge Röling becomes one of the eleven Allied judges on the Tokyo War Crimes Tribunal. The political, professional, and personal conflicts cause this to be the most important of his life.

Directors: Rob W. King, Pieter Verhoeff | Stars: Stacy Keach, Tim Ahern, Paul Freeman, Serge Hazanavicius

Votes: 58

15. Reservoir Chronicle: Tsubasa (2005–2006)

TV-PG | 25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.5
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Syaoran, a boy who wants to become an archeologist, and Sakura, a princess from the Clow Kingdom, are childhood friends with a close relationship. On a fateful night, Sakura lost all her ... See full summary »

Stars: Miyu Irino, Yui Makino, Daisuke Namikawa, Tetsu Inada

Votes: 1,117

16. The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing (2004)

TV-PG | 98 min | Documentary

7.8
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Documentary about the art of film editing. Clips are shown from many groundbreaking films with innovative editing styles.

Director: Wendy Apple | Stars: Kathy Bates, Zach Staenberg, Jodie Foster, Michael Tronick

Votes: 2,457

17. Space Race (2005– )

240 min | Documentary, Drama

8.5
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The BBC's Space Race is a documentary/drama chronicling the major events and characters in the American/Soviet space race, leading up to the first moon landing. The series concentrates on ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Dillane, Steve Nicolson, Ravil Isyanov, Max Bollinger

Votes: 787

18. Home Sweet Tokyo (2017)

Comedy

6.1
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Englishman Bryan Jenkins was living peacefully with his Japanese wife Itsuki and daughter Alice in London, when his Japanese mother-in-law suddenly passes away, and the family decides to ... See full summary »

Stars: B.J. Fox, Yoshino Kimura, Tetsu Watanabe, Katsuya Kobayashi

Votes: 9

19. Lake Tahoe (2008)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama

6.7
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72 Metascore

A story of a teenager and the strange events that take place in his small town.

Director: Fernando Eimbcke | Stars: Diego Cataño, Hector Herrera, Daniela Valentine, Juan Carlos Lara II

Votes: 1,593 | Gross: $0.01M

20. The Long Goodbye (2014– )

58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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In this unauthorized adaptation of the novel "The Long Goodbye" by Raymond Chandler set in Tokyo during the 1950', Tamotsu is suspected of murdering his actress wife Shizuka Harada. He ... See full summary »

Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Rina Ohta, Gô Ayano, Akira Emoto

Votes: 52

21. Robin Hood's Big Adventure (1990– )

24 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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Several centuries ago in Nottingham County, a cruel and greedy baron by the name of Alwine ordered the destruction of the Huntingtons' castle - from the fire of which Robin and his cousins,... See full summary »

Stars: Kazue Ikura, Masashi Ebara, Issei Futamata, Chieko Honda

Votes: 547

22. No Smoking (2019)

96 min | Documentary, Music

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A Haruomi Hosono documentary movie

Director: Taketoshi Sado | Stars: Haruomi Hosono, Van Dyke Parks, Keigo Oyamada, Ryuichi Sakamoto

23. AKB48 Show! (2013– )

TV-G | 29 min | Comedy, Music, Reality-TV

7.9
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Enjoy the entertainment show comprised of songs, comedy skits and short dramas performed by AKB48.

Stars: Minami Takahashi, Yui Yokoyama, Rino Sashihara, Mayu Watanabe

Votes: 16

24. Dennou Coil (2007– )

TV-14 | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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Eleven years after the introduction of internet-connected, augmented reality eyeglasses and visors, Yuuko Okonogi moves with her family to Daikoku City, the technological center of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Sachiko Kojima, Houko Kuwashima, Fumiko Orikasa, Romi Pak

Votes: 685

25. Kaidan Horror Classics (2010– )

Horror

6.3
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In national broadcaster NHK's 'ghost story,' four episodes have been compiled into two films. Each story is taken from, or at least inspired by a well-known and familiar classic Japanese ... See full summary »

Stars: Sei Ashina, Mitsuru Hirata, Haruka Igawa, Ryo Kase

Votes: 35

26. RIN-NE (2015– )

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

6.5
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As a child Sakura Mamiya mysteriously disappeared in the woods. She returned safe and sound, but since then she has had the power to see ghosts. At school, her always-absent classmate shows up, and he's far more than what he seems.

Stars: Kaito Ishikawa, Marina Inoue, Tesshô Genda, Sora Tokui

Votes: 108

27. Damo (2003– )

TV-Y | 840 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.5
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Damo, a historical kdrama, revolves are three characters who are pigeon-holed by society. They each want society to change to offer different opportunities. Their lives become intertwined as they each reach for their individual destinies.

Stars: Ji-won Ha, Seo-jin Lee, Min-Joon Kim, Gye-beom Ahn

Votes: 193

28. Major (2004– )

25 min | Animation, Sport

8.0
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Honda Goro the son of a famous baseball player loves nothing more than baseball itself. His biggest dream is to show his father that he can become the best pitcher in the world despite all ... See full summary »

Stars: Shôtarô Morikubo, Masakazu Morita, Junko Noda, Mamiko Noto

Votes: 235

29. My Brother's Husband (2018)

49 min | Comedy

8.2
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After his estranged twin Ryoji's unexpected death, Yaichi is thrown for another loop when his brother's husband from Canada, Mike Flanagan, comes for a visit. His daughter Kana takes to her... See full summary »

Stars: Baruto Kaito, Ryûta Satô, Yuri Nakamura, Maharu Nemoto

Votes: 53

30. The Three Musketeers (1987– )

24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.6
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D'artagnan leaves Gascone and his grandparents to go to Paris to be a musketeer like his father was...

Stars: Miguel Guilherme, Tatsuya Matsuda, Noriko Hidaka, Fumi Hirano

Votes: 215

31. Chizuko's Younger Sister (1991)

120 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.9
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Follows two sisters, one clumsy and ignored, the other a perfect child. After the latter dies in an accident, she returns as a ghost to guide her little sister.

Director: Nobuhiko Ôbayashi | Stars: Hikari Ishida, Tomoko Nakajima, Toshinori Omi, Tomoka Shibayama

Votes: 130

32. The Last Bullet (1995 TV Movie)

90 min | Action, Drama, War

6.9
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Set during WWII, an Australian and Japanese soldier play a deadly game of Cat and mouse in a South Pacific Jungle.

Director: Michael Pattinson | Stars: Jason Donovan, Kôji Tamaki, Daniel Rigney, Kazuhiro Muroyama

Votes: 309

33. Kobato. (2009– )

TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.4
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Follow the journey of a mysterious girl, as she must complete her given task to fulfill her wish. To obtain her wish she must pass the test within four seasons.

Stars: Tetsu Inada, Tomoaki Maeno, Kana Hanazawa, Fumiko Orikasa

Votes: 163

34. Ôoka Echizen (2013– )

59 min | Drama

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Ooka Tadasuke was a magistrate of Ise Yamada (modern day Ise City in Mie Prefecture). In 1712, he sentenced a thief who was causing a stir in the village. The culprit was a great-grandson ... See full summary »

Stars: Noriyuki Higashiyama, Masanobu Katsumura, Ryôko Kuninaka, Chieko Matsubara

35. Legacy: The Origins of Civilization (1991– )

52 min | Documentary

7.9
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What can the past teach us about the present? Come along as charismatic historian Michael Wood (The Story of India) travels the globe to trace the origins of six great civilizations: Iraq, ... See full summary »

Star: Michael Wood

Votes: 104

36. Hollywood Mavericks (1990)

90 min | Documentary

6.9
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A documentary focusing on seventeen maverick directors who were not afraid to break the rules of filmmaking to advance their art from John Ford to Martin Scorsese.

Directors: Florence Dauman, Dale Ann Stieber | Stars: Woody Allen, Robert Altman, George Bancroft, Richard Barthelmess

Votes: 69

37. Documentary of AKB48: The Time Has Come (2014)

120 min | Documentary

7.8
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Director: Eiki Takahashi | Stars: Maria Abe, Moe Aigasa, Akb 48, Nana Fujita

Votes: 40

38. Art of the Game: Ukiyo-e Heroes (2017)

TV-14 | 97 min | Documentary

8.1
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A Canadian craftsman and an American designer with a father and son generation gap collaborate to revive the ancient Japanese woodcut using pop-culture icons: Mario and Pokémon.

Director: Toru Tokikawa

Votes: 238

39. Phi Brain: Puzzle of God (2011– )

TV-14 | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.9
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Kaito Daimon and his friends must solve puzzles.

Stars: Luci Christian, David Wald, Chris Patton, Shannon Emerick

Votes: 87

40. The Vulture (2009)

134 min | Drama

6.5
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A Japanese company is being targeted by a Chinese financial group that takes advantage of weak and struggling firms - in other words, a vulture. A Japanese financier/former vulture Masahiko Washizu is recruited to fight the threat.

Director: Keishi Ohtomo | Stars: Nao Ohmori, Tetsuji Tamayama, Chiaki Kuriyama, Kengo Kôra

Votes: 65

41. Gekijouban Tsubasa kuronikuru: Torikago no kuni no himegumi (2005)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Short, Action

6.7
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The Gang arrives at the Country of Birdcages, a place where everyone has a bird as a pet and a friend. The gang gets separated. Syaoran, Sakura and Mokona meet a princess who warns them of her uncle, the king. Appearances may be deceiving.

Director: Itsurô Kawasaki | Stars: Miyu Irino, Yui Makino, Daisuke Namikawa, Tetsu Inada

Votes: 220

42. Kemono no Souja Erin (2009– )

25 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.5
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In the land of Ryoza, the neighboring provinces of Shin-Ou and Tai-Kou have been at peace. Queen Shinou is the ruler of Ryoza and her greatest general, Grand Duke Taikou, defends the ... See full summary »

Stars: Nanase Hoshii, Akira Ishida

Votes: 154

43. The Snow Queen (2005–2006)

Animation, Fantasy

6.5
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Kai and Gerda are very dear friends who have been living together since young. However, one wintry day, the Snow Queen appears stirring up snow and wind, and a sliver of mirror gets lodged ... See full summary »

Stars: Ayako Kawasumi, Rio Natsuki, Mayo Suzukaze, Tooru Nakamura

Votes: 11

44. Second Virginity (2011)

105 min | Drama

5.9
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Set 5 years after the ending of the NHK drama series "Second Virgin," Nakamura Rui is transferred to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia while still taking care of Suzuki Marie.

Director: Hiroshi Kurosaki | Stars: Kyôka Suzuki, Hiroki Hasegawa, Kyoko Fukada, Yoshihisa Amano

Votes: 23

45. Karasu tengu Kabuto: Ôgon no me no kemono (1992 Video)

Animation

6.8
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Director: Buichi Terasawa | Stars: Yasunori Matsumoto, Edward Glen, Toshiko Fujita, Liza Ross

Votes: 47

46. Koshien: Japan's Field of Dreams (2019)

Documentary

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Director: Ema Ryan Yamazaki

47. Ashi Girl (2017)

38 min | Comedy, History

7.9
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Yui Hayakawa is a 16 year-old night school student whose only strong point is her ability to run fast. She accidentally goes back in time to the Warring States era of Japan where she makes ... See full summary »

Stars: Yuina Kuroshima, Kentaro, Yûya Matsushita, Rie Tomosaka

Votes: 27

48. Meiyou taiyang de rizi (1990)

90 min | Documentary

7.5
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Director Shu Kei travelled to Venice, Canada, London and Hong Kong, collecting accounts of the Tiananmen impact. Among his interviewees are: award-winning Taiwanese filmmaker Hou ... See full summary »

Director: Kei Shu | Stars: Alfred Cheung, Hsiao-Hsien Hou, Deannie Ip

Votes: 22

49. Kaze no Shoujo Emily (2007– )

Animation, Drama, History

7.5
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Based on Lucy Maud Montgomery's "Emily of New Moon" series.

Stars: Toshiko Fujita, Masako Ikeda, Tomoko Kawakami, Sachiko Kojima

Votes: 25

50. The Dazzling Life of Hokusai's Daughter (2017 TV Movie)

73 min | Drama, History

7.1
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Dramatized telling of the story of Katsushika Oei, daughter of the great Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849). A great artist in her own right, but never satisfied with her own ... See full summary »

Director: Taku Katô | Stars: Aoi Miyazaki, Ryûhei Matsuda, Hiroki Miyake, Kimiko Yo

Votes: 29


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