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Ju-on: The Curse (2000)

Ju-on: The Curse (2000)

Ju-on: The Curse (2000)
IMDb: 6.9
70

In a jealous rage, a man kills his wife and son in their home, and everyone who visits falls prey to a terrible curse.

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Genre: Horror, Mystery
Ju-on: The Curse 2 (2000)

Ju-on: The Curse 2 (2000)

Ju-on: The Curse 2 (2000)
IMDb: 6.0
76

On his request, the sensitive sister of a real estate agent visits a house he intends to put on sell, only to cross paths with its resident curse.

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Genre: Horror, Mystery
TANG AND ME (2022)

TANG AND ME (2022)

TANG AND ME (2022)
IMDb: 5.2
115

Ken Kasugai has been deserted by his wife, because he was absorbed in a game. One day, missing child robot Tang appears in front of him.

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Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
A Man Vanishes (1967)

A Man Vanishes (1967)

A Man Vanishes (1967)
IMDb: 7.2
130

A Man Vanishes examines the concept of Johatsu, tackling the phenomenon of people missing in Japan over the years. It picks one such person from the list, someone who had…

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Genre: Documentary
Ghost Book Obakezukan (2022)

Ghost Book Obakezukan (2022)

Ghost Book Obakezukan (2022)
IMDb: N/A
N/A

The forbidden book that will make any wish come true “The Ghostly Book of Books”. However, in order to make your wish come true you have to go through a…

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Genre: Fantasy
Premonition (2004)

Premonition (2004)

Premonition (2004)
IMDb: 6.2
95

While stopped at a roadside phone booth for transmitting his work through Internet to the university, Professor Hideki Satomi finds a scrap of newspaper with the picture of his five…

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Genre: Horror
Leaving on the 15th Spring (2013)

Leaving on the 15th Spring (2013)

Leaving on the 15th Spring (2013)
IMDb: 7.2
114

Junior high school student Yuna lives with her father Toshiharu. Her mother Akemi moved to Naha when her older sister entered high school, and Yuna is worried about her father’s…

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Genre: Drama
BL Metamorphosis (2022)

BL Metamorphosis (2022)

BL Metamorphosis (2022)
IMDb: N/A
118

Ichinoi, a 75-year-old woman living a peaceful life, unwittingly buys a Boy’s Love manga one day…and is fascinated by what she finds inside. When she returns to the bookstore to…

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Genre: Romance
Sorry (2002)

Sorry (2002)

Sorry (2002)
IMDb: 7.0
103

Twelve year old Sei has hit puberty and is quickly becoming sexually aware, sometimes not as privately as he’d like; erections in school and other inopportune times plague him. He…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Capone Cries a Lot (1985)

Capone Cries a Lot (1985)

Capone Cries a Lot (1985)
IMDb: 6.4
130

Umiemon is a naniwa-bushi singer who travels with his wife to the United States in hopes of achieving fame and fortune.

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Genre: Action, Comedy
The Seburi Story (1985)

The Seburi Story (1985)

The Seburi Story (1985)
IMDb: 6.7
125

The culturally isolated, nomadic Seburi people of western Japan are the subject of this tragedy about a few of the community’s members who especially experience difficulties as modern Japan encroaches…

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Genre: N/A
Wolf Girl (2005)

Wolf Girl (2005)

Wolf Girl (2005)
IMDb: 7.6
107

When a new, smart and sweet Tokyo girl, Rumiko, starts at a rural elementary school, Akira finds himself smitten, like every other male pupil. Newcomer’s popularity is contrasted with the…

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Genre: Drama
The Shy Deceiver (1968)

The Shy Deceiver (1968)

The Shy Deceiver (1968)
IMDb: 6.9
90

A young thug wanna-be yakuza falls in love with a country girl.

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Genre: Comedy
Junk Food (1998)

Junk Food (1998)

Junk Food (1998)
IMDb: 6.0
82

Junk Food consists of four intertwining stories. The first and fourth sections show the morning routine of an blind, old Japanese woman, waking up, buying bread and milk, praying at…

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Genre: Crime, Drama
Early Spring Story (1985)

Early Spring Story (1985)

Early Spring Story (1985)
IMDb: 6.7
96

A university student Hitomi falls in love with a middle-aged man Okawa, who was the lover of her deceased mother. Hitomi’s feelings shift back and forth as she is not…

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Yes, I Can’t Swim (2022)

Yes, I Can’t Swim (2022)

Yes, I Can’t Swim (2022)
IMDb: N/A
113

Yuji Takanashi is a university philosophy professor who can’t swim. Making awkward justifications to himself about the relationship between water and people, still he decides on the spur of the…

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Genre: Drama
A Slope in the Sun (1958)

A Slope in the Sun (1958)

A Slope in the Sun (1958)
IMDb: 7.4
209

The young Takako Kuramoto has come to Tokyo to study and starts working for the rich Tashiro family as tutor of the daughter, Kumiko, while she receives attention from her…

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Genre: Drama
Wandering (2022)

Wandering (2022)

Wandering (2022)
IMDb: 7.1
150

On a rainy evening, 19-year-old university student Fumi Saeki happens to meet 9-year-old Sarasa Kanai in the park. Kanai Sarasa is soaking wet. She is separated from her parents and…

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Genre: Drama, Mystery
The Cornered Mouse Dreams of Cheese (2020)

The Cornered Mouse Dreams of Cheese (2020)

The Cornered Mouse Dreams of Cheese (2020)
IMDb: 6.7
130

Due to his indecise nature, Kyoichi, an advertising company employee, repeatedly cheats on his wife. One day, he meets Wataru, an old classmate from university. Wataru reveals that Kyoichi’s wife…

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Voyage Into Space (1970)

Voyage Into Space (1970)

Voyage Into Space (1970)
IMDb: 6.2
98

An edited for TV movie made up of four episodes of the Johnny Sokko and his Flying Robot TV series. The four episodes consist of the first episode, two from…

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Genre: Sci-Fi
The Fall of Ako Castle (1978)

The Fall of Ako Castle (1978)

The Fall of Ako Castle (1978)
IMDb: 7.2
159

This is the story of “The Forty-Seven Ronin.” Based on historical events in 1701-2, the movie tells the tale of the Asano clan’s downfall and the revenge of its former…

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G-Men in the Pacific (1962)

G-Men in the Pacific (1962)

G-Men in the Pacific (1962)
IMDb: N/A
86

G-men challenge a jewelry smuggling ring. The chase starts in Kyushu and continues to Kobe to Yokohama.

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Genre: Crime
Third Time Lucky (2021)

Third Time Lucky (2021)

Third Time Lucky (2021)
IMDb: N/A
112

Noted screenplay writer Nohara’s debut film is an ensemble drama set in Kobe, where a young man who has lost his memory intersects with the veiled emotions of people around…

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Genre: Drama
The Foreign Duck, the Native Duck and God in a Coin Locker (2007)

The Foreign Duck, the Native Duck and God in a Coin Locker (2007)

The Foreign Duck, the Native Duck and God in a Coin Locker (2007)
IMDb: 7.1
110

A university student finds himself wrapped up in the bizarre world of his next door neighbor, learning about his history and relationship with a girl who changed his life.

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Genre: Drama
Tears for You (2006)

Tears for You (2006)

Tears for You (2006)
IMDb: 6.7
118

Tears for You is a love story about two step-siblings, Yota and Kaoru. Long ago, Yota’s mother married Kaoru’s jazz-playing father, effectively merging the two families. Unfortunately, Kaoru’s father skipped…

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Genre: Drama, Romance
The End of the Pale Hour (2021)

The End of the Pale Hour (2021)

The End of the Pale Hour (2021)
IMDb: 5.5
116

A young man falls in love with a woman he meets at a party, but when she leaves him, he must face some uncomfortable truths.

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Balloon Club Revisited (2006)

Balloon Club Revisited (2006)

Balloon Club Revisited (2006)
IMDb: 6.5
93

Mitsuko Murakami puts the passion to balloon in the hot-air balloon Circle “Airheads”. The club gathered young people holding a variety of thoughts. But “Airheads” is disbanded not too long….

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Genre: Drama
Tokyo Vampire Hotel (2017)

Tokyo Vampire Hotel (2017)

Tokyo Vampire Hotel (2017)
IMDb: 6.1
142

Manami is captured by blood thirsty trigger happy vampires, and taken to their hotel, where they keep prisoners as future meals. They are all instructed to find a partner to…

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Genre: Fantasy, Horror
The Naked Seven (1972)

The Naked Seven (1972)

The Naked Seven (1972)
IMDb: 5.8
80

Scantily clad female warriors battle thieves to save a small village. Director Yasuharu Hasebe crossed the Seven Samurai legends of Shichinin No Samurai with his own popular Naraneko Rokku series…

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Torso (2009)

Torso (2009)

Torso (2009)
IMDb: 6.2
104

A seemingly “normal” office worker Hiroko has a secret. At home she lives with a prosthetic torso – no head, arms or feet, just body and penis. Hiroko bathes with…

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Genre: Drama
Chronicle of the After-School Wars (2018)

Chronicle of the After-School Wars (2018)

Chronicle of the After-School Wars (2018)
IMDb: 8.2
N/A

It is not Tag. It is not Battle Royale. It is Battle Royale Tag. Sena walks up to the school rooftop to return Yudachi’s handkerchief. Yudachi is not there and…

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Genre: Horror
Tomie: Forbidden Fruit (2002)

Tomie: Forbidden Fruit (2002)

Tomie: Forbidden Fruit (2002)
IMDb: 5.7
91

When a lonely high school girl befriends a strange, mysterious and beautiful girl, it is soon becomes clear that the two girls’ meeting was not purely accidental.

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Genre: Horror
Hurricane Polymar (2017)

Hurricane Polymar (2017)

Hurricane Polymar (2017)
IMDb: 5.9
108

In order to counter the rapidly increasing organized crime, the development of Polymar Suits resumed under the direction of the newly inaugurated police superintendent. But when three of the test…

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Genre: Action
g@me. (2003)

g@me. (2003)

g@me. (2003)
IMDb: 6.4
112

A young ad executive’s life has been turned upside down when a vicious client ruins his three billion yen project. Through his chance meeting with the disgruntled daughter of his…

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Genre: Crime, Thriller
Dear Friends (2007)

Dear Friends (2007)

Dear Friends (2007)
IMDb: 6.5
115

High school student Rina has a bad attitude and thinks that friends are something that you use when you need them. She doesn’t have any real relationships and is not…

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Genre: Drama
Nonko, Age 36 (Domestic Worker) (2008)

Nonko, Age 36 (Domestic Worker) (2008)

Nonko, Age 36 (Domestic Worker) (2008)
IMDb: 6.5
105

Nobuko tried to be successful as an actress in Tokyo (stage name ‘Nonko’), but wasn’t popular. She married her manager and soon divorced. Now a once-divorced woman in her mid-30s,…

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Genre: Comedy
Permanent Nobara (2010)

Permanent Nobara (2010)

Permanent Nobara (2010)
IMDb: 7.0
100

Naoko returns home with her young daughter, where her mother Masako runs the only beauty parlor in town. The local women go there to pass the time lamenting their bad…

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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Something Like, Something Like It (2016)

Something Like, Something Like It (2016)

Something Like, Something Like It (2016)
IMDb: 5.4
95

Master Shinkome asks Shinden to find a former disciple, Shintoto, from his rakugoka (comic storytelling) family. Shinden visits ex-disciples in his search for Shintoto.

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Genre: Comedy
Turtles Are Surprisingly Fast Swimmers (2005)

Turtles Are Surprisingly Fast Swimmers (2005)

Turtles Are Surprisingly Fast Swimmers (2005)
IMDb: 6.5
90

Suzume Katagura, a bored housewife, spends her days doing chores and taking care of her husband’s pet turtle. One day, she sees a wanted ad for spies. Hoping for some…

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Genre: Comedy
The Wiser Age (1962)

The Wiser Age (1962)

The Wiser Age (1962)
IMDb: 7.5
111

Drama about the lives of the five daughters and daughter-in-law of a store owner.

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Genre: Drama