Akira Emoto

Shoplifters

Shoplifters

Shoplifters
IMDb: 8.0
121 min

After one of their shoplifting sessions, Osamu and his son come across a little girl in the freezing cold. At first reluctant to shelter the girl, Osamu’s wife agrees to…

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Genre: Crime, Oscar 2019
Kon’ya, romansu gekijô de

Kon’ya, romansu gekijô de

Kon’ya, romansu gekijô de
IMDb: 7.2
109 min

Kenji is a young aspiring movie director. He falls in love with Princess Miyuki who came from a black‐and‐white movie.

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Genre: Fantasy, Romance
Lu Over the Wall

Lu Over the Wall

Lu Over the Wall
IMDb: 6.8
112 min

The story takes place in a harbor town where a gloomy middle school student named Kai meets a mermaid named Lu.

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Shin Godzilla

Shin Godzilla

Shin Godzilla
IMDb: 6.7
120 min

From the mind behind Evangelion comes a hit larger than life. When a massive, gilled monster emerges from the deep and tears through the city, the government scrambles to save…

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Journey to the Shore

Journey to the Shore

Journey to the Shore
IMDb: 6.2
128 min

Mizuki’s husband Yusuke went missing for 3 years. He suddenly comes back home one day and asks Mizuki to go on a trip with him. Their trip consists of visiting…

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Genre: Fantasy, Romance
Vampire in Love

Vampire in Love

Vampire in Love
IMDb: 5.4
102 min

Kiira seems like an ordinary young girl, who likes to talk with her friends and to dress up. Her ultimate goal is to become the world’s best baker, but what…

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0.5 miri

0.5 miri

0.5 miri
IMDb: 7.5
198 min

Sawa, a home helper for a middle class family with an elderly infirm grandfather, is forced to stretch her morals to keep her job. As a result, she finds herself…

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Genre: Uncategorized
Wood Job!: Kamusari nânâ nichijô

Wood Job!: Kamusari nânâ nichijô

Wood Job!: Kamusari nânâ nichijô
IMDb: 7.5
116 min

A bittersweet coming-of-age film based on a novel dealing with forestry. Yuki Hirano wants to live an easy life, like working a part-time job after his high school graduation. But,…

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Genre: Comedy
Unforgiven

Unforgiven

Unforgiven
IMDb: 7.2
135 min

Set in Hokkaido, Japan in the 1880s. Jubei Kamata (Ken Watanabe), who is on the side of the Edo shogunate government, kills many people. His name is infamous in Kyoto….

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Sensô to hitori no onna

Sensô to hitori no onna

Sensô to hitori no onna
IMDb: 6.6
98 min

Set towards the end of World War II, Nomura (Masatoshi Nagase) is a writer who is in despair. A woman works in bar and is a former prostitute. Many years…

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Genre: Uncategorized
Youkai ningen Bemu

Youkai ningen Bemu

Youkai ningen Bemu
IMDb: 6.4
124 min

Bem, Bela and Belo arrive at a new town plagued by a series of mysterious, unsolved cases which, as they discover, are caused by another youkai, one more powerful than…

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Genre: Family, Mystery
Kamisama no karute

Kamisama no karute

Kamisama no karute
IMDb: 5.9
128 min

Dr. Ichito Kuriharai (Sho Sakurai) works at a clinic in Nagano Prefecture. He rarely has any free time due to the clinic’s shortage of doctors and the constant influx of…

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John Rabe

John Rabe

John Rabe
IMDb: 7.2
134 min

A true-story account of a German businessman who saved more than 200,000 Chinese during the Nanjing massacre in 1937-38.

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Genre: History, War
Wu Qingyuan

Wu Qingyuan

Wu Qingyuan
IMDb: 6.3
104 min

The Go Master is a 2006 biopic by director Tian Zhuangzhuang of renowned twentieth century Go master Wu Qingyuan, better known by his adopted name of Go Seigen. The film,…

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Genre: Uncategorized
The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi

The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi

The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi
IMDb: 7.6
111 min

Zatôichi is a 19th century blind nomad who makes his living as a gambler and masseur. However, behind this humble facade, he is a master swordsman gifted with a lightning-fast…

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Genre: Action, Adventure
Another Heaven

Another Heaven

Another Heaven
IMDb: 6.0
132 min

A pair of hard-boiled Tokyo cops are investigating a gruesome murder: after killing the victim, the murderer cut his skull open and cooked his brain in a stew. As they…

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Maborosi

Maborosi

Maborosi
IMDb: 7.6
110 min

A young woman’s husband apparently commits suicide without warning or reason, leaving behind his wife and infant. Yumiko remarries and moves from Osaka to a small fishing village, yet continues…

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Genre: Uncategorized
Godzilla vs. SpaceGodzilla

Godzilla vs. SpaceGodzilla

Godzilla vs. SpaceGodzilla
IMDb: 5.9
108 min

When Mothra went into outer space to stop a meteor from reaching Earth, she accidentally took cells from Godzilla and the remaining cells from Biollante that inhabited our atmosphere. The…

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