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My Neighbor Totoro (1988) 8.2

My Neighbor Totoro (1988)

Storyline:Two young girls, 10-year-old Satsuki and her 4-year-old sister Mei, move into a house in the country with their father to be closer to their hospitalized mother. Satsuki and Mei discover that the nearby fore...

My Hero Academia: Two Heroes (2018) 7.8

My Hero Academia: Two Heroes (2018)

Storyline:All Might and Deku accept an invitation to visit a floating man-made city called I Island where they meet a girl and battle against a villain who takes the island hostage.User Reviews: I loved every bit of t...

The Tale of Iya (2013) 7.1

The Tale of Iya (2013)

Storyline:As a tunnel construction project threatens the natural order of one of Japan's last untouched regions, an old man and his granddaughter Haruna's humble lifestyle begins to influence the outlook of a man from...

Ghost in the Shell (1995) 8

Ghost in the Shell (1995)

Storyline:It is the year 2029. Technology has advanced so far that cyborgs are commonplace. In addition, human brains can connect to the internet directly. Major Motoko Kasunagi is an officer in Section 9, an elite, s...

The Manster (1959) 5.4

The Manster (1959)

Storyline:An American reporter in Japan is sent to interview an eccentric Japanese scientist working on bizarre experiments in his mountain laboratory. When the doctor realizes that the hapless correspondent is the pe...

Vampire Hunter D (1985) 7.2

Vampire Hunter D (1985)

Storyline:A young girl requests the help of a vampire hunter to kill the vampire who has bitten her, and thus prevent her from becoming a vampire herself. Written by Christopher E. Meadows <cmeadows...

Departures (2008) 8.1

Departures (2008)

Storyline:Daigo Kobayashi is a devoted cellist in an orchestra that has just been dissolved and now finds himself without a job. Daigo decides to move back to his old hometown with his wife to look for work and start ...

The Lies She Loved (2017) 6.4

The Lies She Loved (2017)

Storyline:Yukari Kawahara (Masami Nagasawa) works at a drink manufacturer. She works hard and achieves recognition for her work. Yukari Kawahara is dating research doctor Kippei Koide (Issey Takahashi). They have live...

Su-ki-da (2005) 7.2

Su-ki-da (2005)

Storyline:A high school student named Yu has a crush on one of her classmates, Yosuke. The boy spends most of his time sitting outside and playing his guitar, and Yu sits nearby and listens. One day, however, a terrib...

Terra Formars (2016) 4.7

Terra Formars (2016)

Storyline:In an attempt to colonize Mars, 21st century scientists seed the planet with algae to absorb sun light and purify the atmosphere, and cockroaches who in turn spread the algae as they feed. 500 years later, t...

Tampopo (1985) 7.9

Tampopo (1985)

Storyline:In this humorous paean to the joys of food, the main story is about trucker Goro, who rides into town like a modern Shane to help Tampopo set up the perfect noodle soup restaurant. Woven into this main story...

Digimon Adventure Tri. 3: Confession (2016) 8.1

Digimon Adventure Tri. 3: Confession (2016)

Storyline:After seeing Meicoomon's abrupt transformation and killing of Leomon, Agumon and the other Digimon are kept isolated in Koushiro's office in order to prevent them from infection, but signs of infection begin...

Digimon Adventure Tri. 5: Coexistence (2017) 7.6

Digimon Adventure Tri. 5: Coexistence (2017)

Storyline:Meicoomon rampages after witnessing Meiko Mochizuki being injured by the man bearing Gennai's likeness. "It would have been better if you hadn't been born..." Meicoomon disappears into the Real World, which ...

Digimon Adventure Tri. 4: Loss (2017) 7.7

Digimon Adventure Tri. 4: Loss (2017)

Storyline:Upon arriving at the Digital World after the "reboot", the digidestined are hunted by a new villain. Meanwhile, Sora is troubled by her partner digimon's indifference towards her.User Reviews: Find showtimes...

Ringu 2 (1999) 6

Ringu 2 (1999)

Storyline:In this sequel to Ringu (1998), Mai Takano is trying to learn more about the death of her boyfriend, Ryuji. She soon hears stories about a videotape haunted by the spirit of a girl named Sadako, who died man...

The Castle of Cagliostro (1979) 7.7

The Castle of Cagliostro (1979)

Storyline:After successfully robbing the Monte Carlo Casino, Lupin The Third and Jigen Daisuke soon learn that their money is in fact counterfeit and they go after the man responsible: Count Lazare de Cagliostro. The ...

Rasen (1998) 5.3

Rasen (1998)

Storyline:A young pathologist seeks answers to the mysterious death of a friend and soon comes into contact with the same cursed videotape that caused the death of the friend's wife and son, which is haunted by the cu...

Psychic Kusuo (2017) 5.6

Psychic Kusuo (2017)

Storyline:Saiki Kusuo is a powerful psychic who hates attracting attention, yet he is surrounded by colorful characters who always find a way to remove him from his everyday life.User Reviews: If you a fan of the mang...

Ikiru (1952) 8.3

Ikiru (1952)

Storyline:Kanji Watanabe is a civil servant. He has worked in the same department for 30 years. His life is pretty boring and monotonous, though he once used to have passion and drive. Then one day he discovers that h...

From Up on Poppy Hill (2011) 7.5

From Up on Poppy Hill (2011)

Storyline:A group of Yokohama teens look to save their school's clubhouse from the wrecking ball in preparations for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics.User Reviews: Having seen Tales from Earthsea, I wasn't expecting much from ...

Kwaidan (1964) 8

Kwaidan (1964)

Storyline:This film contains four distinct, separate stories. "Black Hair": A poor samurai who divorces his true love to marry for money, but finds the marriage disastrous and returns to his old wife, only to discover...

K: Missing Kings (2014) 7.3

K: Missing Kings (2014)

Storyline:Since the Island Academy Incident, silver clansmen Kuroh Yatogami and Neko have been searching for their master, Yashiro Isana, the Silver King. Their search having turned up fruitless, the two begin to give...

Godzilla: Final Wars (2004) 6.5

Godzilla: Final Wars (2004)

Storyline:When the aliens Xilians invade Earth, they release monsters to destroy the big cities. The Earth Defense Force formed by mutants is incapable to defeat the creatures. Commander Douglas Gordon decides to unle...

Miss Hokusai (2015) 6.7

Miss Hokusai (2015)

Storyline:Set in 1814, Miss Hokusai focuses on O-Ei, the daughter of famed artist Tetsuzo, better known by his pen name Hokusai, as she tries to navigate the various aspects of her life. O-Ei spends the bulk of her ti...

Gintama (2017) 6.3

Gintama (2017)

Storyline:In an era where aliens have invaded and conquered feudal Tokyo, a young samurai seeks work as he can.User Reviews: Gintama is a so-called jidaigeki action comedy film based upon the popular manga series of t...

Mazinger Z: Infinity (2017) 6

Mazinger Z: Infinity (2017)

Storyline:Ten years ago, the villainous scientist Dr. Hell led his wicked followers, known as the Underground Empire, in a struggle to destroy all of humanity. It was against these forces that the young hero Koji Kabu...

Tag (2015) 6.1

Tag (2015)

Storyline:As the sole survivor of a horrendous and rather mysterious accident, Mitsuko, a typical Japanese teenager, can safely say that her day has got off to a bad start. It seems that an unstoppable force of nature...

Ocean Waves (TV Movie 1993) 6.8

Ocean Waves (TV Movie 1993)

Storyline:The main character travels to his hometown for his high school reunion. During the trip, he recalls the memories of the days in high school. Friendship, subtle love, a trip to Tokyo and so on all came back t...

Dark Water (2002) 6.7

Dark Water (2002)

Storyline:In the final stages of a messy divorce, Yoshimi struggles to build a new life for herself and her daughter. Unfortunately, the challenges of single parenting and an ongoing custody battle are further complic...

Tekkonkinkreet (2006) 7.7

Tekkonkinkreet (2006)

Storyline:In Treasure Town, life can be both peaceful and violent. This is never truer than for our heroes, Black and White - two street kids who claim to traverse the urban city as if it were their own. But in this t...

Dead or Alive (1999) 6.9

Dead or Alive (1999)

Storyline:Without a home and feeling no obligation to Japanese society or Yakuza, Ryuichi (Takeuchi Riki) and his small group decide to make their own place by trying to take over the Shinjuku underworld and the drug ...

In the Aftermath (1988) 5.1

In the Aftermath (1988)

Storyline:On a post-apocalyptic Earth, an angel descends to help the survivors.User Reviews: From New World Pictures, this is a great fun, Sci-Fi, half Japanese animated (Pokeman' style) & half live action film......

Time of Eve (2010) 7.4

Time of Eve (2010)

Storyline:In the not too distant future androids have come into common usage. Taking the androids for granted, humans treat them as if they were common everyday tools, while on the other hand, some people empathize wi...

Tokyo Story (1953) 8.2

Tokyo Story (1953)

Storyline:Elderly couple Shukishi and Tomi Hirayama live in the small coastal village of Onomichi, Japan with their youngest daughter, schoolteacher Kyoko Hirayama. Their other three surviving adult children, who they...

Blue Spring (2001) 7.4

Blue Spring (2001)

Storyline:A group of a run-down Tokyo high school students face the struggles of growing up, growing apart from their friends and worrying about their future, while living in a highly violent environment.User Reviews:...

Lupin III vs. Conan (2013) 6.5

Lupin III vs. Conan (2013)

Storyline:It is a cross over between the series Lupin III and Case Closed and takes place after the television special Lupin the 3rd vs Detective Conan, additionally incorporating various elements from its predecessor...