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Psychic Kusuo

Psychic Kusuo

Psychic Kusuo
IMDb: 5.7
97 min

To the average person, psychic abilities might seem a blessing; for Kusuo Saiki, however, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Gifted with a wide assortment of supernatural abilities ranging…

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Genre: Comedy
Josee, the Tiger and the Fish

Josee, the Tiger and the Fish

Josee, the Tiger and the Fish
IMDb: 7.6
116 min

Tsuneo is a university student working part-time in a mah-jong parlour. Lately the customers have been talking about an old lady who pushes a baby carriage through the streets. They…

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Genre: Thriller
Hana and Alice

Hana and Alice

Hana and Alice
IMDb: 7.4
135 min

Two teenage best pals attracted to the same boy end up scrambling his life after he walks into a door and is knocked unconscious.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Desperate Sunflowers

Desperate Sunflowers

Desperate Sunflowers
IMDb: 5.7
105 min

Natsuko Kotani was born to be a swindler. Meanwhile, Tetsuko Ishida is Natsuko’s distant relative. Unlike Natsuko, Tetsuko is an attorney with an upright disposition. Whenever Natsuko makes trouble, Tetsuko…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Nodame Cantabile: The Movie II

Nodame Cantabile: The Movie II

Nodame Cantabile: The Movie II
IMDb: 7.2
123 min

Nodame and Chiaki mutually decide that it would be for the best if they parted ways for a while so Nodame can practice for an upcoming competition. However, when things…

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Patlabor 2: The Movie

Patlabor 2: The Movie

Patlabor 2: The Movie
IMDb: 7.6
113 min

A Japanese police unit who use giant anthropomorphic robots (called Labors) is caught up in a political struggle between the civilian authorities and the military when a terrorist act is…

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Patlabor: The Movie

Patlabor: The Movie

Patlabor: The Movie
IMDb: 7.2
100 min

A mysterious suicide and a series of unmanned robot run-aways sparks off a Police investigation into the suspicious software on-board thousands of industrial robots around Tokyo.

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Terra Formars

Terra Formars

Terra Formars
IMDb: 4.7
108 min

With the space program attempting to travel to Mars, 21st century scientists were tasked with warming up the planet so that humans could survive on its surface. They came up…

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Pigtails

Pigtails

Pigtails
IMDb: 7.4
N/A
29 min

“The earth shook. The sea roared. And then… There is a small house solitary standing by the seaside. A young girl has been living there alone since that fateful day….

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Li’l Spider Girl

Li’l Spider Girl

Li’l Spider Girl
IMDb: 6.7
25 min

This story involves the shopkeeper Suzuri of Kokumondou who sells historic books and Mizuki, granddaughter of the land owner. When Mizuki releases a somewhat cute young spider demon out of…

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Kick-Heart

Kick-Heart

Kick-Heart
IMDb: 6.9
12 min

A love story between two people that each have a secret to hide. One a pro-wrestler, the other a Nun. Losing never felt so good.

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Jellyfish Eyes

Jellyfish Eyes

Jellyfish Eyes
IMDb: 4.9
101 min

In present-day Japan, little Masashi moves from an evacuation center to a small village. There he will discover that every child has the ability to communicate with a fantastic creature,…

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My Hero Academia: Two Heroes

My Hero Academia: Two Heroes

My Hero Academia: Two Heroes
IMDb: 8
96 min

All Might and Deku accept an invitation to go abroad to a floating and mobile manmade city, called ‘I Island’, where they research quirks as well as hero supplemental items…

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Killing for the Prosecution

Killing for the Prosecution

Killing for the Prosecution
IMDb: 6.2
123 min

Young Public Prosecutor Keiichiro Okino (Kazunari Ninomiya) is assigned to the department of Tokyo Public Prosecutors Office which deals with violent cases. He is thrilled to work with Takeshi Mogami…

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Genre: Mystery
Modest Heroes

Modest Heroes

Modest Heroes
IMDb: 7.5
53 min

From director Hiromasa Yonebayashi: “Kanini & Kanino”; “Life Ain’t Gonna Lose” directed by Yoshiyuki Momose; and “Invisible” directed by Akihiko Yamashita. These leaders of animation draw tales of modest heroes…

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Dreams for Sale

Dreams for Sale

Dreams for Sale
IMDb: 6.7
N/A
134 min

After losing their restaurant in a fire, a husband and wife come up with a strange plan to rebuild their shattered finances: marrying the husband off to a series of…

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Genre: Crime, Drama
The Place Promised in Our Early Days

The Place Promised in Our Early Days

The Place Promised in Our Early Days
IMDb: 7.1
91 min

In a post-war alternative timeline, Japan is divided into the North, controlled by the Union, and the South, controlled by the United States. A mysterious high tower rises within the…

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Voices of a Distant Star

Voices of a Distant Star

Voices of a Distant Star
IMDb: 7.3
25 min

It is 2046 when a mysterious alien force begins their annihilation of the human race. Leaving behind the one person she loves, Mikako joins the interstellar battle as a pilot….

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Hunter × Hunter: The Last Mission

Hunter × Hunter: The Last Mission

Hunter × Hunter: The Last Mission
IMDb: 7
97 min

The strongest Hunters that once existed in the Hunters Association were split into “light” and “dark”, and each walked down their respective paths. The “dark” side begins moving in order…

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Lowlife Love

Lowlife Love

Lowlife Love
IMDb: 6.5
110 min

Tetsuo (Kiyohiko Shibukawa) is a lowlife. A film director with a small indie hit many years back, yet he has never gotten any further as he refuses to go against…

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Genre: Thriller
Real Girl

Real Girl

Real Girl
IMDb: 7.5
114 min

Hikaru Tsutsui is a high school student. He enjoys animation and video games in the virtual world, but he doesn’t enjoy his real life. People at his school don’t even…

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Genre: Romance
Destruction Babies

Destruction Babies

Destruction Babies
IMDb: 5
N/A
108 min

Taira is a disaffected youth from a seaside town reveling in violence. Enamored by his strength, Yuya joins his crusade in attacking strangers. Meanwhile, Taira’s brother looks for him.

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Genre: Comedy
Orange

Orange

Orange
IMDb: 7.1
139 min

Naho Takamiya is a 2nd year high school student. During the spring, Naho Takamiya receives a letter sent by herself from 10 years in the future. In the letter, she…

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Genre: Drama
Kagero-za

Kagero-za

Kagero-za
IMDb: 7.1
139 min

A 1920s playwright meets a beautiful woman who may be the ghost of his patron’s deceased wife.

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The Wind Rises

The Wind Rises

The Wind Rises
IMDb: 7.8
126 min

A lifelong love of flight inspires Japanese aviation engineer Jiro Horikoshi, whose storied career includes the creation of the A-6M World War II fighter plane.

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Genre: Animation
Porco Rosso

Porco Rosso

Porco Rosso
IMDb: 7.8
94 min

Porco Rosso, known in Japan as Crimson Pig (Kurenai no Buta) is the sixth animated film by Hayao Miyazaki and released in 1992. You’re introduced to an Italian World War…

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Rainy Dog

Rainy Dog

Rainy Dog
IMDb: 7.2
95 min

A Japanese assassin stranded in Taiwan must take work from a local crime boss to make ends meet when suddenly a woman from his past delivers a son to him.

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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Demon City Shinjuku

Demon City Shinjuku

Demon City Shinjuku
IMDb: 6.5
82 min

Kyoya’s father was a great warrior, killed at the hands of the diabolical psychic, Rebi Ra, who has now opened a portal to hell in the city of Shinjuku. It…

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Hanagatami

Hanagatami

Hanagatami
IMDb: 7.3
168 min

Spring, 1941. Sixteen-year-old Toshihiko attends school in the coastal town of Karatsu, where his aunt cares for his ailing cousin. Immersed in the seaside’s nature and culture, Toshihiko soon befriends…

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Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Wicked City

Wicked City

Wicked City
IMDb: 6.8
82 min

This animated Japanese film is a dark, adult-oriented thriller. A peace treaty between the Earth and the Black World, a parallel universe of spider-like aliens is coming to an end….

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Tokyo Decadence

Tokyo Decadence

Tokyo Decadence
IMDb: 6.1
112 min

A submissive hooker goes about her trade, suffering abuse at the hands of Japanese salarymen and Yakuza types. She’s unhappy about her work, and is apparently trying to find some…

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Genre: Drama
Parasyte: Part 2

Parasyte: Part 2

Parasyte: Part 2
IMDb: 6.5
117 min

Alien pods come to Earth and, naturally, start taking over Human Hosts. One such pod only manages to take over one human’s, Shin Izumi, right arm. Together they grow and…

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Parasyte: Part 1

Parasyte: Part 1

Parasyte: Part 1
IMDb: 7
109 min

Alien pods come to Earth and, naturally, start taking over Human Hosts. One such pod only manages to take over one human’s, Shin Izumi, right arm. Together they grow and…

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Kamikaze Girls

Kamikaze Girls

Kamikaze Girls
IMDb: 7.3
102 min

Momoko is an ordinary girl, living an ordinary life. Ordinary, that is, if you define ordinary as wearing elaborate lolita dresses from the Rococo period in 18th Century France. However,…

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I Am a Hero

I Am a Hero

I Am a Hero
IMDb: 6.8
126 min

Hideo Suzuki is a 35-year-old mangaka assistant, whose life seem to be stuck around his exhausting but low-paying job, unfulfilled dreams, strange hallucinations and unsatisfying relationships. He sees himself as…

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Shoplifters

Shoplifters

Shoplifters
IMDb: 8.1
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, Drama
Like Father, Like Son

Like Father, Like Son

Like Father, Like Son
IMDb: 7.8
121 min

Ryota Nonomiya is a successful businessman driven by money. He learns that his biological son was switched with another child after birth. He must make a life-changing decision and choose…

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Genre: Drama
After the Rain

After the Rain

After the Rain
IMDb: 7.3
112 min

Akira Tachibana is a 17-year-old high school student. She was once a promising athlete, but an injury has prevented her from taking part in track and field. One day, Akira…

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Yakiniku Dragon

Yakiniku Dragon

Yakiniku Dragon
IMDb: 7
126 min

Set in the 1970’s in the Kansai region of Japan.. Yong-Gil is Korean, but he moved to Japan and settled down. He runs a small restaurant named Yakiniku Dragon. He…

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Genre: Drama
Ocean Waves

Ocean Waves

Ocean Waves
IMDb: 6.9
76 min

At Kichijōji Station, Tokyo, Taku Morisaki glimpses a familiar woman on the platform opposite boarding a train. Later, her photo falls from a shelf as he exits his apartment before…

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