Tag: Japan

Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in the Land of Demons (1973) 7.7

Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in the Land of Demons (1973)

Storyline:Fifth film in the Lone Wolf & Cub Series. 5 warriors challenge Ogami to duels. Each has 1/5th of Ogami's assassin fee and 1/5 of the information he needs to complete his assassination. His mission is to kil...

We Love (2018) 6.9

We Love (2018)

Storyline:Keita, Koyomi, Rin and Yuu are school-mates, friends and neighbours. Yuu likes Rin and Rin likes Yuu, but immaturity, shyness and inexperience stops them from being frank with each other and expressing themselv...

Unlawful Entry (1992) 6.3

Unlawful Entry (1992)

Storyline:After a break-in at their house, a couple gets help from one of the cops that answered their call. He helps them install the security system, and begins dropping by on short notice and unofficial patrol, and sp...

It’s Boring Here, Pick Me Up (2018) 4.4

It’s Boring Here, Pick Me Up (2018)

Storyline:Two girls dream of the same man. One remained in their hometown, went with Shiina and wants to revisit the happy times with him again. The other moved away, returned to move back in with her parents and establi...

Oz Land (2018) 6.1

Oz Land (2018)

Storyline:Kurumi is hired at a high-end hotel, but is instead dispatched to work at fun fair that is connected to the business network. The new work is out in the country and there is not much else to do or places to go....

Coup d’Etat (1973) 7.1

Coup d’Etat (1973)

Storyline:Ikka Kita is a revolutionary, who suffers when he is brought his younger brother's clothes, still smeared with his blood. Ikka's brother followed the revoltionary's precept and acted, attempting on the life of ...

Wings of Honneamise (1987) 7.4

Wings of Honneamise (1987)

Storyline:On a far-off planet, a Kingdom tries to launch the planet's first manned spacecraft. This ten year old project not only faces funding and technical problem, but also is subject to political conspiracy and the n...

Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance (1972) 7.9

Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance (1972)

Storyline:In this first film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, adapted from the manga by Kazuo Koike, we are told the story of the Lone Wolf and Cub's origin. Ogami Itto, the official Shogunate executioner, has been frame...

Heroic Purgatory (1970) 7.3

Heroic Purgatory (1970)

Storyline:An engineer's wife returns home with a lost teenager. A man posing as her dad tries to get her back, causing the engineer to recall his youth as a revolutionary, obscured by dreamlike disruptions of time and sp...

And the Mud Ship Sails Away… (2013) 6.4

And the Mud Ship Sails Away… (2013)

Storyline:Takashi Hirayama, an unemployed, apathetic man, lives alone with his grandmother in Otawara City, Tochigi Prefecture. With no power or will to change his lazy lifestyle, he wastes his days away until one day, a...

Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades (1972) 7.7

Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades (1972)

Storyline:Ogami Itto volunteers to be tortured by the yakuza to save a prostitute and is hired by their leader to kill an evil chamberlain.User Reviews: A wandering ronin and his young son continue their journey through ...

Lone Wolf and Cub: White Heaven in Hell (1974) 7.5

Lone Wolf and Cub: White Heaven in Hell (1974)

Storyline:The final film, and the final confrontation between Ogami and Retsudo. With most of his family already dead at Ogami's hands, Retsudo launches one last plot to destroy him, and when that fails, unleashes the fu...

Attack on Titan: Part 1 (2015) 5.1

Attack on Titan: Part 1 (2015)

Storyline:A teenage boy named Eren Jaeger must use his special gift to fight alongside with the military to defeat the titan race. Mankind is on the brink of extinction when these man-eating monsters terrorize everybody ...

Detective Conan: The Fist of Blue Sapphire (2019) 7.8

Detective Conan: The Fist of Blue Sapphire (2019)

Storyline:The world's greatest blue sapphire, the "blue lapis fist", said to have sunk in a pirate ship in the late 19th century, on the coasts of Singapore. A local millionaire plots to retrieve it, and when it's exhibi...

The Sword of Doom (1966) 8

The Sword of Doom (1966)

Storyline:Ryunosuke is a sociopathic samurai without compassion or scruples. When he is scheduled for an exhibition match at his fencing school, the wife of his opponent begs Ryunosuke to throw the match, offering her ow...

Yakuza Law (1969) 5.9

Yakuza Law (1969)

Storyline:A story of yakuza lynching during the Edo, Taisho, and Showa periods.User Reviews: Three stories for the price of one all concerning Yakuza and their laws. Just watch the opening credits that is full with tortu...

Kikujiro (1999) 7.8

Kikujiro (1999)

Storyline:Brash, loudmouthed and opportunistic, Kikujiro hardly seems the ideal companion for little Masao who is determined to travel long distances to see the mother he has never met. Their excursion to the cycle races...

Fairy in a Cage (1977) 6

Fairy in a Cage (1977)

Storyline:During World War II, the tyrannical Judge Murayama uses his military power to imprison and torture innocent people. Suspected of helping an anti-government movement, the lovely Namiji Kikushima is captured, alo...

The Boy and the Beast (2015) 7.7

The Boy and the Beast (2015)

Storyline:The latest feature film from award-winning Japanese director Mamoru Hosoda (Summer Wars, Wolf Children): When Kyuta, a young orphan living on the streets of Shibuya, stumbles into a fantastic world of beasts, h...

The Tale of The Princess Kaguya (2013) 8

The Tale of The Princess Kaguya (2013)

Storyline:An old man makes a living by selling bamboo. One day, he finds a princess in a bamboo. The princess is only the size of a finger. Her name is Kaguya. When Kaguya grows up, 5 men from prestigious families propos...

The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum (1939) 7.9

The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum (1939)

Storyline:In Tokyo in 1888, Kikunosuke Onoue, the adoptive son of an important actor, discovers that he is praised for his acting only because he is his father's heir, and that the troupe complains how bad he is behind h...

Wolf Guy (1975) 6.5

Wolf Guy (1975)

Storyline:Shinichi "Sonny" Chiba is WOLFGUY, the only survivor of a clan of werewolves who relies on his feral, full-moon-activated superpowers to solve mysterious crimes. One night, a bizarre and bloody death in the Tok...

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: I ...

Pom Poko (1994) 7.3

Pom Poko (1994)

Storyline:As the human city development encroaches on the raccoon dog population's forest and meadow habitat, the raccoon dogs find themselves faced with the very real possibility of extinction. In response, the raccoon ...