37 Movies · 15 TV Series
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Mitsuru Hirata (平田満, Hirata Mitsuru) is a Japanese actor. He won the award for best actor at the 7th Hochi Film Award and the award for best supporting actor at the 4th Yokohama Film Festival for Fall Guy.
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Masashi (Kazunari Ninomiya) is a photographer. He has his parents and an older brother Yukihiro (Satoshi Tsumabuki). Through the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami, Masashi begins to take staged photo...
The workers at the nuclear power plant in Japan are at risk of dying if they stay at the plant after the region is devastated by an earthquake in 2011.
1 TV Series
4 Movies · 1 TV Series
Detective Nobuhiko Kamamoto is a detective with the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department, armed with keen interviewing skills and the ability to read peoples’ personalities. But his personal life is i...
Almost Coming, Almost Dying
To reward himself for his new teaching gig in Sapporo, 29-year-old Manabu decides to celebrate New Year's Eve with a little treat at a local sex club. On the verge of... climaxing, he's struck by a br...
Hello, Detective Hedgehog
Detective Goro Nanase and his colleagues of "Akatsuka Detective Office" are based in Shimo-Akazuka of Itabashi-ku, Tokyo. The detectives take on a string of challenging cases that no one else wants to...
Traces of Sin
While trying to support his sister, who was recently arrested and held up in jail, Tanaka is going through a tough time. As an investigative reporter, he immerses himself into a story about a shocking...
Memoirs of a Murderer
There were 5 peculiar murder cases in 1995 where the movie begins. The murderer would get someone close to the victim to witness how he would kill the victim with a rope, but he would let the witnesse...
2 Movies · 4 TV Series
Soul Flower Train
Amamoto travels from his small village to Osaka to find his estranged daughter. When he meets a friendly young woman, she gives him a unique guide of the big city and helps him in his search.
Made in Japan
With the strong yen, global financial crisis and competition from developing nations, the Japanese manufacturing industry is in a precarious situation. A large electronics maker is on the brink of ban...
The "Himawari So" ("Sunflower House") is a group home for mentally underdeveloped adults. Manga artist Itpon Aijo (Naoto Takenaka) begins to work at the "Himawari So". He moves into the home with his ...
Saburo Sugimura works for the PR department of a company which his father-in-law Yoshichika Imada runs. One day, Yoshichika Imada tasks Saburo Sugimura with work regarding a man named Nobuo Kajita. A ...
Shotenin Michiru no Mi no Uebanashi
2 TV Series
KochiKame - The Movie: Save the Kachidoki Bridge!
Police Officer Kankichi Ryotsu (Shingo Katori) is back at the Kameari Park Polic Box. Kankichi Ryotsu usually means to do well, but more often than not he ends up causing all kinds of trouble. Like on...
After the collapse of their relationship, Kiwako abducts the 6-month old child of a man she was having an affair with. Raising the child as her own, it is four years before the authorities catch up wi...
The Woodsman and the Rain
Rookie movie director Koichi and his crew travels to the mountain village of Yamamura to film his next movie. The villagers are eventually enlisted to help film the movie and, in particular, 60-year-o...
The year is 1947, during the war torn period of the Showa era. The story begins when a man, presumed to have been killed in battle, returns home. Who was this man? Before the war, he had a bright futu...
2 Movies · 1 TV Series
March is graduation season. Parting with the one you love, becoming disheartened from a broken dream, bereavement from your loved one… In life, one will always encounter a wall that they must overcom...
A Lone Scalpel
Dr Toma, a skilled surgeon, starts work at a regional hospital in Japan. After performing an operation to remove a patient’s liver cancer, something that normally would not be done at this hospital, h...
Covers the lives of six woman whose lives span a period of three generations, from the Show period all the way through to the present day.
Nojima Satoshi (Okada Junichi) is a photographer whose job depends on his friend Shingo, a model, who in turn is in a middle of a career crisis. Nojima wants to photograph scenery, but is held back be...
Amalfi: Rewards of the Goddess
A man arrives in the city upon news of a potential terrorist strike in Italy. He is Japanese foreign diplomat, Kosaku Kuroda, and he’s here under orders of his supervisor at the Foreign Ministry, Hiro...
1 Movie · 3 TV Series
Suzuki is an eccentric at university hospital who has been conducting a research to come up with a miracle drug for cancer on his own. One day, Suzuki finally succeeds in developing a new type of anti...
An arson took it all away from Akiyama Kanon seven years ago. Her parents died in that fire, her brother was arrested as the prime suspect and her carefree life disappeared from that instant. She was ...
The series follow the life of Michiru Aida, a beauty parlor assistant who returns to Tokyo after 4 years. Bullied by her seniors at work and abused by her boyfriend, she is reunited with her best frie...
I Want to Be a Shellfish
1944, in the depths of World War II. Toyomatsu Shimizu is a completely typical barber from a remote sea-side town who lives frugally but happily with his wife Fusae and their five-year-old son. Eventu...
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The Buried Forest
Three high school girls living out in the country build stories out from their local environment, mountainous and bordered by an unkempt buried forest.
The Deep Red
Shinku is a compelling drama that focuses on the strange relationship that develops between two people who find their lives irrevocably changed as a result of a horrible multiple homicide. The first p...
A group of terrorists has taken hold of the largest dam in Japan. They also capture the workers as hostages, and demanded $5 billion yen from the government with a 24 hour deadline in exchange for the...
This coming-of-age story from Japan opens just after 17-year-old Sataka has gotten dumped by her boyfriend. When her mother is hospitalized with a malignant stomach ulcer, Sataka is left alone with he...
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Tora-san, the Go-Between
In Nagasaki, Tora-san and an acquaintance help an old woman who has fallen and injured herself. She invites them to her home where the three share a night of eating and drinking. The old woman's healt...
Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters
A fictional account of the life of Japanese author Yukio Mishima told in four parts. The first three parts relate events in three of his novels: The Temple of the Golden Pavilion, Kyoko's House, and R...
Capone Cries a Lot
Umiemon is a naniwa-bushi singer who travels with his wife to the United States in hopes of achieving fame and fortune.