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Family-Friendly

Blanka
Drama 1h 15m 2015
The Great Yokai War
Fantasy, Horror, Adventure, Family 2h 4m 2005
Listen to the Universe
Drama, Music, Family 1h 59m 2019
The Miracles of the Namiya General Store
Drama, Family, Fantasy 2h 9m 2017
Yoshino's Barber Shop
Comedy, Family 1h 36m 2004

Understated Comedy

The Actor
Comedy, Romance 2h 3m 2016
The Drudgery Train
Comedy, Drama 1h 54m 2012
Lying to Mom
Drama, Comedy 2h 13m 2019
Mori, the Artist's Habitat
Comedy, Biopic 1h 39m 2018

Heartbreaking Romance

Josee, The Tiger, and the Fish
Drama, Romance 1h 56m 2003
Journey to the Shore
Drama, Fantasy, Romance 2h 8m 2015
Shape of Red
Drama, Romance 2h 3m 2020

Jidaigeki (Period Films)

Sakuran
Period Film, Drama, Romance 1h 51m 2007
The Twilight Samurai
Period Film, Drama, Action 2h 9m 2002

Dark & Violent

Bright Future
Drama, Crime 1h 55m 2003
Confessions
Psychological, Thriller, Drama, Crime 1h 46m 2010
The Devil's Path
Drama, Crime, Thriller 2h 8m 2013
Fires on the Plain
Drama, War 1h 27m 2015
Sway
Drama, Crime 1h 59m 2006

Sci-Fi & Fantasy

Air Doll
Drama, Romance, Fantasy 2h 5m 2009
The Great Yokai War
Fantasy, Horror, Adventure, Family 2h 4m 2005
The Miracles of the Namiya General Store
Drama, Family, Fantasy 2h 9m 2017
Plan 75
Short, Sci-Fi, Drama 18m 2018
Real
Drama, Sci-Fi, Romance 2h 7m 2013

Strong Female Lead

Blanka
Drama 1h 15m 2015
One Million Yen Girl
Drama, Comedy, Travelogue 2h 1m 2008
Rebirth
Drama 2h 27m 2011
Sakuran
Period Film, Drama, Romance 1h 51m 2007
Still the Water
Drama 1h 56m 2014

Films About Filmmaking

The Actor
Comedy, Romance 2h 3m 2016
Red Post on Escher Street
Comedy, Drama 2h 28m 2020

Social Issues & Politics

The Chicken
Short, Drama 13m 2020
Complicity
Drama 1h 56m 2018
Hush!
Drama, Comedy, LGBTQ 2h 15m 2001
Plan 75
Short, Sci-Fi, Drama 18m 2018

JAPAN CUTS Favorites

Hush!
Drama, Comedy, LGBTQ 2h 15m 2001
Sway
Drama, Crime 1h 59m 2006
One Million Yen Girl
Drama, Comedy, Travelogue 2h 1m 2008
Sakuran
Period Film, Drama, Romance 1h 51m 2007
Confessions
Psychological, Thriller, Drama, Crime 1h 46m 2010
The Devil's Path
Drama, Crime, Thriller 2h 8m 2013
Rebirth
Drama 2h 27m 2011
The Actor
Comedy, Romance 2h 3m 2016
Mori, the Artist's Habitat
Comedy, Biopic 1h 39m 2018

Japan Academy Film Prize Winners

Confessions
Psychological, Thriller, Drama, Crime 1h 46m 2010
Listen to the Universe
Drama, Music, Family 1h 59m 2019
Rebirth
Drama 2h 27m 2011
The Twilight Samurai
Period Film, Drama, Action 2h 9m 2002

Cannes Film Festival Selections

Air Doll
Drama, Romance, Fantasy 2h 5m 2009
Bright Future
Drama, Crime 1h 55m 2003
Hush!
Drama, Comedy, LGBTQ 2h 15m 2001
Journey to the Shore
Drama, Fantasy, Romance 2h 8m 2015
Still the Water
Drama 1h 56m 2014
Sway
Drama, Crime 1h 59m 2006

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