Most Popular Movies and TV Shows With Chieko Baishô
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1. Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
PG | 119 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
When an unconfident young woman is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking castle.
Votes: 283,201 | Gross: $4.71M
3. The Hidden Blade (2004)
R | 132 min | Action, Drama, History
A 19th Century samurai, held in low esteem due to an action by his late father, must resolve his history with a maid and with his close friend.
Votes: 5,530 | Gross: $0.04M
5. The Fantastic Adventures of Unico (1981)
Not Rated | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
A story about how joy and happiness can be the most powerful weapon ever. A young unicorn is ordered to be taken from his home by the gods. They are envious of little Unico's power to bring... See full summary »
6. Jungle Emperor Leo (1997)
PG | 99 min | Animation, Adventure
The story of Leo, the lion emperor and his family, and their struggles to protect the jungle from intruders bent on recklessly mining the a precious stone.
7. Am I Trying (1969)
91 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance
Tora-San, an itinerant peddler who is thrown out of his father's house twenty years before but reconnects with his aunt, uncle and sister Sakura. Tora wreaks some havoc in their lives, like getting drunk and silly at a marriage meeting.
8. The Little House (2014)
136 min | Drama, Romance
A woman looks back on her family's life in Tokyo before and during WWII. A maid arrives from the countryside to work for an upper middle class family. She fits in well, but everyone's emotions are stirred up with the arrival of a student.
10. Mobile Suit Gundam I (1981)
137 min | Animation, Action, Drama
A teenage boy must fight in an interplanetary war as the only available pilot to a revolutionary new giant battle robot.
12. Where Spring Comes Late (1970)
106 min | Drama
A poor family of miners from Kyushu uproot themselves and make the long journey to what they hope is a better life in Hokkaido. Their journey is beset with hardship and tragedy.
13. A Distant Cry from Spring (1980)
95 min | Drama
A mysterious stranger appears at the door of a farmhouse on a stormy night and asks for shelter. The young widow who owns the farm puts him up in the barn. At dawn, he helps to deliver a ... See full summary »
14. Station (1981)
132 min | Drama
Constantly put to the test and faced with tragedy wherever he turns, can a man finally find solace and a modicum of love or rest with what is left of his hometown, his family, love or himself?
15. Tora-san Goes North (1987)
107 min | Comedy, Romance
Tora-san, the näive and romantic peddler, returns once more to his home in Hokkaido where, as usual, he falls in love with a lovely young lady. The girl this time is Rinko Ueno, who has ... See full summary »
17. Suzuran (1999– )
15 min | Drama
Beginning in 1924, a time when both steam engine trains and early Showa Era's first train stations are just beginning. In the waiting room of Asumoe Station, a small country station, a ... See full summary »
21. Honokaa Boy (2009)
111 min | Drama, Romance
Leo who is in college and his girlfriend travel to Hawaii, but end up going their separate ways. Leo returns to the island and begins working with, among others, a number of ... See full summary »
23. Hatsukoi: Otosan, Chibi ga Inaku Narimashita (2019)
104 min | Drama
Masaru and Yukiko have been married 44 years. They have three children who live independently from them. Masaru and Yukiko enjoy their peaceful days, but, one day, Yukiko tells her daughter Naoko that she wants to divorce Masaru.
28. Kiri no hata (1965)
111 min | Crime, Drama
Kiriko attempts to hire a well-known lawyer to defend her brother's murder case. The lawyer turns Kiriko down as she cannot afford him. Some time later, Kiriko encounters the lawyer again, but this time it is he who needs her help.
30. Home from the Sea (1972)
96 min | Drama
On a beautiful island in Seto Inner Sea, Seichi and Minko make their living by transporting rocks to construction sites by boat. They cherish the deepest affection for this piece of land ... See full summary »
33. Final Take: The Golden Age of Movies (1986)
135 min | Drama
This is Japanese melo-dramatist director Yoji Yamada's ode to 1930s film production during the transition from silent film to talkies. With many loose associations we can see the rise of a ... See full summary »
37. Otoko wa tsurai yo: Boku no ojisan (1989)
109 min | Comedy
The well-intentioned, kind-hearted, and somewhat awkward but always lovable Tora-san makes one of his periodic visits to his sister and her family in Tokyo. His nephew, Mitsu, is depressed ... See full summary »
38. Otoko wa tsurai yo: Torajiro kurenai no hana (1995)
107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Tora-san works hard to bring together his nephew, Mitsuo, and Mitsuo's girlfriend who is engaged to someone else.
39. Tora-san, His Tender Love (1970)
89 min | Comedy
In an effort to get him to settle down, Tora's family attempts to arrange a marriage for him. Unfortunately, Tora's goodwill backfires once again, and he leaves for a remote hot springs ... See full summary »
42. Tora-san Goes Religious? (1983)
105 min | Comedy
When his travels bring him to Western Japan, Tora-san decides to pay his respects to the late Hyoichiro Suwa, his sister's father-in-law. He gets drunk with the priest at the temple, ... See full summary »
47. Tora-san's Dream of Spring (1979)
104 min | Comedy, Romance
Otoko wa tsurai yo ("It's tough being a man") is a long-running and beloved Japanese film series that spanned from 1969 to 1995 and starred Kiyoshi Atsumi as Kuruma Torajirou, or simply "... See full synopsis »
49. Tora-san's Forget Me Not (1973)
99 min | Comedy
Tora visits his family after a year. After a misunderstanding he gets upset and leaves to end up in the countryside. On the way he meets Lily and they feel a connection. Sometime later Tora... See full summary »