Most Popular Movies and TV Shows With Naoto Takenaka
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1. Wan pîsu (1999– )
24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Follows the adventures of Monkey D. Luffy and his pirate crew in order to find the greatest treasure ever left by the legendary Pirate, Gold Roger. The famous mystery treasure named "One Piece".
4. Penguin Highway (2018)
Not Rated | 117 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
A fourth-grader, Aoyama-kun, investigates the mysterious reason behind the sudden appearance of penguins in his village, which is somehow related to a power from a young woman working at a dental clinic.
5. Temple (2017)
TV-MA | 78 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror
Three American tourists follow a mysterious map deep into the jungles of Japan searching for an ancient temple. When spirits entrap them, their adventure quickly becomes a horrific nightmare.
7. Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (I) (2004)
PG-13 | 100 min | Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
In the year 2032, Batô, a cyborg detective for the anti-terrorist unit Public Security Section 9, investigates the case of a female robot--one created solely for sexual pleasure--who slaughtered her owner.
Votes: 34,008 | Gross: $1.04M
9. Until the End of the World (1991)
R | 158 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
In 1999, Claire's life is forever changed after she survives a car crash. She rescues Sam and starts traveling around the world with him. Writer Eugene follows them and writes their story, as a way of recording dreams is being invented.
Votes: 8,041 | Gross: $0.75M
11. Sword of the Stranger (2007)
Not Rated | 103 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A swordsman from a strange land is caught in a struggle between morality, righteousness, and devotion as he reluctantly agrees to take a raggedy boy and his dog to a remote, Buddhist temple.
12. Pokémon 3: The Movie (2000)
G | 93 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
In the town of Greenfield, a young, lonely girl's dreams and wishes are brought into reality by a collective of reality-warping Pokémon.
Votes: 11,918 | Gross: $17.05M
13. The Fat Dragon (2020)
Action, Comedy | Completed
A cop is assigned to a case of escorting a criminal to Japan while dealing with relationship problems, and his enormous change in appearance as a result of being dumped.
14. Azumi (2003)
Not Rated | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Raised to deal in cold blooded death, the teenage assassin girl Azumi must defeat three evil warlords while also battling her own heart.
15. One Piece: Strong World (2009)
TV-14 | 113 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Straw Hat Pirates must save their navigator and stop the legendary Pirate, Shiki the Golden Lion from conquering East Blue.
16. Fusé: Memoirs of a Huntress (2012)
Animation, Action, Drama
Fuse are hybrids between humans and dogs, who live in Japan in the Edo period. It was said that they kill people to feed themselves with their souls. Due to this rumors, the Shogun put a ... See full summary »
17. Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai (2011)
Not Rated | 128 min | Drama
An tale of revenge, honor and disgrace, centering on a poverty-stricken samurai who discovers the fate of his ronin son-in-law, setting in motion a tense showdown of vengeance against the house of a feudal lord.
Votes: 6,707 | Gross: $0.06M
18. The Happiness of the Katakuris (2001)
R | 113 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
A family moves to the country to run a rustic mountain inn when, to their horror, the customers begin befalling sudden and unlikely fates.
19. Samurai Marathon 1855 (2019)
103 min | History
The American imperialists are at the door and intruding on Japan. To assess and train his troops the lord of the land announces a marathon through the land crisscrossing shores, forests and... See full summary »
20. Samurai Gourmet (2017)
A 60 year old retired salary-man finds new purpose in exploring the food of his neighborhood. Aided by his fantasy companion, a samurai who inspires him to boldly experience this new chapter of his life.
21. Shall We Dance? (1996)
PG | 136 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A successful but unhappy Japanese accountant finds the missing passion in his life when he begins to secretly take ballroom dance lessons.
Votes: 10,057 | Gross: $9.68M
22. Groper Train: The Search for the Black Pearl (1984)
64 min | Comedy, Mystery
The world's largest black pearl has vanished without a trace, and it's up to detective Ippei to track it down. His only clue is the mysterious words of a dying man, "Pussy Print!".
23. The Sky Crawlers (2008)
PG-13 | 122 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A group of eternally young fighter pilots known as Kildren experience the sudden loss of innocence as they battle the enemy in astonishing dogfights above the clouds.
26. A Night in Nude: Salvation (2010)
127 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Jiro (Naoto Takenaka) is a man who can do anything for you for a price. Part odd jobs man and part private eye he takes on tasks as simple as clearing out storage lockers to tracking down ... See full summary »
28. Patlabor 2: The Movie (1993)
Unrated | 113 min | Animation, Action, Drama
When a terrorist attack is blamed on the Air Force, Special Vehicle Unit 2 gets caught in the middle of a growing political conflict.
29. 009-1: The End of the Beginning (2013)
Not Rated | 82 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Marking the 75th anniversary of his birth, Shotaro Ishinomori's classic spy heroine manga "009-1" has been adapted into a live-action motion picture for the first time ever.
30. Tokyo Fist (1995)
87 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Suspecting that his childhood friend, a professional boxer, is having an affair with his fiancee, a businessman starts training rigorously himself in order to take him down.
31. Mutant Girls Squad (2010)
Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
On her sixteenth birthday, Rin (Yumi Sugimoto), a bullied, timid schoolgirl witnesses her parents killed by fearful, anti-mutant humans. Rins dormant mutant abilities are awakened and she ... See full summary »
32. Freeze Me (2000)
101 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
Chihiro is raped by three men and it is captured on video camera. She leaves her hometown and prepares to marry a colleague five years later, when one of the rapists arrives and says the ... See full summary »
33. Karate-Robo Zaborgar (2011)
Not Rated | 114 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A young man with a motorcycle that has the ability to transform into a karate-fighting robot hunts down a gang of evil cyborgs to avenge the death of his father.
34. Fly Me to the Saitama (2019)
In a world where people are discriminated based on their birthplace, a resident of the much-reviled Saitama Prefecture embarks on a revolutionary campaign to improve things for his home.
35. Swing Girls (2004)
105 min | Drama, Comedy, Music
A tale of delinquent and lazy school girls. In their efforts to cut remedial summer math class, they end up vitiating and replacing the schools brass band.
36. Sweet Whip (2013)
118 min | Mystery
When Naoko was a freshman in high school she was kidnapped and imprisoned by a man who lived next door. For one month, she went through hell. Finally, she killed the man and escaped.
37. 20th Century Boys 1: Beginning of the End (2008)
142 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
In 1969, Kenji, an elementary school kid and his friends built a secret base during their summer holidays. They fantasized that they had to fight villains who were out to conquer the world ... See full summary »
38. Waterboys (2001)
91 min | Comedy, Sport
In a Japanese high school, a class of adolescent geeks joins the new synchronized swimming teacher and takes up the challenge to take part in the competition, in spite of the mockeries of the "real sportsmen".
39. Suits (2018)
Shogo Kai is a lawyer at one of the big 4 law firms in Japan. He is good at his job, but he is arrogant. Shogo only thinks about winning and he thinks the only way to satisfy his clients is... See full summary »
40. Hello, My Dolly Girlfriend (2013)
112 min | Drama, Fantasy
A lonely otaku is fired from his job. He is rescued in a ruined building by a strange girl in a sailor suit. When he wakes up, the girl becomes a figure.
41. The Great Yokai War (2005)
PG-13 | 124 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A young boy is chosen as the defender of good and must team up with Japan's ancient spirits and creatures of lore to destroy the forces of evil.
43. Ley Lines (1999)
Not Rated | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A group of Chinese youths living in Japan struggle to make their way in life and eventually find trouble with the local crime syndicate.
44. Pinpon (2002)
114 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
The film traces the growth and friendship of two very different high-school ping-pong players. "Peco" Hoshino is a brash, arrogant player, determined to turn pro. He taught his quiet, nerdy... See full summary »
45. The Five (1995)
Unrated | 109 min | Action, Drama, Crime
Five men plot to steal a large sum of money from the local yakuza, but everything does not go as planned and the men find themselves hunted down by contract killers.
47. The Blue Light (2003)
116 min | Drama, Crime, Romance
A 17 y.o. Japanese secondary school student is living happily with his mom and sister but one day his stepdad returns, drunk much of the time and cruel to his mom and sister. Is there such a thing as the perfect murder?
48. The Brutal Hopelessness of Love (2007)
117 min | Drama
Nami is a popular actress married to another actor. Concerned about her husband cheating on her, she spends every night in town posing as a prostitute.
49. The Perfect Education (1999)
G | 96 min | Drama
Schoolgirl Kuniko is kidnapped by a middle-aged man Iwazono when she is jogging. He tells her that he had a failed marriage which leaves him a deep and everlasting scar in his mind. He ... See full summary »
50. Hiruko the Goblin (1991)
89 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
A school was built on one of the Gates of Hell, behind which hordes of demons await the moment they will be free to roam the Earth. Hiruko is a goblin sent to Earth on a reconnaissance ... See full summary »