Kinema Junpo's Annual Top 10s

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Each year, Kinema Junpo magazine publishes a list of the top 10 Japanese films of the year.

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4. A Page of Madness (1926)

70 min | Drama, Horror

A man takes a job at an asylum with hopes of freeing his imprisoned wife.

Director: Teinosuke Kinugasa | Stars: Masuo Inoue, Ayako Iijima, Yoshie Nakagawa, Hiroshi Nemoto

Votes: 2,401

22. Crossroads (1928)

74 min | Drama

After falling in love with a courtesan, Rikiya is blinded by ash during a fight in a brothel. Believing the blindness permanent and his opponent dead, Rikiya goes back home to his sister. ... See full summary »

Director: Teinosuke Kinugasa | Stars: Akiko Chihaya, Junosuke Bandô, Yukiko Ogawa, Ippei Sôma

Votes: 278

26. Zanjin zanbaken (1929)

In medieval Japan, a brutal and corrupt magistrate is planning to kill the child who is about to become the heir to the estate and position of the local lord and substitute his own "heir", ... See full summary »

Director: Daisuke Itô | Stars: Ryûnosuke Tsukigata, Hiroshi Kaneko, Misao Seki, Sôemon Wada

Votes: 17

29. What Made Her Do It? (1930)

85 min | Drama

A girl sets out on a lonely journey when a father decides it is best for his young daughter to go live with his brother and her uncle. The trek begins on a train, but has to continue on ... See full summary »

Directors: Shigeyoshi Suzuki, Yoneo Ota | Stars: Keiko Takatsu, Rintarô Fujima, Yôyô Kojima, Hidekatsu Maki

Votes: 102

32. The Neighbor's Wife and Mine (1931)

64 min | Comedy, Drama

A writer struggles to finish his story against many distractions, but the jazz party next door proves to be too much.

Director: Heinosuke Gosho | Stars: Atsushi Watanabe, Kinuyo Tanaka, Mitsuko Ichimura, Satoko Date

Votes: 147

34. Tokyo Chorus (1931)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

A married Tokyo man faces unemployment after standing up for an older colleague.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Tokihiko Okada, Emiko Yagumo, Hideo Sugawara, Hideko Takamine

Votes: 1,123

39. I Was Born, But... (1932)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

91 Metascore

Two young brothers throw a tantrum when they discover that their father isn't the most important man in his workplace.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Tatsuo Saitô, Tomio Aoki, Mitsuko Yoshikawa, Hideo Sugawara

Votes: 4,371

46. Passing Fancy (1933)

100 min | Drama

Two Tokyo co-workers come across a destitute young lady in search of a place to live.

Director: Yasujirô Ozu | Stars: Takeshi Sakamoto, Nobuko Fushimi, Den Ohinata, Chôko Iida

Votes: 1,153

47. Taki no shiraito (1933)

110 min | Drama