With DENTSU Music And Entertainment (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Howl's Moving Castle (2004)

PG | 119 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

8.2
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80 Metascore

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.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki | Stars: Chieko Baishô, Takuya Kimura, Tatsuya Gashûin, Akihiro Miwa

Votes: 284,898 | Gross: $4.71M

2. Princess Mononoke (1997)

PG-13 | 134 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

8.4
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76 Metascore

On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami's curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and Tatara, a mining colony. In this quest he also meets San, the Mononoke Hime.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki | Stars: Yôji Matsuda, Yuriko Ishida, Yûko Tanaka, Billy Crudup

Votes: 297,320 | Gross: $2.38M

3. Black Rain (1989)

R | 125 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.6
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56 Metascore

Two NYC cops arrest a Yakuza member and must escort him when he's extradited to Japan.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Michael Douglas, Andy Garcia, Ken Takakura, Kate Capshaw

Votes: 45,788 | Gross: $46.21M

4. Tales from Earthsea (2006)

PG-13 | 115 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

6.5
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47 Metascore

In a mythical land, a man and a young boy investigate a series of unusual occurrences.

Director: Gorô Miyazaki | Stars: Timothy Dalton, Willem Dafoe, Mariska Hargitay, Jun'ichi Okada

Votes: 28,922 | Gross: $0.05M

5. Godzilla: Final Wars (2004)

PG-13 | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.5
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Godzilla's fiftieth Anniversary project, in which Godzilla travels around the world to fight his old foes plus a new, mysterious monster named Monster X.

Director: Ryûhei Kitamura | Stars: Masahiro Matsuoka, Rei Kikukawa, Don Frye, Maki Mizuno

Votes: 6,784

6. Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (2002–2005)

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Crime

8.5
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The futuristic adventures of a female cyborg counter intelligence agent and her support team.

Stars: Shirô Saitô, Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, William Frederick Knight, Richard Epcar

Votes: 16,325

7. The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi (2003)

R | 116 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.6
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75 Metascore

The blind masseur/swordsman comes to a town in control of warring gangs, and while bunking with a farming family, he meets two women with their own agenda.

Director: Takeshi Kitano | Stars: Takeshi Kitano, Tadanobu Asano, Yui Natsukawa, Michiyo Yasuda

Votes: 45,052 | Gross: $0.85M

8. Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (I) (2004)

PG-13 | 100 min | Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.6
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66 Metascore

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.

Director: Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Akio Ôtsuka, Atsuko Tanaka, Tamio Ohki, Kôichi Yamadera

Votes: 33,869 | Gross: $1.04M

9. Metropolis (2001)

PG-13 | 108 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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75 Metascore

Kenichi and his uncle Shunsaku Ban must find the mystery behind robot girl Tima.

Director: Rintaro | Stars: Toshio Furukawa, Scott Weinger, Yuka Imoto, Kei Kobayashi

Votes: 19,096 | Gross: $0.64M

10. Mr. Baseball (1992)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

5.9
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Jack Elliot, once a great baseball player, is forced to play in Japan where his brash, egotistical ways cause friction with his new teammates and friends.

Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Tom Selleck, Ken Takakura, Aya Takanashi, Dennis Haysbert

Votes: 9,397 | Gross: $20.88M

11. Maadadayo (1993)

134 min | Drama

7.4
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76 Metascore

Following World War II, a retired professor approaching his autumn years finds his quality of life drastically reduced in war-torn Tokyo. Denying despair, he pursues writing and celebrates his birthday with his adoring students.

Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Tatsuo Matsumura, Hisashi Igawa, George Tokoro, Masayuki Yui

Votes: 4,480 | Gross: $0.05M

12. Shiki (2010– )

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Drama, Horror

7.7
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When many deaths occur in the quiet village of Sotoba, Doctor Toshio Ozaki initially suspects an epidemic but soon becomes convinced that something else is causing them.

Stars: Tôru Ohkawa, Koki Uchiyama, Kazuyuki Okitsu, Wataru Takagi

Votes: 2,254

13. Azumi (2003)

Not Rated | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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49 Metascore

Raised to deal in cold blooded death, the teenage assassin girl Azumi must defeat three evil warlords while also battling her own heart.

Director: Ryûhei Kitamura | Stars: Aya Ueto, Kenji Kohashi, Hiroki Narimiya, Takatoshi Kaneko

Votes: 13,887

14. When the Last Sword Is Drawn (2002)

Not Rated | 143 min | Drama

7.6
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A samurai goes to extraordinary lengths to provide for his family.

Director: Yôjirô Takita | Stars: Kiichi Nakai, Kôichi Satô, Yui Natsukawa, Takehiro Murata

Votes: 4,455

15. Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda (2017)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, Music

7.7
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78 Metascore

A portrait of genius music composer Ryuichi Sakamoto.

Director: Stephen Nomura Schible | Star: Ryuichi Sakamoto

Votes: 764 | Gross: $0.12M

16. Always - Sunset on Third Street (2005)

133 min | Drama, Family

7.8
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Leaving her provincial home, teenage Mutsuko arrives in Tokyo by train to take a job in a major automotive company but finds that she is employed by a small auto repair shop owned by ... See full summary »

Director: Takashi Yamazaki | Stars: Maki Horikita, Hidetaka Yoshioka, Shin'ichi Tsutsumi, Koyuki

Votes: 1,976

17. Swing Girls (2004)

105 min | Drama, Comedy, Music

7.6
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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.

Director: Shinobu Yaguchi | Stars: Juri Ueno, Yûta Hiraoka, Shihori Kanjiya, Yuika Motokariya

Votes: 3,141

18. Takeshis' (2005)

108 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.4
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Beat Takeshi, a prominent actor, meets a lookalike named Kitano, who is a struggling actor, but after the meeting, Kitano's dreams take a violent, surreal turn.

Director: Takeshi Kitano | Stars: Takeshi Kitano, Kotomi Kyôno, Kayoko Kishimoto, Ren Osugi

Votes: 3,335

19. Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - The Laughing Man (2005 Video)

TV-14 | 160 min | Animation, Action, Drama

8.3
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A compilation movie featuring scenes from Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex.

Director: Kenji Kamiyama | Stars: Alison Matthews, Russell Roberts, David Kaye, Trevor Devall

Votes: 1,552

20. Eureka (2000)

217 min | Drama

7.9
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78 Metascore

The traumatized survivors of a murderous bus hijacking come together and take a road trip to attempt to overcome their damaged selves. Meanwhile a serial killer is on the loose.

Director: Shinji Aoyama | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Aoi Miyazaki, Masaru Miyazaki, Yôichirô Saitô

Votes: 3,117 | Gross: $0.05M

21. Alienators: Evolution Continues (2001–2002)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Action, Animation, Comedy

5.8
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Taking up where the movie Evolution (2001) left off, this animated series features Dr. Ira Kane, Dr. Henry Block, Wayne Green, along with new character Lt. Lucy, as they try to stop the ... See full summary »

Stars: Kirby Morrow, Andrew Francis, Mark Acheson, Tony Alcantar

Votes: 112

22. Zebraman (2004)

115 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.6
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62 Metascore

A down-and-out school teacher receives the calling to become the real life personification of an old television superhero, Zebraman.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Shô Aikawa, Kyôka Suzuki, Atsuro Watabe, Yui Ichikawa

Votes: 3,058

23. Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon (2003–2004)

30 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.5
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Live-action series which is an original re-telling of the original Bishoujo Senshi Sailormoon manga and anime series.

Stars: Jun Masuo, Miyû Sawai, Rika Izumi, Aya Sugimoto

Votes: 483

24. Waterboys (2001)

91 min | Comedy, Sport

7.2
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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".

Director: Shinobu Yaguchi | Stars: Satoshi Tsumabuki, Hiroshi Tamaki, Akifumi Miura, Kôen Kondô

Votes: 2,322

25. Always zoku san-chôme no yûhi (2007)

146 min | Drama

7.5
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Chagawa finds it increasing difficult to support his young ward Junnosuke in his store across the street from the Suzuki garage on Third Street. Unless he can provide a better life, ... See full summary »

Director: Takashi Yamazaki | Stars: Shin'ichi Hatori, Maki Horikita, Fumiyo Kohinata, Kazuki Koshimizu

Votes: 780

26. Pistol Opera (2001)

Not Rated | 112 min | Crime, Action, Drama

6.4
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75 Metascore

The No. 3 assassin of Japan is given the chance to usurp No. 1 and take their place.

Director: Seijun Suzuki | Stars: Makiko Esumi, Sayoko Yamaguchi, Hanae Kan, Masatoshi Nagase

Votes: 1,245

27. Kingdom Hearts Re: Chain of Memories (2007 Video Game)

E10+ | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.0
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Ahead lies something you need -- but to claim it, you must lose something dear.

Directors: Tetsuya Nomura, Bob Buchholz, Koji Hamada, Benjamin Hoppe, Renée Johnson, Tatsuya Kando, Isao Nakajima, Tai Yasue | Stars: Haley Joel Osment, David Gallagher, Alyson Stoner, Meaghan Martin

Votes: 706

28. Glory to the Filmmaker! (2007)

108 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Takeshi Kitano plays a version of himself in which he's a struggling director cycling through a number of different genres in an effort to complete his latest project.

Director: Takeshi Kitano | Stars: Takeshi Kitano, Tôru Emori, Kayoko Kishimoto, Anne Suzuki

Votes: 1,784

29. Nin x Nin: Ninja Hattori-kun, the Movie (2004)

102 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.5
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Kanzo Hattori, an apprentice ninja, leaves his hometown of Iga to go to Edo (Tokyo). There, for his final training, he must find himself a master, and protect his master with his life, whilst upholding the ninja code.

Director: Masayuki Suzuki | Stars: Shingo Katori, Rena Tanaka, Gori, Yuri Chinen

Votes: 165

30. Sennen no koi - Hikaru Genji monogatari (2001)

143 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.2
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Based on the ancient Japanese Tale of Genji. This film is set in 900AD and tells the story of a famous female writer of the time, Murasaki Shikibu. Her story begins from the death of her ... See full summary »

Director: Tonkô Horikawa | Stars: Sayuri Yoshinaga, Yûki Amami, Tôru Kazama, Morio Kazama

Votes: 119

31. Mazinkaiser (2001 Video)

210 min | Animation, Sci-Fi

7.8
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In one of their epic battles, the Mazinger Team suffers a crushing defeat at the hands of Dr. Hell and his minions after Mazinger Z is stolen and its pilot, the legendary Kouji Kabuto, is ... See full summary »

Director: Masahiko Murata | Stars: Hiroya Ishimaru, Ai Uchikawa, Hiroshi Yanaka, Kôsei Tomita

Votes: 166

32. F-Zero GP Legend (2004–2005)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Adventure, Animation, Action

7.4
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Based on the classic Nintendo series, GP Legend tells the story of Rick Wheeler, a detective who wakes up from a cryogenic sleep from an accident while pursuing an escaped villian named ... See full summary »

Stars: Amy Birnbaum, Gregory Abbey, Dan Green, Veronica Taylor

Votes: 61

33. A Tree of Palme (2002)

130 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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Palme is a puppet created by a man for his sickly wife. After her death, Palme becomes paralyzed with sorrow until he happens to cross paths with a woman being pursued who asks him to ... See full summary »

Director: Takashi Nakamura | Stars: Akiko Hiramatsu, Megumi Toyoguchi, Daisuke Sakaguchi, Yurika Hino

Votes: 416

34. Tonkô (1988)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama

7.1
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In 1026, students in western China are shanghaied into the forces of crown prince Li Yuanhao of Xi Xia, who wants to control the length of the Silk Road. One student is Zhao Xingde, who ... See full summary »

Director: Jun'ya Satô | Stars: Kôichi Satô, Toshiyuki Nishida, Anna Nakagawa, Tsunehiko Watase

Votes: 169 | Gross: $0.12M

35. XxxHOLiC the Movie: A Midsummer Night's Dream (2005)

TV-14 | 60 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Yuko receives an invitation for the opening of an auction from a mysterious unknown sender. Likewise, fanatical collectors are summoned to an old mansion whose owner doesn't make an ... See full summary »

Director: Tsutomu Mizushima | Stars: Sayaka Ôhara, Jun Fukuyama, Kazuya Nakai, Shizuka Itô

Votes: 501

36. Kiba (2006–2007)

Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

7.4
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Zed, and his crippled friend Noah, are dragged from their dystopian city of Calm to another world, where they become Shard casters, and must prevent the end of the world.

Stars: Kara Greenberg, Deke Anderson, Blake McMahon, Leraldo Anzaldua

Votes: 216

37. First Love (2000)

113 min | Romance

7.1
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Satoka Aida, a 17-year high school student, comes to know that her mothers hospitalization for cancer is disturbing the harmony of her home life. Satoka rarely communicates with her father ... See full synopsis »

Director: Tetsuo Shinohara | Stars: Rena Tanaka, Mieko Harada, Mitsuru Hirata, Hiroyuki Sanada

Votes: 212

38. H Story (2001)

111 min | Drama

6.7
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A European actress is remaking the 1959 film, Hiroshima Mon Amour,forty years later.We witness her fatigue and inability to remember her lines.

Director: Nobuhiro Suwa | Stars: Béatrice Dalle, Kou Machida, Hiroaki Umano, Nobuhiro Suwa

Votes: 194

39. The Samurai I Loved (2005)

131 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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A young swordsman is forced into a tough situation. He must resolve a potential power struggle that involves his adolescent crush Fuku.

Director: Mitsuo Kurotsuchi | Stars: Somegorô Ichikawa, Yoshino Kimura, Kôji Imada, Ryô Fukawa

Votes: 264

40. Firefly (2000)

164 min | Drama

7.0
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A stripper, referred to as a fire fly be a use of her attractive beauty, falls in love. She finds inner piece as love is what her life was missing.

Director: Naomi Kawase | Stars: Yûko Nakamura, Toshiya Nagasawa, Miyako Yamaguchi, Toshiyuki Kitami

Votes: 81

41. Beavers (1988)

Not Rated | 31 min | Documentary, Short

7.8
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A story about several beaver families in their wild surroundings. The interesting process of building a dam can be watched as well as the dangers arising from hungry bears and other ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Low | Star: Earl Pennington

Votes: 261

42. Lost in the Wilderness (1986)

G | 140 min | Adventure, Drama

7.4
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Adventure-drama based on the life of Naomi Uemura (Nishida), the first Japanese mountain climber to scale most of the world's highest peaks and explore the arctic and Antarctic.

Director: Jun'ya Satô | Stars: Toshiyuki Nishida, Chieko Baishô, Masato Furuoya, Gô Wakabayashi

Votes: 25

43. Tennen shôjo Man next: Yokohama hyaku-ya hen (1999 TV Movie)

160 min | Action, Horror

5.5
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Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Ayana Sakai, Takashi Nagayama, Chiaki Ichiba, Erika Yamakawa

Votes: 109

44. Ace Combat: Joint Assault (2010 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Mystery

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Director: Taichi Wada | Stars: Gorô Ôhashi, Jack Merluzzi, Masahiro Kono, Peter von Gomm

45. Ryuichi Sakamoto: async Live at the Park Avenue Armory (2018)

65 min | Documentary, Music

7.2
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Director: Stephen Nomura Schible | Star: Ryuichi Sakamoto

Votes: 54

46. Tokyo Marigold (2001)

97 min | Romance

6.8
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Based on a novel by Hayashi Mariko, Tokyo Marigold is the story of a modern relationship in modern Tokyo under modern circumstances. Eriko (Rena Tanaka) has no definite plans, but is ... See full summary »

Director: Jun Ichikawa | Stars: Rena Tanaka, Yukiyoshi Ozawa, Yôichirô Saitô, Hotaru

Votes: 127

47. wkw/tk/1996@7'55''hk.net (1996)

10 min | Short, Romance

6.4
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A Japanese-Chinese couple hangs out and shoots each other.

Director: Kar-Wai Wong | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Karen Mok

Votes: 202

48. A-Channel (2011–2012)

TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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Stars: Kaori Fukuhara, Minako Kotobuki, Yumi Uchiyama, Aoi Yûki

Votes: 107

49. Kuroe (2001)

128 min | Drama

6.9
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Director: Gô Rijû | Stars: Masatoshi Nagase, Rie Tomosaka, Shin'ya Tsukamoto, Miyuki Matsuda

Votes: 95

50. Mahô shôjo neko Taruto (2001– )

270 min | Animation

7.7
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Taruto is a little cat who has just moved to a new city with her master's family. Taruto spends her days making friends and trying to help people with her rather unpredictable magic. And it... See full summary »

Stars: Hisayo Mochizuki, Masayo Kurata, Maria Yamamoto, Hiroki Takahashi

Votes: 20


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