Japan (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Split (IX) (2016)

PG-13 | 117 min | Horror, Thriller

7.3
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62 Metascore

Three girls are kidnapped by a man with a diagnosed 23 distinct personalities. They must try to escape before the apparent emergence of a frightful new 24th.

Director: M. Night Shyamalan | Stars: James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Haley Lu Richardson, Jessica Sula

Votes: 373,106 | Gross: $138.29M

2. Weathering with You (2019)

111 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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A high-school boy who has run away to Tokyo be friends a girl who appears to be able to manipulate the weather.

Director: Makoto Shinkai | Stars: Kotaro Daigo, Nana Mori, Kentaro Araki, Chieko Baishô

Votes: 2,509

3. Sing (2016)

PG | 108 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.1
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59 Metascore

In a city of humanoid animals, a hustling theater impresario's attempt to save his theater with a singing competition becomes grander than he anticipates even as its finalists find that their lives will never be the same.

Directors: Garth Jennings, Christophe Lourdelet | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson

Votes: 119,557 | Gross: $270.40M

4. Attack on Titan (2013– )

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.8
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After his hometown is destroyed and his mother is killed, young Eren Yeager vows to cleanse the earth of the giant humanoid Titans that have brought humanity to the brink of extinction.

Stars: Marina Inoue, Yûki Kaji, Yui Ishikawa, Josh Grelle

Votes: 128,387

5. Kimetsu no Yaiba (2019– )

TV-PG | 25 min | Animation, Action, Fantasy

8.9
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A family is attacked by demons and only two members survive - Tanjiro and his sister Nezuko, who is turning into a demon slowly. Tanjiro sets out to become a demon slayer to avenge his family and cure his sister.

Stars: Natsuki Hanae, Akari Kitô, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Takahiro Sakurai

Votes: 3,007

6. Your Name. (2016)

PG | 106 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

8.4
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79 Metascore

Two strangers find themselves linked in a bizarre way. When a connection forms, will distance be the only thing to keep them apart?

Director: Makoto Shinkai | Stars: Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Mone Kamishiraishi, Ryô Narita, Aoi Yûki

Votes: 143,438 | Gross: $5.02M

7. One Punch Man (2015– )

TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.9
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The story of Saitama, a hero that does it just for fun & can defeat his enemies with a single punch.

Stars: Makoto Furukawa, Kaito Ishikawa, Hiromichi Tezuka, Max Mittelman

Votes: 91,461

8. The Naked Director (2019– )

Biography, Drama

8.0
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Follows the story of Toru Muranishi's unusual and dramatic life filled with big ambitions as well as spectacular setbacks in his attempt to turn Japan's porn industry on its head

Stars: Takayuki Yamada, Shinnosuke Mitsushima, Misato Morita, Tetsuji Tamayama

Votes: 2,279

9. Spirited Away (2001)

PG | 125 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

8.6
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96 Metascore

During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki | Stars: Daveigh Chase, Suzanne Pleshette, Miyu Irino, Rumi Hiiragi

Votes: 570,284 | Gross: $10.06M

10. My Hero Academia (2016– )

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.5
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A superhero-loving boy without any powers is determined to enroll in a prestigious hero academy and learn what it really means to be a hero.

Stars: Daiki Yamashita, Justin Briner, Nobuhiko Okamoto, Kaito Ishikawa

Votes: 19,411

11. Point Break (1991)

R | 122 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.3
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58 Metascore

An F.B.I. Agent goes undercover to catch a gang of surfers who may be bank robbers.

Director: Kathryn Bigelow | Stars: Patrick Swayze, Keanu Reeves, Gary Busey, Lori Petty

Votes: 142,506 | Gross: $43.22M

12. Death Stranding (2019 Video Game)

Not Rated | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi | Post-production

Sam Porter must travel across a ravaged wasteland and save humanity from impending annihilation after mysterious explosions set off a series of supernatural events and otherworldly creatures begin to plague the landscape.

Director: Hideo Kojima | Stars: Norman Reedus, Mads Mikkelsen, Léa Seydoux, Margaret Qualley

13. JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (2012– )

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

8.4
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The story of the Joestar family, who are possessed with intense psychic strength, and the adventures each member encounters throughout their lives.

Stars: Matthew Mercer, Daisuke Ono, Unshô Ishizuka, Tôru Ohkawa

Votes: 4,607

14. Death Note (2006–2007)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Crime, Drama

9.0
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An intelligent high school student goes on a secret crusade to eliminate criminals from the world after discovering a notebook capable of killing anyone whose name is written into it.

Stars: Mamoru Miyano, Brad Swaile, Vincent Tong, Ryô Naitô

Votes: 193,052

15. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (2009–2012)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

9.1
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Two brothers search for a Philosopher's Stone after an attempt to revive their deceased mother goes awry and leaves them in damaged physical forms.

Stars: Iemasa Kayumi, Kent Williams, Muriel Hofmann, Lili Troncale

Votes: 94,499

16. Naruto: Shippûden (2007–2017)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.5
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Naruto Uzumaki, is a loud, hyperactive, adolescent ninja who constantly searches for approval and recognition, as well as to become Hokage, who is acknowledged as the leader and strongest of all ninja in the village.

Stars: Du-Hui Jiang, Junko Takeuchi, Maile Flanagan, Kate Higgins

Votes: 67,612

17. Harakiri (1962)

Not Rated | 133 min | Drama, History

8.7
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85 Metascore

An elder ronin samurai arrives at a feudal lord's home and requests an honorable place to commit suicide. But when the ronin inquires about a younger samurai who arrived before him things take an unexpected turn.

Director: Masaki Kobayashi | Stars: Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Ishihama, Shima Iwashita, Tetsurô Tanba

Votes: 26,046

18. Welcome to Marwen (2018)

PG-13 | 116 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.1
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40 Metascore

A victim of a brutal attack finds a unique and beautiful therapeutic outlet to help him through his recovery process.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Steve Carell, Falk Hentschel, Matt O'Leary, Nikolai Witschl

Votes: 11,853 | Gross: $10.76M

19. Nanatsu no taizai (2014– )

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.2
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The legend of the confrontation between the Seven Deadly Sins and the Holy Knights.

Stars: Yûki Kaji, Rintarou Nishi, Misaki Kuno, Bryce Papenbrook

Votes: 14,474

20. Hunter x Hunter (2011–2014)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.9
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Gon Freecss aspires to become a Hunter, an exceptional being capable of greatness. With his friends and his potential, he seeks for his father who left him when he was younger.

Stars: Megumi Han, Mariya Ise, Issei Futamata, Cristina Valenzuela

Votes: 37,961

21. Vinland Saga (2019– )

24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

9.0
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As a child, Thorfinn sat at the feet of the great Leif Ericson and thrilled to wild tales of a land far to the west. But his youthful fantasies were shattered by a mercenary raid. Raised by... See full summary »

Stars: Makoto Furukawa, Hiroki Gotou, Satoshi Hino, Mitsuhiro Ichiki

Votes: 1,358

22. Shoplifters (2018)

R | 121 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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93 Metascore

A family of small-time crooks take in a child they find outside in the cold.

Director: Hirokazu Koreeda | Stars: Lily Franky, Sakura Andô, Kirin Kiki, Mayu Matsuoka

Votes: 37,510 | Gross: $3.31M

23. 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: 288,511 | Gross: $4.71M

24. Wan pîsu (1999– )

24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.7
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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".

Stars: Mayumi Tanaka, Tony Beck, Laurent Vernin, Akemi Okamura

Votes: 57,584

25. Black Clover (2017– )

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

7.9
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Asta and Yuno were abandoned together at the same church and have been inseparable since. As children, they promised that they would compete against each other to see who would become the next Emperor Magus.

Stars: Gakuto Kajiwara, Jill Harris, Dallas Reid, Micah Solusod

Votes: 2,770

26. Seven Samurai (1954)

Not Rated | 207 min | Adventure, Drama

8.6
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98 Metascore

A poor village under attack by bandits recruits seven unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves.

Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Keiko Tsushima, Yukiko Shimazaki

Votes: 289,305 | Gross: $0.27M

27. Dragon Ball Z (1996–2003)

TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.7
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After learning that he is from another planet, a warrior named Goku and his friends are prompted to defend it from an onslaught of extraterrestrial enemies.

Stars: Doc Harris, Christopher Sabat, Scott McNeil, Sean Schemmel

Votes: 103,680

28. Street Fighter (1994)

PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

3.9
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Col. Guile and various other martial arts heroes fight against the tyranny of Dictator M. Bison and his cohorts.

Director: Steven E. de Souza | Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Raul Julia, Ming-Na Wen, Damian Chapa

Votes: 61,881 | Gross: $33.42M

29. Grave of the Fireflies (1988)

Not Rated | 89 min | Animation, Drama, War

8.5
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A young boy and his little sister struggle to survive in Japan during World War II.

Director: Isao Takahata | Stars: Tsutomu Tatsumi, Ayano Shiraishi, Akemi Yamaguchi, Yoshiko Shinohara

Votes: 202,728

30. Naruto (2002–2007)

TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.2
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Naruto Uzumaki, a mischievous adolescent ninja, struggles as he searches for recognition and dreams of becoming the Hokage, the village's leader and strongest ninja.

Stars: Junko Takeuchi, Maile Flanagan, Du-Hui Jiang, Kate Higgins

Votes: 58,281

31. Dragon Ball Super (2015–2018)

TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.4
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Six months after the defeat of Majin Buu, The mighty Saiyan Son Goku continues his quest on becoming stronger.

Stars: Masako Nozawa, Naoki Tatsuta, Ryô Horikawa, Masakazu Morita

Votes: 19,136

32. 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: 300,801 | Gross: $2.38M

33. Fairy Tail (2009– )

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.0
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Lucy, an aspiring Celestial Wizard, becomes a friend and ally to powerful wizards Natsu, Gray, and Erza, who are part of the (in)famous wizard guild, Fairy Tail.

Stars: Todd Haberkorn, Cherami Leigh, Tia Lynn Ballard, Tetsuya Kakihara

Votes: 17,701

34. Pokémon (1997– )

TV-Y | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.4
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Follows the adventure of Satoshi with his Pokemon, Pikachu and his friends to become the Pokemon master.

Stars: Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis, Eric Stuart, Ikue Ôtani

Votes: 34,290

35. Ghost in the Shell (1995)

Not Rated | 83 min | Animation, Action, Crime

8.0
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76 Metascore

A cyborg policewoman and her partner hunt a mysterious and powerful hacker called the Puppet Master.

Director: Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Atsuko Tanaka, Iemasa Kayumi, Akio Ôtsuka, Kôichi Yamadera

Votes: 117,494 | Gross: $0.52M

36. Carole & Tuesday (2019– )

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Music, Sci-Fi

8.1
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Two girls, from different backgrounds but sharing a love for music, meet and change history with their united musical talent.

Stars: Kana Ichinose, Miyu Irino, Hiroshi Kamiya, Mamoru Miyano

Votes: 369

37. Cowboy Bebop (1998–1999)

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

8.9
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The futuristic misadventures and tragedies of an easygoing bounty hunter and his partners.

Stars: Kôichi Yamadera, Unshô Ishizuka, Megumi Hayashibara, Steve Blum

Votes: 77,835

38. Dr. Stone (2019– )

23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.4
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One fateful day, all of humanity was petrified by a blinding flash of light. After several millennia, high schooler Taiju awakens and finds himself lost in a world of statues. However, he's... See full summary »

Stars: Yûsuke Kobayashi, Makoto Furukawa, Yûichi Nakamura, Manami Numakura

Votes: 1,297

39. Akira (1988)

R | 124 min | Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.1
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A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psychic psychopath who can only be stopped by two teenagers and a group of psychics.

Director: Katsuhiro Ôtomo | Stars: Mitsuo Iwata, Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Tesshô Genda

Votes: 144,197 | Gross: $0.55M

40. Sword Art Online (2012– )

TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.7
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In the year 2022, thousands of people get trapped in a new virtual MMORPG and the lone wolf player, Kirito, works to escape.

Stars: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Bryce Papenbrook, Haruka Tomatsu, Cherami Leigh

Votes: 30,533

41. My Neighbor Totoro (1988)

G | 86 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

8.2
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86 Metascore

When two girls move to the country to be near their ailing mother, they have adventures with the wondrous forest spirits who live nearby.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki | Stars: Hitoshi Takagi, Noriko Hidaka, Chika Sakamoto, Shigesato Itoi

Votes: 244,280 | Gross: $1.11M

42. Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995–1996)

TV-14 | 624 min | Animation, Action, Drama

8.6
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A teenage boy finds himself recruited as a member of an elite team of pilots by his father.

Stars: Megumi Ogata, Megumi Hayashibara, Kotono Mitsuishi, Spike Spencer

Votes: 40,470

43. One Cut of the Dead (2017)

96 min | Comedy, Horror

7.7
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86 Metascore

Things go badly for a hack director and film crew shooting a low budget zombie movie in an abandoned WWII Japanese facility, when they are attacked by real zombies.

Director: Shin'ichirô Ueda | Stars: Takayuki Hamatsu, Yuzuki Akiyama, Harumi Shuhama, Kazuaki Nagaya

Votes: 7,740

44. One Piece: Stampede (2019)

101 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.8
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Follow the strawhats as they get invited to the large event known as pirate expo! All star pirates are gathered in the pirate expo, the marines decide to interfere, what conspires in this event? A One Piece spin off movie.

Director: Takashi Otsuka | Stars: Chô, Hiroaki Hirata, Katsuhisa Hôki, Kanae Itô

Votes: 661

45. Final Fantasy VII Remake (2020 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Announced

A former soldier joins an eco-terrorist group in a mission against the electric power company he used to work for in order the protect the planet and their environment.

Director: Tetsuya Nomura | Stars: Tyler Hoechlin, Britt Baron, Matt Jones, Gideon Emery

46. A Silent Voice (2016)

Not Rated | 130 min | Animation, Drama, Romance

8.2
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78 Metascore

A young man is ostracized by his classmates after he bullies a deaf girl to the point where she moves away. Years later, he sets off on a path for redemption.

Director: Naoko Yamada | Stars: Miyu Irino, Saori Hayami, Aoi Yûki, Kenshô Ono

Votes: 28,816

47. High School DxD (2012– )

TV-MA | 23 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

7.7
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After being killed on his first date, idiotic and perverted Issei Hyodo is resurrected as a demon by Rias Gremory only to be recruited into her club of high-class devils.

Stars: Jamie Marchi, Yûki Kaji, Azumi Asakura, Yôko Hikasa

Votes: 5,139

48. First Love (2019)

108 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

7.3
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75 Metascore

A young boxer and a call girl get caught up in a drug-smuggling scheme over the course of one night in Tokyo.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Becky, Sakurako Konishi, Masataka Kubota, Jun Murakami

Votes: 227

49. Fruits Basket (2019– )

TV-14 | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.4
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After a family tragedy turns her life upside down, 16 year old high schooler Tohru Honda takes matters into her own hands and moves out...into a tent. Unfortunately for her, she pitches her... See full summary »

Stars: Manaka Iwami, Laura Bailey, Nobunaga Shimazaki, Eric Vale

Votes: 468

50. Battle Royale (2000)

Not Rated | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.6
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81 Metascore

In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary "Battle Royale" act.

Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Tatsuya Fujiwara, Aki Maeda, Tarô Yamamoto, Takeshi Kitano

Votes: 160,723


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