Japanese Movies

Japan is a country of contrasts. Ancient and ultra modern, incredibly well-mannered and disturbingly perverse. So it is with Japanese movies. From the incredible violence of school children battling to the death and a murderous ex-ballet dancer who keeps her ex-boyfriends bagged up and barely alive on vomit, to a ballroom dancing business man and an animated little girls following her parents-turned-pigs into an alternate universe, it’s an understatement to say that Japanese films are diverse. Check out our best-of and top ten lists for reaffirmation.

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The Film Cult Presents: Battle Royale
Friday, March 28 by

WARNING! SPOILERS AHEAD! Battle Royale got a lot of press when the first Hunger Games movie came out. Hipsters were up in arms with protestations of “Rip off!” and “It’s…

Japanese Movie Sex Scenes
Tuesday, August 23 by Ed Mulero
Japanese Suspense Movies
Friday, August 12 by Louis Yang

Japanese directors have always been masters of suspense, but we must pick the absolute best Japanese suspense movies. These films range from greats such as Akira Kurosawa to Miyazaki. These movies will…

Japanese American Movies
Tuesday, August 9 by Annmicha Blugh

These Japanese American movies are a rich cultural mix of a westernized Asian perspective and/or a Japanese perspective seen through American eyes. Many of these Japanese American movies outline the…

Japanese Lesbian Movies
Sunday, July 31 by Andrea Miller

Do you want to check out some Japanese lesbian movies? These titles feature lovely Asian women in love with each other. Read on for a list of awesome Japanese lesbian movies….

10 Best Japanese Romance Movies
Thursday, July 21 by T. Cousin

This article will highlight the ten best Japanese romance movies that you should see. Romance stories have been a part of the movie making community since its beginning. Here is a…

Japanese Gay Movies
Tuesday, May 3 by sameerah blue

Laugh, cry and experience all things fabulous with these Japanese gay movies. Like all movies about the gay community, these gay Japanese movies explore the different facets of gay life…

Japanese Movie Songs
Monday, May 2 by Kathy Melvin

There are many Japanese movie songs available online. Many people that enjoy several songs from the movie prefer to purchase the entire soundtrack as opposed to only one hit song….

Sex In Japanese Movies
Sunday, May 1 by Amanda Ferguson

Sex in Japanese movies can be subtle, but it is all about elevating the plot. Japanese movies are poignant in their acting, storytelling, and narrative abilities. The sex scenes serve…

Japanese Teen Movies
Wednesday, April 27 by Isabel Prontes

To get an in-depth glimpse at Japanese youth and pop culture, all you have to do is watch one of the many Japanese teen movies out there. The Japanese film…

Japanese Drug Movies
Monday, April 25 by Annette Smith

This list of Japanese drug movies represents some of the best-known movies about Japan’s drug trade and gangster underworld. Boasting some of Japan’s most talented writers, directors, and actors, here…

Japanese Schoolgirl Movies
Monday, April 18 by sameerah blue

Filled with cute girls, monsters, and laughs, Japanese school girl movies are a good way to waste some time on a rainy day. There is no question that part of…

Japanese Gore Movies
Monday, April 18 by sameerah blue

Laugh until you cry and maybe vomit in your mouth a little with these Japanese gore movies. In a sea of rom-coms and remakes, sometimes it seems as if Japanese…

Japanese Mystery Movies
Monday, April 18 by T. Cousin

This article will focus on classic and recent Japanese mystery movies. A mystery is something that is difficult to explain or understand. A good mystery movie will keep its viewers in a state of suspense until the…

Japanese Historical Movies
Friday, April 15 by Ed Mulero

Japanese historical movies explore the culture and the people throughout the ages and display them on the glorious silver screen. Audiences sit back and marvel at these historical movies, which…

Japanese Samurai Movies
Monday, April 11 by Ed Mulero

Japanese samurai movies take the honorable warriors of the country's feudal era and put them on prominent display for audiences. The samurai follow the code of the Bushido as they lived…

Japanese Short Movies
Monday, April 11 by Ed Mulero

Japanese short films showcase the wonderful talent from the Land of the Rising Sun in these tiny nuggets of cinema joy. Short movies are a known art form that take small subjects and…

Japanese Ninja Movies
Saturday, April 9 by Sheldon Reid

These Japanese ninja movies are crawling with sneaky characters, armed with smooth yet lethal moves. Along with samurai, ninja are some of the most iconic figures to emerge from Japanese…

Japanese High School Movies
Thursday, April 7 by Natalie Kuchik

The plots for Japanes high school movies never shy away from any topic. Some of the movie premises may seem bizarre, but overall they are wildly entertaining. When it comes…

Japanese Zombie Movies
Monday, April 4 by sameerah blue

It’s all about eating brains, saving the world and baseball in Japanese zombie movies. If you’re one of those people who believes that the impending zombie apocalypse will tear humanity…

Japanese Crime Movies
Monday, April 4 by Samantha Assad

Japanese crime movies are full of action, intrigue and are often riveting. Japanese cinema has produced a variety of crime films, spanning the decades, and while some are violent bloodbaths,…

Japanese Fighting Movies
Monday, April 4 by Mishka Bulldozer

If you love some international cinema, then you'll eat up these Japanes fighting movies. Considered by many to be the birthplace of martial arts, it's no wonder that this country…

Japanese Robot Movies
Monday, April 4 by Elizabeth Ahn

Looking for the best Japanese robot movies? These movies are considered the best robot movies in all of Japanese cinema, and are highly recommended by film reviewers. "Hinokio" This movie looks…

Japanese Internment Movies
Saturday, April 2 by Karen Murdock

You may have learned in American history about Executive Order 9066 authorizing the internment of thousands of Japanese-Americans, but these Japanese internment movies reveal human suffering and heroism that history…

Japanese Love Story Movies
Saturday, April 2 by Karen Murdock

If you need to find a good Valentine’s Day flick but want to avoid the typical chick-flick romantic comedies, try these Japanese love story movies for a refreshing take on…

10 Best Japanese Movies With English Subtitles
Friday, April 1 by Andrea Miller

Do you want to check out the 10 best Japanese movies with English subtitles? All of these great Japanese films have English subtitles available on their DVD releases, which makes…

Japanese Vampire Movies
Wednesday, March 30 by sameerah blue

Prepare for a reign of blood with some Japanese vampire movies. Unlike Western culture, Japan doesn’t have a strong tradition of Japanese mythology. Because of that, Japanese writers and directors…

Japanese Movies 2008
Tuesday, March 29 by Samantha Assad

Japanese movies 2008 are definite gems for the Japanese film enthusiast. The best Japanese movies of 2008 cover a wide range of genres, including dramas, love stories and comedy. True…

Japanese Yakuza Movies
Tuesday, March 29 by Nicole Jackman

The best Japanese Yakuza movies blend in action, adventure and a little comedy. The Yakuza are the mafia of Japan and have a cult following. Movies about the Yakuza are…

Famous Japanese Movies
Tuesday, March 29 by sameerah blue

If you want to wrap yourself in fashion, style and Japanese culture, check out these famous Japanese movies. Famous Japanese movies are awash in rich fantasy, mythology, horror and brilliant…