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my asian cinema journey

chronological order of my voyage through asian cinema starting with parasite as my awakening. only films that i first-watched since parasite count.

Most watched countries:
Japan - 43
South Korea - 19
Hong Kong - 15
Taiwan - 8

Thailand - 1

Most watched directors:
Akira Kurosawa - 11
Hayao Miyazaki - 9
Wong Kar-wai - 8

Edward Yang - 5
Bong Joon-ho - 5

Park Chan-wook - 5
Hirokazu Kore-eda - 4

Ryusuke Hamaguchi - 4
Lee Chang-dong - 3
Hong Sang-soo - 3

Most watched decades:
2000s - 25
2010s - 23
1990s - 13
1980s - 12

2020s - 2

  • Parasite

    1

  • The Handmaiden

    2

  • Spirited Away

    3

  • Princess Mononoke

    4

  • Your Name.

    5

  • Howl's Moving Castle

    6

  • When Marnie Was There

    7

  • Memories of Murder

    8

  • Burning

    9

  • Perfect Blue

    10

  • Shoplifters

    11

  • Oldboy

    12

  • Harakiri

    13

  • The Wailing

    14

  • Yi Yi

    15

  • Tokyo Story

    16

  • Seven Samurai

    17

  • Ip Man

    18

  • Taipei Story

    19

  • A Brighter Summer Day

    20

  • Dreams

    21

  • In the Mood for Love

    22

  • Oasis

    23

  • You Are the Apple of My Eye

    24

  • That Day, on the Beach

    25

  • Tale of Cinema

    26

  • Chungking Express

    27

  • Yojimbo

    28

  • The Host

    29

  • Terrorizers

    30

  • The Woman Who Ran

    31

  • Fallen Angels

    32

  • Sanjuro

    33

  • A Silent Voice

    34

  • Happy Together

    35

  • Ritual

    36

  • Poetry

    37

  • As Tears Go By

    38

  • Days of Being Wild

    39

  • Still Walking

    40

  • On the Beach at Night Alone

    41

  • The Wind Rises

    42

  • 2046

    43

  • Rashomon

    44

  • Police Story

    45

  • Ran

    46

  • Comrades, Almost a Love Story

    47

  • Weathering with You

    48

  • Mother

    49

  • Good Morning

    50

  • Microhabitat

    51

  • The Grandmaster

    52

  • Castle in the Sky

    53

  • Nobody Knows

    54

  • Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance

    55

  • Sympathy for Lady Vengeance

    56

  • High and Low

    57

  • Kiki's Delivery Service

    58

  • Train to Busan

    59

  • Josee, the Tiger and the Fish

    60

  • Throne of Blood

    61

  • Cure

    62

  • All About Lily Chou-Chou

    63

  • Flowers of Shanghai

    64

  • Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

    65

  • House

    66

  • Police Story 2

    67

  • Lust, Caution

    68

  • House of Hummingbird

    69

  • The Hidden Fortress

    70

  • Infernal Affairs

    71

  • Police Story 3: Super Cop

    72

  • Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

    73

  • Like Father, Like Son

    74

  • Happy Hour

    75

  • Asako I & II

    76

  • Drive My Car

    77

  • Grave of the Fireflies

    78

  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

    79

  • Love & Pop

    80

  • Hero

    81

  • Joint Security Area

    82

  • Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy

    83

  • Kagemusha

    84

  • Ponyo

    85

  • From Up on Poppy Hill

    86

  • Millennium Mambo

    87

  • Ikiru

    88