Based on Japanese Literature

Based off novels, novellas, short stories, plays, poems/poetry, folk tales, author biopics, etc.

  • Botchan
  • Rashomon
  • The Face of Another
  • Thirst for Love
  • Patriotism
  • Woman in the Dunes
  • Odd Obsession
  • The Burmese Harp
  • Samurai Saga
  • Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island
  • Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple
  • Floating Clouds
  • The Crucified Lovers
  • Samurai I: Musashi Miyamoto
  • Wild Geese
  • The Life of Oharu
  • Silence
  • Audition
  • Black Lizard
  • A Tale of Genji
  • Ten Nights of Dreams
  • The Heart
  • The Broken Commandments
  • The Man Without a Map
  • The Makioka Sisters
  • Ken
  • Sound of the Mountain
  • Fires on the Plain
  • I Am a Cat
  • Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters
  • Caterpillar
  • Norwegian Wood
  • Ugetsu
  • The Castle of Sand
  • Conflagration
  • The House of the Sleeping Virgins
  • Portrait of Hell
  • Island of Hell
  • Late Chrysanthemums
  • Tenchu!
  • Okuni and Gohei
  • The Demon
  • When the Last Sword Is Drawn
  • Buddies
  • Railroad Man
  • Poppy
  • With Beauty and Sorrow
  • Under the Blossoming Cherry Trees
  • Village of Eight Gravestones
  • The Incident
  • Sailor Suit and Machine Gun
  • The Nineteen-Year-Old's Map
  • The War and a Woman
  • The Water Magician
  • Resurrection of the Golden Wolf
  • Where Chimneys Are Seen
  • Vibrator
  • Double Suicide
  • The Heart
  • A Quiet Life
  • The Sea and Poison
  • The Catch
  • Hunting Rifle
  • Avalanche
  • And Then
  • Woman of the Lake
  • Okoto and Sasuke
  • Three Sisters with Maiden Hearts
  • Shozo, a Cat and Two Women
  • Snow Country
  • The Face of Jizo
  • Kagero-za
  • Crazed Fruit
  • Late Spring
  • Lightning
  • Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence
  • Mr. Thank You
  • A Wanderer's Notebook
  • The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer
  • The Human Condition I: No Greater Love
  • The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity
  • The Human Condition
  • Koto: The Ancient City
  • Twin Sisters of Kyoto
  • After the Rain
  • Black Rain
  • The Dancing Girl of Izu
  • The Izu Dancer
  • Sabu
  • Tokyo Decadence
  • Samurai from Nowhere
  • Secret Liaisons
  • Gonza the Spearman
  • Demon Pond
  • Hanezu
  • Human
  • Being Two Isn't Easy
  • Rikyu
  • Kaidan Horror Classics
  • Fires on the Plain