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Kinema Junpo's Best Ten Japanese Films (1926-2018)

Updated February 9, 2019

There are 202 comedy films in this list.

  • Destruction Babies

    25

  • Her Love Boils Bathwater

    28

  • Our Little Sister

    35

  • 100 Yen Love

    51

  • Pecoross' Mother and Her Days

    55

  • Tamako in Moratorium

    63

  • Key of Life

    72

  • The Woodsman and the Rain

    84

  • Saudade

    97

  • Love Strikes!

    99

  • Kaasan Mom's Life

    102

  • A Man with Style

    104

  • Hospitalité

    105

  • Cannonball Wedlock

    107

  • My SO Has Got Depression

    113

  • Sawako Decides

    120

  • Permanent Nobara

    130

  • About Her Brother

    135

  • Golden Slumber

    138

  • Love Exposure

    142

  • Noriben - The Recipe for Fortune

    149

  • The Chef of South Polar

    153

  • Fish Story

    154

  • Instant Swamp

    156

  • 8000 Miles

    157

  • Pride

    161

  • After School

    171

  • Sex is No Laughing Matter

    173

  • Fusa

    179

  • School Days with a Pig

    183

  • Achilles and the Tortoise

    184

  • Cafe Isobe

    187

  • Gou-Gou, the Cat

    189

  • A Gentle Breeze in the Village

    193

  • Talk, Talk, Talk

    194

  • Summer Days with Coo

    196

  • Always - Sunset on Third Street 2

    204

  • Kisaragi

    205

  • Glasses

    207

  • Adrift in Tokyo

    208

  • South Bound

    209

  • Pacchigi! Love & Peace

    213

  • Happily Ever After

    214

  • Switching - Goodbye Me

    215

  • Sukiyaki Western Django

    218

  • Hula Girls

    219

  • Memories of Matsuko

    224

  • Kamome Diner

    227

  • Who's Camus Anyway?

    228

  • The Mamiya Brothers

    232

  • Suite Dreams

    234

  • A Hardest Night!!

    236

  • Pacchigi!

    245

  • Always - Sunset on Third Street

    246

  • A Stranger of Mine

    248

  • Linda Linda Linda

    249

  • Princess Raccoon

    255

  • Takeshis'

    257

  • Turtles Are Surprisingly Fast Swimmers

    269

  • Kamikaze Girls

    272

  • Swing Girls

    276

  • Owl

    279

  • Hana and Alice

    282

  • Yoshino's Barber Shop

    289

  • Like Asura

    294

  • Doppelganger

    298

  • My House

    299

  • Robot Contest

    301

  • Wild Berries

    302

  • My Grandpa

    304

  • Bayside Shakedown 2

    311

  • 9 Souls

    312

  • Doing Time

    317

  • Ping Pong

    323

  • Vengeance for Sale

    326

  • Go

    339

  • Bad Company

    344

  • Waterboys

    346

  • All About Our House

    352

  • Crayon Shin-chan: Fierceness That Invites Storm! The Adult Empire Strikes Back

    357

  • Nabbie's Love

    363

  • Dora-heita

    371

  • Tokyo Trash Baby

    381

  • I Am an S+M Writer

    383

  • Kikujiro

    390

  • Adrenaline Drive

    397

  • Dr. Akagi

    415

  • Bayside Shakedown

    420

  • Unlucky Monkey

    426

  • Young Thugs: Nostalgia

    428

  • Welcome Back, Mr. McDonald

    431

  • The Secret Garden

    440

  • Shall We Dance?

    447

  • Kids Return

    448

  • Supermarket Woman

    461

  • Another Lonely Hitman

    475

  • 119

    482

  • The Most Terrible Time in My Life

    491

  • All Under the Moon

    495

  • Gensen-Kan Inn

    503