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

Updated February 9, 2019

There are 27 family films in this list.

  • Close-Knit

    21

  • Her Love Boils Bathwater

    28

  • The Little House

    49

  • Tamako in Moratorium

    63

  • Wolf Children

    76

  • The Secret World of Arrietty

    137

  • Still Walking

    166

  • Kabei: Our Mother

    168

  • Ponyo

    175

  • The Blue Bird

    181

  • Hula Girls

    219

  • The Professor and His Beloved Equation

    225

  • Spirited Away

    341

  • Kikujiro

    390

  • My Neighbors the Yamadas

    401

  • Village of Dreams

    451

  • Whisper of the Heart

    473

  • The Pale Hand

    540

  • Kiki's Delivery Service

    549

  • My Neighbor Totoro

    560

  • Castle in the Sky

    587

  • The Funeral

    620

  • Tora's Tropical Fever

    685

  • Taro the Dragon Boy

    707

  • The Glacier Fox

    718

  • The Little Prince and the Eight-Headed Dragon

    966

  • Good Morning

    1022