The best Japanese film of every year – from 1925 to now (BFI)

  • Orochi
  • A Page of Madness
  • Chuji's Travel Diary I: Koshu tate hen
  • Chuji's Travel Diary II: Story of Bloody Shinshu
  • Chuji's Travel Diary III: The Chuji Patrol Episode
  • Crossroads
  • Days of Youth
  • What Made Her Do It?
  • The Neighbor's Wife and Mine
  • I Was Born, But...
  • Japanese Girls at the Harbor
  • Our Neighbor, Miss Yae
  • Wife! Be Like a Rose!
  • Sisters of the Gion
  • Humanity and Paper Balloons
  • Fallen Blossoms
  • The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum
  • Spring on Leper's Island
  • Ornamental Hairpin
  • Battle of Hawaii
  • The Life of Matsu the Untamed
  • Army
  • Momotaro's Divine Sea Warriors
  • Utamaro and His Five Women
  • The Ball at the Anjo House
  • Children of the Beehive
  • Late Spring
  • Rashomon
  • Repast
  • The Life of Oharu
  • Tokyo Story
  • Seven Samurai
  • The Eternal Breasts
  • Crazed Fruit
  • A Sun-Tribe Myth from the Bakumatsu Era
  • Giants and Toys
  • Fires on the Plain
  • The Naked Island
  • Bad Boys
  • Harakiri
  • The Insect Woman
  • Woman in the Dunes
  • A Fugitive from the Past
  • Silence Has No Wings
  • Branded to Kill
  • Death by Hanging
  • Funeral Parade of Roses
  • Eros + Massacre
  • Throw Away Your Books, Rally in the Streets
  • Female Prisoner Scorpion: Jailhouse 41
  • Battles Without Honor and Humanity
  • Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Deadly Fight in Hiroshima
  • Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Proxy War
  • Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Police Tactics
  • Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Final Episode
  • Sandakan No. 8
  • The Shiranui Sea
  • Watcher in the Attic
  • The Yellow Handkerchief
  • The Demon
  • The Man Who Stole the Sun
  • Zigeunerweisen
  • Muddy River
  • I Are You, You Am Me
  • The Family Game
  • The Funeral
  • Fire Festival
  • To Sleep So as to Dream
  • The Emperor's Naked Army Marches On
  • Akira
  • Tetsuo: The Iron Man
  • The Cherry Orchard
  • Only Yesterday
  • Porco Rosso
  • Sonatine
  • Katatsumori
  • Like Grains of Sand
  • Shall We Dance?
  • Cure
  • Ringu
  • Audition
  • Eureka
  • Spirited Away
  • The Twilight Samurai
  • Wild Berries
  • Nobody Knows
  • Linda Linda Linda
  • Paprika
  • United Red Army
  • Love Exposure
  • Summer Wars
  • Villain
  • I Wish
  • Flashback Memories 3D
  • The Tale of Iya
  • The Light Shines Only There
  • Happy Hour
  • Harmonium
  • Hanagatami
  • Shoplifters