Published Updated

Japanuary

A list of movies to consider watching in (January of) 2020, the year the olympics are held in Tokyo.

Suggestions welcome.

  • Harakiri
  • The Human Condition I: No Greater Love
  • The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity
  • The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer
  • Fireworks
  • Kids Return
  • Kikujiro
  • Rashomon
  • High and Low
  • Seven Samurai
  • Ikiru
  • Yojimbo
  • Sanjuro
  • Ichi the Killer
  • Audition
  • The Happiness of the Katakuris
  • Gozu
  • Branded to Kill
  • Battles Without Honor and Humanity
  • Ringu
  • Ju-on: The Grudge
  • Pulse
  • Cure
  • Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion
  • Ran
  • Vengeance Is Mine
  • Late Spring
  • Cold Fish
  • Guilty of Romance
  • Pom Poko
  • Blade of the Immortal
  • Tetsuo: The Iron Man
  • Jigoku
  • Godzilla
  • Shin Godzilla
  • Whisper of the Heart
  • Lady Snowblood
  • Paprika
  • Early Summer
  • The Secret World of Arrietty
  • Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters
  • Ugetsu
  • The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
  • The Garden of Words
  • From Up on Poppy Hill
  • 13 Assassins
  • After the Storm
  • After Life
  • The World of Kanako
  • A Page of Madness
  • Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem
  • Tokyo Gore Police
  • Panda! Go Panda!: Rainy Day Circus
  • Animal Crossing: The Movie
  • Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!
  • Good Morning
  • Tokyo Fist
  • Youth of the Beast
  • Survive Style 5+
  • Dead or Alive
  • Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro
  • Blind Woman's Curse
  • Sister Street Fighter
  • Kuroneko
  • Onibaba
  • Still Walking
  • Suicide Club
  • Wolf Children
  • I Want to Eat Your Pancreas
  • Weathering with You
  • After the Rain
  • Kwaidan
  • Antiporno
  • Like Father, Like Son
  • Tag
  • Flavors of Youth
  • First Love
  • Himizu
  • Tokyo Vampire Hotel
  • Promare
  • Asako I & II
  • Ramen Shop
  • Kusama : Infinity
  • Penguin Highway
  • River's Edge
  • Liverleaf
  • Night Is Short, Walk on Girl
  • Mary and the Witch's Flower
  • Before We Vanish
  • Blame!
  • Radiance
  • Love and Other Cults
  • Battle Royale II: Requiem
  • Zatoichi
  • Tremble All You Want
  • Dear Etranger
  • blank 13
  • A Bride for Rip Van Winkle
  • In This Corner of the World
  • A Silent Voice