Arata Iura

Smokin’ on the Moon
0.0

Smokin’ on the Moon

Two slackers work at a midnight bar while also selling marijuana; when they get dangerously close to some unhinged yakuza, they follow wildly ...
Unnatural
9.7

Unnatural

  2018

Unnatural

Mikoto Misumi is a pathologist at UDI (Unnatural Death Investigation) Lab. She can’t stand neglecting unnatural deaths and believes there ...
HiGH&LOW The Movie
6.3

HiGH&LOW The Movie

S.W.O.R.D. Chiku is a devastated and dangerous town with 5 gangs – Sannoh Rengokai, White Rascals, Oya Kohkoh, Rude Boys and Daruma Ikka ...
The Mourner
6.1

The Mourner

2015  

The Mourner

Shizuto Sakatsuki (Kengo Kora) is a mourner. He goes to scenes of accidents and mourns for the victims. Yukiyo Nagi (Yuriko Ishida), who killed ...
Cape Nostalgia
6.1

Cape Nostalgia

2014  

Cape Nostalgia

Etsuko’s cafĂ© in her peaceful little seaside town is where everyone gathers to gossip and taste her famous brew. But the winds of change ...
Koi
5.9

Koi

2013  

Koi

The story is set in the 70s where Ishihara plays Fumiko, an university student, who gets involved romantically with her assistant professor ...
The Extreme Sukiyaki
7.1

The Extreme Sukiyaki

Former college buddies Horaguchi and Okawa suddenly reunite on a whim after 15 years apart and try to resume their friendship by planning a trip ...
Miroku
8.1

Miroku

2013  

Miroku

Miroku is a Japanese movie directed by Kaizo Hayashi.
Strangers in the City
5

Strangers in the City

Former high school teacher Kazuo Hatano (Toru Nakamura) reunites 12 years later with Masako Tezuka (Manami Konishi). Masako Tezuka was his former ...
Caterpillar
6.8

Caterpillar

2010  

Caterpillar

During the Second Sino-Japanese War, in 1940, Lieutenant Kurokawa returns home as a honored and decorated soldier but deprived of his arms and ...
Solanin
7.1

Solanin

2010  

Solanin

Meiko Inoue is a recent college grad working as an office lady in a job she hates. Her boyfriend Shigeo is permanently crashing at her apartment ...
Torso
6.4

Torso

2010  

Torso

A seemingly “normal” office worker Hiroko has a secret. At home she lives with a prosthetic torso – no head, arms or feet, just ...
Shibuya
6.3

Shibuya

2010  

Shibuya

Go Ayano plays Kazunari Mizusawa, a young photographer gathering pictures of girls in Shibuya for a documentary. Suddenly the constant noise of ...
Bare Essence of Life
6.3

Bare Essence of Life

Youjin is a quirky young man living in Aomori Prefecture, Japan. Yojin has a difficult time sitting still and can’t focus on extended ...
United Red Army
7.2

United Red Army

2007  

United Red Army

The film is told in three acts, beginning with a historical background of Japan’s student movement of the 1960s and early 1970s, mostly ...
The Yakiniku Movie: Bulgogi

The Yakiniku Movie: Bulgogi

Korean-Japanese director Gu Su Yeon makes his directorial debut with the mouthwateringly delicious The Yakiniku Movie: Bulgogi. As the title ...
Prisoner/Terrorist
6.2

Prisoner/Terrorist

During a suicide attack on an airport, the hand grenade of ‘M’, one of three terrorists, malfunctions, leaving him captured. Exposed ...
Yaji and Kita: The Midnight Pilgrims
6.5

Yaji and Kita: The Midnight Pilgrims

A re-imagining of the classic Japanese comedy “Yaji and Kita’s Travel Journey”, this is the story of two samurai in Edo period ...
A Blue Automobile
6.4

A Blue Automobile

Aoi Kuruma (A Blue Automobile) focuses on such a character – a part-time DJ and record-store employee named Richio (Arata). With his spiky ...
Ping Pong
7.2

Ping Pong

2002  

Ping Pong

As children, the introverted Smile was being bullied by a gang of kids until the brash Peco comes by and chases all of them them away. Peco then ...
Distance
7.1

Distance

2001  

Distance

On the eighth anniversary of a cult’s failed chemical attack on Tokyo and their subsequent mass suicide, family members of those affected ...