Mikako Ichikawa

The Scythian Lamb
6.5

The Scythian Lamb

Based on a manga written by Tatsuhiko Yamagami, the story is set in a former seaport town Uobuka, where 6 former criminals were sent to live ...
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 ...
Narratage
5.6

Narratage

2017  

Narratage

During spring, 2nd year university student Izumi Kudo (Kasumi Arimura) receives a phone call from Takashi Hayama (Jun Matsumoto). Takashi Hayama ...
The Third Murder

The Third Murder

Shigemori is a lawyer tasked with defending Misumi in a murder trial. Misumi has previous convictions for murder and has confessed to the crime, ...
ReLIFE

ReLIFE

2017  

ReLIFE

Arata Kaizaki is 27-years-old and unemployed. He quit his prior job after working for the company for 3 months. Arata Kaizaki decides to take ...
Museum
6

Museum

2016  

Museum

A series of grotesque murder cases takes place on rainy days. Detective Hisashi Sawamura (Shun Oguri) works to catch the murderer like he has ...
A Living Promise
5.5

A Living Promise

Yuma Nakahara (Yutaka Takenouchi) is the CEO of an IT company and he is a workaholic. He is focused only on expanding his company. He receives a ...
Our Family
6.8

Our Family

2014  

Our Family

The emotional journey of a four-member family that fails to recognize that it is rapidly growing apart until the mother is diagnosed with ...
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 ...
Wandering Home
6.4

Wandering Home

2010  

Wandering Home

War photjournalist Yasuyuki Tsukahara (Tadanobu Asano) married popular manga artist Yuki Sonoda (Hiromi Nagasaku) and had children. Because of ...
Mother Water
6.3

Mother Water

2010  

Mother Water

Blessed with several large rivers, interconnected streams and springs, Japan’s ancient capital, Kyoto, anoints the land with a bountiful ...
Glasses
6.7

Glasses

2007  

Glasses

Harried and overworked, Taeko leaves the city for a much-needed island vacation. Stepping off a propeller plane onto golden sands, she drags her ...
Life Can Be So Wonderful
6.3

Life Can Be So Wonderful

Five short stories of life’s joys and sorrows are brought together in this omnibus drama from Japan.
Kissho Tennyo

Kissho Tennyo

2007  

Kissho Tennyo

A story about Sayoko Kano, a junior high school student, who is believed to be a descendent of an Indian goddess. Sayoko is a kind of femme ...
Animusu Anima
5.6

Animusu Anima

2005  

Animusu Anima

The plot of this Japanese film is about Tokio (Shugo Oshinari) and Sui (Shiina Eihi), a sister and brother who fall in love.
Cutie Honey
6.3

Cutie Honey

2004  

Cutie Honey

When Honey’s uncle gets kidnapped by the evil criminal gang known as “Panther Claw,” she must use her magical powers of ...
Jam Films 2
6.3

Jam Films 2

2004  

Jam Films 2

Jam Films 2 features 4 short films by different Japanese directors.
Be With You
8

Be With You

2004  

Be With You

When two souls find one another, nothing can tear them apart. Widower Takumi (Shido Nakamura) lives a quiet life with his six-year-old son Yuji ...
Dead End Run
6.5

Dead End Run

2003  

Dead End Run

Three short films with the theme of death in common.
Life Is Journey
7.2

Life Is Journey

2003  

Life Is Journey

Life Is Journey” is a compilation of four short stories. The characters all yearn to connect with others, while dwelling in their solitude. ...
Basic Tsukamoto
6.7

Basic Tsukamoto

2003  

Basic Tsukamoto

Interview with world renown cult director Shinya Tsukamoto. This interview will tell you how and when he started creating his own world of cinema ...
Blue
6.4

Blue

2002  

Blue

An introverted schoolgirl falls in love and starts a relationship with one of her classmates. Set in a small seaside town in Japan, the love of ...
A Woman’s Work
6.2

A Woman’s Work

Canny relationship comedy follows the personal and professional lives of sisters (Asaka Seto, Mikako Ichikawa) who make a living playing the ...
Timeless Melody
7.3

Timeless Melody

2000  

Timeless Melody

Kawamoto works and lives in a dilapidated pool hall which also serves as a rehearsal space for him and his friend Chikako. They seem contented to ...