Japanese Cinema ❀

Reverse chronological order.
Still being updated.
Check out my other list Directed by Japanese Women.

Films I had to remove from the list due to recurrent website issues:
Ballad by Takashi Yamazaki
Hit Me Anyone One More Time by Koki Mitani
Theatre: A Love Story by Isao Yukisada
The New Road: Akemi by Heinosuke Gosho
Sailor Moon R: The Movie by Kunihiko Ikuhara

All directors included:
Hayao Miyazaki
Akira Kurosawa
Takeshi Kitano
Hirokazu Kore-eda
Yasujirō Ozu
Masaki Kobayashi
Naomi Kawase
Hiroshi Teshigahara
Yojiro Takita
Gorō Miyazaki
Kenji Mizoguchi
Isao Takahata
Sion Sono
Kazuo Hara
Makoto Shinkai
Kiyoshi Kurosawa

  • Angel of Asia
  • Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time
  • One Summer Story
  • Prisoners of the Ghostland
  • Hold Me Back
  • Stand by Me Doraemon 2
  • Earwig and the Witch
  • All the Things We Never Said
  • Red Post on Escher Street
  • The Doorman
  • Kamata Prelude
  • True Mothers
  • Ito
  • The Sleeping Insect
  • Love Me, Love Me Not
  • Sakura
  • My Name is Yours
  • Mother
  • Last Message
  • Wife of a Spy
  • The Cornered Mouse Dreams of Cheese
  • My Blood & Bones in A Flowing Galaxy
  • The Forest of Love: Deep Cut
  • Calico Critters: Everyone's Big Dream Flying in the Sky
  • Sylvanian Families: Everyone's Big Dream Flying in the Sky
  • Followers
  • Shape of Red
  • Stolen Identity 2
  • Zero
  • his - What Is Love
  • Romance Doll
  • Voices in the Wind
  • Last Letter
  • Made in Abyss: Dawn of the Deep Soul
  • Mellow
  • Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!
  • Lupin the Third: The First
  • My Girlfriend is a Serial Killer
  • The 47 Rōnin in Debt
  • i -Documentary Of The Journalist-
  • The Return
  • Mrs. Noisy
  • Reiwa Uprising
  • Family of Strangers
  • Labyrinth of Cinema
  • Seijo Story - 60 Years of Making Films
  • That Moment, My Heart Cried
  • Tora-san, Wish You Were Here
  • This Planet is not my Planet
  • Night Cruise
  • Cenote (TS'ONOT)
  • The Forest of Love
  • Way To Find The Best Life
  • Dancing Mary
  • Welcome to Demon School! Iruma-kun
  • The Promised Land
  • Talking the Pictures
  • The Horse Thieves. Roads of Time
  • No Longer Human
  • Taro The Fool
  • Go Away, Ultramarine
  • Startup Girls
  • Silence of Smoke
  • The Truth
  • They Can Be Seen From A Distance
  • Dance With Me
  • Dragon Quest: Your Story
  • The Great War of Archimedes
  • Samurai Shifters
  • Moonless Dawn
  • Under Your Bed
  • Weathering with You
  • Five Million Dollar Life
  • Evangelion the Movie AVANT 1: 0706 Version
  • Ride Your Wave
  • Hot Gimmick: Girl Meets Boy
  • Little Nights, Little Love
  • BOLT
  • To the Ends of the Earth
  • 30th anniversaire of FIDMarseille
  • Chiyo
  • Almost a Miracle
  • Diner
  • Farewell Song
  • Sadako
  • The Landlady
  • First Love
  • My Father, the Bride
  • Birthday Wonderland
  • Shimai jiken-bo: Etchi ni marumie
  • After School Soda Weather Special Edition
  • My Sweet Grappa Remedies
  • The Woman Who Keeps a Murderer
  • Norie
  • Blue Hour
  • Marriage Hunting Beauty
  • Makuko
  • Slowly
  • Journey of the Sky Goddess