July with Japan - Ranked

Based on this list

Unfortunately I didn't get to watch nearly as many on my list as I would have liked, mainly due to a nasty case of burnout in the last week where I have had little to no interest in watching movies. I don't know if this was due to so many Japanese movies or just watching at least 1 movie a day for months on end, I guess it just caught up to me. Realistically 43 was never going to happen, but I would've liked to get to 30-35. Ah well.

Regardless, I had a great time overall and enjoyed every single movie, discovering some incredible directors like Hiroshi Teshigahara, Kenji Mizoguchi and Sion Sono in the…

  • The Face of Another

    1

  • Love Exposure

    2

  • Woman in the Dunes

    3

  • Ugetsu

    4

  • An Autumn Afternoon

    5

  • Millennium Actress

    6

  • Departures

    7

  • Grave of the Fireflies

    8

  • Red Beard

    9

  • Akira

    10

  • The Life of Oharu

    11

  • The Burmese Harp

    12

  • Kuroneko

    13

  • Nobody Knows

    14

  • Early Summer

    15

  • Pitfall

    16

  • Good Morning

    17

  • The Ballad of Narayama

    18

  • Paprika

    19

  • The Hidden Fortress

    20

  • Godzilla

    21

  • Three Outlaw Samurai

    22

  • Kiki's Delivery Service

    23

  • Ponyo

    24

  • Ringu

    25