Search results for "Junichi Okada"

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The Eternal Zero (2013)

A young man Kentaro Saeki (Haruma Miura) keeps failing his bar test and does not know what to do any more. His older sister Keiko is a freelance writer. Kentaro and Keiko ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Takashi Yamazaki
CAST:  Junichi Okada  •  Haruma Miura  •  Mao Inoue  •  Isao Natsuyagi

Library Wars (2013)

Set in the year 2019 in Japan. In order to crack down on free expression, a new law is passed, which allows for the government to create an armed force to find and destroy ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Shinsuke Sato
CAST:  Junichi Okada  •  Nana Eikura  •  Chiaki Kuriyama  •  Kei Tanaka

Tenchi: The Samurai Astronomer (2013)

A chronicle of the life of Yasui Santetsu, a 17th century master of go who turned his attention to astronomy and created a new calendar for Japan. Based on the life of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Yôjirô Takita
CAST:  Aoi Miyazaki  •  Junichi Okada  •  Kiichi Nakai  •  Ryûta Satô

From up on Poppy Hill (2011) RT 83% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Sep 2013

The story is set in 1963 in Yokohama. Kokuriko Manor sits on a hill overlooking the harbour. A 16 year-old girl, Umi, lives in that house. Every morning she raises a signal ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Drama
DIRECTION:  Goro Miyazaki
CAST:  Teruyuki Kagawa  •  Masami Nagasawa  •  Junichi Okada  •  Keiko Takeshita

Kisarazu Cat's Eye: The Movie 2 (2006) RT Audience 71%

DVD release: Jan 2009

After terminally ill Bussan finally passes away he misses hanging out with his still living friends and decides to return to Kisarazu. In his ghost form however only his most ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Foreign
CAST:  Junichi Okada  •  Chiaki Kuriyama

Tales from Earthsea (2006)

Something bizarre has come over the land. The kingdom is deteriorating. People are beginning to act strange... What's even more strange is that people are beginning to see ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Goro Miyazaki
CAST:  Junichi Okada  •  Aoi Teshima  •  Bunta Sugawara  •  Yūko Tanaka

Tokyo Tower (2005) RT Audience 63%

Toru Kojima and his friend Koji are young student boys with one thing in common - they both love to date older women. Koji is a playboy with several women, young and older, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Takashi Minamoto
CAST:  Hitomi Kuroki  •  Junichi Okada  •  Jun Matsumoto  •  Shinobu Terajima

Hana (2006) RT Audience 55%

DVD release: Jun 2008

In a poor district of Edo lives a young samurai named Soza. He has been sent by his clan to avenge the death of his father. He isn't an accomplished swordsman however, and he ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Hirokazu Koreeda
CAST:  Junichi Okada  •  Rie Miyazawa  •  Arata Furuta  •  Jun Kunimura

Flowers in the Shadows (2008)

Shinya is in debt as a result of his gambling habit. He attempts to defraud an old woman with a bank transfer scam, but the woman reminds him of his late mother and they start ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Yuichiro Hirakawa
CAST:  Junichi Okada  •  Aoi Miyazaki

Kisarazu Cat's Eye: The Movie (2003)

When Bussan learns he has less than a year to live, he decides to continue his life as usual. He spends his time with his friends, a band called Kisarazu Cat's Eye. Their ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Fuminori Kaneko
CAST:  Junichi Okada

Fly, Daddy, Fly (2005)

Suzuki’s world is shattered when his teenage daughter is brutally attacked. The assailant, Ishihara, son of a politician, brazenly mocks Suzuki as he throws him cover-up money ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Izuru Narushima
CAST:  Junichi Okada  •  Shinichi Tsutsumi  •  Munetaka Aoki  •  Mire Aika

Hard Luck Hero (2003) RT Audience 44%

Sometimes it is simply the wrong place at the worst possible moment and get to see their lives change because of this. Such is the case for the film's six heroes, as you can ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hiroyuki Tanaka
CAST:  Hiroshi Nagano  •  Masayuki Sakamoto  •  Yoshihiko Inohara  •  Go Morita

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