Search results for "Mari Natsuki"


Spirited Away (2001) RT 97% / Audience 96%

DVD release: Apr 2003

A young girl, Chihiro, becomes trapped in a strange new world of spirits. When her parents undergo a mysterious transformation, she must call upon the courage she never knew ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Hayao Miyazaki
CAST:  Rumi Hiiragi  •  Miyu Irino  •  Mari Natsuki  •  Takashi Naitô

Ping Pong (2002) RT 75% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Sep 2007

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 takes Smile under his wings ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Fumihiko Sori
CAST:  Yōsuke Kubozuka  •  Sam Lee  •  Nakamura Shidō II  •  Naoto Takenaka

Samurai Fiction (1998)

Three centuries ago, a precious sword has been stolen by Kazamatsuri -- the sword, which historic and symbolic value is priceless for the clan (Shogun Tokugawa donated it to ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Hiroyuki Nakano
CAST:  Morio Kazama  •  Tomoyasu Hotei  •  Tamaki Ogawa  •  Mitsuru Fukikoshi

Legend of the Eight Samurai (1983)

The evil Hikita clan rises from the dead to fulfill a curse on the Satomi clan by restoring the face of their warlord by using the skin of Princess Shizu. In the process of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Fantasy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Kinji Fukasaku
CAST:  Hiroko Yakushimaru  •  Hiroyuki Sanada  •  Sonny Chiba  •  Mari Natsuki

Tora-san Makes Excuses (1992)

Tora-san Makes Excuses is a 1992 Japanese comedy film directed by Yoji Yamada. It stars Kiyoshi Atsumi as Torajirō Kuruma (Tora-san), and Kumiko Goto as his love interest or ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Yôji Yamada
CAST:  Kiyoshi Atsumi  •  Chieko Baishô  •  Jun Fubuki  •  Masatoshi Nagase

Tora-san Confesses (1991)

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GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Yôji Yamada
CAST:  Kiyoshi Atsumi  •  Chieko Baishô  •  Hidetaka Yoshioka  •  Kumiko Goto

Tora-san Takes a Vacation (1990)

Mitsuo goes to Nagoya to visit Izumi, whose father left Izumi’s sad, bar hostess mother for another woman, so together they decide to confront him in Oita. Meanwhile, Izumi’s ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Yôji Yamada
CAST:  Kiyoshi Atsumi  •  Chieko Baishô  •  Hidetaka Yoshioka  •  Kumiko Goto

Sakuran (2007) RT 70% / Audience 75%

A young girl is sold into the red-light district Yoshiwara and is put under the care of the oiran (lead prostitute) of the Tamakiku house. The girl is rebellious, but the more ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Mika Ninagawa
CAST:  Anna Tsuchiya  •  Kippei Shiina  •  Kimura Yoshino  •  Masatoshi Nagase

The Girl in the Sun (2013)

A new salesman named Kosuke Okuda happens to meet Mao Watarai, a friend from his middle school days. Back then, Mao was called stupid and bullied, but now she is an attractive ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Takahiro Miki
CAST:  Juri Ueno  •  Jun Matsumoto  •  Tetsuji Tamayama  •  Masaki Suda

Death Shadows (1986)

Three men sentenced to death are spared and changed into “shadows executioners”, a group of ruthless ninja working for mysterious high ranking officials. During their ...  (more)

GENRES: Action
DIRECTION:  Hideo Gosha
CAST:  Mariko Ishihara  •  Masanori Sera  •  Mari Natsuki  •  Takuzo Kawatani




Kita no hotaru (1984)

Set in the icy wilderness of Hokkaido during the early days of the Meiji era, where the brutal warden of Kabato Prison terrorizes convicts sentenced to forced labor to build ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Hideo Gosha
CAST:  Tatsuya Nakadai  •  Shima Iwashita  •  Koichi Sato  •  Ai Saotome

Death Powder (1986)

Three conspirators steal a secret android. In their warehouse hideout, the android secretes a reality-altering substance, which casts them into a frightening nether-world of ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Shigeru Izumiya
CAST:  Shigeru Izumiya  •  Takichi Inukai  •  Rikako Murakami  •  Mari Natsuki

Permanent Nobara (2010)

Newly divorced Naoko returns to her hometown to work at beauty salon Permanent Nobara, which is run by her mother. Permanent Nobara is situated in a small village by the sea ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Daihachi Yoshida
CAST:  Miho Kanno  •  Eiko Koike  •  Chizuru Ikewaki  •  Yōsuke Eguchi

Shoujyo: An Adolescent (2001) RT 50% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Sep 2006

Tomokawa is a tough guy turned bored cop who spends much of his time sating lonely housewives and looking after retarded teen Sukemasa. One day while hanging out at a bar, he ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign • Romance
DIRECTION:  Eiji Okuda
CAST:  Mayu Ozawa  •  Mari Natsuki  •  Kazushi Andô  •  Eiji Okuda

Onimasa (1982)

Onimasa is the egocentric boss of a small yakuza clan on Shikoku Island, whose criminal duties conflict with his self-image as a chivalrous samurai. His struggles with his ...  (more)

GENRES: Action
DIRECTION:  Hideo Gosha
CAST:  Tatsuya Nakadai  •  Masako Natsume  •  Shima Iwashita  •  Tetsurō Tamba

Sugar and Spice (2006)

Recently graduated from high school, 17-year-old Shiro (Yagira Yuya) decides to put off college and work at a gas station instead. Shy and introspective, Shiro understands he ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Isamu Nakae
CAST:  Yūya Yagira  •  Erika Sawajiri  •  Gaku Hamada  •  Chen Bolin

The Hunted (1995) RT 9% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Mar 1999

A businessman on a trip to Tokyo ends up in the middle of a centuries old feud between a criminal Ninja cult and a Samurai when he witnesses a assassination performed by the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Thriller
DIRECTION:  J. F. Lawton
CAST:  Christopher Lambert  •  John Lone  •  Joan Chen  •  Yoshio Harada

Watashi to Iu Na no Hensokyoku (2015)

Referred to as the Pearl of the Orient, supermodel Miori Reiko has had her fair share of scandals due to her eccentricity and her wild love affairs. One day, Reiko is found ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Michio Mitsuno
CAST:  Yūki Amami  •  Midoriko Kimura  •  Danta Yasunori  •  Ken'ichi Endô

あんみつ姫 (2008)

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GENRES: Comedy • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Masaki Nishiura
CAST:  Mao Inoue  •  Keisuke Koide  •  Mari Natsuki  •  Shigeru Izumiya