Search results for "Mari Natsuki"

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

DVD release: Apr 2003

Spirited Away is an Oscar winning Japanese animated film about a ten year old girl who wanders away from her parents along a path that leads to a world ruled by strange and ...  (more)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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
DIRECTION:  Kinji Fukasaku
CAST:  Hiroko Yakushimaru  •  Hiroyuki Sanada  •  Sonny Chiba  •  Mari Natsuki

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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