One of the top nations for the export of original content is Japan. The nation continuously produces high-calibre narratives with its distinct style, whether in movies, video games, anime, or literature.
1. The Dork, The Girl And The Douchebag
There needs to be more than the headline to get your interest. In this crazy story of low-life hijinks, deceit, and scams, Yosuke Okuda wrote, directed, produced, and may have even portrayed the greatest douchebag on the whole planet. The production was crowdfunded through Okuda.
This Yu Irie-directed film is set in his native Saitama, a prefecture that neighbours Tokyo and is frequently the target of jokes from the city's hipsters. According to Ichiyama, Irie has transitioned seamlessly between independent and mainstream films, with Vigilante standing out as a high point that has been "nearly lost from his résumé."
3. Come On, Irene
The main character goes on a package vacation to the Philippines in Search of a Wife, according to Director in Focus at Tokyo. "The film then deals with the issues confronted when he takes her back to his hometown in Japan," it says.
4. Farewell Song
The story of a female indie-pop duo's farewell tour by Akihiko Shiota is "kind of a road movie in its cinematic manner," according to Ichiyama, and it is topped with "unrequited lesbian love in a convoluted love triangle." The movie made headway in the niche indie market after being released by Gaga.
5. A Page Of Madness
The rare collaboration between former onnagata produced A Page of Madness, the most well-known Japanese film from the 1920s still in existence. German Expressionist film's eerie location and chiaroscuro lighting.
6. Days Of Youth
The oldest surviving work by a significant Japanese film master. By the late 1920s, several styles and genres had developed in Hollywood, Europe, and Japan.
7. Seven Samurai
Legendary director Akira Kurosawa's film Seven Samurai portrays the story of seven Samurai who team up to defend a hamlet from bandits posing a danger to it. The backgrounds of the Samurai vary greatly.
8. Your Name
A love animation movie called Your Name depicts the tale of two youngsters residing in contemporary Japan. The movie was a huge hit when it was released and received positive reviews from reviewers in Japan and abroad.
9. High And Low
A corporate executive named Wealthy Gondo (Toshiro Mifune) is covertly attempting to orchestrate a company takeover. The character of Gondo is explored in the film as he struggles to reconcile his ambition for success.
The opening scene of Harakiri, one of the greatest samurai movies ever made, if not the finest, has an elderly warrior visiting a feudal lord's estate. The anti-samurai movie Harakiri exposes the flaws in the rules upheld by the samurai order for its adherents..