Most Popular Movies and TV Shows With Tôru Tezuka
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2. Ichi the Killer (2001)
R | 129 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
As sadomasochistic yakuza enforcer Kakihara searches for his missing boss he comes across Ichi, a repressed and psychotic killer who may be able to inflict levels of pain that Kakihara has only dreamed of achieving.
Votes: 50,362 | Gross: $0.02M
3. Silk (2007)
R | 107 min | Drama, Romance
The story of a married silkworm merchant-turned-smuggler in 19th century France traveling to Japan for his town's supply of silkworms after a disease wipes out their African supply. During his stay in Japan, he becomes obsessed with the concubine of a local baron.
Votes: 10,708 | Gross: $1.10M
5. Noriko's Dinner Table (2005)
Not Rated | 159 min | Drama, Horror
A teenager called Noriko Shimabara runs away from her family in Tokoyama, to meet Kumiko, the leader of an Internet BBS, Haikyo.com. She becomes involved with Kumiko's "family circle", ... See full summary »
6. Love & Peace (2015)
117 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Bullied and diminished by his fellow employees, demure and bashful Ryoichi Suzuki finds support in an unusual friendship with a turtle. Together they will share many adventures and finally conquer the world.
7. Meatball Machine (2005)
Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Full-throttle splatter-ific Japanese cyberpunk science fiction/horror at its most aggressive, this mind-blower about alien parasites that turn their human hosts into slave "Necroborgs" will leave you dizzy and drained - in a good way.
8. Ichi (2008)
R | 120 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Ichi is a blind woman who roams about town with her shamisen (a three-stringed Japanese guitar), but she has exceptional sword skills with which she fights off yakuza and other villains.
9. Grand Maison Tokyo (2019– )
A talented Japanese chef in French cuisine has devoted his life to food. He opened his own restaurant in Paris and earned two Michelin stars. Hailed as a superstar chef, his confidence has ... See full summary »
10. Dead Sushi (2012)
Not Rated | 92 min | Action, Comedy, Horror
Keiko, the daughter of a legendary sushi chef, runs away from home when his Karate-style regimen becomes too severe. Finding work at a rural hot springs inn, she is ridiculed by the eccentric staff and guests.
11. Gamera 3: Revenge of Iris (1999)
Not Rated | 108 min | Action, Sci-Fi
In a small Japanese village, a young woman discovers the means for her revenge, while Gyaos birds are sighted around the world and humankind debates Gamera's allegiance.
12. Hanzawa Naoki (2013– )
54 min | Drama
An idealistic banker takes on corruption and wrongdoing at his large corporate bank. While forging ties with some unlikely allies, he must use his financial expertise, his instincts about ... See full summary »
14. The Land of Hope (2012)
Not Rated | 133 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
An earth-quake causes a nuclear crisis in a fictive Japanese prefecture. In wake of the disaster, the members of the Ono family who reside just outside the border of the mandatory ... See full summary »
15. Cutie Honey: Live Action (2004)
94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
The adventure of Cutie Honey, a super heroine who can transform into anything using her necklace to switch on and say "Honey Flash!".
18. Doomsday: The Sinking of Japan (2006)
PG-13 | 135 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Japan will sink down to the deep sea. The governments only hope is evacuate all Japanese to some other countries.
19. Michelin Three Stars (2019– )
French cuisine chef Natsuki runs a restaurant in Paris. It has attained two Michelin stars. He is discontent, however, as he yearns for three stars. When disaster strikes the restaurant, ... See full summary »
20. Hero (2001– )
Comedy, Crime, Drama
Kohei Kuryu is a former juvenile delinquent who drops out of junior high and goes on to earn a high school equivalent diploma. After passing the law board exams, Kuryu becomes a prosecutor.... See full summary »
21. Into a Dream (2005)
103 min | Comedy, Drama
Low-profile theater troop actor Mutsugoro Suzuki begins an oneiric journey back to his hometown, marked by his quest to find the one responsible of infecting him with a STD.
22. 20th Century Boys 3: Redemption (2009)
156 min | Adventure, Fantasy
It is 2017 and a resurrected Tomodachi rules the world. The prophecies of The New Book have all come true. Tomodachi predicts the end of the world through the spread of a lethal virus by ... See full summary »
25. Trick (2000– )
60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Naoko Yamada is a magician struggling to make ends meet who agrees to partner with Professor Ueda, who has been asked by detectives Yabe and Ishihara for help in investigating crimes ... See full summary »
27. Arakawa Under the Bridge (2010– )
TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Kou Ichinomiya has always lived according to the creed of his wealthy, successful family: never be in debt to anyone. But one day, under the Arakawa Bridge, his life is saved by a homeless ... See full summary »
29. The Woman of S.R.I. (1999– )
55 min | Drama
As criminals become more sophisticated and crimes more complex, the police must turn to speedier and more scientific means of weeding through clues and narrowing down suspects. That's where... See full summary »
31. Kanikôsen (2009)
109 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
(Japanese with English subtitles) Aboard the Japanese crab ship 'Kanikosen' equipped with a cannery facility, workers are forced to labor under pitiful conditions at minimum wages. Sick of ... See full summary »
32. Little Giants (2017)
54 min | Drama
Little Giants will track down pint-sized beasts in their natural habitats, and with cutting edge camera techniques and lenses, we will make these mini-monsters look as big as they believe ... See full summary »
33. Arakawa Under the Bridge (2012)
TV-PG | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Kou Ichinomiya comes from a wealthy family and his father runs a famous company. Kou is smart enough to already run several high-flying firms. From an early age Kou's father taught him to ... See full summary »
34. Open House (1998)
116 min | Drama
Tomonori is a third rate model and very unhappy with her demeaning job of handing out leaflets. Unfortunately she doesn't have too many options. One day she gets drunk and starts a fight at a party where she is working.
36. Fragile: Byôrii Kishi Keiichirô no Shoken (2016– )
54 min | Drama
The dashingly handsome Kishi Keiichitaro is Sobokai First General Hospital's only pathologist. Described as intensely eccentric and very sharp-tongued, he is an extremely outstanding doctor... See full summary »
42. Gips (2000)
83 min | Drama
22-year old secretary Kazuko first bumps into Tamaki on the way back from work. Tamaki is crawling along the sidewalk on crutches at a snail's pace, and stumbles into the young audio-typist... See full summary »
44. Yamegoku: Yakuza yamete itadakimasu (2015– )
54 min | Comedy
Bakushu is an adviser in the "Clean Break Helpline" - a special unit in the Organized Crime Department at Tokyo Metropolitan Police which helps those who want to make a clean break from a ... See full summary »