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    lowercasej
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    I’ve seen a few posts about Japanese movies (including movie of the week), but most were not on Netflix currently. So, I thought I’d make a post to help Netflix users find good Japanese flix. Below is a list of movies I’ve watched and would recommend. Please share any good movies you’ve seen via Netflix!

    Contemporary:
    - Departures (Stream)
    - Shall We Dance? (Stream)
    - Train Man: Densha Otoko (DVD)
    - When the Last Sword Is Drawn (DVD)
    - The Twilight Samurai (Stream)
    - Fish Story (Stream)
    - Ping Pong (DVD)
    - Then Summer Came (Stream)
    - Madadayo (DVD)

    Classic:
    - Red Beard (DVD)
    - Ikiru (Stream)
    - High and Low (Stream)
    - Early Summer (DVD)
    - Yasujiro Ozu (well known director with many movies on netflix). (DVD)
    - One Wonderful Sunday (DVD)

    Classic Samurai:
    - Seven Samurai (Stream)
    - Yojimbo (Stream, Bluray)
    - Sanjuro (Stream, Bluray)
    - Hidden Fortress (Stream)
    - Samurai Rebellion (Stream)
    - Samurai Trilogy (Stream)

    *edit: updated info, added more titles.

    #31101

    Hashi
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    The documentary on my favorite Japanese inventor of all time, The Invention of Dr. NakaMats (Instant stream)

    #31104

    Anonymous

    Ohh I’ve seen Departures! It won an Oscar, didn’t it?

    #31108

    Crystal
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    Ooh, this is a useful thread. Or at least it will be for me once I get Netflix. ;)

    #31665

    Melanie
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    Found a documentary the other day called “The Great Happiness Space.” It’s an inside look into the world of male host clubs. Dark, sleazy, interesting. Available for streaming.

    “…Dr NakaMats”!!! So jazzed to see this one available. Will be watching soon.

    #31667

    Miriam
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    Departures is one of my favorite movies. Totally made me cry though :P

    #31694

    vanandrew
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    Saw “Goemon” the other day. It was good.

    #31705

    Hashi
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    Oh man, I watched The Great Happiness Space a few years back. Really sad :(

    #31708

    missingno15
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    I saw Hackers yesterday. Yahhhhh retro movies

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