Popular Asian Movies
No. 1. Kotatso, Orange and Meow!
Other Name(s): Kotatsu to, Mikan to, Nya.
Director: Ryutaro Kajino
Writer: Ryutaro Kajino
Starring: Hiroko Kamata, Noriko Kijima, Maki Fukumi
Producer: Ryo Murata
Cinematographer: Hiromitsu Mishimura
Plot: Kotatso (Maki Fukumi) learns that the person with the username Nya (Noriko Kijima) on an internet social network is her co-worker. Kotatso asks Nya to go on a hot spring trip together, but Nya’s friend Mikan (Hiroko Kamata) joins the trip.
No. 2. Running Man (aka Reonningmaen)
Jong-Woo (Shin Ha-Kyun) is an ordinary auto mechanic. He has a 17-year-old son named Gi-Hyuk (Lee Min-Ho), but is mostly an immature father. Jong-Woo wants to buy a house for himself and his son. At night he moonlights as a taxi driver. One day, Jong-Woo’s taxi customer is found dead. Jong-Woo becomes the prime suspect. He is now chased by everyone. Meanwhile, Gi-Hyuk is confused that his father is now a murder suspect. He attempts to uncover the truth by himself.
No. 3. Saving General Yang
No. 4. Extend Hands From Darkness
Saori (Maya Koizumi) decides to work at Honey Lips for the simple reason that it seems like easy work. The company Honey Lips provides sex to disabled people. On the first day of her new job, the manager (Kanji Tsuda) of Honey Lips drives Saori to a customer’s house, located in a peaceful residence area. Her client is 34-year-old Mizutani (Yuki Kan), who suffers from progressive muscular atrophy and has a beautiful tattoo on his whole body.
No. 5. Good Friends (aka ongeun)
K (Yeon Jeong-Hun), Tatsuya (Kazuki Kitamura), Joon-Oh (Lee Ji-Hoon) and Yuuji (Kim Young-Hoon) are best friends. They work for Sung-Ho‘s gang in a Korean neighborhood in Japan. A power struggle over their territory erupts between their gang and the yakuza.
K, Tatsuya, Joon-Oh and Yuuji try to revenge the death of a gang member, but they are soon chased by the police. As a result, Tatsuya is arrested and the relationship between Joon-Oh and K becomes frosty.
No. 6. The War and a Woman
Set towards the end of World War II, Nomura (Masatoshi Nagase) is a writer who is in despair of the age. An ex-prostitute (Noriko Eguchi) works at a bar. The writer and the woman begin to live together and they indulge in carnal pleasures. Meanwhile, Ohira (Jun Murakami) lost his arm while fighting in China and returns to Japan. Ohira begins to kill women one by one.
No. 7. The Last Chance: Diary of Comedians
The movie follows the life of an unpopular comedy duo. The duo named “Bososuimazu” have been working together for 12 years, but the duo sees little future in their comedy careers. They then begin to write their thoughts in a diary…
No. 8. Eating, Talking, Faucking (aka Saengsanghalhal)
“Eating, Talking, Faucking” consists of 18 episodes. Some of which include a story of a 70’s old man and 14-year-old kids talking candidly, a story of a soldier who is about to die and a serial killer, a story of men and women who have a blind date in the nude and a story of the creator who made human beings and mediates desires. All of which, contain honest sex talk on the screen.
No. 9. Aibou Series X DAY (Aibou Shirizu X DAY)
Detective Kenichi Itami (Kazuhisa Kawahara) from the The National Police Agency and Akira Iwatsuki (Kei Tanaka) from the cyber investigation team investigate a complex murder case. The victim was under investigation by the cyber investigation team. As Detective Kenichi Itami and Akira Iwatsuki delve deeper into the case, pressure from around makes their investigation even more difficult. Secretly, a national financial doomsday scenario is carried out under the plan of “X Day”.
No. 10. Nobody’s Perfect (aka Daijobu 3 Kumi)
“Daijobu 3 Kumi” depicts the interactions between new teacher Shinnosuke Akao, who was born without arms and legs, and the 28 students in his 5th grade class, told from the vantage point of school board member Yusaku Shiraishi (Taichi Kokubun).