Film The Best Japanese Language Movies on Netflix  

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Japanese culture has long pervaded American mainstream cinema. It's not all Harijuku girls and anime, however. Some of the best Japanese language movies are on Netflix, and each category is even more exciting than the last. This list includes many thrilling, horrific and action packed Japanese movies, some of which have been remade as American hits like Ju-on: The Grudge.

For those of you with more high-brow tastes, Netflix Japanese movies include Kurosawa’s Kagemusha, as well as Departures, which won an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, and indie film festival darling, Like Father Like Son. Some documentary films, like Jiro Dreams of Sushi, were produced in America, but carefully capture Japanese culture in their portrayal of what it's like to follow your dreams in Japan.

Though it hardly seems possible, there isn’t a single Godzilla movie on this list, but hopefully Netflix will add one someday! Feel free to add any movies that might be missing from this list, and be sure to vote up the best Japanese language films streaming on Netflix.

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Jiro Dreams Of Sushi is a a 2011 documentary film directed by David Gelb. "An appetizing documentary in every sense, Jiro Dreams of Sushi follows 85-year-old master sushi chef Jiro Ono, ...more

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Miss Hokusai is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Japanese Language Movies on Netflix
Kumiko Asô, Gaku Hamada, Kengo Kôra

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Gantz: O is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Japanese Language Movies on Netflix
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Gantz: O is a 2016 Japanese CGI anime science fiction action film directed by Yasushi Kawamura, based on the manga series Gantz, which was written and illustrated by Hiroya Oku. Kei Kurono and ...more

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Tag is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Japanese Language Movies on Netflix
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The sole survivor of a freak school bus accident, a shy Japanese high schooler finds herself in a surreal -- and very violent -- alternate universe.

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