Binge-worthy, locally produced titles to add to your watch list
The best documentaries about Japanese food
Learn about the history, flavours and techniques of Japanese cooking with Anthony Bourdain, David Chang, Niki Nakayama, Jiro Ono and more
10 best Studio Ghibli films
Spoiler: it’s not all about Miyazaki
Best anime of the Heisei era
The Heisei era saw big developments in animation, evolving from hand-drawn works to cutting-edge computer graphics
Films to get you in the mood for Japanese food
These delicious films allow you to visually feast on the joys of Japan’s food culture
Tokyo's best cinemas
It's a rare occasion indeed when a new small-scale movie theatre opens in the Tokyo area, but that was exactly what happened in February 2015 in Yokohama:...
Showing a fascinating mix of movies, particularly indie productions from both Japan and abroad with lots of experimental and short work thrown in as well,...
A legendary repertory house in Ikebukuro showing a wide range of films, from Japanese classics to Hollywood no-brainers. The all-night screenings on Saturday...
Catch a double bill at one of the city's oldest cinemas (over 50 years and counting). Films are shown in a variety of languages, with Hollywood flicks...
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