Category - Japanese Videos
Unlike in the west, silent films were still being produced in japan well into the 1930s as late as 1938, a third of japanese films were silent. For instance, yasujir ozus an inn in tokyo (1935), considered a precursor to the neorealism genre, was a silent film. A few japanese sound shorts were made in the 1920s and 1930s, but japans first feature-length talkie was fujiwara yoshie no. director yasujir ozus late spring falls into the shomin-geki genre, a type of japanese film that realistically depicts the ordinary lives of modern working-class and middle-class people. It was the first movie in ozus acclaimed noriko trilogy, which also includes 1951s early summer and 1953s tokyo story. J-horror was by far the most salient manifestation of japanese cinemas overseas presence at the turn of the millennium, although its influential progenitor, hideo nakatas ring (1998), was released too early to make this list. Based on the novel of the same name, paprika is an japanese animation classic, even jumping across the pacific ocean to gain popularity in the u. The science-fiction psychological thriller is a dizzying daydream that catapults you into a waking nightmare in a matter of seconds. Layered, vividly bright (in both senses of the word), and mysterious, the film tells. Highest-grossing japanese live-action film franchises and film series. Film franchiseseries domestic gross worldwide gross debut year godzilla (gojira) 53. 17 billion 1,7 otoko wa tsurai yo (tora-san) 51. 51 billion 5 bayside shakedown (odoru daissasen) 40.