Takeru Satoh

Kamen Rider Heisei Generations FOREVER

Kamen Rider Heisei Generations FOREVER

Kamen Rider Heisei Generations FOREVER
IMDb: 6.8
100 min

In the world of Sougo Tokiwa and Sento Kiryu, their \"companions\" are losing their memories one after the other as they\'re replaced by other people. The Super Time Jacker, Tid , appears before them. He orders his powerful underlings, Another Double and Another Den-O, to pursue a young boy called Shingo. While fighting to protect Shingo, Sougo meets Ataru, a young man who loves Riders, but Ataru says that Kamen Riders aren\'t real. What is the meaning of those words? While the mystery deepens, the true enemy that Sougo and Sento must defeat appears in the Kuriogatake mountain...

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The 8-Year Engagement

The 8-Year Engagement

The 8-Year Engagement
IMDb: 7.1
119 min

Hisashi and Mai are a happy couple in their 20s who are engaged to be married. But three months before their wedding, Mai becomes seriously ill. Her heart stops momentarily, and she falls into a deep coma. Hisashi visits Mai at the hospital every day before work. With no idea if or when she will ever awake, Mai’s parents encourage Hisashi to find someone else, but he refuses to give up and continues to pray for her recovery. As if his prayers are answered, Mai begins to regain consciousness several years later, and even utters a few words. But tragically, she has suffered brain damage and has no memory of Hisashi.

Genre: Drama, Romance
Ajin

Ajin

Ajin
IMDb: 6.5
109 min

Ajin is a live-action adaptation of a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Gamon Sakurai. Kei Nagai dies in a car accident, but realises he is a type of immortal known as Ajin (demi-human). Hunted by humans, Ajin is eventually found by the government and used as a subject in cruel experiments. He finds fellow demi-humans along the way as he escapes and goes on the run.

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If Cats Disappeared From the World

If Cats Disappeared From the World

If Cats Disappeared From the World
IMDb: 7.0
102 min

A postman learns that he doesn\'t have much time left to live due to a terminal illness. A devil then appears in front of him and offers to extend his life if he picks something in the world that will disappear. The man thinks about his relationships with ex-friends, ex-lovers, relatives and colleagues who will be sincerely sad when he dies.

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Genre: Drama
Bakuman

Bakuman

Bakuman
IMDb: 7.0
119 min

Moritaka Mashiro (Takeru Satoh) doesn\'t want to follow in the path of his uncle who worked as a manga artist, but ultimately died because of exhaustion. Moritaka Mashiro figures he will graduate from school and work at an office. Things change though when falls in love with a girl at school. The girl, who hopes to become a voice actress, tells Moritaka they can marry, but only after they both achieve their dreams. Moritaka then teams up with fellow classmate Akito Takagi (Ryunosuke Kamiki) to publish their first manga.

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Rurôni Kenshin: Densetsu no saigo-hen

Rurôni Kenshin: Densetsu no saigo-hen

Rurôni Kenshin: Densetsu no saigo-hen
IMDb: 7.6
135 min

Shishio has set sail in his ironclad ship to bring down the Meiji government and return Japan to chaos, carrying Kaoru with him. In order to stop him in time, Kenshin trains with his old master to learn his final technique.

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Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno

Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno

Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno
IMDb: 7.6
138 min

Kenshin has settled into his new life with Kaoru and his other friends when he is approached with a request from the Meiji government. Makoto Shishio, a former assassin like Kenshin, was betrayed, set on fire and left for dead. He survived, and is now in Kyoto, plotting with his gathered warriors to overthrow the new government. Against Kaoru\'s wishes, Kenshin reluctantly agrees to go to Kyoto and help keep his country from falling back into civil war.

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The Liar and His Lover

The Liar and His Lover

The Liar and His Lover
IMDb: 7.0
117 min

Set within music field, this film depicts a love story between a 25-year-old sound engineer and 16-year-old high school student Riko, who posessess a gifted voice. 25-year-old sound engineer Aki is a member of popular band \"Crude Play,\" but right after the band decides to make their major record debut Aki quits the band. But, Aki provides his music to Crude Play under the name of producer Soichiro. Aki begins to date Riko, whose father runs a fruit and vegetable shop. Riko doesn\'t know about Aki\'s background, but she likes to listen to him hum. Riko is in a band herself, with childhood friend Yuichi and Sota. One day she is scouted by producer Soichiro.

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Genre: Music, Romance
Rurouni Kenshin

Rurouni Kenshin

Rurouni Kenshin
IMDb: 7.5
134 min

Former legendary assassin Kenshin Himura has now become a wandering samurai. Offering aid & protecting those in need as atonement for his past deeds. During this time Kenshin Himura comes across and aides Kaoru Kamiya (Emi Takei). Her father opened the Kamiya Kasshin-ryu, a kendo school located in Tokyo and Kaoru is now an instructor there. Kaoru then invites Kenshin to stay at her dojo. Their relationship develops further, but Kenshin is still haunted by his violent past...

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Genre: Best 2012