Top 10 awesome movies like A Gentle Breeze in the Village that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching A Gentle Breeze in the Village and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Nobuhiro Yamashita, Kaho and Masaki Okada . Here goes the list -

  1. Tada's Do-It-All House
  2. Satorare
  3. Her Love Boils Bathwater
  4. Leaving on the 15th Spring
  5. The Cherry Orchard
  6. Antenna
  7. Nobody Knows
  8. Closed Diary
  9. Love My Life
  10. Don't Cry, Mr. Ogre
  1. Tada's Do-It-All House

    Tada's Do-It-All House

    In the fictional Tokyo suburb of Mahoro, Tada Keisuke works as a "benriya" - a general problem solver for hire. One day in January, former classmate Gyoten Haruhiko appears unannounced. Back in their schooldays Haruhiko was a quiet person who rarely talked. Now, Haruhiko is talkative. Both men are over 30 years old and divorced. Without giving an explanation, Haruhiko suddenly asks to spend the night at Keisuke's home. Keisuke turns down Haruhiko, but Haruhiko is persistent and finally Keisuke allows him to sleep over for one night. What Keisuke is unaware of is that Haruhiko plans to stay for more than one night. Eventually, Keisuke accepts Haruhiko as his assistant and they become involved in various cases involving an assortment of people from different walks of life.

    This movie, created by Tatsushi Ohmori, Eita and Ryûhei Matsuda, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  2. Satorare

    Satorare

    "Satorare" - The patient of disease indicating the symptom that every thought becomes the pneumatron wave, and spreads in the neighborhood. They don't know their own disease for the suicide prevention. However, all of them are genius, and under government protection in secret. One of Satorare, young doctor Ken'ichi is worried that permit to exam the patient.

    This movie, created by Katsuyuki Motohiro, Masanobu Andô and Kyôka Suzuki, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. Her Love Boils Bathwater

    Her Love Boils Bathwater

    A strict, but caring mother has an awakening when she is told she has cancer and it is terminal. She has a few months. She needs to complete her tasks in that short time frame. She needs to retrieve her husband who has vanished and get the family business restarted. She needs to help her daughter be able to pick after herself. Will the family bonds grow stronger or wither?

    This movie, created by Ryôta Nakano, Rie Miyazawa and Hana Sugisaki, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. Leaving on the 15th Spring

    Leaving on the 15th Spring

    A minor island of Okinawa in Southern Japan has limited technology and no high school. When teenagers reach the age of 15, they have to decide to stay on the island or leave for higher education.

    This movie, created by Yasuhiro Yoshida, Kaoru Kobayashi and Saori, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  5. The Cherry Orchard

    The Cherry Orchard

    The film offers a glimpse at a group of school girls who are very flexible in terms of gender roles, playing males both in the school play and in real life. A modern-day all girls high school traditionally celebrates its anniversary by staging Chekov's play, but this year the faculty may cancel the play because Noriko, a senior, was seen smoking in a coffee shop with students from a rival school. Yuko has permed her hair and Kaori kisses her boyfriend on a couch.

    This movie, created by Shun Nakahara, Hiroko Nakajima and Miho Tsumiki, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. Antenna

    Antenna

    Yuichiro is a college student whose sister went missing 15 years ago. That traumatic event hangs over him as he wanders Japan's S&M clubs. But his younger brother claims to be able to sense their sister with his "antenna."

    This movie, created by Kazuyoshi Kumakiri, Megumi Asaoka and Makiko Emoto, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. Nobody Knows

    Nobody Knows

    In a small Tokyo apartment, twelve-year-old Akira must care for his younger siblings after their mother leaves them and shows no sign of returning.

    This movie, created by Hirokazu Koreeda, Yûya Yagira and Ayu Kitaura, scores 8.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Directv.

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  8. Closed Diary

    Closed Diary

    Kae Horii (Erika Sawajiri) moves into her new flat in an undisclosed area of Kyoto. While unpacking her belongings, she discovers a hidden compartment behind a inconspicuous mirror. In that compartment, Kae finds a notebook, that turns out to be a diary belonging to the previous tenant. Later that evening Kae starts to read the diary. The writer of the diary is Ibuki Mano (Yuko Takeuchi), a young lady about to embark on her first year as an elementary school teacher. Ibuki is also in love with a man named Takashi, who may or may not hold similar feelings for Ibuki. The diary immediately resonates with Kae, as she plans to become an elementary school teacher herself. Ibuki's experiences also works as an inspirational instructional guide for Kae's own personal life. Kae is also in love with an aloof illustrator/artist (Yusuke Iseya), who may or may not hold similar feelings for Kae.

    This movie, created by Isao Yukisada, Erika Sawajiri and Yûsuke Iseya, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  9. Love My Life

    Love My Life

    Ichiko and Eri are two beautiful Japanese Uni students who are in a lesbian relationship. Ichiko comes out to her father who tells her he is also gay and her mother was a lesbian. Her best friend is gay too, though he has a female who is after him. Their liaison is very intense, but Eri suggests a temporary separation so she can concentrate on her law studies. The break from their affair is difficult for Ichiko to deal with. But Eri soon sorts out her priorities.

    This movie, created by Kôji Kawano, Rei Yoshii and Asami Imajuku, scores 6.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  10. Don't Cry, Mr. Ogre

    Don't Cry, Mr. Ogre

    What was once a superlative varsity baseball coach is now a jaded middle-aged man. He and a former student meet and the older man discovers that his now married pupil is afflicted with terminal cancer. Full of regrets of how he once treated the student the man ponders how to make it up to the man whom he once coached.

    This movie, created by Atsushi Kaneshige, Yumi Asô and Kazuki Horike, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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