Top 10 awesome movies like A Long Goodbye that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching A Long Goodbye 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 Ryôta Nakano, Yû Aoi and Yuito Kamata . Here goes the list -

  1. Our Departures
  2. The Anthem of the Heart
  3. Tokyo Park
  4. Yakiniku Dragon
  5. Always - Sunset on Third Street
  6. Girl's Step
  7. Parks
  8. Helen the Baby Fox
  9. What's for Dinner, Mom?
  10. One Night
  1. Our Departures

    Our Departures

    Akira is widowed and left with a pre-teen stepson. Travelling with him to her late husband's hometown, she meets her odd father-in-law and yet decides to make a go of living and working there. She attends training and joins the railway company where her father-in-law works and her late man dreamt of ending up as a child.

    This movie, created by Yasuhiro Yoshida, Kasumi Arimura and Jun Kunimura, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Family

  2. The Anthem of the Heart

    The Anthem of the Heart

    Takumi is on his class' community outreach group. His teacher assigns more students to the group including a student who, due to a mishap, has foregone speaking. The class has to perform a musical, but volunteers brave enough to perform are hard to come by. The reluctance slowly begins to wash away when the aforementioned girl makes an effort to perform. As the day of the performance approaches will the students be able to overcome their reluctance and go for it?

    This movie, created by Naoto Kumazawa, Anna Ishii and Kento Nakajima, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Family

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  3. Tokyo Park

    Tokyo Park

    Having gone through trauma and pain for most of his life a man finds refuse in his camera and the parks and greenery of Tokyo following a recent dismal event. On one such occasion he is approached by a dentist who instead of being anxious about the photographer snapping pictures of his wife hires him for a good penny to follow her as she walks through parks, photograph her and share the pictures. The photographer's personal habit becomes a paid gig.

    This movie, created by Shinji Aoyama, Haruma Miura and Nana Eikura, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Family

  4. Yakiniku Dragon

    Yakiniku Dragon

    it is the 1970s and Yong Gil has immigrated to Japan from South Korea and operates a barbecue restaurant. He also operates a wife and three daughters. The daughters are a drama unto themselves when it comes to men with feelings as volatile as a tank of estrogen. What is worse is that the three girls are sometimes in love with married men and married men married to the other sister.

    This movie, created by Wui-Sin Chong, Dong-kyu Han and Mao Inoue, scores 5.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Family

  5. Always - Sunset on Third Street

    Always - Sunset on Third Street

    Leaving her provincial home, teenage Mutsuko arrives in Tokyo by train to take a job in a major automotive company but finds that she is employed by a small auto repair shop owned by ...

    This movie, created by Takashi Yamazaki, Maki Horikita and Hidetaka Yoshioka, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Family | Drama

  6. Girl's Step

    Girl's Step

    Five high school girls are either shy or lack confidence and are drifting through the year. When they meet at the dance club and begin practicing they find a new energy and purpose that propels them to get better and better. They advance in their abilities and end up on the big stage performing under the spotlights.

    This movie, created by Taisuke Kawamura, Anna Ishii and Fûka Koshiba, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Family

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  7. Parks

    Parks

    University student Jun has a lot of free time on her hands. She encounters Haru who is in high school and looks a woman she knew in her past. They meet Tokio, who is the grandson of the woman she knew, and learn that the person is dead. They come across media of the woman's work.

    This movie, created by Natsuki Seta, Ai Hashimoto and Mei Nagano, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Family

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video and Hoopla.

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  8. Helen the Baby Fox

    Helen the Baby Fox

    Leaving school for the day, seven-year old Taichi finds a baby fox alongside a road in rural Hokkaido. The two bond, and Taichi decides to leave the fox with the police as a lost item. The policeman on duty takes a reluctant Taichi and the fox to the local Yajima Veterinary Clinic. It turns out that Taichi has begun to live with Ko, the vet, and his teenage daughter Misuzu after his free-spirited mother Ritsuko has gone to Micronesia to work as a photographer. Many people have abandoned animals with Ko, and paying customers are few with most of his income coming from frequently boarding a friendly dog that is almost part of the family. Taichi feels abandoned as well, and clashes with Ko when the vet sees the new arrival as a burden, especially after discovering that the fox is deaf and blind. However, Taichi names it Helen after Helen Keller and attempts to bring her back to full health while teaching her about the world as sort of a young Annie Sullivan. Even though Taichi gets her to eat, Helen suffers increasing fits stemming from her damaged brain.

    This movie, created by Keita Kôno, Takao Ohsawa and Yasuko Matsuyuki, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Family

  9. What's for Dinner, Mom?

    What's for Dinner, Mom?

    Tae finds a box with letters and recipes written by her mother.

    This movie, created by Mitsuhito Shiraha, Izumi Fujimoto and Sô Hirosawa, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Family

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  10. One Night

    One Night

    Koharu's children are torn apart and live independent of one another. Years pass and the family reunites. They each have a story to tell. One was so affected he can not articulate himself well. Another is a writer, but is not working anywhere steadily. Another is a hostess at a club and entertains the guests. They have not forgotten what happened years ago.

    This movie, created by Kazuya Shiraishi, Yôsuke Asari and Hanae Kan, scores 4.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Family

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