Top 10 awesome movies like Ai yori aoku that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Ai yori aoku 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 Azuma Morisaki, Keiko Matsuzaka and Rentarô Mikuni . Here goes the list -

  1. The Great Department Store Robbery
  2. Chiisakobe
  3. Dream Street
  4. Agent Shiranui
  5. Gion matsuri
  6. Theater of Life: Youth, Lust and Spirit
  7. Kuroi gashû dainibu: Kanryû
  8. Jakoman to Tetsu
  9. Irezumi
  10. Yoru no tsuzumi
  1. The Great Department Store Robbery

    The Great Department Store Robbery

    This movie, created by Azuma Morisaki, Keiko Matsuzaka and Kôji Yakusho, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  2. Chiisakobe

    Chiisakobe

    This movie, created by Tomotaka Tasaka, Kinnosuke Nakamura and Chiemi Eri, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. Dream Street

    Dream Street

    This movie, created by Azuma Morisaki, Hisahiro Ogura and Kaho Minami, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. Agent Shiranui

    Agent Shiranui

    Before he portrayed the legendary blind swordsman, Zatoichi, Shintaro Katsu played Suganoichi, a blind court masseur with a dark side. An outcast since birth, he learned from a young age that the only way to get ahead was to take advantage of others. Now an expert con-artist with a heart of coal, Suganoichi is on a vile quest for power, and everyone else will suffer along the way!

    This movie, created by Kazuo Mori, Shintarô Katsu and Tamao Nakamura, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  5. Gion matsuri

    Gion matsuri

    Shinkichi, a peasant employed as a cloth-dyer, has a dream: in the midst of the civil war which ravages Japan, he hopes to revive the long-banned custom of the Kyoto Gion Festival, and by doing so, bring together the warring clans and rampaging brigands in peaceful celebration.

    This movie, created by Daisuke Itô, Kinnosuke Nakamura and Toshirô Mifune, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. Theater of Life: Youth, Lust and Spirit

    Theater of Life: Youth, Lust and Spirit

    This movie, created by Tai Katô, Muga Takewaki and Jirô Tamiya, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. Kuroi gashû dainibu: Kanryû

    Kuroi gashû dainibu: Kanryû

    Drama about two college friends, now working for the same banking firm, torn apart by jealously over their inequitable positions and love lives.

    This movie, created by Hideo Suzuki, Ryô Ikebe and Michiyo Aratama, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  8. Jakoman to Tetsu

    Jakoman to Tetsu

    In a village subsisting on its herring fishery, a one-eyed criminal named Jakoman terrorizes the inhabitants. One of them, the son of the head of one of the fish companies by the name of Tetsu, decides to overthrow Jakoman and his cohorts.

    This movie, created by Kinji Fukasaku, Ken Takakura and Tetsurô Tanba, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  9. Irezumi

    Irezumi

    To satisfy her lover's fetish for tattooed women, Akane agrees to have her body covered in eloborate tattoos by Kyogoro, an old craftsman. Kyogoro has developed a special technique, by which his assistant, Harutsune, keeps Katsuko's mind off the pain while Kyogoro does his work. After the work is done, Harutsune makes the shocking discovery of how Kyogoro mastered his technique.

    This movie, created by Yôichi Takabayashi, Masayo Utsunomiya and Tomisaburô Wakayama, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  10. Yoru no tsuzumi

    Yoru no tsuzumi

    When a married woman has an affair with a young musician, feudal Japanese law requires that both offenders pay with their lives. However, the woman's husband blames himself for his wife's straying and attempts to thwart the law demanding capital punishment.

    This movie, created by Tadashi Imai, Rentarô Mikuni and Ineko Arima, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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