Top 10 awesome movies like Any Crybabies Around? that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Any Crybabies Around? 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 Takuma Satô, Taiga and Riho Yoshioka . Here goes the list -

  1. Mio on the Shore
  2. Dear Friends
  3. Love My Life
  4. Children of Iron
  5. Special Actors
  6. Fasuna to Chibusa
  7. Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
  8. Leaving on the 15th Spring
  9. The Night I Swam
  10. Kept
  1. Mio on the Shore

    Mio on the Shore

    20-year-old Mio has lost her parents early and runs a traditional Japanese inn in Nagano with her grandmother. As her grandmother gets sick and hospitalized, Mio is forced to leave the inn and reluctantly comes to Tokyo to live with her father's old friend Kyosuke. Helping him at the bathhouse he runs, she begins to find her way in everyday life. One day, however, she learns the bathhouse is on the verge of demolition for the redevelopment in the district.

    This movie, created by Ryûtarô Nakagawa, Honoka Matsumoto and Daichi Watanabe, scores 4.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  2. Dear Friends

    Dear Friends

    Rina is the it girl. She is thin, has long hair, is flaunting and dresses attractively. Every man wants to be with her and every woman wants to be like her. She also happens to be self-absorbed, mean and nasty. Then calamity hits and she is diagnosed with an illness. The meaning of friendship and true friends and love soon become apparent.

    This movie, created by Kazuyuki Morosawa, Kentaro Arai and Avery Fane, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  3. 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

  4. Children of Iron

    Children of Iron

    This movie, created by Kôki Fukuyama, Shiori Doi and Shizuka Fujimoto, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  5. Special Actors

    Special Actors

    This movie, created by Shinichirô Ueda, Nozomi de Lencquesaing and Aver Hamilton II, scores 5.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. Fasuna to Chibusa

    Fasuna to Chibusa

    A two-part film featuring the stories of two individuals with unusual sex lives in Tokyo. The first part deals with a young, gay man bored with his live-in boyfriend that he seeks solace in one-time encounters. The second part features the story of aging female prostitute, her relationship with her boyfriend, and how she comes to terms with her job.

    This movie, created by Koji Shirakawa, Kentaro Takayama and Sachiko Ejiri, scores 5.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. Smoke Gets in Your Eyes

    Smoke Gets in Your Eyes

    Chiho has prohibited her husband, Takahashi, from smoking while she is trying to become pregnant. Takahashi hasn't told his wife he was laid off, and has a paid sexual encounter with a high-school student, attracted by the pungent odor of her cigarettes, Peace Regulars. That evening, Chiho became outraged by the foul odor of the Peace Regulars saying it reminded her of an elderly relative having shoved the same brand of cigarettes into her genitals in the distant past. In fact that memory was not Chihos, but that of her twin sister, Kaho.

    This movie, created by Tôru Kamei, Fujiko and Hôka Kinoshita, scores 5.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  8. 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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  9. The Night I Swam

    The Night I Swam

    Snow covered mountains in Japan. Every night, a fisherman makes his way to the market in town. His 6-year-old son is awoken by his departure and finds it impossible to fall back to sleep. In the sleeping household, the young boy draws a picture he then slips into his satchel. On his way to school, still drowsy, he strays off the path and wanders into the snow.

    This movie, created by Kohei Igarashi, Takara Kogawa and Keiki Kogawa, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  10. Kept

    Kept

    A young girl abducted by a serial sex criminal and is released unharmed, but decides not to inform the police. She must face the moral consequences when the assaults continue against other women.

    This movie, created by Maki Mizui, Kayano Masuyama and Ken Koba, scores 4.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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