Top 10 awesome movies like Black Hair, Velvet Soul that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Black Hair, Velvet Soul 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 Mamoru Watanabe, Izumi Shima and Kumiko Hayano . Here goes the list -

  1. Female Prisoner: Cage
  2. Modori River
  3. Moonlight Express
  4. Hatsukoi
  5. Tattoo Ari
  6. First Love
  7. Portrait of the Wind
  8. Prisoner Maria: The Movie
  9. My Man
  10. Tamamono
  1. Female Prisoner: Cage

    Female Prisoner: Cage

    An inmate attempts to escape from prison and is confronted by the guard.

    This movie, created by Masaru Konuma, Mina Asami and Ryoko Watanabe, scores 5.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Crime | Drama

  2. Modori River

    Modori River

    This movie, created by Tatsumi Kumashiro, Mariko Fuji and Kenichi Hagiwara, scores 5.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Crime | Drama

  3. Moonlight Express

    Moonlight Express

    A Japanese woman named Hitomi who lost her fiancé in a car crash meets a Chinese man named Karbo who looks exactly like him who himself is on the run from the police after being framed.

    This movie, created by Daniel Lee, Leslie Cheung and Takako Tokiwa, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Crime | Drama

  4. Hatsukoi

    Hatsukoi

    Writer Misuzu Nakahara confesses her involvement in the 300 Million Yen Affair. In the chaotic days of the 1960s, Misuzu, a lonely high school girl from a troubled family, finds a sanctuary with her nihilistic brother Ryo and his friends, who pass day by day hanging around a shadowy café bar and indulging themselves in sex, drugs and alcohol. As the social unrest seeps in and their relationships gradually fall off, Misuzu gets drawn into a dangerous plot against the society set by one of the rebellious boys, Kishi - robbing a bank car of 300 million yen. The two accomplices set out for numerous rehearsals, and their hearts get closer secretly and quietly. On one rainy day, helped by coincidences, the heist goes successful to give a huge impact on Japan, but it only brings Misuzu a great sense of loss and sadness she had never expected.

    This movie, created by Yukinari Hanawa, Aoi Miyazaki and Keisuke Koide, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Crime | Drama

  5. Tattoo Ari

    Tattoo Ari

    An ardent culture-vulture youth, previously charged for the murder of a woman when he was young, plans to hold hostage a local bank.

    This movie, created by Banmei Takahashi, Ryûdô Uzaki and Keiko Takahashi, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Crime | Drama

  6. First Love

    First Love

    A story about coming of age, coming out and a gay marriage that is sprinkled with both love and comedy, at the centre of which is a teenager who doesn't yet know what he wants.

    This movie, created by Kôichi Imaizumi, Hiroshi Murakami and Teppen Matsunoki, scores 5.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Crime | Drama

  7. Portrait of the Wind

    Portrait of the Wind

    When a lonely owner of a photography studio is introduced to a woman not much different from himself in mood and temperament a friendship ensues that soon becomes a deeper bond that leads to their committing to one another. Fate, however, has other plans and they are not pleasant ones.

    This movie, created by Tarô Hyûgaji, Tadanobu Asano and Erika Oda, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Crime | Drama

  8. Prisoner Maria: The Movie

    Prisoner Maria: The Movie

    About a woman framed for a crime she didn't commit sentence to prison. While in prison, she finds herself being blackmailed into helping a government organization put away criminals that are above the law. If she cooperates she gets to see her son.

    This movie, created by Shûji Kataoka, Noriko Aota and Tetsuo Kurata, scores 4.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Crime | Drama

  9. My Man

    My Man

    After losing everything in a tsunami, 10-year-old Hana is taken in by 26-year-old distant relative Jungo Kusarino. They live as father and daughter but share a profound sense of loss. Jungo works as a cook for the coast guard, leaving young Hana alone for days at a time. In wintry Hokkaido, Jungo and Hana both desire to fill their empty, love-starved hearts as they set foot into a forbidden world. Eventually, an elder benefactor in their small town learns of their illicit relationship. When he tries to separate them for Hana's own good, it provokes her emotional rage. Soon after, a murder quietly occurs atop the ice floes. With their dark secret, Jungo and Hana escape to Tokyo. However...

    This movie, created by Kazuyoshi Kumakiri, Fumi Nikaidô and Tadanobu Asano, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Crime | Drama

  10. Tamamono

    Tamamono

    The film tells the story of Aiko, a 35-year-old mute woman who works in a bowling alley, and her brief romance with Yoshioka, a younger man who works as a postal carrier. The two meet when Aiko accidentally knocks Yoshioka off his bicycle, and they have a sexual encounter soon after. Aiko begins preparing lunch boxes and giving them to Yoshioka at his workplace as a way of expressing affection, which she cannot do verbally. However, things take a tragic turn.

    This movie, created by Shinji Imaoka, Yumika Hayashi and Mutsuo Yoshioka, scores 6.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

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