Top 10 awesome movies like Death Note: The Last Name that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Death Note: The Last Name 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 Shûsuke Kaneko, Tatsuya Fujiwara and Takeshi Kaga . Here goes the list -

  1. Family of Strangers
  2. Totsunyûseyo! Asama sansô jiken
  3. Suspicion
  4. The Hunter's Diary
  5. Yagyû bugeichô: Sôryû hiken
  6. Anego
  7. Samurai Assassin
  8. Yagyû bugeichô
  9. Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno
  10. Inn of Evil
  1. Family of Strangers

    Family of Strangers

    Three patients of different backgrounds, illnesses and stages are being treated at a psychiatric clinic in Nagano Prefecture. Their cases range from the criminal to merely asocial. That should be that, but soon matters take a darker turn when a corpse turns up and a murder has occurred. The culprit fingered is one of the patients.

    This movie, created by Hideyuki Hirayama, Tsurube Shôfukutei and Gô Ayano, scores 5.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama

  2. Totsunyûseyo! Asama sansô jiken

    Totsunyûseyo! Asama sansô jiken

    When radicals from Japan's Red Army took a woman hostage in the resort town of Karuizawa, Nagano in 1972, Officer Atsuyuki Sassa was put in charge of diffusing the situation. But the task had its challenges. Upon arriving in mountainous Nagano, Sassa had to compete with freezing winter temperatures, conflicting opinions between the Tokyo Metropolitan Police and the Nagano Prefectural Police, as well as public opinion to gain entrance to the lodge that held the single woman captive.

    This movie, created by Masato Harada, Kôji Yakusho and Ryûdô Uzaki, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Crime | Drama

  3. Suspicion

    Suspicion

    The story follow a court case of a woman accused of having killed her husband.

    This movie, created by Yoshitarô Nomura, Kaori Momoi and Shima Iwashita, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

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  4. The Hunter's Diary

    The Hunter's Diary

    Leaving his wife in Osaka, Honda leads a double life in Tokyo. While living in a hotel, he is also renting an apartment for fulfilling his sexual appetite. There, he records the results of his 'girl hunts' to the last detail in his diary, which he titles 'Hunter's Diary'. One day, he finds a newspaper article about a young woman who was strangled to death. The victim's name seems familiar to him. A few days later, another similar murder case occurs. And again, he notices that the victim was his prey in the past. He soon finds himself in a labyrinth of fear, as the serial murder cases continue and the women he related are eliminated, one by one.

    This movie, created by Kô Nakahira, Noboru Nakaya and Masako Togawa, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

  5. Yagyû bugeichô: Sôryû hiken

    Yagyû bugeichô: Sôryû hiken

    In the Tokugawa Era, the clan of Lord Yagyu has hidden away three scrolls containing clan secrets which, if revealed, would cause revolution and disaster for the clan. The information is divided among the three scrolls, all of which must be possessed for the secrets to be understood. When Princess Yuhime steals the scrolls, Tasaburo, a samurai with magical powers, and his brother Senshiro are sent to retrieve them. In Part II, the search for the scrolls continues.

    This movie, created by Hiroshi Inagaki, Kôji Tsuruta and Toshirô Mifune, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Adventure | Drama

  6. Anego

    Anego

    The widow of a murdered yakuza boss serves jail time for attacking the man she believes killed her husband. After her release, as she is shadowed by a hitman, she returns to thoughts of revenge.

    This movie, created by Ryuichi Takamori, Hitomi Kuroki and Hiroki Matsukata, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama

  7. Samurai Assassin

    Samurai Assassin

    February 17 to March 3, 1860, inside Edo castle. A group of assassins wait by Sakurada Gate to kill the lord of the House of Ii, a powerful man in the Tokugawa government, which has ruled ...

    This movie, created by Kihachi Okamoto, Toshirô Mifune and Keiju Kobayashi, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Adventure | Drama

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  8. Yagyû bugeichô

    Yagyû bugeichô

    In the Tokugawa Era, the clan of Lord Yagyu has hidden away three scrolls containing clan secrets which, if revealed, would cause revolution and disaster for the clan. The information is divided among the three scrolls, all of which must be possessed for the secrets to be understood. When Princess Yuhime steals the scrolls, Tasaburo, a samurai with magical powers, and his brother Senshiro are sent to retrieve them.

    This movie, created by Hiroshi Inagaki, Toshirô Mifune and Yoshiko Kuga, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Adventure | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Video.

  9. Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno

    Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno

    Kenshin Himura goes up against pure evil Makoto Shishio who is attempting to overthrow the Meiji government. The fate of the country hangs in the balance as Kenshin Himura takes up the sword that he vowed to never draw again.

    This movie, created by Keishi Ohtomo, Takeru Satoh and Emi Takei, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Adventure | Drama

    You can watch this on Microsoft Store, Amazon Video, Vudu and Apple Itunes.

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  10. Inn of Evil

    Inn of Evil

    The story takes place in feudal Japan, when any commerce with the rest of the world was strictly prohibited. An idealist suddenly appears in an isolated inn (the one that the title refers to), the head-quarters of a group of smugglers, with stolen money intended to ransom his loved one who is forced to work in a brothel.

    This movie, created by Masaki Kobayashi, Tatsuya Nakadai and Komaki Kurihara, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama

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