Top 10 awesome movies like Gukoroku - Traces of Sin that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Gukoroku - Traces of Sin 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 Kei Ishikawa, Satoshi Tsumabuki and Hikari Mitsushima . Here goes the list -

  1. Birds Without Names
  2. Memoirs of a Murderer
  3. Goth
  4. Film Noir
  5. The World of Kanako
  6. Kako: My Sullen Past
  7. Chiwawa
  8. Erased
  9. Black Kiss
  10. The Breath
  1. Birds Without Names

    Birds Without Names

    Tawako's boyfriend is not her kind, but she puts up with it in exchange for shelter. Her old boyfriend of almost a decade ago is long gone, and was also not nice, but like most girls she still reminisces about him and is attracted to his bad ways. Enter Mizushima who reminds Tawako of her old boyfriend, but soon more transpires to remind the girl of her old relationship.

    This movie, created by Kazuya Shiraishi, Yû Aoi and Sadao Abe, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Drama

  2. Memoirs of a Murderer

    Memoirs of a Murderer

    A television reporter and a detective try to track down a serial killer known as the Tokyo Strangler.

    This movie, created by Yû Irie, Tatsuya Fujiwara and Hideaki Itô, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Thriller | Drama

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  3. Goth

    Goth

    Morino and Kamiyama share a morbid fascination with cruelty and murder in this horror. Together they track down a brutal serial killer to find the latest two victims - not necessarily to bring the killer to justice but to inspect their handiwork...

    This movie, created by Gen Takahashi, Kanata Hongô and Rin Takanashi, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

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  4. Film Noir

    Film Noir

    This movie, created by Masahiro Kobayashi, Ryo Ishibashi and Nene Ohtsuka, scores 5.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

  5. The World of Kanako

    The World of Kanako

    As former detective Akikazu searches for his missing daughter, Kanako, he soon learns she has a mysterious secret life.

    This movie, created by Tetsuya Nakashima, Kôji Yakusho and Nana Komatsu, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Thriller | Mystery | Drama

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  6. Kako: My Sullen Past

    Kako: My Sullen Past

    Who does not want to finally see a movie about the Japanese female bomb makers out there? Mikiko (Koizumi, Kyoko) disappeared a long time ago and is considered dead by her family, that is until she walks in through the door and uncomfortably settles back in. Her niece Kako (Nikaido, Fumi) is there and has been bored for some time. Still, she does not necessarily want her aunt as a room-mate. Then there is the rest of the family. They are not so ordinary either.

    This movie, created by Shirô Maeda, Ahmad Ali and Kumi Hyôdô, scores 6.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Drama

  7. Chiwawa

    Chiwawa

    In Tokyo, Chiwawa is a popular girl. One day, her dead body is found in Tokyo Bay. Her body are in pieces. Chiwawa's friends gather to remember her, but they realize they do not know anything about her like her real name or her background.

    This movie, created by Ken Ninomiya, Mugi Kadowaki and Ryô Narita, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Drama

  8. Erased

    Erased

    Struggling manga author Satoru Fujinuma is beset by his fear to express himself. However, he has a supernatural ability of being forced to prevent deaths and catastrophes by being sent back in time before the incident occurred, repeating time until the accident is prevented. One day, he gets involved in an accident that has him framed as a murderer. Desperate to save the victim, he sends himself back in time only to find himself as a grade-schooler one month before fellow classmate Kayo Hinazuki went missing. Satoru now embarks on a new quest: to save Kayo and solve the mystery behind her disappearance.

    This movie, created by Yûichirô Hirakawa, Tamae Andô and Kasumi Arimura, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Sci-Fi | Drama

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  9. Black Kiss

    Black Kiss

    Asuka is an aspiring model who moves to Tokyo to pursue her career. She moves into a small apartment with a friend of a friend, Kasumi. A bizarre murder occurs in the hotel across the street. The body was mutilated and repositioned into a lurid work of art. After this, a string of murders start happening all around the two girls, as if some crazed serial killer was following them. At the scene of each crime, the perpetrator leaves a black lip print, and is subsequently dubbed "The Black Kiss."

    This movie, created by Macoto Tezuka, Reika Hashimoto and Kaori Kawamura, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

  10. The Breath

    The Breath

    This film is inspired by a true incident involving a Japanese girl who went missing in Taiwan (and then was found murdered by a taxi driver) several years ago. Haida, once a famous private detective, is now down and out and running out of reasons to live. One day, while engaging in a group volunteer project to clean up a river, he loses what's left of his will to live and lets the water carry him away. He ends up rescuing a drowning man who alters his view of life totally. Soon he gets a job investigating the mysterious disappearance of a student who sent her mother a cryptic letter, "Wait a bit, Mother. I'm sending my breath. It will arrive soon."

    This movie, created by Kaizô Hayashi, Juro Kara and Yoshio Harada, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Drama

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