Top 10 awesome movies like Hikaru umi that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Hikaru umi 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 Kô Nakahira, Sayuri Yoshinaga and Mitsuo Hamada . Here goes the list -

  1. Aka chôchin
  2. Jokyô
  3. Imôto
  4. Noble Lady Bound Vase
  5. The Temple of Wild Geese
  6. Newlywed Hell
  7. Love Letter
  8. Aijô no kessan
  9. Keshin
  10. Dorodarake no junjô
  1. Aka chôchin

    Aka chôchin

    A man meets a girl in the city. He falls in love with the chick. She claims she has fallen head over heels for him. She moves in with him. Returning home one day there is a man in their room. The man is lying down. He tells them he is an insurance salesman and he has stomachache. He has made himself at home. The three become room-mates. When the boyfriend returns home one day he finds his girlfriend sharing a bed with their room-mate. She claims she was scared due to a crematorium nearby. They move to another house.

    This movie, created by Toshiya Fujita, Kenji Takaoka and Kumiko Akiyoshi, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  2. Jokyô

    Jokyô

    Three stories about modern women. The first works in a nightclub and plans to marry the boss. The second is used by a real estate agent as a lure for customers. The third is a retired geisha who waits to be reunited with her jailed lover.

    This movie, created by Kon Ichikawa, Ayako Wakao and Hiroshi Kawaguchi, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  3. Imôto

    Imôto

    Akio's sister, Neri has separated from her boyfriend. They lived in Kamakura. She moves in with her brother. Her ex-boyfriend's sister, Eiko comes to see Neri. She wonders if the separation occurred due to her because the three of them used to live together. Eiko's brother has disappeared in the meantime.

    This movie, created by Toshiya Fujita, Kumiko Akiyoshi and Ryûzô Hayashi, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  4. Noble Lady Bound Vase

    Noble Lady Bound Vase

    Yoshitarô, a wealthy but ignorant landowner buys, who lives in the modern city. One day the landowner's sister moves in with them after she runs away from her husband. She is fascinated by the way her brother treats his wife and spies on her. So she finds out that she exchanges letters with the doctor through teenager servant, Shinkichi who is in love with her secretly. When Yoshitarô finds out about Naniji still being in contact with her ex, his punishment of her is severe, but to add to the humiliation, he invites the doctor down to the house for a weekend.

    This movie, created by Masaru Konuma, Naomi Tani and Hitoshi Takagi, scores 6.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  5. The Temple of Wild Geese

    The Temple of Wild Geese

    Satoko is a mistress by trade, or fate: when her master, the silkscreen artist of the Kohoan Temple in Kyoto, dies, she is given to the temple's lascivious head priest Kikuchi.

    This movie, created by Yûzô Kawashima, Ayako Wakao and Masao Mishima, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  6. Newlywed Hell

    Newlywed Hell

    The young and beautiful Yuki decides to leave her husband. She goes back to the place where she grew up. There she is initiated to S&M and bondage. But is it really the perfect cure to forget all about her past and regain happiness?

    This movie, created by Akira Katô, Terumi Azuma and Naomi Tani, scores 5.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  7. Love Letter

    Love Letter

    Explores the wounds of war, the limits of love and the need to forgive. A sad and troubled man, Reikichi Mayumi finds a new job five years after the end of WWII, where he writes love letters for other people.

    This movie, created by Kinuyo Tanaka, Masayuki Mori and Yoshiko Kuga, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  8. Aijô no kessan

    Aijô no kessan

    Living in a house that has lost its man to the war a year earlier are the widow and her child. Four of the dead man's friends gather to have an anniversary wake. Some time following the ceremony one of the attendees marries the widow. Soon another friend of the deceased and his family also make the house their home when they move to town. Everyone's life is changed quite a bit. When the newer husband sustains an injury to his leg and loses his job it leads to the wife having to work. By the time the fifth anniversary of the friend's death occurs and another reunion is held another friend is in love with the former widow.

    This movie, created by Shin Saburi, Setsuko Hara and Keiju Kobayashi, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  9. Keshin

    Keshin

    This movie, created by Yôichi Higashi, Hitomi Kuroki and Tatsuya Fuji, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

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  10. Dorodarake no junjô

    Dorodarake no junjô

    Teenage cousins Masao and Tamiko fall in love when she comes to his riverside brewery house to take care of his sickly mother. Family objections ensue as Tamiko is older than Masao, and the two cannot marry in peace.

    This movie, created by Sôkichi Tomimoto, Momoe Yamaguchi and Tomokazu Miura, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

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