Top 10 awesome movies like Koichiro Uno's Dancer of Izu that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Koichiro Uno's Dancer of Izu 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 Atsushi Fujiura, Keito Asabuki and Kaoru Oda . Here goes the list -

  1. The Calamari Wrestler
  2. Takumi-kun Series: Soshite harukaze ni sasayaite
  3. Nympho Diver: G-String Festival
  4. Houkago rosuto
  5. Secret Chronicle: Crimson Goddess in Paradise
  6. AV Idol
  7. Haruko's Paranormal Laboratory
  8. Chong
  9. Yarukkya naito
  10. Finding the Adolescence
  1. The Calamari Wrestler

    The Calamari Wrestler

    A championship wrestling match pits Koji Taguchi against Crush Volcano, the latter no match to Koji's signature move, the Torture Ring Strangler. Koji beams as he clutches the champion belt, only to have it snatched away by a mysterious new challenger in the ring - a giant squid, in fact, who not only evades Koji's key attack, but destroys him with a Northern Light Suplex! Koji's fiancÃf©e Niako watches tearfully, though there's something about this calamari wrestler that seems familiar... The Tentacle Tackler is the hottest story in the Japanese sports news, the President ofthe Cho-Nippon wrestling team proposes a fixed match as a publicity stunt, but the honourable Calamari Wrestler will hear nothing of it. Wrongfully banned from the sport, he retreats to the Monhonji Temple to train and meditate, where a young reporter tracks him down and begins to unravel his enigma. But the Squid's problems are just beginning - treacherous businessmen, unrequited love, and the wrestling ring menace of the Octopus Wrestler and the Insectoid Squilla boxer await.

    This movie, created by Minoru Kawasaki, Kana Ishida and Nobuo Kameko, scores 6.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

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  2. Takumi-kun Series: Soshite harukaze ni sasayaite

    Takumi-kun Series: Soshite harukaze ni sasayaite

    A 2nd year student is assigned a handsome new roommate at the start of the school year.

    This movie, created by Kazuhiro Yokoyama, Tomo Yanagishita and Keisuke Kato, scores 5.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Comedy

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  3. Nympho Diver: G-String Festival

    Nympho Diver: G-String Festival

    A village that was once a magnet for tourists to go skin-diving has fallen on hard times, and so the mayor's son gets the idea to hire a bevy of beautiful women as diving instructors in order to lure back the tourists.

    This movie, created by Atsushi Fujiura, Eri Anzai and Kazuyo Ezaki, scores 5.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

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  4. Houkago rosuto

    Houkago rosuto

    Adapted from the World Gays' Clips manga, the omnibus style film contains three segments. In the first story, a high-school girl who is the head of class is bullied. She is also beaten at home. A class-mate who skips class asks her to run away together. In the second story, a schoolgirl who draws has a best friend who shares her hobby. They are also rivals. In the third segment a schoolgirl is talented in calligraphy. She practices on the school wall and is quite the vandal. A teacher suggests she puts her calligraphy to a good use instead of creating graffiti.

    This movie, created by Chihiro Amano, Aoi Koizumi and Mayu Matsuoka, scores 4.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  5. Secret Chronicle: Crimson Goddess in Paradise

    Secret Chronicle: Crimson Goddess in Paradise

    This movie, created by Chûsei Sone, Yuko Katagiri and Meika Seri, scores 5.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  6. AV Idol

    AV Idol

    Ryoko a talented, popular and vaunted adult film actress has a film shooting in Seoul, the capital of South Korea on her schedule next. She has it in her so this will be no problem. Unfortunately, she can take only so much of what comes to her in South Korea. Problems arise as soon as she takes in Incheon International Airport. She has to embrace the inexperienced crew and swallow hard when the low budget blocks her creativity and zeal. Then comes a South Korean actress who is thrust into the menage without really having the experience for it.

    This movie, created by Hideo Jôjô, Yui Tatsumi and Min-Jeong Yeo, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Comedy

  7. Haruko's Paranormal Laboratory

    Haruko's Paranormal Laboratory

    A TV (Aoi Nakamura) transforms into a person with a body and mind. He lives with his owner Haruko (Moeka Nozaki). The television meets a suspicious TV producer (Tetsuhiro Ikeda). TV is selected to host a language program and he becomes popular in the television field.

    This movie, created by Lisa Takeba, Moeka Nozaki and Sayaka Aoki, scores 5.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  8. Chong

    Chong

    Comedy-Drama about Korean high school students growing up in Japan.

    This movie, created by Sang-il Lee, Hidekazu Mashima and Takashi Yamamoto, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Comedy

  9. Yarukkya naito

    Yarukkya naito

    Schoolboy Gousuke has erotic will and power and loves his hentai, but he is in for a rude awakening when his news school is anti-fun and bans nature and natural reactions like erections and more. Gousuke will not take this lying down and soon bands together with others to restore sanity and the right to be horny.

    This movie, created by Katsutoshi Hirabayashi, Tomoya Nakamura and Nina Endô, scores 5.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

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  10. Finding the Adolescence

    Finding the Adolescence

    Takane is a teenage student who loves art. Her friend Mika wants to become a novelist. They are best friends and have developed feelings for each other. Their relationship though becomes shaken by the presence of Namie. Namie is an ex-novelist and works as a librarian.

    This movie, created by Raita Kuramoto, Honoka Miki and Misato Aoyama, scores 5.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

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