Top 10 awesome movies like Koto that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Koto 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 Kon Ichikawa, Momoe Yamaguchi and Tomokazu Miura . Here goes the list -

  1. Theater of Life
  2. The Millennial Rapture
  3. A Wanderer's Notebook
  4. The Hall of the Crying Deer
  5. House on Fire
  6. The Heart
  7. Fundoshi isha
  8. Hotel Blu Kaien
  9. Neji-shiki
  10. The Miracles of the Namiya General Store
  1. Theater of Life

    Theater of Life

    This movie, created by Kinji Fukasaku, Keiko Matsuzaka and Toshiyuki Nagashima, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  2. The Millennial Rapture

    The Millennial Rapture

    This movie, created by Kôji Wakamatsu, Tomori Abe and Tanroh Ishida, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. A Wanderer's Notebook

    A Wanderer's Notebook

    Fumiko struggles to get her literary work published, spending years working in poverty while being abused by her boyfriend all the while hoping to break free from the cycle.

    This movie, created by Mikio Naruse, Hideko Takamine and Akira Takarada, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. The Hall of the Crying Deer

    The Hall of the Crying Deer

    This movie, created by Kon Ichikawa, Ruriko Asaoka and Kôji Ishizaka, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  5. House on Fire

    House on Fire

    In the 50s, the complicated life of a popular writer who must share his life with his family, his numerous mistresses and his work. Adapted from autobiographical story by Kazuo Dan, who published it a few months before his death

    This movie, created by Kinji Fukasaku, Ken Ogata and Ayumi Ishida, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  6. The Heart

    The Heart

    At the end of Meiji era a young student befriend an older man who as a proof of trust but also as a kind of exorcism entrust him his secret, a story about jealousy, betrayal, shame and guilt.

    This movie, created by Kon Ichikawa, Masayuki Mori and Michiyo Aratama, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. Fundoshi isha

    Fundoshi isha

    A skilled country doctor's talents are such that he can even perform operations as difficult and novel as removing a patient's kidney for the first time in Japan. Unfortunately for him, however, his wife's addiction to gambling is of such a magnitude that he is down to selling his underwear to make money. The image sticks and he becomes known as the 'underwear doctor.' On the other hand, his successful surgery's patient is so grateful he himself wants to become a physician.

    This movie, created by Hiroshi Inagaki, Hisaya Morishige and Setsuko Hara, scores 4.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  8. Hotel Blu Kaien

    Hotel Blu Kaien

    This movie, created by Kôji Wakamatsu, Hitomi Katayama and Gô Jibiki, scores 6.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  9. Neji-shiki

    Neji-shiki

    It has been two years since unsuccessful cartoonist, Tsube (Asano), started to live with Kuniko (Fujitani) casually in a small apartment. They are in the depths of poverty and can no longer pay the rent. As a result, they are forced to leave the apartment. Kuniko manages to find a live-in job and starts to work at a company dormitory as a cook. On the other hand, Tsube, being in a pitiful state without a penny to his name, winds up crashing at his friend, Kimoto's (Kanayama) place known as "Taihei Apartment" where Tsube himself used to live. One day Kuniko visits Tsube at the apartment while Kimoto is out. Tsube secretly tries to steal some money from Kuniko's purse and surprisingly finds a condom instead. He starts to suspect her infidelity. He imagines Kuniko having an affair with another man while reminiscing about his experiences with her. Eventually he discovers that she has been unfaithful and tried to kill himself by overdosing on pills. He wakes up in the hospital, where, lacking money, he is discharged. Despondent he decides to go to the mountains to keep himself distracted from his disconsolate feelings of Kuniko. He runs across a local girl, Chiyoji (Tsugumi), and becomes fascinated by her local dialect and follows after her to the bar she works at. At this point the film becomes increasingly surreal, with Tsube having more and more alienated erotic experiences, culminating with him staggering wounded across a beach, desperately searching for a doctor.

    This movie, created by Teruo Ishii, Tadanobu Asano and Miki Fujitani, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  10. The Miracles of the Namiya General Store

    The Miracles of the Namiya General Store

    A general store that gives advice turning magical one night. Accidently, the time line switched somehow makes the current present and the best present for the people who want to be advised.

    This movie, created by Ryuichi Hiroki, Masato Hagiwara and Kento Hayashi, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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