Top 10 awesome movies like Memories of Tomorrow that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Memories of Tomorrow 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 Yukihiko Tsutsumi, Ken Watanabe and Kanako Higuchi . Here goes the list -

  1. Yellow Elephant
  2. Always: Sunset on Third Street 2
  3. Bizan
  4. Closed Diary
  5. Awakening
  6. Whistleblower
  7. Flower and Sword
  8. Aogeba tôtoshi
  9. Metro ni notte
  10. Bluestockings
  1. Yellow Elephant

    Yellow Elephant

    Movie adaptation of the Japanese novel "Kiroi Jou". A married couple Ayumu Muko (Mukai) and Aiko Tsumari (Miyazaki) live a peaceful life in a cozy old house in the countryside. Ayumu works as an unsuccessful novelist while Aiko is a happy but naive housewife. After a letter arrives for Ayumu their relationship grow distant and deteriorates.

    This movie, created by Ryuichi Hiroki, Aoi Miyazaki and Osamu Mukai, scores 6.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  2. Always: Sunset on Third Street 2

    Always: Sunset on Third Street 2

    Chagawa finds it increasing difficult to support his young ward Junnosuke in his store across the street from the Suzuki garage on Third Street. Unless he can provide a better life, Junnosuke's rich father, Kawabata will take him away. Chagawa focuses once again on winning the "Akutagawa-sho" literary award and the prize money coming with it. Mika, a 7-year old relative of the Suzukis is left to stay with them when her father has business reverses. She is accustomed to a richer life style and at first her behavior is very spoiled but is humbled when sees the menial chores that her same-aged cousin Ippei performs. Mutsuko continues to work in the family as a mechanic but has an aspiring boyfriend Takeo, who is studying cooking. Chagawa seeks to find Hiromi, who has become successful once more as the exotic dancer "Betty."

    This movie, created by Takashi Yamazaki, Shinichi Hatori and Maki Horikita, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  3. Bizan

    Bizan

    After her mother is suddenly hospitalized because she has terminal cancer Sakiko returns to her home town Tokushima at the foot of Mt. Bizan. The relationship between mother and daughter isn't good but still she nurses her mother at her sickbed. She always thought her mother was a cold person until her mother gives her a box full of love letters from her father who she never knew and she starts to understand her mother better. Her mothers last wish is to see the Awa Odori festival for the last time before she dies.

    This movie, created by Isshin Inudô, Nanako Matsushima and Takao Ohsawa, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. Closed Diary

    Closed Diary

    Kae Horii (Erika Sawajiri) moves into her new flat in an undisclosed area of Kyoto. While unpacking her belongings, she discovers a hidden compartment behind a inconspicuous mirror. In that compartment, Kae finds a notebook, that turns out to be a diary belonging to the previous tenant. Later that evening Kae starts to read the diary. The writer of the diary is Ibuki Mano (Yuko Takeuchi), a young lady about to embark on her first year as an elementary school teacher. Ibuki is also in love with a man named Takashi, who may or may not hold similar feelings for Ibuki. The diary immediately resonates with Kae, as she plans to become an elementary school teacher herself. Ibuki's experiences also works as an inspirational instructional guide for Kae's own personal life. Kae is also in love with an aloof illustrator/artist (Yusuke Iseya), who may or may not hold similar feelings for Kae.

    This movie, created by Isao Yukisada, Erika Sawajiri and Yûsuke Iseya, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  5. Awakening

    Awakening

    If one is going to have an affair try to cover the tracks regardless whether one is married with a son or daughter or otherwise. On the other hand, should one care if one is dead and the affair is being exposed only through a series of unfortunate events at the funeral ceremony? That is the question a man should have answered after abandoning his noodle slurping club and finding the embrace of a woman not his wife.

    This movie, created by Junji Sakamoto, Jun Fubuki and Yoshiko Mita, scores 7.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. Whistleblower

    Whistleblower

    Yasumi Tamio is a senior manager at the company, but has seen his career stall. There are others around him who also deserve promotions and recognition. They are hard and committed workers. Enter a new boss assigned to the section. It could be a worrying development seeing as how not everything is on the up and up.

    This movie, created by Katsuo Fukuzawa, Aki Asakura and Shingo Fujimori, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. Flower and Sword

    Flower and Sword

    How about conducting battle, but with flowers in lieu of weapons? There were monks who did ikebana, or Japanese flower arrangement, following a war. There was once an actually famous monk in Kyoto, Japan circa 1594 with exemplary ikebana skills. A shogun, or lord, invites him to do ikebana for him. Responding to the request the monk goes to Gifu castle, but a below average performance leads to shogun's wrath.

    This movie, created by Tetsuo Shinohara, Ennosuke Ichikawa IV and Aoi Morikawa, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  8. Aogeba tôtoshi

    Aogeba tôtoshi

    Aogeba Totoshi is a film about mourning and coping with loss.

    This movie, created by Jun Ichikawa, Miyoko Asô and Moeko Ezawa, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  9. Metro ni notte

    Metro ni notte

    When Shinji Hasebe got off a subway, he finds himself in 1964 on the day of his brother's death. He travels between present and past and comes to know of his father's past. Going back to the past shows him the truth about his parents.

    This movie, created by Tetsuo Shinohara, Shinichi Tsutsumi and Takao Ohsawa, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  10. Bluestockings

    Bluestockings

    Based on a novel by Iwai Shimako, Jiyuu Renai (a.k.a. Bluestockings)is set during the days of Japan's male-dominated Taisho Era (1912-1926), when it was difficult for women to have both love and a career. Yuichiro is the son of a wealthy merchant family, who's happily married to Akiko. When Akiko's friend Kiyoko gets divorced, Akiko decides to help her find a job in Yuichiro's company. Akiko even lends Kiyoko her kimono for the interview. But upon seeing Kiyoko, Yuichiro is immediately smitten.

    This movie, created by Masato Harada, Kyoko Hasegawa and Yoshino Kimura, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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