Top 10 awesome movies like Sayonara itsuka that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Sayonara itsuka 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 John H. Lee, Miho Nakayama and Hidetoshi Nishijima . Here goes the list -

  1. My Rainy Days
  2. The Girl in the Sun
  3. We Were There: True Love
  4. The Longest Night in Shanghai
  5. Cold Bloom
  6. Far Away, So Close
  7. Honokaa Boy
  8. Blue Spring Ride
  9. Lowlife Love
  10. Rainbow Song
  1. My Rainy Days

    My Rainy Days

    Seventeen year old high school student Rio Ozawa is always the center of attention due to her beauty. Yet Rio has never cared about anyone but herself due to her traumatic past. Her friends...

    This movie, created by Yuri Kanchiku, Nozomi Sasaki and Shôsuke Tanihara, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

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  2. The Girl in the Sun

    The Girl in the Sun

    A salesman named Kosuke Okuda happens to meet Mao Watarai,a friend from his middle school days. Back then, Mao was bullied, but now she is an attractive woman. Kosuke and Mao fall in love and decide to marry, but Mao has a secret.

    This movie, created by Takahiro Miki, Tetsuji Tamayama and Masaki Suda, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  3. We Were There: True Love

    We Were There: True Love

    Nanami and Yano were in-love. But because of unavoidable circumstances, they cannot commit to their plans and promises. They can decided whether they want to live life as it is, or find a way back to each other's arms.

    This movie, created by Takahiro Miki, Tôma Ikuta and Yuriko Yoshitaka, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  4. The Longest Night in Shanghai

    The Longest Night in Shanghai

    A Japanese make-up artist is in Shanghai working at the NEAsian Music Awards. Later he's hit by a woman taxi driver. Despite language problems they spend the night together driving around Shanghai etc.

    This movie, created by Yibai Zhang, Masahiro Motoki and Wei Zhao, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

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  5. Cold Bloom

    Cold Bloom

    A young woman Shiori faces an accidental death of her beloved husband at a local industrial town, recovering from the 3.11 Tsunami disaster. Once detesting, Shiori is hesitant to admit her attraction for Takumi, the reason for the death of her husband. This is a story of a young woman, who forgives a man whom she once hated, and overcomes the past.

    This movie, created by Atsushi Funahashi, Asami Usuda and Takahiro Miura, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

    You can watch this on Hoopla and Amazon Prime Video.

  6. Far Away, So Close

    Far Away, So Close

    Sakumi was seventeen when she had such a car accident that the next ten years of her life are a blank. She lost any recollection of the ensuing ten years. She would like to regain the memories and that portion of her life and has Yoshihiko to help her. Yoshihiko is an old friend and a class-mate who also has feelings for Sakumi.

    This movie, created by Masahiko Nagasawa, Kana Kurashina and Yûta Nakano, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  7. Honokaa Boy

    Honokaa Boy

    Leo who is in college and his girlfriend travel to Hawaii, but end up going their separate ways. Leo returns to the island and begins working with, among others, a number of Japanese-Americans. He falls in love with an older woman called Mariah soon.

    This movie, created by Atsushi Sanada, Yû Aoi and Chieko Baishô, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  8. Blue Spring Ride

    Blue Spring Ride

    Futaba lost her first love, Kou, in middle school when he suddenly moved. In high school, she met a guy who resembled Kou, but has a different last name. She needs to know if he is the same guy, and why he moved without letting her know.

    This movie, created by Takahiro Miki, Yûdai Chiba and Izumi Fujimoto, scores 5.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  9. Lowlife Love

    Lowlife Love

    Tetsuo (Kiyohiko Shibukawa) is a lowlife. A film director with a small indie hit many years back, yet he has never gotten any further as he refuses to go against his 'artistic integrity'. He's a real loser. Despite being in his late 30s, he still lives with his mother and sister, borrowing money off them and scrounging from all he comes in contact with. This includes his best friend Mamoru (Yoshihiko Hosoda), who makes porn films with him for dodgy characters in order to make money, as well as the film actors' school they've setup to exploit their students as well as for him to sleep with wannabe actresses. He's a real jerk. Then one day two new students come to his school: Minami (Maya Okano), a naive and fresh girl from the countryside who wants to be an actress and Ken (Shugo Oshinari), a scriptwriter who has been living overseas. Tetsuo sees something in Minami and feels she has what it takes to be a real star and Ken has a brilliant script which could be the fantastic new project which would relaunch his career as a director, with Minami his muse. With the help of Kida (Denden), an unsavory film producer, they strive to turn this project into something tangible, but Minami's ability starts to turn the heads of other film directors such as Kano (Kanji Furutachi) and Shinjo (Kanji Tsuda) and soon Tetsuo's world starts to fall apart at the seams... Will Tetsuo's past exploits catch up to him or will he be able to hold it all together and start afresh?

    This movie, created by Eiji Uchida, Masahiko Aoki and Masato Arai, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

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  10. Rainbow Song

    Rainbow Song

    Two film students meet and fall in love while working on a school project.

    This movie, created by Naoto Kumazawa, Hayato Ichihara and Juri Ueno, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

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