Top 10 awesome movies like Shanhai rikusentai that you will enjoy watching
You just finished watching Shanhai rikusentai 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 Hisatora Kumagai, Den Obinata and Setsuko Hara . Here goes the list -
- Kessen no ôzora e
- Bôrô no kesshitai
- Kato hayabusa sento-tai
- Hiroku Nagasaki onna-ro
- Senkan Yamato
- Hana no Byakkotai
- Tsuchi to heitai
- Emperor Meiji and the Great Russo-Japanese War
- Hawai · Maree oki kaisen
- Female Slave Ship
A local family' house also serves as a gathering place for air force cadets. The family's boy is weak and often unhealthy. The boy wants to become a pilot as well given how he is exposed to the cadets every week. He tries to become stronger and eligible. The boy and the trainees inspire one another.
This movie, created by Kunio Watanabe, Minoru Takada and Setsuko Hara, scores 5.8 on IMDb.
Genres - Action | Adventure | War
The story centres around a border security team in 1935 Korea. Upon receiving new recruits they hold a welcome party including a restaurant owner and his daughter. The border's commander has a wife (Hara Setsuko) who helps deliver a neighbour's baby. One day a border guard is killed by a Chinese bandit who is hiding in the area. The dead man's sister comes to visit and is given help to further her studies. The film was shot in Korea featuring many Korean actors and crew.
This movie, created by Tadashi Imai, Minoru Takada and Setsuko Hara, scores 6.5 on IMDb.
Genres - Action | War
Biographical movie about Colonel Kato, an officer serving with the Imperial Japanese Army Air Force in Southeast Asia, he was highly respected by his pilots for his fairness and excellent flying ability.
This movie, created by Kajirô Yamamoto, Susumu Fujita and Minoru Takada, scores 7.1 on IMDb.
Genres - Action | War
The Great White Tiger Platoon was part of the Aizu clan's last ditch efforts to stop the advance of Imperial troops after the fall of the Tokugawa Shogunate. Their story is one of the great tragedies of the Boshin War (1868-1869).
This movie, created by Katsuhiko Tasaka, Raizô Ichikawa and Takeshi Hanayagi, scores 5.7 on IMDb.
Genres - War
Meiji Tenno portrayed the ramp up to the Russo-Japan War. In addition to showing the political events that led to war, it also showed the era from the story of a farm family in rural Japan who sent their son off to war. As such, it could be considered an anti-war movie, showing how, while war is devised by governments, the people do not really understand what war is, and it's combatants often do not know what they are fighting for.
This movie, created by Kunio Watanabe, Kanjûrô Arashi and Kusuo Abe, scores 6.0 on IMDb.
Genres - History | Drama | WarWatch Trailer
When a boy who is in the navy college returns home for vacation he meets his young cousin who also wants to join in order to become a pilot. However, the younger man's mother is antagonistic knowing the folly of war. When the younger man recruits his cousin to speak to the mother the enlisted man is successful and the mother relents. The younger cousin is soon in the navy and training to become a pilot. He graduates too, but one night loses his friend yet has no time to reflect on the event as japan draws nearer to war with the West. The pilot and his fellow pilots are told to embark on a mission, but initially not told their purpose or destination. Only later it is revealed that the destination is Hawaii, USA. Pearl Habour looms.
This movie, created by Kajirô Yamamoto, Denjirô Ôkôchi and Yatarô Kurokawa, scores 6.6 on IMDb.
Genres - History | Drama | War
Towards the end of World War Two Lt. Sugawa is flying to Tokyo with top secret blueprints when his plane is shot out of the sky over the Pacific Seas. He is plucked from the ocean onto a freighter. The ship cargo? Twelve women kidnapped to be sold as slaves in Shanghai.
This movie, created by Yoshiki Onoda, Bunta Sugawara and Tetsurô Tanba, scores 6.2 on IMDb.
Genres - Action | Adventure | WarWatch Trailer