Top 10 awesome movies like The 8-Year Engagement that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching The 8-Year Engagement 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 Takahisa Zeze, Takeru Satoh and Tao Tsuchiya . Here goes the list -

  1. Christmas in August
  2. Let Me Eat Your Pancreas
  3. Strobe Edge
  4. What Is Love?
  5. Sugar & Spice
  6. In the City of Dawn
  7. Buddies
  8. Narratage
  9. Colors of Wind
  10. Coquille
  1. Christmas in August

    Christmas in August

    Remake of 1998 South Korean film, about a guy who suffers from a fatal disease falls in love with a girl. What will be the fate of this love, will it be a tragic ending?

    This movie, created by Shunichi Nagasaki, Hisashi Igawa and Naomi Nishida, scores 5.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  2. Let Me Eat Your Pancreas

    Let Me Eat Your Pancreas

    A dying girl meets a nonchalant boy who found out her secret. She decided to fulfill her bucket list with none-other-than the boy who couldn't care less about the world.

    This movie, created by Shô Tsukikawa, Minami Hamabe and Takumi Kitamura, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

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  3. Strobe Edge

    Strobe Edge

    Ninako confesses her love to Ren. But get rejected because he is already have a girlfriend. They promise to stay as a friend. Some other guy confess their love to her but she rejects them. Is it because she still wants to be with Ren?

    This movie, created by Ryuichi Hiroki, Kasumi Arimura and Sôta Fukushi, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  4. What Is Love?

    What Is Love?

    Twenty-eight-year-old office lady Teruko is head over heels with Mamoru. The sting of love is so strong that she has all but ignored her friends, home and work. Her family and friends are indifferent when she loses her job. Yet, Mamoru may not be reciprocating the feelings, but Teruko's passion is unfazed.

    This movie, created by Rikiya Imaizumi, Noriko Eguchi and Mai Fukagawa, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  5. Sugar & Spice

    Sugar & Spice

    After graduating from high school, Shiro is clueless how to proceed with his education. For the moment, he takes a small job at a local gas station, to much displease of his parents. His America-idolizing grandmother however gives Shiro all support, as she believes that "gas stations are a romantic place for wanderers". Grandmother is right about romance, when a girl called Noriko comes to work at the gas station too, after she broke up with her boyfriend. Shiro develops a huge crush on Noriko, and with this bitter-sweet first love, Shiro enters maturity.

    This movie, created by Isamu Nakae, Yûya Yagira and Erika Sawajiri, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  6. In the City of Dawn

    In the City of Dawn

    By chance, Watabe meets subordinate worker Nakanishi at batting center. A friendship occurs which leads to a heated love affair. Watabe then learns that Nakanishi is the prime suspect of a murder case that occurred 15 years - the murder of her father's ex-lover. The statue of limitations for that murder case is soon to expire.

    This movie, created by Setsurô Wakamatsu, Gorô Kishitani and Kyoko Fukada, scores 5.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

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  7. Buddies

    Buddies

    The film tells story of a close friendship undone by love.

    This movie, created by Yasuo Furuhata, Ken Takakura and Eiji Bandô, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  8. Narratage

    Narratage

    Izumi is a sophomore university student when she hears from her former high school teacher and mentor Takashi. They were both involved in the school drama club. She liked him. He liked her. Takashi asks Izumi to return to the school and assist with a performance. Will the feelings be rekindled?

    This movie, created by Isao Yukisada, Kasumi Arimura and Yûtarô Furutachi, scores 5.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  9. Colors of Wind

    Colors of Wind

    Before Ryo's girlfriend dies, she tells him that a woman who looks identical to her is in Hokkaido. To find out, Ryo travels to Hokkaido.

    This movie, created by Jae-young Kwak, Takemi Fujii and Yûki Furukawa, scores 5.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

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  10. Coquille

    Coquille

    The story of two middle-aged persons of opposite sex who are attending a reunion after many years of absence and unfamiliarity takes a turn when through flashbacks we see the love and crush that existed, but was never acted upon, back in those heady high school days. It is, however, better late than never.

    This movie, created by Shun Nakahara, Kaoru Kobayashi and Jun Fubuki, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

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