Top 10 awesome movies like The Invitation from Cinema Orion that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching The Invitation from Cinema Orion 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 Kenki Saegusa, Rie Miyazawa and Ryo Kase . Here goes the list -

  1. Nanimono
  2. The Angel's Egg
  3. The Light Shines Only There
  4. Cobalt Blue
  5. Close-Knit
  6. The Samurai That Night
  7. Children
  8. Girls for Keeps
  9. Walking My Life
  10. Hole in the Sky
  1. Nanimono

    Nanimono

    Looking for jobs, five young friends regularly meet at one's apartment. Judging and gauging one another by their ability to land job pits the friends as also competitors. When one of the friends finds work the remaining four feel abandoned and the relationships are not the same anymore.

    This movie, created by Daisuke Miura, Kasumi Arimura and Fumi Nikaidô, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  2. The Angel's Egg

    The Angel's Egg

    Natsuki is a school teacher who meets her ex-boy friend from high school. The man had wanted to become an illustrator and even passed the art school examination, but having lost the passion declined the chance to attend. She knew why he lost his passion four years ago. He had also met a woman on the train at the time who happened to be Natsuki's older sister.

    This movie, created by Shin Togashi, Hayato Ichihara and Manami Konishi, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. The Light Shines Only There

    The Light Shines Only There

    Two troubled souls living on the fringes of a port town fall in love, but their trials are far from over.

    This movie, created by Mipo Oh, Gô Ayano and Chizuru Ikewaki, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. Cobalt Blue

    Cobalt Blue

    A drama centered on a young woman who heads to her father's home in Okinawa to try and cope with her boyfriend's death.

    This movie, created by Yosuke Nakagawa, Masami Nagasawa and Seiji Fukushi, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  5. Close-Knit

    Close-Knit

    One spring Hiromi, who is the mother of an 11-year-old girl Tomo, left home for the umpteenth time. Tomo is accustomed to such a mother and as always went to Makio's place. He is a brother of Hiromi and has lived with Rinko, a pretty girlfriend. Actually, Rinko is a transwoman. She works as a caregiver in a nursing home where Makio's mother Sayuri who suffers from dementia is living. Rinko makes a delicious meal and sometimes cuddles Tomo. She is a little confused, but Tomo, Rinko and Makio start to live a life together. One day Rinko teaches Tomo to knit to control her temper. Rinko was also taught by her mother at the age of puberty when she struggled with her sexuality. A daughter neglected by her mother. A gentle uncle and his transgender lover. An angsty boy who recognizes a sense of himself as a gay - A warm "knitting" reorganizes unconventional family.

    This movie, created by Naoko Ogigami, Mugi Kadowaki and Tôma Ikuta, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  6. The Samurai That Night

    The Samurai That Night

    A widower sends daily reminders to the petty criminal who killed his wife in a traffic accident that on the anniversary of her death, he will kill him.

    This movie, created by Masaaki Akahori, Masato Sakai and Takayuki Yamada, scores 6.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. Children

    Children

    The movie progresses when after 5 years of the kidnappings a disgraced Documentary producer Kang Ji-Seung who after getting a transfer to countryside of Mount Wa-Ryung teams up with kidnapping obsessive psychology professor Hwang who teaches at a local national university to solve the mystery of kidnappings after watching an old case interview in his regional media office in cold files of the case. Kang sees this opportunity as his ticket back to national fame and success. And then they start exploring the facts and clues in order to reach on some concrete conclusions which brings some disastrous consequences and the mystery deepens as the time progresses.

    This movie, created by Takashi Minamoto, Kenji Sakaguchi and Nao Ohmori, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  8. Girls for Keeps

    Girls for Keeps

    Working nine to five to make ends meet, put food on the table, meet attractive men and look chic is the goal of four gossiping women who have lives, jobs, families, sex in the city, gossip and desperation. The film takes us through their lives as we watch and see what happens of lovers, admirers, mothers, employees and fashionable citizens.

    This movie, created by Yoshihiro Fukagawa, Karina and Kumiko Asô, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  9. Walking My Life

    Walking My Life

    A 48-year-old company chief, Yukihiro Fujiyama (Koji Yakusho) goes to a hospital. There he discovered that he has got terminal lung cancer and will die within half a year. He declines any treatment and decides to go to see some people he has not met for years, to write farewell letters to his family, relatives and friends...

    This movie, created by Satoshi Isaka, Kôji Yakusho and Miki Imai, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Google Play Movies and Youtube.

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  10. Hole in the Sky

    Hole in the Sky

    The film tells the story of a Drive-In worker and a young tramp who has been left alone by her boyfriend somewhere in Hokkaido. Things seem to work out at the beginning but as time goes by the newly formed relationship between the tramp and the Drive-In worker starts to show the workers harmful will of possession, which finally leads to the somehow sad but also optimistically interpretable ending.

    This movie, created by Kazuyoshi Kumakiri, Susumu Terajima and Rinko Kikuchi, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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