Top 10 awesome movies like The Miracles of the Namiya General Store that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching The Miracles of the Namiya General Store 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 Ryuichi Hiroki, Masato Hagiwara and Kento Hayashi . Here goes the list -

  1. Be Sure to Share
  2. To the Ends of the Earth
  3. Yellow Elephant
  4. Chronicle of My Mother
  5. Flying Colours
  6. Somebody's Xylophone
  7. Tokyo Sonata
  8. Like Someone in Love
  9. Aoi sora shiroi kumo
  10. The Last Recipe: Memory of Giraffe's Tongue
  1. Be Sure to Share

    Be Sure to Share

    Shiro is twenty-seven years old and is tormented by his father's terminal cancer diagnosis. He copes by communicating his care and love to his father. We see the father and son relationship as it took form and evolved, the difficulties, the temperaments and how the man acted as his son's coach and instructor. Shiro has information he is concealing though and must take a step in that regard as well.

    This movie, created by Sion Sono, Akira and Eiji Okuda, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  2. To the Ends of the Earth

    To the Ends of the Earth

    A young Japanese woman named Yoko who finds her cautious and insular nature tested when she travels to Uzbekistan to shoot the latest episode of her travel variety show.

    This movie, created by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Tokio Emoto and Ryo Kase, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  3. 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

  4. Chronicle of My Mother

    Chronicle of My Mother

    Based on an autobiographical novel by Inoue Yasushi, the film chronicles the passage of fifteen years within a family struggling with abandonment, resentment and decline with old age. As the world turns, a son who has issues with his mother has to deal with his own children and role as a father as well.

    This movie, created by Masato Harada, Kôji Yakusho and Erina Mano, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  5. Flying Colours

    Flying Colours

    Story about a problematic blonde girl, Sayaka who knows nothing about academic but wants to enter one of the prestige university in Japan in just one year?

    This movie, created by Nobuhiro Doi, Kasumi Arimura and Nanami Abe, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  6. Somebody's Xylophone

    Somebody's Xylophone

    Sayoko has moved away from the city centre and into the suburbs. She gets her hair done at a beauty salon. When she replies to a courtesy follow-up e-mail from the stylist things take an unexpected turn involving her visiting the home of the stylist, her husband and the barber's girlfriend.

    This movie, created by Yôichi Higashi, Masanobu Katsumura and Takako Tokiwa, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  7. Tokyo Sonata

    Tokyo Sonata

    An ordinary Japanese family slowly disintegrates after its patriarch loses his job at a prominent company.

    This movie, created by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Teruyuki Kagawa and Kyôko Koizumi, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Tubi Tv.

  8. Like Someone in Love

    Like Someone in Love

    In Tokyo, a young sex worker develops an unexpected connection with a widower over a period of two days.

    This movie, created by Abbas Kiarostami, Tadashi Okuno and Rin Takanashi, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Directv.

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  9. Aoi sora shiroi kumo

    Aoi sora shiroi kumo

    Rie's parents divorce on Valentine's day with her mother taking off to Los Angeles. Rie too is admitted to a university in the United States and flies to that country except the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami occur and pull her back to Tokyo. As the troubles mount she and a rescue dog meet.

    This movie, created by Shûsuke Kaneko, Hikari Mori and Mikio Ohsawa, scores 8.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  10. The Last Recipe: Memory of Giraffe's Tongue

    The Last Recipe: Memory of Giraffe's Tongue

    Sasaki-san is a superlative cook who is on auto-control and can make wondrous meals with nary a thought anymore. In a literal case of last wish on earth, he receives a special request to cook a specific dish. The catch is he needs to discover the recipe of famed chef Yamagata who was in occupied Manchuria in China in the 1930s.

    This movie, created by Yôjirô Takita, Kazunari Ninomiya and Hidetoshi Nishijima, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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