Top 10 awesome movies like The Tale of Iya that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching The Tale of Iya 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 Tetsuichirô Tsuta, Rina Takeda and Shima Ohnishi . Here goes the list -

  1. Starting Over
  2. Jesus
  3. Coming Out
  4. Au Revoir L'Ete
  5. One Million Yen and the Nigamushi Woman
  6. Setoutsumi
  7. Leaving on the 15th Spring
  8. A Midsummer's Fantasia
  9. Yokudô
  10. Don't Cry, Mr. Ogre
  1. Starting Over

    Starting Over

    Nana is 19 and lives in a corner of Tokyo. Her birth mother and Marin, a girl the same age who she loves, were the only people she could trust. Nana confronts them in her yearning for love, but the world does not give it to her. With her whole life ahead of her, Nana struggles, suffers, and begins a search for the true meaning of love.

    This movie, created by Takashi Nishihara, Mika Akizuki and Nina Endô, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  2. Jesus

    Jesus

    When Yura's family moves from Tokyo to the countryside, he enters a Christian school, a religion he knows nothing about. Yura struggles to understand the school structure and student behavior when a miniature Jesus enters his life.

    This movie, created by Hiroshi Okuyama, Yura Satô and Riki Ôkuma, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  3. Coming Out

    Coming Out

    Yo is a gay university student. He keeps his sexuality a secret. Yo has feelings for Noboru who hangs out within his group. The only place Yo can be himself is at the bar "Bb."

    This movie, created by Kazutoshi Inudô, Kosuke Akiyama and Bizen, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. Au Revoir L'Ete

    Au Revoir L'Ete

    After failing her university entrance exam, Sakuko is invited by her aunt Mikie to spend summer vacation in a beautiful seaside town. Sakuko gets to know the people of the town, including Takashi, a shy relative of her childhood friend.

    This movie, created by Kôji Fukada, Fumi Nikaidô and Mayu Tsuruta, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  5. One Million Yen and the Nigamushi Woman

    One Million Yen and the Nigamushi Woman

    A 21-year-old girl is released from prison, only to deal with the neighborhood gossip about her and family conflicts. She decides to save one million yen, move to where no one knows her and keep repeating the process.

    This movie, created by Yuki Tanada, Yû Aoi and Mirai Moriyama, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  6. Setoutsumi

    Setoutsumi

    In a series of segments two different and contrasting high school students share experiences in their young lives as they idle away the extra time on their hands. One is serious and the other is brash and their encounters with each other's perspectives and others in town forms a moment in time that may be all too fleeting.

    This movie, created by Tatsushi Ohmori, Sôsuke Ikematsu and Motomi Makiguchi, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  7. Leaving on the 15th Spring

    Leaving on the 15th Spring

    A minor island of Okinawa in Southern Japan has limited technology and no high school. When teenagers reach the age of 15, they have to decide to stay on the island or leave for higher education.

    This movie, created by Yasuhiro Yoshida, Kaoru Kobayashi and Saori, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  8. A Midsummer's Fantasia

    A Midsummer's Fantasia

    A Korean director visits a small village in Japan to find inspiration for his film.

    This movie, created by Kun-jae Jang, Sae-byeok Kim and Hyeong-gook Im, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  9. Yokudô

    Yokudô

    This movie, created by Kiki Sugino, Yôko Mitsuya and Takumi Saitoh, scores 5.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  10. Don't Cry, Mr. Ogre

    Don't Cry, Mr. Ogre

    What was once a superlative varsity baseball coach is now a jaded middle-aged man. He and a former student meet and the older man discovers that his now married pupil is afflicted with terminal cancer. Full of regrets of how he once treated the student the man ponders how to make it up to the man whom he once coached.

    This movie, created by Atsushi Kaneshige, Yumi Asô and Kazuki Horike, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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