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by Kenji
Click on Read More and the links. One of the glories of Mubi is the number of superb lists. Japan has been very well served. and by people who know the subject better than i do. So, i thought this collection deserves its own list. Sadly, some users whose lists were here have left Mubi, so I am having to update and delete accordingly. Among my own lists, there’s Kenji’s Japanese Canon (an introductory overview), Japanese Directors , Mizoguchi Revered, Directors round Mizoguchi (for anyone interested in my favourite director), Essential Japanese Anime , Yoshida, Essential Samurai Films, 5 Heroines of Japan’s Golden Age, How Hara Setsuko… Read more

Click on Read More and the links.

One of the glories of Mubi is the number of superb lists. Japan has been very well served. and by people who know the subject better than i do. So, i thought this collection deserves its own list. Sadly, some users whose lists were here have left Mubi, so I am having to update and delete accordingly.

Among my own lists, there’s
Kenji’s Japanese Canon (an introductory overview),
Japanese Directors ,
Mizoguchi Revered,
Directors round Mizoguchi (for anyone interested in my favourite director),
Essential Japanese Anime ,
Yoshida,
Essential Samurai Films,
5 Heroines of Japan’s Golden Age,
How Hara Setsuko Stole Our Hearts,
Films about Japanese Cinema,
Japan by Visitors

Venimos Los Jodimos Y Nos Fuimos: (in Spanish) Entre Geishas, Samurais, Monstruos y Yakuzas

Saitosouta: Contemporary Japanese Cinema

Frank W: Japanese Documentaries
Japanese Cinema of the 1920s
Japanese Cinema of the 1930s
Japanese Cinema of the 1980s
Japanese Cinema of the 1990s
Japanese Cinema of the 2000’s
Japanese Cinema of the 2010s .

Apursansar: Apursansar’s Japanese Film Canon
Early Japanese Cinema
Japanese Female Directors
Apursansar’s Top 50 Japanese Films of the 21st Century

Michael H: Under One Anime Nation

Blue Kim: Blue K- no eiga no dojo- Blue K’s Japanese Canon
Evil Sushi

Cedric: Japan, Cinema and Myself

Kuxa Kanema (aka The Africa Film Project): Underrated Suzuki Seijun

Uzaigaijin: Japanese Movies all time best 200- Kinejun readers

J.D.B: Midnight Eye- Best of the Decade

barnabe.volatier: Art Theatre Guild

D.T: Domestic Buddha: The Ozu

Cecil/William Burchett: Shunya Itō

Mike Booth: Nikkatsu Action Cinema

Mark Ayala: Post-War Japan

Dohlallytap’s Affection of Raising Sun

Scorpiorising: Kokoro

Lotte: My Japanese Favourites

Vikram Kamat: One Director, Two Films

Aude Boyer: Japanese Movies All-time Best 200

Gamall: Japanese Film Noir

Tristan P Teshigahara: Toru Takemitsu: The Man who Loved Films

Zachary Curl: Tokyo In/On Film

Erdiawan Putra: Kaidan-Eiga

Saitowitz: Japanese Modernism

Mubiey: My Japanese Cinema Canon

Joey Noodles: Noodles’ 50 Favourite Japanese Films

Jez Thursfield: Yasuzo Masumura: The Neglected Director

Ramin S. Khanjan​i: Japanese Cyberpunk
Japanese Amazons

Zachary George Najarian-Najafi: Shohei Imamura

Zachary Phillip Brailsford: Excursions to Japan

Dust in Love: Nippon Nikki

Josh Tierney: Toshiro Mifune’s Memorable Hats

Leon Augusto: Yakuza

Zerkalo: The Japanese Movie

Catalin, Hipercristalin: Japanese Masterpieces

Charles: Japanese Films I’ve Seen

Verimage: Trips to Japan

Anthony De Luca: A Japanese Film Odyssey
A Japanese film Odyssey: 80s

TheDoppelganger: Women of Pinky Violence & Other Japanese Exploitation Films
Japanese Horror

Chris Casey: A Somewhat Limited List of Japanese Crime Films I Love

Zeppo: Explore Japanese Cinema

Drolin: Favorite Japanese Cinema

Purisuka: My Favorite Japanese Comedy Films

Pipi: Japanese Essential Movies

Chaarusu: Japan

Daniel Roque: Studio Ghibli

Chanandre: Japanimation: Japanese Anime"

SuperMoominpapa: Top 10 Films Featuring Japanese Women on Bicycles

Raktim: An Evolving List of Good Japanese Films

get out of my field: Meditative Japanese Movies
….

Too many to keep track and mention everyone, sorry, but recommendations welcome.

Below are some favourite films, one per director (alphabetically).

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