Japanese comedy films

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  1. Take This Waltz

    Take This Waltz (2012)


    Take This Waltz is a 2011 drama film. The film centers on Margot, a 28-year-old freelance writer who lives in a charming house on a leafy street in Toronto's Little Portugal neighbourhood, as she struggles with and examines her feelings for Lou, her husband of five years, while exploring a new relationship with Daniel, an artist and rickshaw driver who lives across the street.

  2. The Big Tits Dragon

    The Big Tits Dragon (2010)


    Big Tits Zombie (巨乳ドラゴン 温泉ゾンビVSストリッパー5 Kyonyū doragon: Onsen zonbi vs sutorippaa 5, lit. "Big Tits Dragon: Hot Spring Zombie Vs. Stripper 5") is a 2010 Japanese fantasy-horror film. It was adapted from the manga Kyonyū Dragon by Rei Mikamoto, and stars several known faces from Japan's adult movie industry, most notably Sora Aoi. It is directed by Japanese satirist Takao Nakano and much of the action is shot in 3D. The film is said to be an ironic take on Japanese pop culture.

  3. Monkey Trouble

    Monkey Trouble (1994)


    Monkey Trouble is a 1994 comedy film directed by Franco Amurri and starring Thora Birch.

  4. Boys Over Flowers: Final

    Boys Over Flowers: Final (2008)


    Hana Yori Dango Final is a 2008 Japanese film, directed by Yasuharu Ishii, and starring Mao Inoue and Jun Matsumoto. The film is the last chapter of the Hana Yori Dango trilogy in Japan, based on Japanese shōjo manga series, Hana Yori Dango (花より男子), written by Yoko Kamio.

  5. Shaolin Girl

    Shaolin Girl (2008)


    Shaolin Girl (少林少女 shōrin shōjo) is a 2008 Japanese film inspired by the 2001 Hong Kong film Shaolin Soccer. Unlike the original film, the movie focuses on women's lacrosse. It starred Japanese actress Kou Shibasaki and Hong Kong actors Lam Chi Chung and Tin Kai Man return from the original film. The film was released in Japan on April 26, 2008. Stephen Chow, director and star in Shaolin Soccer, was the producer, but is not credited as writer or director.

  6. Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland

    Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989)


    Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland, known in Japan as simply Nemo, is a 1989 Japanese/American animated adventure fantasy film directed by Masami Hata and William T. Hurtz. Based on the comic strip Little Nemo in Slumberland by Winsor McCay, the film went through a lengthy development process with a number of screenwriters. Ultimately, the screenplay was credited to Chris Columbus and Richard Outten; the storyline and art style differed from the original version. The original soundtrack was penned by the Academy Award-winning Sherman Brothers. It was a box office bomb.

  7. Tampopo

    Tampopo (1985)


    Tampopo (タンポポ Tanpopo, literally "dandelion seed") is a 1985 Japanese comedy film by director Juzo Itami, starring Tsutomu Yamazaki, Nobuko Miyamoto, Kōji Yakusho, and Ken Watanabe. The publicity for the film calls it the first "ramen western", a play on the term Spaghetti Western (films about the American Old West made by Italian production studios).

  8. Waterboys

    Waterboys (2001)


    Waterboys (ウォーターボーイズ Wōtā Bōizu) is a 2001 Japanese comedy film written and directed by Shinobu Yaguchi, about five boys who start a synchronized swimming team at their high school. The film stars Satoshi Tsumabuki (Suzuki, the leader of the team), Hiroshi Tamaki (Sato), Akifumi Miura (Ohta), Koen Kondo (Kanazawa), Takatoshi Kaneko (Saotome) and Naoto Takenaka (the dolphin trainer).

  9. Shall We Dance? (1996 film)

    Shall We Dance? (1996 film) (1996)


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  10. Sumo Do, Sumo Don't

    Sumo Do, Sumo Don't (1992)


    Sumo Do, Sumo Don't (シコふんじゃった。 Shiko funjatta) is a 1992 Japanese film directed by Masayuki Suo. It was chosen as Best Film at the Japan Academy Prize ceremony.

  11. Red Shadow: Akakage

    Red Shadow: Akakage (2001)


    Red Shadow (RED SHADOW 赤影 Reddo Shadō Akakage) is a 2001 Japanese action comedy-drama film directed by Hiroyuki Nakano. It is a feature film remake of the 1967 TV series Masked Ninja Red Shadow (仮面の忍者赤影 Kamen no Ninja Akakage), created by Mitsuteru Yokoyama. The film stars Masanobu Ando in the title role and features a guest star appearance of Tomoyasu Hotei returning from the 1998 spin-off and virtual prequel Samurai Fiction.

  12. Puss in Boots

    Puss in Boots (1976)


    The Wonderful World of Puss 'n Boots (長靴をはいた猫 Nagagutsu o Haita Neko, literally "Cat Who Wore Cavalier Boots") is a 1969 American-Japanese traditional animation action-comedy musical feature film, the 15th cinema feature produced by Tōei Animation (then Tōei Dōga) and the second to be directed by Kimio Yabuki. The screenplay and lyrics, written by Hisashi Inōe and Morihisa Yamamoto, is based on the European literary fairy tale of the same name by Charles Perrault, expanded with elements of Alexandre Dumas-esque swashbuckling adventure and funny animal slapstick, with many other anthropomorphic animals (kemono in Japanese) in addition to the title character. The Tōei version of the character himself is named Pero, after Perrault.

  13. A Taxing Woman

    A Taxing Woman (1987)


    A Taxing Woman (マルサの女 Marusa no onna) is a 1987 Japanese comedy film written and directed by Juzo Itami. It won numerous awards, including six major Japanese Academy awards.

  14. The Mamiya Brothers

    The Mamiya Brothers (2006)


    The Mamiya Brothers (間宮兄弟 Mamiya kyōdai) is a 2006 Japanese comedy film written and directed by Yoshimitsu Morita, based on a novel by Kaori Ekuni. The film's theme, Hey, brother, was performed by Rip Slyme.

  15. Koneko monogatari

    Koneko monogatari (1986)


    The Adventures of Milo and Otis (子猫物語 Koneko Monogatari, lit. "A Kitten's Story"; alternate English title, The Adventures of Chatran) is a 1986 Japanese adventure comedy-drama film about two animals, Milo (an orange tabby cat) and Otis (a pug). The original Japanese version, narrated by Shigeru Tsuyuki and with poetry recitation by Kyōko Koizumi, was released on June 27, 1986. Columbia Pictures removed 15 minutes from the original film and released a shorter English-language version, narrated by Dudley Moore, on August 25, 1989.

  16. Maiko haaaan!!!

    Maiko haaaan!!! (2007)


    Maiko Haaaan!!! (舞妓Haaaan!!!) is a Japanese comedy film released in 2007.

  17. The Funeral

    The Funeral (1984)


    The Funeral (お葬式 Osōshiki) is a 1984 Japanese comedy film by director Juzo Itami.

  18. Bubble Fiction: Boom or Bust

    Bubble Fiction: Boom or Bust (2007)


    Bubble Fiction: Boom or Bust (バブルへGO!!~タイムマシンはドラム式~ Baburu e go!! Taimu mashin wa doramu-shiki) is a 2007 Japanese science fiction comedy film directed by Yasuo Baba available with English sub-titles. The plot centers on traveling in time from 2007 to 1990 and in the process compares some everyday things between 1990 and 2007 (e.g. cell phones) in a humorous way.

  19. Alien vs. Ninja

    Alien vs. Ninja (2010)


    Alien vs. Ninja (エイリアンVSニンジャ), also known as AvN, is a 2010 Japanese martial arts science-fiction comedy film written and directed by Seiji Chiba.

  20. Dr. Akagi

    Dr. Akagi (1998)


    Dr. Akagi, known in Japan as Kanzō-sensei (カンゾー先生, literally "Dr. Liver"), is a 1998 Japanese film by director Shohei Imamura.

  21. Non-Stop

    Non-Stop (1996)


    Dangan Runner (弾丸ランナー) is a 1996 Japanese comedy film directed by Sabu.

  22. Suite Dreams

    Suite Dreams (2006)


    The Uchōten Hotel (THE 有頂天ホテル THE Uchōten Hoteru) (also known as Suite Dreams and Wow-Choten Hotel) is a 2006 comedy film written and directed by Japanese director Kōki Mitani. The film is set in a five star Tokyo hotel on New Year's Eve, and follows the misadventures of various hotel staff and guests in the run-up to midnight.

  23. S&M Hunter

    S&M Hunter (1986)


    S&M Hunter (地獄のローパー、緊縛・SM・18才(SMクレーン、宙吊り) Kinbaku · SM · 18-sai, lit. SM kurên chûzuri) is a 1986 comedy pink film directed by Shuji Kataoka and starring Shiro Shimomoto, Hiromi Saotome and Yutaka Ikejima.

  24. Kamome Diner

    Kamome Diner (2006)


    Kamome Shokudō (かもめ食堂 Kamome shokudō) is a 2006 comedy film written and directed by Japanese director Naoko Ogigami, It's based on a novel by Yōko Mure. The film is set in the Finnish capital Helsinki, and follows a Japanese woman who sets up a diner serving Japanese food in the city, and the friends she makes in the process.

  25. Big Man Japan

    Big Man Japan (2007)


    Big Man Japan (大日本人 Dai Nipponjin) is a 2007 Japanese film written and directed by and starring Hitoshi Matsumoto. It was well received by critics in the U.S., after many months of showings at various festivals and film events.

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