19 Best Japanese Schoolgirl Elevator ...

19 Best Japanese Schoolgirl Elevator ...

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1. Dear Friends (2007)

1h 55m Drama

High school student Rina has a bad attitude and thinks that friends are something that you use when you need them. She doesn't have any real relationships and is not even on good terms with her parents. Rina is the clubbing queen and could get any guy she wants with her stunning looks. One day, Rina suddenly collapses and her world falls apart. She finds out that she has cancer. The only one who starts to support her is her classmate Maki. Maki tells that they were friends in primary school even though Rina doesn't remember. Maki wants to get close to Rina and help her like Rina had helped Maki when she had hard times.

2. A Story of Yonosuke (2013)

2h 40m Drama Romance Comedy

The year is 1987 and Japan is just reaching the peak of its economic success. Eighteen-year old Yonosuke Yokomichi arrives in Tokyo from Nagasaki. Ordinary in every way possible, he lives in a suburb far from the excitement of the big city and commutes to a university in the center of Tokyo.

3. The Tale of Iya (2013)

2h 49m Drama

It was summer when a stranger from Tokyo arrived at “Iya”, where the riches of nature still abound. This young man, named Kudo, was willing to live his new, self-sufficient life. He was exhausted by city life, and believed this beautiful land would give him some rest. On the contrary, the reality was not as easy as he thought. There was a confliction between a local construction company and a group of nature conservationists. Farmers are trying to save their harvests from harmful animals such as deer and monkeys. People are fighting for their own purposes: to get their job, to save the environment, or to survive.

4. Perfect World (2018)

1h 27m Documentary

Dan Wetzel and Kevin Armstrong undertake an exhaustive journey into the mind and motives behind the murderous fall, and tragic suicide, of Aaron Hernandez, providing an unprecedented look into the most infamous athlete since O.J. Simpson.

5. Tokyo Shutter Girl (2013)

1h 33m Drama

The movie Tokyo Shutter Girl, based on the comic series by Kenichi Kiriki, consists of three separate works by three separate directors, each set in Tokyo. It is about three Japanese schoolgirls in a photo club.

6. Schoolgirl Complex (2013)

1h 36m Drama

At an all female high school, a senior of the radio club becomes fascinated with the club's newest member. As graduation nears and the summer heat rises, so does the sexual tension between the girls.

7. Perfect Revolution (2017)

1h 57m Comedy Romance

Kuma is an author, a sex obsessive and a wheelchair user. Beautiful and volatile Ryoko is unlike anybody he’s ever met before. She barrages into one of his lectures, demanding to know why he only talks of sex, not love, before declaring her own affection. It’s the first of many inappropriate acts by Ryoko and the start of a relationship that is by turns sweet, strange and toxic. Ryoko hopes that she and Kuma’s love can change the world. What she fails to realise is that sometimes it’s the small gestures, not the grand ones, that feel most revolutionary.

8. Helter Skelter (2012)

9. The Land of Rain Trees (2015)

10. blank 13 (2017)

11. About the Pink Sky (2011)

12. The Traveling Cat Chronicles (2018)

13. Harmonium (2016)

14. Chronicle of My Mother (2011)

1h 59m Drama

Best-selling novelist Kosaku Igami has made a career out of using his family as fodder for his novels, much to their dismay. When his mother, the spirited family matriarch, is diagnosed with dementia, Igami must come to terms with the toll his own behavior has taken on his increasingly distant family and resolve his own long-simmering resentments. Evocative of classic Ozu, this gorgeously wrought epic family portrait explores the tenderness and trappings of familial bonds.

15. Make a Bow and Kiss (2017)

1h 39m Romance

Mikami Yota is smitten with the archery of his older schoolmate Kishimoto, a high school senior who heads the archery club. Mikami clumsily conveys his ardent feelings to An, and she tries to respond to his affections. Their feelings are mutual but somehow things don't go smoothly between them, and then other guys appear on the scene to complicate things.

16. Girls Step (2015)

17. The Ravine of Goodbye (2013)

18. Hibiki (2018)

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