Best Japanese Drama Movies of 2021

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Best Japanese Drama Movies of 2021
Best Japanese Drama Movies of 2021
TOP Movies: Nobody (2021), Rurouni Kenshin: The Beginning (2021), Rurouni Kenshin: The Final (2021), Tokyo Revengers (2021), Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway (2021), Ride or Die (2021), Sailor Moon Eternal (2021), Homunculus (2021), Annette (2021).

List of Best Movies

 7.4
 166K
Nobody (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hutch Mansell, a suburban dad, overlooked husband, nothing neighbor — a "nobody." When two thieves break into his home one night, Hutch's unknown long-simmering rage is ignited and propels him on a brutal path that will uncover dark ...
Style: suspense, brutal, suspenseful, twists and turns, cult film ...
Plot: vengeance, home invasion, martial arts, gangsters, family relations, crimes, midlife crisis, russian mafia, thief, assassin, one against many, retribution ...
Time: 2020s
Place: pentagon, usa
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Rurouni Kenshin: The Beginning (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Kenshin Himura goes up against mysterious weapons dealer Enishi. He controls the underworld of China. The secret of Kenshin Himura’s "Jujishou" is also revealed.
Style: tense, captivating
Plot: samurai, secret, crime boss, fight for supremacy, gang, organized crime, criminal gang, showdown, smuggling, outlaw gang, fight, warrior ...
Place: china
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Rurouni Kenshin: The Final (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 1879, Kenshin and his allies face their strongest enemy yet: his former brother-in-law Enishi Yukishiro and his minions, who've vowed their revenge.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting
Plot: swordsman, master warrior, destruction, combat, fight, confronting the past, changing lives, warrior, haunted by the past, lifestyle change, showdown, escapades ...
Place: japan
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Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 154 min.
Story: The fourth and final film in the Rebuild of Evangelion series.
Style: mecha, disturbing, captivating, futuristic, entertaining
Plot: battles, technology, space battle, outer space, adventure, dream world, fantasy world, hi-tech, showdown, spacecraft, fight, space station ...
Place: paris france, south pole, france
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Tokyo Revengers (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An unemployed man learns that his ex-girlfriend was murdered. He suddenly finds himself travelling through time to his middle school years and has chance to change the future and save the girl. He aims to rise to the top of the most brutal ...
Style: tense, disturbing, captivating, suspense
Plot: gang leader, school, gangsters, gang, revenge, changing the past or future, sent to the past, changing lives, time paradox, back in time, time travel, time traveler ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo
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Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After Char's rebellion, Hathaway Noa leads an insurgency against Earth Federation, but meeting an enemy officer and a mysterious woman alters his fate.
Style: mecha, exciting, captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: military, space battle, space colony, earth, fight, terrorist, outer space, planet, robot, showdown, uninhibited rivalry, terrorism ...
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 5.5
 1K
Ride or Die (2021)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Rei helps the woman she's been in love with for years escape her abusive husband. While on the run, their feelings for each other catch fire.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, romantic
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian love, lesbianism, lesbian sex, lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, murder, girlfriend, domestic violence, class differences, infidelity ...
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Sailor Moon Eternal (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 160 min.
Story: The two-part film project will take the place of a fourth season for Sailor Moon Crystal. The films will cover the "Dead Moon" arc of Takeuchi's original manga.
Style: tense, entertaining, captivating, feel good, humorous
Plot: heroes, magical girl, friendship, magic, girl, female protagonist, superhero, superheroine, friends, supernatural power, superhuman powers, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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 5.6
 2K
Homunculus (2021)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A homeless man meets a medical school student who pays him to volunteer for a surgical procedure known as trepanation, drilling a hole in his skull, which ends up giving him the ability to communicate with the dark side of people’s subconscious ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, unusual plot structure, contemplative ...
Plot: medicine, supernatural, homeless man, youth, society, male protagonist, escapades, rivalry, violence, cyberpunk, yakuza, eye surgery
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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 6.4
 10K
Annette (2021)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Germany, USA, Japan, Mexico, Switzerland
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The story of Henry, a stand-up comedian with a fierce sense of humor and Ann, a singer of international renown. In the spotlight, they are the perfect couple, healthy, happy, and glamourous. The birth of their first child, Annette, a mysterious girl ...
Plot: oral sex, sex scene, pregnant woman, ghost, male nudity, helmet, death, swimming pool, stand up comedian, alcohol abuse, death of wife, yacht ...
Place: los angeles, las vegas
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Princess Principal: Crown Handler (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 54 min.
Story: The first chapter of six-part film sequels for Princess Principal series.
Plot: spy, female protagonist, steampunk, princess, teenager, duke, cyberpunk, girl
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: london
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Onoda: 10,000 Nights in the Jungle (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: France, Japan, Germany, Belgium, Italy, Cambodia
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Japan, 1944. Trained for intelligence work, Hiroo Onoda, 22 years old, discovers a philosophy contrary to the official line: no suicide, stay alive whatever happens, the mission is more important than anything else. Sent to Lubang, a small island in ...
Plot: full moon, blood, rainstorm, world war two, fight, fire, japanese soldier, digging a grave, audio cassette, listening to a radio, illness, boat ...
Time: year 1973, year 1976, year 1950, year 1969, year 1944
Place: the philippines
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Sword Art Online: Progressive Aria of a Starless Night (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: One month after Kayaba Akihiko's game of death began, the death toll continues to rise, two thousand players having already lost their lives to the ultra-difficult VRMMO world of Sword Art Online. On the day of the strategy meeting to plan out ...
Style: entertaining, captivating
Plot: virtual world, video game, combat, fantasy world, virtual reality, adventure, technology, dream world, sword fight, virtuality, battles, fight ...
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