20+ Best Japanese movies on Netflix (November 2021)

Nov 30, 2021 | FlixCatalog Staff

There is no limit to the number of movies and TV shows you can find online on OTT platforms. Deciding on what to watch can be a painful experience sometimes. Looking for the best movie to watch on Netflix? We are here to help. Here is a list of the Top 104 movie to watch on netflix this November.

Fun Fact: The average IMDB rating of all the movies in this list is 6.56 .

Looking for some of the best Japanese movie you can watch online in US? Fret not, we are here to help you. Here is a list of all the Japanese movie you can watch on some of your favourite OTT platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Hotstar. Amazon Prime Video has the most content in this language amongst all streaming platforms.

Action,Adventure,Sci-Fi
Inception (2010)

A thief who steals corporate secrets through the use of dream-sharing technology is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a C.E.O.

8.8/10148 min

Available in 12 platform(s).

If there was anyone you could call a true queen of J-pop, it's most definitely Utada Hikaru. She's one of the best selling artists in Japan of all time, with her debut album hitting almost ...

8.3/10141 min

Available in 2 platform(s).

A young man is ostracized by his classmates after he bullies a deaf girl to the point where she moves away. Years later, he sets off on a path for redemption.

8.2/10130 min

Available in 7 platform(s).

Adventure,Comedy,Drama
Queen (2013)

A Delhi girl from a traditional family sets out on a solo honeymoon after her marriage gets cancelled.

8.2/10146 min

Available in 6 platform(s).

Three friends decide to turn their fantasy vacation into reality after one of their friends gets engaged.

8.2/10155 min

Available in 4 platform(s).

Biography,Drama,Family
Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)

A college professor bonds with an abandoned dog he takes into his home.

8.1/1093 min

Available in 10 platform(s).

Concurrent theatrical ending of the TV series Shin Seiki Evangelion (1995).

8.1/1087 min

Available in 7 platform(s).

Action,Biography,Drama
Ip Man (2008)

During the Japanese invasion of 1937, when a wealthy martial artist is forced to leave his home and work to support his family, he reluctantly agrees to train others in the art of Wing Chun for self-defense.

8/10106 min

Available in 17 platform(s).

A year has passed since Guts parted ways with Griffith. The Band of the Hawks is plotting a rescue mission to save Griffith who is confined to prison.

7.9/10110 min

Available in 7 platform(s).

Set in Hiroshima during World War II, an eighteen-year-old girl gets married and now has to prepare food for her family despite the rationing and lack of supplies. As she struggles with the...

7.8/10129 min

Available in 8 platform(s).

Action,Documentary
Free to Play (2014)

Follow three professional video game players as they overcome personal adversity, family pressures, and the realities of life to compete in a $1,000,000 tournament that could change their lives forever.

7.8/1075 min

Available in 2 platform(s).

For three years, Guts believed his mission was to pursue Griffith's dream together with him. But in order to become Griffith's equal and truly be called his friend, Guts realizes he will ...

7.8/1095 min

Available in 7 platform(s).

A year in the life of a middle-class family's maid in Mexico City in the early 1970s.

7.7/10135 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Comedy,Drama,Romance
I See You (2017)

A blind woman falls in love with a man who uses kindness and humor to make a connection with her.

7.7/1084 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Adventure,Animation,Comedy
K-On! The Movie (2011)

In this continuation of the K-On anime, the girls from the band "After School Tea Time" go on a trip to London.

7.7/10110 min

Available in 4 platform(s).

Animation,Drama,Fantasy
Paprika (2006)

When a machine that allows therapists to enter their patients' dreams is stolen, all Hell breaks loose. Only a young female therapist, Paprika, can stop it.

7.7/1090 min

Available in 2 platform(s).

The legendary sword, So'unga, which belonged to the Great Dog Demon, has been unleashed. It seeks to cover the Earth in an eternal Hell and end all life on it. Inuyasha must join forces ...

7.7/1099 min

Available in 8 platform(s).

He trusts no one, only his sword.

7.6/1076 min

Available in 7 platform(s).

Action,Biography,Drama
Fearless (2006)

A biography of Chinese Martial Arts Master Huo Yuanjia, who is the founder and spiritual guru of the Jin Wu Sports Federation.

7.6/10104 min

Available in 10 platform(s).

A dashing thief, his gang of desperadoes and an intrepid policeman struggle to free a princess from an evil count's clutches, and learn the hidden secret to a fabulous treasure that she holds part of a key to.

7.6/10100 min

Available in 8 platform(s).

Kenshin Himura goes up against a mysterious weapons dealer named Enishi Yukishiro. He controls the underworld of China. The secret of Kenshin Himura's "Jujishou" is also revealed.

7.5/10137 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Violet Evergarden, a former soldier returned from war, comes to teach at a women's academy and changes a young girl's life.

7.5/1090 min

Available in 5 platform(s).

In order to conceal past corruption by the government, the Kyuryu gang proceeds on a plan to destroy a street and build a casino. To stop the Kyuryu gang, members of the SWORD begin to move.

7.5/10118 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Adventure,Animation,Comedy
No Game No Life: Zero (2017)

Adaption of the sixth Light Novel of series, it follows the story of two new characters - Riku and Shuvi - during the events of the Ancient War, prior to the 10 pledges.

7.5/10110 min

Available in 6 platform(s).

Animation,Drama,Romance
The Garden of Words (2013)

A 15-year-old boy and 27-year-old woman find an unlikely friendship one rainy day in the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.

7.5/1046 min

Available in 5 platform(s).

Inuyasha and company have finally destroyed Naraku. And each start to go in their separate ways. Sango going to find her younger brother Kohaku; Miroku back to his old home; Inuyasha, ...

7.5/1099 min

Available in 8 platform(s).

Action,Animation,Comedy
Girls und Panzer der Film (2015)

Ooari girls academy faces closer once again and the Tankery club girls must participate in another match to save their school from permanent closure!

7.4/10119 min

Available in 3 platform(s).

Action,Adventure,Animation
Bleach the Movie: Hell Verse (2010)

When Ichigo's sister Yuzu is kidnapped by sinners & he is asked to do something for them in order to get his sister released. Ichigo must find a way to take his sister back form hell with the help of Rukia, Renji & Uryu.

7.4/1094 min

Available in 7 platform(s).

Yuma is a young Japanese woman who suffers from cerebral palsy. Torn between her obligations towards her family and her dream to become a manga artist, she struggles to lead a self-determined life.

7.3/10115 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

An explosion happens in the middle of Seireitei, and Rukia has a memory loss. Then Urahara tries to seek the background of the events.

7.3/1094 min

Available in 7 platform(s).

50 years ago, Inuyasha was marked with a blood scar on his back, and as of yet, he hasn't gotten revenge. He encounters children with the same scar desperate to find a way to escape. ...

7.3/1089 min

Available in 7 platform(s).

Menomaru(a moth monster) was brought to life by a Shikon Shard. Inuyasha's father has defeated the monster's father 500 years ago. Inuyasha will need Kagome's feelings to win.

7.3/10100 min

Available in 9 platform(s).

A documentary about a Thai idol girl group, BNK48 originally adapting from a Japanese idol girl group, AKB48 open opportunity to ordinary teens to be selected into a controlled system and competitive concept.

7.2/10100 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Naruto Uzumaki is framed and sent to an inescapable prison where he must escape by any means necessary.

7.2/10108 min

Available in 7 platform(s).

Ninjas with bloodline limits begin disappearing in all the countries and blame points toward the fire nation. By Tsunade's order, Kakashi is sacrificed to prevent an all out war. Naruto fights through friends and foes to prevent his death.

7.2/1095 min

Available in 7 platform(s).

The Seven Deadly Sins travel to the Sky Temple in search of an elusive ingredient.

7.1/1099 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Adventure,Animation,Drama
Okko's Inn (2018)

After losing her parents in a car accident, Okko starts living in the countryside with her grandmother who runs a traditional Japanese inn. While she prepares to be the next owner of the inn, Okko can somehow see friendly ghosts.

7.1/1094 min

Available in 8 platform(s).

Action,Animation,Drama
Gantz: O (2016)

After being brutally murdered in a subway station, a teen boy awakens to find himself resurrected by a strange computer named Gantz, and forced to fight a large force of invading aliens in Osaka.

7.1/1095 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Biography,Drama,Romance
The Railway Man (2013)

A former British Army officer, who was tortured as a prisoner of war at a Japanese labor camp during World War II, discovers that the man responsible for much of his treatment is still alive and sets out to confront him.

7.1/10116 min

Available in 11 platform(s).

Action,Drama,Sci-Fi
Snowpiercer (2013)

In a future where a failed climate-change experiment has killed all life except for the lucky few who boarded the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, a new class system emerges.

7.1/10126 min

Available in 10 platform(s).

Adventure,Animation,Drama
Mirai (2018)

A young boy encounters a magical garden which enables him to travel through time and meet his relatives from different eras, with guidance by his younger sister from the future.

7/1098 min

Available in 12 platform(s).

The most brutal new gangs appear. These gangs are Doubt and Prison gang, and they try to dominate the area controlled by SWORD. They also go up against other gangs in the area and challenge White Rascals to fight.

7/10124 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Our hero Naruto is caught in special chakra that propels him into the past. He finds himself in the City of Loran. As he encounters strange things, can he save the future with the past?

7/1085 min

Available in 7 platform(s).

A mysterious group of ninja called the Sora-nin from the Sky Country makes a surprise attack on Konoha. This is because Konoha nearly destroyed the Sky Country during the last Shinobi World...

7/1098 min

Available in 7 platform(s).

Action,Adventure,Animation
Naruto Shippûden: The Movie (2007)

Demons that once almost destroyed the world, are revived by someone. To prevent the world from being destroyed, the demon has to be sealed and the only one who can do it is the shrine ...

6.9/1094 min

Available in 7 platform(s).

Drama,Thriller
Mother (2020)

Her name is Akiko and she is a fun-loving single mother to a young schoolboy. He needs her. She needs men. Specifically, she needs sex and attention from men and almost any man would do so ...

6.8/10126 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

6.8/10125 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Adventure,Animation,Comedy
Lu Over the Wall (2017)

The story centers on Kai, a gloomy middle school student whose life changes after meeting Lu, a mermaid.

6.8/10112 min

Available in 9 platform(s).

In this sequel to the first It's A Wonderful Family, the characters who are still based on those in Tokyo Family (which itself was based on Tokyo Story), are a couple of years older with ...

6.8/10113 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Action,Adventure,Animation
Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV (2016)

King Regis, who oversees the land of Lucis, commands his army of soldiers to protect the kingdom from the Niflheim empire's plans to steal the sacred crystal which gives Lucis its magic and power.

6.8/10110 min

Available in 10 platform(s).

Documentary,Drama,History
The Surrounding Game (2018)

Go is the oldest game still played in its original form. In east Asia, it is hailed as one of mankind's greatest cultural achievements and considered both ancient art and national sport. At...

6.7/1097 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Action,Animation,Drama
Blame! (2017)

In the distant future, humans are declared "illegal residents" and hunted to near extinction by murderous robots. One day, a group of human scavengers come across a strange man named Killy, who may be the key to humanity's survival.

6.7/10106 min

Available in 2 platform(s).

With Earth now left in ruins following the "Nano Hazard," most of humanity has abandoned the planet they once called home along with their physical bodies and rebuilt their digitalized ...

6.7/10104 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Naruto and his team are hired to protect a young actress from three rogue warriors in the Land of the Snow.

6.7/1082 min

Available in 8 platform(s).

A coming of age tale about Kanto, a 14 year old boy, and a descendant of Japan's indigenous Ainu people, who struggles to come to terms with the recent loss of his father. One day, he ...

6.6/1084 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Adventure,Animation,Family
Dragon Quest: Your Story (2019)

Based on the fifth Dragon Quest game.

6.6/10103 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Dan, Tettsu and Chiharu (DTC) were exhausted after all those exciting days. Yet what awaits them is an extremely boring life. In order to seek for excitement and youth (and girls), the trio...

6.6/10102 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Adventure,Animation,Family
Modest Heroes (2018)

An anthology of three original shorts written and directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi, Yoshiyuki Momose and Akihiko Yamashita.

6.6/1053 min

Available in 7 platform(s).

Action,Animation,Crime
Altered Carbon: Resleeved (2020)

On the planet Latimer, reawakened Takeshi Kovacs must protect a teenage tattooist named Holly while investigating the death of a yakuza boss alongside Gina, a strangely familiar no-nonsense CTAC agent.

6.5/1074 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Adventure,Animation,Drama
Children of the Sea (2019)

A young girl is drawn into a mystery involving sealife around the world, in which two mysterious boys are somehow involved.

6.5/10111 min

Available in 10 platform(s).

S.W.O.R.D. Chiku is a devastated and dangerous town with 5 gangs fighting fiercely. Before these 5 gangs, the legendary Mugen gang dominated the town. Mugen and the Amamiya Brothers (who ...

6.5/10129 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

6.5/1095 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Naruto, Kakashi, Sakura, and Rock Lee are assigned to protect Michiru, the prince of the Land of the Moon, while he travel the world. The prince purchased a tiger Sham and the whole circus, which became the team's protection.

6.5/1095 min

Available in 8 platform(s).

Naruto, Shikamaru and Sakura are on a mission to deliver a lost pet to a village when a mysterious knight appear to confront them.

6.5/1097 min

Available in 8 platform(s).

Action,Adventure,Fantasy
Bleach (2018)

A Japanese teenager can see ghosts and sees a cute girl fighting an evil monster. He ends up with her reaper power and she as human in his high school class. He discovers a connection between his mom's death and these monsters.

6.4/10108 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Crime,Drama,Horror
The Forest of Love (2019)

A small group of student filmmakers and a shy young girl with strict parents are simultaneously manipulated, seduced and abused by an older man. They follow his bidding, even when murder is involved.

6.3/10151 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

While on vacation in Japan, a Filipina actress meets a young Filipino man.

6.3/10107 min

Available in 3 platform(s).

Ash meets five residents who come together to save the day when a series of threats endanger the annual Wind Festival and the entire population of their home, Fula City

6.3/10100 min

Available in 6 platform(s).

Action,Crime,Drama
The Outsider (2018)

An epic set in post-WWII Japan and centered on an American former G.I. who joins the yakuza.

6.3/10120 min

Available in 2 platform(s).

Ash Ketchum from Pallet Town is 10 years old today. This means he is now old enough to become a Pokémon Trainer. Ash dreams big about the adventures he will experience after receiving his first Pokémon from Professor Oak.

6.3/1098 min

Available in 5 platform(s).

Drama,Romance
Romance Doll (2020)

It was a pre-destined love and marriage for Sonoko and Tetsuo. They tied the knot and became husband and wife no questions asked. All is well then. Well, perhaps not. Each holds a secret ...

6.2/10123 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Action,Crime,Drama
The Drug King (2018)

Set in Busan, South Korea during the 1970s, Lee Doo-sam builds an empire as a drug smuggler in the Busan underworld, while public prosecutor Kim In-goo attempts to take down Lee Doo-sam.

6.2/10139 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

The Amamiya Brothers, Masaki (Takahiro) and Hiroto (Hiroomi Tosaka), keep looking for their older brother Takeru (Takumi Saito) who disappeared one year ago. The three Amamiya brothers lost...

6.2/10110 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Action,Adventure,Animation
NiNoKuni (2019)

High schooler Yuu and his friend Haru get involved in a case involving his childhood friend Kotona, which forces them to go back and forth between another world that is different but is ...

6.1/10106 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

A group of high school students experience the brutal front of urban isolation after a corpse washes up from the river.

6.1/10118 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Action,Adventure,Sci-Fi
The Wandering Earth (2019)

As the sun is dying out, people all around the world build giant planet thrusters to move Earth out of its orbit and sail Earth to a new star system. Yet the 2500-year journey comes with unexpected dangers, and in order to save humanity, a group of young people in this age of a wandering Earth fight hard for the survival of humankind.

6/10125 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Action,Adventure,Animation
Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters (2017)

A desperate group of refugees attempts to recolonize Earth 20,000 years after Godzilla took over, but one young man wants revenge above all else.

6/1089 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Crime,Drama,Mystery
Earthquake Bird (2019)

An enigmatic translator with a dark past is brought in for questioning after an ex-pat friend, who came between her and her photographer boyfriend, ends up missing and presumed dead.

5.9/10107 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Comedy,Drama
Tuna Girl (2019)

A clumsy but cheerful fisheries student struggles to find her place at a research institute renowned for its tuna cultivation.

5.9/1089 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Action,Crime,Thriller
Darc (2018)

To bring down a global human trafficking ring, an Interpol agent recruits the help of a brutal criminal with inside knowledge of the yakuza.

5.9/1097 min

Available in 2 platform(s).

Three backpackers head to a Slovak city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them.

5.9/1094 min

Available in 9 platform(s).

Humanity's desperate battle to reclaim the Earth from Godzilla continues. The key to defeating the King of the Monsters may be Mechagodzilla, a robotic weapon thought to have been lost nearly 20,000 years ago.

5.8/10101 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

After a scientific experiment leads to the creation of a clone of Mewtwo, he sets out to destroy the world. Ash and his friends then decide to thwart Mewtwo's evil plans.

5.7/1098 min

Available in 5 platform(s).

Ali Senay (Cem Yilmaz) and Ilber (Cetin Altay), the two partners of Senay Cüccaciye, sell garden dwarfs. When their company starts to dwindle, they decide to participate in a gardening fair...

5.7/10114 min

Available in 6 platform(s).

Action,Drama,Sci-Fi
Johnny Mnemonic (1995)

A data courier, literally carrying a data package inside his head, must deliver it before he dies from the burden or is killed by the Yakuza.

5.7/10103 min

Available in 12 platform(s).

Animation,Drama,Fantasy
Fireworks (2017)

Schoolchildren Norimichi, Yûsuke and Jun'ichi want to know if fireworks look round or flat from the side. They make a plan to find the answer at a fireworks display, while Nazuna schemes to...

5.6/1090 min

Available in 9 platform(s).

It is the year 2015, the final era over which magic still held sway. Caldea is an organization established to observe the magical world and the world of science - as well as to prevent the ...

5.6/1074 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Action,Adventure,Comedy
Charlie's Angels (2000)

Three women, detectives with a mysterious boss, retrieve stolen voice-ID software, using martial arts, tech skills, and sex appeal.

5.6/1098 min

Available in 11 platform(s).

Comedy,Romance
Results (2015)

Two mismatched personal trainers' lives are upended by the actions of a new, wealthy client.

5.4/10105 min

Available in 16 platform(s).

Action,Sci-Fi,Thriller
Saaho (2019)

An undercover cop becomes embroiled in a battle with warring criminals who want to acquire a "black box," their ultimate key to a treasure.

5.2/10170 min

Available in 2 platform(s).

Action,Adventure,Fantasy
Fullmetal Alchemist (2017)

Two alchemist brothers go on a quest for the Philosopher's Stone after an attempt to revive their dead mother goes horribly wrong.

5.2/10135 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Action,Crime,Thriller
Manhunt (2017)

Accused of heinous crimes he didn't commit, a prosecutor sets out on a mission to clear his name.

5.2/10106 min

Available in 2 platform(s).

Action,Adventure,Animation
Godzilla: The Planet Eater (2018)

Humanity, their alien allies, and Godzilla all enter their endgame as the powerful destructive entity known as Ghidorah arrives on Earth.

5.1/1091 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Nate, Whisper, Jibanyan, Hailey, USApyon, and all of their Yo-kai friends embark on five unique adventures that all end up tied together in the end.

5.1/1094 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Cindy finds out the house she lives in is haunted by a little boy and goes on a quest to find out who killed him and why. Also, Alien "Tr-iPods" are invading the world and she has to uncover the secret in order to stop them.

5.1/1083 min

Available in 10 platform(s).

With ruthless US and Japanese investment banks circling Tuftons, a struggling two-hundred-year-old, family-run British bank, can its bumbling, incompetent chairman, Sir Charles Bunbury, fend off the onslaught and save the bank?

4.9/10105 min

Available in 8 platform(s).

Horror,Mystery,Thriller
The Forest (2016)

A woman goes into Japan's Suicide Forest to find her twin sister, and confronts supernatural terror.

4.8/1093 min

Available in 10 platform(s).

Action,Comedy,Drama
Beauty and the Bestie (2015)

For an important case, a policeman needs the help of his former best friend to impersonate the daughter of a foreign dignitary in a beauty pageant.

4.8/10119 min

Available in 2 platform(s).

Hatsumi and her family live normal lives until she is used by Ryoki who begins to bully and intimidate her. Azusa is a friend in the area and also good looking. He has the hots for Hatsumi ...

4.5/10119 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Action,Crime,Drama
Death Note (2017)

A high school student named Light Turner discovers a mysterious notebook that has the power to kill anyone whose name is written within its pages, and launches a secret crusade to rid the world of criminals.

4.4/10101 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

In an effort to avoid paying off a massive gambling debt to a notorious mobster in England, a couple flee to Los Angeles and hatch a jewel theft plot.

4/1090 min

Available in 9 platform(s).

Adventure,Drama,Horror
Temple (2017)

Three American tourists follow a mysterious map deep into the jungles of Japan searching for an ancient temple. When spirits entrap them, their adventure quickly becomes a horrific nightmare.

3.6/1078 min

Available in 18 platform(s).

Action,Adventure,Drama
Air Strike (2018)

During World War II, five different Chinese people fight their way through Japanese Air Force attacks to protect an important military machine in Chongqing, 1940.

3.2/10120 min

Available in 8 platform(s).

It is a documentary aimed at newcomers to anime, and follows anime newbie, Alex Burunova, as she dives into the mysterious world of the genre. The documentary features some of the biggest ...

2.5/1058 min

Available in 1 platform(s).