Watch free Japanese Movies & TV Series online / English subtitles

Modern Japenese cinema remains popular worldwide, but old classics, like Ozu's silent films, are magical. Most of these stunning Japanese features are available via Youtube for free!
Enjoy free Japanese movies. Japan is the film country of filmmakers like Akira Kurosawa, Yasujirô Ozu & Hirokazu Koreeda. Explore Japan's public domain cinema & television on The Vore. Legally watch free Japanese movies online with English subtitles (Youtube, Hulu & etc.).

Where to watch movies in Japan?

Free Japanese movies movies in the public domain.

Our selection of public domain Japanese movies & short films on Youtube, & Vimeo.

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    A Page of Madness (Kurutta Ippêji)

    The movie A Page of Madness (Kurutta Ippêji) (Avant-garde / experimental,Silent,) from 1926 by Teinosuke Kinugasa with Masuo Inoue, Yoshie Nakagawa & Ayako Iijima. Watch A Page of Madness (Kurutta Ippêji) online or stream it directly below.

    Length60 minutes
    KeywordsBased on a Novel • Outstanding •
    CountryJapan •

    The Only Son (Hitori Musuko)

    The movie The Only Son (Hitori Musuko) (Drama,Historical,) from 1936 by Yasujirô Ozu with Chouko Iida, Shinichi Himori & Masao Hayama. Watch The Only Son (Hitori Musuko) online or stream it directly below.

    Length87 minutes
    KeywordsExtraordinary • Magnificent •
    CountryJapan •

    An Inn in Tokyo (Tôkyô no Yado)

    The movie An Inn in Tokyo (Tôkyô no Yado) (Drama,Historical,) from 1935 by Yasujirô Ozu with Takeshi Sakamoto, Yoshiko Okada & Chouko Iida. Watch An Inn in Tokyo (Tôkyô no Yado) online or stream it directly below.

    Length80 minutes
    KeywordsGripping • Life-like •
    CountryJapan •

    The First Time

    The movie The First Time (Romance,Short,) from 2010 by Emmanuel Osei-Kuffour with Miyu Hamada, Miyuki Kuroda & Eri Osonoe. Watch The First Time online or stream it directly below.

    Length13 minutes
    KeywordsCute • Remarkable •
    CountryJapan •

    Right Place

    The movie Right Place (Comedy,Short,) from 2005 by Kosai Sekine with Kosai Sekine. Watch Right Place online or stream it directly below.

    Length5 minutes
    KeywordsAbsurd • Marvelous •
    CountryJapan •

    Interior Design

    The movie Interior Design (Short,) from 2008 by Michel Gondry with Ayako Fujitani & Ryô Kase. Watch Interior Design online or stream it directly below.

    Length37 minutes
    KeywordsSurreal •
    CountryFrance • Japan •

All these above English subtitled Japanese movies can be watched without downloading. But if you wish, you CAN legally download public domain movies.

Legal subtitled Japanese movies online

US residents may enjoy Hulu & Snagfilms - The Vore selects their top 2.

    Helldriver (Nihon Bundan: Heru Doraibâ)

    The movie Helldriver (Nihon Bundan: Heru Doraibâ) (Horror,Zombie,) from 2010 by Yoshihiro Nishimura with Yumiko Hara, Eihi Shiina & Kazuki Namioka. Watch Helldriver (Nihon Bundan: Heru Doraibâ) online or stream it directly below.

    Length118 minutes
    KeywordsExciting • Horrifying •
    CountryJapan •

    An Assassin (Asashin)

    The movie An Assassin (Asashin) (Action,Romance,) from 2011 by Gô Ohara with Ryoma Baba, Sayuri Iwata en Yûki Kubota. Watch An Assassin (Asashin) online or stream it directly below.

    Length104 minutes
    KeywordsAction-packed • Romantic •
    CountryJapan •


Where to stream tv online in Japan?
Fuji Television
Japanese Culture Channel Sakura
Nippon Television
Tokyo Broadcasting System
TV Asahi

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