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 & Archive.org etc.).

Where to watch movies in Japan?
Mubi
Itunes
Hulu.jp


Free Japanese movies movies in the public domain.


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

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    A Page of Madness (Kurutta Ippêji) (1926)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jLGQe4kGG-U

    GenreAvant-garde / experimental,Silent,
    DirectorTeinosuke Kinugasa
    CastMasuo Inoue, Yoshie Nakagawa & Ayako Iijima
    Length60 minutes
    KeywordsBased on a Novel • Outstanding •
    CountryJapan •
    Stream linkA Page of Madness (Kurutta Ippêji) online

    The Only Son (Hitori Musuko) (1936)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rZc-MZWjL0M

    GenreDrama,Historical,
    DirectorYasujirô Ozu
    CastChouko Iida, Shinichi Himori & Masao Hayama
    Length87 minutes
    KeywordsExtraordinary • Magnificent •
    CountryJapan •
    Stream linkThe Only Son (Hitori Musuko) online

    An Inn in Tokyo (Tôkyô no Yado) (1935)


    GenreDrama,Historical,
    DirectorYasujirô Ozu
    CastTakeshi Sakamoto, Yoshiko Okada & Chouko Iida
    Length80 minutes
    KeywordsGripping • Life-like •
    CountryJapan •
    Stream linkAn Inn in Tokyo (Tôkyô no Yado) online

    The First Time (2010)


    GenreRomance,Short,
    DirectorEmmanuel Osei-Kuffour
    CastMiyu Hamada, Miyuki Kuroda & Eri Osonoe
    Length13 minutes
    KeywordsCute • Remarkable •
    CountryJapan •
    Stream linkThe First Time online

    Right Place (2005)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IjkNlmsYwFo

    GenreComedy,Short,
    DirectorKosai Sekine
    CastKosai Sekine
    Length5 minutes
    KeywordsAbsurd • Marvelous •
    CountryJapan •
    Stream linkRight Place online

    Interior Design (2008)

    https://vimeo.com/5139478

    GenreShort,
    DirectorMichel Gondry
    CastAyako Fujitani & Ryô Kase
    Length37 minutes
    KeywordsSurreal •
    CountryFrance • Japan •
    Stream linkInterior Design online


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.

Television.

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

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