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.

To turn on English subtitles for Youtube video's you might have to click on the CC Button.


    A Page of Madness (Kurutta Ippêji) (1926)

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

    Genre Avant-garde / experimental,Silent,
    Director Teinosuke Kinugasa
    Cast Masuo Inoue, Yoshie Nakagawa & Ayako Iijima
    Length 60 minutes
    Keywords Based on a Novel • Outstanding •
    Country Japan •
    Stream link A Page of Madness (Kurutta Ippêji) online

    The Only Son (Hitori Musuko) (1936)

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

    Genre Drama,Historical,
    Director Yasujirô Ozu
    Cast Chouko Iida, Shinichi Himori & Masao Hayama
    Length 87 minutes
    Keywords Extraordinary • Magnificent •
    Country Japan •
    Stream link The Only Son (Hitori Musuko) online

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


    Genre Drama,Historical,
    Director Yasujirô Ozu
    Cast Takeshi Sakamoto, Yoshiko Okada & Chouko Iida
    Length 80 minutes
    Keywords Gripping • Life-like •
    Country Japan •
    Stream link An Inn in Tokyo (Tôkyô no Yado) online

    The First Time (2010)


    Genre Romance,Short,
    Director Emmanuel Osei-Kuffour
    Cast Miyu Hamada, Miyuki Kuroda & Eri Osonoe
    Length 13 minutes
    Keywords Cute • Remarkable •
    Country Japan •
    Stream link The First Time online

    Right Place (2005)

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

    Genre Comedy,Short,
    Director Kosai Sekine
    Cast Kosai Sekine
    Length 5 minutes
    Keywords Absurd • Marvelous •
    Country Japan •
    Stream link Right Place online

    Interior Design (2008)

    https://vimeo.com/5139478

    Genre Short,
    Director Michel Gondry
    Cast Ayako Fujitani & Ryô Kase
    Length 37 minutes
    Keywords Surreal •
    Country France • Japan •
    Stream link Interior 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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