All articles about Japanese cinema

10 great

10 great Japanese family dramas

The tie that binds our September releases of Yasujiro Ozu’s Tokyo Story and Koji Fukada’s Love Life: the great tradition of the Japanese domestic drama.

By Jasper Sharp

10 great Japanese family dramas
Features

High and Low: Kurosawa’s kidnapping procedural at 60

By Jasper Sharp

High and Low: Kurosawa’s kidnapping procedural at 60
Features

The Rashomon effect: a new look at Akira Kurosawa’s cinematic milestone of post-truth

By Jasper Sharp

The Rashomon effect: a new look at Akira Kurosawa’s cinematic milestone of post-truth
Where to begin

Where to begin with Akira Kurosawa

By Alex Barrett

Where to begin with Akira Kurosawa
Lists

The best Japanese film of every year – from 1925 to now

By Alejandra Armendáriz-Hernández, Kambole Campbell and others

The best Japanese film of every year – from 1925 to now
Lists

Akira Kurosawa: 10 essential films

By Jasper Sharp

Akira Kurosawa: 10 essential films