japanese coming-of-age

list conceived with my friend henrique!

in chronological order. updating constantly.

  • I Was Born, But...
  • Where Now Are the Dreams of Youth?
  • Children in the Wind
  • Four Seasons of Children
  • No Regrets for Our Youth
  • Twenty-Four Eyes
  • Children Who Draw
  • Farewell to Dream
  • Good Morning
  • The Approach of Autumn
  • Boy
  • Throw Away Your Books, Rally in the Streets
  • Mio
  • The Morning Schedule
  • Journey Into Solitude
  • Time Within Memory
  • Pastoral: To Die in the Country
  • Muddy River
  • School in the Crosshairs
  • Sailor Suit and Machine Gun
  • Burst City
  • I Are You, You Am Me
  • P. P. Rider
  • The Little Girl Who Conquered Time
  • Kenya Boy
  • The Tragedy of
  • The Island Closest to Heaven
  • Miss Lonely
  • Typhoon Club
  • Lost Chapter of Snow: Passion
  • Castle in the Sky
  • Bound for the Fields, the Mountains, and the Seacoast
  • Sukeban Deka: The Movie
  • The Drifting Classroom
  • BU・SU
  • Sukeban Deka the Movie 2: Counter-Attack of the Kazama Sisters
  • My Neighbor Totoro
  • Kiki's Delivery Service
  • Takeshi: Childhood Days
  • Chizuko's Younger Sister
  • Only Yesterday
  • The Rocking Horsemen
  • Moving
  • Ocean Waves
  • Samurai Kids
  • Fireworks, Should We See It from the Side or the Bottom?
  • The Friends
  • Haunted School
  • Whisper of the Heart
  • August in the Water
  • Like Grains of Sand
  • Kids Return
  • Happy Go Lucky
  • Bounce Ko Gals
  • April Story
  • Love & Pop
  • Give It All
  • The Dimension Travelers
  • Kikujiro
  • Moonlight Whispers
  • Don't Look Back
  • Eureka
  • Battle Royale
  • Harmful Insect
  • Spirited Away
  • All About Lily Chou-Chou
  • Blue Spring
  • Waterboys
  • Go
  • Ping Pong
  • Blue
  • Shara
  • Yoshino's Barber Shop
  • Hana and Alice
  • Crying Out Love in the Center of the World
  • Nobody Knows
  • Kamikaze Girls
  • The Taste of Tea
  • Swing Girls
  • Cycling Chronicles: Landscapes the Boy Saw
  • Canary
  • Linda Linda Linda
  • Memories of Matsuko
  • The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
  • The Graduates
  • A Gentle Breeze in the Village
  • Into the Faraway Sky
  • One Million Yen Girl
  • Ain't No Tomorrows
  • Love Exposure
  • Where Are You?
  • The Fallen Angel
  • Solanin
  • The Secret World of Arrietty
  • Colorful
  • Norwegian Wood
  • I Wish
  • Himizu
  • The Drudgery Train
  • Wolf Children