Japanese cinema, Japanese film-makers, a guide to websites
Asian Film Foundation
A community where everyone can share and participate in the rich film landscapes of China, Japan, India, Hong Kong and all the countries of that region.
Japanese Cinema Database
Films after 1896, in Japanese
Japanese Film Database
Films after 2002
National Film Center Database
Films in the national archive collection, in Japanese
Motion Picture Producers Association of Japan
Includes film database, box office statistics.
Japanese Movie Database
Kinema Club is devoted to the study of Japanese cinema.
Midnight Eye is non-profit site with interviews, reviews and news about Japanese cinema.
A list of Japanese film directors from Wikipedia.
Internet Movie Database
an alphabetical list from IMDB.
A website devoted to the study of Japanese moving image media, and is produced through the collaboration of many scholars around the world. It includes a collection of criticism and a searchable database of books and articles on Japanese media.
Tangemania, Aaron Gerow’s Japanese Film Page
Books, articles, web links.
Criticism, books, research, archive.
Japan has one of the oldest and largest film industries in the world. In 2011 Japan produced 411 feature films that earned 54.9% of a box office total of US$2.338 billion.