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Top 10 overlooked Asian films

no cult following films
There are many Asian films that are good but also get overlooked in the worldwide marketing
I searched all these titles on YouTube and added their trailers below
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    1Shall we Dance? (Japanese film 1996)
    An all time classic that didn't even got mentioned on top 10 Japan movie from one of watch mojo clips
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/zQWEhPYwuY4

  • 2The Resistance (Chinese film 2011)
    It's one of the few Chinese movies that became a top seller on DVD that actually is from Mainland China and not from Hong Kong
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/UDKdLo4KU9o

  • 3Azumi (2003 Japanese film)
    An interesting heroine movie that brings classic samurai style and at the same time learn history, Azumi is a forgotten crown jewel that made Japan into international marketing
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/9omq3Ptx80A

  • 4Street Fighter II The Animated Movie (1994 from Japan) suggested byJeffthehammer
    Also this nominated version is the Japanese dub, not the American dub
    Japanese trailer: http://youtu.be/C6C49q44FTQ

  • 5Legend of eight samurais (Japanese film 1983)
    An epic samurai fantasy that even back in the 80s was unknown, nowadays it start to grow fans but it still one of the forgotten blockbusters from Japan
    Trailer: https://youtu.be/MvDY26_-dxI

  • 6Natural City (South Korean film 2003)
    How can this movie be forgotten? It's a sci fi movie with the same noir feeling like blade runner but somehow it only got 5.8 in IMDB and only about 2000 people has voted and this movie was out since 2002, it deserves more credit
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/nJbdBho7dCU

  • 7Romantic Blue (Thai film 1995)
    One of the greatest 90s Thai movie that never got into DVD sell abroad, but it was a huge success in its home country and its a cute and adventuress story starring the that pop star Kemgald.
    Music video trailer: http://youtu.be/0Rk3FfHw6QE

  • 8Princess Blade (Japanese film 2001)
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/T7siAEiySqo

  • 9K20 Legend of the Black Mask (2008 Japanese film)
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/O-h6C7LI1sY

  • 10Shiri (South Korean film 1998)
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/RPL0vM71vrc

  • 11Heneral Luna suggested byKasel Lasam
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/I_T1ykhy3Fg

  • 12R2B Return To Base (South Korean film)
    Official music video for this movie with RAIN: http://youtu.be/wsFJTybrgRI
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/xATFbtjomjo

  • 13Shadowless Sword (2005 South Korean film) suggested byRegina_supermodel1
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/Ho0ExxMfrWc

  • 14Sky High (2003 Japanese Film)

  • 15Metropolis (2001 Japanese film) suggested byRegina_supermodel1
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/lJLcOW4vzPY

  • 16Sword with no name (2009 south Korean film) suggested byRegina_supermodel1
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/Z5l2m5Ka9gw

  • 172009 lost memories (South Korean film 2002)
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/oIJW9r_iLAo

  • 18Angel Dust (1994 Japanese Film) suggested bymac121mr0
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/tNLyhnZZwOo

  • 19Magic Cop (1990 Chinese Film) suggested bymac121mr0
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/RFjUqIr6f9Y

  • 20Urusei Yatsura the Movie 2: Beautiful Dreamer suggested byJack Walrath
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/aPIJpz9zh-4

  • 21Cyborg Girl (a Japanese movie from 2008) suggested byMrSaunders1964
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/iAkzga9mA6k

  • 22Returner (2002 Japanese film) suggested byRegina_supermodel1
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/etNb0Qkh9U8

  • 23Shinobi (2005 Japanese film)
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/VEHvaRMS3Ok

  • 24Perkawinan Nyi Blorong (1983 Indonesian Film) suggested byDuong Ngo
    I think this is the right trailer for this film: http://youtu.be/-bioI7HVqbk

  • 25Owl's Castle (Japan movie 1999) suggested byMountainbiker
    Could not find the trailer but here is one scene: http://youtu.be/su_k0GxWBtg

  • 26The Host suggested byorsonrandy
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/lKZ55OiHl9w
    South Korean horror movie 2006

  • 27Uzumaki (2000 Japanese Film) suggested bymac121mr0
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/6r1_ZoQmqxM

  • 28Wolf Children suggested byDirector22
    Is this movie really overlooked?
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/ed1xwAtF728

  • 29Space battleship Yamato (2010 Japanese film) suggested byRegina_supermodel1
    Trailer(Spanish dub): http://youtu.be/D1vJ9sVgyNg

  • 30I can hear the ocean (Japanese film from 1993) suggested byYochou
    I guess it's overlooked, it's a Hayao Miyazaki film but very few talk about this
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/tfkHiHjrqa8

  • 31Whisper of a heart (Japanese film from 1995) suggested byYochou
    I think this one is famous too
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/0pVkiod6V0U

  • 32Mulan: rise of a warrior (2009 Chinese film) suggested bySupersuflee
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/u16pNDu8GDw

  • 33Big Bullet (Hong Kong film 1996) suggested byterrysavage
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/kKmDPWGl_RY

  • 34Triple Tap (Hong Kong film 2010) suggested byterrysavage
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/ee7EBuGgJ6I

  • 35Jet Li's Twin Warriors suggested byDaniel John
    Not a trailer but a scene from the movie: http://youtu.be/ldlW7UewHFQ

  • 36Windstruck suggested byKasel Lasam
    Korean Film
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/B5BqUquq0jU

  • 37Nausicaa valley of the wind suggested byDirector22
    No no no, this one is not overlooked, it's too famous
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/6zhLBe319KE

  • 38Myn Bala - Warriors of the Steppe (Kazakhstan film 2012)
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/V7eZNjzgzEo

  • 39Memories of Murder (2003), South Korea suggested byjkellis
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/dTnyhLywdJc

  • 40The Monkey King (2014 Hong Kong Film) suggested byDuong Ngo
    I think this is true, I think only in asia knows this characters story, so this one is ok
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/zCj-XP5cjOY

  • 41Rakshak (Bollywood India 1996) suggested byMountainbiker
    One of the songs in this musical film: http://youtu.be/vk4Yg1s0WSk

  • 42Cyber Ninja (Japan movie 1988) suggested byMountainbiker
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/Acu7L5fBi2c

  • 43Red eagle (Thailand movie 2010) suggested byorsonrandy
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/ToPPIe7yv3A

  • 44For Love's Sake (Japanese film 2012)
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/CpLycp1k0cI

  • 45Miracle in Cell No. 7 (2013 South Korean Film) suggested bymac121mr0
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/rAsBlmSIksk

  • 46Reign of assassin (2013 Hong Kong film) suggested byRegina_supermodel1
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/0N2K8M0lmdA

  • 47Bichunmoo (2000 South Korean film) suggested byRegina_supermodel1
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/qMLCLEEw_Gc

  • 48The Tower (South Korean film 2008) suggested byMountainbiker
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/BCQ1EemWIxo

  • 49The Tales of Princess Kaguya suggested byDirector22
    Come on this one can't be overlooked?
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/tM6hcHp0_kU

  • 50The Magic Serpent (Japanese classic 1966) suggested byorsonrandy
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/-HxjNgrgGvk

  • 51Chocolate (2008 Thai Film) suggested bycharlzbarnz
    Trailer: youtu.be/CqzLHcwGEPA

  • 52Departures (2008 Japanese Film) suggested bycharlzbarnz
    Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_QlkOHzldQ

  • 53The Lady Assassin (Hong Kong film 1983) suggested byterrysavage
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/GXc2VyWPXZo

  • 54Himala (Philippine Film) suggested byKurtsymon Cruz
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/5UjKtENR5xU

  • 55Maynila: Sa Kuko Ng Liwanag (Philippine Film) suggested byKurtsymon Cruz
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/qwLYo04lD7I

  • 56The Curse (2005 Japanese Film) suggested bymac121mr0
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/7A5VNsEeAMY

  • 57My Rainy Days (Japanese film from 2009) suggested byYochou
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/RsQDgatVpaA

  • 58Tokyo.Sora (Tokyo Sky - 2002 Japanese film) suggested byYochou
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/1zUdNGKSXfc

  • 59Grave of the Fireflies suggested byDirector22
    Are you sure this movie is overlooked?
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/4vPeTSRd580

  • 60Henge (2012 Japanese Film) suggested bymac121mr0
    Trailer(but warning, this is a horror movie): http://youtu.be/7G0Zfh5bgeI

  • 61Casshern (2004 Japanese film) suggested byRegina_supermodel1
    Trailer: http://youtu.be/kk9fGI90qdM

  • 62Guts of a Beauty (1986 Japanese Film) suggested bymac121mr0
    Video clip of this film: http://youtu.be/NGArrMywTmM

  • 63Ebola Syndrome (1996 Chinese Film) suggested bymac121mr0
    Trailer(warning horror movie): http://youtu.be/V-mDnmYIans

  • 64We're Going to Eat You (1980 Chinese Film) suggested bymac121mr0
    Trailer(warning horror movie): http://youtu.be/oMHF3Di0D2M

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