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Can you watch full Japanese movies on YouTube?

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YouTube offers full-length Japanese films on its Japanese Movies channel, a sub-channel of its World Cinema channel. All of the films on the Japanese Movies channel, except for the cyberpunk animated miniseries "Armitrage III," require payment to watch, as of September 2015.

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Some of the feature-length Japanese movies available to watch are "Paprika," "Dreams," "13 Assassins," "Suicide Club" and "Norwegian Wood." The 2006 surrealist animated film, "Paprkia," directed by notable animator Satoshi Kon, earns 7.7 out of 10 stars on IMDb. The story revolves around a machine that allows therapists to enter their patients' dreams.

"Dreams" is one of the final films ever made by the famed director Akira Kurosawa. The fantasy movie released in 1990, the same year that Kurosawa won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Academy Awards for his cinematic accomplishments and worldwide influence.

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