Masaaki Yuasa's Favorite Films
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Famous Japanese animator, director, anime series and film director Masaaki Yuasa that got his hands on an anime like Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! shared his most loved movies on Twitter on Wednesday.

The Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! anime‘s director initially shared his preferred 11 movies yet not one to be compelled by an image’s brief, he proceeded to include an extra handfuls more.

In case you’re searching for a film to watch, here’s only a portion of his embraced picks.

Favorite 11 films of Masaaki Yuasa are:

  • The World According to Garp
  • The French Connection
  • The Crying Game
  • Carrie
  • The Little Shop of Horrors
  • ET
  • Jaws
  • The Thing
  • Gloria
  • Singin’ in the Rain
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

Films he could not fit in the top 11 list:

  • Executive Decision
  • Dave
  • The Godfather
  • Dressed to Kill
  • Blow Out
  • Local Hero
  • My Mother’s Castle
  • The Shawshank Redemption
  • The Hudsucker Proxy
  • Romeo + Juliet
  • Baby Driver
  • Ben
  • Willard
  • Deep Red
  • Scream
  • Gattaca
Photo Credit: Science Saru

Masaaki Yuasa’s favorite films…continued as following:

  • West Side Story
  • Explorers
  • Drunken Master
  • Police Story 2
  • Armour of God
  • Little Miss Sunshine
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • Planet of the Apes
  • Blade Runner
  • It’s a Wonderful Life
  • True Lies
  • The Exorcist
  • Gravity
  • What’s Eating Gilbert Grape
  • Backdraft
  • Passengers
  • Pulp Fiction
  • Desperado
  • The Mighty

His list of films that are important but he forgot:

  • The Bourne Ultimatum
  • Face/Off
  • The Poseidon Adventure
  • Enemy of the State
  • 48 Hrs.
  • The Blues Brothers
  • Jurassic Park
  • Girlfight
  • The Full Monty
  • Batman Returns
  • Beetlejuice
  • Die Hard
  • Fright Night
  • Seven
  • Chaplin
  • Lloyd

More of his favorites:

  • Fargo
  • No Country for Old Men
  • The City of Lost Children
  • T-34
  • The Hidden
  • The Sixth Sense
  • The Dead Zone
  • Emmanuelle
  • Equilibrium
  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • The Abyss
  • Let the Right One In
  • Bound

With no doubt, the list of Masaaki Yuasa favorite films does not end here, he might have a lot more to share with us.


The Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! anime debuted on NHK General in Japan on January 5.

Crunchyroll is currently streaming the anime as it pretense in Japan. The anime will have 12 episodes in total.

The manga has been serialized in Shogakukan’s seinen manga magazine Monthly Big Comic Spirits since 2016 and has been gathered in four tankōbon volumes as of May 2019.

A live-action film adjustment will open in Japan in the second from last quarter of 2020.

The manga arrangement was designated for the eleventh Manga Taisho grants in 2018, and it won the top Bros. Comic Award in 2017. The arrangement positioned #15 alongside Dr. Stone on a rundown of the top manga of 2018 for male readers set up by Kono Manga ga Sugoi!.