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The Japanese Movie Database (日本映画データベース, Nihon Eiga Dētabēsu), or JMDB, is an online database of information about Japanese movies, actors, and production crew personnel.[2] It is similar to the Internet Movie Database but lists only those films originally released in Japan. The site was started in 1997, and it contains movies from 1899 to the present day.[2][3]

Japanese Movie Database
Screenshot of the welcome page for the Japanese Movie Database.
Screenshot of the welcome page for the Japanese Movie Database
Type of site
Online Japanese movie databases
Available inJapanese
OwnerY. Nomura
Created byY. Nomura
Alexa rankNegative increase 916,556[1]
Launched1997; 22 years ago (1997)
Current statusActive


  1. ^ " Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2014-04-01.
  2. ^ a b Inano, Tomohisa. "Research on Japanese Cinema". Columbia University. Retrieved 2007-06-19.
  3. ^ このサイトについて (in Japanese). Japanese Movie Database. Retrieved 2007-06-19.

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