Is Shicho JP illegal? Here's an alternative free movie site!

Updated on 2022-11-08
Some of you may have used Shicho JP but are having trouble viewing it. Here is how to view Shicho JP and an alternative free movie site.

Some of you may have used Shicho JP but are having trouble viewing it. Here is how to view Shicho JP and an alternative free movie site.

What is ShichoJP?

ShichoJP is a free movie site for language learning where you can watch foreign movies, dramas, and animations for free. This site automatically collects and uploads movie links from the Internet.

Watching movies on Shicho JP is the most convenient way and there are no advertisements. Recommendation.

There are Japanese movies as well as foreign movies and dramas, but most of them do not have subtitles, so please be aware of that.

To play a movie Open the page of the movie you want to play and select "Dood" as the viewing server under "Watch XXX movie for free".

Has Shicho JP been closed?

In conclusion, Shicho JP is not closed.

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How to watch Shicho JP

Scroll down, there seem to be several servers, so choose one at random.

Select an episode or episodes, and the video will be played.

Instead of Shicho JP, you can watch free movies on


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On the free movie and drama site muryoueiga, you can play and watch movies such as Harry Potter, Just Dropped My Phone, In a Corner of the World, Red Pig, Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, etc. for free.

To play a movie, simply click on the movie you want to play, select the "episode list" and the playback server, then play the movie.

Free Home Theater

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Free Home Theater allows you to play foreign movies, Japanese movies, animations, and foreign dramas for free. When you select a movie, a detailed introduction is displayed.

Then, at the bottom of the movie page, you can select one of the many playback sources. For free playback, select "Dood" or "Tape.

Free Home Theater has a detailed movie introduction, but few of the newest movies

Gyao Movie

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Gyao Movies is a free movie site where you can watch the latest hot movies and classics of yesteryear. Gyao Movie offers movies that are favored by many people in reviews and movies that are considered popular in movie rankings. This is a movie site suitable for those who want to check out movies that are currently popular and those who want to rewatch movies they have seen in the past.

Youtube Free Movies

Youtube Movies is a free movie site that offers a wide variety of movies from action to comedy to animation. Movies are added and updated as needed, so you can always watch popular and topical movies.

Dreamy with free movie clips

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The free movie site "Dream Comfort with Free Movies" allows users to watch not only new movies, but also movies that are more than half a century old. The site offers a variety of genres, including Japanese films and animation, and even foreign films are divided into dubbed and subtitled categories, making it an easy-to-use site for users.


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9tsu is a free video site where you can watch Japanese, variety, drama and foreign movies. The site features detailed categorization by genre, with categories for the latest and most popular movies, making it easy for users to search. This movie site is ideal for those who do not want to spend too much time searching.

Drama Style

It is a pity. It has been closed.

DramaStyle does not distribute movies itself, but rather compiles movie URLs from sites such as FC2 and PandoraTV. In addition to a wide variety of movies, there are also many domestic and international dramas.

Movie and Drama Summary

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This site is an integration of movie URLs on the Internet. Movie & Drama Summary" itself does not distribute movies and other materials. In addition to a wide range of movie resources, the site also offers a wide range of drama, foreign drama, and special drama resources.

Enjoying online movies here will definitely save your time. You can search for movies, dramas, and broadcast dramas by genre, release year, and broadcast date, or you can easily search directly by keyword.

Notes on using Shicho JP

◆ Videos on the site have Chinese subtitles and advertisements.

◆ Advertisements on the site include URLs for illegal gambling, etc. Do not search for them!

Foreign movies and animations do not have Japanese subtitles.

◆ The contents of this site may be classified as an illegal site under Japanese law. Those who access or use this site do so at their own risk.

English screen that sometimes appears on Shicho JP

This is a screen from an overseas CDN service [Cloudflare].

A brief description of the site is as follows

1. images and movies load quickly

2. can hide the server

3. DDos attacks (attacks on servers) can be prevented.

are available.
Almost all illegal manga and movie sites use this service.

Is it illegal to download from Shicho JP?

Everyone knows that operating a pirate site is illegal.

In fact, please note that it is illegal not only for the operator but also for the downloader.

Starting in January 2020, the copyright law will change and it will become illegal to download videos, comics, novels, photos, etc., knowing that they are illegally distributed.

The penalty for illegal downloading is imprisonment for up to two years or a fine of up to two million yen.

A person who infringes copyright or neighboring rights by receiving an automatic public transmission (omitted) that infringes copyright or neighboring rights by making a digital recording or sound recording with knowledge of such fact shall be punished by imprisonment with work for not more than two years or a fine of not more than two million yen, or both.

This means that if you download illegally from a pirate site, you risk arrest.