Friday, September 30, 2011

Zebraman

Japan, 2004
Director: Takashi Miike
Starring: Sho Aikawa, Kyoka Suzuki, Atsuro Watabe, Yui Ichikawa


Thursday, September 29, 2011

Bullet Ballet

Japan, 1998
Director: Shinya Tsukamoto
Starring: Shinya Tsukamoto, Kirina Mano, Tatsuya Nakamura


Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Shinrei 2 (Psychic)

Japan, 1996
Director: Junji Inagawa
Starring: Rumi, Mizuki Sano, Junji Inakawa




Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Sky High

Japan, 2003
Director: Ryuhei Kitamura
Starring: Yumiko Shaku, Takao Osawa, Shosuke Tanihara, Eihi Shiina, Kimika Yoshino




Monday, September 26, 2011

Infection

Japan, 2004
Director: Masayuki Ochiai
Starring: Michiko Hada, Mari Hoshino, Noriko Sakai, Maki Horikita, Hiroshi Mikami

4-page chirashi that features Infection on the front side and Premonition on the rear. Great J-horror images for both!



Sunday, September 25, 2011

Uzumaki (Spiral)

Japan, 2000
Director: Higuchinsky
Starring: Eriko Hatsune, Fhi Fan, Hinako Saeki

Strange and surreal poster for a strange and surreal movie.




Saturday, September 24, 2011

Sharkskin Man and Peach Hip Girl

Japan, 1998
Director: Katsuhito Ishii
Starring: Asano Tadanobu, Ittoku Kishibe, Sie Kohinata

Features accents in silver ink for this early Tadanobu Asano flick.


Friday, September 23, 2011

The Wasetai

Japan, 1998
Director: Ishibashi Yoshimasa
Starring: Takashi Okamoto, Shima mami




Thursday, September 22, 2011

The woman changed into a suit at a bus stop

Japan, 2002
Director: Konuma Masaru
Starring: Naho Toda, Endou Norikazu, Nakamura Asami



Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Tokyo Girl

Japan, 2008
Director: Kazuya Konaka
Starring: Kaho, Naomi Akimoto, Marika Fukunaga




Monday, September 19, 2011

Yohkiroh (The Geisha)

Japan, 1983
Director: Hideo Gosha
Starring: Ken Ogata, Kimiko Ikegami, Atsuko Asano






Sunday, September 18, 2011

Memoirs of a Geisha

USA, 2005
Director: Rob Marshall
Starring: Ziyi Zhang, Li Gong, Michelle Yeoh, Togo Igawa, Ken Watanabe


Saturday, September 17, 2011

Sakuran

Japan, 2006
Director: Mika Ninagawa
Starring: Anna Tsuchiya, Kippei Shiina, Yoshino Kimura, Miho Kanno, Masanobu Ando, Ken'ichi Endo




Thursday, September 15, 2011

Shogun

USA/Japan, 1980
Director: Jerry London
Starring: Richard Chamberlain, Toshiro Mifune, Yoko Shimada

Epic poster for this epic mini-series.




Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Red Beard

Japan, 1965
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Starring: Toshiro Mifune, Yuzo Kayama, Tsutomu Yamazaki

Poster for the 1984 re-release.




Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Kagemusha

Japan, 1980
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Starring: Tatsuya Nakadai, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Ken'ichi Hagiwara




Monday, September 12, 2011

Seven Samurai

Japan, 1954
Director: Akira Kurosawa
Starring: Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Keiko Tsushima

Poster for the 1975 re-release.





Sunday, September 11, 2011

Kagero 2

Japan, 1996
Director: Izo Hashimoto
Starring: Reiko Takashima, Rumiko Koyanagi, Eriko Tamura


Saturday, September 10, 2011

Sasori

Japan, 2008
Director: Joe Ma
Starring: Miki Mizuno, Dylan Kuo, Emme Wong, Ryo Ishibashi, Simon Yam




Friday, September 9, 2011

Lone Wolf & Cub: Get the Minor

Japan, 1993
Director: Akira Inoue
Starring: Masakazu Tamura, Tatsuya Nakadai, Yushi Shoda, Yuko Kotegawa




Thursday, September 8, 2011

Ichi

Japan, 2008
Director: Fumihiko Sori
Starring: Haruka Ayase, Shido Nakamura, Yosuke Kubozuka





Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Kamikaze Girls

Japan, 2004
Director: Tetsuya Nakashima
Starring: Kyoko Fukada, Anna Tsuchiya, Hiroyuki Miyasako, Eiko Koike



Read a Review of the movie at Twisted Flicks

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Immoral: Frozen Corpse

Japan, 2008
Director: Hitoshi Ozawa
Starring: Sato Hiroko, Shoko Kuzuhara, Yasushi Ninomiya, Moe Nishino


Monday, September 5, 2011