Saturday, April 28, 2012

The X from Outer Space

Uch├╗ daikaij├╗ Girara
Japan, 1967
Director: Kazui Nihonmatsu
Starring: Eiji Okada, Toshiya Wazaki, Itoko Harada

Poster for the 2012 re-release.

Friday, April 27, 2012

Step Up Love Story: Second Kiss

Eiga-ban: Futari ecchi - sekando kissu
Japan, 2011
Director: Kazuhiro Yokoyama
Starring: Kirara Asuka, Yuri Morishita, Hikaru Okada

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Tomie: Unlimited

Japan, 2011
Director: Noboru Iguchi
Starring: Miu Nakamura, Moe Arai, Maiko Kawakami

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Salvage Mice

Japan, 2011
Director: Ryuta Tazaki
Starring: Mitsuki Tanimura, Julia Nagano, Seiya Osada

Monday, April 23, 2012

Henge

Japan, 2011
Director: Hajime Ohata
Starring: Aki Morita, Kazunari Aizawa, Teruhiko Nobukuni

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Lady Ninja: Reflections of Darkness

Japan, 2011
Director: Kosuke Hishinuma
Starring: Yuri Morishita, Kei Mizutani, Mari Abe, Sho Nishino, Asami

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Rape Zombie: Lust of the Dead

Japan, 2012
Director: Naoyuki Tomomatsu
Starring: Yui Aikawa, Kazuyoshi Akishima, Asami, Norman England

Another 'quality' exploitation release coming out of Japan :) Tokyo Tower looms in the background of a post-apocalyptic Tokyo. Four sexy babes struggle to remain within their clothes while menacing zombies lurch towards them. Luckily they're well-armed - those zombies look nasty.


Monday, April 9, 2012

The Legend of Love & Sincerity

Japan, 2012
Director: Takashi Miike
Starring: Satoshi Tsumabuki, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Masachika Ichimura

One of Japan's two entries to Cannes 2012. (The other is Koji Wakamatsu's Petrel Hotel Blue)

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Love Exposure (Ver:B)

Japan, 2008
Director: Sion Sono
Starring: Takahiro Nishijima, Hikari Mitsushima, Sakura Ando

Friday, April 6, 2012

Crossfire

Japan, 2000
Director: Shusuke Kaneko
Starring: Akiko Yada, Hideaki Ito, Ryuji Harada, Renji Ishibashi

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Ichi (Ver:B)

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

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Shodo Girls!!

Japan, 2010
Director: Ryuichi Inomata
Starring: Riko Narumi, Nobuaki Kaneko, Shin'ichi Hatori

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Step Up Love Story

Japan, 2011
Director: Kazuhiro Yokoyama
Starring: Riki Miura, Yuri Morishita

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Helter Skelter

Japan, 2012
Director: Mika Ninagawa
Starring: Erika Sawajiri, Nao Ohmori, Anne Suzuki, Sho Aikawa