New JAPANESE dvd releases for 2016

DVD available to buy at
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A LETTER TO MOMO (PG) 2011 JAPAN OKIURA, HIROYUKI £19.99
Japanese amine. After the death of her father 11-year-old Momo moves with her mother to the remote island of Shio. Her Moon, overcome with grief, tries to find meaning behind an unfinished letter her father left her containing only two words, ‘Dear Momo’.
A SCENE AT THE SEA (U) 1992 JAPAN KITANO, TAKESHI BLU RAY ONLY £19.99
Shigeru, a hearing-impaired sanitation worker, finds a broken surf board in a pile of rubbish . He decides to mend the board and hit the beach. Shigeru anxiously attempts to catch a wave, unaware of the local’s heckles and laughter.
BLOOD BLOCKADE BATTLEFRONT (15) 2015 JAPAN MATSUMOTO, RIE £29.99
All 12 episodes of the Japanese anime about monsters that have broken through a portal from their world and are now causing havoc in the city formerly known as New York.
DOLLS (12) 2002 JAPAN KITANO, TAKESHI BLU RAY ONLY £19.99
Three touching tradition Bunraku stories about undying love.
THE EMPIRE OF CORPSES (15) 2015 JAPAN MAKIHARA, RYOUTAROU £34.99
Sci-fi anime feature based on the novel by Project Itoh and Tô Enjo. Set in 19th-century London, new technology has allowed human corpses to be reanimated and used as labourers for Europe’s industrial advancement.
FEMALE PRISONER SCORPION: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION (18) JAPAN ITO,S/HASEBE, Y £79.99
Collection of Japanese thrillers starring Meiko Kaji. Contains ‘Female Prisoner #701 – Scorpion’ (1972), ‘Female Prisoner #701 – Scorpion: Jailhouse 41’ (1972), ‘Female Prisoner #701 – Scorpion: Beast Stable’ (1973) and ‘Female Prisoner Scorpion #701’s Grudge Song’ (1973).
FREE!: ETERNAL SUMMER (PG) 2014 JAPAN UTSUMI, HIROKO £24.99
All 13 episodes of the Japanese anime about the members of a high school swimming team.
GANKUTSUOU (15) 2004 JAPAN KOUYAMA, SHUICH £59.99
All 24 episodes of the Japanese anime series loosely based on ‘The Count of Monte Cristo’M,M but set in the year 5053.
HANA-BI (18) 1997 JAPAN TAKESHI KITANO BLU RAY ONLY £19.99
Award winning tale of guilt, death and loyalty.
THE HUMAN CONDITION TRILOGY (18) 1961 JAPAN KOBAYASHI, MASAKI DUAL FORMAT BLU RAY /DVD £69.99
Wartime trilogy based on Junpei Gomikawa’s novel which followings the journey of pacifist Kaji (Tatsuya Nakadai) from naïve labour camp supervisor to Imperial soldier and eventually to Soviet prisoner of war. Features – No Greater Love (1959), Road to Eternity (1959) and A Soldier’s Prayer (1961).
KIDS RETURN (15) 1996 JAPAN KITANO, TAKESHI BLU RAY ONLY £19.99
Two trouble-making, teenage bullies drop-out of school to try and become successful in the real world. One becomes a small-time boxer and the other joins the Yakuza gang.
KIJU YOSHIDA: LOVE AND ANARCHISM (15) 1973 JAPAN YOSHIDA, YOSHISHIGE DUAL FORMAT BLU RAY-DVD £54.99
Collection of three works from the late sixties and early seventies, a loose trilogy united by their radical politics. EROS + MASSACRE (1969) tells the parallel stories of early 20th-century anarchist. HEROIC PURGATORY(1970) presents a bleak but dreamlike investigation into the political discourses taking place in early seventies Japan. COUP D’ÉTAT (1973) is a biopic of Ikki Kita, the right-wing extremist who sought to overthrow the government in 1936.
KIKUJIRO (12) 1998 JAPAN KITANO, TAKESHI DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
A retired Yakuza is forced to help a young boy to find his mother.
LOVE & PEACE (15) 2015 JAPAN SONO, SION £14.99
Comedy drama about shy bullied office worker who is forced to flush his pet turtle down the toilet, but when it reappears from the sewers with magic powers it transform his owner’s dreams into reality.
LOVE, ELECTION AND CHOCOLATE: COLLECTION (12) 2012 JAPAN KITAHATA, TORU £29.99
Complete collection of the anime based on the visual novel by Sprite.
MISS HOKUSAI (12) 2015 JAPAN HARA, KEIICHI £12.99
Based on the manga series by Hinako Sugiura about a real life artist and his daughter. Set in 1814, about a daughter of an unconventional painter Tetsuzo who encourages her to develop her artistic skills in a conservative Japanese society.
OUR LITTLE SISTER (PG) 2015 JAPAN KOREEDA, HIROKAZU DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Three sisters live together in the quiet coastal town of Kamakura, however idyllic peace is shattered when there mother return after a long absence.
OVER YOUR DEAD BODY (18) 2014 JAPAN MIIKE, TAKASHI £15.99
Supernatural horror feature story in which an actors characters begin to spill over into reality with dire consequences.
PSYCHO-PASS: THE MOVIE (15) 2015 JAPAN MOTOHIRO, K/SHIOTANI, N £34.99
Feature-length spin-off of the Japanese sci-fi series. Set in a future world where systems have been developed that can anticipate crimes in advance.
RAN (15) 1985 JAPAN KUROSAWA, AKIRA DVD £19.99 BLU RAY £24.99
This complex, newly restored, Oscar-winning epic is Kurosawa’s interpretation of King Lear.
TERROR IN RESONANCE (15) 2015 JAPAN WATANABE, SHINICHIRÔ £24.99
All eleven episodes of the Japanese anime set in an alternate Tokyo that has been devastated by a terrorist attack.
OVER YOUR DEAD BODY (18) 2014 JAPAN MIIKE, TAKASHI £15.99
Supernatural horror feature story in which an actors characters begin to spill over into reality with dire consequences.
TOSHIAKI TOYODA: THE EARLY YEARS (15) 2013 JAPAN TOYODA, TOSHIAKI £28.99
Triple bill of cult Japanese films – ‘Pornostar’ (1998) , ‘Unchain’ (2000) and ‘9 Souls’ (2003).
UZUMASA LIMELIGHT (15) 2014 JAPAN OCHIAI, KEN £14.99
Older actor Seiichi Kamiyama (Seizo Fukumoto) is struggling to find work within the declining samurai film-making tradition. Having played the part of the Kirareyaku, whose role is to die at the hands of the picture’s leading star, he finds new purpose in life by teaching a young actress the art of the Kirareyaku along with the elegant art of stage sword fighting.
WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE (U) 2014 JAPAN YONEBAYASHI, HIROMASA DVD – £19.99 BLU RAY £24.99
Studio Ghibli anime about 12-year-old asthmatic tomboy Anna who is sent to stay with relatives in a seaside town . Here Anna sees an old, abandoned mansion that is in pristine condition and in which a young girl called Marnie lives. Anna sets out to discover the truth about the girl and the house.

 

 

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