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[New Film Release] Japan Flix releases new film Perfect Education: Hong Kong Affair

NEW YORK, NY (July 1, 2013) – Japan Flix, the boutique online Japanese film distributor based in Brooklyn, New York, announced today that the classic 2002 film PERFECT EDUCATION: HONG KONG AFFAIR is available for rental and purchase to U.S. … Continue reading


[Trailer Watch] Zombie Ass will bombard you with shit joke after shit joke

I recently wrote an article about how only certain types of Japanese movies make it to Western audiences. I argued that it’s because of big bad companies. Those one percenters. They select films based solely on the bottom line. They’re … Continue reading

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[Trailer Watch] FLY! Heibon na Kiseki is a cute comedy about aliens we never usually hear about: the losers

If you’re looking for a cute little comedy to watch, check out FLY! Heibon na Kiseki coming out in theaters in Japan in March. Fly is an adorable-looking rom-com about Mitsuo, an introverted factory worker who’s never had a real … Continue reading

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[Trailer Watch] Will jhorror make a come-back? With “POV,” there’s a good chance

This Saturday, a new jhorror called POV Norowareta Film (or Haunted Film in English) starring Shida Mirai will hit theaters in Japan. Jhorror has been on a decline recently, but POV looks like it has the elements that made jhorror … Continue reading


[Trailer Watch] Sorry, another Oguri Shun movie, but this one looks so awesome too

Out in theaters in May is another Oguri Shun movie called Uchu Kyodai or Space Brothers. Seems like I’ve been writing about Oguri Shun a lot lately, with Arakawa Under the Bridge, which hit theaters last weekend, and The Woodsman … Continue reading

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Yakuza Weapon coming to Japan Flix very soon – latest and greatest Sushi Typhoon yet

Coming out very soon for rental on Japan Flix is action-comedy Yakuza Weapon. It’s the latest U.S. release of the infamous production company, Sushi Typhoon. Here’s a quick look into what’s in store for you if you rent this film. Continue reading

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[Trailer watch] Oguri Shun, Yakusho Koji in a dramedy about making a zombie film

Yakusho Koji and Oguri Shun star in drama comedy about an unlikely friendship between a lumberjack and a zombie film director. Continue reading

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