Apr 18

Stray Cat Rock: Delinquent Girl Boss (1970) aka Nora-neko rokku: Onna banchô

Tough girl biker Ako (pop singer Akiko Wada) comes across Mei (Meiko Kaji) and her girl gang (the Alleycats/Stray Cats) as they are about to have a knife fight in Shinjuku, Tokyo with another gang of girls. When the second gang calls in their boyfriends for help, Ako joins in and turns the tide for Mei and her gang and becomes a leader figure for the girls. Meanwhile, Mei’s boyfriend Michio (Koji Wada) wants to join some right-wing nationalists, the Seiyu Group. To prove himself, he induces an old friend Kelly (Ken Sanders) to throw a boxing match so the Seiyu Group can cash in betting against him. But when the boxer, encouraged by Ako and Mei, wins the fight, the Seiyu Group takes their anger out on Michio until Mei and the Alleycats rescue him. But Mei and the girls are now on the run from the powerful group. Mei is eventually killed and Ako leaves Shinjuku, roaring away on her bike.

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Apr 13

Kunoichi Lady Ninja (1998) aka Kunoichi ninpô chô Yagyû gaiden: Edobana jigoku-hen

Yuko Moriyama stars in this ninja period piece as one of seven women determined to exact revenge on the evil lord Akinari Katou and “The 7 Spears”, the band of soldiers he commands. Trained assassins and skilled in sorcery, these men took over the Aizu prefecture and took its most beautiful young women as concubines. When they left, they left behind seven daughters, who have now sought out the sword-master Jyubei Yagyuu to help them discover their own power so that they exact their own revenge. The heroins are, every one of them, cute as they come. The villains are wacky and eccentric. Plenty of blood, dismemberment and a considerable amount of bared female flesh.

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Apr 12

Ninja Vixens 5: Web of Passion (2002)

When a lord’s secret ninjitsu scroll is stolen, it falls to sexy Shadow and cute Mirage to retrieve the heirloom that protects the clan from evil. Joining them on their quest is the money-hungry and alluring Miracle, whose beauty and rogue ninja ways cause things to heat up among the voluptuous warriors. They must learn to work together against the mysterious enemy’s demonic spells – and when Mirage is captured and bound by a monstrous and seductive spider woman, the ninja vixens face their most arousing adventure ever!

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Apr 04

Terrifying Girls High School : Delinquent Convulsion Group (1973) aka Kyofu joshikôkô: Furyo monzetsu guruupu

A nasty schoolgirl does what she pleases, under the protection of her father, who is the school principal. Another girl is not so nasty, but she is determined and tough enough to contest the girl’s gang in a democratic vote – and win. That causes her trouble in school, just when her own father, who owns a truck transport company, is murdered in a fake car accident by an American mobster. Before the girl can react, her naive mother has signed over the company to the mobster, and accepted him as her lover. Repentant, the mother starts drinking, and the good schoolgirl ties up with a halfbreed young man, who also has a grudge against Americans. He starts spying on the gangsters, discovers they are dealing in drugs, but is killed before he can report it. The good girl will lead her team in a desperation assault on the mobsters.

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Mar 30

Girl Boss Guerilla (1972) aka Sukeban gerira

Miko Sugimoto is the leader of the Red Helmet Gang, a biker girl gang from Shinjuku who wind up in Kyoto and make a bid to take over the local girl gangs there. Successful for a short time in ruling the streets it isn’t long before Miko and her crew run afoul of the local Yakuza, and are forced to turn to Reiko Ike, a ronin Yakuza girl, and sister to one of the top Yakuza in Kyoto, for help, leading to a murderous showdown at a small coastal resort.

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Mar 28

Terrifing Girls’ High School: Women’s Violent Classroom (1972) aka Kyôfu joshikôkô: Onna bôryoku kyôshitsu

Delinquent girl boss meets and conflicts with an orphan girl who lives an isolated life after the dramatic deaths of her parents. She plays the piano, but stands up against her lecherous guardian, who is also a school official.

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Mar 22

Yakuza Wives 7: Love is Hell (1994) aka Shin gokudo no onna-tachi: horetara jigoku

A wife of a small Osaka family risks her life to protect her husband’s family and its members against much larger, more established organizations. The odds are stacked against her and her family. She even follows the yakuza way to the lette but the other organizations tries to use that against her.

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