Sep 01

Female Ninja Magic 100 Trampled Flowers (1974) a.K.a Kunoichi ninpo: hyakka manji-garami

female_ninja_magic_100_trampled_flowersThis action-packed softcore melodrama concerns a group of female ninjas who use sexual magic along with their considerable fighting skills to protect their province from takeover by a ruthless shogun and his band of fighters.
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Jul 04

Orochi the Eight-Headed Dragon (1994) aka Takeru Yamato (ヤマトタケル)

61igxs55YNLAfter killing his brother, Prince Yamato is banished from his father’s kingdom until he can bring his dangerous powers under control. On his journey, he meets and joins with the magical priestess Oto, and together they go to fight against an evil god that has been ravaging the Earth in the form of an enormous hydra. Will Yamato ever return home to reclaim his rightful place on the throne?
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Jun 09

A Thousand and One Nights (1974) aka Il fiore delle mille e una notte

7323324.3In this film inspired by the ancient erotic and mysterious tales of the Middle East, the main story concerns an innocent young man who comes to fall in love with a slave who selected him as her master. After his foolish error causes their separation, he travels in search of her. Various other travelers who recount their own tragic and romantic experiences include stories of a young man who becomes enraptured by a mysterious woman on his wedding day, and a man who is determined to free a woman from a demon.
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Apr 07

The Spiritual Love (1992) aka Gui hua hu

SpiritualLove1992Hawk Shi Yu is an apprentice Taoist priest who marries Emily Chu (it is difficult to believe that this is the same actress from Rouge). He saves the life of Chien Chien, the youngest of the three spirit sisters and she falls in love with him. Middle sister Lily becomes jealous and tries to trick Elder sister into breaking them apart so that she can have him, while Elder sister wants to kill him for his blood. A further complication to the plot are three children, who are hopping vampires, who come to the rescue of Hawk Shi Yu and Emily with the aid of Guk Fung, their big brother vampire. Finally Shi Yu’s mentor, the Taoist priest, aids in vanquishing the spirits.
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