Jun 06

Kûki ningyô (2009) aka Air Doll

19045203bcd069251571a4bb3b4c67a73348d7fdAn “air doll” suddenly develops human feelings one day. Without her owner knowing, the air doll decides to walk around town. She then falls in love with Junichi, whom she spots while walking the aisles of a video rental store. She then starts to date Junichi and eventually works at the video shop. Everything seems to be going perfect for the air doll until something unexpected happens to her.

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Jun 04

Memoirs of a Lady Ninja 2 (2011) aka The Secret Female Ninja 2

51fvdQX3udLDuring Japan’s feudal era, Mitsuhide Akechi worked to foil Nobunaga Oda’s ambition for the unification of the entire country. To this end, Akechi had his eyes set on many of Oda’s vassals, including leyasu Tokugawa. To protect Tokugawa’s life, the kunoichi Kaede is sent to keep an eye on him as he travels through the mountains of Igo. Hiding in plain sight as a boxwood inn, she discovers that a skilled killer and his crew are already gathering in the area. Will a single lady ninja be able to complete her mission in the face of so many armed and dangerous men?
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May 31

Curse (1988) AKA Chu nu jiang

01Ma is married to a bad-tempered old basttard in a wheelchair, but also loves a young man. When he is killed by her equally awful cousin, Ma has a spell cast to keep her at the same age until her lover reincarnates. Forty years on, Ma (now Maria) has not aged, and she finds him. But he (now named Robert) is happily married to Amy. When Robert travels to Manila, Maria follows him, and finds a sorcerer to cast a love spell. Amy finds out, and tries to take her husband back.

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Nov 12

The Lost World of Sinbad (1963) AKA Dai tozoku

Sampir

An adventurous and daring sailor sets sail to the castle of an ailing king to stop an evil premier, hungry for power and wealth, from succeeding the throne and marrying the king’s beautiful daughter. Along the way, with the help of some courageous rebels and a lustful wizard, he must overcome the powers of a bewitching witch, a band of ruthless pirates, and the castle’s Imperial guards. He must also free those kidnapped into slavery and restore the king’s reputation. Continue reading