Jan 03

Dirty Hero (1982) aka Yogoreta eiyû

Akio man Kitano bet on 0.1 seconds of ecstasy. He is a loner that does not belong anywhere in the team that crawled up from loneliness in the two-wheel racer of legend. Herd of beauty around him – designer, zaibatsu daughter, a banker’s wife, neither merely a tool. For Kitano, run it, and race action movie of a different color due to the I! Haruki Kadokawa-first coach was all that to become a world champion fast.

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Dec 22

Step Up Love Story (2011) aka Eiga-ban: Futari ecchi

A live-action adaptation of the popular comic aimed at young adults by Katsu Aki. Gravure idol Morishita Yuuri plays the lead role in this abundantly sexy and comical depiction of two newlywed virgins who attempt to develop their love for each other through sex. Onoda Makoto (Miura Riki) and Yura (Morishita) enter into an arranged marriage without any sexual experience whatsoever. After failing to consummate their union on their wedding night, they try desperately to become a genuine married couple, but Yura begins to suspect that her husband is only interested in her body.

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Dec 04

Bathhouse 911: Jellyfish Bliss (1978) aka Toruko 110-ban: Monzetsu Kurage

Yukihiko Kondo directed this forgettable Nikkatsu pinku eiga film about a brothel headhunter named Miura (Koichi Hoshino) who brings young runaway Choma (Etsuko Hara) to a bathhouse/brothel and begins her prostitution career. Miura also falls in love with Choma, which causes problems when she falls for a dangerous yakuza gangster (Nobutaka Masutomi). Regular genre viewers will recognize Yuko Katagiri, a long way from her days as star of films like Hachigatsu Wa Eros No Nioi, and Shiroi Tenshi No Yuwaku as two of the prostitutes.

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Oct 25

1448 Love Among Us (2014) aka รักเรา..ของใคร

Relationships that men do not understand. It is rather predictable. Pim is unsatisfied with her man and when he chooses to leave her to study abroad, she makes sure all ties with him are cut. Enter another woman, Pat. The two women embark on a relationship almost too quickly. They go as far as having a wedding, in which Pat’s parents refuse to attend.

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