Based on a true story set in pre-war Japan, a man and one of his servants begin a torrid affair. Their desire becomes a sexual obsession so strong that to intensify their ardor, they forsake all, even life itself. Continue reading
During 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?
A Japanese schoolgirl witnesses the suicide of her close friend and the indifference of her classmates to the bloody spectacle. Continue reading
Junko Miyashita plays an office lady that’s having an affair with the boss. He says he’ll never leave his wife. She plots to kidnap his daughter for big money. Continue reading
Newly wedded couple had a very unsatisfactory sex life due to the fact that they are always outstationed. They went to a sex party which introduced a new man into their sex lives. Unfortunately, she got pregnant but lied about it. How is she going to handle it?
Naomi (Jun Izumi) and her business partner Tadashi run a neighborhood bar, sharing the profits, as well as each other. Continue reading
Natsuko is a woman of 20 who feels entrapped in her long-running relationship with another man—she wants out of a “nowhere” life and into something better. To that end, she hooks up with a photographer and poses for him in the nude—if only to break away from her restricted existence for awhile. Continue reading
The landlord of a boarding house in 1923 Tokyo, is keen on spying on the bizarre close encounters taking place beneath his roof. One day he sees a prostitute killing a customer, and decides he’s found his soulmate. Continue reading
Noted filmmaker Kaneto Shindo directs this erotic drama adapted from the autobiographical book by renowned writer Nagai Kafu. Kafu, a noted rake and whoremonger, became one of Japan’s more celebrated literary figures by documenting fleeting pleasures and subtle human interactions as he frequented Ginza cafes and Yoshiwara brothels.