Aug 15

Temptation of Kimono (2009) aka Kimono no yūwaku

Mikage will get wedded to Youiti next 12 months, she confirms to stay at one house with Youiti’s mom and dad. Some day, Youiti’s dad disrobed Mikage’s Kimono and abused her. To her astonishment, her fiancé Youiti whom Mikage thinks true love has an relationship with his young stepmother. Surprised and blasted, what will Mikage do?

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Aug 15

Love is a Crazy Thing (2005) aka Yeonae (연애)

Au-jin is a mother of two children and wife to a husband in deep financial difficulties. To augment her income, she works for a telephone sex-chat service. After a chance meeting with Madam Kim, she is offered a job in an all-night bar acting as a companion for lonely men. She is uncomfortable as the level of services she must provide increases, until one day she is introduced to a customer who appears to treat her affectionately and lovingly. Could he be the one for her, the one to take her away from all this?

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Aug 09

Torso (2009) aka Toruso

Kore-eda’s longtime cinematographer, Yutaka Yamazaki, made his directoral debut this year with Torso. Following in the footsteps of Air Doll, Yamazaki takes on a story of a human loving a sex toy with a much different outcome than Kore-eda’s opus. Makiko Watanabe aces the role of a alienated woman “in love” with a blow-up male torso. Rising star Sakura Ando, playing her sister adds to the tension when discovers her secret desire. All in all, a taught and forgiving drama that makes loving an armless, headless, legless torso make sense.

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Aug 04

Sakiko no sushi (2005)

With a special natural instinct of “absolute taste”, the genius girl Sakiko was trained by her father in their family sushi bar. But one day Sakiko was fed up with her father’s harsh training. She left with her boyfriend. Years later she came back home only to find her father’s sushi bar to be taken over by the rich girl Harumi and her Black Gang as a revenge of Harumi’s lost love. Now Sakiko had to fight not only for her family but her dignity to win the sushi contest.

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Jul 19

Ninja Vixens 3 : Devilish Angels (2002) aka Kunoichi nimpoden: Akuma no tenshi

The sexually charged action film Ninja Vixens: Devilish Angels concerns a member of the attractive, brutal group who ends up caring for an orphan. She attempts to keep the more unsavory aspects of her life away from the girl, but these harsh facts come to light after bad guys set a nefarious plot into motion.

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