Mar 01

Vibrator (2003) aka ヴァイブレータ

After meeting a handsome truck driver (Nao Omori) in the midst of an urban mini-mart, a 30-something freelance writer (Shinobu Terajima) embarks on a life-changing emotional journey of sexual self-discovery. Ryuichi Hiroki (I Am an S&M Writer, Tokyo Trash Baby) directs this critically acclaimed road movie based on the novel by Mari Akasaka.

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Feb 28

Oniroku Dan : Best of SM (1984) aka SM daizenshu (団鬼六監修 SM大全集)

SM Daizenshu – Best of SM is basically clips from a few “popular” pinku films that is put into the context of a “story” – by adding “book-end” sequences that turn the film clips into slightly more than just a compilation film.

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Feb 27

Real Time Wiretap Report: Pillow Talk (1993) aka (Nama) tôchô ripôto: Chiwa

A medical researcher working with a blind, mute quadriplegic patient begins to experiment with hypnotherapy as a means to fix his seemingly non-physical ailments. Unfortunately, results are almost impossible to measure on the crippled subject, so she begins monitoring other, healthy text subjects… and even tries hypnosis on herself! What she’s unlocking in the human brain may forever change medical science forever, but will she be remain sane enough – or even alive! – to present her findings?

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Feb 12

Sexual Assault at a Hotel (1977) aka Hotel kyosei waisetsu jiken: okashite!

The lovely Ryoko is attending a Japanese University on an exchange program. She’s pretty, vulnerable, shy and full of mysterious secrets. Meeting up with her long-time friend Rumiko, Ryoko shuns her aggressive lesbian advances by saying she’s still a virgin. Rumiko is surprised at this revelation and, over the next few days, she takes Ryoko on a series of misadventures to help her with her sexual awakening. One night, after a booze and pill filled evening, a man breaks into their room and sexually assaults both women in a shockingly violent sequence. When the mysterious man’s identity is revealed, the film takes a crazy downward spiral into madness, death, and weird occult rituals. Watch for the eye-opening sequences with an Asahi beer bottle! What a product placement!

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