Feb 24

Erotibot (2011) aka Karei naru erogami-ke no ichizoku: Shinsô reijô wa denki shitsuji no yume o miru ka

Tamayo is the sole heiress to her family’s considerable fortune. As such, she lives a life of comfort, protected and served by her three faithful androids. These androids: one smart, one strong, one a bit of a klutz, attend to Tamayo’s every whim, which has recently seen them divulge her growing sexuality, which has caused tension between the droids.

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Feb 24

Fascination: Portrait of a Lady (1977) aka Genso fujin ezu

Fantasy_Potrait_Of_A_Wife_AKA_Genso_fujin_ezuHisako is the sexually-frustrated wife of the older art academy Professor Ouchi. Ouchi is a repressed conservative who disdains modern art, and expels Kazuo, a student who specializes in SM painting. Hisako becomes obsessed with the expelled student, and has an affair with him. Kazuo and Hisako retire to a cabin in the countryside where they indulge in SM activities.

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Feb 17

Subway Serial Rape: Lover Hunting (1988) aka Chikatetsu renzoku reipu: Aijin-gari

A woman is raped on a crowded subway. No one reports it to the police. A TV studio exploits the incident to boost ratings, with tragic results, including the victimization of the reporter sent to harass the gang members who committed the crime.

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Feb 17

Konkatsu Battle Royal (2010) aka 婚活バトルロワイアル

Konkatsu-Battle-RoyalIn 2015, the Japanese economy has collapsed due to global recession. While unemployment rates are over 35 percent, 150,000 people commit suicide every year. In such conditions, a TV program, 24-hour Marriage Battle Royale, skyrockets to unprecedented fame and popularity, where people are set on fire on camera. It’s the ultimate in extreme programming, an ordeal of marriage hunting where women in debt play games to marry famed celebrities abroad, with the losers facing humiliation and could be death. Hana Shinjo, a has-been idol, makes a desperate stab at a new life by applying to the show as a contestant. When accepted, she finds herself pitted against a single mother, a former business owner, a club hostess, a rogue, a high-school girl, and an assorted mob of heartless, cold-blooded women. A frenzied battle for life itself now begins.

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