Watch Kôkaku kidôtai 2.0: Digitally reproduced version of Ghost in the Shell; a hacker known as the Puppet Master is hunted by a female cyborg cop and her partner.
Ryo Saeba, the famed "City Hunter," has been hired by James McGuire, the president-elect of a newly-freed South American country, to protect one of the members of the Japanese Secret Service assigned to his protection detail. The young woman happens to be McGuire's daughter and has been targeted for assassination over a fabulous cache of diamonds that McGuire had discovered while still a freedom-fighter. Saeba, while protecting his charge, also takes it upoin himself to try to get some "mokkori" action going with her...
This movie takes place in a distant future, and is the story of a the young cyborg Gally, who is found on a scrapheap by the Cyberdoctor Daisuke Ido, who rebilds her and becomes her surrogate father. Gally has no memory of her past, but soon displays remarkable fighting skills. She starts working as a bounty hunter and meets a young boy Yugo, who has the impossible dream of going to Zalem. A giant satelite floating above the city. Not realising that Yugo's dream can only end in missery Gally sets out to help him.
aka: The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi
Blind Zatoichi makes his living by gambling and giving massages. But behind his humble facade, Zatoichi is a master swordsman, gifted with lightning-fast draw and strokes of breathtaking precision. Zatoichi wanders into a town run by sinister gangs and a powerful samurai. He's destined for violent showdowns when he stumbles on two beautiful geishas avenging their parents' murder... Duels, wit and a touch of zen! Cult anti-hero Zatoichi is back in a sword-fighting adventure written, directed and starring Takeshi Kitano. Japense
A mysterious suicide and a series of unmanned robot run-aways sparks off a Police investigation into the suspicious software on-board thousands of industrial robots around Tokyo. Step by step, the police find themselves tangled up by the web of a perfect crime which awaits the approaching Typhoon to activate thousands of virus affected robots. As time runs out, Asuma and his team must complete a task that is doomed to be a failure before the Typhoon lands Tokyo.
aka: Ankokugai no bijo
A man steals some diamonds, but after hiding them goes to prison for 3 years for the heist. His partner stays outside. When he gets out he and begins to see about retrieving the loot his partner gets whacked. This brings in the "Underworld Beauty", the partner's sister, who now wants revenge. Can the hero get the diamonds and protect the 'beauty"? Of does she even need protection?
aka: Mizu no nai puuru
Cast (in credits order)
Yûya Uchida Yûya Uchida ...
Mie Mie ...
Reiko Nakamura Reiko Nakamura ...
Yumiko Fujita Yumiko Fujita ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fujio Akatsuka Fujio Akatsuka
Yoshio Harada Yoshio Harada ...
Megumi Saki Megumi Saki ...
Woman in the shade of a tree
Kenji Sawada Kenji Sawada ...
Tamori Tamori ...
Camera shop owner
Fujio Tokita Fujio Tokita ...
Taiji Tonoyama Taiji Tonoyama ...
Rikiya Yasuoka Rikiya Yasuoka ...
aka: Kaibyô Ômagatsuji
A kabuki actress is poisoned but her cat laps her mistress's blood and becomes a demon possessed by the vengeful murder victim.
Kamogawa horumo: University students play an ancient game that involves calling spirits to attack one's opponent.
Watch Odoru daisosasen the movie 2: Rainbow Bridge wo fuusa seyo!: Rainbow Bridge wo Fuusaseyo!
Watch Yume uru futari: After losing their restaurant in a fire, a husband and wife come up with a strange plan to rebuild their shattered finances: marrying the husband off to a series of lonely women and defrauding them.