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Godzilla in Tokyo Midtown

Por kirai el 20 de July de 2014 en Cinema

If you go to the gardens at Tokyo Midtown before the end of August you will have the chance to meet Godzilla. Well, to be honest, you will only have the chance to see half Godzilla with an exact height of 6.6 meters (22 feet). The statue has been built to commemorate the 60th anniversary […]

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Hentai Kamen

Por kirai el 08 de February de 2014 en Cinema

My brother sends me the trailer of the movie Hentai Kamen. The Hentai Kamen movie is fairly new (2013) but the manga is a classic. It was published in Shonen Jump magazine in the beginning of the 90s and it defined the hentai (pervert) dressing style. The main character is a young man who practices […]

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Robogeisha

Por kirai el 27 de January de 2014 en Cinema

Robogeisha is a low budget movie with high levels of surrealism and absurd freakism. The main character is a geisha with innate powers that is recruited by a group of assassing geishas. Step by step, parts of her body are replaced by lethal weapons: This is the trailer. You can watch the full movie here […]

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Rurouni Kenshin Live-Action Movie

Por kirai el 01 de October de 2012 en Anime,Cinema

I recently saw the adaptation of the anime Rurouni Kenshin to a live-action movie and I found it fabulous! Visually speaking the movie is impressive; while at the same time its plot is very entertaining. Maybe one of its problems is that it tries to be too faithfull to the anime and it assumes that […]

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Mika-san explains The Empire Strikes Back

Por kirai el 08 de December de 2011 en Cinema

No more “Eiga dorobou”

Por kirai el 11 de August de 2011 en Cinema,Videos

In many Japanese movie theaters, just before the movie starts, the following video is shown. It explains that uploading/downloading movies to/from the Internet and recording with a camera inside a theater are crimes punished by law. No More “Eiga dorobou”; “Eiga dorobou” means “steal movies”:

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Azumi

Por kirai el 05 de July de 2011 en Cinema

Azumi is a 2003 Japanese movie directed by Ryuhei Kitamura. The action in this movie takes place right after the great Sekigahara battle. Sekigahara battle is one of the most prominent events in Japanese history. It took place on September 15, 1600, when Tokugawa Ieyasu’s forces defeated shogun (governor) Toyotomi Hideyoshi’s men. From that battle […]

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Confessions, 告白

Por kirai el 28 de February de 2011 en Cinema

Confessions (告白) by Tetsuya Nakashima was the Japanese movie selected as the entry for the Best Foreign Language Film of this year. The movie is based on a novel by Kanae Minato, which was one the most sold books in Japan in 2008. I hadn’t seen the movie until my brother recommended it to me […]

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