Tomie (1999)

Director: Ataru Oikawa
Starring: Miho Kanno, Yoriko Douguchi, Tomoroh Taguchi, Mami Nakamura

After a past trauma a young girl is trying to recover her memories with the aid of a psychiatrist and the name 'Tomie' keeps cropping up. Meanwhile a... Read more

Zatoichi 26: Darkness Is His Ally (1989)

Director: Shintaro Katsu
Starring: Shintaro Katsu, Kanako Higuchi, Takanori Jinnai, Yudai Okumura

This 26th instalment capped one of Japan's most loved and enduring movie franchises. With a gap of more than 15 years between this and number 25, Ich... Read more

Gohatto (1999)

Director: Nagisa Oshima
Starring: Takeshi Kitano, Shinji Takeda, Tadanobu Asano, Kazuko Yoshiyuki, Tomoroh Taguchi...

Master filmmaker Nagisa Oshima (In the Realm of the Senses) returns to the screen with this fascinatingly ambiguous tale of homoerotic desire and jeal... Read more

Casshern (2004)

Director: Kazuaki Kiriya
Starring: Yusuke Iseya, Kumiko Aso, Akira Terao, Kanako Higuchi, Fumiyo Kohinata, Hiroyuki...

A great war leaves an alternate earth diseased and polluted. Geneticist Dr. Azuma claims he can regenerate humankind but is refused government funding... Read more

Tetsuo II: Body Hammer (1991)

Director: Shinya Tsukamoto
Starring: Tomoroh Taguchi, Nobu Kanaoka, Shinya Tsukamoto

More of a companion piece to "Tetsuo: The Iron Man" than a sequel, "Tetsuo II: Body Hammer" sees director Shinya Tsukamoto's disturbing vision of a wo... Read more