Dead or Alive: Final (2002)

Director: Takashi Miike
Starring: Sho Aikawa, Riki Takeuchi

Freely referencing from anime to Huxley's "Brave New World", from "Blade Runner" to Jean-Luc Godard, director Takashi Miike ("Audition", "Ichi the Kil... Read more

Ginji the Slasher (2003)

Director: Takashi Miike
Starring: Riki Takeuchi, Isao Natsuyagi

In 1945, when Japan surrended, Ginji Sonezaki saw no hope in the future, and tried to commit suicide, but he was saved by Kuroda, his superior officer... Read more

Fudoh - The New Generation (1996)

Director: Takashi Miike
Starring: Miho Momoto, Riki Takeuchi, Shosuke Tanihara

This wild hallucinatory yakuza drama, directed by Japan's gonzo cinema auteur Takashi Miike, is about one of the ugliest family squabbles this side of... Read more

Dead or Alive (1999)

Director: Takashi Miike
Starring: Sho Aikawa, Riki Takeuchi

In Tokyo's crime-ridden Shinjuku district, emotionally and financially bankrupt Detective Jojima plays referee in a gangland turf war pitting the Japa... Read more

Dead or Alive 2 (2000)

Director: Takashi Miike
Starring: Sho Aikawa, Riki Takeuchi, Edison Chen, Shinya Tsukamoto

After Yakuza hitman Mizuki (Sho Aikawa) watches a high-priced target gunned down by another assassin, he combs the underworld in search of clues that... Read more

Sword of Alexander (2007)

Director: Yukihiko Tsutsumi
Starring: Hiroshi Abe, Kyoko Hasegawa, Meisa Kuroki, Riki Takeuchi, Kankuro Kudo

A riotous period/fantasy/Samurai spoof with free-spirited Genkuro wandering the land with the mighty 'Sword of Alexander', one of three mystical objec... Read more

Big Man Japan (2007)

Director: Hitoshi Matsumoto
Starring: Hitoshi Matsumoto, Riki Takeuchi, Claudio Uassouf, Ryunosuke Kamiki, Itsuji Itao

Irresistably hilarious mockumentary about a sad-sack 40-something who is carrying on the family tradition of turning into a superhero, when the need a... Read more

Last Life in the Universe (2003)

Director: Pen-Ek Ratanaruang
Starring: Sinitta Boonyasak, Asano Tadanobu, Laila Boonyasak, Yutaka Matsushige, Riki Take...

A macabre, dead-pan comedy/drama chronicling the unlikely and all-too-brief romance that develops between two disparate loners. Kenji is a fastidious... Read more