When Goda’s girlfriend commits suicide with a gun, Goda enters a deep depression. One night a street gang assaults him. He decides to seek revenge upon the gang and starts roaming the city in search of a gun. He is drawn deeper and deeper into an imminent gang war. Shinya Tsukamoto, director of Tetsuo and… Continue reading BULLET BALLET


Nishida and Yamazaki, two less than confident would-be bank robbers, are heading for the bank they plan to rob. It’s a fateful day for them. When they get to the spot, they find out that another robber has beaten them to it and is fleeing with the loot. As ill luck would have it, both… Continue reading UNLUCKY MONKEY


With disturbing synchronicity a couple of boys and girls die within the same hour. Tv reporter Reiko Asakawa smells a scoop. During her investigation, she finds a videotape that was seen by all the victims. The video contains an ominous message that anyone who will see the tape, will die within a week. Together with… Continue reading RING

Yoshitaka Amano

At the tender age of 15, Japanese artist Yoshitaka Amano (Shizuoka, 1952) started working as an animator trainee for the cartoon studio Tatsunoko Productions. After 15 years, Anamo decided that it was time to broaden his horizon. He resigned from the job and became a free-lance illustrator. In 1984, he met animation film director Mamoru… Continue reading Yoshitaka Amano


Mima Kirigoe is an unsuccessful pop singer. Faced with her lack of popularity, her manager advises her to drop music and to develop her talents as an actress. She obeys her agent and gets a part in a TV serial. Depressed and frustrated by the failure of her singing career she is confronted with some… Continue reading PERFECT BLUE

MIND GAME by Hiromasa Taguchi

Kazuki Katayama, a psychotherapist working at a university hospital, comes across a patient named Jun Tadokoro who has multiple personalities. The doctor devotes himself to curing Tadokoro, but one of the patient’s personalities refuses to be cured, instead plotting a vicious psychological counter-attack. Katayama himself suffers from a trauma, which Tadokoro’s vicious personality senses and… Continue reading MIND GAME by Hiromasa Taguchi


Losing her husband three years ago, Mayumi is making a living for herself and her family as a hairdresser. She runs a beauty parlor owned by her now senile mother-in-law. She has a 10 year old son, Kai, but she works so hard there is little time left to spend with him. She is unaware… Continue reading IS THAT YOU?


When the brutally murdered body of a prostitute is found, police detective Takabe arrives quickly at the scene and notices a strange similarity to other recent murders. Although a different murderer has been arrested in each case, all the murders have one thing in common, each victim has been slashed with a large “X” across… Continue reading CURE


Joe Young, a struggling Mormon actor from Utah, is preaching door-to-door in Los Angeles one day when he stumbles upon the set of Orgazmo, a porno movie directed by the infamous Maxxx Orbison. As soon as they meet, Maxxx immediately pegs Joe as the leading man he’s been looking for. Joe’s religious upbringing makes him… Continue reading ORGAZMO


Two young campers, exhausted after a long walk through the wild forests of Texas, stumble over the fence of a seemingly abandoned military camp. Looking for shelter, they go in and discover a swimming pool inside one of the buildings. The young couple, thrilled, decides to go for a swim. After a few minutes of… Continue reading PIRANHAS