Machine Girl

  Machine Girl Ami (Minase Yashiro, in her film debut) is a tough but otherwise average high school girl, just trying to lead a normal life. Her world comes crashing down when her brother and his friend are killed by ruthless bullies. Rating:  Format: Genres: Where to buy/watch:  Continue reading

Kite: Liberator

  Kite: Liberator In 1998’s Kite, creator/director Yasuomi Umetsu explored the dark underworld of a teenage girl assassin. In Kite: Liberator (which is more of a spin-off than a direct sequel), ten years has now passed. A new teenage assassin is cleaning up the grimy streets of Tokyo. The police… Continue reading


  Kite She may be cute. She may be young. She may seem innocent and naive, but don’t be fooled. She’s a cold-blooded killer… Rating:  Format: Genres: Where to buy/watch:  Continue reading

Godzilla vs Megalon

  Godzilla vs Megalon The undersea nation of Seatopia sends the gigantic Megalon to destroy Earth. It’s up to Godzilla and a size-shifting robot to defeat him. The fate of the world hangs in the balance. Rating:  Format: Genres: Where to buy/watch:  Continue reading

Girls High

  Girls High Eriko and her friends Yuma and Ayano are excited about entering high school. Their excitement leads to their breaking of the rules when they toured the school before the opening ceremony. They find out their preconceptions about the all female school may not be as true as… Continue reading

Death Trance

  Death Trance A lone samurai known only as Grave thirsts for the ultimate battle! Grave has stolen a mysterious coffin from the holy Tougan Temple, a coffin said to contain a great power. Trapped inside the coffin is the Goddess of Destruction. Rating: R Format: Genres: Where to buy/watch:  Continue reading

Blade of the Immortal

  Blade of the Immortal The Blade of the Immortal story revolves around a wandering warrior Manji, a crass, violent samurai with a special ability: he cannot die. Cursed with immortality by the nun Yobikuni as punishment for his ruthless deeds, he has grown weary of his ageless life. The… Continue reading

Ah My Goddess!

  Ah My Goddess A whiz with his studies, engineering student Keiichi Morisato doesn’t demonstrate the same prowess with the ladies. But one fateful evening, a wrong number puts him in contact with the “Goddess Hotline.” One wish later, Keiichi finds himself blessed with Belldandy, the perfect girlfriend and an… Continue reading


  Zatoichi This blood-stained epic shows the frailties of a man at odds with the Bushido Code. When released from jail, Zatoichi finds himself caught between rival bands of yakuza, confronts a group of gamblers, protects children and finds a beautiful woman. Rating:  Format: Genres: Where to buy/watch:      Continue reading