Description: Naomi (Jun Izumi) and her business partner Tadashi run a neighborhood bar, sharing the profits, as well as each other. One evening, a yakuza gangster swaggers into the bar with a stack of money for Tadashi. he takes Naomi in an exchange. She is trained as a high-class hooker and is, seemingly, grateful for getting the opportunity to experience the joy of sex. However, appearances are deceiving. Secretly, Naomi is carrying grudge against the yakuza and she finally has the opportunity to take revenge.
Description: Yoko is an ordinary housewife living in an ordinary apartment block. She has no real complaints as she goes about her tedious days, although her husband, Shinichi, is rather predictable in bed. They have one son, Junichi, and Yoko feels at a loss regarding his recently-acquired adolescent interest in sex and his secret stash of erotic magazines. Junichi is about to write his junior high school entrance exams, so he’s heading off to cram school camp for New Year’s. Before going, he makes a surprising suggestion, “Why don’t you guys go somewhere for New Year’s?” Yoko and Shinichi are suddenly faced with the prospect of New Year’s apart from their son. How will this couple, who’ve already lived half of their lives, change their behavior when it’s just the two of them?
Description: This transnational production featuring a South African- born director (Ian Kerkhof), a Dutch leading man (Thom Hoffman), and a Japanese cast and crew tells the story of a passionate love affair between a convict and a porn star, which is undone by greed and private ghosts. Escaping from the Japanese police, Jack stumbles into a bar, where he meets Keiko, a money-hungry adult film actress and the younger sister of his ex-wife. He takes refuge in her flat and soon they fall in love. Jack is unable to leave her apartment because he quickly learns that both the police and the dreaded yakuza are after the criminal. He grows distraught and despondent, spending hour upon hour alone as Keiko works long hours on the set. At one point, Keiko visits the yakuza don who placed the hit on Jack and agrees to hand him over in exchange for a pile of cash. But she has one stipulation: that she get to spend three days with her soon-to-be deceased lover. The boss agrees only if she engages in kinky sex with him. The deal seems set until unforeseen events occur.
Description: The story centers on two neighbors and schoolmates, Nana and Kaoru. Nana is the glamorous vice-president of the student council, while Kaoru is a dull and virgin boy. However, an incident leads them to discover their own bondage, dominance and sadomasochism.
Description: Kiyomi Ito stars as a woman who gets her intellectual kicks attempting to solve difficult criminal cases, and begins to investigate a videotape which shows the results of a brutal murder committed by using the knife-equipped camera itself
Description: Only a fool loves their body more than their soul! Masayuki and Kyoko’s bodies had both started to age to the point where they no longer experienced sexual passion. They are a couple that shares the same bed while finding separate pleasures with their own sex toys. Masayuki was always reminded that his true understanding of love came from his high school ethics teacher and that teacher’s wife.
Also known as: Life After Dead, Guzoo: Kami ni misuterareshi mono – Part I
Description: Upon visiting a secluded summer home, four high school girls are soon targeted by a horrific creature in the basement with a knowing housekeeper trying to keep the unspeakable heap secret and at bay using a flute.
Also known as: Kuruizaki sanda rodo, Kuruizaki Thunder Road
Description: Jin, an antagonistic youth, tries to take over a motorcycle gang once its leader, Ken, announces he’s going to retire and settle down with his girlfriend. But things aren’t so easy for Jin. The other gangs have united, and decide that Jin’s reckless ways are a thing of the past, so they band together to take him and his four followers out. Add in a group of militaristic “Ultra-Righters,” and you have what amounts to a Japanese version of “Mad Max
Description: Oda is a cowardly and boring man, his only redeeming feature being his diligence. He continues to live with his wife, Ayane, but they can’t seem to produce children and are troubled as to whether their relationship will survive. One evening Oda returns home to find a pair of blue toy handcuffs hanging on the doorknocker. Using them, Oda humiliates Ayane. Although bewildered at first, Ayane begins to respond, and Oda becomes increasing excited as he sexually assaults her. In truth, the blue handcuffs were Ayane’s contrivance. There was a time in the past when she used to reach climax
Description: A man known as the “Murderer” wanders through the woods. In front of that factory, which adjoins a pig farm, an ancient water course has been sealed with a giant spigot. The man is resonant with the “id” water sounds of that sealed water course. Before long, incidents gradually begin to occur that affect the frugal occupants of the factory, until one morning they discover the body of the head of the factory.
Also known as: Mikadroid: Robokill Beneath Disco Club Layla
Description: During World War II, the Japanese military established a secret underground laboratory in Tokyo. Three Olympic-level athletes were selected to undergo a process that would turn them into Jinra-Go, superhuman armored soldiers. By March 1945, one of the soldiers has been completely transformed into the half man/half machine ultimate soldier called Mikadroid. But American B-29’s Firebomb the city and, while two of the experimental athletes manage to escape, Mikadroid and the lab are apparently destroyed. Decades pass, Tokyo is rebuilt, and old secrets are forgotten. 45 years later, the site is now home to a complex that includes the discoclub Layla. The disco’s patrons dance late into the night, unaware that a faulty basement generator has reactivated Mikadroid and the cyborg now prowls the basement levels, killing anyone in its path. Clubgoers and others must fight for survival and attempt to end Mikadroid’s bloody rampage beneath the ill-fated discotheque.