Description: A submissive hooker goes about her trade, suffering abuse at the hands of Japanese salarymen and Yakuza types. She’s unhappy about her work, and is apparently trying to find some sort of appeasement for the fact that her lover has married.
Also known as: Kyôkatsu koso waga jinsei, Blackmail Is My Life
Description: A young swinger finds that his criminal habits have gotten him in over his head in this rare 1960s yakuza film from legendary Japanese director Kinji Fukasaku. Though he has come from a rough background on the streets, Muraki (Horoki Matsukata) quickly rises through the ranks by means of his well-honed blackmailing instincts. Desperate to keep rolling with his freewheeling lifestyle, Muraki sees his luck begin to crumble when he sets his sights on the business partners of a powerful gang boss.
Description: Reiko is a high class call girl employed by a large corporation. She’ll do anything necessary to help her employer land new business, including kinky sex and humiliation, to please her high class clientele. Secretly bedding rival company executives on her own time, Reiko’s world turns upside down when a former lover comes back to her for affection. The problem is he’s married! With yet another shy employee vying for her attention, Reiko gets caught in a triple tryst that could change her future forever.
Also known as: Yakuza deka: Marifana mitsubai soshiki, Yakuza Deka 2: The Assassin
Description: Hayata is an undercover cop assigned to infiltrate not one, but two rival Yakuza gangs – the Natsui Company and the Seiwa gang. Both gangs are vying for control of the typical things – drugs, territory, etc. Things get complicated when Hayata gets into a relationship with a young schoolteacher, the daughter of a fellow officer who was slain by one of the gangs. And when Hayata’s brother Ishiguro (real-life brother Jiro Chiba) becomes entangled as well, things get really crazy. Will Hayata get out of this mess?
Description: A harrowing S&M roughie from erratic cult filmmaker Hisayasu Sato, this gay-themed pinku-eiga entry deals with an abused man who literally turns into an insect. Naturally, Sato borrows heavily from Franz Kafka’s Metamorphosis and several of his other works, but the overall effect is far more Sadean than Kafkaesque.
Description: Hayata (Sonny Chiba) an undercover cop befriends a yakuza underling who through his contacts helps him infiltrate two rival Yakuza gangs. Hayata pits the two rival gangs against each other in hopes that they will cross each other out. The word soon gets out about his double dealings and Hayata soon finds himself fighting for his life.
Description: Cult director Hisayasu Sato teamed up with actor-screenwriter Taketoshi Watari once again for this raunchy tale of a family driven completely mad by rock music. The mother does half-nude aerobics until her son rapes her, and the daughter falls into bed with a female teacher. Despite the shocking goings-on, the film is much more in keeping with Sato’s usual themes of alienation and corrupted innocence than its brutal predecessor
Description: A young and beautiful woman goes to stay with her “eccentric” brother in the country. He – a crazed millionaire painter – is entranced by his sister’s beauty, the very reason they were separated in their youth. Unable to hide his yearning for his own flesh and blood, the lady of the house decides to take matters into her own hands to preserve her status.
Description: The plot opens with the conventional formula. The hero (Tsuruta) comes out of prison, having served time through taking the blame for a fellow gang member’s crime. However, his former gang boss seems to have gone to seed – another conventional development – with people now killing each other and dealing in drugs. The hero then teams up with a lone operator (Tamba) who specialises in shaking down gangsters. Together they trace an opium refinery in Kakone and face the evil gangsters in a gun-battle on the slopes of a steep mountain, providing the kind of rural setting for his urban yakuza that was Ishii’s trademark.
Description: Ishihama is planning to casino robbery with his wife and mother in law. They met a man named Tsuneda who was aiming same target, and Tsuneda proposed that providing the fund for job. They made deal to working together. Ishihama gathered talented gunmen. Rumi, Tsuneda’s lover borrowed money for casino job from the Chinese. The Chinese was noticed about robbery plan from her behavior.
Description: Ken plays Shinichi Tsukibana, a good guy serving three years & approaching the end of his time. After introducing the viewer to prison life, the tale takes a sudden change in direction when Tsukibana against his choice escapes from Abashiri Prison handcuffed to the dangerous Gunda (Hiroshi Nanbara), who instigated the escape. Thus tethered, they start out on a journey across the desolate snow country of Hokkaido.
Description: One summer morning, Kiyoshi (Shosuke Hirose) is racing on his bike down the beach. While there, a girl with her clothes torn up is thrown out from a green convertible. This is how he and Sanae (Teresa Noda) first meet. A little while later Sanae’s sister comes to pay Kiyoshi a visit, falsely claiming that he participated in her sister’s rape. When she shoves him into a car with intentions to hand him over to the police, Kiyoshi finally snaps.
Description: Inspired by the work of Japanese eroticist Oniroku Dan, this scintillating thriller follows the career trajectory of an executive secretary as she ascends the latter of success and has a chance encounter with an ex-colleague. Before long, she’s fallen into a dangerous world of taboo sex and sadomasochism.
Description: Rinko Eto (Ran Masaki) parents have died recently which leaves her and her brother some pretty old ass orphans. She’s going to travel to New York for an internship when she gets the job of a lifetime (Being the President’s secretary). The President used to be friends with her parents and that’s how she got in on being a highclass secretary. The President doesn’t like that Rinko still might want to go to New York and for some other hidden reasons. I think you know what happens next.