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Arrow to Release Classic “Yokai Monsters” Trilogy on Blu-ray!

Coming to US and UK retailers October 18th, 2021! From the makers of Daimajin comes a trilogy of terror ripped from the pages of Japanese folklore, with ghosts and monsters…

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Great Yokai War: Guardians, The (2021)

Director: Takashi Miike Starring: Kokoro Terada, Rei Inomata, Hana Sugisaki, Takao Osawa, Renji Ishibashi, Oshima Yuko, Sumire Since the death of his father, Kei Watanabe (Terada) finds himself…

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Japn Cuts 2021 Film Smash Coverage

This page is reserved for current and upcoming reviews and coverage for the 2021 Edition of Japan Cuts, taking place August 20th through September 2nd!

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Fighter (2021)

Director: Jéro Yun Starring: Oh Kwang-rok, Baek Seo-bin, Lim Seong-mi Having escaped North Korea and now living as a refuge in Seoul, Jina (Lim) struggles to acclimate herself…

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Fable: Chapter Two, The (2021)

Director: Kan Eguchi Starring: Junichi Okada, Hirate Yurina, Jiro Sato, Mizuki Yamamoto, Fumino Kimura, Shinichi Tsutsumi, Masanobu Ando Following the events of the first film, we find Sato…

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One Second Champion (2020)

Director: Chiu Sin-hang Starring: Endy Chow, Chiu Sin-hang, Lin Min Cheng, Hung Cheuk-lok, Chanon Santinatornkul Born dead, but revived after a single second, Chow (Endy Chow) possesses an…

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NYAFF 2021 Coverage

This page collects the individual reviews and coverage of the 20th New York Asian Film Festival. The page will be updated daily throughout the duration of the event.…

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NYAFF 2021 Releases Festival Trailer and Lineup!

Following our successful virtual screenings last year, NYAFF screenings will again be available nationwide in 2021, giving Asian cinema fans who aren’t living in New York the opportunity…

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HIBIKI (2018)

Director: Sho Tsukikawa Starring: Hirate Yurina, Kitagawa Keiko, Ayaka Wilson, Oguri Shun, Yagira Yuya Uncompromising in her beliefs and a lover of books, teenage student Hibiki (Hirate) writes…

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Arrow to Release “Shawscope Volume One” Blu-ray Limited Edition Boxset!

After an undisputed reign at the peak of Hong Kong’s film industry in the 1960s, Shaw Brothers (the studio founded by real-life brothers Run Run and Runme Shaw)…

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“Snake Girl and the Silver Haired Witch” To Get Worldwide Blu-ray Debut From Arrow Video!

What do you get when Noriaki Yuasa, director of Daiei Studios’ much-beloved Gamera series, makes a monochrome film adaptation of the works of horror manga pioneer Kazuo Umezu (The Driftin…

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Via Vision to Release Zhang Yimou/Gong Li Blu-ray Collection!

The films of Zhang Yimou, one of the cinema’s greatest auteurs, and acclaimed Chinese actress Gong Li have had a profound effect on audiences around the world. Their…

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Trailer For “Chasing the Light” Now Online!

The trailer for the Japanese coming of age film Chasing the Light is now online. Set in the increasingly depopulated prefecture of rural Akita, the film documents the…

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CONTEST! Win “Undercover Punch & Gun” From Well Go USA!

We have 2 Blu-ray discs to give away from Well Go USA for this contest but first, here’s a bit about the film! An undercover cop’s daring plan to infiltrate…

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CONTEST! Win a Copy of “The Great War of Archemides” on Blu-ray From Well Go USA!

We have a brand new contest for 2 Blu-rays from the fine folks over at Well Go USA for their upcoming release of the historical epic from Japan,…

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“Hydra” Coming to HiYah! and Blu-ray from Well Go USA!

Directed by Kensuke Sonomura (action director from the Resident Evil games, Vendetta & Degeneration) and starring Masanori Mimoto (Enter the Fat Dragon, Death Note), HYDRA will debut exclusivel…

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Trailer For “Are You Lonesome Tonight?” Now Online!

The trailer for the new Chinese crime thriller Are You Lonesome Tonight? has been released. Directed by Wen Shipei and stars Peng Yuyan, Zhang Aijia, and Wang Yanhui.…

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Teaser and Poster Now Online For “Planet Prince” Remake!

A short teaser and poster have been released for the upcoming remake of the Toei science fiction classic, Planet Prince films directed by Eijiro Wakabayashi and the television…

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“Namiya” Now Available on DVD R1 From BayView Entertainment!

Based on Keigo Higashino’s international bestseller ”The Miracles of the Namiya General Store” comes Shanghai Film Festival Award-winning director Han Jie’s take on the fant…

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Amorous Lotus Pan, The (1964)

Director: Chow Sze-luk Starring: Chang Chung-wen, Chang Chung, Wong Gam, Cheng Miu After killing a tiger with his bare hands that had been terrorizing the countryside, warrior Wu…

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“Daimajin Trilogy” Set Announced by Arrow Video!

Set to be released July 26th, 2021, here’s a look from Arrow’s Press Release! THE ANCIENT GOD DAIMAJIN ARISES! The Daimajin Trilogy saw Daiei’s Kyoto studios bringing its own…

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Lina Yang’s “Spring Tide” Comes To DVD June 8th, 2021!

Director: Lina Yang Starring: Hao Lei, Qu Junxi, Elaine Jin, Ziqi Zhang When a mother lives with her mother and her daughter, inevitable conflicts arise, including the revelation…

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“Barbara” From Tezuka Osamu Comes to DVD/Blu From Third Window Films!

One of Osamu Tezuka’s most adult and sexually-charged works, Barbara (1973-74) was originally serialized as a follow-up to Ayako (1972-73) in Big Comic from July 1973 to May…

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“Undercover Punch & Gun” Come to Digital and Physical from Well Go USA!

The MMA Thriller Debuts Exclusively on the Streaming Service Hi-YAH! May 7 Available on Digital, Blu-ray™ & DVD June 8 with an All-New English Dub PLANO, TEXAS (April 21,…

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Linda Linda Linda (2005)

Director: Nobuhiro Yamashita Starring: Bae Doo-na, Aki Maeda, Yuu Kashi, Shiori Sekine When their guitarist injures her hand shortly before their school’s planned Culture Day, Kyoko (Maeda), Kei…

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