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Category:Foreign |Director:Kazumasa Shirai |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D19649
Explosive action and occult fantasy mix in this tale of seven legendary fighters who are reincarnated by an evil sorcerer out to take over the world, and the one-eyed swordsman who stands in their way. Yuko Moriyama, Tomoroh Taguchi star. Uncut, unrated version; 83 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: Japanese Dolby Digital stereo, English ... more
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SKU: D39651
Explosive action and occult fantasy mix in "Reborn from Hell: Samurai Armageddon" (1996), a tale of seven legendary fighters who are reincarnated by an evil sorcerer out to take over the world, and the one-eyed swordsman who stands in their way. Yuko Moriyama, Tomorowo Taguchi star. Next, Moriyama and Taguchi return in "Reborn from ... more
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SKU: D01078
Eight-disc boxed set includes "Full Metal Yakuza," "An Obsession," "Onibi (The Fire Within)," "Wild Life," "Bullet Ballet," "Mobsters' Confessions," "Young Thugs: Nostalgia," and "9 Souls."
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SKU: D03162
Four-disc set includes "3 Seconds Before Explosion," "Cops vs. Thugs," "Yakuza Graveyard," and "Hit Man File."
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SKU: D35512
Here are (an unlucky) 13 terror tales of things that go BUMP in the Japanese night! Horror scribes Hirokatsu Kihara and Ichiro Nakayama work their creepy magic in this anthology of scare stories, which includes such chill-inducing fare as "The Red Eyes," "My Wife's Coming," "Shadows Sitting by Their Feet," "Ghost ... more
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SKU: D35513
When fright writers Ichiro Nakayama and Hirokatsu Kihara prepare to author a new horror story...even the pen and paper get scared! You will, too, once you've shivered your way through this anthology of 20 "true" terror tales from Japan, including "A Woman Next Door," "Blue Raincoat," "Visitor," ... more
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SKU: D87602
Japan's modern masters of horror are behind this collection of chilling short films, which includes selections by directors such as Takashi Shimizu ("Ju-On"), Norio Tsuruta ("Ringu 0"), and Ryuta Miyake. Among the 15 five-minute shockers are "Kengo Nishioka," "Elevator," "The Visitor," "Cassette Tape," and "A Drop ... more
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SKU: D87603
Too terrifying to be true? Don't bet on it! This creepy collection of Japanese horror finds Tokyo's modern masters of the macabre scaring up 18 haunting tales to watch with the lights out. Films feature work by directors such as Norio Tsuruta, Hirohisa Sasaki, and Yudai Yamaguchi, including "My Sister's Room," "No More, Please," "Fox ... more
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SKU: D91308
Like a good ghost story? Then turn out the lights and prepare to feel a chill as Japan's masters of the macabre spin eight of the creepiest spectral sagas to grace the screen. This anthology feature directed by Ryuta Miyake, Hirohisa Sasaki, Keisuke Toyoshima, and others, features stories including "Full-Length Mirror," "Gloves," "Line ... more
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SKU: D79597
Four-disc set includes volumes 1 and 2 and both parts of volume 3 of "Tales of Terror from Tokyo and All Over the World." 4 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: Japanese Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English. In Japanese with English subtitles.
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SKU: D86394
This creepy collection of terror tales from Japan's Norio Tsuruta began a revolution in horror that influenced the genre around the world. Based on 10 "true" stories of everyday encounters with the supernatural, this three-part series is guaranteed to send shivers up your spine. Stories include "The Lonely Girl," "Mystery of the Red ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Criterion
SKU: D82584
Japanese film fans who know the works of Ozu and Mizoguchi will appreciate this collection of rare silent films by Mikio Naruse, whose talents were often compared favorably to his better-known peers. Boasting carefully composed images and heartfelt emotion, "No Blood Relation" (1932) concerns a Tokyo actress reunited with the child ... more
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SKU: D40899
Four of Hiroshi Shimizu's films are collected in this special four-disc compilation of the prolific filmmaker's uncanny studies of the most fascinating members of Japanese society. First, the silent drama "Japanese Girls at the Harbor" (1933) shows the awful price one woman pays for her jealousy. Michiko Oikawa, Yumeko Aizome star. ... more
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SKU: D01373
Thrill to the mukokuseki akushun ("borderless action") produced for these gripping crime dramas made by Japan's oldest film studio, Nikkatsu. This five-disc collection includes "I Am Waiting" (1957), director Koreyoshi Kurahara's lavishly shot debut in which an ex-boxer comes to the aid of a hostess dominated by her thuggish boss; Yujiro ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D09731
Winner of the Academy Award for Best Foreign Film, this exciting, colorful epic from Teinosuke Kinugasa details the doomed love between a soldier and a noblewoman in 12th-century Japan. The inconvenient fact that she is already married does not stand in the way of her suitor, who advances upon her with obsessive determination to capture ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Criterion
SKU: D20313
This warm drama from Japan follows the life of teacher Hisako Oishi (Hideko Takamine), who takes charge of 12 children on a small island village at the dawn of World War II after their former teacher leaves to get married. At first hesitant to accept Oishi, the children soon develop a strong bond with her as they endure many of life's ... more
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Foul Play(1955)
Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D13532
When a baseball player is murdered on the field during a Japan Series championship game and the authorities are baffled, it's up to a two-fisted gumshoe to make his way through a sports underworld filled with shady gangsters and beautiful women to track down the killer. Kataoka Chiezo and Otomo Ryutaro star in this offbeat, noir-tinged ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D15814
Two-fisted Tokyo private eye Bannai Tarao is the ultimate undercover operative because he can change his appearance to one of seven different identities! In this hard-hitting Japanese crime thriller, Bannai will be up to his neck---all seven of them--in danger as he tries to break up a gun smuggling operation and plays rival Yakuza ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Ko Nakahira |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Criterion
SKU: D74253
Hollywood wasn't the only place where movies about rebellious teens seeking fun were made in the '50s and '60s. This Japanese drama about two beach-loving brothers who spend the summer boating, drinking, and competing for the same woman shocked audiences with its energy and sexual frankness and spawned a whole genre of "taiyozoku" ("sun ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D00073
Known as ronin after the death of their leader left them without a guiding master, a group of samurai carefully plots its revenge. Striking in this fashion will result in an obligation to commit suicide for all, but they pursue their vengeance undeterred. The popular Japanese historical tale comes to the big screen in this epic adaptation ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD 
SKU: D09556
Based on a legendary Japanese folk tale, director Keisuke Kinoshita's haunting film uses stylistic flourishes from the Kabuki tradition to tell the story of a mountain village where elders must be sacrificed at age 70 due to the scarcity of food. As Orin (Kinuyo Tanaka) prepares to meet her fate, she works to ensure the happiness of ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Yasuzo Masumura |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D41169
This visually stunning satire from Yasuzo Masumura on the world of Japanese business stars Hiroshi Kawaguchi as an advertising executive in a caramel company who enters into a war with two other companies trying to corner the market. When he hires a young girl with bad teeth as an ad model for an edge, all hell breaks loose when she ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Yasuzo Masumura |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D41300
Popular Japanese writer Yukio Mishima turned in a rare and surprising performance in this Yasuzo Masumura film about a Yakuza hood who finds it impossible to stay out of trouble after getting out of prison. As he plots to set matters right for his family and girlfriend, Mishima eventually realizes that he must face up to the life he ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Yasuzo Masumura |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D98395
From Japanese new wave cinema legend Yasuzo Masumura comes this dark satire following a pair of rival car companies as they prepare to release their latest test vehicles. While industrial spies from each of the manufacturers attempt to learn details about their opponent's newest sports car, they get involved in an adventure packed with ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D91949
War, madness, sex, and body horror are explored in this brutal drama from Japan, set in the late 1930s during the Sino-Japanese War. While enduring horrifying physical and emotional trauma as she works on the front lines of combat, a Japanese army nurse edges towards self-destruction as she tries to rescue the desperate amputees and ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Yasuzo Masumura |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D27195
This disturbing tale of sexual horror from director Yasuzo Masumura stars Eiji Funakoshi as a deranged blind sculptor who is obsessed with the female form. He kidnaps a young model (Mako Midori) to help create his masterpiece, and she eventually gives herself over to him as the two engage in an unhealthy sadomasochistic relationship ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D84390
Two noble samurai maintain their honor even though they are surrounded by the corruption of their clan members. Will their swords come unsheathed against each other, though, when a blood feud is unleashed between the families and the men find themselves caught in a love triangle? Swift and sweeping swordplay highlights this epic samurai ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D04253
Though little known in the U.S., Japanese director Tomu Uchida crafted five expert adventure films chronicling the saga of Miyamoto Musashi (Kinnosuke Nakamura), the fabled samurai who pioneered a two-sword fighting style that gave him a sharp edge over his opponents. Five-disc set includes the films "Miyamoto Musashi" (1961), "Miyamoto ... more
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SKU: D04722
How threatening could a blind masseur be? Plenty, in this bloody and wild Japanese thriller that inspired the "Zatoichi" film series. Abused as a child, the sightless Suginoichi (Shintaro Katsu) reaches adulthood to launch a campaign of violence and immorality all in the name of securing personal power. Toru Abe, ... more
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SKU: D15878
Based on a classic Japanese folk tale, this spectacular blend of fantasy adventure and historical swordplay offers beautiful female demons, rival bands of samurai warriors, evil wizards, giant bulls and spiders, and more, all in an epic battle for control of the realm. Raizo Ichikawa, Kazuo Hasegawa, Shintaro Katsu star. AKA: "The ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD-R
SKU: D55482
A Tokyo pickpocket whose best friend is a prostitute tries to rip off the wrong person and finds himself in prison, where he makes friends with another convict. When they are released, the two men move in with the prostitute, but they're soon in the middle of all sorts of sordid situations. Directed by Koreyoshi Kurahara. Soundtrack: ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Criterion
SKU: D56243
A Japanese pacifist strives to preserve his beliefs during World War II, in "The Human Condition, Part 1" (1959), the first part of Masaki Kobayashi's thoughtful film trilogy. Tatsuya Nakadai stars as an administrator who enrages his superiors by dealing humanely with striking mine workers and POWs. AKA: "No Greater Love." Then, "The ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Mikio Naruse |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Criterion
SKU: D79304
A harsh and unflinching look at one woman's life, a Ginza barmaid who fears that, as she faces her 30th birthday and the loss of her job, she will have to turn to prostitution to support herself. Compelling drama from Mikio Naruse stars Hideko Takamine, Masayuki Mori. 111 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: Japanese Dolby Digital ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White / Color |Format: DVD   DVD Criterion
SKU: D83633
Experience some radically entertaining films from Japanese New Wave filmmaker Koreyoshi Kurahara with this five-disc set. First, Kurahara's crisp film noir "Intimidation" (1960) briskly chronicles the dark relationship between a crooked bank manager and a subordinate carrying a grudge. Nobuo Kaneko, Mari Shiraki star. Next, "The Warped ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Criterion
SKU: D85876
Four-disc set includes "Sword of the Beast," "Samurai Spy," "Samurai Rebellion," and "Kill!"
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Jigoku(1960)
Category:Foreign |Director:Nobuo Nakagawa |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Criterion
SKU: D91220
The callousness exhibited by a young theology student when he abandons the dying victim of a hit-and-run accident is punished when he is transported to Hell (Jigoku) and condemned to suffer forever among the rest of the netherworld's damned souls. Nobuo Nakagawa's poetic horror film is famed for its outrageous and shockingly gory depiction ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Hiroshi Teshigahara |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Criterion
SKU: D98073
An assortment of Hiroshi Teshigahara's compelling masterworks is collected in a four-disc box set. First, in "Pitfall" (1962), a man looking for work with his son wanders through bleak landscapes while a mysterious stranger tracks his every move. Hisashi Igawa, Sumie Sasaki, Sen Yano star. Next, the allegorical "Woman in the Dunes" ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Yoshitaro Nomura |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D75680
From acclaimed Japanese director Yoshitaro Nomura ("The Demon") comes a gripping mystery. As a young woman conceals a dark secret from her friends and loved ones, her actions begin to take a devastating toll on everything around her. What follows is a shocking and unforgettable tale of intrigue and suspense. Kuga Yoshiko, Takachiho ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   Widescreen
SKU: D42470
A landmark in Japanese samurai cinema, director Eiichi Kudo's historical saga finds a cruel feudal lord, the brother of the Shogun, about to be appointed to a high-ranking position. Fearing that the move will lead the country to ruin, a samurai recruits a dozen of his sword-wielding brethren in a plot to assassinate the lord before ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D08335
Director Eiichi Kudo's follow-up to "13 Assassins," the second film in his "Samurai Revolution" trilogy, tells a gripping 17th-century story of intrigue and violence inspired by the real-life assassination of a Japanese socialist leader. In the film, a group of rebels makes plans to overthrow the ruling shogun. Even their capture and ... more
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SKU: D08986
The concluding film of Eiichi Kudo's "Samurai Revolution" trilogy follows the intrigue that sets in after the Oshi monarch is murdered by the villainous son of the former Shogun. Eleven Oshi warriors must then step forward to defend the clan's honor after it is implicated in the lord's killing--even if it means they must die in the ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD-R
SKU: D55481
A strange mix of softcore drama and "mondo"-themed documentary, this Japanese film follows an innocent young woman who leaves her rural home to start a new life in cosmopolitan Tokyo, but finds big-city life too decadent for her tastes. Along the way, viewers are treated to topless abalone fisherwomen, geisha ceremonies, Ginza nightclub ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D81034
Seven generations of a Japanese family--from feudal samurai to 20th-century working-class man--linked by adherence to the rigid code of honor and obedience known as the Bushido are traced in this compelling and often violent drama. Kinnosuke Nakamura stars in a septuple role as the modern "salaryman" and his ancestors; directed by Tadashi ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:David Aaron Clark |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Criterion
SKU: D41263
When impoverished villagers kidnap a cruel magistrate's daughter to force him to lower their taxes, they get some unlikely defenders in the form of a rogue samurai and two rebellious fighters from the magistrate's guard. Director Hideo Gosha's action-filled and much-admired Chanbara saga, based on a Japanese TV series, stars Tetsuro ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Criterion
SKU: D41851
Gritty crime drama with a romantic twist centers on a doomed love affair set against the backdrop of Tokyo's seamy underworld. After being released from prison, a hardened Yakuza gangster embarks on a chaotic relationship with a mysterious woman who is fascinated by his dangerous lifestyle. Ryo Ikebe, Mariko Kaga, Takashi Fujiki star. ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Criterion
SKU: D71076
Genuinely scary fantasy set in feudal Japan, where a widowed peasant woman and her mother-in-law survive by luring soldiers away from their comrades and slaying them for their armor, until a man comes between them. Kaneto Shindo's violent and eerie film caused a sensation in its first stateside release. Nobuko Otawa, Jitsuko Yoshimura ... more
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The Bite(1965)
Category:Foreign |Director:Hiroshi Mukai |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D10050
A gigolo fears he might be unable to pay for a life-saving operation one of his parents requires. In order to raise the cash, the young man redoubles his efforts in the bedroom, seducing a series of attractive Japanese girls and consummating his conquests under the watchful eye of his wealthy employer. A rare erotic drama from director ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Hideo Gosha |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Criterion
SKU: D85873
Gennosuke (Mikijiro Hira) turns against his own clan by assassinating one of the clan's ministers in a conspiracy to bring about reform. Pursued by comrades still loyal to the shogun, the fugitive samurai disappears into the countryside, banding together with a group of outlaws and master swordsman Yamane (Go Kato), in order to survive ... more
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SKU: D85874
Masahiro Shinoda's strikingly original adventure follows swordsman Sasuke Sarutobi (Koji Takahashi). Weary after a long period of war, Sasuke is called back into service when another high-ranking samurai defects to an enemy clan. While Sasuke tracks the traitor, a mysterious, white-hooded figure hunts the hunter, and no one is who they ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White / Color |Format: DVD   DVD Double Feat
SKU: D01119
Two-pack includes "Who Wants to Kill Jessie?" and "Mike Yokohama: A Forest with No Name."
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D06992
A searing samurai epic from director Hideo Gosha stars Kinnosuke Nakamura as popular Japanese character Tange Sazen, a warrior who has an arm and an eye taken from him while on a mission for his lord. Believed to be dead, Sazen assumes a new identity and develops a one-handed fighting style to take revenge on those responsible and ... more
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SKU: D10449
Japanese novelist/playwright Yukio Mishima--the subject of a gripping 1985 biopic by Paul Schrader--wrote, co-directed, and stars in this haunting short drama based on his novel. Foreshadowing his own dramatic fate four years after the film's release, the story follows a military officer (Mishima) who prepares to commit hara-kiri during ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Tetsuya Yamauchi |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Fullscreen
SKU: D49383
A young man becomes a master of the mystic arts in order to help him gain vengeance on the evil nobleman responsible for his father's murder in this wild Japanese fantasy filled with dueling wizards, giant spiders, fire-spitting dragons, and more. Hiroki Matsukata, Tomoko Ogawa star. AKA: "Froggo and Droggo," "Grand Duel in Magic." ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D00924
White-hot action meets ultra-cool attitude in this exotic Japanese thriller that follows a handsome and deadly agent (Akira Kobayashi) who "goes rogue" to infiltrate a gang of jewel thieves. With nobody in his agency backing him up, the spy teams up with a hardened mercenary (Hideki Takahashi) to get the job done. With Ryoji Hayama, ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D20305
Sex, violence, and surgery make for a heady mix in this lurid Japanese shocker concerning a respected female doctor who uses her charms to seduce a series of unsuspecting men and then obtain bloody revenge for the abuse she suffered as a teenager. When she settles down with the "man of her dreams" and thinks her life has turned a corner, ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD-R
SKU: D55479
A winner from the Asian erotic cinema of the 1960s tells of a teenage girl who, after watching her mother making love to a stranger and being raped by her cousin's boyfriend, becomes sexually obsessed with her attacker. When he is killed in an accident, she and her cousin seek solace in each other's arms. Soundtrack: Japanese; Subtitles: ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Mamoru Watanabe |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D99469
Striking sexual drama from Japan's Mamoru Watanabe in which a widow left with a huge debt consents to a sexual slave relationship with the man to whom her husband owed money. She soon experiences erotic satisfaction...when suddenly, the man's son falls in love with her. Noriko Tatsumi, Masayoshi Nogami, and Naomi Tani star. 75 min. ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D48270
One part horror film and one part "Teletubbies" video, this off-the-wall Japanese shocker follows a greedy merchant who opens a brothel on the site of a religious shrine. A storyteller's painted screens come to life, releasing a bizarre array of beings from Japanese folklore--from rubber-necked ghost Rokuro-kubbi to Karakasa the one-legged ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D72469
In what was originally intended to be the ultimate chapter in the crime film saga, citizen groups and the law begin fighting back against the Yakuza clans whose bloody rivalry is coming to a climax...a climax that could cost mobster Shozo his life.With Tatsuo Umemiya, Toshio Kurosawa, and Bunta Sugawara as Shozo. 101 min. Widescreen ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D72470
The war for control of the streets is over, but a new Yakuza faction rises up from the ashes, as the gangsters who survived the carnage of "Police Tactics," including Shozo, are released from prison and are ready to rule Hiroshima's underworld. Bunta Sugawara, Goro Ibuki, Asao Uchida star; directed by Kinji Fukasaku. 97 min. Widescreen ... more
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SKU: D84035
"Onibaba" director Kaneto Shindo offers up another poetic and eerie Japanese horror classic with this story set in medieval times. To combat an unseen force gruesomely killing samurai warriors, a heroic military man comes to the village where the bloodshed is taking place and purifies his spirit before battle, ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Kihachi Okamoto |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Criterion
SKU: D85875
Two samurai are better than one in this genre-bending, dark action comedy that pokes fun at the swordplay genre. Taken from the same source material as Kurosawa's "Sanjuro," the story follows two luckless swordsmen--one longing for nobility, the other preferring the company of outlaws--who arrive in a dusty town, only to wind up in ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White / Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D91454
Arrested and convicted for the unintentional murder of a police officer, a young man (Masayoshi Nogami) escapes custody and, while on the run, happens upon a young woman (Maki Oaki) about to commit suicide. Unable to control his lusts, he pursues her and the two begin a bizarre but passionate relationship, in this twisted erotic drama ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Nobuo Nakagawa |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D93048
"Step on a crack, break your mother's back." Kill a snake, be driven to madness and watch helplessly as your son marries a woman with a sssserious, sssscaly skin problem. Filled with menace, sensuality, and ghostly dread, this Japanese chiller follows an unscrupulous landowner into the pits of hell after he enslaves a poor man's wife ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Yoshihiro Ishikawa |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D94348
An actress (Junko Miyazono) is imprisoned and subsequently abused and humiliated by her captors. Once she gets a sword in her hands, though, Miyazono deals out some vicious payback while proudly showing off the intimidating demon tattoo on her back. Sex, action, and gore galore can be found in this debut entry in the "Poisonous Seductress" ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Nobuo Nakagawa |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D94349
A fencing instructor's daughter (Junko Miyazono) is raped but left alive to grieve her father's murder by her violators. Not one to sit in the corner and cry, the young woman takes up the blade and joins forces with a male warrior to slice and dice her way to merciless vengeance. This thrilling, bloody "pinky violence" film also stars ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Nobuo Nakagawa |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D94350
Determined to avenge her parents' murder, Okatsu (Junko Miyazono) finds sympathy and valuable backup from a handsome swordsman with a mysterious past. As Okatsu prepares to confront the wealthy tycoon who murdered her family, her aide's secrets may play a role in the bloodshed to come. The action-packed third "Poisonous Seductress" ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D02746
Once the longest-running film series with the same actor in the lead role (according to Guinness), Japan's popular "Otoko Wa Tsurai Yo" seriocomedies began with "Am I Trying" (1969), in which star Kiyoshi Atsumi made his stunning debut as Tora-San, a traveling salesman who's a hilarious hybrid of Chaplin, Jerry Lewis, and Red Skelton. ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Masahiro Shinoda |Rated:NR |Color:Black & White |Format: DVD   DVD Criterion
SKU: D21389
Compelling Japanese drama, based on a traditional Bunraku puppet play (which is performed within the film itself) about a unhappily married shopkeeper who enters into a suicide pact with his mistress. Kichiemon Nakamura and Shima Iwashita (who plays both Nakamura's wife and his lover) star. 104 min. Standard; Soundtrack: Japanese ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Teruo Ishii |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D93047
Writer/director Teruo Ishii adapts some of celebrated horror author Edogawa Rampo's most deranged stories to produce this controversial and disturbing film. A young medical student searches for his missing father, only to find him on a remote island engaged in grotesque and unnatural experiments fusing man and beast. Long banned in ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Widescreen
SKU: D60597
Off the top of our heads, we can't think of a more riveting scenario than this babes-behind-bars pinku entry from Japan, which follows the tortures and indignities suffered by the female inmates at a coastal penal colony, until they revolt and treat the guards to their own sadistic medicine. Stunning shocker stars Genshu Hanayagi, Reiko ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Kazuhiko Yamaguchi |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D79583
Beautiful and streetwise young Rika (Reiko Oshida) attempts to walk the straight and narrow after she's released from reform school. But as she's lured back into a world of drugs, sex and violence on the streets of the big city, it will take all of Rika's wits and fighting ability to stay alive, in this intense first entry in the "violent ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D86372
Four surreal and spectacular Japanese "bad girl" classics are featured in a four-disc boxed set. First, the women are beautiful, the sex is hot, and the knives are sharp, in "Criminal Woman: Killing Melody" (1973), starring Miki Sugimoto. Next, go-go dancing gangster gals make the scene, in "Delinquent Girl Boss: Worthless to Confess" ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D00705
Condemned to live a desperate life in a sleazy world after murdering a yakuza member and serving time in prison, Nami (Meiko Kaji) works as a hostess in a club owned by her uncle. Soon, however, she's trading in her pool cue for a sword when mobsters threaten to take over the business. Wild and bloody Japanese thriller co-stars Tsunehiko ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D00706
Blood-spilling "butterfly" Nami (Meiko Kaji) is back in this sequel to the 1971 thriller, traveling to Tokyo to work as a hostess at a swank club while prowling the underworld searching for her father's murderer. She gets help with her vengeful quest from Sonny Chiba, playing a local businessman who just happens to have some skills ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Shunya Ito |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D18287
Meiko Kaji returns as the torture-hardened convict of few words in this action-filled second "Scorpion" drama. Rejoining the other inmates after a year-long (!) stint in solitary, Kaji promptly attacks the abusive warden, bringing more punishment on herself. Later, a violent escape scheme has Kaji and her fellow fugitives running for ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Yasuharu Hasebe |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D89616
Meiko Kaji slices and dices for the fourth and final time in this entry of the audaciously exploitative "Scorpion" series. Continuing to elude capture, Nami (Kaji) meets up with a man with a common grudge against a particular cop. The two team up to exact revenge on the corrupt lawman, but Nami harbors suspicions she should have stayed ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Ryoji Niimura |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D28188
Double bill of Japanese "women in prison" actioners opens with "Scorpion" (1998), in which doctor Nami Matsushima (Chiharu Komatsu) is convicted of killing one of the men responsible for her sister's abduction and murder years earlier. Once behind bars, Nami must be as tough as her arachnid counterpart if she is to survive the violence ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Widescreen
SKU: D83860
You can't keep a good female convict down! This fresh adaptation of the popular manga chronicles the sexy and gory exploits of Nami Matsushima (Miki Mizuno), a prisoner who suffers multiple humiliations and abuses at the hands of her captors only to return each insult with outbursts of shocking violence, ultimately leading a group of ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Widescreen
SKU: D00464
Film fans expecting unearthed footage of Toshiro Mifune going "the full monty," take note: This is instead an erotic and gory Japanese drama about twin children born to a marquis who are separated at birth due to cultural superstitions. Nineteen years later, the twins are reunited and one seeks violent revenge for the life she's known ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D03959
This steamy Japanese softcore outing examines the sordid world of a stripper (Hiroko Isayama) who decides her future in exotic dancing would be better served if she opened her own establishment. Her Yakuza pimp, unfortunately, has other ideas. Acclaimed, dark drama co-stars Sayuri Ichijo, Kazuko Shirakawa. 70 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Widescreen
SKU: D08708
In this brutal revenge thriller from Japan, a convict breaks out of prison after learning about the violent death of his sister at the hands of drunken American soldiers. Determined to exact vengeance, the fugitive hunts down the perpetrators one at a time, discovering horrifying details about the crime that explode his already fiery ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   Widescreen
SKU: D15888
They say that opposites attract, and it certainly holds true in this eerie and risque Japanese fantasy, as a young man falls in love with a beautiful and enigmatic woman...only to later learn that she comes from the world of the dead, and wants him to join her. Setsuko Ogawa, Hidemi Hara, and Hajime ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Norifumi Suzuki |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D92032
Beware the biker babe with the tattooed breast! Sachiko (Miki Sugimoto) leads her Red Helmet Gang into Kyoto, where she and her hog-straddling compatriots fight a turf war with rival girl gangs and deadly Yakuza killers. This "pinky violence" gem contains all the sex, catfights, and motorcycle mayhem discriminating grindhouse fans could ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Norifumi Suzuki |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D79754
The saga of tough-as-nails teen Miki Sugimoto continues in this "pinky violence" actioner, as she leads a group of her fellow young female inmates to freedom after a vehicle taking them to reform school crashes. The girls make their way to Osaka, where they find themselves at the not-so-tender mercies of the local Yakuza. Can Sugimoto ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D36516
Two-disc set includes "Delinquent Girl Boss: Blossoming Night Dreams" and "Girl Boss Revenge."
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Rica(1972)
Category:Foreign |Director:Ko Nakahira |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D94226
The child of a Japanese prostitute and the American soldier who raped her, Rica (Rika Aoki) comes by her anger honestly after suffering sexual abuse herself while still very young. Now a grown woman, Rica is prepared to exact some violent justice. And does she look hot doing it! Kazuko Nagamoto, Michi Nono also star in this "pinky ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D94335
Having triumphed over the scars of her troubled youth, sexy Rica (Rika Aoki) is back to bust more heads in this sensual, action-packed sequel to the 1972 "pinky violence" thriller. When innocents connected to the mysterious destruction of a boat meet mysteriously violent ends, the foxy fighter must employ both skin and savagery to ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D94926
Shapely, sexy, and savage Rica (Rika Aoki) returns for this third lurid thriller in the popular series. Beaten and whisked away to an insane asylum, the resourceful Rica finds the strength to aid a friend being exploited in the world of pornography. What degrading abuses will she have to endure before she shows her corrupt and perverse ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D03958
Riveting release in the Japanese "pink" cinema genre finds a solitary warrior (Jiro Okazaki) coming to the rescue of a beautiful young woman (Nozomi Yasuda) being roughed up by petty thugs. Beginning a romance with the daughter of a yakuza boss is treacherous enough, but soon, her savior discovers they may even be related by blood! ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D03960
Figuring he'd best make himself scarce after killing a Tokyo Yakuza member, Katsu (Toru Ohe) decides the best place to hide is in his former hometown. He soon begins a steamy affair with a young and beautiful woman (Rie Nakagawa) who owns a local movie theater, but his new lover has a dangerous connection to Katsu's past. Co-stars Moeko ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D86324
Norifumi Suzuki's wild, erotic, and violent exploitation classic tells the story of Ocho (Reiko Ike), carrying out a blood-soaked mission of revenge against her father's murderers while defending herself against yakuza trying to stop her. This masterwork of "pinky violence," with its abundance of ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Teruo Ishii |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D86325
The sexy and savage Ocho (Reiko Ike) returns in this outlandish, over-the-top sequel to "Sex & Fury," this time taking on a villainous gang of criminals that uses prostitutes to smuggle heroin out of China. Cult director Teruo Ishii offers an outrageous brew of sexploitation and swordplay in ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Teruo Ishii |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D99399
There's plenty of sleaze, swords, and red stuff in this samurai opus helmed by Teruo Ishii ("Horrors of Malformed Men"). In the time of the Edo shogunate, a no-nonsense warrior (Tetsuro Tamba) gets caught up in the web of violence and sadism that ensnares beautiful women recruited for the sex trade. "Lone Wolf and Cub" creator Kazuo ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D38340
Three-disc set includes "Sayuri Ichijo: Following Desire," "Twisted Path of Love," and "Yakuza Justice: Erotic Code of Honor."
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Zero Woman(1995)
Category:Foreign |Director:Daisuke Gotoh |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D19518
When three illegal aliens make off with a fortune in stock certificates belonging to the Yakuza, Section Zero assigns top female agent Rei (Natsuki Ozawa) to recover the papers...but this harrowing case, filled with danger and double crosses, could be Rei's last. Ken Kosugi (Sho's son) co-stars. AKA: "Zero Woman 2." Unrated version; ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Koji Enokido |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Fullscreen
SKU: D52909
She's gorgeous, sexy and deadly; she's Rei (Naoko Iijima), a special agent for Japan's covert police department, Section Zero. This is, despite the U.S. retitling, the first entry in the revived Japanese action series, as Rei's probe of a hit-and-run accident she witnessed leads her into a highly placed cover-up. Misayo Haruki, Miho ... more
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Category:Foreign |Director:Yasushi Saisyu |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D28189
The saga of Rei, the top-secret hit woman for Tokyo's Section Zero law enforcement agency, continues in this explosive tale. Japanese supermodel Saori Ono stars as Rei, who is sent out to investigate a criminal helping crooked cops sell contraband drugs and weapons, but an attraction between the two "outcasts" threatens Rei's assignment...and ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D05719
When ruthless female assassin Yuki begins murdering high-profile politicians and financial experts, Division Zero agent Rei and fearless detective Hayami set out to stop her. When the women cross paths, the stage is set for plenty of action, excitement, and revenge! Atsuko Miura, Masaki Miura, Sasa Handa star. 74 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); ... more
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Category:Foreign |Rated:NR |Color:Color |Format: DVD   DVD Widescreen
SKU: D87282
A depraved epic of nunsploitation from Japan! Young novitiate Maya (Yumi Takigawa) enters the Sacred Heart Convent with a secret motive: to learn the truth behind her mother's suspicious death inside the holy school. Subjected to Sapphic liaisons and wildly perverse abuses, the sexually liberated Maya proves equal to the challenge, ... more
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