Director: Shinsuke Sato
Writer: Hiroya Oku (manga), Yusuke Watanabe
Producer: Takahiro Sato
Cinematographer: Taro Kawazu
Release Date: January 29, 2011
Runtime: 130 min.
Production Company: NTV, Toho, Nikkatsu
College student Kei Kurono (Kazunari Ninomiya) notices former childhood friend Masaru Kato (Kenichi Matsuyama) helping a drunk man who fell from a subway platform. Kei Kurono then jumps down to help his childhood friend. A few moments later, the subway train rapidly approaches and both men look on helplessly on as their life is about to end.
The next moment, Kei Kurono and Masaru Kato finds themselves in a strange apartment with a mysterious giant black sphere and others who have recently died. The massive black sphere in the center of the living room is “GANTZ”. GANTZ then assigns the people gathered in the room on missions to exterminate aliens. They are given a set time and if successful will receive points. A total of 100 points will allow them to leave this purgatory like place or send someone else back to life. If they fail, they can perish forever …
1. Based on the manga “GANTZ” written by Hiroya Oku. The 27 volume manga has sold over 10 million copies.
2. Distributor Toho announced on November 30th that “Gantz” will premiere in the United States on January 20th, ahead of its release in Japan on January 29th, 2011. The U.S. release will be dubbed in English and released in about 300 theaters.
3. Related titles:
– 3.1 GANTZ Perfect Answer (2011)
It is the early years of the republic and China has been plunged into chaos as feuding warlords battle to expand their power and their lands. Young army leader Hou Jie and his sworn brother Cao Man find little resistance in their conquer of the township of Dengfeng, leaving thousands injured and dead in their wake.
The venerated Shaolin Temple throws open its doors to the wounded. Disciples Jing Neng, Jing Kong and Jing Hai venture out in the day to save the villagers and at night, become masked Robin Hoods to help the poor and weak.
When Hou Jie learns that temple disciples are helping his enemies, he challenges the temple’s kung fu. The abbot purposely loses the fight to Hou Jie and the latter becomes even more arrogant. But Hou is forced to repent when the shock betrayal of Cao Man wipes out his whole family and he is forced to seek refuge at Shaolin. While recuperating at the temple, Hou has the chance to learn Shaolin’s powerful martial arts from the crazy monk Wu Dao and find inner peace. However, his wife Yan Xi has difficulty coping with the loss of their daughter and decides to seek out Cao Man for revenge. In the meantime, Jing Neng, Jing Kong and Jing Hai also have a confrontation with Hou. The encounters anger Cao Man who brings his army to besiege Shaolin and the peace-loving monks are forced to take up arms to protect the refugees and their beloved temple…
Movie Title: Shaolin Temple 2011
Country: Hong Kong/ China
Genre: Action, Martial Arts
secretary is introduced to the world of BDSM by her boss. She becomes his personal slave as they take a walk on the wild side of experimentations.
This film is based on main actress Rinako Hirasawa’s personal experiences.
Subtitle: English (hardsub)
Genre: Pinku, Drama
Rinako Hirasawa / Kikujiro Honda / Yui / Naoyuki Chiba / Komari Awashima / Taro Araki / Shinji Kubo / Toshihide Akama / Saburo Isurugui / Tetsuya Kobyashi / Takutoshi Naoi
~PUFFY TOUR 2010 ~
1. DOKI DOKI
2. My Story (マイストーリー)
3. Asia no Junshin (アジアの純真; Innocence of Asia)
4. Dareka ga (誰かが; Someone)
5. Jet Love (ジェットラブ)
6. Bye Bye
7. Nagisa ni Matsuwaru Et Cetera (渚にまつわるエトセトラ; Coil Around the Beach Shore and etc.)