Tag Archives: Zombie

Random Tokusatsu rapid five-in-one

I’ve been really lax on the Today’s Random Tokusatsu movie segments as of late; apologies to anyone particularly looking forward to them. I figured I’d try to make up for that a little with quick thoughts about five of the … Continue reading

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Today’s Random Tokusatsu: Samurai Zombie (2008)

Today’s selection: Samurai Zombie (2008, dir. Tak Sakaguchi) Subgenre: Zombie Available from: MVM (Region 2 UK DVD; beware of fansubs) Ryuhei Kitamura has been tantalizing fans with the idea of a sequel or remake of Versus since 2000, and at … Continue reading

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Today’s Random Tokusatsu: Onechanbara – the Movie (2008)

Today’s selection: OneChanbara: the Movie (2008, dir. Yohei Fukuda) Subgenre: Zombie Available from: Media Blasters Do you like zombie movies? Do you like hot lady zombie hunters in ridiculously impractical fetishistic attire? The OneChanbara (from “onee-chan”= big sister and “chanbara”= swordplay) … Continue reading

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Today’s Random Tokusatsu: Wild Zero (1999)

Today’s selection: Wild Zero (1999, dir. Tetsuro Takeuchi) Subgenre: Zombie Available from: Synapse Wild Zero is one of the mandatory cult classics, not just for fans of Japanese cinema, but in general, and is matched only possibly by Versus in … Continue reading

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Today’s Random Tokusatsu: Down to Hell (1997)

Today’s selection: Down to Hell (1997, dir. Ryuhei Kitamura) Subgenre: Zombie Available from: Fansub-only There’s been buzz about a sequel or remake of Versus ever since it came out, but what most people fail to mention is that Versus itself … Continue reading

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Today’s Random Tokusatsu: Dead Rising (2010)

Today’s selection: Dead Rising (2010, dir. Keiji Inafune) Subgenre: Zombie Available: when you buy the game Also called Zombrex: Dead Rising Sun, this feature-length movie is a heck of an incentive to purchase the Capcom game Dead Rising 2, even … Continue reading

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