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Go Nagai's legendary action/horror manga gets the live action treatment in director Hiroyuki Nasu's tale of a demonic anti-hero caught-up in a battle between the forces of evil and the fascist human leaders who would spark a supernatural war. Akira and Ryo (real life twins Hisato and Yusuke Izaki) have just received word that the experiments conducted by Ryo's father in Antarctica have gone horribly awry - unleashing a malevolent horde of demon invaders and potentially setting the apocalypse into motion. Now, as a powerful demonic force possesses Akira, he is suddenly transformed into a mighty yet conscientious demonic entity known as Devilman. As the forces of hell plot the downfall of mankind, a slew of dictatorial leaders emerge to fight back against the powerful otherworldly forces. With the situation quickly spiraling out of control, the powerful Devilman attempts to stave off both sides, and Ryo becomes corrupted by a malevolent demon intent on claiming the planet for the powers of hell. ~ Jason Buchanan, All Movie Guide
A successor to the Japanese sci-fi blockbuster Twentieth Century Boys (2008) this adaptation of Naoki Urasawa's manga begins where its predecessor left off. The initial installment concerned a group of friends who shared tight bonds as children, but grew into adults with a more tenuous connection to one another, all vaguely dissatisfied and bored with life - particularly convenience store worker Kenji (Toshiaki Karasawa). As kids, they penned a book of dire prophecies, an imaginative work describing the need to save the world from an elusive cadre of villains; when the individuals grew up, the global disasters started actually happening, and it seemed incredibly bizarre, borderline inexplicable. A mysterious fellow named Friend turned up, claiming that a terrorist named Kenji was responsible for the cataclysms, but the friends all pondered Friend's real identity and his motivation for unveiling Kenji as the culprit. This time around, the year is 2015. Kenji has apparently died in a bomb explosion set by Friend in the first installment, and as a result, everyone around the world regards Friend as their savior. Unfortunately, Kenji's evil legacy lives on in the form of his niece, Kanna (Airi Taira), who continues the struggle against Friend, almost completely unaccompanied by Kenji's old allies. At about the same time, Otcho, who had been thrown into prison as one of Kenji's collaborators, breaks out of prison and treks off to find Kanna when he learns that she is about to fall prey to an assassination. Then a new Book of Prophecy turns up as a sequel to the original, with the direst of predictions in it. ~ Nathan Southern, All Movie Guide
Includes:Bodyguard Kiba (1993) Bodyguard Kiba 2: Apocalypse of Carnage (1994) Family 2 (2001) Family (2001) Bodyguard Kiba This slam-bang outing from Sonny Chiba is a good example of how Eastern genre fare was packaged and marketed for American release. The Bodyguard was originally known as Bodyguard Kiba (not Karate Kiba as some sources claim) and was based upon a comic book by Ikki Kajiwara. In the film version, Chiba plays a tough bodyguard named Kiba who vows to wipe out the drug trafficking in Japan and offers his services to anyone who can give him information on who runs the drug trade. His offer is taken by a young lady on the run from some criminals and soon discovers she has a secret agenda that will lead him right into his enemy's den. The film was released in the U.S. in 1976 and featured a new prologue sequence produced by American distributor Terry Levene that features a pair of martial artists discussing Sonny Chiba and his whereabouts while showing off their skills. It also changed Kiba's named to Chiba and added bible-quoting opening titles that would later inspire a famous scene in Pulp Fiction. The end result became a favorite at American grindhouses and stands alongside The Streetfighter as one of the best-known Chiba vehicles to Western fans. ~ Donald Guarisco, All Movie Guide Bodyguard Kiba 2: Apocalypse of Carnage When a young karate student attempts to earn some extra cash by serving as bodyguard to a high-profile Hong Kong woman, the initial distraction of her beauty soon gives way to razor sharp focus as a series of attackers descend upon the pair in a tense tale of criminal excess from tireless Ichi the Killer director Takashi Miike. ~ Jason Buchanan, All Movie Guide Family 2 Takashi Miike's Family, Part 2 continues the tale of the yakuza gangster named Hideshi, who must uncover the identity of the man who killed a powerful crime boss. ~ Perry Seibert, All Movie Guide Family Acclaimed director Takashi Miike explores a different kind of family dynamic with this adaptation of Hisao Maki's popular manga following the story of two rival yazuka clans engaged in a bloody battle for underworld supremacy. Notorious hit man Lightning Takeshi has been recruited to take out a powerful mobster, though his contract is compromised when an unidentified woman identifies him before the job is completed. Now forced into hiding along with his family, Takeshi must avoid the wrath of the vengeful rival clan while attempting to come to terms with his growing feelings for the frightened female witness. As the bullets begin to fly, inverterate grudges begin simmering to a boil, and longtime loyalties are put to the ultimate test. ~ Jason Buchanan, All Movie Guide
In the kingdom of Lanzheim, a civil war rages on, perpetuating a vicious cycle of bloodshed. Trapped in the midst of the conflict, a boy named Juto, who has no recollection of his past, may be the key to ending the war. Can this young man end the vicious fighting and bring peace to a war-torn land? In Magna Carta 2, an incredible role-playing experience brims with the intense themes of love, war, politics, sacrifice and the role of choice in determining one's own fate. Stunning CGI cut-scenes and photorealistic manga images draw you into the world of Lanzheim and immerse you in the deep storyline. Experience real-time action, timing-based attacks and employ the strategic use of skills and magical power as you struggle to discover your true destiny. The turn-based battle system blends effortlessly with world exploration and fighting, letting you navigate and fight seamlessly. Embark on a journey to a magical land and take up the fight for love and peace in a kingdom scarred by tragedy and violence.