Dead Sushi – Japan, 2012

‘Hot wasabi action!’ Dead Sushi is a 2012 Japanese comedy horror feature film directed by Noboru Iguchi (Ghost Squad; Zombie Ass: The Toilet of the Dead; Tomie Unlimited; Mutant Girls …

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It Comes aka Kuru – Japan, 2018

It Comes is a 2018 Japanese supernatural horror feature film about a supernatural entity threatening a family directed by Tetsuya Nakashima (Confessions) from a screenplay co-written with Hideto Iwai. It …

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Mothra – Japan, 1961

‘Mightiest monster in all creation!’ Mothra – original title: モスラ Mosura – is a 1961 Japanese science fiction kaiju tokusatsu feature film directed by Ishirō Honda (Matango; The Human Vapour; …

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Sadako – Japan, 2019

Sadako is a 2019 Japanese supernatural horror feature film directed by Hideo Nakata (Ghost Theater; The Ring Two 2005; Dark Water; Ring, 1998) from a screenplay by Noriaki Sugihara, based …

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Ring – Japan, 1998

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Arrow Films’ restoration of Hideo Nakata’s Ring (1998) is being released in cinemas across the UK from March 1st. Check here for showings. The film …

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Brutal – Japan, 2018

Brutal is a 2018 Japanese horror feature film written and directed by Takashi Hirose (Moratorium; Bandaged). The movie stars Butch, Ayano and Katrina Grey. Plot: Constantly on the hunt and suffering from hallucinations that …

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Dark Highlands – UK, 2018

‘Not everyone in Scotland is friendly’ Dark Highlands is a 2018 Scottish horror feature film written and directed by Mark Stirton. The Hats on Sticks production stars Junichi Kajioka (Spectre), Steve Campbell and …

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Liverleaf – Japan, 2018

‘In a snow-covered village, my family was burnt to death’ Liverleaf – original title: Misumisô – is a 2018 Japanese horror feature film directed by Eisuke Naitô from a screenplay by Miako Tadano, based …

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Corpse Prison Part Two – Japan, 2017

‘A bloodbath is about to be unleashed!’ Corpse Prison: Part Two – original title: Gekijouban Shishuugoku: Yui no hen – is a 2017 Japanese horror feature film written and directed by Hideo Jôjô …

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Corpse Prison: Part One – Japan, 2017

‘A bloodbath is about to be unleashed!’ Corpse Prison: Part One – original title: Shishûgoku: Ki no hen is a 2017 Japanese horror feature film written and directed by Hideo Jôjô (Siren …

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Ghost Mask: Scar – Japan/South Korea, 2018

”Can beauty make you happy?’ Ghost Mask: Scar – original title: Gôsuto masuku: kizu is a 2018 Japanese-South Korean mystery horror film photographed, edited and directed by Takeshi Sone (Bloody Wedding; …

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One Cut of the Dead – Japan, 2017

One Cut of the Dead – aka Kamera o tomeru na! – is a 2017 Japanese comedy horror feature film written and directed by Shuichiro Ueda [Shin’ichirô Ueda]. The movie stars Yuzuki Akiyama, Takuya …

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The Manster – USA, 1959

‘See the two-headed killer creature!’ The Manster is a 1959 American horror feature film produced by George P. Breakston and directed by Breakston and Kenneth G. Crane (The Monster from Green Hell) from a …

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Bloody Chainsaw Girl – Japan, 2016

‘May the chaos be with you…’ Bloody Chainsaw Girl – original title: Chimamire sukeban chênsô – is a 2016 Japanese science fiction comedy horror film directed by Hiroki Yamaguchi (Hellevator) from …

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House aka Hausu – Japan, 1977

House – original title: ハウス Hausu – is a 1977 Japanese horror film directed and produced by Nobuhiko Obayashi. The movie stars mostly amateur actors with only Kimiko Ikegami and Yōko Minamida having any notable previous acting experience. Plot: A schoolgirl traveling with …

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Evil of Dracula – Japan, 1974

Evil of Dracula – original title: Chi o suu bara “Bloodsucking Rose” – is a 1974 Japanese supernatural horror film directed by Michio Yamamoto (Lake of Dracula; The Vampire Doll) from a …

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The Green Slime – USA/Japan, 1968

‘Invaders from beyond the stars!’ The Green Slime – ガンマー第3号 宇宙大作戦 – Ganmā Daisan Gō: Uchū Daisakusen – is a 1968 science-fiction horror film produced by MGM in the United States and shot in Japan at the Toei Company studios by director Kinji Fukasaku (Message …

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Before We Vanish – Japan, 2017

Before We Vanish – original title: 散歩する侵略者 Sanpo suru shinryakusha – is a 2017 Japanese science fiction thriller film directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa from a screenplay co-written with Sachiko Tanaka, based on a play by Tomohiro …

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Aokigahara – forest in Japan

Aokigahara (青木ヶ原), also known as the Sea of Trees (樹海 Jukai), is a forest on the northwestern flank of Japan’s Mount Fuji thriving on 30 square kilometres of hardened lava laid down by the last major eruption of the volcano …

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Tokyo Gore School – Japan, 2009

’10 years later than “Battle Royale”, another gore game has begun now in high school!’ Tokyo Gore School – original titles: 学校裏サイト Gakkō ura saito –  is a 2009 Japanese action …

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Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters – Japan, 2017

Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters – Godzilla -怪獣惑星– Gojira: Kaijū Wakusei – is a 2017 Japanese CGI anime kaiju film produced by Toho Animation and animated by Polygon Pictures. The film is co-directed by Kōbun Shizuno and Hiroyuki Seshita, from a screenplay by Gen …

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Vampire Clay – Japan, 2017

Vampire Clay – original title: Chi o sû nendo – is a 2017 Japanese horror film written and directed by Sôichi Umezawa. It stars Ena Fujita, Asuka Kurosawa and Yuyu Makihara. A plasticine demon …

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Meatball Machine Kodoku – Japan, 2017

‘Tokyo is on fire’ Meatball Machine Kodoku – original title: Kodoku: Mîtobôru mashin – is a 2017 Japanese science fiction comedy horror film directed by Yoshihiro Nishimura (Helldriver; Tokyo Gore Police; Zombie TV) from …

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Haruo Nakajima – actor

Haruo Nakajima (中島 春雄 Nakajima Haruo) (January 1, 1929 – August 7, 2017) was a Japanese actor, best known for portraying Godzilla in twelve consecutive films, from Godzilla (1954) to Godzilla vs. Gigan (1972). Nakajima was born in Yamagata, Japan. He was considered …

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