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Are You Brave Enough? The Top 10 Scariest Japanese Films You Shouldn’t Watch Alone

With tons of unique and astounding movies produced each year, it can be difficult to choose which ones to add to your personal “top list.” But if you’re looking for some real-deal horror, then a number of Japanese picks are there to impress. Over the years, the Japanese entertainment industry has evolved, especially in terms…

The Dangerously Beautiful Japanese Actress Kuriyama Chiaki

Back in 2003, Kuriyama Chiaki (栗山千明) made her Hollywood debut starring in Kill Bill, the highly violent and action-packed movie directed by Quentin Tarantino. Though her role was minor, she left us all speechless with her stunning performance and made Gogo Yubari one of our favorite movie villains. To some Western viewers, she might look…

Battle Royale, The Controversial Japanese Horror Flick

Fans of Japanese cinema will probably already know the controversial horror flick – Battle Royale. The film was met with very mixed reviews when it was released in Japan, and recent news stories meant it was really poking an area that was very tender for Japan at the time. Storyline The storyline for the 2000…