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'Angel Guts' Series, The by Shaun Manning
ArtsMagicDVD brings a most unusual collection of Japanese cinema to a DVD player near you!

2000 A.D. [Gongyuan 2000 nian] by Del Harvey
Computer programmer Greg is killed by secret agents right in front of his brother Peter, who is drawn into an investigation that includes the Hong Kong Police, CIA, a Singaporean special agent and a woman who claims as his brother's fiancée. Now Peter must summon the courage to save his own life and clear his brother's name...

2046 by Erin Paulson
Wong Kar Wai's latest is beautifully indescribable.

9413 by Del Harvey
Superb actor Francis Ng's directorial debut is a well-executed drama.

A.Li.Ce by Keita Browne
Exciting new Japanese Anime: When Alice Hayashi, the youngest person ever to go into space crashes her shuttle at the North Pole, she is thrown thirty years into the future.

Air Hostess by Rory L. Aronsky

All About Lily Chou-Chou by Ben Beard
Offbeat tale of obsession gets unusual treatment in ultimately satisfying film.

Angel Dust by Ben Beard
Disturbing, chilling suspense film from Japan.

Another Heaven by Del Harvey
A spirit, consumed with evil, must exist in the body of another host in order to fulfill its insatiable bloodlust in this Japanese supernatural thriller.

Another Lonely Hitman [Shin kanashiki hittoman] by Del Harvey
Director Rokuro Mochizuki's 1995 cool blue noir about a hitman fresh from prison who refuses to adjust to the new, lawless code of the Yakuza.

Audition by Parama Chaudhury
Gruesome horror thriller from new wave Japanese filmmaker Takashi Miike.

Battle Royale [Batoru rowaiaru] by Del Harvey
This ultra-violent Japanese film that pits teenage youth against teenage youth might just be the answer American urban planners and community activists are looking for.

Better Luck Tomorrow by Michael Kurhajetz
Justin Lin's first nationally released film, Better Luck Tomorrow, is a coming of age story that is just like the bored and restless high school kids it follows: bursting with pent up energy, but subject to the misguided naïveté of youth as well.

Big Bullet [Chungfung Tui Nofo Kaitau] by Del Harvey
Lau Ching-wan & Jordan Chan are just two reasons why you should see this extremely well-acted Hong Kong crime drama.

Bird People in China, The by Alexander Rojas
Another unique and unusual film for Miike, further proving his mastery at any number of genres.

Blood by Del Harvey
Riki Takeuchi, the ferocious star of Takashi Miike's Dead or Alive films and Fudoh, stars in this dramatic gangster film.

Blue Remains by Keita Browne
This very good (almost) direct-to-DVD film, clearly aimed at younger viewers, was directed by Hisaya Takabayashi and Toshifumi Takizawa.

Blue Spring by Alexander Rojas
Toyoda's film about violent Japanese youth just a bit off the mark.

Born to Be King by Del Harvey
One of the best of the Hong Kong films about the Triads, this film ranks right up there with the best crime films of Coppola or Scorsese.

Bubblegum Crisis Retrospective: Part V by Jef Burnham

Bullet Ballet by Ben Beard
Shinya Tsukamoto's black and white masterpiece of mayhem gets arty.

Cadaver by Jef Burnham

Chaos by Del Harvey
From the director of Ringu comes a film as shockingly original and thrilling as Memento or Rashomon.

Chushingura by Del Harvey
The tale of the 47 loyal samurai, Chushingura is an epic tale of loyalty and honor.

City Under Siege by Jef Burnham

Colour of Truth, The by Del Harvey
Anthony Wong gives a tour de force performance in this straightforward crime drama.

Coolie Killer [Saat chut sai ying poon], The by Del Harvey
Five friends who have given up their former lives as hit men find themselves being picked off one-by-one when they refuse one last job. Now, the remaining former killer must embark on a journey of vengeance.

Danger After Dark Collection, The by Del Harvey
TLA Releasing makes a must-have offer of three contemporary Asian horror flicks.

Darker than Black: Gemini of the Meteor by Ruben R. Rosario

Dead or Alive II: Birds by Alexander Rojas
Alex looks at the second in Takashi Miike's unusual trilogy.

Death Note by Jef Burnham

Distance by Alexander Rojas
Hirokazu's downbeat and somber exploration of death captures life as still photography.

Double Vision by Del Harvey
Tony Leung and David Morse star in a near-perfect crime with supernatural overtones.

EM/Embalming by Ben Beard
Fascinating, in a grisly sort of way...

Eden of the East: The Complete Series by Ruben R. Rosario

Election / Election 2 by Del Harvey
Director Johnnie To's latest are back-to-back Triad thrillers that you won't want to miss.

Entrails of a Beautiful Woman by Barry Meyer

Entrails of a Virgin by Barry Meyer

Exiled by Del Harvey
Johnnie To's sequel that's not quite a sequel is a must-see for fans of action films, no matter where they might hail from.

Expect the Unexpected by Del Harvey
Lau Chang Wan and Simon Yam are cops and brothers in this intense and superb little action thriller.

Eye, The by Alexander Rojas
A ghost story from the Pang Brothers, who brought us Bangkok Dangerous.

Fairy Tail: Part Three by Amber Burnham

Fairy Tail: Part Two by Amber Burnham

Final Justice by Del Harvey
Excellent drama featuring a top cast of Hong Kong's finest.

Fire Within [Onibi], The by Del Harvey
Rokuro takes us beyond the mere action and gunplay film into a world of complex individuals with a knowledge that their acts and lifestyles have repercussions, their aftermath often difficult to live with.

First Squad: The Moment of Truth by Ruben R. Rosario

Freeze Me by Del Harvey
A strong and insightul indictment of the effect of violence some men visit upon women.

Full Metal Yakuza by Del Harvey
Takashi Miike's adaptation of Verhoeven's Robocop is comically absurd in its campy violence, but that's a good thing.

Full Throttle by Del Harvey
Top motorcycle racer is forced to reevaluate his way of life after serious accident and loss of close friend.

Golden Chicken by Alexander Rojas
Hilarious exploration of one woman's wacky life of prostitution, spanning over 20 years in Hong Kong.

Gonin [The Five] by Del Harvey
Five desperate men plot to steal a large sum of money from the local Yakuza in what is either a perfect crime or a death wish.

Guard from the Underground by Ben Beard
It's a Kurosawa film, all right...just not that Kurosawa.

Gun X Sword: The Complete Series by Ruben R. Rosario

Hero Tales Pts.1 and 2 by Ruben R. Rosario

Hero [Yin Xiong] by Erin Paulson
Beautiful film with all-star Hong Kong cast, not to be missed!

Hero: Special Edition DVD & Blu-ray by Jef Burnham

Heroic Age: The Complete Series by Ruben R. Rosario

Hiruko: The Goblin by Alexander Rojas
Strange, mystical pseudo-horror from Tetsuo's Shinya Tsukamoto.

House of Flying Daggers [Shi mian mai fu] by Chris Wood

Infernal Affairs [Wu jian dao] by Del Harvey
See the original before Scorsese and DiCaprio remake it.

Inner Senses by Del Harvey
Leslie Cheung's final film is a surprisingly effective little shocker.

Ip Man by Del Harvey

Iron Monkey by Del Harvey
Directed by the choreographer for The Matrix and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.

Jakarta by Del Harvey
Three different groups of criminals converge on the same bank with robbery in mind. But don't let the routine beginning fool you; the ride's just about to begin.

Katanagatari: Volume 2 by Jef Burnham

Kilimanjaro by Del Harvey
A spiraling down tragedy that is an unsettling viewing experience...but that's not always a bad thing.

Killer [Dao Shou] by Del Harvey
Rising star Chan underplays his character with superb results in this tale of four Triad killers trying to survive.

Killer, The by Garnet Brooks
Bloody action film has surprising depth and resonance thanks to director John Woo and actor Chow Yun-Fat.

Killers from Beijing by Del Harvey
When four friends in the Chinese Army are released from service, they turn to crime and become the thing they despise most.

Kimi Ni Todoke: Volume One Premium Edition by Amber Burnham

Kiss of the Dragon by Chris Wood
Kiss of the Dragon delivers Fists of Fury but not much else.

Last Witness, The by Del Harvey
Part love story and crime drama, tells of the events which led to the separation of North and South Korea.

Legend is Born: Ip Man, The by Ruben R. Rosario

Legend of Drunken Master, The by D. Patrick Seitz
The Legend of Drunken Master goes to show that, like wine and cheese, Jackie Chan is only getting better with age.

Living Hell [Iki-jigoku] by Barry Meyer
Sometimes called the Japanese Chainsaw Massacre, only without chainsaws.

Malice@Doll by Alexander Rojas
Robot sluts on parade!

Man, Woman, and the Wall by Jason Coffman

Man, Woman, and the Wall by Jef Burnham

Master of Martial Hearts by Amber Burnham

Memories of Murder by Alexander Rojas
Probably the best film of 2003 and it wasn't even distributed in this country, this Korean crime drama is simply amazing...

Miracles by Jon Bastian
Long before Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Hong Kong's biggest star created this enChanting Kung Fu remake of Frank Capra's Pocketful of Miracles. Two words: SEE IT.

Mobster's Confession [Gokudo zangeroku] by Del Harvey
Another great Rokuro tale of low-life mobsters, coming soon from ArtsMagicDVD.

Mongkok Story by Del Harvey
Another spinoff of the Young & Dangerous series, Mongkok Story is an interesting film about Triad teens that hovers somewhere between straight drama and satire, and is still enjoyable.

Nabari: The Complete Series by Amber Burnham

New Option: The Revenge, The by Del Harvey
Let's hope this really is the final 'Option.'

Nine Souls by Del Harvey
Director Toshiaki Toyoda's masterpiece of pathos and manifest destiny.

Ninja Assassin by Del Harvey

Nobody by Del Harvey
Three young salarymen find themselves in a world of hurt when they challenge four mysterious strangers.

Nowhere to Hide by Del Harvey
South Korean twist on the buddy-cop film is full of beautiful imagery and suspenseful entertainment.

Nude Fear by Del Harvey
A serial killer strikes twenty years after brutally murdering Detective Joyce Chan's mother, and now he's about to begin a game of cat-and-mouse with Detective Chan.

O.C.T.B. Case: The Floating Body by Del Harvey
Strong performances elevate rather gruesome thriller.

Oldboy by Del Harvey
Innovative, inspired, incredible--Chan-wook Park's film won the Grand Prix at this year's Cannes Film Festival, and is most deserving of your attention.

One Piece: Collection No. 4 by Ruben R. Rosario

One Piece: Collection No. 5 by Ruben R. Rosario

One, The by D. Patrick Seitz
Jet Li's Americanization is nearly complete as he makes us all believe a martial artist can fly.

Ong-Bak: Muay Thai Warrior by Alexander Rojas
Great film for fans of action and kickboxing.

P.T.U. by Del Harvey
Over the course of one night, a team of cops frantically search for their colleague's missing gun in this superb little drama.

Paradise Villa by Del Harvey
Slasher film or social commentary on the disenchantment of contemporary teens? You decide...

Princess Blade, The by Del Harvey
Excellent action thriller featuring a slice-and-dice heroine who takes no prisoners!

Public Enemy by Del Harvey
Another superb crime drama from Korea, pitting an underachieving detective against a psychopathic stockbroker.

Pulse by Andrew Dowd

Redline by Ruben R. Rosario

Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Apocalypse Saga Boxed Set by Ruben R. Rosario

Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Black Rose Saga Boxed Set by Ruben R. Rosario

Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Student Council Boxed Set by Ruben R. Rosario

Rosario + Vampire: Season One Limited Edition and CAPU 2 by Amber Burnham

Sabu by Del Harvey
Takashi Miike's departure from his usually over-the-top films is a sweet drama big on character and story.

Salaryman Kintaro: The Animated Series, Vol. 1 by Ben Beard
The first episodes of this hugely popular Japanese animated series are coming to DVD from ArtsMagicDVD.

School of the Holy Beast by Barry Meyer

Schoolboy Crush by Sawyer J. Lahr

Sengoku Basara: Samurai Kings Season 1 by Ruben R. Rosario

Sengoku Basara: Samurai Kings Season 2 by Ruben R. Rosario

Shanghai Grand by Del Harvey
Beautiful and epic film reminiscent of the Godfather saga. Don't miss it.

Shanghai Knights by D. Patrick Seitz
Jackie Chan and Owen Wilson are back! Apparently, the only reason they are is to irk Patrick! What's up with that?

Shanghai Noon by D. Patrick Seitz
This hilarious fish-out-of-water/buddy film provides more laughs than Yul Brenner's presence in The Magnificent Seven.

Shinobi no Mono by Ruben R. Rosario

Shiver by Del Harvey
The scary part about this movie is how it ever got made.

Steamboy by William Furlong

Strange Circus by Janet Lee
TLA Releasing gives us this twitch-worthy effort from Scion Sono.

Suicide Club by Del Harvey
Tepid attempt at making social commentary through gore and violence takes a bad turn very quickly.

Sukiyaki Western Django by Jef Burnham

Sword of Desperation by Ruben R. Rosario

Sword of Doom, The by Ben Beard
Incredibly textured samurai film featuring the brilliant Tatsuya Nakadai and Torshiro Mifune.

Sword with No Name, The by Ruben R. Rosario

Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance by Alexander Rojas
There is much to be appreciated for a scene in a film where you know exactly what's going to happen and the suspense itself haunts you until that moment is delivered.

Taboo by Del Harvey
A fascinatingly ambiguous exploration of the uncontrollable force of sexuality in a highly repressive military environment.

Tajomaru: Avenging Blade by Ruben R. Rosario

Takashi Miike's 'Black Society Trilogy' by Del Harvey
Takashi Miike's Yakuza/Chinese-Japanese themed trio: Shinjuku Triad Society, Rainy Dogs, Ley Lines.

Tell Me Something by Del Harvey
Another exciting South Korean mystery thriller told with style and intelligence.

Terror Pack Vol. 1 by Jef Burnham

Tetsuo: The Bullet Man by Ruben R. Rosario

Three... Extremes by Andrew Dowd

Time and Tide by Del Harvey
One of director Tsui Hark's masterpieces is also a feat of non-stop action.

Tokyo Gore Police by Jason Coffman

Tokyo Sonata by Jef Burnham

Tokyo! by Jef Burnham

Tomie: Replay by Del Harvey
Weirdness begins when a teen girl gives birth to a human head...then the head grows a body.

Tuxedo, The by Del Harvey
Jackie Chan teaches Jennifer Love-Hewett a new kick or two in this stylishly draped spy flick.

Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust by Del Harvey

Versus by Del Harvey
Fun little experiment in genre-blending pits Yakuza gangsters versus zombies to effect.

Vexille by Ruben R. Rosario

Wasabi by Del Harvey
Jean Reno plays the toughest tough guy ever in this hilarious send-up of action films that combines the best of American, Japanese, and French cinema. This film is a must see!

White-Collar Worker Kintaro by Ben Beard
Another Miike film, this one proving you can't keep a good salaryman down.

X: The Complete Series by Amber Burnham

Young Thugs: Innocent Blood by Del Harvey
Takashi Miike's semi-autobiographical duet of films about real people is heart-warming, funny, and--like its creator--always full of surprises.

Young Thugs: Nostalgia by Del Harvey
Takashi Miike's semi-autobiographical duet of films about real people is heart-warming, funny, and--like its creator--always full of surprises.

Yu Yu Hakusho: The Movie & Eizou Hakusho by Jef Burnham

Zatoichi by Jerome de Groot
Takeshi gives new life to Samurai classic.

Zebraman 2: Attack on Zebra City by Ruben R. Rosario

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