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3D enabled played and TV required play Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play Battle Royale (2000)  Certified 18  
At the dawn of the new millennium, Japan is in a state of near-collapse. Unemployment is at an all-time high, and violence amongst the nation's youth is spiralling out of control. With school children boycotting their lessons and physically abusing their
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3D enabled played and TV required play Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play Psychic Wars  Certified 15  
Brilliant surgeon Ukyo Retsu performs an operation to remove a cancer from a mysterious old woman. The "cancer" turns out to be a 5000 year-old demon, a dark messenger from Japan's ancient past heralding a demonic invasion of the Earth. Ukyo travels
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3D enabled played and TV required play Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play Eureka (2000)  Certified 15  
This 220 minute, beautifully composed black & white film explores a transcendent story of redemption. On what seemed to be a normal morning in southwest Japan, a crazed killer, apparently without motive, hijacks a city bus. In the ensuing carnage only
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Hayao Miyazaki had been cradling the idea for this wonderful fantasy for a long time before he finally decided to write and direct it. Set in rural Japan during the 1950s, My Neighbour Totoro is full of the magical touches that Miyazaki has become famous
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Based on the comic book by Taiyou Matsumoto (Ping Pong), the title is a play on the Japanese words for "concrete", "steel", and "muscle". Directed by Michael Arias, dynamic Tekkonkinkreet combines the imaginative fantasy and action elements of the best
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3D enabled played and TV required play Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play Arrietty (Blu-ray) (2011)  Certified U  
Inspired by Mary Norton's classic children's book The Borrowers, tiny 14 year old Arrietty lives under the floorboards of an old house with her father and mother. Their peaceful life is dramatically changed when the ever curious Arrietty accidentally
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3D enabled played and TV required play Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play Ran (1985)  Certified 12  
Akira Kurosawa's brilliantly conceived retelling of Shakespeare's 'King Lear' magically mixes Japanese history, Shakespeare's plot and Kurosawa's own feelings about loyalty in this epic masterpiece. Set in 16th century Japan, an aging ruler, Lord
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During a dark age where man and demons share the same world, a powerful order of legendary sorcerers, The Yin Yang Masters, are chosen to protect the Emperor's throne and the kingdom.
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3D enabled played and TV required play Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play The Grudge (2003)  Certified 15  
A volunteer home care worker, Rika, enters the home of a bed-ridden patient and discovers a strange ghostly presence lurking behind a door sealed with duct tape. Her discovery unleashes a horrible evil which baffles police investigators, who find that
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3D enabled played and TV required play Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play 13 Assassins (2010)  Certified 18  
In the era of the Shogun, an evil young lord rapes and kills, assured of immunity by law. But he didn't count on the Thirteen Assassins. A feared secret force, each with their own deadly skill, the Assassins undertake a suicide mission to wipe out the
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3D enabled played and TV required play Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play Letters From Iwo Jima (2006)  Certified 15  
The island of Iwo Jima stands between the American military force and the home islands of Japan. Therefore the Imperial Japanese Army is desperate to prevent it from falling into American hands and providing a launching point for an invasion of Japan.
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3D enabled played and TV required play Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play The Hidden Fortress (1958)  Certified PG  
During a civil war in 16th-century feudal Japan, two cowardly farmers (Minoru Chiaki and Kamatari Fujiwara) stumble upon Makabe (Toshiro Mifune), a fierce army general. Escaping from hostile territory, General Makabe embarks on a mission to rescue both
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3D enabled played and TV required play Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play Akira (1988)  Certified 15  
In 1988, the landmark Anime film Akira, by director Katsuhiro Otomo, defined the cutting edge of Anime around the world. By today's standards, Akira remains a landmark achievement in cel animation and retains the explosive impact of its highly detailed
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3D enabled played and TV required play Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play Porco Rosso (1992)  Certified PG  
During the beginning years of the Great Depression, life in the Mediterranean has become difficult. Aerial pirate raids are gaining in frequency, thus requiring the need for capable "bodyguards". One of the best is a pig known as Porco Rosso. Once a human
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3D enabled played and TV required play Blu-Ray player or Playstation 3 required to play Pom Poko (1994)  Certified PG  
Director Isao Takahata ('Grave Of The Fireflies') and the acclaimed Japanese animation studio Ghibli are the creative forces behind the environmental fable. 'Pom Poko' ('Heisei Tanuki Gassen Pompoko'). In the woods near a rapidly growing city, a group
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