Porco Rosso (1992)


Porco Rosso (1992) - (Kurenai no Buta) (Jap/Eng/Spanish)  3

Porco Rosso, anime film by Hayao Miyazaki
AKA: Kurenai no buta (???)
Year: 1992
Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki
Genre: Anime
Runtime: 01:33:17
Country: Japan
Language: Japanese
Subtitles: English

The film tells of the story of Porco Rosso and his would-be romance with Gina, who runs a sea pilots’ club and hotel in the Adriatic Sea. The plot revolves around Porco’s friendship with a girl named Fio, who is a talented aircraft engineer, and his rivalry with a hotshot American pilot named Curtis. Porco has been cursed with the face of a pig, though the origin and nature of the curse are never fully explained.
Originally a World War I ace pilot in the Italian Air Force, Porco has grown disillusioned and now makes his living as a bounty hunter guarding ships in the Adriatic sea from pirate gangs with planes. Though rivals, Porco and the pirates manage to coexist with a minimum of bloodshed. For relaxation, he and other pilots spend their evenings on neutral ground at the Hotel Adriano, the establishment run by Gina.

The Sensualist (Japan) 1991

A.K.A:  Koushoku Ichidai Otoko / The Life of an Amorous Man
Year: 1991
Runtime: 0hour 55mn
Country:  Japan
Language:  Japanese
Genre:  Animation, Drama, Romance
Director:  Yukio Abe
Cast:  NA

Plot/Sypnosis:
A story of a man’s erotic experiences since the age of seven.

Tekken: Blood Vengeance (Japan) 2011

A.K.A:  Tekken: Blood Vengeance
Year: 2011
Runtime: 1hour 32mn
Country:  Japan
Language:  Japanese
Genre:  Action, Animation
Director:  Yoichi Mori
Cast:  Isshin Chiba, Yuki Matsuoka, Mamoru Miyano, Maaya Sakamoto, Masanori Shinohara

Plot/Sypnosis:

The stage for a final showdown is prepared as Anna Williams and the G Corporation set a trap for her sister Nina who works for Jin Kazama, head of the Mishima Zaibatsu. Both Jin and his father, Kazuya Mishima of the G Corporation, seek to possess and control the M Cell that will unlock the destructive supernatural powers buried within the Mishima bloodline. Kazuya dispatches Ling Xiaoyu to a prestigious international school to spy on Shin Kamiya, a victim of secret genetic experiments and may hold the key to the M Cell. While investigating Shin, Xiaoyu befriends Alisa Bosconovitch who also shows an interest in Shin. Their new friendship is put to the test as they are caught in the middle of the Mishima family feud. The final battle explodes in a three way battle between father, son and even grandfather, Heihachi Mishima, the mastermind behind the M Cell conspiracy. Who will claim the M Cell and unlock the full power of the Devil Gene?!

Lives Of Omission (Hong Kong TV) 2011

A.K.A: Salute Laughing Sir
Year: 2011
Runtime: 44mn [average] per disc
Country: Hong Kong
Language: Cantonese | Mandarin (Dual Audio)
Subtitles: English
Episodes: 30
Genre: Action, Suspense, Romance
Director: Chong Wai Kin
Cast: Damian Lau, Fala Chen, Michael Tse, Bosco Wong
Links: Drama Wiki

Plot/Sypnosis:
Served as an undercover for several years, Leung Siu Tong or Laughing (Michael Tse) escaped from all calamity. Two years ago, he underwent special training, pretending to be mute and sneaked into an armed robbery gang as a spy. He successfully solved the criminal case and later became an instructor for special training in undercover work. Unfortunately he was unable to adapt to the stress in the discipline, so he applied to be an undercover once again. His supervisor Chief Inspector Jodie Chow Mong Ching (Fala Chen), looking exactly like his deceased girlfriend, was the person he communicates with during his undercover work. A female inspector and an undercover, falls into a black-white romance, and eventually became a pair that is in love, but cannot love…

Deadman Wonderland (Japanese Anime) 2011

A.K.A: Deddoman Wand?rando
Year: 2011
Runtime: 24mn [average] per disc
Country: Japan
Language: Japanese
Subtitles: English
Episodes: 12
Genre: Anime , Action, Horror, Science fiction
Director: K?ichir? Hatsumi
Cast: Ganta Igarashi, Shiro, Y? Takami, Tsunenaga Tamaki
Links: WIKI | myanimenetwork

Plot/Sypnosis:
A massive earthquake ravaged Japan’s mainland and destroyed most of Tokyo, sinking three-quarters of it into the ocean. Ten years later, the story shifts to Igarashi Ganta, a seemingly ordinary student attending Nagano Prefecture’s middle school. An escapee, a survivor of the great earthquake, Ganta has no memories of the tragedy and has lived a normal life. This all changes when a strange man covered in blood and crimson armour floats through his classroom windows. Grinning madly, the Red Man massacres Ganta’s entire class but instead of killing him, embeds a red crystal shard in Ganta’s chest. Within days of the massacre, Ganta is declared the sole suspect and, following a quick trial, is sentenced to life imprisonment in Deadman Wonderland, a massive theme park like prison.

Blood: The Last Vampire (Japanese) 2000

A.K.A: Blood, az utolsó vámpír
Year: 2000
Runtime: 48mn
Country: Japan
Language: Japanese
Subtitles: English
Genre: Animation | Horror | Action
Director: Hiroyuki Kitakubo
Cast: Youki Kudoh, Saemi Nakamura and Joe Romersa

Plot/Sypnosis:
Japan, 1966. Saya is part of a secret team destroying daemons. She is sent undercover as a student at the Yokota Air Base in Fussa-shi, Tokyo, just before Halloween. She discovers that two of her classmates are vampires in disguise just as they are preparing to attack the school nurse; meanwhile, her colleagues have discovered another vampire acting as a bartender in the local red-light district. A spectacular battle ensues.