Tag Archives: Takashi Miike

Ley Lines (1999) Review

Director: Takashi Miike Writer: Ichiro Ryu Cast: Show Aikawa, Samuel Pop Aning, Takeshi Caesar, Yukie Itou, Michisuke Kashiwaya,Kazuki Kitamura, Dan Li, Ryuushi Mizukami, Ren Osugi, Tomorowo Taguchi, Naoto Takenaka, Koji Tsukamoto, Hua Rong Weng Running Time: 105 min. By Kyle Warner … Continue reading

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Shinjuku Triad Society (1995) Review

Director: Takashi Miike Writer: Ichiro Fujita Cast: Takeshi Caesar, Kyosuke Izutsu, Ren Osugi, Kippei Shiina, Tomorowo Taguchi, Airi Yanagi, SABU, Yukie Itou, Kazuhiro Mashiko, Yoji Tanaka Running Time: 100 min. By Kyle Warner Takashi Miike began his prolific career as a director … Continue reading

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Terra Formars (2016) Review

Director: Takashi Miike Writer: Kazuki Nakashima Cast: Hideaki Ito, Takayuki Yamada, Kane Kosugi, Emi Takei, Shun Oguri, Masaya Kato, Rinko Kikuchi, Tomohisa Yamashita, Eiko Koike, Mariko Shinoda, Rila Fukushima, Kenichi Takito, Rina Ohta, Tadayoshi Kobashi Running time: 108 min. By … Continue reading

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Yakuza Apocalypse (2015) Review

Director: Takashi Miike Writer: Yoshitaka Yamaguchi Cast: Hayato Ichihara, Riko Narumi, Lily Franky, Reiko Takashima, Sho Aoyagi, Kiyohiko Shibukawa, Yayan Ruhian, Mio Yuki, Pierre Taki, Denden, Yuki Sakurai Running Time: 125 min. By Kyle Warner Even in the wild and … Continue reading

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Happiness of the Katakuris, The (2001) Review

Director: Takashi Miike Writer: Kikumi Yamagishi Producer: Hirotsugu Yoshida Cast: Kenji Sawada, Keiko Matsuzaka, Shinji Takeda, Naomi Nishida, Kiyoshiro Imawano, Tetsuro Tamba, Naoto Takenaka, Tamaki Miyazaki, Takashi Matsuzaki Running Time: 113 min. By Kyle Warner When Takashi Miike agreed to … Continue reading

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Zebraman (2004) Review

Director: Takashi Miike Writer: Kankuro Kudo Cast: Sho Aikawa, Kyoka Suzuki, Teruyoshi Uchimura, Yui Ichikawa, Koen Kondo, Naoki Yasukochi, Makiko Watanabe, Keisuke Mishima, Yu Tokui, Yoji Tanaka Running Time: 115 min. By HKFanatic With the massive success of 2010’s 13 … Continue reading

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Rainy Dog (1997) Review

Director: Takashi Miike Writer: Seigo Inoue Producer: Tetsuya Ikeda, Tsutomu Tsuchikawa Cast: Show Aikawa, Sau Leung “Blacky” Ko, Xianmei Chen, Zhang Shi, Jianqin He, Tomorowo Taguchi Running Time: 95 min. By Martin Sandison Part of director Takashi Miike’s Triad society … Continue reading

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Ace Attorney (2012) Review

Director: Takashi Miike Writer: Yukiko Ohguchi, Takeharu Sakurai Cast: Hiroki Narimiya, Takumi Saito, Mirei Kiritani, Akiyoshi Nakao, Shunsuke Daito, Akira Emoto, Rei Dan, Mitsuki Tanimura, Takehiro Hira, Eisuke Sasai, Makoto Ayukawa, Kimiko Yo, Ryo Ishibashi, Fumiyo Kohinata, Minami Hamabe Running … Continue reading

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Graveyard of Honor (2002) Review

AKA: New Graveyard of Honor Director: Takashi Miike Writer: Goro Fujita, Shigenori Takechi Cast: Narumi Arimori, Yoshiyuki Daichi, Hirotaro Honda, Harumi Inoue, Renji Ishibashi, Goro Kishitani, Takashi Miike, Ryosuke Miki, Yasukaze Motomiya, Mikio Osawa, Daisuke Ryu, Harumi Sone, Shun Sugata … Continue reading

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Dead or Alive 3: Final (2002) Review

Director: Takashi Miike Producer: Toshiki Kimura, Mitsuru Kurosawa Cast: Sho Aikawa, Riki Takeuchi, Richard Chen, Terence Yin, Josie Ho, Maria Chen, Hiroyoshi Komuro Running Time: 86 Min. By SlaXor Well, the first thing I’d like to get out of the … Continue reading

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Dead or Alive (1999) Review

Director: Takashi Miike Cast: Riki Takeuchi, Sho Aikawa, Renji Ishibashi, Hitoshi Ozawa, Shingo Tsurumi, Kaoru Sugita, Hirotaro Honda, Minoru Iizuka, Michisuke Kashiwaya, Mizuho Koga, Ren Oosugi, Tomoro Taguchi, Susumu Terajima Running Time: 105 min. By Mairosu And so finally, I … Continue reading

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Zebraman 2: Attack on Zebra City (2010) Review

Director: Takashi Miike Writer: Kankuro Kudo Cast: Show Aikawa, Riisa Naka, Tsuyoshi Abe, Masahiro Inoue, Naoki Tanaka, Guadalcanal Taka Running Time: 106 min. By HKFanatic No matter what, you can always count on Takashi Miike to do the last thing … Continue reading

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13 Assassins (2010) Review

Director: Takashi Miike Writer: Shoichiro Ikemiya, Daisuke Tengan Cast: Koji Yakusho, Takayuki Yamada, Yusuke Iseya, Goro Inagaki, Masachika Ichimura, Mikijiro Hira Running Time: 114/126 min. By HKFanatic “13 Assassins” is one of those rare films that comes out of nowhere … Continue reading

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Crows Zero | aka Crows 0 (2007) Review

AKA: Crows: Episode 0 Director: Takashi Miike Producer: Mataichiro Yamamoto Cast: Shun Oguri, Kyosuke Yabe, Takayuki Yamada, Shunsuke Daito, Meisa Kuroki, Tsutomu Takahashi, Goro Kishitani Running Time: 131 min. By Ningen A new kid in town named Genji enrolls in … Continue reading

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City of Lost Souls, The | aka The Hazard City (2000) Review

AKA: The City of Strangers Director: Takashi Miike Writer: Seishu Hase (novel), Ichiro Ryu Cast: Teah, Michelle Reis, Patricia Manterola, Mitsuhiro Oikawa, Koji Kikkawa, Ren Osugi, Akaji Maro, Anatoli Krasnov, Sebastian DeVicente, Terence Yin, Atsushi Okuno, Akira Emoto, Eugene Nomura, … Continue reading

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Audition (2000) Review

Director: Takashi Miike Writer: Daisuke Tengan, Ryu Murakami Cast: Ryo Ishibashi, Eihi Shiina, Miyuki Matsuda, Renji Ishibashi, Tetsu Sawaki, Jun Kunimura Running Time: 115 min. By Alexander Takashi Miike’s Audition scared the hell out of me. Even though I figured … Continue reading

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Last Life in the Universe (2003) Review

Director: Pen-Ek Ratanaruang Writer: Pen-Ek Ratanaruang, Prabda Yoon Cast: Tadanobu Asano, Sinitta Boonyasak, Laila Boonyasak, Yutaka Matsushige, Riki Takeuchi, Takashi Miike, Yoji Tanaka, Sakichi Sat Running Time: 112 min. By Alexander Comparisons between Pen-Ek Ratanaruang’s Last Life in the Universe … Continue reading

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Sukiyaki Western Django (2007) Review

Director: Takashi Miike Writers: Takashi Miike, Masa Nakamura Cast: Hideaki Ito, Masanobu Ando, Koichi Sato, Kaori Momoi, Yusuke Iseya, Renji Ishibashi, Quentin Tarantino Running Time: 120 min. By Mighty Peking Man For years, a small town named Yuda has been … Continue reading

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