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Friday, February 18
 

1:00pm

Aragami: The Raging God of Battle (TV-MA-V)

(TV-MA-V) (Japanese audio)

From Director Ryuhei Kitamura (Versus, Alive, Godzilla: Final Wars).

Fleeing from enemies, a wounded samurai finds a place to rest at a mysterious temple deep in the ancient mountains of Japan. Later, the temple's host then tells the Samurai the legend of a goblin named Aragami who resides in the surrounding mountains and dines on human flesh! The Samurai soon learns that the temple's host is the goblin himself, and the only way to escape is to destroy Aragami!


Friday February 18, 2011 1:00pm - 3:00pm
11. Video 3 - Live Action (National Harbor 12) National Harbor 12

3:00pm

Death Trance (TV-MA-V)

(TV-MA-V) (Japanese audio)

In an unknown place and unknown time, a lone Samurai known only as Grave (Tak Sakaguchi) thirsts for the ultimate battle.

Grave has stolen a mysterious coffin from the holy Tougan Temple - a coffin said to contain a great power. Trapped inside the sealed coffin is the Goddess of Destruction, confined and held at bay from laying waste to this world. Grave fearlessly travels the land dragging the coffin behind him, aware that what lies within is what he seeks - if only he can open it.

Unknown to Grave, a young temple monk has embarked on a quest to return this relic to its proper home before anyone can unleash an unstoppable cataclysm. So begins the race to claim the coffin... But who will get there first?


Friday February 18, 2011 3:00pm - 4:30pm
11. Video 3 - Live Action (National Harbor 12) National Harbor 12

4:30pm

Five Element Ninjas (Chinese Super Ninjas) (TV-14-V)

(TV-14-V) (Chinese audio)

When a quintet of nasty ninjas - hell-bent on world domination - nearly massacres an entire clan, its lone survivor must take the path of revenge. He meets up with an old master well-versed in the ways of the ninja. Now armed with secret knowledge and newfound friends, he must battle the awesome power of the Five Element Ninjas (gold, wood, fire, water, earth).


Friday February 18, 2011 4:30pm - 6:30pm
11. Video 3 - Live Action (National Harbor 12) National Harbor 12

6:30pm

Invincible Shaolin (TV-14-V)

(TV-14-V) (Chinese audio)

Two schools forced to fight - one lesson in vengeance!

The growing power of the Shaolin drives a warlord to betrayal. His devious plot: manipulate two Shaolin schools into a brutal feud. The warriors of the north are framed for murder, stoking the fires of revenge in those from the south. Before the scheme is exposed, men from both sides will die.

The kung fu superstars who portrayed the iconic Five Venoms (Lu Feng, Sun Chien, Chiang Sheng, Wei Pai, Kuo Chui, and Lo Mang) reunite in Invincible Shaolin, a fighting masterpiece from Chang Cheh, the director of Five Deadly Venoms and John Woo's mentor. The film's displays of athleticism and acrobatic violence demand repeat viewing to be believed, and Invincible Shaolin's memorable training sequences will remind you of why going to the movies is so much fun.


Friday February 18, 2011 6:30pm - 8:30pm
11. Video 3 - Live Action (National Harbor 12) National Harbor 12

8:30pm

Onechanbara (Bikini Samurai Squad) (TV-MA-VS)

(TV-MA-VS) (Japanese audio)

In the year 20XX, scientifically created zombies roam the world in record numbers. Despite this, Aya is determined to track down her father's killer, a person who was once close to her. With sword in hand and wearing nothing but her trademark bikini and cowboy hat, she sets off to settle the score.

Aya is joined on her path to vengeance by the chubby Katsuji and the gun-toting Reika. Together, they hack, slash, and shoot their way through a sea of the undead to reach the final showdown with a mad scientist and the destined duel with Aya's own sister.


Friday February 18, 2011 8:30pm - 10:30pm
11. Video 3 - Live Action (National Harbor 12) National Harbor 12

11:00pm

Vampire Girl vs. Frankenstein Girl (18+) (TV-MA-VS)

(TV-MA-VS) (Japanese audio)

 Vampire Girl vs. Frankenstein Girl is the terrifying story of two classic monsters re-imagined as super hot - and extremely lethal - Japanese school girls. Gore rules supreme in this blood-cake cavalcade of carnage, and aficionados of psychedelic blood-filled chocolates, mad scientist principals, sumo wrestlers from hell, and sex-crazed school nurses are guaranteed to lose their heads over this old-school splatter-fest.


Friday February 18, 2011 11:00pm - Saturday February 19, 2011 1:00am
11. Video 3 - Live Action (National Harbor 12) National Harbor 12

1:00am

Robo Geisha (18+) (TV-MA-VS)

(TV-MA-VS) (Japanese audio)

 Kikuke is a geisha known for her glamour and grace. Yoshie is her abused sister, banished to the shadows. When a mysterious corporation transforms their soft bodies into murderous machines, the rival vixens rush toward an ultra-violent final confrontation.


Saturday February 19, 2011 1:00am - 3:30am
11. Video 3 - Live Action (National Harbor 12) National Harbor 12

3:30am

Lady Ninja Kaede (18+) (TV-MA-VS)

(TV-MA-VS)

In Japan, during the reign of Shogun Yoshimune, it is the era of the samurai and the ninja. Many villages are outwardly peaceful, but a twisted sexual underbelly exists that affects more than just the criminals. Kaede and her sister are unfortunately victims of this when the elder is raped and commits suicide shortly thereafter.

Kaede seeks vengeance, and a lady ninja nun who hears of the events aids her in the search. There is more to the story behind the rape however, and the lies and secrets are slowly revealed behind a trail of clothing, sweat, and blood.


Saturday February 19, 2011 3:30am - 5:00am
11. Video 3 - Live Action (National Harbor 12) National Harbor 12
 
Saturday, February 19
 

5:00am

Lady Ninja Kaede 2 (18+) (TV-MA-VS)

(TV-MA-VS)

The lives of many people were thrown into chaos during Japan's Edo period. During all that mayhem, a religious cult was plotting a terrible conspiracy, and the story has remained secret until now. A lady ninja nun, concerned about the scheming, orders Kaede to infiltrate the cult. While successful, the skilled ninja agent is put under a spell by one of the priests, causing her to become feverish with lust over one of the cult's relics. Her ultimate mission is to topple the secret organization, but will she be able to while handicapped by a desire that must be satisfied?


Saturday February 19, 2011 5:00am - 6:30am
11. Video 3 - Live Action (National Harbor 12) National Harbor 12

6:30am

Izo (TV-14-V)

(TV-14-V) (Japanese audio)

From Director Takashi Miike (Ichi The Killer, One Missed Call).

Okada Izo, a historical figure, was a samurai warrior from a low-class family of mid-west Japan. His talent as a swordsman was discovered by a powerful samurai warlord, who recruited Izo as a soldier. Under his guidance, Izo murdered so many people that he earned the terrifying nickname "Izo the Slaughter." He was crucified for his carnage and became the incarnation of a deep-seeded grudge when his soul could not enter Heaven or Hell. His restless soul travels beyond time and space filled with deception, despair and an insatiable murderous anger unleashed on all those who cross his path!


Saturday February 19, 2011 6:30am - 9:00am
11. Video 3 - Live Action (National Harbor 12) National Harbor 12

9:00am

The Great Yokai War (TV-14-V)

(TV-14-V) (Japanese audio)

Ten-year-old Tadashi has been chosen "Kirin Rider," the defender of justice and peace. Legend has it that the Kirin Rider must climb a nearby mountain and claim a legendary sword, guarded by the Great Goblin and battle the evil army of the Yomotsumono. As children from all over the countryside begin to disappear, terrifying monsters start attacking people. Suppressing his fears, Tadashi, with help from friendly spirits, embarks on the greatest adventure of his life to defeat the evil Yomotsumono and rescue the children of Japan in an epic cosmic battle to the finish!

A lavish remake of the 1968 film "Yokai Daisenso" from director Takashi Miike.


Saturday February 19, 2011 9:00am - 11:30am
11. Video 3 - Live Action (National Harbor 12) National Harbor 12

11:30am

Goyokin (TV-14-V)

(TV-14-V) (Japanese audio) 

A samurai, Magobei, returns to face the clan he abandoned when he learns that they intend to instigate another massacre akin to the earlier one that caused him to resign his position. Protecting the last survivor of that massacre, a woman called "Taken by the Gods" Oriha, Magobei absorbs a truly phenomenal amount of punishment before taking down his brother-in-law, the clan leader. One of cinema's truly epic sword duels.


Saturday February 19, 2011 11:30am - 2:00pm
11. Video 3 - Live Action (National Harbor 12) National Harbor 12

2:00pm

Masked Rider the First (TV-14-V)

(TV-14-V) (Japanese audio)

Takeshi Hongo is a person of extraordinarily keen intellect - a young man with great promise for the future. But that future is snuffed out by a secret society called Shocker. They use reconstructed humans in all manner of experiments in an attempt to take over the world.

Hongo is made into a reconstructed human with the abilities of a locust: Masked Rider 1. Through sheer luck, Hongo realizes that he is being controlled by evil and can never return to his original form.

Meanwhile, Shocker views the escaped Hongo as a traitor and sends off a new reconstructed human after him as an assassin. The assassin has the same powers and appearance of Masked Rider 1. His name is Hayato Ichimonji: Masked Rider 2. But with their opposing powers there is no conclusion to the fight and they only succeed in hurting each other.

Growing impatient with Ichimonji, Shocker orders reconstructed humans Snake and Cobra to murder not only Hongo but also the headstrong Ichimonji.


Saturday February 19, 2011 2:00pm - 3:30pm
11. Video 3 - Live Action (National Harbor 12) National Harbor 12

3:30pm

Life Gamble (TV-MA-V)

(TV-MA-V) (Chinese audio)

Don't bet on surviving this bloodbath!

Kung Fu fans with a bloodlust for backstabbing bad guys and gut-wrenching plot twists need look no further than this offering from the Godfather of Hong Kong Cinema, Chang Cheh. Life Gamble is the tale of a Kung Fu blacksmith caught in a life and death struggle between dueling knife-slingers, the seductress who kills with her smile, a murderous iron-fisted villain, and the ruthless king of gamblers.

Starring Hong Kong screen-idols Alexander Fu Sheng (Brave Archer) and Kuo Chui (Hard Boiled, Tomorrow Never Dies), this sanguine saga of thievery, gambling, and cold-blooded murder drives audiences to the edge of their seats, leaving them nervously watching their backs long after the credits have rolled.


Saturday February 19, 2011 3:30pm - 5:30pm
11. Video 3 - Live Action (National Harbor 12) National Harbor 12

5:30pm

Zeiram (TV-14)

(TV-14) (Japanese audio)

A vicious space-outlaw, Zeiram, has escaped to earth, and has been followed by the attractive female bounty hunter Iria, and her assistant, Bob (a computer). When she sets a dimensional trap so she can fight the monster without raising the awareness of the earthlings, two power company employees accidentally stumble into the trap, too. Iria now has to save the earthmen and defeat the monster before her Dimensional trap closes on them all forever.


Saturday February 19, 2011 5:30pm - 7:30pm
11. Video 3 - Live Action (National Harbor 12) National Harbor 12

7:30pm

Zeiram II (TV-14)

(TV-14) (Japanese audio)

In this sequel to the cult classic Zeiram the beautiful bounty hunter Iria once again finds her way to Earth. She has with her the supercomputer known as Bob, along with a new combat android assistant.

Unbeknownst to her the research team that built the combat android couldn't find a tactical program with enough cunning or fighting instinct to be useful. Therefore, they decided to cut corners and implant the androids brain with a vicious Zeiram alien!

When the alien gains conscious control of the android, it begins using the machine's wide variety of weapon systems to terrorize Iria and her old human friends, Teppei and Kamiya. Now all three are trapped in a dimensional Zone by the monster and they will have to destroy it if they ever want to escape alive.


Saturday February 19, 2011 7:30pm - 9:30pm
11. Video 3 - Live Action (National Harbor 12) National Harbor 12

9:30pm

Cutie Honey Live Action (TV-14)

(TV-14) (Japanese audio)

Who is this mysterious buxom beauty? She's an office worker, a motorcycle racer, a street musician, a police officer, and most of all, a warrior of love. Fitted with her father's invention, the I-System, she can transform herself into anyone she wants to be. The nefarious organization called Panther Claw is kidnapping girls across Japan and stealing all of the gold and the police are powerless to stop them.

Now, their leader, Sister Jill, wants Honey's I-System neckband to revive her beauty and gain immortality. With the help of her friends, Natsuko, a hard-headed police officer, and Seiji, an easy-going reporter, Honey will prove that there's no greater power than love.


Saturday February 19, 2011 9:30pm - 11:30pm
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11:30pm

Samurai School

Based on the manga and old school anime "Sakigake!! Otokojku" by Akira Miyashita.

 

At a private school that turns boys into true men, grueling training is practially the ONLY thing you can count on!  Between hundreds of pushups, hot-oil baths, and being locked in jail cells, the new students have a lot to deal with before they can even think of kicking back and relaxing.  And when a rival school is out to cause some trouble, will true friendship be able to save the day?  The samurai school's ruels don't usually allow for personal grudges, but the rules don't matter anywhere outside the grounds...


Saturday February 19, 2011 11:30pm - Sunday February 20, 2011 1:45am
11. Video 3 - Live Action (National Harbor 12) National Harbor 12

3:30am

Shogun Assassin (30th Anniversary Edition) (18+) (TV-MA-VS)

(TV-MA-VS) (English audio)

Created by slicing and dicing the first two Lone Wolf & Club movies, Robert Houston's epic grindhouse mash-up, Shogun Assassin, tells the tender tale of a mighty swordsman trying to balance his career as an assassin with the problems of being a single dad while being stalked by legions of extremely hypertensive ninjas.


Sunday February 20, 2011 3:30am - 5:30am
11. Video 3 - Live Action (National Harbor 12) National Harbor 12
 
Sunday, February 20
 

5:30am

Snot Rocket and Super Detective (TV-14)

(TV-14) (Japanese audio)

Before (and after) he started making popular and influential films in Japan, writer/director Yudai Yamaguchi (writer of Versus, director of Cromartie High and Battlefield Baseball) spent his free time crafting this series of inspired, whacked-out and experimental vignettes. Loaded with slapstick galore, rock and roll, and a juvenile sense of humor, these shot-on-video shorts introduced a then-unknown Tak Sakaguchi (Versus, Death Trance). See where it all began for Tak and Yudai in this genre-busting, laugh-inducing collection.


Sunday February 20, 2011 5:30am - 7:00am
11. Video 3 - Live Action (National Harbor 12) National Harbor 12

7:00am

Cromartie High The Movie (TV-PG)

(TV-PG) (Japanese audio)

Takashi Kamiyama, normal high school student - completely normal, really - makes the not normal (unnormal?) decision to attend Cromartie High. It's known for having more violent thugs, prehensile mohawks, alien landings, and enrolled gorillas than any other Japanese high school.


Sunday February 20, 2011 7:00am - 8:30am
11. Video 3 - Live Action (National Harbor 12) National Harbor 12

8:30am

Attack the Gas Station! (TV-14-V)

(TV-14-V) (Korean audio)

Four anarchistic, nihilistic youths run amuck in the streets and Attack the Gas Station! This quartet of thugs who rob a gas station out of sheer boredom, having robbed it only a few days previous. Unable to get any money from the register, they take everyone hostage and start dispensing gas and keeping the money. As the characters find different ways of amusing themselves, mostly through the mixed cast of characters that come in through the gas station, it's only a matter of time before they start upsetting the wrong people. Gangsters are forced to rap, customer service becomes a fighting art and the gas station becomes a staging ground for an end-times battle between gangsters, punks and an army of moped-delivery boys.


Sunday February 20, 2011 8:30am - 11:00am
11. Video 3 - Live Action (National Harbor 12) National Harbor 12

11:00am

Opium and the Kung-Fu Master (TV-14-V)

(TV-14-V) (Chinese audio)

Film legend Ti Lung (A Better Tomorrow, The Legend of Drunken Master) battles the scourge of the orient in this epic final film from director Tang Chia. Schooled in the martial arts by the Peking Opera, Chia's deft touch guides the gut-wrenching tale of a Kung Fu master wrecked by opium. Starring a legitimate champion of the Gibbon Fist style as the film's villain - Chen Kuan Tai (The Flying Guillotine, Big Brother Cheng) - Chia's masterpiece showcases the talents of at least six different martial arts directors.


Sunday February 20, 2011 11:00am - 1:00pm
11. Video 3 - Live Action (National Harbor 12) National Harbor 12

1:00pm

Shaolin Prince (Death Mask of the Ninja) (TV-14-V)

(TV-14-V) (Chinese audio)

Twin brothers are marked for death by an iron-fingered villain who covets the throne on which they were born to sit. Starring Ti Lung (A Better Tomorrow, The Legend of Drunken Master) and written by the legendary Jing Wong (Naked Killer, God of Gamblers), this Shaw Brothers' masterpiece introduced audiences to the 18 Buda attack, a fire-fisted assassin, holy fools with deadly moves, badass brothers bent on revenge, and a magic sword with the power to exorcise your demons!


Sunday February 20, 2011 1:00pm - 3:00pm
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