Third Window Films is pleased to announce a special edition Blu-ray set of two gruesome fantastical pieces of ‘geki-mation’ (imaginative hand-drawn cutout animation) from the weird and wonderful world of Japanese director UJICHA; available 25th January from thirdwindowfilms.com
Bobby and his friend Akkun set out for the mountains to build a secret hideout. On their way, they stumble upon a mysterious amusement park called Violence Voyager. It doesn’t take long for things to get weird as the boys discover a group of scared children who can’t seem to escape and soon find themselves under attack by robot-like humanoids.
Violence Voyager includes the uncut original Japanese language version; audio commentary from director Ujicha and producer Reo Anzai; an interview with director Ujicha; the short film, Tempura; the original trailer and more.
There is a series of Buddha statue thefts in Kyoto. Beniko, a high school girl, gets the Buddha statue at her family’s temple stolen and has her parents killed at the same time. She needs to know what caused the death of a parents and dreams of revenge. She goes on a fantastical journey to ultimately face the demon.
The Burning Buddha Man includes the short films: The Retnepac2 and Space Yokai War; and the original trailer. The Weird and Wonderful World of UJICHA also comes with reversible sleeve artwork and a slipcase. Also to be released on various video on demand platforms.