Action Japan

You’ll be hard-pressed to top the energy and eccentricity of today’s action cinema in Japan.
By
Adam Cook

13 Assassins

To stop a tyrant from murdering and exploiting innocent civilians, 13 samurai warriors unite and prepare to assassinate the evildoer.

Battle Royale

The Japanese government introduces a system whereby randomly chosen schoolchildren are taken to an island and forced to fight each other to the death.

Tokyo Tribe

This stylized musical crime saga pits the most notorious and ruthless gangs of Tokyo against each other, all set to a heavy hip-hop beat.