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    Source: Uncork’d Entertainment press release Uncork’d Entertainment will release Paul W.F Franklin’s furiously-fun creature feature CROC! The film, starring Mark Haldor, Sian Altman, and Chrissie Wunna, tells of a group of killer crocodiles that crash a wedding! Lisa and her family unite at a wedding venue, excited for the big day. However, unknown to the family, a nest of hungry crocodiles has been living in the nearby lake. As the crocodiles crash the wedding in a blood thirsty massacre, the remaining family members must survive the night against these Jurassic beasts. "CROC! Is another

    Source: MVD Entertainment Group Special Thanks to Clint Weiler Photo courtesy of MVD. MVD Entertainment is offering SciFi Japan readers a chance to win their new Collector's Edition Blu-ray of THE DARK (1979), a chilling tale of alien terror f rom director John "Bud" Cardos (KINGDOM OF THE SPIDERS, MUTANT). A writer (William Devane, ROLLING THUNDER) takes a personal interest in a series of baffling, shocking murders in Los Angeles ... and evidence suggests the suspect may not be human. Every night "The Mangler" stalks the streets, attacking and mutilating random victims. On the creature's trail is

    The heroism, tragedy, and insanity of the war hits readers in a poignant collection of nine stories by Ukrainian creators; Proceeds to benefit Razom for Ukraine Source: TOKYOPOP press releaseOfficial Site: Special Thanks to Erik Jansen (MediaLab) Photo courtesy of MediaLab. Publisher TOKYOPOP calls attention to the horrific war in Ukraine with the release of PEREMOHA: VICTORY FOR UKRAINE, a new full-color graphic novel anthology by Ukrainian creators that debuts digitally on August 24th, Ukrainian Independence Day, with a print release on September 27th 2022. The war comes to readers (for

    Source: Crunchyroll press release Special Thanks to Bianca Doria   Photo courtesy of Crunchyroll. ©2021 Imago Productions LLC Crunchyroll and Adult Swim revealed more about the highly-anticipated animated series from Alcon Entertainment, BLADE RUNNER: BLACK LOTUS, including new key art and the series’ opening today at Virtual Crunchyroll Expo. The series, premiering later this year, follows a young woman as she seeks to exact revenge on those who have wronged her, to understand her own identity, and to uncover the mysteries of her past. During the panel, “The Making of BLADE RUNNER:

    Photo courtesy of Arrow Video. ©Sony Pictures Source: Arrow Video US, MVD Entertainment Group press release Special Thanks to Clint Weiler Zombies! Werewolves! Atomic Mutation! Intergalactic Avians! Arrow Video US and MVD Entertainment are offering SciFi Japan readers a chance to win the Limited Edition Blu-ray set COLD WAR CREATURES: FOUR FILMS FROM SAM KATZMAN, a quartet of classic terrors to take you back to the golden age of B-Movie Monsters! Photo courtesy of Arrow Video. ©Sony Pictures A mob boss hires an ex-Nazi scientist to reanimate his dead thugs in CREATURE WITH THE

    Source: Arrow Video US, MVD Entertainment Group Special Thanks to Clint Weiler Photo courtesy of MVD. VCI and MVD Entertainment are offering SciFi Japan readers a chance to win their new Blu-ray of CHARIOTS OF THE GODS: 50th Anniversary, presenting the iconic documentaryin a new 2K restoration from the original 35mm negative. Based on Erich Von Daniken's book purporting to prove that throughout history aliens have visited earth. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has included CHARIOTS OF THE GODS in their list of the Top 100 Documentary Films of All Time. "Fifty million


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    Welcome to SciFi Japan, your source for news and information on science fiction, horror, fantasy and action movies, TV shows and videos.. from classics and old favorites, to upcoming productions and home video releases, to the odd and obscure titles you may never have heard of!

    The mainstream press has largely ignored Japanese tokusatsu (special effects) films, and when the genre has been covered by American news outlets and television the results were often inaccurate and condescending. On the other hand, there have been some excellent fan publications and websites devoted to these films, but Japanese studios have been extremely reluctant to deal with fan groups due to concerns over copyright infringement issues (some fans advocate and promote activities such as video bootlegging and unlicensed downloading). With no direct access to studio news and photos, fan reporting has often been forced to rely on secondhand info and rumors.

    What was missing was a professionally run English news outlet working directly with Japanese studios and filmmakers. So, in 2006, we brought together a talented group of published authors and reporters, film historians, reviewers, festival organizers, and movie makers with ties to the Japanese film industry to launch SciFi Japan (More information on our key contributors can be found here). The only English language news site press registered with all of the major Japanese studios and production companies, SciFi Japan is able to consistently bring accurate and exclusive information on Japanese films and shows to English speaking/reading fans worldwide.

    This site also receives updates from licensees and distributors of Japanese movies in North America, the UK and Australia, and we’re press registered with the major American studios as well. So, while our primary focus remains Japanese llive action and anime news we will rinclude international productions in our "International SciFii" and. "Asian Cinema" sections.

    And in 2012, we launched SciFi JAPAN TV, a web series featuring coverage of tokusatsu events and interviews with Japanese filmmakers. Each episode was shot on location in Japan exclusively for SciFi Japan by the Gaijin Channel production team. 

    SciFi Japan has grown by leaps and bounds over these past few years, and the site will continue to improve. So please bookmark SFJ and check back with us frequently… we’ll do our best to make it worth the effort!



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