Ryûnosuke Kamiki plays the last of a dying breed of giant human warriors who have been protecting Japan from invasion since the bombs fell on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. But in today's world, young people find this elderly giant warrior irrelevant. He has to prove himself and do battle once more against a giant gang of monsters set on taking over the world. Directed by Hitoshi Matsumoto. With Riki Takeuchi and Hitoshi Matsumoto. Categories: Comedy. Year: 2007.
Japan in Dai-Nipponjin
In 1929 a poor girl named Chiyo (Suzuka Ohgo) from a fishing village is sold to a geisha house in Kyoto. Her stunning beauty attracts the vindictive jealousy of Hatsumomo (Gong Li), until she is rescued by and taken under the wing of Hatsumomo's bitter rival, Mameha (Michelle Yeoh). Under Mameha's mentorship, Chiyo becomes a famous geisha. As World War II looms, Japan and the geishas' world are changed forever. Directed by Rob Marshall. With, Zoe Weizenbaum and Togo Igawa. Categories: Drama, Romance. Year: 2005.
Japan in Memoirs of a Geisha