The cove Video/Film , DVD in English
In a sleepy lagoon off the coast of Japan is a highly guarded secret. During the night, Taiji fishermen engage in an unseen hunt for thousands of dolphins. The work is so horrifying, the fishermen will stop at nothing to keep it hidden from the outside world. When a team of elite…
Genbaku no ko Video/Film , DVD in Japanese
- 原爆の子:Children of Hiroshima = 原子弹爆炸下的儿童
The film focuses squarely on the devastation of Hiroshima city by the A-bomb, depicting the people dealing with the aftermath, including a dying girl praying for the humanity's peace and a shoeshine boy working hard for his poor surviving family members. The screenplay was based…
Godzilla Video/Film , DVD in Japanese , English
Gojira: A prehistoric monster ravages metropolitan Tokyo. Scientists suspect that H-bomb tests awakened it from a two-million year sleep. They try to develop techniques to stop the monster.
Godzilla vs. Hedorah Video/Film , DVD in English
From Earth's pollution a new monster is spawned. Hedorah, the smog monster, destroys Japan and fights Godzilla while spewing his poisonous gas to further the damage.
Grave of the fireflies Hotaru no haka Video/Film , DVD in Japanese , English
Two orphans in war-time Kobe, Japan, face fire-bombs, hunger, homelessness, and despair as the war and their lives come to an end.
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Minamata kanja-san to sono sekai = Minamata : the victims and their world Video/Film , DVD in Japanese
- 水俣:患者さんとその世界 = Minamata : the victims and their world
Documentary film on toxic pollution in Minamata, Japan caused by the fertilizer company Chisso, which was responsible for releasing mercury-polluted industrial waste water into Minamata Bay and out to the Sea of Shiranu -- a happening that would eventually develop into the worst…
Nausicaä of the valley of the wind Video/Film , DVD in English , Japanese
The epic coming-of-age tale of Nausicaa, a compassionate princess warrior striving to negotiate peace between kingdoms battling over the last of the planet's precious natural resources.
Nihon chinbotsu = Sinking of Japan Video/Film , DVD in Japanese
- 日本沈没:Sinking of Japan
"In the aftermath of a major earthquake, a young girl and the captain of a submarine are rescued. It transpires the earthquake is a minor precursor to far greater devastation with the scientific community predicting that Japan will sink without trace in less than a year. As…
Princess Mononoke Video/Film , DVD in Japanese
A young warrior searching for a cure for a deadly curse becomes entangled in a battle between a clan of humans and the forest's animal gods.
Reconstructing Kobe : the geography of crisis and opportunity Book , Print in English
"Six thousand people died and hundreds of thousands lost their homes when an earthquake hit Kobe in January 1995. The Hanshin Earthquake was the largest disaster to affect postwar Japan and one of the most destructive postwar natural disasters to strike a developed country.…
South Park Video/Film , DVD in English
Follows four irreverent grade-school kids in the town of South Park, Colorado.
Three films by Hiroshi Teshigahara Video/Film , DVD in Japanese
Pitfall: When a miner leaves his employer and treks out with his young son to become a migrant worker, he finds himself moving from one eerie landscape to another, intermittently followed (and photographed) by an enigmatic man in a clean, white suit, and eventually coming…
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- disc 1-4 in two containers
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Tokyo magnitude 8.0 Video/Film , DVD in Japanese , English
The devastation is unleashed in the span of seconds. Yielding to centuries of unrelenting pressure, an ancient rift in the Earth gives way and a force equivalent to over a thousand atomic bombs erupts beneath the feet of the citizens of the world's largest mega cities! For the…