A pair of “Gekimation” films from the weird and wonderful mind of Japanese director UJICHA are hitting digital platforms and Blu-ray in January! I’m speaking about none other than Violence Voyager and Burning Buddha Man! The twin Blu-ray release from Third Window Films is loaded with special features and extras. UJICHA fans won’t want to miss out!
Read on for all the details!
From The Third Window Films UJICHA Press Release
Violence Voyager (2018, 83 min) Synopsis
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.
Burning Buddha Man (2013, 81 min) Synopsis
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.
Here’s a look at the all new Blu-ray packaging from Third Window Films!
2 DISC LIMITED EDITION BLU-RAY CONTENTS
Disc 1: Violence Voyager
- Uncut original Japanese language version
- Audio commentary from director Ujicha and producer Reo Anzai
- Interview with director Ujicha (20min)
- Short Film: Tempura (4min)
- Teaser of Ujicha’s latest film
- Original Trailer
Disc 2: The Burning Buddha Man
- Short Film: The Retnepac2 (16min)
- Short Film: Space Yokai War (9min)
- Original Trailer
This release carries a £29.99 suggest retail price! It hits store shelves January 25, 2021. Both films will also release to various video and on-demand platforms that same day.
What do you think? Will you pick up the Blu-ray set or watch on demand? Tell us in the comments!