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Rampo Noir (2005)

Ranpo jigoku (original title)
This horror Anthology takes it cue from the short fiction of writer Taro Hirai, better known as his nomme du plume Edogawa Rampo - wordplay on the name of legendary writer Edgar Allan Poe.

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Private Detective Kogorô Akechi / Man / Masaki (segments "Imomushi" - "Kagami jigoku" - "Kasei no unga" - "Mushi")
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(segment "Kagami jigoku")
Chisako Hara ...
(segment "Kagami jigoku")
Masami Horiuchi ...
(segment "Kagami jigoku")
Mikako Ichikawa ...
(segment "Kagami jigoku")
Hanae Kan ...
(story "Imomushi")
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Tarô Hirai (story "Imomushi") (as Ryuuhei Matsuda)
Kaiji Moriyama ...
(story "Kasei no unga")
Tomoya Nakamura ...
(story "Kagami jigoku")
Hiroki Narimiya ...
Tooru (story "Kagami jigoku")
Tamaki Ogawa ...
Fuyu Kinoshita (segment "Mushi")
Yukiko Okamoto ...
Tokiko Sunaga (story "Imomushi")
Tarô Suwa ...
Temple Priest
Hiromasa Taguchi ...
(segment "Mushi")
Minori Terada ...
(segment "Kagami jigoku")
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This horror Anthology takes it cue from the short fiction of writer Taro Hirai, better known as his nomme du plume Edogawa Rampo - wordplay on the name of legendary writer Edgar Allan Poe.

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5 November 2005 (Japan)  »

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References Ginî piggu 2: Chiniku no hana (1985) See more »

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Air du miroir 'Dis-moi que je suis belle' from 'Thais'
Written by Jules Massenet and Louis Gallet
Performed by Usuki Ai and Motosugi Mio
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Creepy and Kinky Art!
10 June 2006 | by (Atlanta and San Francisco) – See all my reviews

"Rampo Noir" (Rampo Jigoku) is a gorgeous, creepy, kinky to the extreme as well as beautifully conceived and well crafted compendium of four stories by Japanese author Edogawa Rampo (a transliteration of Edgar Allan Poe and the nom de plume of Taro Hirai): "Mars Canal", "Mirror Hell", "The Caterpillar" and "Crawling Bugs". "Mars Canal" bookends the program and launches us into the three other nightmares. "Mirror Hell" was fun and simply GORGEOUS to look at! "The Caterpillar" (which is the pet name a woman has given her husband for horridly KINKY reasons!) totally CREEPED me out! "Crawling Bugs" was dizzyingly lovely to look at, though quite unnerving as the lead character's 'dilemma' was eerily reminiscent of one of my best friends! It has been released on DVD (region 3) in Japan and I. Must. Have. IT!!


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