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Yakusho, Koji

Summary: A penniless samurai during a time of peace asks to commit ritual suicide in the courtyard of the House of Ii, but is instead told the story of the fate of another warrior who came with a similar request, but was actually hoping to get money instead.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Video 2013

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN HAR

Summary: A down-and-out businessman travels to a seaside town, where he meets a woman with unusual sexual powers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DMR 2001

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Summary: A frustrated, unemployed architect travels to a remote fishing village in search of a treasure rumored to be hidden in a house near a red bridge. He builds an intense relationship with one of the occupants of the house, a young woman with an "unusual" condition.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Vision Entertainment [distributor] 2003

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN WAR

Summary: Young widow Tanpopo attempts to start a small ramen noodle restaurant. She has little success until she meets Gorō, a cowboy-hat-wearing truck driver who decides to helps her to make the perfect bowl of top ramen. A story that features various subplots and an eclectic group of supporting characters, all of whom have expressively passionate relationships with food.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: s.n. 2000

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN TAM

Summary: In 1929, an impoverished fishing village father sells his nine-year-old daughter, Chiyo, to a geisha house in Kyoto's Gion district and she becomes subjected to cruel treatment from the owners and the head geisha Hatsumomo. As she grows older, her stunning beauty attracts the vindictive jealousy of Hatsumomo. She is rescued by and taken under the wing of Hatsumomo's bitter rival, Mameha. Under...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

Summary: A middle-aged businessman's dull life takes an interesting turn when he signs up for a ballroom dance class just to meet the beautiful dance instructor.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN SHA