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Subway Serial Rape: Lover Hunting (1988)
"Chikatetsu renzoku reipu: Aijin-gari" (original title)

Not Rated  |   |  Crime  |  7 May 1988 (Japan)
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Credited cast:
Sayaka Hitomi
Yukijirô Hotaru
Fumiaki Tobayama
Yutaka Ikejima
Ren Ôsugi
Shirô Shimomoto
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Megumi Takahashi
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A woman is raped on a crowded subway. No one reports it to the police. A TV studio exploits the incident to boost ratings, with tragic results, including the victimization of the reporter sent to harass the gang members who committed the crime. Written by cinelawyer

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Another Solid Entry In The SUBWAY SERIAL RAPE series...
20 August 2006 | by (St. John's Abortion Clinic) – See all my reviews

LOVER HUNTING is the fourth entry in the SUBWAY SERIAL RAPE series, and the second of the films that I've seen. I've seen the original SUBWAY SERIAL RAPE film (which I liked very much), but have not yet secured parts two and three, but hope to soon. I don't think the "order" of the films matters much though, as they are all independent of each other.

LOVER HUNTING revolves around a TV studio that airs an expose about a woman raped on a subway (duh...) whose incident was photographed by a reporter who happened to be on the same train. Eventually, information on the rapists is made available to the station, and the lead female reporter tracks the offenders down and begins to hound them. They don't take this too lightly, and decide to retaliate...

I'd say I liked LOVER HUNTING almost as much as the original SUBWAY RAPE film, for it's dark subject-matter and well-written storyline. Fans of pinku material should definitely check this out. The rape scenes are suitably rough, and the interesting storyline make this another sleazy winner in my book...8/10


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