4.8/10
1,021
16 user 32 critic

Oneechanbara: The Movie (2008)

In the year 20XX a mysterious scientist discovers a way to bring back the dead . . . only it turns one town into a zombie-infested hellhole. But when the world falls into ruin, only one ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay)
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

In 20XX the world is still overpopulated by Zombies and Aya and Saki stop fighting to join together against there new enemy, Himiko

Director: Tsuyoshi Shôji
Stars: Yû Tejima, Akari Ozawa, Rika Kawamura
Re-Kill (2015)
Action | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

It's been 5 years since the Re-Animates outbreak that wiped out 85% of the world's population. Within a few cities, the Re-Animates have been segregated into "zones" and are policed by the R-Division of the QUASI S.W.A.T. Unit.

Director: Valeri Milev
Stars: Bruce Payne, Daniella Alonso, Roger Cross
Action | Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A young man with superhuman strength is incarcerated at a prison run by corrupt officials and seeks to use his martial arts to clean up the system.

Director: Ngai Choi Lam
Stars: Siu-Wong Fan, Mei Sheng Fan, Ka-Kui Ho
Action | Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

A medieval Book of the Dead is discovered in the catacombs that run under a small town strip club. When one of the desperate strippers raises an army of the undead, the rest of the ... See full summary »

Director: Takao Nakano
Stars: Sora Aoi, Risa Kasumi, Mari Sakurai
Undead Pool (Video 2007)
Action | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

A girls' high school team is having a competition. Aki persuades her friend Sayaka to join the swimming team. However, a mysterious virus is spreading throughout the school. After Aki ... See full summary »

Director: Kôji Kawano
Stars: Sasa Handa, Yuria Hidaka, Ayumu Tokitô
RoboGeisha (2009)
Action | Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

After receiving robotic implants, two sisters compete as assassins.

Director: Noboru Iguchi
Stars: Asami, Yoshihiro Nishimura, Naoto Takenaka
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Eight Mexican directors unite to bring tales of the most brutally terrifying Mexican traditions and legends to vividly shocking life.

Directors: Isaac Ezban, Laurette Flores Bornn, and 6 more credits »
Stars: Adrián Aguirre, Dulce Alexa, Leslie Arce
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

A photography student's life takes a turn for the worse when her dead sister is welcomed back into the family home.

Director: Noboru Iguchi
Stars: Moe Arai, Miu Nakamura, Aika Ohta
Kekkô Kamen (2004)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A school that teaches young boys and girls how to become famous anchorpeople in the media. But there is something strange going in this school. The facility takes a sick pride in handing ... See full summary »

Director: Takafumi Nagamine
Stars: Nao Eguchi, Kie Ikuta, Juri Inahara
Action | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Rika never expected to encounter the living dead as she skipped school to visit her grandfather. She is forced to survive and discovers incredible zombie fighting skills.

Director: Ken'ichi Fujiwara
Stars: Mina Arai, Lemon Hanazawa, Kotoha Hiroyama
Action | Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Transfer student Monami has a secret and a past that has caught up with Mizushima. Deceiving Mizushima into eating a token gift of chocolate, laced with her blood, he is then catapulted ... See full summary »

Directors: Yoshihiro Nishimura, Naoyuki Tomomatsu
Stars: Yukie Kawamura, Takumi Saitô, Eri Otoguro
Septic Man (2013)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

A sewage worker gets trapped inside a septic tank during a water contamination crisis and undergoes a hideous transformation.

Director: Jesse Thomas Cook
Stars: Jason David Brown, Molly Dunsworth, Julian Richings
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Eri Otoguro ...
Aya
Tomohiro Waki ...
Katsuji
Tarô Suwa ...
Dr. Sugita
Manami Hashimoto ...
Reiko
Chise Nakamura ...
Saki
Ai Hazuki ...
Maria
Satoshi Hakuzen
Hiroaki Kawatsure
Sari Kurauchi ...
Asami
Tomoya Nagai
Tetsu Watanabe
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Masahiro Okamoto
Edit

Storyline

In the year 20XX a mysterious scientist discovers a way to bring back the dead . . . only it turns one town into a zombie-infested hellhole. But when the world falls into ruin, only one woman, her trusty katana and sexy bikini can save them. And as she takes down one zombie after another, she also pursues the younger sister she wants to take to task for killing her father. Written by Doodle210

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Action | Horror

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

20 June 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Onechanbara - Zombie Bikini Squad  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

When she places the sword on her sister's grave, Aya still has the bloody cut on her face that she received during the final sword battle. A few seconds later, the cut is gone and remains gone for the rest of the scene. See more »

Connections

Followed by Chanbara Beauty: The Movie - Vortex (2009) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Flash of the Blade
4 July 2009 | by (Hamburg, Germany) – See all my reviews

I write this review 5 minutes after watching the movie, because I'm not sure I'll remember much about it in a few hours except there was a chick with a katana. Aya is on the hunt for her sister (who helped killing their father) and Doctor Sugita who created hordes of zombies. Helped by another lady with a gun, they are mowing down the zombies and then face the above mentioned for revenge - nobody could come up with a more simple story line. It wouldn't be much for a manga you could read in 30 minutes, but it is very little to fill 90 minutes of a movie. No surprise it feels a bit stretched, some fights are lasting too long.

Fortunately, it looks really good at least. I liked the digitally enhanced flash of the blade which was very comic-strip like, the little (also digitally painted) blood drops on the camera lens, the well placed flashbacks and slow motion shots, such as the moment when the girl in the white dress is shot, you see the cloud of smoke - and then, already the zombies in the background come nearer. Due to its clever style, it's fun to watch once, but regrettably not the kind of cult flick you'd want to see again and again.


3 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
A question about subtitles. fireball_zero
English Translation? wwinter86
Sequel? themicster
Manami Hashimoto hotness vtdgnca
That's not a goof. AlienBlade
Discuss Oneechanbara: The Movie (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?