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Noboru Iguchi (screenplay)
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Release Date:
3 October 2009 (Japan) See more »
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Yoshie, the younger and ill-treated sister of a renowned Geisha, is discovered to have natural strength and fighting ability... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

 

Asami ... Onna Tengu 1
Yoshihiro Nishimura ... Yakuza's Boss

Naoto Takenaka ... Kanai
Takumi Saitô ... Hikaru Kageno
Suzuki Matsuo ... Tetsuma Gotokuji
Cay Izumi ... Onna Tengu 2
Aya Kiguchi ... Yoshie Kasuga
Kentarô Shimazu ... Kogure
Yui Murata
Shôko Nakahara ... Hideko
Demo Tanaka ... Hachiro
Kentaro Kishi ... Hikomaru Sagawa (as Kentarô Kishi)
Hiroaki Murakami ... Fat Guest
Yûya Ishikawa ... Suzuki
Tarô Shigaki ... Kenzan Kageno
Yûya Matsuura ... Killed Man
Yukihide Benny ... Killed Man 1
Hitomi Hasebe ... Kikue Kasuga
Ryôji Okamoto ... Samurai 1
Asami Kumakiri ... Kotone
Satoshi Yamamoto ... Aide 2
Shoko Suzuki ... Bikini Trooper
Mariko Takayama ... Suzuko
Naoi Nagano
Yumemi Katô ... Bikini Trooper
Shigeki Terao ... Kiyohiko Sagawa
Kaori Shiina
Ittei Sakuma ... Samurai 2
Rie Hayasaka ... Bikini Trooper
Mayu Hayashi ... Bikini Trooper
Etsuko Ikuta ... Kinu
Masashi Oishi ... Aide 1
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Directed by
Noboru Iguchi 
 
Writing credits
Noboru Iguchi (screenplay)

Produced by
Satoshi Arashi .... executive producer
Naobumi Ashi .... producer
Stefan Atkins .... co-executive producer
Akira Fujita .... producer
Manabu Harada .... executive producer
Takeichi Honda .... executive producer
Masayuki Kaneko .... co-producer
Sen Katayama .... co-producer
Hiroshi Kogure .... co-producer
Hirofumi Ogoshi .... executive producer
Kazunari Okuma .... producer
Yui Shibata .... producer
Akira Yamaguchi .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Yasuhiko Fukuda 
 
Cinematography by
Yasutaka Nagano 
 
Production Design by
Gen Itô 
Aya Suzuki 
 
Makeup Department
Yoshihiro Nishimura .... special makeup effects supervisor
 
Sound Department
Kyle Phillips .... adr engineer
 
Special Effects by
Yoshihiro Nishimura .... special effects supervisor
 
Visual Effects by
Tsuyoshi Kazuno .... visual effects supervisor
 
Stunts
Masaki Suzumura .... action coordinator
 
Other crew
Yoshiki Takahashi .... poster designer
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Robo-geisha" - Japan (original title)
"Gaijinsploitation 4" - Asia (English title) (series title)
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102 min
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Referenced in Inside the Whore (2012)See more »

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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Worth seeing for the oddness, 27 November 2010
Author: udar55 from Williamsburg, VA

Yoshie (Aya Kiguchi) is the put upon younger sister of geisha Kikue (Hitomi Hasebe) and she accompanies her sibling to a job for rich young industrialist Hikaru (Takumi Saitô), who runs Kageno Steel Manufacturing. The company is a front for his sinister plans to control the world via a bomb he is making and his robot geisha army. The duo is kidnapped and transformed, but Yoshie finds herself thriving in the training and bypassing her sister's shadow. Soon she is the top assassin RoboGeisha, who kills Hikaru's enemies with ease. Of course, she has a change of heart when her latest target - a group of old folks searching for their kidnapped family members - tells her of Hikaru's sinister plans. I think I can only handle one of these deliberately campy, cute girl Japanese action pictures once every 5 years. This plays like a Troma film, but with a no nudity. It is pretty much a non-stop marathon of oddity. Director Noboru Iguchi previously did THE MACHINE GIRL (2008) and this carries on the tradition of showing wild, never-seen-before gags. You get bizarre stuff like breast milk that melts faces, a robot castle, chest guns, knee guns, shoulder guns, and AssSwords (exactly what you think it is). Unfortunately, if you saw the long trailer, it showed you pretty much all of these things.

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