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Helldriver (2010)
"Nihon bundan: Heru doraibâ" (original title)

 -  Horror | Sci-Fi  -  23 July 2011 (Japan)
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Stilling reeling from the events of a zombie apocalypse, a young woman, along with a group of allies, makes her way across a dystopian Japan in search of her mother, the Zombie Queen.

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Credited cast:
Yumiko Hara ...
Kika
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Rikka
Kazuki Namioka ...
Kaito
Yûrei Yanagi ...
Taku
Minoru Torihada
Gadarukanaru Taka ...
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Midori Aoyama
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Wall guard
Yukihide Benny ...
Man on the wall
Norman England ...
Annoyed patron
Yasuhiko Fukuda
Yukihiro Haruzono
Rie Hayasaka
Miki Hirase
Honoka
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Stilling reeling from the events of a zombie apocalypse, a young woman, along with a group of allies, makes her way across a dystopian Japan in search of her mother, the Zombie Queen.

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Produced and distributed in Japan along with Alien vs. Ninja (2010), Yakuza Weapon (2011) and Deadball (2011) as the second wave of Nikkatsu's Sushi Typhoon series of J-sploitation cinema. See more »

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The "opening credits" do not run until about the halfway point of the movie. See more »

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Japan, future time. Zombies have taken half of the country and want the other half. Only the brave can stop them
10 October 2010 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

Interesting mix of Zombie and Gore action film, with many references to many modern fantasy and sci-fi movies and Japanese gore taste for fine bleeding fans. With some elements taken from the 'trifids', some post-apocalyptic scenes like Carpenter's Rescue from NY, some characters like Blade Runner's ones, references to I'm Legend and many more, this extra-large mesh-up film can be either disgusting and creative the most of times. Following with the well known Japanese tradition of telling the story with a bunch of flashbacks and flash-forwards, it contains lots of absurdities and null deployed characters, lots of story lines, irregular tempo and several flashes of very very intense action with astounding sound. For these actions it deserve to be watched, but for the others it's a waste of time, unless gore zombie films are your main interest.


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