6.1/10
3,788
23 user 73 critic

Riaru onigokko (2015)

Trailer
1:08 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Prime Video

A girl's life cascades into chaos as everyone around her suffers a gruesome fate while she herself becomes less and less certain of who she is and what kind of a world she lives in.

Director:

Sion Sono

Writers:

Yûsuke Yamada (based on the original story by), Sion Sono
Reviews
2 wins. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Tokyo Tribe (2014)
Action | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

In an alternate Japan, territorial street gangs form opposing factions collectively known as the Tokyo Tribes. Merra, leader of the Wu-Ronz tribe of Bukuro crosses the line to conquer all of Tokyo. The war begins.

Director: Sion Sono
Stars: Ryôhei Suzuki, Young Dais, Nana Seino
Tag (2015)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Billy is the self-designated leader of a group of teenagers living in a shelter. Jacob and Rae, Billy's oldest childhood friends, live there as well as part of "the family". Billy has an ... See full summary »

Director: Danny Roth
Stars: Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Scout Taylor-Compton, Patrick Alan Davis
Crime | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A detective is trying to find the cause of a string of suicides.

Director: Sion Sono
Stars: Ryo Ishibashi, Masatoshi Nagase, Mai Hosho
Koi no tsumi (2011)
Drama | Horror | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A grisly murder occurs in Maruyama-cho, Shibuya, Tokyo - a love hotel district - a woman was found dead in a derelict apartment. Kazuko (Miki Mizuno) is a police officer called to ... See full summary »

Director: Sion Sono
Stars: Miki Mizuno, Makoto Togashi, Megumi Kagurazaka
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A renegade film crew becomes embroiled with a yakuza clan feud.

Director: Sion Sono
Stars: Jun Kunimura, Fumi Nikaidô, Shin'ichi Tsutsumi
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

When Syamoto's teenage daughter is caught stealing, a generous middle-aged man helps resolve the situation. The man and his wife offer to have Syamoto's troublesome daughter work at their ... See full summary »

Director: Sion Sono
Stars: Mitsuru Fukikoshi, Denden, Asuka Kurosawa
Anchiporuno (2016)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Japan's oldest major movie studio asks a batch of venerable filmmakers to revive its high-brow soft-core Roman Porno series.

Director: Sion Sono
Stars: Ami Tomite, Mariko Tsutsui, Fujiko
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The erotic novelist Taeko is writing a morbid story of a family destroyed by incest, murder and abuse. Her assistant, Yuji, sets on a mission to uncover the reality of this story, but the reality might be too much to bear.

Director: Sion Sono
Stars: Masumi Miyazaki, Issei Ishida, Rie Kuwana
Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A teenager called Noriko Shimabara runs away from her family in Tokoyama, to meet Kumiko, the leader of an Internet BBS, Haikyo.com. She becomes involved with Kumiko's "family circle", ... See full summary »

Director: Sion Sono
Stars: Kazue Fukiishi, Tsugumi, Yuriko Yoshitaka
Rabu & Pîsu (2015)
Comedy | Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Bullied and diminished by his fellow employees, demure and bashful Ryoichi Suzuki finds support in an unusual friendship with a turtle. Together they will share many adventures and finally conquer the world.

Director: Sion Sono
Stars: Kumiko Asô, Motoki Fukami, Suidôbashi Hakase
Action | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A bizarre love triangle forms between a young Catholic upskirt photographer, a misandric girl and a manipulative cultist.

Director: Sion Sono
Stars: Takahiro Nishijima, Hikari Mitsushima, Sakura Andô
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Reina Triendl Reina Triendl ... Mitsuko
Mariko Shinoda Mariko Shinoda ... Keiko
Erina Mano ... Izumi
Yuki Sakurai ... Aki
Aki Hiraoka Aki Hiraoka ... Taeko
Ami Tomite Ami Tomite ... Sur
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mika Akizuki Mika Akizuki ... Mitsuko's classmate
Misaki Amano Misaki Amano
Urara Aryû Urara Aryû
Mao Asou Mao Asou ... Akane (as Mao Asô)
Nanami Hidaka Nanami Hidaka
Rin Honoka Rin Honoka
Hikaru Horiguchi Hikaru Horiguchi
Rika Hoshina Rika Hoshina
Nanami Ishimaru Nanami Ishimaru
Edit

Storyline

As the sole survivor of a horrendous and rather mysterious accident, Mitsuko, a typical Japanese teenager, can safely say that her day has got off to a bad start. It seems that an unstoppable force of nature, a doomed field trip, and a strange case of amnesia can easily coexist in a bizarre parallel universe, where a desperate Mitsuko is always on the run from something inexplicable, intangible, and utterly deadly. However, that's not all. Amid piles of fresh dead bodies, mounds of scorching bullet shells, and rivulets of fragrant young blood, frail Mitsuko must fight to stay alive, before her already messed up day becomes even stranger. But, the question still remains. Who is the enemy? Written by Nick Riganas

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

All high school girls out there: You are a little too obnoxious so we decided to reduce your numbers. See more »


Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official Site [Japan]

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

11 July 2015 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Tag See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The music they use in the background, is the same music they use in The Walking Dead opening score. See more »

Connections

Remake of Riaru onigokko (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

The Last Dawn
Written by Takaakira Taka Goto
Performed by MONO
Courtesy of M/A/G/N/I/P/H, Human Highway Records
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Interesting, followed by Borefest and Snoozefest
28 November 2015 | by gothic-fictionSee all my reviews

Good premise, tho I've seen this plot in other movies, can't name them cause I'd spoil too much, so I'll try to explain why I disliked it without giving the idea away.

If you're heavily into Asian horror movies, especially those with a Japan touch on them, it could just happen that you'll enjoy this. But as it moves forward it starts to look like a dream, where your feet are running yet you go nowhere, time starts to stand still and everything else catches you from behind. Slowly and surely it drags itself for too long, getting harder to watch, or just to keep you eyes opened to be honest.

It will happen that this movie actually ends at some point, but when you'll realize what this is all about, the idea outside the idea of the movie, the seed from where it all began, well, this is a split road right here. Either go full in or go back.

Cheers!


16 of 37 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 23 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Comedy Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular comedy titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed