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The Rape Ceremony cover isn't too bad either. I suppose I should get at least that one despite already having recorded the film in HD from TV.

Unrelated to new releases, but here's a nice RP behind the scenes still of Toshiya Fujita directing So Soft, So Cunning (もっとしなやかに もっとしたたかに) (1979).
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https://www.nikkatsu-romanporno.com/... ... un-23.html.

This is a curious film because it obviously shouldn't have been released in the Roman Porno series, but it was (double feature with Pink Hip Girl: Love Attack). There's very little sex or nudity in it, and it's in line with Fujita's many mainstream youth films for Nikkatsu. Perhaps unsurprisingly Nikkatsu has downplayed its Roman Porno roots ever since (I haven't examined every release, but the DVDs I've seen in stores make no mention of it being a Roman Porno). Good film though, with a great ending!
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The March 2022 Happinet release of Nobuyuki Saito's Captured Mother and Daughter: She-Beasts (母娘監禁 - 牝(めす), 1987) is a noteable improvement over the old Uplink X DVD from 2002:

Uplink (2002):

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Happinet (2022):

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Uplink (2002):

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Happinet (2022):

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The Happinet DVD being less censored (as seen in the last two screenshots above) is certainly interesting. I have watched a number of Uplink X releases that were less censored than current VoD versions of the same films.
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That censorship difference is interesting indeed!

I rewatched this film on Toei Channel some months ago, a censored to hell R15 version with modern ugly censorship balls in every sex scene. The same kind that were in Jealousy Game:
HungFist wrote: 10 Mar 2020, 07:36 TOP: Amazon Prime “R18” Stream
Bottom: Toei Channel “R15+ Version” on TV

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Hard Core Chocolate has two new Roman Porno t-shirts for sale!
- https://core-choco.shop-pro.jp/?mode=ca ... d=0&sort=n

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While I was at Laputa Asagaya a few weeks ago, I picked up their chirashi for the upcoming Roman Porno Jidaigeki program. Some good films there as well as a couple of very rare ones (I don't think I've ever come across 艶説 お富与三郎 and 大江戸性盗伝 ―女斬り― before).
- http://www.laputa-jp.com/laputa/program ... jidaigeki/

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I had completely missed this, but Masaru Konuma died earlier this year. R.I.P.

Below are two stills for my favourite Konuma film, the breezy youth / love story Wandering Lovers: Dizziness (さすらいの恋人 眩暈) (1978).

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Happinet will be releasing Tokyo Bath Harem (女浮世風呂) (1968) on DVD on 2023/09/06!
https://www.allcinema.net/soft/1094692

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https://www.nikkatsu.com/movie/21083.html

Let's hope we will also get Hichô: Onna ukiyo jôshi (秘帳 女浮世草紙) (1968) which may be a follow-up of some sort, and which may be called Sadistic Violence to 10 Virgins in English (IMDB lists this English title for both films, so I'm not sure which one is correct if either)
https://www.nikkatsu.com/movie/21094.html

Both films were directed by Motomu Ida for Aoyama Pro, to be purchased and distributed by Nikkatsu, just like the incredible Confessions of a Lovelace: At Lust’s End (ある色魔の告白 色欲の果て) (1968) which came out between these two films, and which caught on TV last year.
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It doesn't look like Nikkatsu officially announced more RP batches (the final previously announced batch came out earlier this month) but they clearly are releasing more because in addition to 女浮世風呂 we are also getting Shogoro Nishimura's「妻たちの午後は」より 官能の檻 (1976), Ryuichi Hiroki's 夢魔 (1994), Akira Kato's 襲られる (1977), Masaru Konuma's スチュワーデス・スキャンダル 獣のように抱きしめて (1984), Yoichi Sai's 性的犯罪 (1983), Yasuaki Uegaki's ピンクのカーテン3(1983), Toshiharu Ikeda's スケバンマフィア 肉(リンチ)刑 (1980) and Kazunari Takeda's 私の中の娼婦 (1984) on the same date.

Everything DVD only, so my fear that they'd abandon BD releases looks to have been justified.
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R.I.P. Yuko Katagiri.

She passed away last year in October, but the news only broke out today. I spotted the news via Cinema Vera, who said she was not only a talk event guest, but a frequent customer in the theatre as well.

- http://www.cinemavera.com/info.html#528
- https://www.asahi.com/articles/ASR4D640VR4DUCVL024.html
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Two more t-shirts from Hardcore Chocolate.

https://core-choco.shop-pro.jp/?pid=174541864
https://core-choco.shop-pro.jp/?pid=174541534

Both are for films I don't really care for... by directors I really like. Oh well, I wouldn't wear a t-shirt for my favourite Kichitaro Negishi film anyway :lol:

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