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Yamibo - darkness, the hat, and the travelers of the books by

Yamibo - darkness, the hat, and the travelers of the books

Hatsuki is a high-school student living with Hatsumi, and the two are so close they are like sisters. On Hatsumi's sixteenth birthday, she is suddenly surrounded by a green light and disappears right in front of Hatsuki! Hatsuki manages to follow Hatsumi with the help of a yellow parakeet named Ken, and ends up in a place called 'The Great Library,' full of different worlds stored in books. But Hatsumi isn't there, and so the search begins. Includes episodes one through thirteen.

Jul 22, 2014
Underground chinese hip hop by

Underground chinese hip hop

an insider documentary following the nascent musical revolution on the other side of the globe. Pioner rapper MC Weber spearheads the creation of Chinese rap music, a free form of creative self-expression that spreads like wildfire amongst those struggling the most: young working class students and grassroots migrants left out of the country's meteoric rise. In Hip-hop, these post-Mao millenials, many have found a voice and vehicle for expressing the frustration, anger, hopes, and dreams.

Jul 22, 2014
Three-mountain pass by Vo, Van-Anh Vanessa.

Three-mountain pass

Hyper-virtuosic Vietnamese traditional music enters the experimental world with a bang. Van-Anh Vanessa Vo and Kronos Quartet are worthy matches for this daring, iconoclastic crossover that pushes both into new and thrilling territory.

Jul 22, 2014
The suspect by

The suspect

Dong-chul is the best field agent in North Korea. Abandoned during a mission, his wife and daughter go missing. Wrongfully accused of treason and murder he must now expose the truth or die.

Jul 22, 2014
The attorney by

The attorney

Song Woo-seok has no clients, connections, nor college degree, but his eye for business and appetite for money make him the most successful lawyer in town. But at the peak of his success, a local teenager is falsely accused of a crime, then beaten and tortured while waiting in jail. Shocked by these conditions, Song takes the case no one else will, and changes the course of his life.

Jul 22, 2014
Sword masters - legend of the bat by

Sword masters - legend of the bat

Welcome to Bat Island: a dangerous haven of questing swordsmen, assassins, and the dead. Chu Liu Hsiang arrives seeking adventure, but instead stumbles across a martial-arts underworld, ruled by a mysterious kingpin known as Mr. Bat. He joins forces with a band of warriors, but as they draw close to their target, true motives are revealed. Now, these travelers face a challenge far more dangerous than anyone could have imagined.

Jul 22, 2014
Sword masters - death duel by

Sword masters - death duel

The Third Master is considered to be the greatest swordmaster of the day. His displays of skill and strength bring armies of challengers to his door, seeking the title for themselves. Not to be defeated, the Third Master fights evil, saves damsels in distress, and duels rival swordsmen to the death.

Jul 22, 2014
Special id by

Special id

An undercover cop is deep inside China's most ruthless crime syndicate. The boss, Xiong, swears to find every traitor and make him or her pay with their lives. Agents are turning up dead. His days are numbered. Desperate to protect his family and his life, Chen must risk everything to protect the SPECIAL IDENTITY he never wanted before its too late.

Jul 22, 2014
Seven warriors by

Seven warriors

Chinese villagers recruit seven brave mercenary warriors to defend against evil invaders beset on stealing and destroying everything in the city.

Jul 22, 2014
New world - shinsekai story by

New world - shinsekai story

Coco, a rich Beijing party girl, is bored with her boyfriend, her giggly friends - her whole frivolous life. Looking for a getaway, she books a trip to Osaka, Japan where she's heard they celebrate Christmas with heartwarming nostalgia. Coco arrives at the hotel recommended by a friend and is shocked to see that it's located in Shinsekai, Osaka's crime-ridden underbelly of poverty, vice and colorful characters. Coco flees to a five-star hotel like she pictured in her vacation fantasies.

Jul 22, 2014
Like father, like son by

Like father, like son

Affluent architects Ryota and his wife Midori face a terrible dilemma when they learn that their six-year-old son, Keita, was accidentally switched at birth and is not their biological child. In the wake of this revelation, Ryota's sense of fatherhood is shaken to the core as he witnesses both his wife's enduring devotion to Keita and his own conflicting feelings of nature versus nurture. Now his decision on which boy is truly his son will change the family's lives forever.

Jul 22, 2014
Journey to the west by

Journey to the west

In a world plagued by demons, a young demon hunter risks everything to conquer three demons; embracing them as his disciples. But in order save the common people, the four of them must embark on a journey to the West that's full of challenges.

Jul 22, 2014
Hide and seek by

Hide and seek

Sung-soo has everything that a man would want, but he suffers from insomnia and obsessive compulsive disorder. When his estranged brother disappears, Sung-soo visits the shabby apartment complex where he'd been living and soon, strange things start to happen. Sung-soo's house keys disappear, and someone tries to break in when only his children are at home. Mysterious whispers are heard, terrifying the entire family. With his family terrified, Sung-soo's compulsiveness and nightmares gets worse.

Jul 22, 2014
Happy life by

Happy life

The members of Active Volcano once burned with a passion for the rock'n'roll life, but with graduation and the responsibilities of adulthood, the college bandmates eventually drifted apart. Now in their forties, none of their lives have gone according to plan. The three friends reconnect at the memorial service for their lead singer, Sang-woo. Ki-young takes Sang-woo's death hard, and it sparks his determination to reunite the band.

Jul 22, 2014
Godzilla king of the monsters by

Godzilla king of the monsters

When the ocean's surface begins to boil white hot and a Japanese freighter vanishes into the Pacific, the superstitious villagers of Odo Island fear an ancient legend has come true, the legend of Godzilla.

Jul 22, 2014
Friend 2 - the legacy by

Friend 2 - the legacy

The explosive sequel to the Asian action hit of 2001, it picks up seventeen years later as Joon-seak is discharged from prison to find his gang has been taken over by a treacherous new leader. As he plots to regain power, he is confronted with younger, more ruthless gangsters in what has become the region's most powerful crime organization, as well as a rival gang whose blood-drench violence knows no bounds.

Jul 22, 2014
Eastern bandits by

Eastern bandits

During WWII, undercover soldier Goa leads a small group of bandits to assassinate a prince of the Japanese royal family. The plan goes awry when they are ambushed and must escape to save their lives.

Jul 22, 2014
Coup d'e tat by G-Dragon.

Coup d'e tat

The second full length album from South Korean rapper/singer/songwriter Kwon Ji Yong AKA G-Dragon, best known as leader of K-Pop's Bigbang.

Jul 22, 2014
Commitment by

Commitment

The highly educated son of an ex-North Korean agent is tasked to kill North Korean spies hiding in Seoul to save his kidnapped younger sister.

Jul 22, 2014
Coming with my brother by

Coming with my brother

Morishita shares an apartment with a female. Her roommate's younger brother Kotaro leaves their family home and comes to stay with them. Soon Morishita begins to act differently towards Kotaro. Includes the short film Tears of the Elephant.

Jul 22, 2014