OUIJA JAPAN: Masaya Kato’s Debut Thriller Terrorizes On Prime And Blu-Ray This October
Leave it to famed Japanese actor Masaya Kato to impress just a tad more from over thirty years in film and television. Invariably, the Drive, Fighter In The Wind, Re:Born and Kingdom co-star now gets to add ‘debut filmmaker’ to his accomplishments, deep-diving into action/horror territory with Ouija Japan, starring Ariel Sekiya, Miharu Chiba and Eigi Kodaka among the roster.
It’s Killed Or Be Killed. Let The Game Begin.
Karen is an American housewife living in Japan who desperately wants to fit in with her Japanese community, until peer pressure forces her to play the Kokkuri-san (the Japanese Ouija) with the other housewives, unwittingly disrespecting a local deity, who sets them up to fight each other in a deadly game of battle royal.A mysterious app gets installed on their phones to aid them in their battle. It offers the women tools to fight each other, which they buy with credits. But they better be careful with their spending.
OUIJA JAPAN is a female-led action/horror film combining two popular horror elements: the Ouija and the Japanese Battle Royal. Discover the Japanese Ouija, how it differs, what it does, how it works, and experience a Japanese twist on the genre.
OUIJA JAPAN will be available October 1 on Amazon Prime Video and on Blu-ray from Leomark Studios and TokyoSHOCK Japan.
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