Streaming Sleepers: SAILOR SUIT AND MACHINE GUN, A Fully-Loaded Genre Classic

Heroines in sailor suit school uniforms and delinquent female badassery were a high mark in Showa era cinema. Sailor Suit And Machine Gun, Shinji Sowai’s satirical sophomore flick following his 1980 debut with Tonda Couple, proved to be a ubiquitous effort in setting a trend in film and TV that would span decades of fan fervor, even with Arrow Video revamping the film for its own release on Blu-Ray just several years ago.