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Ujicha's Violence Voyager & The Burning Buddha Man on Blu-ray in January

10 January 2021

Third Window Films has announced the January Blu-ray release of two pieces of Gekimation from the weird and wonderful mind of Japanese director Ujicha, the 2018 Violence Voyager [Baiorensu boijā] and the 2013 The Burning Buddha Man [Moeru butsuzō ningen].

Violence Voyager Blu-ray cover art

VIOLENCE VOYAGER (2018, 83 mins)
Bobby and his friend Akkun set out for the mountains to build a secret hideout. On their way, they stumble upon a mysterious amusement park called Violence Voyager. It doesn’t take long for things to get weird as the boys discover a group of scared children who can’t seem to escape and soon find themselves under attack by robot-like humanoids.

The Burning Buddha Man Blu-ray cover art

THE BURNING BUDDHA MAN (2013, 81 min)
There is a series of Buddha statue thefts in Kyoto. Beniko, a high school girl, gets the Buddha statue at her family’s temple stolen and has her parents killed at the same time. She needs to know what caused the death of a parents and dreams of revenge. She goes on a fantastical journey to ultimately face the demon.

Ujicha: Violence Voyager & The Burning Buddha Man Blu-ray cover art

Ujicha: Violence Voyager & The Burning Buddha Man will be released as a 2-disc Blu-ray Limited Edition by Third Window Films on 25 January 2021 at the RRP of £29.99.

2 DISC LIMITED EDITION CONTENTS:

  • Reversible sleeve artwork
  • Slipcase

Disc 1: Violence Voyager

  • Uncut original Japanese language version
  • Audio commentary from director Ujicha and producer Reo Anzai
  • Interview with director Ujicha (20min)
  • Short Film: Tempura (4min)
  • Storyboards
  • Teaser of Ujicha’s latest film
  • Original Trailer

Disc 2: The Burning Buddha Man

  • Short Film: The Retnepac2 (16min)
  • Short Film: Space Yokai War (9min)
  • Original Trailer

Violence Voyager trailer:

 

The Burning Buddha Man trailer: