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1 videodisc (102 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical; DTS-HD 2.0 (English, Japanese, French). Digital: video file; Blu-Ray; 1080p high definition; region A.
Kiki is an enterprising young girl who must follow tradition to become a full fledged witch. Venturing out with only her black cat, Jiji, Kiki flies off for the adventure of a lifetime. Landing in a far off city, she sets up a high flying delivery service and begins a wonderful experience of independence and responsibility as she finds her place in the world.
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Video
1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical; surround; Dolby digital. Digital: video file; Blu-ray; all regions.
"A young postman whose days are numbered from a brain tumor. One day, a devil who looks just like him appears and says: 'For each thing you agree to erase from the world, I would give you one more day to live!' Finding the proposal hard to believe, the postman neverthless accepts the offer. In a world where things cease to exist one by one, he retraces the memory of his lover, friends, family and his beloved cat - Cabbage... 'What the world would be like after I die and disappear?'"--Container.
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JAPANLNG-113F-01
Video
2 videodiscs (approximately 105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical; Dolby Digital. digital; optical; DTS-HD Master Audio; Dolby Digital. Video: NTSC. Digital: video file; DVD video; region 1. video file; Blu-ray; region A, B, C.
Young witch Kiki and her black cat Jiji, travel to a far-off city and set up an aerial delivery service.
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JAPANLNG-113F-01

4. Hāfu = Hafu [2013]

Video
1 videodisc (85 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical; stereo. Video: NTSC. Digital: video file; DVD video.
Documents the stories of five people of mixed race--Japanese-Australian, Japanese-Ghanan, Japanese-Korean, Japanese-Mexican and Japanese-Venezuelan-- living in Japan.
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JAPANLNG-113F-01
Video
1 videodisc (128, 8 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
A failed actor switches identities with a stranger at a bath house--only to find himself filling the shoes of an elite assassin.
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6. Tōkyō monogatari [2013]

Video
3 videodiscs (136 min.) : DVD video, Blu-ray, sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (12 pages : illustrations ; 17 cm.) Sound: digital; optical; mono; Dolby Digital 5.1. digital; optical; mono; Dolby Digital 5.1. Video: laser optical; NTSC. laser optical; NTSC. Digital: video file; DVD video; region 1. video file; Blu-ray; region A.
Follows an aging couple, Tomi and Sukichi, on their journey from their rural village to visit their two married children in bustling, post-war Tokyo. Their reception is disappointing: too busy to entertain them, their children send them off to a health spa. After Tomi falls ill she and Sukichi return home, while the children, grief-stricken, hasten to be with her.
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Video
2 videodiscs (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Kenji is your typical teenage misfit. He's good at math, bad with girls, and spends most of his time hanging out in the all-powerful, online community known as OZ. His second life is the only life he has - until the girl of his dreams, Natsuki, hijacks him for a starring role as a fake fiance at her family reunion. Things only get stranger from there. A late-night email containing a cryptic mathematic riddle leads to the unleashing of a rogue AI.
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JAPANLNG-113F-01
Video
1 videodisc (ca. 134 min.) : sd. col. ; 4 3/4 in.
After Ashitaka develops a deadly virus, he travels the forests in search of a cure and becomes entangled in the bitter battles of the people that he meets.
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JAPANLNG-113F-01
Video
1 videodisc (114 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
"Still Walking is a touching and gentle drama about a family, the grown-up children of which journey to visit their elderly parents on one long summer day. The rare family reunion has been organized to commemorate the tragic death of the eldest son, who drowned in an accident fifteen years before. As the family attempt to reconnect, the individuals realize that although the roomy familial home is as comforting and unchanging as the mother's homemade feast, everyone in the family has subtly changed, and that they are as bound by love as they are torn apart by resentments and secrets. Still Walking measures a subtle balance of gentle humor and wistful sorrow and Kore-eda expertly portrays just how annoying, and exactly how precious, family can be ..."--Container.
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Video
1 videodisc (207 min.) : sd., b&w. ; 4 3/4 in.
Sixteenth-century villagers hire the eponymous warriors to protect them from invading bandits. This gripping three-hour ride is one of the most beloved movie epics of all time.
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Video
3 videodiscs (207 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (p. 55).
The story of a sixteenth-century village whose desperate inhabitants hire seven out-of-work warriors to protect them from invanding bandits.
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Video
2 videodiscs (136 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 guide ([8] p. : ill.).
  • Opening credits
  • Preparations
  • Arrival in Tokyo
  • Noriko
  • Catching up
  • A change in schedule
  • Shige enlists Noriko's help
  • Sight seeing in Tokyo
  • The children make plans
  • Atami hot springs
  • An early return
  • Shukichi & Tomi part
  • Shukichi's night out
  • Tomi stays with Noriko
  • Shukichi returns to Noriko's house
  • Noriko says goodbye
  • The children see their parents off
  • A temporary stay in Osaka
  • The children prepare to visit
  • Tomi's condition worsens
  • The family gathers in Onomichi
  • Keizo arrives late
  • Funeral
  • A final dinner together
  • Farewells
  • "I'd have been kinder to her"
  • Color bars.
Tokyo Story follows an aging couple, Tomi and Sukichi, on their journey from their rural village to visit their two married children in bustling, post-war Tokyo. Their reception is disappointing: too busy to entertain them, their children send them off to a health spa. After Tomi falls ill she and Sukichi return home, while the children, grief-stricken, hasten to be with her.
Media & Microtext Center
JAPANLNG-113F-01
Video
1 videodisc (103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Two juvenile delinquents who are school friends go their separate, but still criminal, ways.
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JAPANLNG-113F-01
Video
1 videodisc (ca. 134 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
A young warrior searching for a cure for a deadly curse becomes entangled in a battle between a clan of humans and the forest's animal gods.
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JAPANLNG-113F-01