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Gothic & Lolita Psycho (ゴスロリ処刑人) (2010) is a Japanese action/revenge film directed by Go Ohara and written by Hisakatsu Kuroki. Gore effects by Yoshihiro Nishimura. Starring Rina Akiyama, Ruito Aoyagi, Minami Tsukui, Misaki Momose, Yurei Yanagi, Masahito Okamoto, Satoshi Hakuzen and Asami Sugiura. Retitled Psycho Gothic Lolita by U.S. distributors Media Blasters/Tokyo Shock.

Yuki once led a peaceful life with her loving parents, but her family’s happiness was taken away suddenly one day by a group wearing black cloaks. Her father lost the ability to walk, and her mother was massacred. Yuki, the only one to escape the violence, was left with unanswered questions and profound sorrow. But that sadness turned into moldering anger and a burning resolve to get to the bottom of the mystery. fashioning herself into an elegant demon of vengeance, Yuki sets off wearing her jet-black gothic lolita dress in search of payback for her mother’s death.

Girls, guns or zombies? Gothic lolita girls, guns, parasols, and demons!

Not rated. 87 minutes. Watch the trailer here …

Gothic & Lolita Psycho is an outrageously over-the-top revenge flick that only the Japanese can get away with – and it’s a whole lot of fun! This movie is basically just five stylish action sequences [Yuki’s executions] tied together with minimal plot and character development! The 4th execution is the best! Her name is Lady Elle (Misaki Momose). She is an eye patch wearing, whiny school girl assassin who is like a live-action anime character! This lengthy sequence is stunningly awesome in its absurdity! The 1st execution is the next best! Her name is Sakie (Minami Tsukui). She is a sexy, kimono-clad yakuza girl! First, Yuki must fight Sakie’s hentchman in a Kill Bill-inspired showdown!

Read my (much more extensive) original post on MHE (here).

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