Japan | 2005 | 103min | 35mm | COLOR | Drama | Musical
Two workers in a fire extinguisher warehouse kill time practicing Jujitsu with each other. The balddomed Fujio is the steely-eyed teacher, while the Afro-haired Mitsuo is his student. Nearby is “Black Fuji,”a mound of refuse where the citizens of Tokyo deposit everything including corpses. Revived by the toxic waste, the corpses **begin** arising from their graves as zombies. Finding themselves under ravenous assault, they jump in their van and hightail it out of Tokyo.
born in 1964 in Osaka. His multifaceted career credits him as director, screenwriter and actor. His major screenplay titles are Miike Takashi’s < Ich the Killer >(2002), < Gozu >(2003) and he has acted in Suzuki Takuji’s < Parco Fiction >(2002), Kurasawa Kiyoshi’s < Bright Future >(2002), and Quentin Tarantino’s < Kill Bill >(2003). He has directed films including < Gokudo Cop > (2003), < Ultramaso Cop >(2003). < Tokyo Zombie > is the first theatrically released feature film he has directed.