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Akahige = Red Beard (185 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.A3147 2002
 
Akasen Chitai = Street Of Shame (87 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  PN1997 .A317 1997
 
Akira (124 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Anata kaimasu (112 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.A344 2013
 
Antonio Gaudí (72 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  na1328.a58 2008
 
Aruitemo aruitemo (114 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.2.A729 2011
 
Ashura (119 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.2.A84 2005
 
Atsuki Heya (110 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.A8475 2013
 
Audition = Ōdishon (ca. 115 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Bakushū = Early Summer (125 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.B2449 2004
 
The ballad of Narayama (98 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.N3297 2013
 
Bandō Tamasaburō Buyōshū 2 = Kabuki Dance 2 (83 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN2924.5.K3 B36 2003
 
Banshun = Late Spring (200 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.B2495 2006
 
Battle royale (122 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Best Selection of Kabuki: Volume 1 = Kanjinchō (78 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN2924.5.K3 K365 2004
 
Best Selection of Kabuki: Volume 3 = Ichinotani Futaba Gunki, Kumagai Jinya (86 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN2924.5.K3 I345 2004
 
Best Selection of Kabuki: Volume 4 = Kawatsura Hôgen Yakata No Ba, Okuniwa No Ba, Zaôdôhanayagura No Ba (99 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN2924.5.K3 Y674 2004
 
Best Selection of Kabuki : Volume 10 = Terakoya (89 min.)
               Ekstrom DVD  PN2924.5.K3 S884 2004
 
Best Selection of Kabuki Volume 12 = Hanabusa Shūjaku Jishi Sumidagawa (87 min.)
                 Ekstrom DVD  PN2924.5.K3 H363 2004
 
Biruma No Tategoto = The Burmese Harp (116 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.B855 2007
 
Blue Man Group in Tokyo meets Kabuki
                Ekstrom DVD PN2924.5.K3 B87 2012
 
Blue remains (77 min.)
                SGA DVD 
 
Bunraku: The Classical Puppets of Japan (27 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  PN1978.J3 B86 1997
 
Bunraku (53 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1978.J3 B857 2003
 
Busu = Poison Sugar (28 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  PN2924.5.K9 B87 1995
 
Butoh: Piercing The Mask (49 min.) 
                Ekstrom DVD  GV1783.2.B87 B88 1991
 
Castle In The Sky (124 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
The Children Of Huang Shi (125 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.2.C45 2009
 
City Hunter (90 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Cowboy Bebop (115 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Devils On The Doorstep (139 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Dirty Pair: Affair of Nolandia (50 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Dirty Pair: Flash (3 Discs) (400 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Dirty Pair: Girls with Guns (125 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Dirty Pair: Project Eden (90  min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Dirty Pair: Sunrise (90 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Dodesuka-den (140 min.) 
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.D625 2009
 
Dojoji Akagashira (184 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN2924.5.N6 D65 2008
 
Dragon Ball Z Super Android 13! (46 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
L’Empire Des Sens = In The Realm Of The Senses (102 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.A31416 2009
 
Etsuraku (91 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.E879 2010
 
Fighting Festival (30 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  GT4884.A2 F5 1984
 
À flor da Pelé = On edge (64 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  DP532.7.F56 2007
 
Fullmetal Alchemist 1 (105 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Fullmetal Alchemist 2: Scarred Man of the East (105 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Fullmetal Alchemist 3: Equivalent Exchange (105 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Fullmetal Alchemist 5: The Cost of Living (100 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Fullmetal Alchemist 6: Captured Souls (105 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Fullmetal Alchemist 9: Pain and Lust (105 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Fullmetal Alchemist 10: Journey to Ishbal (105 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Fuyu monogatari = The Winter's tale (201 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PR2839.A23 2009
 
Ghost In The Shell (82 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
The Goddess of 1967 (120 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Good Morning = Ohayo (93 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.O3476 2000
 
Gotai-fushi : Yamato shinkyoku sho II (103 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN2924.5.N6 G68 2010
 
Grave Of The Fireflies = Hotaru No Haka (88 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.H572 1998
 
Hakuchū no tōrima (99 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.H2526 2010
 
Hanabusa shūjaku jishi Sumidagawa (87 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN2924.5.K3 H363 2004
 
Hanoku Hanok, opposite look at Korean folk house (52 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  NA7453.6.A1 K68 2009
 
Hauru no ugoku shiro = Howl's moving castle (119 min.)
                SGA DVD 
 
Hitori musuko (83 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.H53125 2010
 
Honokurai Mizu No Soko Kara =Dark Water (ca. 100 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
House (88 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.H582 2010
 
Ibun sarutobi sasuke = Samurai spy (100 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.I197 2005
 
Ichi The Killer = Koroshiya Ichi (129 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Ichiban utsukushiku (85 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.I2325 2010 
 
Ichinotani futaba gunki (86 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN2924.5.K3 I345 2004
 
Ikiru =To Live (143 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.I4 2004
 
I’m Gonna Be An Angel. Vol. 1. Earth Angel  = Tenshi Ni Narumoni (125 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Jigoku e iku zo! Daigoråo (83 min.)
                SGA DVD 
 
Jigoku = Hell (101 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.J482 2006
 
Jigokumon (89 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.J4825 2013
 
Jinruigaku Nyumon = The Pornographers (127 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.J4827 2003
 
Jōiuchi = Samurai rebellion (121 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.J557 2005
 
Kaette kita yopparai (80 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.K363 2010
 
Kagamijishi = Kabuki Dance 4 (70 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN2924.5.K3 K352 2004
 
Kagemusha = The Shadow Warrior (160 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.K3632 2005
 
Kaidan = Kwaidan (161 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.K3635 2000
 
Kairo = Pulse (119 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Kajiwara Heizō homare no ishikiri (85 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN2924.5.K3 K355 2007
 
Kakushi Toride No San Akunin = Hidden Fortress (139 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Kakushi Toride No San Akunin = Hidden Fortress (139 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.K3648
 
Kanawa (99 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PL765.K36 2005
 
Kanjinchō (78 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN2924.5.K3 K365 2004
 
Karamiai (108 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.K369 2013 
 
Karasawagi, Fuyu monogatari tokuten = Much ado about nothing ; The Winter's tale (58 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PR2828.A23 2009b
 
Karasawagi = Much ado about nothing (164 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PR2828.A23 2009
 
Kawaita hana (96 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.K376 2011
 
Kedamono no ken (85 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.K3785 2005
 
Kenka Erejii = Fighting Elegy (86 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.K3788 2005
 
Kiki’s Delivery Service (105 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Kill! = Kiru (114 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.K445 2005
 
Knights of Ramune (60 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Ko o kashi ude kashi tsukamatsuru (83 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Koi no honeorizon = Love's labour's lost (178 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PR2822.A23 2007
 
Koroshi No Rakuin = Branded To Kill (91 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.K67685 1999
 
Kumonosujō = Throne Of Blood (109 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.K86 2003
 
Kumonosujō = Throne Of Blood (109 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Kuroi kawa = Black River (110 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.K895 2013
 
Kurutta Kajitsu = Crazed Fruit (86 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.K8954 2005
 
Kyōkanoko Musume Dōjōji = Kabuki Dance (70 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN2924.5.K3 K965 2003
 
Last Exile (594 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Legend Of The Eight Samurai (136 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Letters From Iwo Jima (140 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Letters From Iwo Jima (140 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.2.L4256 2010
 
Lone Wolf And Cub 1: Sword of Vengeance = Ko O Kashi Ude Kashi Tsukamatsuru (83 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Lone Wolf And Cub 2: Baby Cart At The River Styx = Sanzu No Kawa No
     Ubagurama (81 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Lone Wolf And Cub 3: Baby Cart To Hades =Shi Ni Kaze Ni Mukau Ubaguruma (89 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Lone Wolf And Cub 4: Baby Cart In Peril = Oya No Kokoro Ko No Kokoro (81 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Lone Wolf And Cub 5:  Baby Cart In The Land of Demons = Meifu Madåo (89 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Lone Wolf And Cub 6: White Heaven In Hell =Jigoku E Iku Zo! Daigoråo (83 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Lone Wolf And Cub 7: Shogun Assassin = Kozure Okami (2 Discs) (180 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
The Lovers’ Exile (90 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  PN1997 .L7745 1990
 
Machigai No Kyōgen = The Kyogen Of Errors (103 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PR2804.A23 2005
 
Malice@Doll (80 min.)
                SGA DVD 
 
Medea (124 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PA3975.M4 N55 2005
 
Meifu madō (89 min.)
                SGA DVD 
 
Metropolis (109 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Miyamoto Musashi Samurai I (93 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.S163 1998
 
Miyamoto Musashi Samurai I (93 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Miyamoto Musashi Kanketsu-Hen = Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island (104 min.) 
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.S1633 1998
 
Miyamoto Musashi Kanketsu-Hen = Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island (104 min.) 
                SGA DVD
 
Muri shinjū Nihon no natsu (99 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.M876 2010
 
Musashi (200 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.2.M873 2009
 
Neon Genesis Evangelion. Platinum: 01 (125 min.) 
                SGA DVD
 
Neon Genesis Evangelion. Platinum: 02 (125 min.) 
                SGA DVD
 
Neon Genesis Evangelion. Platinum: 03 (100 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Neon Genesis Evangelion. Platinum: 04 (125 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Neon Genesis Evangelion. Platinum 05 (75 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Neon Genesis Evangelion. Platinum: 06 (175 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Nihon shunka kō (103 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.N522375 2010
 
Nijūshi no hitomi = Twenty-four eyes (156 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.N52258 2008
 
Ninagawa x Shakespeare : Twelfth Night (138 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PR2754.B2 1992 no.35
 
Ninagawa x Shakespeare : Pericles (188 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PR2878.A23 2004
 
Ninagawa x Shakespeare II : Hamlet (176 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PR2821.A23 2005b
 
Ninagawa x Shakespeare II : King Richard III (170 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PR2821.A23 2005b
 
Ninagawa x Shakespeare III : Titus Andronicus (192 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PR2804.A23 2006
 
Ninagawa x Shakespeare III : The Comedy of Errors (117 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PR2804.A23 2006
 
Ninagawa x Shakespeare IV: Love’s Labours Lost (178 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PR2822.A23 2007
 
Ninagawa x Shakespeare IV: As You Like It (182 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD PR2803.A23 2007b
 
Ninagawa x Shakespeare V : Coriolanus (181 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PR3109.J36 N465 2004
 
Ninagawa x Shakespeare V : Macbeth (142 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PR3109.J36 N465 2004
 
Ninagawa x Shakespeare VI: King Lear (142 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD PR2819.A23 2008
 
Ninagawa x Shakespeare VI: Othello (205 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PR2819.A23 2008
 
Ninagawa x Shakespeare VII: Much Ado About Nothing (144 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PR2828.A23 2009
 
Ninagawa x Shakespeare VII: The Winter’s Tale (190 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PR2828.A23 2009b
 
Ninja Scroll (94 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Ninja Wars (95 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
No O Fumu Otokotachi = Men Who Step On The Tiger’s Tail (60 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  PN1997 .T5975 1990z
 
Nobi =Fires on the Plain (104 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.N52425 2007
 
Noh Izutsu = The Wooden Water Well (40 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  PL792.S4 I99 2000
 
Norainu = Stray Dog (122 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.N53675 2004
 
Ohayō (93 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.O3476 2000
 
Oidipusuō = Oedipus Rex (152 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PA4414.O7 N55 2003
 
Onibaba = Demon Woman (103 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.O596 2004
 
Onna ga kaidan o agaru toki (111 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.O598 2007
 
Oresutesu (144 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PA3973.O72007
 
Original Dirty Pair: Girls With Guns (125 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Original Dirty Pair Flight 005 Conspiracy (50 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Ōta shōgo no sekai = Shogo Ota selected theatre works
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.A1 O82 2008
 
Pearl Harbor: The View From Japan (69 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  D767.92.P43 2001
 
Princess Mononoke = Mononoke Hime (134 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Ran (160 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Ran (160 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.R242 2005
 
Rashōmon (88 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.R244 2001
 
Rashōmon (88 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Reign The Conqueror: Vol. 1 (120 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Rich And Strange/ The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (93 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.R4757 2001
 
Ringu = The Ring (96 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Romeo and Juliet (170 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PR2831.A23 2005
 
Sailor Moon: Vol. 1 (165 min.) 
                SGA DVD
 
Samurai (93 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.S153 2005
 
Samurai (93 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Samurai II = Ichijōji No Kettō = Miyamoto Musashi Two: Duel At Ichijoji Temple (103 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Samurai II = Ichijōji No Kettō = Miyamoto Musashi Two: Duel At Ichijoji Temple (103 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.S1632 1998
 
Sanma No Aji = Autumn Afternoon (113 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.S2753 2008
 
Sansho The Bailiff (124 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Sanzu no kawa no ubagurama (81 min.)
                SGA DVD 
 
Sasameyuki (140 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.S277 2011
 
Sengoku Jieitai = G.I. Samurai (139 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Seppuku Harakiri (133 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.S3646 2005
 
Seven Samurai (207 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Seven Samurai (200 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  PN1997 .S3836 1991
 
Shi ni kaze ni mukau ubaguruma (89 min.)
                SGA DVD 
 
Shinjū Ten No Amijima = Double Suicide (104 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.S4776 2000
 
Shintokumaru Fainaru = Shintokumaru Final (100 min.) (No Subtitles)
                Ekstrom DVD  PL862.E7 S495 2002
 
Shintokumaru = Fujiwara Tatsuya x Shiraishi Kayoko (No Subtitles) 
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.2.S524 2005
 
Spirited Away = Sen To Chihiro No Kamikakushi (124 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.2.S673 O86 2008
 
Spirited Away = Sen To Chihiro No Kamikakushi (124 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Steamboy (126 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Struggle For Hope (55 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  M52.B21 S77 1995
 
Sugata Sanshirō (79 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.S7997 2010
 
Sugawara denju tenarai kagami (89 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN2924.5.K3 S884 2004
 
Sukeban Deka Codename Asamiya Saki = Yo-yo girl cop (99 min.)
                SGA DVD 
 
Suna no onna = Woman in the dunes (148 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.S832 2007
 
Supika nō kyōgen (190 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN2924.5.N6 S756 2008
 
Tanin no kao = The face of another (124 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997 T33864 2007
 
Tanpopo = Tampopo (114 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Tengoku to jigoku = High And Low (143 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.T3945 1998
 
Theater in Japan: Yesterday & Today (53 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  PN2924 .T524 2000
 
Three Films By Hiroshi Teshigahara (521 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.T48 2007
 
Tokyo Drifter = Tōkyō Nagaremono (83  min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.T5945 1999
 
Tōkyō Monogatari = Tokyo Story (136 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.T59513 2003
 
Tokyo Olympiad (170 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  GV722 1964.T65 2002
 
Tsubaki Sanjūrō = Sanjuro (99 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD
 
Tsubaki Sanjūrō = Sanjuro (99 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Twenty-Four Eyes = Nijushi No Hitomi (156 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD
 
Ugetsu (96 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  PN1977 .U33 1986
 
Ukigusa Monogatari = The Story of Floating Weeds (205 min.)
                    Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.U315 2004
 
Uzumaki = Spiral (90 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Versus (119 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Warui Yatsu Hodo Yoku Nemuru = Bad Sleep Well (150 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.W383 2006
 
Witchblade. 1 (100 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Witchblade. 2 (100 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Witchblade. 3 (100 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Witchblade. 5 (100 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Wolf’s Rain (7 discs) (1392 min)
                SGA DVD
 
Yabu no naka no kuroneko (99 min.)
                Ekstrom  PN1997.Y316 2011
 
Yaju No Seishun = Youth Of The Beast (92 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.Y8 1963
 
Yoidore Tenshi = Drunken Angel (98 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.Y473 2007
 
Yojimbo = The Bodyguard (110 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN1997.Y475 1999
 
Yojimbo = The Bodyguard (110 min.)
                SGA DVD
 
Yokihi = Kabuki Dance III (70 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN2924.5.K3 Y64 2003
 
Yoshitsune And The Thousand Cherry Trees (4 Discs) (480 min.)
                    Ekstrom DVD   PN2924.5.K3 Y674 2004
 
Yukio Mishima : Samurai Writer (55 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PL833.I7 Z988 2003
 
Zatoichi : The Blind Swordsman (116 min.)
                SGA DVD

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