Books in Tokyo/CineCity

Lori Hitchcock lohitchc at
Sat Sep 11 20:17:58 EDT 1999

Just in the CineCity strain, they also have branches (smaller) in Osaka
(Amerika-mura near Namba) and Fukuoka.  They are run by PrenomH, who,
among other things, is the sole distributor of Wong Kar Wai films
(with the exception of "As Tears Go By") in Japan; they have also been
involved in the financing of Wong's more recent projects.

If you are interested in Hong Kong/Chinese film, Osaka's China Center
(near JR Tennoji Station) has back issues of Kinema Jumpo related to
Chinese/Asian film, as well as most Japanese and some Chinese books
written on the subject.  They also sell limited VCDs and Chinese pop CDs.

Concerning the recent questions about film posters, you might also have a
look at the Twinkle website out of Hong Kong; they offer *some* posters of
recent Japanese films, as well as a lot of Hong Kong posters.  The website


On Sat, 11 Sep 1999, Hao Anh Le wrote:

> I've been to CineCity; it is more on the pop side, but I like that. Lots
> of HK related stuff (your one stop Wong Kar Wai stop in Tokyo!) and cds on
> the 2nd floor. -Hao

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