Irresistable Angel: Suck It All Up

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Irresistable Angel: Suck It All Up
Irresistable Angel Suck It All Up.jpg
Theatrical poster for Irresistable Angel: Suck It All Up (2003)
Directed by Minoru Kunizawa[1]
Written by Tatsurō Kashihara
Starring Ruri Tachibana
Music by Tomoaki Inaba
Cinematography Takuya Hasegawa
Production
company
Freak Out
Distributed by OP Eiga
Release dates
October 10, 2003
Running time
60 min.
Country Japan
Language Japanese

Irresistable Angel: Suck It All Up (悩殺天使 吸い尽くして Nōsatsu Tenshi: Sūi Tsukushite?) aka Sex * Beast * Battle * Front (性☆獣☆戦☆線 Sei☆Jū☆Sen☆Sen?) is a 2003 Japanese action-adventure, science-fiction-themed pink film directed by Minoru Kunizawa. It was chosen as the fourth best pink film release of the year at the Pink Grand Prix. Other awards won by the film at the ceremony include Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actress 3rd Place, and Best Cinematography. The story is a satire of the U.S. Marvel Comics superhero team, X-Men.[2][3]

Synopsis[edit]

A female high school student discovers she has supernatural powers during an attack. Her first use of her power is to vaporize her attacker. Years later, her powers manifest themselves whenever she is sexually aroused by her husband. She is transported to another dimension where she engages in nude battles with opponents.[3] The role of Kageyama is played by Thunder Sugiyama, former IWA World Heavyweight Champion.[4]

Cast[edit]

  • Ruri Tachibana (橘瑠璃): Mai[5]
  • Kei Miyazawa (宮沢けい): Yuzuki
  • Ryōko Asagi (麻木涼子): 弥愛
  • Takashi Kubo (久保隆): Jun'ichi
  • Tatsuo Kobayashi (小林達雄): Kasahara
  • Thunder Sugiyama (THUNDER杉山): Kageyama

Appraisal[edit]

Jasper Sharp writes that Irresistable Angel: Suck It All Up is an "innovative and sexy" take on the X-Men story.[3] The Japanese pink film community also gave the film high marks, naming it the 4th Best Film of the year at the Pink Grand Prix. For their work on the film, the Pink Grand Prix also awarded Minoru Kunizawa for Best Director, Tatsurō Kashihara for Best Screenplay, Ruri Tachibana for Best Actress 3rd Place, and Takuya Hasegawa for Best Cinematography.[6]

Availability[edit]

Irresistable Angel: Suck It All Up in DVD release as Sex * Beast * Battle * Front

Irresistable Angel: Suck It All Up was released theatrically on October 10, 2003.[7] It was released on video the same year as Sex * Beast * Battle * Front,[8][9] and Uplink released the film under that title on DVD on July 23, 2004.[10][11]

Bibliography[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Infobox data from 悩殺天使 吸い尽くして at the Internet Movie Database
  2. ^ "第16回ピンク大賞 (16th Pink Grand Prix)" (in Japanese). P.G. Web Site. Archived from the original on 2007-11-19. Retrieved 2009-11-14. 
  3. ^ a b c Sharp, Jasper (2008). Behind the Pink Curtain: The Complete History of Japanese Sex Cinema. Guildford: FAB Press. p. 334. ISBN 978-1-903254-54-7. 
  4. ^ "International Wrestling Alliance World Heavyweight Title". www.wrestling-titles.com. Retrieved 2009-11-14. 
  5. ^ 悩殺天使 吸い尽くして (in Japanese). P.G. Web Site. Retrieved 2009-11-14. 
  6. ^ "Best Ten of 2003 (2003年度ベストテン)" (in Japanese). P*G Website. Retrieved January 18, 2009. 
  7. ^ "悩殺天使 吸い尽くして". Japanese Cinema Database (Agency for Cultural Affairs). Retrieved 2009-11-14. 
  8. ^ 悩殺天使 吸い尽くして(2003) (in Japanese). www.allcinema.net. Retrieved 2009-11-14. 
  9. ^ Sharp, p. 350.
  10. ^ "【DVD】性☆獣☆戦☆線 (悩殺天使 吸い尽くして)" (in Japanese). www.allcinema.net. Retrieved 2009-11-14. 
  11. ^ "アップリンクよりDVDリリース (DVD releases from Uplink)" (in Japanese). P.G. Web Site. Retrieved 2010-10-15. 
Preceded by
Hitozuma Deaikei Saito: Otto no Shiranai Tsuma no Seihikki
Pink Grand Prix 4th Best Film
2003
Succeeded by
Tsumugi