The Machine Girl (2008)

The Machine Girl is a Japanese gore comedy film written and directed by Noboru Iguchi. It premiered at the Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival on March 22, 2008.

Movie info

Original title
Transliterated title
Kataude Machine Girl
Alternate titles
Shyness Machine Girl (literal title)
Premiere date
March 22, 2008
Release date
August 2, 2008
Directed by
Noboru Iguchi
Written by
Noboru Iguchi (screenplay)
Distributed by
Spotted Productions
  • The Machine Girl US Blu-ray

    Region A Blu-ray (English subtitles & dubbed)

    Label: Tokyo Shock (US)
    Out: Apr 26, 2011
  • Ultimate Machine Girl - US DVD box

    Region 1 DVD box (English subtitles & dubbed)

    Label: Tokyo Shock (US)
    Out: Sep 28, 2010
  • The Machine Girl - UK DVD

    Region 2 PAL DVD (English subtitles)

    Label: Cine Asia (UK)
    Out: Jun 7, 2010
  • The Machine Girl Remix - US DVD

    Region 1 NTSC DVD (English subtitles & dubbed)

    Label: Tokyo Shock (US)
    Out: Aug 4, 2009
  • The Machine Girl - UK Blu-ray

    Region B Blu-ray (English subtitles)

    Label: Cine Asia (UK)
    Out: May 18, 2009
  • The Machine Girl US DVD

    Region 1 NTSC DVD (English subtitles & dubbed)

    Label: Tokyo Shock (US)
    Out: Jun 3, 2008
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Ami Hyuga is a high school girl whose brother is murdered by the heir to a yakuza ninja clan. While seeking vengeance, her arm is cut off by the boy’s vicious family.

With the help of a mechanic who builds her a machine gun attachment for her arm, she returns to take on the whole clan.

Featured Cast

Actor Role
No photo available Minase Yashiro Ami Hyuga
asami Asami Miki
Kentaro Shimazu Kentaro Shimazu Ryuji Kimura, Kimura clan leader
Ai Shimomura Ai Shimomura Violet Kimura
No photo available Nobuhiro Nishihara Sho Kimura
Yuya Ishikawa Yuya Ishikawa Suguru Sugihara
Ryosuke Kawamura Ryosuke Kawamura Yu Hyuga
Demo Tanaka Demo Tanaka Kaneko, Kimura clan member
Nahana Nahana Masako Fujii
Taro Suwa Taro Suwa Kimura gang member
Noriko Kijima Noriko Kijima Yoshie
kentaro-kishi Kentaro Kishi Yosuke Fujii
Ryoji Okamoto Ryoji Okamoto
No photo available Erika Terajima
No photo available Tsutomu Uchigasaki
Hiroko Yashiki Hiroko Yashiki

Latest news

  • the machine girl flyer jp

    New manga-style poster art for “The Machine Girl” by Hisashi Eguchi

    I’m in the middle of writing a few things, but I figured this might interest some people since the last one did. Here’s the new flyer art for the Japanese theatrical release of The Machine Girl...

    9 years ago
  • the-machine-girl-j-trailer

    New trailer for the Japanese release of ‘The Machine Girl’

    Even though The Machine Girl will be released on DVD here in the US tomorrow, it won’t be released in Japan until August 2nd. So in preparation for that date Spotted Productions has posted a new...

    9 years ago
  • The Machine Girl Japanese movie poster

    Review: The Machine Girl

    It’s no secret that the Asian extreme cinema wave of the late 90s/early 00s has slowed down quite a bit in recent years. Directors like Takashii Miike and Ryuhei Kitamura have been working on very...

    9 years ago
  • the machine girl new poster

    New poster for “The Machine Girl”

    Not really a story per se, as I probably don’t follow Fever Dreams releases as closely as the extreme cinema set, but I just noticed Noboru Iguchi stuck this new Japanese poster art for The Machine...

    9 years ago


  • US Trailer (English subtitles)

    Added 8 years ago
  • Machine Girlite Trailer (Japanese)

    Added 8 years ago
  • Trailer (Japanese)

    Added 9 years ago


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Last Updated 01 Oct 2014 at 08:34