The Japanese sale DVD (DMSM-6652; NTSC, region 2, no subtitles) of Naoyuki Tomomatsu's Zombie Jieitai (Zonbi jieitai) - a.k.a. "Zombie Self-Defense Force" - is now available for pre-order from ScreenAnarchy affiliate YesAsia.com (Hong Kong) Ltd.. GP Museum Soft K.K. (K.K. GP Myûjiamu Sofuto) is scheduled to release the DVD in Japan on Tuesday (April 25th). The movie itself is scheduled to be screened at Dead by Dawn 2006 in Edinburgh, Scotland tomorrow morning (April 23rd) at 7:30 a.m..
As was previously reported here and there on ScreenAnarchy, the screenplay for Zombie Jieitai was written by Tomomatsu and Chisato Ôgawara. The movie's cast includes Miyû Watase, Hisakatsu Ôya, Jun Yamasaki, Shun Saeki, Mihiro, Kenji Arai, Yûya Takayama, Masayuki Hase, Kiyo Yoshizawa, Eriko Nagamine, and Yû Machimura.
Tomomatsu's previous directing credits include Odoru yakuza: kumichô wa, watashi!?, Death Penalty Female Prisoner Saori (Akai tejô: shikeishû Saori) - a.k.a. "Red Handcuffs: Condemned Prisoner Saori" - Stacy, and Eat the School Girl: Osaka Telephone Club (Kogyaru-gui: Ôsaka terekura hen).
Odoru yakuza: kumichô wa, watashi!? trailer (downloadable 4.2 MB WMV file)
Odoru yakuza: kumichô wa, watashi!? official webpage
VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED
Death Penalty Female Prisoner Saori official webpage
Eat the School Girl: Osaka Telephone Club trailer (downloadable 7.7 MB MOV file)