SRS Cinema are releasing Toyoda Toshiaki’s amazing “The Day of Destruction” on limited edition Blu-ray and VHS with wide DVD and VOD releases coming early 2022.
Seven years ago, a mysterious monster was found deep in a rural coal mine. Since then, rumors of a plague spread through the small town, and people experience an unexplainable mental illness. A young Shugendo practitioner goes missing only to resurface transformed, intent on exorcising the world from the monsters haunting it. Directed by Toshiaki Toyoda (Blue Spring) in a moment of urgent creativity that includes the short Wolf’s Calling (JC 2020), his latest film stars the magnetic Kiyohiko Shibukawa (Lowlife Love, JC 2016), MahiToThePeople (of the band GEZAN in his debut film role), Issey Ogata (Tony Takitani), Yosuke Kubozuka (Giri/Haji), and Ryuhei Matsuda (The Miracle of Crybaby Shottan, JC 2019).
-Wolf’s Calling Short
Pre-sales have started with copies expected to ship around very end of August 2021. This release is limited to 200 units on professionally run BD-R’s, however if all 200 units sell out by 10th June they will expand the release to 1000 units on pressed media. The VHS is limited to 25 units only.