May 302010

Winning Video to be Shown at World Premiere Screening of KAI-KI: TALES OF TERROR FROM TOKYO on July 1, 2010 in Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles, California and Tokyo, Japan – According to Japanese legend, if you tell 100 Ghost Stories in a single night, a ghost will appear and claim your soul! Starting today, MAX 2010 and KAI-KI: TALES OF TERROR FROM TOKYO invite all fans, far and wide, to submit their own their video works in three different types of mini-story categories and have them reviewed and selected by actress Erina Mano, producer Andrew Tamon Niwa and original “Tales of Terror” author Hirokatsu Kihara to have thier work debuted at the World Premiere of KAI-KI: TALES OF TERROR FROM TOKYO at MAX 2010 (July 1, 2010; Los Angeles, CA). More information can be found at: and advance tickets for both events are available at:

5 entries from each category will be selected and reviewed by a panel of judges including celebrated J-Pop idol and actress Erina Mano, acclaimed producer Andrew Tamon Niwa and original “Tales of Terror” author Hirokatsu Kihara, and 1 winner from each category will have their work debuted at the KAI-KI: TALES OF TERROR FROM TOKYO World Premiere Event on July 1st, 2010 at Club Nokia!

Works can be submitted in one of three different categories:

“ONE MINUTE SCARE”: Create a scary video in one minute or less! Post to YouTube and then post the video’s link on the Official Kai-Ki Facebook Page Wall at with your name and where you’re from!

“HORROR HAIKU”: Create your own scary Haiku and post to the Official Kai-Ki Facebook wall with your name and where you’re from!

“VERY SHORT STORY”: Create a scary story in 140 characters or less, tagged with #hiccup. Post on your Twitter profile to enter!

ENTER NOW! You can enter as many times as you like and can enter in more than one category, but all entries must be posted by 11:59 PM (Pacific Standard Time) on June 21, 2010 to be eligible.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Contest starts at 12:01 p.m. PT on 5/29/10 and ends at 11:59 p.m. PT on 6/21/10 for entry via the “KAI-KI: TALES OF TERROR FROM TOKYO HYAKU MONOGATARI (100 TALES) CONTEST.” See Official Rules for complete details. Void where prohibited.

Fans are encouraged to dress up or cosplay as their favorite ghost characters to the event!

Join us on July 1, 2010 and experience two of the most suspenseful and bone-chilling movie that guarantees you will never go to sleep with the lights off again!

Pre-sale Ticket prices, can be purchased online at and will be available for pick up at the Club Nokia Box Office, are:

1st Show (July 1, 2010; noon-2:30 pm): $20.00 U.S. (includes Film, Q&A & Mini-Concert)

2nd Show (July 1, 2010; 3:00 pm-5:30 pm): $15.00 U.S. (includes Film, Q&A & Mini-Concert)

Day-of Ticket prices, can be purchased at the Club Nokia Box Office and will be charged an additional $5.00 (1st Show: $25.00 U.S.; 2nd Show: $20.00 U.S.)

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Tale 1
Tsukimono: The Possessed
In Tsukimono: The Possessed, a bizarre but seemingly harmless hiccupping infection takes hold of a local college class; transforming them one by one into enraged, murderous monsters.

Tale 2
In Nozomi, a young girl finds herself haunted by a ghost that may hold the key to a long-buried family secret.

Part of the TOYOTA Creative Global Network, the creative lounge CHICAGO evolved from the TOYOTA collaboration with the Chicago fashion world. The lounge promises to be a space that facilitates the interaction between TOYOTA engineers and public opinion leaders, personalities, creative spirits and artists brought together to foment ideas for the betterment of society of tomorrow.

Additional support for event provided by:
United Television Broadcasting Systems, Shinca Entertainment, BS-TBS
(Japan), Goggle, Inc.; JP-Room, King Records and the Japan Film Society.

The statements made in this press release that are not historical facts are “forward-looking statements.” These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and assumptions that are subject to risks and uncertainties. The Company cautions readers of this press release that a number of important factors could cause this event’s actual future results to differ materially from those expressed in any such forward-looking statements. Such factors include, without limitation, product delays, industry competition, rapid changes in technology and industry standards, protection of proprietary rights, maintenance of relationships with key personnel, vendors and third-party developers, international economic and political conditions. The Company may change its intention, belief or expectation, at any time and without notice, based upon any changes in such factors, in the Company’s assumptions or otherwise. The Company undertakes no obligation to release publicly any revisions to any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

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