|Directed by||Banmei Takahashi|
|Edited by||Junichi Kikuchi|
|Distributed by||Art Theater Guild (ATG) / Takahashi Pro|
Director Banmei Takahashi was at this point a veteran director of pink films with a resume of about 40 movies. This film in the action genre represents a new direction for Takahashi. Tattoo Ari was a critical and box-office hit and with his award for Best Director from the Yokohama Film Festival launched Takahashi on a mainstream career. The female lead in Tattoo Ari, Keiko Sekine, was Banmei Takahashi's wife and later acted under the name Keiko Takahashi.
Awards and nominationsEdit
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