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Japanese chirashi mini posters: Gremlins, Robocop, Indiana Jones

Some more classic movies added to the TVTA chirashi poster collection. Here are the scans showing both the front and backs.

Gremlins

Gremlins 2

Robocop

Robocop 2

Robocop 3

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Thanks for looking 🙂

The Dark Knight Chirashi

This special six page fold out chirashi features portraits of Batman, Joker and Harvey Dent each presenting the viewer with a ‘signature’ item.

The front page is the movie poster of Batman standing below the burning bat logo. The reverse pages are a mixture of screen stills, info and character pics typical of chirashi.

Thanks for looking!

Chirashi 2017 movies: Blade Runner 2, The Last Jedi, Wonder Woman, Justice League

Latest additions to the Japanese chirashi run.

Blade Runner 2

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Wonder Woman

Justice League

Japanese Chirashi movie posters – Star Wars original trilogy

Japanese Chirashi are small double-sided movie posters handed out at theatres to advertise upcoming movies. The following is a near-complete set of the Star Wars original trilogy set. To date, and as far as I’m aware, there are two ROTJ teaser variations I need along with a ROTJ theater variation. The variations are fairly minor and involve certain text colour changes and theatre information. If I can get these final three I’ll add them here. For now, here are the eight I own. Images are shown featuring the front and reverse side by side. Click to make bigger and feel the force!


Star Wars. 1977. Theatre Release version 1

Star Wars. 1977. Theatre Release version 1.


Star Wars. 1977. Theatre Release version 2.

Star Wars. 1977. Theatre Release version 2.


Star Wars. 1982. Japanese dubbed re-release.

Star Wars. 1982. Japanese dubbed re-release.


TESB. 1980. Theatre Release version 1.

TESB. 1980. Theatre Release version 1.


TESB. 1980. Theatre Release version 2.

TESB. 1980. Theatre Release version 2.


ROTJ. 1982. Teaser.

ROTJ. 1982. Teaser.


ROTJ. 1983. Theatre Release.

ROTJ. 1983. Theatre Release.


ESB / ROTJ 1986. Double-feature Theatre Release.

ESB / ROTJ 1986. Double-feature Theatre Release.


ESB / ROTJ 1986. Double-feature Theatre Release. Reverse side.

ESB / ROTJ 1986. Double-feature Theatre Release. Reverse side.


 

Japanese Chirashi Movie Posters 2nd lot

This weekend I received some new Chirashi from Japan to add to my growing collection.


2001: A Space Odyssey. Stanley Kubrick.

2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey (reverse)

2001: A Space Odyssey (reverse)


Godzilla

Godzilla (reverse)

Godzilla (reverse)


Beetlejuice

Beetlejuice

Beetlejuice (reverse)

Beetlejuice (reverse)


Pom Poko

Pom Poko

Pom Poko (reverse)

Pom Poko (reverse)


I am Bruce Lee

I am Bruce Lee

I am Bruce Lee (reverse)

I am Bruce Lee (reverse)


Le Vie De Chat

Une Vie De Chat

Une Vie De Chat (reverse)


 

Japanese Chirashi movie posters

A Chirashi is a printed mini-poster or flyer used to promote film releases in Japan. The size of a typical Chirashi is “B5”  (approx 7 x 10 inch /18cm x 26cm). A relatively cheap and space-saving alternative to regular-size industry posters, Chirashis make excellent movie memorabilia collectables.


When The Wind Blows.

When The Wind Blows.


Most Chirashis are double-sided with an image  from the film printed in colour on the front. Additional artwork and information printed in Japanese appears on the reverse.  As well as the standard double-sided format, some Chirashi are more elaborate – opening up as gate-fold, tri-fold or quad-fold posters. Other deluxe features can include thicker card stock, metallic print, UV overlay, Mylar print, and die-cutting.


Spirited Away. 2001.

Spirited Away. 2001.


When Marnie Was There.

When Marnie Was There.


Kill Bill 2. 2004.

Kill Bill 2. 2004.


Star Wars. 1977.

Star Wars. 1977.


Jodorsky's Dune (Quad version)

Jodorsky’s Dune (Quad version)


Anne of Green Gables.

Anne of Green Gables.


Animal Farm.

Animal Farm.


Mr Bug Goes To Town.

Mr Bug Goes To Town.


Le Magasin de Suicides.

Le Magasin de Suicides.