Twilight of the Cockroaches 1987 (Trailer) Buy the Remastered DVD at Cultcine.com





Rating is available when the video has been rented.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.
Uploaded on Jan 29, 2010

Buy the DVD at cultcine.com
Remastered Anamorphic widescreen
English Dub
Japanese Audio with English Subtitles

Twilight of the Cockroaches is a 1987 anime film written and directed by Hiroaki Yoshida that combines live-action footage with animation. The plot concerns a society of cockroaches who live peacefully in the apartment of a bachelor named Saito until a woman moves in and the humans begin to exterminate the cockroaches. The cockroaches are depicted through animation, and the humans are depicted through live-action footage. Famed Japanese illustrator Yoshitaka Amano worked on the film as an art director and character designer.

Director Yoshida has stated that the film is about Japan and that the concept of a hated species is not unlike the racial and cultural enmity with which Japan is perceived.


When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next.

Up next

to add this to Watch Later

Add to

Loading playlists...