|Directed by||Ataru Oikawa|
|Based on|| Tomie |
by Junji Ito
|Starring|| Rio Matsumoto |
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This installment deals with the chain of events that occurred right before the first film takes place. Tomie (Rio Matsumoto) shows up as a transfer student at a high school, quickly enchanting all the males, and raising the ire of the females. As is often the case in the Tomie films, she fixates on one solitary girl whom she befriends, with overt lesbian overtones. She displays all of her typical powers, and it isn't long before the murders and madness begin. This movie introduces the teacher who promises to kill her no matter how many times he has to do so.
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