Blister! is a Japanese movie directed by Taikan Suga. It was released by Slowlearner in Japan on July 1, 2000. The movie stars Hideaki Ito as a 20-something action figure collector named Yuji who owns hundreds of figures still sealed in their original blister packs. Lately, he’s been obsessed with obtaining the super-rare “Hellbanker” figure. When Yuji finally tracks Hellbanker down, it turns out to be much more than just a collectible toy. Meanwhile, Yuji’s friends are all consumed with different areas of otaku culture and their lives are affected in various ways due to these obsessions.