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An artist finds and rescues a mermaid in a sewer. He takes her home with him and she develops sores all over her body that begin to pustulate and bleed. He uses what oozes from her sores to paint her portrait. When he can no longer handle it anymore he breaks down and dismembers her body.

  1. Hideshi Hino


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  1. Shigeru Saiki

    Shigeru Saiki

    The Artist

  2. Mari Somei

    Mari Somei

    The Mermaid

  3. Masami Hisamoto

  4. Gô Rijû

    Gô Rijû

  5. Tsuyoshi Toshishige

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Guinea Pig 5: Mermaid in the Manhole



Original Title ザ・ギニーピッグ マンホールの中の人魚

Status Released

Release Information

  • July 25, 1988


Original Language Japanese

Runtime 1h 3m

Budget -

Revenue -



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