Movies & TV shows
Shingo's Final Duel
After Aoi Shingo, the illegitimate son of Shogun Yoshimune has gained prominence as the finest swordsman in the land, he tries to lead a peaceful life with his mother far away from the seat of governm...
Street of Wandering Men
When a group of men from the Hanya clan search his town for a missing geisha, a brave ronin decides to help her and a drunken calligrapher. In doing so, he uncovers a wider scheme.
One of the most violent gang battles in Japanese history takes place when Kanbe Nagakichi's turf is taken over by Ano-Toku, the father-in-law of his brother Kira. Forced by the situation to choose bet...
The Yagyu Military Art: Yagyu List
Jubei must stop evil plot of Lord Hayatonosho who secretly plans to overthrow the Shogunate.
Tragedy of the Coolie Samurai
Gonza was a handsome young laborer, a footman and spear-carrier, working hard for his meager wage. All Gonza wanted was to marry his young sweetheart, but despite their mutual poverty, her status as t...
The Mysterious Cape
Ryujin Misaki, located at the edge of the Genkai Sea, is known as an isolation ward for leprosy patients. When Saotome, a sword master and guard of the Shogun, hears news of a doctor gone missing, he ...
The warlords overrun the country while the farmers are starving, and forced to become soldiers to keep the wolf from the door. The farmers are recruited in groups of fifteen. In Yaju's village, there...
A Country Boss
A country boss gives up his way of life because of his daughter's marriage.
Travels of Hibari and Chiemi
Playhouse employees Okimi and Otoshi became involved in an undercover officer's investigation of a gang when they accidentally walked in on a drug deal at their theater.
Case of Umon: Red Lizard
Umon goes on an investigation to unveil the murderer known as Red Lizard.
Friendship between an ambitious young thief and an artist during the Warring States period.
A group of men living a low life in Edo help each other to make the best out of their lives.
The Phantom Goblin
An injured Edo official is rescued by a vassal who swears to sweep out the criminals from the town on his behalf.
After the battle of Sekigahara, a Tokugawa Daimyo rebelled against his lord. Matabei is a famous spear fighter and warrior. Sanzaemon is one of Honjo's most trusted under-lords. He has a plan to kill ...
Flowers on the Road
The daughters of drapers in Edo have to travel to Kyoto in order to attend to some business affairs. The two ladies are on their way to Kyoto when they are attacked by a group of bandits. Santaro came...
1716, Yoshimune becomes the 8th Shogun as high Shogunate officials are attacked. While the government tries to keep these incidents under wraps, they must take any means possible to get to the bottom ...
Travels of Gonkuro
Sugimoto Gonkuro is travelling along from Tosa to Edo. On his journey he will meet both good and bad people.
Yagyu Chronicles 2: The Secret Sword
This is the second film in the popular black and white series about the master swordsman, Yagyu Jubei. When the Yagyu clan falls victim to rival Kasumi spies, Yagyu Jubei is called to action to protec...
Yagyu Chronicles 1: Secret Scrolls
Two groups are after the legendary Yagyu Secret Scrolls. A princess of a disgraced clan and her loyal servant want it to clear their family's name. And a rival clan wants it to destroy the Yagyu famil...
Japanese comedy film.
Case of Umon: The Nanbanzame Murders
The serial killing of a samurai each night by strangulation at various temples confounds investigators and brings a chill to the residents of Edo. With the capital on edge, master crimefighter Kondo U...
Case of Umon: Woman of the Magic Lantern
Detective Umon’s services are called upon when ronin Yaichiro is killed with a peculiar weapon, a stone wrapped in a towel.
Law in Ghost Island
Upon his arrival to Dragon Island, ronin Yagi Hanzo, is propositioned by various shady individuals representing rival gangs to lend his services to them. Branded an enemy for his refusal to become inv...
The South Sea Wolf
Namie's back in trouble, after getting snatched by an evil gang in search of the treasure. Kirimaru sets out to rescue his sweetheart and falls in with a band of pirates also hunting the hidden stash....
Festival of Swordsmen
Japan was in the early stages of its most peaceful era during the middle of the Kanei Period. A large number of unemployed samurai were left with nothing to do. The Shogun's Chief Advisor suggests tha...
The Second Bullet is Marked
Ken and Tsunokichi face off against each other.
The Man Who Came to Shimizu Harbor
One of Japan's most enduring stories is the tale of the true-life yakuza boss Jirocho of Shimizu and his gang as they took over the Tokaido Highroad and went on to fame. Many of the gang members have ...
Jirocho - The Chivalrous
During the last days of the samurai era, Jirocho and his gang controlled the area of the Tokaido. A great story from Japanese history is highlighted by Katsu Shintaro's fight.
The Swordsman In The Golden Valley
Jidaigeki film from 1960
Lord Mito Komon: World commotion
Counselor Mito and his companions departed from Mito to see Kikutaro, a young lord of the shogun family, who became the new lord of Shirataka castle with an income of three hundred thousand koku. As t...
Ishimatsu: the One-Eyed Avenger
Some of the finest jidai-geki actors appear in this exciting and entertaining tale of intrigue and action in old Japan. Teaming up the ever-popular Misora Hibari with the greatest samurai action hero ...
Case of Umon: Hell’s Windmill
Umon’s services are called upon when innocent bystanders, Kayo and Minokichi, along with the ronin, Gontaro are mistakenly identified as suspects in several recent murder cases. To prove their innocen...
Cases of Hanshichi
Detective Hanshichi solves 3 mysterious murder cases.
directed by an individual.
A Spectacular Showdown
One of the great stories from Japan’s rich history comes to life in this true tale of the bloody showdown between two rival yakuza gangs in the 1840’s. The battle between Boss Sukegoro of Iioka and Bo...
The Acrobats of Death
Saotome, a sword master and guard of the Shogunate, pursues the mystery of a deadly aerial weapon that is responsible for the multiple deaths in town.
Men in a Rough Town
An action-packed, dramatic gangster film.
Five swordsmen are murdered and hung in a tree and the chase is on to find the killers. Two magistrates pursue the leads to solve the crime and it leads to a potential conspiracy to kill the Shogun.
The Medicine Case
Ooka-Echizen is accused of a crime over a pillbox.
Magically gifted boy Sasuke lives in peace, deep in the forest with his animal pals and Oyu, his elder sister. After their forest sanctuary is violated by a demon witch who devours one of Sasuke's ani...
No Stronger Swords
Featuring some of the finest swordsmen ever to grace the silver screen, this Toei classic tells the story of a battle between the evil sword style called ”Otonashi” (The Silent Form) and the proper wa...
Evil Man of Edo
A classic battle between good and evil pits an unscrupulous fortuneteller who has been preying on the good citizens of Edo against a master-less samurai who founded a school for underprivileged childr...
First Love of Okon
A fox in disguise, Okon, returns the favor to a man who rescued her from a fatal trap.
Case of a Young Lord 7: Red Crane House
All is not well in an a small fishing village not far from Edo. Mysterious goings-on are happening at Echigoya’s Red Crane Mansion, and when Young Lord comes to relax he finds no peace until he can un...
The story opens in October of 1624 when the newly appointed Shogun Iemitsu visits the famed Kan-ei temple. On his way the procession is disrupted when a small child runs into the street, a crime punis...
The Shogun’s Guard, Shinsengumi
The Shinsengumi is a special unit of ronin commissioned by the Tokugawa shogunate to counter anti-shogunate activities in Kyoto. A sinister plot to overthrow the shogun is set in motion and Kondo Isam...
With the help of famous yakuza Jirocho, brave and quick tempered Eijiro takes revenge on the death of his close friend.
The Abandoned Swords
Best friends Gentaro and Sanpei become fateful enemies when Sanpei steals a secret document revealing the identity of the chosen successor to the Tokugawa Shogun. Gentaro of the Owari clan sets out to...
A Martial Crowd
As a result of a superstitious belief that twins bring bad luck to the family, newborn twin princesses are separated. Yukihime, who was sent away to be raised by a yakuza family in Edo, returns home a...
A friendly rivalry turns into romance for an elite female detective and a handsome private eye as they investigate a missing person's case from a wealthy family.
The love between young college students Toki and the handsome Takaga is tested when Takaya's parents, who despise Toki's family's geisha house business, intervenes in their relationship.
Edo Girl Detective
Oshichi, a famous girl detective, takes it upon herself to investigate the murder of a woman which occurs during an event for the festival of Asakusa Shrine. Her investigation leads her into danger as...
Lords of Oppression 2
Period drama directed by Yasushi Sasaki.
Lords of Oppression
Period drama directed by Yasushi Sasaki.
The Mansion of Intrigue
A swordsman must foil a minister's sinister plan to assassinate the shogun.
One of Japanese folklore's most popular characters is brought to life on the silver screen.
Excursion to Treasure Isle
The story is a dramatization of the Japanese folklore legend of Momotaro, the Peach Boy, who with his trusted companions of dog, monkey and pheasant fought against evil in olden times.
Scramble for Fortune
A young man and a woman are on a mission to protect a mysterious mirror that hides the secrets of a great fortune.
Mysteries of Edo
A princess in disguise, Oshichi launches an investigation to reveal the truth about the disappearance of young women in Edo.
The Swordsman and the Actress
A fellow member of the company named Hanjiro tells Koharu, an actress in a traveling theatrical troupe, about a keepsake folding fan that his lost love Lady Okyo gave him years ago. It turns out this ...
The Black Hooded Man 2
The mysterious black hooded man, Kurozukin, helps transport funds raised to fight against the government.
Christ in Bronze
Minoru Shibuya directed Christ in Bronze. It was entered into a film festival.
Monzaburo no hize
Song Festival, Full Moon, and the Battle of the Raccoon Dogs
There is a musical called Hibari Misora.
Onatsu and Seijuro
Based on the popular story of the tragic lovers, Onatsu and Seijuro.
The Playful Fox and the Thousand Cherry Trees
There is a comedy film in Japanese.
Shichi henge tanuki-goten
This is a paradise of dream and illusion, a country of Raccoon Dogs. The Bat Tribe lives in a neighboring country took a young prince of Raccoon Dogs as a hostage, and try to take a Buddhist saint fro...