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The story of Yagyu Abaretabi is the tale of members of the Yagyu Clan and their travels all around the nation to fight injustice and corruption. There are plenty of surprises along the way.
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The Yagyu Conspiracy
The subject of this story is who will succeed Hidetada during the Shogunate rule. There is a fight for power between the family and the daimyos. The Shogunate has been close to the Yagyu's for a long ...
Love and Faith
In the 16th century feudal Japan, Sen Rikyu was a ceremonial tea master. Hideyoshi was angered by Lord Ukon becoming a Christian because his daughter, the beautiful Lady Ogin, was in love with him. Ri...
Father of the Kamikaze
Vice admiral Takajiro Ohnishi knew that Japan's defeat in WWII was inevitable. The only way to force a negotiated solution was to convince the Americans that invading Japan would cause a lot of casual...
Big Time Gambling Boss
Tokyo in 1934. The boss of the clan that controls gambling agonizes and some of his followers propose to Nakai to take his place, but he refuses the offer and suggests they choose Matsuda, who is in p...
Heiji, the Detective
Famous for his coin tossing when capturing criminals, an Edo detective, Heiji, launches an investigation into the mysterious murder of his friend Seigoro.
The Domain: Kanda Festival Showdown
The Domain: Kanda Festival Showdown
Code Between Brothers 2
The services of a wandering gambler, Seiji, are called upon to protect the turf of his loyal friend Risaburo.
The Magic Serpent
In ancient Japan, a good lord is killed and his throne is taken by a wizard and his friend. The prince is saved from death by a magic bird. Ikazuki-maru embarked on an adventure to avenge his parents ...
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...
Warrior of the Wind
A suspenseful Ninja fantasy based on Shiba Ryotaro's novel, woven with the mysterious fate and romance of Shinzo and a beautiful Princess who find themselves at the center of an intrigue surrounding t...
Gamblers and Racketeers
Komatsu Takioka is boss of a Yakuza group rival to Masakichi Kijima boss of the Kikuya group which supports the town vendors unlike Takioka, who will stop at nothing to undermine the vendors and take ...
The Spying Sorceress
Second part of the series where sex magic skills of female and Iga ninjas clash over enourmous treasure of the Toyotomi family, discovered in connection with the plot to overthrow the shogunate.
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...
Tattoo of Love
Gambler Hantaro risks his life and reputation to save young Onaka from a shady lifestyle.
Castle of Owls
Movie adaptation of the 1959 ninja novel. With war against Korea looming on the horizon, Hideyoshi Toyotomi, the 'Taiko' becomes the target of an assassination attempt to be carried out by the Iga Cl...
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...
Ukyunosuke on Patrol
This is one of the most effective ninja films that doesn't rely on the silly magic of earlier efforts, and concentrates on an excellent story with expert fighting. The rarest of government officials, ...
Mark of Blood
Three young yakuza, Fujitaro, Matsugoro and Kanjuro, travel the country fighting evil.
The Mad Fox
A court fortune-teller loses his mind after a conspiracy leads to the death of his lover. Hope appears to be on the horizon after he becomes romantically involved with his dead lover’s twin sister, bu...
Ghostly Tales: The Shamisen
Horror movie directed by Kokichi Uchide.
In Search of Mother
Period piece about a young man who, because of his hard life alone in the world, has become a yakuza. When he hears that his mother may be living in Edo (Tokyo), he travels there, intent on finding he...
The Red Shadow
Tokugawa Ieyasu is going into Fushimi Castle after seeing his unavoidable battle with Toyotomi Hideyori. The leader of 36 Iga members who were performing as guards of the castle captured a mysterious ...
The story concerns the efforts of seven master swordsman who join together to protect the new Shogun Tokugawa Yoshimune from the evil plans of the Owari Clan. It's a colorful bunch, a drunk samurai, a...
The Warrior from Kishu
A story of young Yoshimune, the future Shogun.
Young Lord and Second Son
A lord is looking at the lives of the common people.
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...
There is a friendship between good samurais and Aborigines in Hokkaido.
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...
Young lord Saburo Nobuyasu struggles to find comfort in life. His arranged marriage to Tokuhime, daughter of one-time family enemy Oda Nobunaga, provides little happiness. His manipulative mother adds...
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...
Yakuza of Ina
Yataro is a gambler who is looking for vengeance against a yakuza boss.
Hanjiro of Kusama: Bird of Passage
A kindhearted wandering gambler named Hajiro gets involved in a crisis of a village as he passes through and decides to lend a sword in hopes to rescue them.
Cases of Hanshichi
Detective Hanshichi solves 3 mysterious murder cases.
Taisuke is kind-hearted but overall lacks ambition. Taizo is smarter, but given to fits of emotion and impulsive violence. The samurai brothers fight against corruption in a castle.
Hibari’s Favorite 2
Young girl Kichiza searches for her missing brother and the person responsible for the death of her parents.
Road of Chivalry
While on the road, famed Yakuza Boss Jirocho is falsely accused of starting a peasant's uprising and chased by the law. Meanwhile, one of his henchmen in an attempt to raise money for the Boss gambles...
Hero of the Red Light District
A successful textile industrialist from the provinces, who is beloved by his employees for his kindness, cannot find a wife because of a birthmark on his face. Even the courtesans in Yoshiwara refuse ...
The Master Spearman
This subversive period film features a hotheaded young samurai, Kurodo, who threatens to commit harakiri in response to the humiliation meted out to his family by the Shogun. The film critiques the in...
Happily Tied to the Road
A wandering gambler saves sisters who have no one to depend on.
A Young Rabble
When an altercation with a gangster forces Kikutaro to leave Edo, he is sent by his father to Hamamatsu to find a better direction in life. However, trouble seems to follow Kikutaro on the road leadin...
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...
A young, feisty woman named Osome searches for her true love in the midst of a family crisis.
Case of the Hidden Coin
Two siblings try to unveil the secrets behind a mysterious coin found at a murder scene.
Goblin in Stirrups
Kurama Tengu is a hero to the common people, saving them from the malicious attacks of Kinnoroshi and Shinsengumi.
The Medicine Case
Ooka-Echizen is accused of a crime over a pillbox.
The Forbidden Castle
The author who created classics like "Destiny's Son" and "Son of the Black Mass" was Shibata Renzaburo. There is a story about the betrayal of his brother by Ino Morimasa, which led to the defeat of t...
Echo in the Mountains
A man is brutally murdered and his famed shamisen (a three-stringed musical instrument) called the "Yamabiko" stolen. Prince Kogenta swears to avenge his father-in-law's death and retrieve the family ...
Two guardians of the Nijo Castle, Shioya and Kamazawa, discover a map leading to a secret passage to Edo Castle. Instead of reporting their find to local authorities, they decide to blackmail the lord...
The Lost Public Funds
Four thousand gold coins were stolen from the vault of Nijo Castle in Kyoto, which were collected as a tax to the shogun. The guard of Nijo castle Asaka Keinosuke, disguised as a komuso monk, proceeds...
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...
Sinza who is secretly the well known "Sea Glow Burglar", gives to the poor the money he takes from the bad lords and greedy merchants, who live just to exploit the poor for their small coins. On his t...
The Town Hero
Tasuke stumbles across Kokichi, a distraught man whom having lost his fiancee to Lord Kawakatsu is ready to commit suicide. Tasuke learns that Kokichi's fiancee, Otoyo, was a chambermaid whom Kawakats...
The Purple Hooded Man
Kataoka Chiezo stars as Murasaki Zukin, a mysterious hero of the people who helps those in need. Now under the rule of the evil Tanuma, the people look to Murasaki Zukin more than ever, to confront an...
Roughneck From Asama
When Boss Juzo's Shinmachi Yakuza family struck fear into the hearts of his adversaries, Boss Shohei's Okabe Yakuza family with a merciless gang of raiders, Itaro of Asama was missing. With the courag...
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...
Sasaki Kojiro, Part 2
The conclusion of the story of a swordsman. After surviving a series of daring adventures, Kojiro seems to have finally found his true love, Tone, when they are together again. His days of happiness a...
This most celebrated all-star movie version of the popular series features Tsukigata Ryunosuke as Mito Komon, the sage who wanders the countryside rectifying government corruption along with his faith...
In the mist of the warring age (Sengoku Era), the Kyushu based Hayato Clan is faced with a monumental battle to determine their survival.
Shimizu Port of Chivalry
This Jidai-Geki classic is highlighted by an all-star cast. The tale is set in the samurai era. One of the best classics in this genre. In this dramatic portrayal of the real-life gambling boss Jiroch...
Case of a Young Lord 2
After getting permission to dig up the pawnbroker's grave, Young lord samurai was surprised to find the body was missing, as was the Gosu plate. He had a suspect in mind, and was able to use him to le...
During a time of war, Lord Ogata is betrayed by two of his closest vassals and killed by his enemy, Sarashina Danjo. Ten years later, Lord Ogata's only living heir, now a skilled ninja, uses sorcery t...
Virtue in Spades
Adaptation of the novel by Kan Shimozawa.
Case of a Young Lord 1
As a result of illness and unemployment, Yamaoka Tatewaki, a "Hatamoto" (or direct vassal of the Shogun), pawned his family heirloom, a valuable Gosu plate for 100 ryo. When, of all occasions, Yokogaw...
Swordsman of the Two Sword Style
The story of Japan’s greatest warrior, Miyamoto Musashi, after his historic duel with Sasaki Kojiro on Ganryu Island.
Mysteries of Edo
A princess in disguise, Oshichi launches an investigation to reveal the truth about the disappearance of young women in Edo.
The film was directed by Toshikazu Kno.
The "master detective with seven faces" who uses his signature disguise to solve crimes with a double-barreled pistol delivery is the fifth delivery in the Tarao Bannai series.
The first film in the 1953 trilogy based on the long novel series The Great Bodhisattva Pass.
The vassals of the Asano clan, who surrendered the castle & became wanderers, deceive the enemy and the public, wait for an opportunity to avenge their master and his family.
The Skull Coin
The first film adaptation of a popular novel is called "Dokuro sen" The Skull Coins are supposed to reveal the secrets of the hidden Tokugawa treasure.