Harue Akagi (赤木春恵, Akagi Harue, March 14, 1924 – November 29, 2018) was a Japanese actress.
Movies & TV shows
Pecoross' Mother and Her Days
Laid-back baby boomer Yuichi (Ryo Iwamatsu) is a middle-aged manga artist and singer-songwriter when he isn't at his salaryman day job or watching out for his elderly mother. Suffering from increasing...
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A story about a young man named Masaya, whose lifelong dream is to go build a life in Tokyo. Masaya thinks his life in his hometown is uncool. A few years later, he manages to move to Tokyo but not wi...
1 TV show
Toshiie and Matsu
The NHK Taiga Drama is called Toshiie to Matsu. One man's life and career were intertwined with the three great generals of Japanese history. With political savvy and the support of his fiercely loyal...
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August 1945, three days after the end of the Pacific war, is when the drama begins. A freight train full of passengers is heading for Aomori from devastated Tokyo. Takahara and Sachi are on the train ...
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The world of the Warring States and the rise and fall of the Toyotomi family are depicted from the perspective of a woman.
The Love and Adventures of Kuroki Taro
Taro Kuroki, 42, is a stuntman with a samurai's heart. He loves adventures, plays pranks with the police, tries to cure a cat lady by reversing her trauma, and finally, rescues his niece who is about ...
A sentimental drama about aspiring artist, Eiji, who rescues a blind girl. His friends Goro and Minoru and the blind girl's sister Kazue are a happy group until Goro steals money from Kazue's purse. G...
When a detective's pistol is stolen, he is humiliated because the gun is later implicated in a crime. After clashing with a group of young Okinawans, Murakami worked feverishly to locate the location ...
Yokosuka Navy Prison
When a roughneck joins the Navy and goes on a rampage against his superiors, he is sent to the Naval Prison at Yokosuka.
Deeper Than Blue
About a girl who marries in the middle of the Pacific War, is widowed at 18, and her unflagging struggle to survive during and after the war with her son.
Game of Chance
Bungo becomes a single parent when his wife leaves him because of his drinking and gambling. Deciding to quit his vices, he works menial jobs, drifting from city to city. However, not completely losin...
Bushido: The Cruel Code of the Samurai
Generations of his ancestors sacrificed themselves for the sake of their cruel lords, as he recounts his gruesome family history after his fiancée attempted suicide. The samurai, the military nobility...
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...
A House in the Quarter
With her family suffering from extreme poverty, Yuko is sold to a brothel in Kyoto. One of the brothel's top customers is assigned to serve her. While Takamatsu is in love with Yuko, she is also attra...
A Carpenter and Children
A carpenter learns a lesson from five orphans and a woman. There is a winning combination of humor and drama. The friendship between the carpenter, the woman and the children is what makes this a mast...
A Country Boss
A country boss gives up his way of life because of his daughter's marriage.
Mark of Blood
Three young yakuza, Fujitaro, Matsugoro and Kanjuro, travel the country fighting evil.
Ghostly Tales: The Shamisen
Horror movie directed by Kokichi Uchide.
Miyamoto Musashi: Showdown at Hannyazaka Heights
The remake of Yoshikawa's novel continues with the second installment in which Takezo, soon to be Miyamoto Musashi, emerges from the Himeji Castle after three years of intense contemplation and philos...
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...
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...
Musashi used to be known as Takezo before he became the man of legend. His beginning is not very good. He is on the losing side of the historic battle at Sekigahara after siding with the Toyotomi. Mat...
Travels of Gonkuro
Sugimoto Gonkuro is travelling along from Tosa to Edo. On his journey he will meet both good and bad people.
Bride of White Castle
A young girl, Okimi, falls in love with a handsome thief, Kiritaro.
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 ...
Cases of Hanshichi
Detective Hanshichi solves 3 mysterious murder cases.
Runway to Hell
The samurai Kochiyama Soshun agrees to assist Kaneko when he wants to avenge his father.
An Actor's Revenge
Nakamura Yukinojo gains popularity in Edo's kabuki scene as a handsome onnagata (a male actor who plays female roles). But hidden behind the placid expression of his stage face is a deep grudge for th...
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...
Chikamatsu's Love in Osaka
The adopted son of an Osaka courier falls in love with a prostitute and, discovering that she is about to be purchased by a client, steals money from his employer to redeem her. Hunted criminals, the ...
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...
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...
Souls in the Moonlight II
This is the second installment of the trilogy based on Japan’s greatest novel “The Great Bodhisattva Pass”, following the life and times of bloodthirsty samurai, Tsukue Ryunosuke. Blinded in an explos...
Rebellion from Below
Tomu Uchida's masterpiece is about class struggle in the end of the Samurai era. At the end of the age of Samurai, the legend of William Tell was changed.
Akô rôshi - Ten no maki; Chi no maki
Chronichles the story of the Forty-seven Ronin.
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...
Horror film directed by Eiichi Koishi.
Bloody Spear at Mount Fuji
The movie was made during the Edo period. It follows a samurai, his two servants, and various people they meet on their journey, including a policeman in pursuit of a thief, a young child, and a woman...
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