Movies & TV shows
Gate of Youth
The story of Shinsuke, a young man who lives through a stormy life as a poverty-stricken coal miner. Ranging from Shinsuke's infanthood to his mid-teens. Coal workers and the mines dominate nearly eve...
Dangerous Trade in Kobe
Using a lesser mobster as bait a government agent infiltrates a narcotics-smuggling gang to try to capture the boss. But his survival has a price.
The Viper Brothers: The Blackmailers
Upon his release from prison, Masa (Bunta Sugawara) is disappointed to not be picked up by his brother Katsu (Tamio Kawaji). After hitching a ride on a bus full of old women, Masa finds out that Katsu...
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in the Land of Demons
In the fifth film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto is challenged by five warriors, each with one fifth of Ogami's assassin fee and one fifth of the information he needs to complete his assa...
Withered Tree, the Adventures of Monjiro
Kogarashi Monjiro is a lone samurai who agrees to take responsibility for his friend's murder so that he can stay with his dying mother, with the expectation that his friend will confess and get him p...
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in Peril
In the fourth film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto is hired to kill a tattooed female assassin and battles Retsudo, head of the Yagyu clan, and his son Gunbei.
When the successor to Soke was selected, there was a conflict between the Kitakyushu and Wakamatsu.
Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance
The story of the Lone Wolf and Cub is told in the first film. The official Shogunate executioner, Ogami Itto, has been framed for disloyalty to the Shogunate by the Yagyu clan, and he is now fighting ...
A dramatic captivating tale tells of widowed Tei (Junko Fuji), she has become a coalmine operator and is determined to be successful despite mining being a predominantly male domain. Overcoming the na...
Memoir of Japanese Assassinations
In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, assassins changed the course of Japanese history.
The Cross of Vengeance
Film with Junko Miyazono.
The Biggest Gamble
When Honjo is selected as Kansai district's chairman, Iwasa of the rival gang asks Itsuki to do everything possible to have Honjo step down, which puts Itsuki between a rock and a hard place.
In Manchuria circa 1932, a Japanese mobster joins some Chinese mountain bandits.
Showdown of Men 4: Tetsu, the White Tiger
Tetsu, is a honourable and noble yakuza caught in a conflict between rival clans, and obligations each has toward their yakuza boss and brothers. A railroad line brings changing times to a community. ...
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...
Tears of Banishment
Ninkyo with Kôji Tsuruta.
Showdown of Men 3
After being bailed out of trouble by a member of the Kaijima Clan, Ryuhei dedicates himself to saving the Kajima’s lucrative lumber business.
Three closely associated gamblers have adventures in Yokohama, Hokkaido, and Macao. Gambling trio endure hardships to rescue Naojiro’s family.
The cruel and despotic Nariatsu, son of the former Shogun, killed the lord of the Oshi fief. The Oshi clan was sentenced to be dismantled after an investigation. The best samurai in the clan are willi...
Judo vs. Karate
A story of friendship between a lone wolf judo expert and a youth.
Just after the Battle of Sekigahara, a pair of children Denji and Kichizo witnessed a team of the defeated forces hide the Toyotomi treasure. When the leader cuts down the rest of the team, a bloodst...
The Flower and the Dragon
A story of manly life and the beauty of conjugal love. A story about a man and a woman establishing a family of longshoreman, centering on their love and struggle.
Lord Tokugawa Ieyasu
In turbulent 16th-century Japan, the leaders of a minor fief have their child taken from them as a political hostage. His mother and his clan endure years of tribulations until he can return.
Yagyu Chronicles 9: Assassin's Sword
The Yagyu Family have been teaching the Shinkage style of fencing for generations. Now a new fencing school has opened in Edo, claiming to be the true Shinkage style. Yagyu Jubei faces his biggest cha...
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 ...
Road In the Mist
Okinu, the beautiful daughter of a feudal lord, discovers her true identity and leaves her lavish life behind to avenge her birth father's death.
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 Thirteen Assassins
The Daimyo rapes a woman and murders her and her husband, but even when one of his own vassals commits suicide to bring attention to the crime, the matter is quickly hushed up. Because the Daimyo is t...
The Princess and the Bearded Lord
directed by someone.
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...
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 ...
A Revengeful Raid
In this tale of bravery and honor among the roving gamblers of old Japan, the heroic Jirocho, Boss of the Tokaido is called upon to help a young yakuza named Eijiro after he runs afoul of the new samu...
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...
A Young Warrior on Mount Fuji
The epic battles between the Heike and Genji (Taira and Minamoto clans) take centerstage as the defeated leader of the Genji, Minamoto Yoritomo resolves to end his clan's exile and avenge the brutal l...
There is a friendship between good samurais and Aborigines in Hokkaido.
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...
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...
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.
Brothers of Fire
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...
Happily Tied to the Road
A wandering gambler saves sisters who have no one to depend on.
Souls in the Moonlight III
Master swordsman, Tsukue Ryunosuke is confronted by the families of his victims. Will justice be served for the lost innocent lives? The conclusion of the famed Jidaigeki series is an amazing film, wi...
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...
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...
Secret of The Golden Spell
One of Japan’s most popular folklore characters, Tange Sazen, the one-eyed and one-armed swordsman, must rescue the Yagyu clan from the treachery of a master plotting to take control over a sword figh...