Movies & TV shows
Sympathy for the Underdog
A big gang from Tokyo drives a yakuza gang out of Yokohama. They move to Okinawa to start over.
The Armed Organization
Violent Gang Re-Arms is a rousing tale of friction in yakuza and labor interactions with Koji Tsurata as a yakuza supervising a dockworker's union. He finds himself between a rock and a hard place, at...
Contemporary Tales of Chivalry: Forbidden Love
There is a story about a lone wolf.
Okatsu is the daughter of a swordsman. She is a master with a sword and her talents overshadow that of her brother and real child of the man who adopted her. It can cause trouble for the family if her...
Red Peony Gambler: Flower Cards Game
The happiness and sadness of Red Peony Oryu's life is depicted in the third chapter of the Red Peony Gambler saga. This story takes place in the middle of the Meiji era. Oryu wants to regain her famil...
Love and Crime
A series of short stories about bizarre crimes committed by females in the Meiji, Taisho, and Showa Eras. Discover 4 famous Japanese murderers: Takahashi Oden, the last woman beheaded in Japan, Sada ...
Brutal Tales of Chivalry 5: Man With The Karajishi Tattoo
The fifth in a powerful series looks at honor, brutality and duty. Hidejuro killed the boss of a rival family. He is taken in by a company of quarry workers, whose boss has a strict code of non-violen...
Japan's Violent Gangs: The Boss and the Killers
An honorable yakuza syndicate deeply rooted in Kyoto fights for survival when a new breed of gangsters threaten their very existence.
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.
Horrors of Malformed Men
Hirosuke, a medical student with no recollection of his past, is trapped in an asylum, despite being perfectly sane. After escaping from the loony bin, and being framed for the murder of a circus girl...
There was a story of lynching during the Edo, Taisho, and Showa periods.
Okatsu the Fugitive
Okatsu the Fugitive is the third film in the Ohyaku/Okatsu series. A boy is holding a sword. Her father is getting married and she doesn't seem upset. A group of farmers are being slaughtered. They to...
Red Peony Gambler: Biographies of a Gambling Room
Junko Fuji reprises his role as Oryu the Red Peony, a wandering female yakuza on a soul- searching journey after the death of her father. After collecting her sickly follower from jail, she was taken ...
Orgies of Edo
Three stories of moral sickness set during Japan’s prosperous Genroku era are told in this bloody follow-up to the sexploitation classic Shogun’s Joy of Torture, the politically incorrect moral lesson...
Sixth entry in the Bakuchi-uchi series.
Kazuo, a Japanese army intelligence agent, reveals a foreign intelligence network in Japan and then sent to Borneo Island with a special mission.
At the request of a friend named Oba, a criminal named Sagara was arrested and spent eight years in prison. He wants to find out who did it.
New Prison Walls of Abashiri
Suehiro Katsuji fought gangs and Chinese merchants during the post-war period.
Snake Woman's Curse
An old man dies of heartbreak when a cruel landlord is about to repossess his land. The old man haunts the landlord from the grave. Since the man died in debt, his wife and daughter are indentured ser...
The Rickshaw Man’s Son
A roughneck named Komakichi came back from a three-year training course to become a chef, hoping to be with the daughter of a Japanese restaurant's owner. Komakichi doesn't want to become a rickshaw m...
A Story from Abashiri Prison—Duel in Snow Storm
The son avenges his father's death.
A war breaks out on the streets between rivalry Yakuza clans.
Game of Chance 3
Bungo, fulfilling his duty as a yakuza, kills a man from a rival gang. Since then, he has escaped the clan's vengeance by staying on the road with his son Kenichi. Tired of running, the two settle in ...
North Sea Chivalry
Inosuke, a former gangster, and his friends struggle to make a living as simple fishermen in this tale of chivalry and friendship among yakuza in the northern regions.
Game of Chance 2
Bungo is released from prison to find his son Kenichi in the care of strangers. Teruko, the woman originally looking after the boy, was forced to leave town and sell herself into prostitution. Bungo a...
Contemporary Tales of Chivalry 4
His business was sabotaged by the rival clan of Shujiro.
Three men vs. gangsters in a fight involving smuggled gold.
Gambler's World 2
Thriller about a gangster and an outlaw who become friends despite their different outlooks.
Greatest Boss of the Showa Era
It appears to be one of the very rare appearances of master thespian It in a yakuza role.
A Circus Girl
Japanese drama film.
Showdown of Men
Takida is the leader of the Yamazaki family. When he battles violent elements in southern Japan, there is no tomorrow.
Contemporary Tales of Chivalry: The Lone Wolf
The families of the yakiuza are at odds.
North Sea Dragon
After a stint with the yakuza, the son of a prominent member of the fishing community returns home to find his father dead under the orders of a local gang leader. He kept his plans to avenge his fath...
Thirst for Love
Natsuko, a Tokyo bar proprietress, and Yuki, a Kyoto Ryokan owner, vie for the affections of an advertising professional.
Tale of Japanese Burglars
Gisuke Hayashida is an illegal dentist during the day and a thief at night. He witnessed a train derail one night. He knows it wasn't communists who caused the incident. He must confess his crime to s...
A Fugitive from the Past
Three people are in a robbery and one of them shoots the other two. The corpses wash up near a policeman's attention.
Brutal Tales of Chivalry
There was a pile of rubble after World War II. The Kamizu Group kept black-market and illegal items out of their open-air market. In order to become the most powerful group in the Enko area, Iwasa and...
After losing all his money, Kizuka Keita, a seller on the black market, is trying to commit suicide. But he is saved by Morigen, a broker on the azuki beans market. A young man tries to regain his wea...
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 ...
About two girls severe way of living.
In order to avenge the man who trapped him into a complicated drug deal, assassin Nanjo went on a solitary mission.
Wolves, Pigs & Men
Sabu and his pals hold a pauper's funeral for Sabu's mother. His brother Jiro arrives home, fresh out of jail, and Sabu pointedly states that Jiro is not invited. Jiro meanwhile is planning a big job ...
Life of Hishakaku
After eloping with Otoyo, Hishakaku took refuge in the Kogane family's turf. When he was indebted to Boss Kogane, Hishakakus swore to protect them. Hishakaku's life came to a halt when the Kogane fami...
League of Gangsters
A yakuza man is released from prison after serving a long sentence. He immediately sets about creating a new gang and attempts to pull off a huge ransom score.
directed by an individual.
G-Men in the Pacific
G-men challenge a jewelry smuggling ring. The chase starts in Kyushu and continues to Kobe to Yokohama.
A touching drama about a love triangle between a young architect, Koroku, and two women, Ranko and Teruko. Ranko comes from a wealthy family and is offering to repay Koroku’s family debts in exchange ...
Journalist Kuroki is looking into arms sales in Southeast Asia. The point man in an arms trade was involved in the cover-up of a murder on an American base during the Allied Occupation. The film offer...
Gang vs. Gang
The hero left prison after serving time for taking the blame for a fellow gang member's crime. The former gang boss seems to have gone to seed, with people now killing each other and dealing in drugs....
Love at the Fogged Harbor
A bittersweet love story between yakuza Hiroshi and a married woman Reiko.
Hibari the Traveling Performer
Kimie, a traveling guitarist, performs at various inns at help out her sickly mother. One night while out with her mother, Otoshi, Kimie unexpectedly sees her father, who had abandoned the family 20 y...
A story about the lives of four sisters and their mother who must come to terms with each of their decisions in life.
Tales of President Mito
Mr. Mito, a former president of an instant food company, with two young men's help, solved the quality problems and won a big ramen contract with a large Chinese company.
Man with a Funky Hat: The 20,000,000 Yen Arm
Chiba plays Tenka Ichirou, a student and son of a private detective who, if the sequelonic nature of this film is to be believed, keeps getting into wacky adventures. And I do mean 'wacky'. Herein you...
Feisty Edo Girl Nakanori-san
The daughter is trying to protect her business.
Invasion of the Neptune Men
Clumsy invaders from Neptune are stopped by hero Space Chief and a group of Japanese kids.
Devil's Nursery Rhyme
The novel was adapted by Toei.
Devotion to Railway
A human drama of crew and passengers on a special express train named “Sakura” from Tokyo to Nagasaki...
The Sand City in Manchuria
When the plague threatens a small town in Manchuria, a young doctor finds himself struggling to save the lives of his townspeople.
Deep River Melody
A poignant story about a young couple, Setsu and Chozo, who are torn apart to save Setsu's father's restaurant.
The Prickly Mouthed Geisha Part 2
A young geisha wants to bring her grandmother's restaurant business back to life.
Moonlight Mask – The Last Death of the Devil
The sixth and last Moonlight Mask film in the original series produced by Toei in the 1950s.
The Prickly Mouthed Geisha
Kenichi, an apprenticeship carpenter to her father Masagoro, is in love with Koharu, a young geisha. Their love life came to a halt after an argument between their fathers. Can their love survive desp...
Seven Color Mask: King Rose: Devil's Rose
The first Nanairo Kamen movie.
Prince of Space
When an alien force tries to invade Earth to steal a powerful new rocket fuel, a mysterious hero intervenes.
Moonlight Mask – Duel to the Death in Dangerous Waters
Second Moonlight Mask theatrical film.
First Moonlight Mask theatrical film.
With Songs in My Heart
Sayuri, a young woman who was born on a farm, moved to Tokyo to pursue her dream of becoming a singer.
Sister with Sister
She finds new life and love interests when she starts working as an office worker.
The Deep Blue Sea
To fulfill a friend's dying wish, a young sailor takes on the task of delivering an heirloom to his friend's daughter, Harumi, who has been adopted by another family. Harumi and her family are targets...
The Eleventh Hour
A 1955 television feature on Japan's national network, NHK, is the basis for one of Uchida's rare films. A socially conscious drama with a contemporary backdrop, Dotanba focuses on the attempts to res...