Movies & TV shows
Neo Chinpira: Zoom Goes the Bullet
Junko (Sho Aikawa) is a low-level yakuza in the service of Yoshikawa (Toru Minegishi), despite the misgivings of his uncle (Jo Shishido). He lives off of the money earned by his girlfriend and is more...
A Taxing Woman
Ryoko Itakura is a government tax agent who has just landed a big promotion. Her first assignment is to catch wheeler-dealer Hideki Gondo. She has a tough job, since in Japan tax evasion is an art and...
Blue Rain Osaka
From director Masaru Konuma comes this tale of sorrow and nostalgia mixed with pop songs and feminine strength.
Legend of the Eight Samurai
The evil Hikita clan rises from the dead to fulfill a curse on the Satomi clan by restoring the face of their warlord by using the skin of Princess Shizu. In the process of trying to capture her, the ...
Flames of Blood
The main character in the story is a gambler named Buntawara. He was taken care of by a blind woman. The Tomisaburo Wakayama character protects them. Happy time only lasts a short time. The Shinsengum...
Uniform Girls: The Fruit Is Ripe
Three high school student girls are on their spring break. They are expecting to get some sex of course. One becomes an adult magazine model. The second one nets a boyfriend. The third one is a little...
An Ocean to Cross
Set in Japan's Tenpyou era (729-749 CE), four young monks are sent to China to study Buddhism and bring a high priest back to Japan with them. The film tells the tale of the four monks' youth and the ...
The Okinawa War of Ten Years
After World War II, when Okinawa was under control of the United States, the local yakuza prospered. But when Okinawa is returned to Japan, the mainland yakuza tries to take over; the local yakuza tri...
Puppets Under Starry Skies
A young Japanese man finds himself in the company of a strange, effeminate gay man and a girl with a seedy sexual history and who even now is pregnant again. They share a predisposition for drug use a...
The Story of a Geisha
In the year 1873, a Japanese woman is sold as a mistress to an American diplomat stationed in Japan.
The General and His Empire of Joy
Zenjiro (Masaru Shiga) is a lowlife criminal, roaming the country with his merry band of crooks, gamblers and rapists. When he gets done with his latest escapade of banging a samurai's wife, he finds ...
Edogawa Rampo's Beast in the Shadows
Multiple murders, red herrings and sadomasochistic sex are the order of the day in this ground-breaking mystery from Edogawa Rampo, Japan's foremost writer of suspense novels. A chance meeting of a no...
Nuns That Bite
A woman on the run is raped, rescued, then raped again. Escaping, she heads for the hills and finds safe haven at a convent. After becoming a postulant (trainee nun), she catches her fellow sisters en...
Decapitation of an Evil Woman
Crimes and misadventures of a girl named Oden. Loosely based on actual story of Takahashi Oden.
The Racketeer Ishimatsu
Action-comedy film featuring the adventures of an itinerant merchant (Hiroki Matsukata) that becomes an unlikely hero.
Violent Panic: The Big Crash
Two bank robbers specialize in "smash and grab" style heists. The thieves dream of escaping Japan and going to Brazil...
Female Ninjas - In Bed with the Enemy
Female ninjas nudity and sword-weilding action directed by Takayuki Miyagawa is bawdy and thrilling! The female ninjas are sent undercover (sometimes under bed covers) to investigate the disappearance...
New Battles Without Honor and Humanity 3: Last Days of the Boss
The eighth sequel of the series is called "Fukasaku and Bunta" and focuses on the men of a lesser organization that are constantly bullied by the upper organization and "bleed in vain" in gang wars.
Oxen Split Torturing
During the Shogun era, there were two short stories written in Edo. Iori falls in love with a young Christian girl during a time of persecution of Christians. When she and her family are captured duri...
Graveyard of Honor
A look at the life of renegade yakuza, Rikio Ishikawa, particularly the years from 1946 to 1950 when his violent antics get him in trouble with his own clan, Kawada, and then with the clan of his prot...
Cops vs. Thugs
When a lucrative waterfront development becomes available, the Kawade gang quickly use their political connections to secure the land. A crooked detective has been recruited by the acting boss of the ...
Hiroshi, a small-time racketeer, makes a name for himself extorting vulnerable companies and their directors for financial gain.
Story of a Nymphomaniac
The older of the two sisters has a relationship with a kimono trader. She tries to use sex to get to a better social position than her more conservative sister. She needs to leave the Buddhist monaste...
New Battles Without Honor and Humanity 2: Head of the Boss
The seventh in the shocking "Jingi Naki Tatakai" movie series, which exposes the true lives of the yakuza that is hidden by a mask of "jingi" The Owada and the Kyoei groups are fighting for territory ...
The Decisive Power of Aikido
It is about the life of Ueshiba. We can see how he developed aikido. He has learned martial arts and developed aikido.
The Tattooed Hitman
There is a contract for the life of the most dangerous hired gun in Tokyo. Can the hitman fight off the mob as he searches for the man who wants him dead?
The Karate Man and the Spy
In the beginning of the World War I in 1914, Japan is being invaded spies from Russia and Germany. To eliminate the spies the army hires Sakuragi, a famous Karate and Kempo master.
The Rapacious Jailbreaker
Convicted of murder, Masayuki Ueda is sent to Hiroshima Prison along with his accomplice. But for a man like him, breaking out of prison is easy.
The Street Fighter
Terry is a master of martial arts. Terry was hired to steal the daughter of a business magnate. He immediately offered to protect her when they tried to kill him. There will be a lot of fighting. Terr...
Bohachi Bushido: The Villain
The flesh trade in Japan is controlled by a vile and corrupt organization. They use a nihilistic ronin when they are threatened. You will get blood and limbs if you stand against Saburai.
The Street Fighter's Last Revenge
Terry Sugury was hired to recover one of the tapes that contained a formula for making heroin for a price of 200 dollars a pound. He gets crossed twice. He wants the tape to come back to him.
New Battles Without Honor and Humanity 1
The power struggle is the sixth chapter. The sixth movie in the series was created by Kinji Fukasaku and Buntawara, along with new ideas and a strong touch of realism. It can be called a Japanese secr...
Japan's Top Gangster
A boy born in a poor village in Tokushima spends his days idly until a chance meeting sets him on the road to becoming boss of Japan's largest gang.
Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Proxy War
Shozo Hirono was able to create his own family. Noboru Uchimoto is an underboss.
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...
The Hard Core Criminal
In the 20th century, the Japanese government exploits prisoners as expendable slave laborers in a coal mine, which results in conflict between the prisoners and the warden to escalate.
Bank robbers steal 30 million yen and try to elude the cops and escape with the cash. Of the three, only one manages to avoid capture. Yoko, a female accomplice, is tossed in a women's prison where sh...
Terrifying Girls' High School: Animal Courage
Reiko Ike is once again cast as a tough schoolgirl who has to band together with her enemies to upset the reign of their private Catholic high school administration where institutionalized sexual abus...
Girl Boss Revenge: Sukeban
The Kanto Gypsies, a tough girl gang, hide out from the law in the middle of a disputed gang territory, where they end up getting kidnapped by sinister mobsters. After breaking free, the girls set the...
The young would-be swordsman sets out to achieve greatness in war, achieving nothing because fighting on the losing side, and then begins his long period of wandering and training, with the goal alway...
Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Deadly Fight in Hiroshima
Repeatedly beaten to a pulp by gamblers, cops, and gangsters, lone wolf Shoji Yamanaka finally finds a home as a Muraoka family hitman and falls in love with boss Muraoka's niece. Shozo Hirono and the...
Kogarashi Monjiro 2: Secret of Monjiro's Birth
Secrets surrounding Monjiro’s birth are revealed.
The Brawling Angel
Ninkyo with Hideki Takahashi.
Modern Lady Gambler
Fujiko wanders aimlessly through the country, seeking vengence on the man she onced loved, who betrayed her, and destroying her family and her life. When she discovers that man had already died, she l...
Bounty Hunter 3: Eight Men to Kill
The exploits of bounty hunter Shikoro Ichibei are the subject of this third movie. The government of Japan is at risk of being bankrupted by the theft of almost half a ton of gold from the shogunate's...
Lullaby for a Tough Guy
A ruffian joins the ranks of the emperor’s guards.
When the successor to Soke was selected, there was a conflict between the Kitakyushu and Wakamatsu.
Red Peony Gambler: Execution of Duty
There is a final chapter in the Hibotan Bakuto series. Oryu the Red Peony visited an old dying Boss of an ally family and promised her that she would help guide the new Boss. There is a turf war break...
The Evil Partnership
A high-ranking yakuza rises to national notoriety.
New Prison Walls of Abashiri: Stormy Cape
Katsuji was in prison and was involved in horse gambling.
Okoma, the Orphan Gambler
Taking place in Shinshu in the 1920s, Tsumakoi Okoma, while traveling to hone her gambling skills, teams up with the vagabond Tsukuba Tsuneji and comes into conflict with gamblers plotting to take ove...
A Scarred Life 2: Blood Will Tell
President of the territorial yakuza organization is being manipulated by a crooked leader in the military and some capitalists Ishikiri. The plan is to get multiple family of the organized crime group...
Red Peony Gambler: Here to Kill You
The seventh chapter of the stunning Hibotan Bakuto series. Many years have passed since Oryu the Red Peony began her soul-searching journey after her father was killed. In her travels, she meets villa...
Patience Has An End
A young coal miner leaves Kyushu in search of a better job in Tokyo and ends up in the life of a yakuza.
Gamblers: The Drifter
Gamblers: The Drifter
The Silk Hat Boss 2
The Silk Hat Boss becomes involved in a car imports business during his trip to Atami.
Red Peony Gambler: Oryu's Return
Oryu searches for blind child she left behind and get involved in a Yakuza turf war that takes place in the Tokyo Theater.
A gang is scheming to steal a lucrative coal business from struggling miners during the turbulent Meiji Era. The movie has a stellar cast, thrilling story and Takakura Ken's violent swordplay.
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...
Team of Ruffians
Prisoners with special skills from all over Japan are sent to the battlefront on a mission.
The Cross of Vengeance
Film with Junko Miyazono.
A yakuza member embarks on a trail of revenge for his murdered boss. Senzo, the successor of the Mita Family, searches for the man bearing a tattoo of a dragon who is said to be responsible for the de...
Memoir of Japanese Assassinations
In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, assassins changed the course of Japanese history.
Ichibei was assigned by Shogun Tokugawa to prevent the sale of a Dutch ships-load of rifles to the Shogun Satsuma. He met a female spy and a female warrior while on his mission, as well as a Ronin who...
Code Between Brothers 5
Saburo Kitajima, one of Japan’s most famous Enka singers, returns in the fifth of the Kyodai Jingi series. During the early 20th century, Ryuji from Asakusa, a wandering yakuza, joins the Narumi Famil...
In Manchuria circa 1932, a Japanese mobster joins some Chinese mountain bandits.
The early years of the Showa era were set in a historical film.
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. ...
Wicked Priest 2: Ballad of Murder
The second film in the Wicked Priest series is a masterpiece of sword swinging fury as Shinkai is asked by a man on the run to bring his young son to live with his grandfather, the master of ju-jitsu ...
Historical action film about the struggle for gold of two feudal clans in the Edo period.
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 lord of the Oshi fief is killed by his trespassing neighbour, the cruel and despotic Nariatsu, son of the former Shogun. After an investigation, the Oshi clan is blamed for what happened and sente...
Samurai Wolf II
A group of prisoners are being transported to their executions and one of them looks like his dead father. There are crooked gold miners, a beautiful girl who is crazy and a dojo master who is obsesse...
The Domain: Kanda Festival Showdown
The Domain: Kanda Festival Showdown
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...
Hanjiro, a one eyed vagrant arrives in Okinoshima to save the town from a violent Yakuza group with the help of six handicapped guys.
This is the story of a vagrant samurai – the solitary, savage and scrupulous Kiba – who arrives at a village to defend a beautiful, blind woman against a sinister plot. Her assailants then send agains...
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 ...
The Domain: The Naniwa Story
Second film of Makino's Nihon Kyokakuden series set in Osaka's harbor. The series also known as "The Domain" Each a stand alone film in it's own, none are connected other than starring the famous Ken ...
A fight over a territory affects the lives of three men!
The Ninja Hunt
The Shogunate has a plan to abolish the Gamo Clan and four ninja are hired to fight against it.
Fighting Tatsu, the Rickshaw Man
Richshaw man Tatsu has wandered to Osaka from Tokyo. He has quarrels with Kimiyakko, a geisha, and throws her into the river. But later, he falls in love with her. Yasaburo, the oyabun of the Nishikaw...
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...
Cruel Story of the Shogunate's Downfall
A headstrong young man seeks to join the Shinsengumi, but while his determination impresses his superiors, questions begin to arise as to his true identity and intentions.
Duel of Blood and Sand
Frustrated with the bad behavior of his lord, Inaba Yajuro (Otomo) declares that he is leaving the clan and sets off on a journey that leads him into a small town besieged by a violent group of brig...
Sasuke and His Comedians
Osaka in the early 1600s, aftermath of the historical Battle of Sekigahara; a group of orphan children are wandering through the battlefield scavenging for armour when they encounter a young boy named...
The story of five easygoing Yakuza who come together to save the live of a young innocent girl, Oichi, from an evil vassal.
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
A sadistic Daimyo (feudal lord) rapes a woman and murders both 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 u...
A group of men living a low life in Edo help each other to make the best out of their lives.
As Japan’s Tokugawa shogunate nears the end of its rule, Edo North Magistrate Toyama no Kinsan is called upon to judge the most difficult case of his career. In a masterfully woven tale, he has to fac...
There is a friendship between good samurais and Aborigines in Hokkaido.
Bride of White Castle
A young girl, Okimi, falls in love with a handsome thief, Kiritaro.
In this first episode, we are introduced to Takezo, what Musashi used to be before he became the man of legend. His beginning are not exactly auspicious. He sides with the Toyotomi at Sekigahara, and ...
There are fights, love, and laughter, in which the sorrows and joys of the guiltless world are colored by the guiltless travel crow, Wakizashi Hitoshi.
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.
Castle of Flames
In 17th century Japan, Young Lord Masato returns after years abroad to find everything changed: his peace-loving father has died in what he soon finds to be mysterious circumstances, and his mother's ...
Shingo's Original Challenge, Part 1 and 2
These are the first two parts of the popular series in which a young samurai learns that he is the illegitimate son of the Shogun. Hoping to reunite with his birth father, Shogun Yoshimune, he heads f...