Kaneo Ikegami (; born May 13, 1923 in Tokyo, Tokyo) is a Japanese writer and screenwriter. Kaneo Ikegami writes the scripts of several popular films, such as Seventeen Ninjas (Jushichinin no ninja, 1963) and the 13 Assassins (1963), again filmed in 2010 by Takashi Miike. As a playwright and novelist, he publishes under the name Ikemiya Shōichirō and provides ideas for the films 47 Ronin (Shijūshichinin no shikaku, 1994) and Saigo no chūshingura (2010).
Movies & TV shows
A film set at the end of Japan's feudal era in which a group of unemployed samurai are enlisted to bring down a sadistic lord in order to prevent him from ascending to the throne and plunging the coun...
Bandits vs. Samurai Squadron
Kumokiri Nizaemon, a former samurai warrior, has abandoned his class to become the leader of a gang of thieves. He leads his outlaws in an attempt to rob the castle of his former clan.
Sword and Flower
Masuda Toshio film starring Watari Tetsuya and Mori Masayuki, about a lone-wolf type (Watari) seeking love and defending the honor of an elderly widower (Mori).
Set during the declining years of the Tokugawa shogunate, Shadow Hunters details the questionably noble exploits of three ronin who act as "Shadow Hunters". These three ronin are not your normal orner...
Shadow Hunters 2: Echo of Destiny
Daimyo enlisted the help of the Shadow Hunters to ensure the delivery of an illegal cannon in the sequel to the Manga by Takao Saito. Despite the Shadow Hunters's remarkable skill, this mission is no ...
Goro has always been a lone wolf. There is a certain uneasiness in the air when he arrives in Keihin. There was a territorial dispute between the Iriezaki family and the Kanto Touyu-kai. Goro was quic...
Showdown at Nagasaki
When Keiji Takama returns to Nagasaki, he finds many changes. The rights of the entertainment field that had been held by his family have been taken over by the Matsui Group, a new gangster setup. So ...
Outlaw: Black Dagger
There is a street war between two gangs in Japan. Goro is in action. Through a knife fight against Sueo, a high profile gangster from Busou-kai, Goro notices a familiar face approaching him from amids...
Outlaw: Goro the Assassin
Goro Fujikawa and Masahiko murdered the mob boss on a cold winter day. Goro had no regrets about the deed costing them time in prison. Goro leaves as a free man with a mission, but soon finds out that...
Song of my Life
Man of a Stormy Era
The early years of the Showa period were turbulent times for Japan. The country suffered financial crisis and famine, women worked under intolerable employment conditions, and political corruption was...
I Sell My Husband
Japanese comedy film.
Outlaw: Gangster VIP 2
Goro wants to put his past behind him. He heads to Hirosaki City to offer his sympathies, but discovers that she is dead. She was pressed for money because she was taking care of her. Goro knows how t...
Outlaw: Gangster VIP
Goro had grown up in the yakuza world. As an active member of the Mizuhara family crime syndicate, he expressed his loyalty by always putting himself in the forefront of every battle. Violence never b...
A young yakuza hitman named Goro does a job and needs to hideout away from Tokyo for a while. He hangs out with loose women and hard men and always manages to stay one step ahead of the law. In his ex...
The Great Duel
A cynical samurai is left as the sole survivor to fulfil a plot to assassinate the puppet of a villain intent on usurping the shogunate in the 17th century. A Shogunate Elder connives to rule Japan b...
As the Shogun lays dying, seventeen Iga clan ninja are sent to infiltrate the impenetrable fortress where his youngest son is preparing to storm Edo Castle and name himself Shogun by force of arms. Th...
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...
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