Akira Yoshimura

Akira Yoshimura

Known For: Art · Gender: Male

36 Movies · 2 TV shows

Also Known As: 吉村晟

Biography

Akira Yoshimura (吉村 昭, Yoshimura Akira, May 1, 1927; † July 31, 2006) was an award-winning Japanese writer. Internationally he is best known for his novels Shipwrecks and On Parole.

Movies & TV shows

2017.

1 Movie
The David S. Pumpkins Halloween Special

The David S. Pumpkins Halloween Special

2017
The special centers on David Pumpkins and his skeleton sidekicks who show a young boy and his sister the true meaning of Halloween, answering none of their questions along the way.

1998.

1 TV show
TV
AWOL: Compression Re-MIX

AWOL: Compression Re-MIX

1998
Cyress was a peaceful planet until Solomon, a mysterious terrorist group lead by Duran Gash, seizes seven PDP missiles that are capable of destroying entire planets. Jim Hyatt is chosen to be the man ...

1995.

1 TV show
TV
Wild Knights Gulkeeva

Wild Knights Gulkeeva

1995
Juusenshi Gulkeeva, known as Wild Knights Gulkeeva and Beast Warriors Gulkeeva, is an anime series that debuted in 1995. It is an animated adaptation of a manga that initially was serialized in the Sh...

1975.

1 Movie

1974.

4 Movies
The Karate 2

The Karate 2

1974
This is the second film of the ZA KARATE trilogy (AKA BRONSON LEE CHAMPION). Tadashi Yamashita reprises his role as the Karate World Champion and must faces dozens of worldwide pretenders, such as the...
Bohachi Bushido: The Villain

Bohachi Bushido: The Villain

1974
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 Rapacious Jailbreaker

The Rapacious Jailbreaker

1974
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.
Jeans Blues: No Future

Jeans Blues: No Future

1974
Hijiriko makes off from the bar she works at with money and a car that isn't hers. Meanwhile, Jiro Katagiri is up to no good with his gangster friends and ends up making off with all their ill-gotten ...

1973.

2 Movies
Bohachi Bushido: Code of the Forgotten Eight

Bohachi Bushido: Code of the Forgotten Eight

5.23
1973
The story of a ronin with a death wish who reluctantly joins the Clan of the Forgotten Eight, a nasty crew of ronin who are wrapped up in a clan war over local prostitution is told by the author. The ...
Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Deadly Fight in Hiroshima

Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Deadly Fight in Hiroshima

5.5
1973
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...

1972.

2 Movies
Kogarashi Monjiro 2: Secret of Monjiro's Birth

Kogarashi Monjiro 2: Secret of Monjiro's Birth

1972
Secrets surrounding Monjiro’s birth are revealed.
Withered Tree, the Adventures of Monjiro

Withered Tree, the Adventures of Monjiro

1972
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...

1971.

1 Movie
Red Peony Gambler: Here to Kill You

Red Peony Gambler: Here to Kill You

1971
There is a stunning Hibotan Bakuto series. After her father was killed, Oryu the Red Peony began her soul-searching journey. She met villagers whose crops and livelihoods were being destroyed by pollu...

1969.

2 Movies
Horrors of Malformed Men

Horrors of Malformed Men

1969
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...
Yakuza on Foot

Yakuza on Foot

1969
An Osaka gangster Shimamura just got married. His new bride, Mineko is also involved in drug trafficking. When she goes to China to make a deal, things get botched pretty badly. Shimamura must travel ...

1967.

2 Movies
Tears of Banishment

Tears of Banishment

1967
Ninkyo with Kôji Tsuruta.
Samurai Wolf II

Samurai Wolf II

1967
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...

1966.

3 Movies
Code Between Brothers

Code Between Brothers

1966
Saburo Kitajima is a famous enka singer who plays Katsuji, a traveling craps artist.
Samurai Wolf

Samurai Wolf

1966
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...
Showdown of Men

Showdown of Men

1966
Part one.

1965.

1 Movie

1964.

1 Movie
The Spying Sorceress

The Spying Sorceress

1964
Second part of the series where sex magic skills of female and Iga ninjas clash over enourmous treasure of the Toyotomi family, discovered in connection with the plot to overthrow the shogunate.

1963.

2 Movies
Road In the Mist

Road In the Mist

1963
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.
Duel of Blood and Sand

Duel of Blood and Sand

1963
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...

1962.

2 Movies
The Warrior from Kishu

The Warrior from Kishu

1962
A story of young Yoshimune, the future Shogun.
The Paper Crane

The Paper Crane

1962
Hantaro risked his life to save a blind girl and her father from con artists.

1961.

1 Movie
The Cave of the Vampire Bats

The Cave of the Vampire Bats

1961
A maiden is murdered by a mysterious ninja, unfortunately two young ladies witness this, good thing the bored Lord is walking by, he saved the girls but was too late to save the maiden, quickly he fin...

1960.

2 Movies
Castle of Flames

Castle of Flames

1960
Young Lord Masato returns to Japan in the 17th century to find his father dead and his mother married to his uncle, who is causing turmoil in the kingdom. Masato vows to get to the truth even though h...
Official with a Tattoo

Official with a Tattoo

1960
Kinnosuke of Toyama sets out on a private mission to clear his father’s name for a crime he did not commit.

1959.

4 Movies
Turbulent Highways

Turbulent Highways

1959
directed by an individual.
The Acrobats of Death

The Acrobats of Death

1959
Saotome, a sword master and guard of the Shogunate, pursues the mystery of a deadly aerial weapon that is responsible for the multiple deaths in town.
Lucky Adventurer Oda Nobunaga

Lucky Adventurer Oda Nobunaga

1959
Oda Nobunaga (1534–1582) was a major daimyo during the Warring State period of Japanese history. He was the second son of Oda Nobuhide, a deputy military governor with land holdings in Owari province....
The Edo Official and Apprentice

The Edo Official and Apprentice

1959
It's an extravaganza of entertainment as famous magistrate in disguise, Toyama no Kinshiro attempts to confront the elusive thief known as the "Long-Sleeve Burglar". Played to the hilt by Misora Hib...

1958.

3 Movies
Edo Girl Detective

Edo Girl Detective

1958
Oshichi, a famous girl detective, takes it upon herself to investigate the murder of a woman which occurs during an event for the festival of Asakusa Shrine. Her investigation leads her into danger as...
The Lost Public Funds

The Lost Public Funds

1958
Four thousand gold coins were stolen from the vault of Nijo Castle in Kyoto, which were collected as a tax to the shogun. The guard of Nijo castle Asaka Keinosuke, disguised as a komuso monk, proceeds...

1956.

1 Movie
Mysteries of Edo

Mysteries of Edo

1956
A princess in disguise, Oshichi launches an investigation to reveal the truth about the disappearance of young women in Edo.

1955.

1 Movie
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