Movies & TV shows
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...
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A man who transforms into a superhero is the subject of a Japanese anthology series.
Farewell, My Beloved
During the early days of the war, a young student falls in love with the widow of a naval officer. She is living with the memories of her husband and her younger sister is fond of the student. One day...
Japan's Longest Day
Following the detonation of the atomic bombs on Nagasaki and Hiroshima, the Japanese military and the government clashed over the demand for surrender from the Allies. The military officers who propos...
Showdown of Men 2
Code Between Brothers 6
Sixth part of the series.
No Greater Love
The Pacific War took place in 1943. One of the wealthiest people in the San'in region is Sobei Sonoda. As far as the eye can see, his land spread for miles. People respected him. The richest must thin...
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.
Here Because of You
An uplifting drama about the bond between a group of high school seniors and their teacher. Yabuki. Students look to Mr when faced with growing up in modern times. Advice and guidance can be given to ...
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.
Yagyu Military Art: Jubei's Redemption
In the fifth installment, Yagyu Jubei must prove the innocence of his family who is suspected of conspiring to take Shogun's life.
The Yagyu Military Art: The One-Eyed Ninja
The famed ninja Yagyu Jubei fights to suppress a coup d’etat plotted against Tokugawa Shogunate.
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 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...
Bushido: The Cruel Code of the Samurai
Generations of his ancestors sacrificed themselves for the sake of their cruel lords, as he recounts his gruesome family history after his fiancée attempted suicide. The samurai, the military nobility...
A Legend, or Was It?
A Tokyo family escaping the war relocates to a Hokkaido village and their daughter is set to marry the local leader's son, but her siblings disapprove.
The Princess and the Bearded Lord
directed by someone.
Sazen Tange: Heavenly Clouds, Earthly Dragon
The movie depicts a Tange Sazen story. A Tange is trying to recover a masterpiece sword for his lord when he loses one of his eyes and arms. He becomes a man of hatred because his efforts are not appr...
Revenge for His Lover
Kamio a mistreated samurai clerk of Edo Castle and ronin (“Sir Quarrel”) Ibara, take up a vendetta against 17 wicked castle men.
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...
The Mad Fox
A court fortune-teller loses his mind after a conspiracy leads to the death of his lover. Hope appears to be on the horizon after he becomes romantically involved with his dead lover’s twin sister, bu...
The Man Who Challenged 8,000,000-Koku
A story of an orphan boy who wanted the love of parents so badly, another orphan sincerely pitied him to the point he gives his secret birthright as an illegitimate son to a Shogun as a "gift of hope"...
A young son of a master of the Kuwana clan gets disowned for his rebellious behavior. After he goes from the mountains to the ocean defeating the evil, he becomes a fine man.
There is a friendship between good samurais and Aborigines in Hokkaido.
Travels of Gonkuro
Sugimoto Gonkuro is travelling along from Tosa to Edo. On his journey he will meet both good and bad people.
The Orphan Brother
After their father quarrels with local military men, Anju and Zushio are forced to flee, but they are captured and sold into slavery. When their mother dies, they are sold to Sansho the Bailiff, a cru...
Young lord Saburo Nobuyasu struggles to find comfort in life. His arranged marriage to Tokuhime, daughter of one-time family enemy Oda Nobunaga, provides little happiness. His manipulative mother adds...
1716, Yoshimune becomes the 8th Shogun as high Shogunate officials are attacked. While the government tries to keep these incidents under wraps, they must take any means possible to get to the bottom ...
The Tale of Oiwa's Ghost
Yotsuya Kaidan, the story of Oiwa and Tamiya Iemon, is a tale of betrayal, murder and ghostly revenge. Arguably the most famous Japanese ghost story of all time, it has been adapted for film over 30 t...
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.
Devotion to Railway
A human drama of crew and passengers on a special express train named “Sakura” from Tokyo to Nagasaki...
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...
Castle of Flames
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
Kinnosuke of Toyama sets out on a private mission to clear his father’s name for a crime he did not commit.
Case of a Young Lord 8
A family is brutally murdered in their own home and the official government's sake dealer is framed as a rebel by a corrupt member of the Shogun's Council of Elders. Young Lord decides to take on the ...
Cases of Hanshichi
Detective Hanshichi solves 3 mysterious murder cases.
Takamaru and Kikumaru
One day Hakuraku-Ou is killed by "Death's-Head" Ginnosuke, a villain skilled in the art of sorcery, and his two sons are living with him. The location of a huge ancestral fortune would be revealed by ...
The Edo Official and Apprentice
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...
Prince of Space
When an alien force tries to invade Earth to steal a powerful new rocket fuel, a mysterious hero intervenes.
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 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...
The Medicine Case
Ooka-Echizen is accused of a crime over a pillbox.
Echo in the Mountains
A man is brutally murdered and his famed shamisen (a three-stringed musical instrument) called the "Yamabiko" stolen. Prince Kogenta swears to avenge his father-in-law's death and retrieve the family ...
Sister with Sister
She finds new life and love interests when she starts working as an office worker.
Ghost-Cat of Karakuri Tenjo
Based on the kabuki "Hana Saga Neko Mata Zoushi" (1853).
A Martial Crowd
As a result of a superstitious belief that twins bring bad luck to the family, newborn twin princesses are separated. Yukihime, who was sent away to be raised by a yakuza family in Edo, returns home a...
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...
Points and Lines
The story centers around a group of detectives who are determined to find the truth behind an apparent double suicide.
Ghost in the Well
Harima Aoyama was a young hatamoto. He had an affair with his housemaid. She wouldn't suffer for it. He broke down her resistance because they are not intermarry classes. The young hatamoto is not abl...
Five Paths to Revenge
The son of a count who was assassinated by his subordinates in a conspiracy during the Pacific War became obsessed with taking revenge on his enemies.
A young woman can't forget her first love.
The Seven Faces of Bannai Tarao, Private Eye
Detective Tarao goes undercover to battle an evil gun smuggling business.
Akô rôshi - Ten no maki; Chi no maki
Chronichles the story of the Forty-seven Ronin.
During a time of war, Lord Ogata is betrayed by two of his closest vassals and killed by his enemy, Sarashina Danjo. Ten years later, Lord Ogata's only living heir, now a skilled ninja, uses sorcery t...
A botanist woos the secretary of an industrialist whose company threatens the local water supply.
The Boy Detectives Club – The Devil with Twenty Faces
There are two films in the Boy Detectives Club series.
The Boy Detectives Club – Doctor Phantom
The first film in the series.
Horror film directed by Eiichi Koishi.