Movies & TV shows
Code of Wolves
In gangster-infested 1920s Yokohama, gambler Ishiguro gets in with the local gang -- but his view of life changes after the Great Kanto Earthquake.
The Maizuru Showdown between The Yakuza Brothers
A man and his half-brother are in the middle of negotiations when all hell breaks loose.
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...
Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Final Episode
While Hirono is in prison, his rival turns his own crime organization into a political party, which stirs up new tensions in their thirst for power.
Battles Without Honor and Humanity
Shozo Hirono and his friends are in a war with the yakuza in the black markets of postwar Japan.
Dangerous Trade in Kobe
Using a lesser mobster as bait a government agent infiltrates a narcotics-smuggling gang to try to capture the boss. But his survival has a price.
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...
A Scarred Life 2: Blood Will Tell
A crooked leader in the military and some capitalists are manipulating the president of the territorial yakuza organization. The plan is to get multiple family of the organized crime groups based in O...
Trials of an Okinawa Village
A female of a trucking company had run-ins with bad guys. Her hometown is threatened by usurers. She needs her people to help.
A Wad of Notes
A lone gambler tries to keep a yakuza family from taking over a festival in Kitakyushu. After away from his hometown for 13 years, Ryuji comes back and saves the town that is becoming run-down from ya...
House of Gamblers
Ken Takakura stars as Ryoji one of the Aramasa family's loyal lieutenants whao takes the burden of his family being insulted by the Tanuma's family goons, by retaliating on his own. After injuring the...
Memoir of Japanese Assassinations
In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, assassins changed the course of Japanese history.
Shameless: Abnormal and Abusive Love
A woman is being raped.
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...
The Flower and the Dragon
A story of manly life and the beauty of conjugal love. A story about a man and a woman establishing a family of longshoreman, centering on their love and struggle.
Cold Rice, Osan, Chan
Three stories are about independence, a man searching for his wife, and a poor craftsman trying to make money.
The Kingdom of Jirocho 4
The Jirocho gang is continuing their adventures.
Miyamoto Musashi: The Duel at Ichijo Temple
At the oddest and most coincidental moments, Musashi's potentially greatest opponent, Kojiro, jumps in and out of the story. Otsu succumbed to madness. Musashi is going to beat the functionaries of th...
The Kingdom of Jirocho 3
Jirocho and his underlings are the third part of the story.
The Mysterious Cape
Ryujin Misaki, located at the edge of the Genkai Sea, is known as an isolation ward for leprosy patients. When Saotome, a sword master and guard of the Shogun, hears news of a doctor gone missing, he ...
A Revengeful Raid
In this tale of bravery and honor among the roving gamblers of old Japan, the heroic Jirocho, Boss of the Tokaido is called upon to help a young yakuza named Eijiro after he runs afoul of the new samu...
Miyamoto Musashi: Showdown at Hannyazaka Heights
The remake of Yoshikawa's novel continues with the second installment in which Takezo, soon to be Miyamoto Musashi, emerges from the Himeji Castle after three years of intense contemplation and philos...
A Young Warrior on Mount Fuji
The epic battles between the Heike and Genji (Taira and Minamoto clans) take centerstage as the defeated leader of the Genji, Minamoto Yoritomo resolves to end his clan's exile and avenge the brutal l...
Musashi used to be known as Takezo before he became the man of legend. His beginning is not very good. He is on the losing side of the historic battle at Sekigahara after siding with the Toyotomi. Mat...
Case of Umon: The Nanbanzame Murders
The serial killing of a samurai each night by strangulation at various temples confounds investigators and brings a chill to the residents of Edo. With the capital on edge, master crimefighter Kondo U...
Law in Ghost Island
Upon his arrival to Dragon Island, ronin Yagi Hanzo, is propositioned by various shady individuals representing rival gangs to lend his services to them. Branded an enemy for his refusal to become inv...
The Master Spearman
This subversive period film features a hotheaded young samurai, Kurodo, who threatens to commit harakiri in response to the humiliation meted out to his family by the Shogun. The film critiques the in...
Hero of the Red Light District
A successful textile industrialist from the provinces, who is beloved by his employees for his kindness, cannot find a wife because of a birthmark on his face. Even the courtesans in Yoshiwara refuse ...
Scarier than the Devil
A stage director who directs a “Mori no Ishimatsu” play time travels and becomes “Mori no Ishimatsu” himself.
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...
The Forbidden Castle
The author who created classics like "Destiny's Son" and "Son of the Black Mass" was Shibata Renzaburo. There is a story about the betrayal of his brother by Ino Morimasa, which led to the defeat of t...
Chikamatsu's Love in Osaka
The adopted son of an Osaka courier falls in love with a prostitute and, discovering that she is about to be purchased by a client, steals money from his employer to redeem her. Hunted criminals, the ...
Souls in the Moonlight II
This is the second installment of the trilogy based on Japan’s greatest novel “The Great Bodhisattva Pass”, following the life and times of bloodthirsty samurai, Tsukue Ryunosuke. Blinded in an explos...
The Sword Knows
In the midst of the warring age, a young samurai Kyonosuke defies his former lord Hojo Ujikatsu in order to avenge his parents’ deaths.
The Seven Vows, Part 2
The adventures of Goro and his fellow samurai continue in its second installment. While being held captive by the enemy pirate Ongo, Goro discovers the whereabouts of the missing seventh cross. Will h...
In the mist of the warring age (Sengoku Era), the Kyushu based Hayato Clan is faced with a monumental battle to determine their survival.
Souls in the Moonlight
First part of the famous Dai-bosatsu toge trilogy, based on Kaizan Nakazato’s unfinished long series of novels (41 books, written from 1913 to 1941). Set in the last period of the Tokugawa Shogunate, ...
The Seven Vows, Part 3
The adventures of Goro and his fellow samurai concludes. After their turbulent journey, the seven crosses are finally united to reveal the secret of the royal treasure.
The Mansion of Intrigue
A swordsman must foil a minister's sinister plan to assassinate the shogun.
This most celebrated all-star movie version of the popular series features Tsukigata Ryunosuke as Mito Komon, the sage who wanders the countryside rectifying government corruption along with his faith...
Rebellion from Below
Tomu Uchida's masterpiece is about class struggle in the end of the Samurai era. At the end of the age of Samurai, the legend of William Tell was changed.
The Seven Vows
Toruhan, a king’s retainer, embarks on a journey to find a royal treasure that can only be revealed though secret codes hidden in seven crosses carried by his fellow samurai.
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...
The Swordsman and the Actress
A fellow member of the company named Hanjiro tells Koharu, an actress in a traveling theatrical troupe, about a keepsake folding fan that his lost love Lady Okyo gave him years ago. It turns out this ...
An early fantasy film starring Tomisaburô Wakayama.
Bloody Spear at Mount Fuji
The movie was made during the Edo period. It follows a samurai, his two servants, and various people they meet on their journey, including a policeman in pursuit of a thief, a young child, and a woman...
After the Onin War ended in 1477, Kyoto was left in ashes and the nation was in complete disorder. Bands of roving samurai called the "nobushi" terrorized the country under the leadership of Akagaki G...