enslaves poor girls to work in a silk factory. Spiteful of injustice, she sets out to confront the Kasamatsu gang and ease the suffering of the people.

“Honoo no Shiro (Throne of Flame),” 1960 jidaigeki, 1 hour and 39 minutes.

Directed by Tai Kato. Starring Hashizo Okawa.

The tragic story of a young feudal lord who seeks revenge after learning that his uncle was behind his father’s murder.

“Ikinari Sensei ni Natta Boku ga Kanojo ni Koi wo Shita (My Korean Teacher),” 2016 drama, 1 hour and 38 minutes.

Directed by Yuzo Asahara. Starring Yesung and Nozomi Sasaki.

Yesung of SUPER JUNIOR stars in this Okinawan romantic comedy with a Korean twist!

While on a business trip to Okinawa, Young Ung suddenly learns he is out of a job. Feeling lost, he begins wandering the streets until he is ‘discovered’ by a local schoolmaster looking for a Korean language teacher. Ung is really in over his head, but his luck begins to change when he meets young single mother Sakura who is desperate to improve her language skills in order to keep her job at a travel agency.

“Kono Kubi Ichimangoku (Tragedy of the Coolie Samurai),” 1963 jidaigeki, 1 hour and 33 minutes.

Directed by Daisuke Ito. Starring Hashizo Okawa.

Gonzo, who longs to become a full-fledged samurai, is caught up in a warlord conflict.

“Moeru Yusha (The Blazing Valiant),” 1981 action film, 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Directed by Toru Dobashi. Starring Hiroyuki Sanada and Kazue Ito.

Young wanderer kindhearted Kazuhei takes in Jo. After Kazuhei’s son, a journalist who was about to reveal the city’s biggest gang group, dies in a car accident, Jo swears to fight anyone who threatens Kazuhei’s family’s safety.

“Nihon Ansatsu Hiroku (Assassination: Right or Wrong),” 1969 action/drama, 2 hours and 21 minutes.

Directed by Sadao Nakajima. Starring Sonny Chiba and Tomisaburo Wakayama.

This anthology film consists of nine incidents in the late 19th and early 20th centuries when assassins changed the course of Japanese history. Famous men were assassinated under Japan’s growing militarism.

“Ninjutsu Suikoden Inazuma Kotengu (The Scroll’s Secret),” 1958 jidaigeki, 1 hour and 9 minutes.

Directed by Masaharu Matsuura. Starring Chiyonosuke Azuma and Satomi Oka.

Shogun Yoshitane’s order to recover the secret scroll triggers a series of ninja warfare during the Muromachi period.

“Oedo Shichininshu (Seven from Edo),” 1958 samurai, 1 hour and 32 minutes.

Directed by Matsuda Sadatsugu. Starring Utaemon Ichikawa, Chiyonosuke Azuma, Hashizo Okawa and Sentaro Fushimi.

When Katsukawa, a low ranking vassal, learns his superior, Tatewaki, has hatched a plan to greedily expand his territory, hen and his comrades decide to take matters into their own hands.

“Ookami Yakuza Koroshi wa Ore ga Yaru (Yakuza Wolf),” 1972 action film, 1 hour and 29 minutes.

Directed by Takeichi Saito. Starring Sonny Chiba and Koji Nanbara.

A fearless man confronts a yakuza organization pushing the envelope of extravagance & all sorts of violence.

“Otoko wa Tsuraiyo Shibamata Bojo (Tora-san’s Dear Old Home),” 1972 comedy/drama, 1 hour and 48 minutes.

Directed Yoji Yamada. Starring Kiyoshi Atsumi and Sayuri Yoshinaga.

Tora-san meets three women on vacation in the historic, charming city of Kanazawa. Shy but pretty Utako (Sayuri Yoshinaga) particularly catches Tora-san’s eye. A few weeks later, Utako visits Tora-san in Shimabata, and Tora-san believes she has fallen in love with him, unaware that she hopes to marry a potter in the countryside.

“Sanada Yukimura no Boryaku (The Shogun Assassins),” 1979 jidaigeki, 2 hours and 28 minutes.

Directed by Sadao Nakajima. Starring Hiroki Matsukata and Miori Terada.

Ten warriors of the Toyotomi Shogunate come together to battle against those who plot to assassinate the shogun.

“Satomi Hakkenden Dai-ichibu (Sorcerer’s Orb, Part 1),” 1954 samurai, 55 minutes.

Directed by Toshikazu Kono. Starring Chiyonosuke Azuma, Kinnosuke Nakamura and Ryunosuke Tsukigata.

The fate of the Satomi Clan lies in the hands of 8 warriors of prophecy, all who were born with a crystal orb. The monk Daisuke embarks on a journey to find these warriors and reunite the 8 orbs they carry so that they may fulfill their destiny.

“Satomi Hakkenden Dai-nibu (Sorcerer’s Orb Part 2),” 1954 samurai, 54 minutes.

Directed by Toshikazu Kono. Starring Chiyonosuke Azuma, Kinnosuke Nakamura and Ryunosuke Tsukigata.

The adventures of 8 warriors continue in the second part of the popular series “Satomi Hakkenden.” Fate brings the sacred warriors together to carry out their ultimate destiny.

“Shimizuminato no Meibutsu Otoko Enshumori no Ishimatsu (Man from Shimizu),” 1958 jidaigeki, 1 hour and 38 minutes.

Directed by Masahiro Makino. Starring Kinnosuke Nakamura and Chiyonosuke Azuma.

The adventures of people’s hero, MORI NO ISHIMATSU.

“Shin Gokudo no Onnatachi Horetara Jigoku (Yakuza Ladies Revisited: Love is Hell),” 1994 drama, 1 hour and 45 minutes.

Directed Yasuo Furuhata. Starring Shima Iwashita and Shinji Yamashita.

The seventh movie of the series “Yakuza Ladies” focuses on a wife of a small Osaka family. She risks her life to protect her husband’s family and its members against much larger, more established organizations.

“Tengoku no Eki (Station to Heaven),” 1984 drama, 2 hour and 14 minutes.

Directed by Masanobu Deme. Starring Sayuri Yoshinaga, Toshiyuki Nishida and Tomokazu Miura.

A tangled web of murder and deceit shroud a woman’s lifelong search to find true love.

“Tonosama Yajikita Torimono Dochu (Diary of a Wandering Lord),” 1959 jidaigeki, 1 hour and 24 minutes.

Directed by Tadashi Sawashima. Starring Kinnosuke Nakamura, Katsuo Nakamura and Hiroko Sakuramachi.

Two thrill seeking young lords sneak out of their castles and travel under the disguise of townsmen.

“Tsuri Baka Nisshi 9 (Free and Easy 9),” 1997 comedy/drama, 1 hour and 55 minutes.

Directed Tomio Kuriyama. Starring Toshiyuki Nishida and Ren Mikuni.

Hama-chan’s sales department gets a new supervisor, a hard-working taskmaster that’s the very opposite of carefree, irresponsible Hama-chan. The veteran employee decides to find his boss, a divorced father, a new wife. The supervisor loves a bar hostess “mama-san,” but is unable to confess his true feelings until Hama-chan comes to his rescue.

“Zoku Jirocho Sangokushi (The Kingdom of Jirocho 2),” 1963 jidaigeki, 1 hour and 39 minutes.

Directed by Masahiro Makino. Starring Koji Tsuruta and Yoshiko Sakuma.

Jirocho and his henchmen befriend Ishimatsu the wanderer in Mishima.


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