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NINJA'S MARK: THE SECRET OF THE FYLFOT
Shinobi no Majni - 1968 - Color - 4:3 Letterbox - Extras

The year 1630, during the reign of Shogun Tokugawa Iemitsu… One of the three ninja clans serving as internal security within Edo Castle is sabotaging the lord’s every attempt to sire an heir, and it’s up to roguish, loose-cannon, former Yagyu-shinkage anti-shinobi freelancer Shiinoda Toma to get to the bottom of it all. Armed with a sword that vibrates whenever a ninja power is used, Toma is knee-deep in Iga, Koga and Negoro ninja — both male and female — and assailed by outré shadow skills like body swapping, poison blood rays, and transforming courtesans into half fish-women. And when he meets his match in the form of whip-wielding kunoichi femme-fatale Kageroi, a deadly romance blooms. ‘Pinky violence’ legend Suzuki Noribumi delicately balances tonge-in-cheek eroticism and sublime ninja mysticism with more grounded fight choreography and some grisly kills. Gorgeous set-bound cinematography and a haunting orchestral score surround a cast of quirky, engaging characters and a plot based on a novel by prolific ninja scribe Yamada Futaro (Makai Tensho, Iga Ninpocho). Shinobi no Manji pushes the envelope of the ninja genre and belongs in everyone’s shinobi cinema collection.

(Ichiban/Cannibal King collaboration)

Cast: NATSUYAGI Isao, SAKURAMACHI Hiroko, OKI Minoru, SOGANOYA Meicho, HANAYAGI Kogiku, YAMASHIRO Shingo etc.
Original Story by: YAMADA Futaro - Directed by: SUZUKI Noribumi

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BLOODY BATTLE AT DAWN
Tenka no Igagoe Akatsuki no Kessen - 1959 - Color - Anamorphic Widescreen (16:9) - Extras

An all-star cast led by Ichikawa Utaemon, Satomi Kotaro, and samurai film legend Otomo Ryutaro tell the story of Araki Mataemon and his journey of swordsmanship. After mastering the Yagyu Shinkage-ryu sword style under the tutelage of Yagyu Jubei Mitsuyoshi, Mataemon seeks to learn the final three secret forms that were left after Jubei’s untimely death. Getting involved with the official sword instructors to the Tokugawa shogunate often leads to trouble, and he has opened a can of worms when he entered Edo Castle. Bloody Battle At Dawn more than lives up to its name in this violent undertaking that leaves a trail of butchered bodies along the way!

(Ichiban/Cannibal King collaboration)

Cast: ICHIKAWA Utaemon, SATOMI Kotaro, KITAOJI Kinya, OKADA Eiji,
HASEGAWA Yumiko, HANAZONO Hiromi, OKA Satomi, OTOMO Ryutaro,
TSUKIGATA Ryunosuke, YAMAGATA Isao, OKOCHI Denjiro, OKAWA Hashizo
Directed by: MATSUDA Sadatsugu

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LAST GAMBLER, THE
Saigo no Bakuto - 1985 - Color - Anamorphic Widescreen (16:9) - Extras

Bloody violence, brutal slayings, and the meaning of honor all come to a head in this tale of modern day gangsters in Japan. Unwilling to follow the traditional paths open to them in the days after World War II, young Japanese men join the yakuza with dreams of making it big. With an all-star line-up of top stars, including Matsukata Hiroki, Chiba Shinichi, Yorozuya Kinnosuke, and Tanba Tetsuro this tale of gang wars and battles over turf ranging from the port city of Kure to the Hokuriku, northwest of Tokyo. More exciting than Battles Without Honor or Chivalry, this is the one yakuza movie you must see!

(Ichiban/Cannibal King collaboration)

Cast: MATSUKATA Hiroki, CHIBA Shinichi, YOROZUYA Kinnosuke, TSURUTA Koji, TANBA Tetsuro, NARITA Mikio, SHINAGAWA Ryuji, UMEMIYA Tatsuo, OKADA Nana, HIDAKA Sumiko, ENATSU Yutaka
Directed by: YAMASHITA Kosaku

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SAKURA OFFICIAL
Sakura Hangan - 1962 - Color - Anamorphic Widescreen (16:9) - Extras

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 face the truth about his estranged father’s possible involvement in a nefarious plot to take over rule of the Hizen Shimabara clan by assassinating the rightful lord, his son, and install one of Shogun Ienari’s offspring as daimyo. With some exciting action and a possible romance that may end in tragedy this is one of the finest entries in the long running series about the steely nerved magistrate wearing the Toyama Cherry Blossom tattoo!

(Ichiban/Cannibal King collaboration)

Cast: KATAOKA Chiezo, TSURUTA Koji, MIHARA Yumiko, MIZUTANI Yoshie, YAMAGATA Isao, ITO Yunosuke, YANAGI Eijiro, SUSUKIDA Kenji, SHINAGAWA Ryuji
Directed by: OZAWA Shigehiro

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COLDWIND MONJIRO 2:
SECRET OF MONJIRO'S BIRTH

Kogarashi Monjiro: Kakawari Gozansen - 1971 - Color - Anamorphic Widescreen (16:9) - Extras

All is not well in an a small fishing village not far from Edo. Mysterious goings-on are happening at Echigoya’s Red Crane Mansion, and when Young Lord comes to relax he finds no peace until he can unravel the mystery rooted in the past when a beautiful samurai princess prayed for a handsome bridegroom to take her away. When a body turns up on the riverbank it is high time for Young Lord to delve into the case, while avoiding dangerous gangsters who have taken over the town. This is the 7th case that Young Lord is called upon to solve. Leaving only the mystery of who he is and where he came from! As always, Okawa Hashizo plays the role to perfection.

(Ichiban/Cannibal King collaboration)

Cast: SUGAWARA Bunta, NAKAMURA Eiko, ICHIHARA Etsuko, OKI Minoru,
MACHIDA Kyosuke, YAMAMOTO Rinichi, SHIOJI Akira, TSUKITEI Kacho,
NAWA Hiroshi, KAGAWA Yukie, TANAKA Kunie
Directed by: NAKAJIMA Sadao

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SCROLL'S SECRET, THE
Ninjutsu Suikoden Inazuma Kotengu - 1958 - Color - Anamorphic Widescreen (16:9) - Extras

A magic and masks-filled golden age swashbuckler! At the dawn of the 1500s the shogun is stricken with nightmares of the Noh-masked evil wizard ‘Lightning Hermit.’ The Emori clan’s legendary ‘Crab Scroll’ can ward off any mystical assault, but getting it to the capital is the trick. Enter the young stalwart spellcasting swordsman Umenosuke, who will need every trick at his command to fend off the mercenary Raigoin, his bird-transforming kunoichi Oen, and the forces of an evil clan whose political machinations are the actual real-world threat at the heart of this magical mayhem. Remarkable for its stunning dream-realm magic sequences, a nunforgettable masked mystical warrior, and cameos from a fire breathing snake and some masked minions familiar to other fantasy films of the era, Scroll’s Secret will entertain on multiple levels. Departing from the more typical one-on-one duels in the clouds most wizard-ninja movies relied upon, this film’s climax is aspecial effects-laden outright battle with otherworldly lighting, fog and fire slaying entire armies of evil samurai. A color extravaganza of magic and heroism that stands atop the mystical ninja sub-genre.

(Ichiban/Cannibal King collaboration)

Cast: AZUMA Chiyonosuke, HASEGAWA Yumiko, OKA Satomi, URASATO Harumi, CHIAKI Minoru, OKOCHI Denjiro, HANDA Kenji, SHINDO Eitaro, SUSUKIDA Kenji Directed by: SUZUKI Noribumi

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MISSION TO KILL SPECIAL 2012
Shingo Bangai Shogu - 1964 - Color - Anamorphic Widescreen (16:9) - Extras

The value of a human being’s life is only one ryo to the most powerful man in big business. Enter the “Hissatsu Shigotonin,” a group of hired assassins who work outside the law to bring justice to the oppressed. With such stars as Higashiyama Noriyuki and Takahashi Hideki, the sword fighting is extremely violent as the Hissatsu Shigotonin go after a money laundering ring who deal in human slavery!

(Ichiban/Cannibal King collaboration)

Cast: HIGASHIYAMA Noriyuki, TAKAHASHI Hideki, NOGIWA Yoko, TANAKA Koki, MATSUOKA Masahiro, NAGASAWA Toshiya, TAGUCHI Hiromasa, WAKUI Emi, GORIKI Ayame
Directed by: ISHIHARA Shigeru

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LADY SAZEN AND
THE DRENCHED SHALLOW SWORD

Onna Sazen: Nuretsubame Katate Giri - 1969 - Color - Anamorphic Widescreen (16:9)

Digitally Remastered 16:9 Widescreen Edition!

Tange Sazen, the one-armed one-eyed swordsman, one of most beloved characters
in Japanese literature, has gotten a make-over. Meet O’Kin the one-armed one-eyed
swordswoman, aka Lady Sazen. As a child, she was disfigured by Lord Daizen-dayu,
who was after her family’s most treasured possession, the famed Drenched Swallow
sword. As an adult, she has become a skilled swordswoman and lives a carefree life
with her adopted family. One day, O’Kin saves a girl from a group of yakuza, and in
doing so, gets involved in a grand conspiracy involving religious leaders, government
officials, the yakuza and Lord Daizen-day, the man who killed her father and destroyed
her body...


Directed by: YASUDA Kimiyoshi
Cast:
YASUDA Michiyo, HONGO Kojiro, NAGATO Isamu

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LADY GAMBLER
Showa Onna Bakuto - 1972 - Color - Anamorphic Widescreen (16:9)

Digitally Remastered 16:9 Widescreen Edition!

Fujiko wanders aimlessly through the country, seeking vengence on the man she
onced loved, who betrayed her, and destroying her family and her life. When she
discovers that man had already died, she loses her will to live. But in a twist of fate,
she meets Tatsumi, a raising star in the Horikawa Family. She quickly falls in love
with him and his yakuza lifstyle. But when Tatsumi is chosen to but the next Boss of
the family, his jealous sworn brother Morito kills him with the help of a mysterious
man behind the scenes. Now Fujiko becomes a Bakuto, a wandering yakuza
gambler, and once again, walks the bloody path of vengence...


Cast: ENAMI Kyoko, MATSUKATA Hiroki, MATSUDAIRA Junko, AMACHI Shigeru

Directed by: KATO Tai

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MACHINE GUN DRAGON
Yokohama Ankokugai: Mashin Gan no Ryu - 1978 - Color - Anamorphic Widescreen (16:9)

Digitally Remastered 16:9 Widescreen Edition!

Ryu, a low life thug, along with his mother, steals a shipment of drugs. Now with
his machine gun and a gang of hoodlums, he must face the yakuza and the
mafia. Not only does this great yakuza action flick star Sonny Chiba but also his
brother, Jiro. Also include German subtitles.

Cast: SUGAWARA Bunta, MIMASU Aiko, CHIBA Shinichi, CHIBA Jiro
Directed by: Akihisa Okamoto








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YAGYU CHRONICLES
Yagyu Bugeicho - 1961 - B/W - Anamorphic Widescreen (16:9) - Extras

Digitally Remastered 16:9 Widescreen Edition!

Two groups are after the legendary Yagyu Secret Scrolls. A princess of a disgraced clan and her loyal servant want it to clear their family's name. And a rival clan wants it to destroy the Yagyu family. Only master swordsman, Yagyu Jubei stands in their way. What is the secret that is hidden away in the scrolls? A Yagyu Bugeicho movie, for the first time ever with English Subtitles! This was the role (Yagyu Jubei) that made Konoe Jushiro a super-star and later on, a legend in Jidai-Geki cinema. A must see movie!

(Ichiban/Cannibal King collaboration)

Cast: KONOE Jushiro, SATOMI Kotaro, YAMASHIRO Shingo, IBUKI Yukiko
Directed by: IZAWA Masahiko

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SHINGO'S FINAL DUEL
Shingo Bangai Shogu - 1964 - Color - Anamorphic Widescreen (16:9) - Extras

Digitally Remastered 16:9 Widescreen Edition!

After Aoi Shingo, the illegitimate son of Shogun Yoshimune has gained prominence as the finest swordsman in the land, he tries to lead a peaceful life with his mother far away from the seat of government in Edo. Not wanting to inconvenience his father anymore his plan is to stay away from the city and enjoy life like a normal man. Unfortunately for him, his past comes back to haunt him in the person of his mortal enemy, the one swordsman that is skillful enough to defeat him. This is the most perilous moment of Shingo's life as he must face his deadliest foe in a battle to the death!

(Ichiban/Cannibal King collaboration)

Cast: OKAWA Hashizo, MATSUKATA Hiroki, FUJI Junko, SAKURAMACHI Hiroko, TANAKA Kunie, HASEGAWA Yumiko, TAKACHIHO Hizuru, UCHIDA Ryohei
Directed by: MATSUDA Sadatsugu

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BLOODIED SPEAR
Chiyari Muso- 1959 - Color - Anamorphic Widescreen (16:9) - Extras

Digitally Remastered 16:9 Widescreen Edition!

Japan’s most famous historical incident was the revenge of the 47 ronin, when the former retainers of Lord Asano’s Ako clan avenge their late master’s unjust death. While waiting for the right time to launch the revenge attack, Sugino, one of the former vassals has the good fortune to meet Tawaraboshi Genba, Japan’s foremost lancer who takes it upon himself to teach the young ronin the art of spear fighting. This side story of the Chushingura features tremendous performances by some of the biggest stars in Japanese cinema, Kataoka Chiezo as Genba and Okawa Hashizo as Sugino! A major motion picture with an all-star cast and a timeless tale is a must see!

(Ichiban/Cannibal King collaboration)

Cast: KATAOKA Chiezo, OKAWA Hashizo, WAKAYAMA Tomisaburo, HASEGAWA Yumiko, OKOCHI Denjiro, YAMAGATA Isao, KUROKAWA Yataro, SUSUKIDA Kenji Screenplay by: OGUNI Hideo - Directed by: SASAKI Yasushi

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PURPLE HOOD, THE
Murasaki Zukin - 1958 - Color - Anamorphic Widescreen (16:9) - Extras

Digitally Remastered 16:9 Widescreen Edition!

Kataoka Chiezo stars as Purple Hood, a mysterious hero of the people who helps those in need. Now under the rule of the evil Tanuma, the people look to Purple Hood more than ever, to confront and punish those who bring misfortune upon the commoners. Struggling famers and townspeople embrace Purple Hood, the champion of the downtrodden as he puts his life on the line for justice. Meanwhile, another mysterious stranger, the artist Hidemaro, has come to Edo and risen up to the highest levels of the Tokugawa hierarchy as they all pursue the woman known as Osen, whose beauty was the stuff of legend. Powerful and exciting, the Purple Hood cuts his way to the very top of Edo’s hierarchy in a way that no one else coule even dream of.

(Ichiban/Cannibal King collaboration)

Cast: KATAOKA Chiezo, SATOMI Kotaro, YAMAMURA So, SAKURAMACHI Hiroko, OKA Satomi, CHIHARA Shinobu, KATAOKA Eijiro, OKOCHI Denjiro, TSUKIGATA Ryunosuke
Directed by: ONISHI Hideaki

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MYSTERIOUS PURPLE HOOD, THE
Hengen Murasaki Zukin - 1963 - Color - Anamorphic Widescreen (16:9) - Extras

Digitally Remastered 16:9 Widescreen Edition!

In the spring of 1784, a living gift from Kobori Masakata, the Fushimi Magistrate, arrived at an Edo mansion. A woman had been abducted and sent to the mansion with the threat of death to her parents, who were being held in Kyoto’s Rokkaku jail.
With their lives in her hands she is ordered to “do her duty” with the evil Senior Councillor Tanuma Okitsugu. This corrupt official held unequalled power over Shogun Ieharu. He privatized politics and handed out positions according to the amount he received in bribes. It would take the man in a mysterious purple hood to try and save her and help the townspeople of Edo.

(Ichiban/Cannibal King collaboration)

Cast: OTOMO Ryutaro, KATAOKA Chiezo, OKA Satomi, YAMASHIRO Shingo, HANAYAGI Kogiku, YANAGI Eijiro, KANTARO Suga, KATAOKA Eijiro, KAMIGATA Ryuta
Screenplay by: KATO Tai - Music by: SUZUKI Seiichi
Directed by: KUDO Eiichi

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TANGE SAZEN: THE MYSTERIOUS SWORD
Tange Sazen Yoto Nuretsubame - 1960 - Color - Anamorphic Widescreen (16:9) - Extras

Digitally Remastered 16:9 Widescreen Edition!

The legendary one-armed, one-eyed swordsman Tange Sazen is back to aid a magistrate in his efforts to steal bribe money on its way to Edo for the benefit of poor farmers. With a tangled web of deceit and high octane action, Sazen must put his life on the line time and again. Adding to this intense tale is the fact that Tange Sazen must deal with the people who betrayed and attacked him, thus setting him into his life as a one-armed, one-eyed swordsman. Highly recommended, this is one of the best films in the ever popular series.

(Ichiban/Cannibal King collaboration)

Cast: OTOMO Ryutaro, FUSHIMI Sentaro, OKA Satomi, SAKURAMACHI Hiroko, OKOCHI Denjiro, YAMAGATA Isao, TSUKIGATA Ryunosuke, OKAWA Hashizo
Directed by: MATSUDA Sadatsugu

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TALES OF YOUNG GENJI KURO
Genji Kuro Sassoki Nuregami Nitoryu - 1957 - B/W - Anamorphic Widescreen (16:9) - Extras

Digitally Remastered 16:9 Widescreen Edition!

Another early masterpiece from filmmaker Kato Tai, features the great Nakamura Kinnosuke in one of his signature roles as master swordsman Genji Kuro. Entrusted by the Otsubo family to protect an antique sword known as the "Kaen" sword. As part of a valuable “Daisho” (pair of matched swords – long and short) it was made by a legendary swordsmith and the Otsubo family seeks to reunite it with its companion "Suien" sword at Mishima Shrine. However, the journey to the shrine is wrought with danger and Genji Kuro must put his skills to the test fending off a band of cunning and ruthless thieves. The stunning conclusion must be seen to be believed!

(Ichiban/Cannibal King collaboration)

Cast: NAKAMURA Kinnosuke, CHIHARA Shinobu, TASHIRO Yuriko, KATAOKA Eijiro, WAKAMIZU Yoshiko, OZAWA Eitaro, HOSHI Juro, KIYOKAWA Soji, SASAKI Takamaru, MISHIMA Masao
Original Story by: SHIBATA Renzaburo - Directed by: KATO Tai

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TALES OF YOUNG GENJI KURO 3
Genji Kuro Sassoki Hiken Ageha no Cho - 1962 - Color - Anamorphic Widescreen (16:9) - Extras

Digitally Remastered 16:9 Widescreen Edition!

The epic tale of handsome master swordsman Genji Kuro comes to a violently fitting conclusion when he helps a vulnerable princess who is in search of a missing scroll that belongs to the shogun. Brilliantly portrayed by a young Nakamura Kinnosuke at the height of his career, Genji Kuro has charm, honor and a vicious sword. A heartfelt story combines with great action throughout as the suspense mounts before the stunning climax, this highly exciting film is a true classic! Powerful, yet filled with strong character development it is not to be missed!

(Ichiban/Cannibal King collaboration)

Cast: NAKAMURA Kinnosuke, TANBA Tetsuro, HASEGAWA Yumiko, OKAWA Keiko, KITAZAWA Noriko, SAKURAMACHI Hiroko
Original Story by: SHIBATA Renzaburo - Directed by: ITO Daisuke

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TALES OF YOUNG GENJI KURO 1-3
Genji Kuro Sassoki 1957-1962 - Color - Anamorphic Widescreen (16:9)

Special - get all 3 Tales of Young Genji Kuro for $30!

Digitally Remastered 16:9 Widescreen Editions!



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LONE WOLF AND CHILD - SEASON 3 DVD-BOX
Kosure Okami 3 - 1976 - Color - 4:3 Fullscreen - 13 discs

Digitally Remastered Edition!

Ultimately bringing the exciting Lone Wolf and Child series to its conclusion, Ogami Itto and his son Daigoro will reach their final duel against the evil Lord Yagyu who murdered Ogami’s wife and framed him as a traitor. The assassin and his son have now raised enough money to mount their final attack on the Yagyu clan. Major star, Yorozuya Kinnosuke continues his outstanding portrayal in the lead role. Now on DVD for the first time in remastered form with superb picture quality and optional English subtitles the curtain will close as the Lone Wolf and Child’s road along the edge of Hades brings them to their opportunity for vengeance! An ending to this epic tale that must not be missed!

Cast: YOROZUYA Kinnosuke, SATO Takumi, SATO Kei etc.
Original Story by: KOIKE Kazuo & KOJIMA Goseki

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ONIHEI CRIME FILES: SPECIALS 2007-2009
Onihei Hankacho - 2007-2009 - Color - Anamorphic Widescreen (16:9) - 3 discs

3 full length movies!

ONIHEI CRIME FILES: UNIBROW (2007)

Heizo "The Demon" investigates the shop of Toshimaya the swordsmith, where 280 ryo was stolen and twelve people murdered. This particular group of theives are most dangerous because of the willingness to kill for money, but what about this mysterious unibrow, who is he? What is he up to?

ONIHEI CRIME FILES: THE INSIDE WOMAN (2008)
Edo town thief called "Acrobatics boy" has been rampant in town, just that time, spy, Goro of Otaki will see a woman who had been an inside contact of the Yataro by chance. Also, Heizo is worried about the child of Inoue Tatsuizumi, who decided to ask for help for Gen'an.

ONIHEI CRIME FILES: BUNGORO AMABIKI (2009)
Heizo "The Demon" deals with an arson thief gang known as "Bungoro" the fire thief who leaves a calling card as evidence. As a street notice, showing the thief of Ohno shop, but it is not Bungoro, it's the quick work of a solo member. Heizo Hasegawa with his hands full may have caught a break, it may be a falling out among the thieves.

Cast: NAKAMURA Kichiemon, TAKIGAWA Yumi, KATSUNO Hiroshi, WATABIKI Katsuhiko, NAGATO Hiroyuki, KAJI Meiko, KANEI Keizo, ICHIKAWA Somegoro, HASEGAWA Mayumi
Directed by: various.

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SASUKE AND HIS COMEDIANS
Sanada Fuun Roku - 1963 - Color - Anamorphic Widescreen (16:9)

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 Sasuke with magical powers he says came from a meteor that crashed onto the Earth... Outrageous but emotionally affective, the film represent the youth culture whose causes it proclaims, taking the historical fact of the Osaka siege and the long-standing legend of the Sanada clan.

Cast: NAKAMURA Kinnosuke, Jerry FUJIO, CHIAKI Minoru, HANAYAGI Kogiku
Directed by KATO Tai

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RIOT IN GUJO
Gujo Ikki - 2000 - Color - Anamorphic Widescreen (16:9)

Ogata Naoto plays Sadajiro, a young farmer fighting out the battle of the riot through to the end. Sadajiro's wife is played by Iwasaki Hiromi, his father is played by Kato Go and Hayashi Ryuzo plays a leader of the Riot. The Riot in Gujo is called one of the biggest three riots in the Edo Period as it took almost 5 years to settle and also involved the Edo government. This movie is a period film about the riot and Gujo farmers fighting for their tenacity of purpose. The farmers had suffered enough from heavy taxes and decided to rise up in riot when the domain lord, Yorikane, issued a new act, which practically forced tax increases. Asking the lord to retract the act, they pour down to the Hachiman Castle. For once they attain the repeal deed signed by the chief retainer. However the promise is broken. Now the farmers decide to make a direct plea to the Edo Residence…

Cast: Cast: OGATA Naoto, IWASAKI Hiromi, HAYASHI Ryuzo, KATO Go
Directed by: KOYAMA Seijiro

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CASE OF UMON:
THE NANBANZAME MURDERS

Umon Torimonocho Nanban Same - 1961 - Color - Anamorphic Widescreen (16:9)

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 Umon is brought in to try and solve the case. His illustrious career aside, Umon must risk his own life, time and time again in order to bring the culprit to justice. This mystery will keep you guessing until the exciting climax. Umon has a flair for the dramatic and will hopefully solve the case before more innocent victims have their lives claimed!

Cast: OTOMO Ryutaro, OKAWA Hashizo, OKA Satomi, OKAWA Keiko, YAMASHIRO Shingo, YAMAGATA Isao, SAKAI Shunji, SHINDO Eitaro
Directed by: OZAWA Shigehiro

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FLOWERS ON THE ROAD
Hanakago Dochu - 1961 - Color - Anamorphic Widescreen (16:9)

Some of Toei's most popular stars are featured in this light-hearted jidai-geki story with a humorous touch. Handsome action hero Azuma Chiyonosuke must come to the rescue of Yae and Kiku, daughters of drapers in Edo, who must travel to Kyoto in place of their ailing fathers to attend to some business affairs. It seems that both of their fathers, who are longtime friends have both taken ill at the same time and can't trust their inept clerks to make the trip for them. On their way to Kyoto, the two ladies are ambushed by a group of bandits. However, a good samaritan named Santaro then shows up and must use his

Cast: AZUMA Chiyonosuke, MISORA Hibari, OKA Satomi, NAKAMURA Tokinosuke, SAKAI Shunji, TOKITA Kazuo, SHINAGAWA Ryuji, SEKINE Eijiro, OMI Yujiro
Directed by: KUDO Eiichi

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LADY KICHISA'S VENGEANCE
Hibari Ohako Ojo Kichisa - 1960 - Color - Anamorphic Widescreen (16:9)

In one of her best outings, Misora Hibari is teamed up with legendary samurai superstar Wakayama Tomisaburo with more than the usual amount of swordfighting than you would ordinarily see. Wakayama’s peerless swordsmanship is a particular highlight, available in a beautifully remastered anamorphic widescreen presentation. The story itself goes like this: Hibari co-stars as young girl Kichisa who searches for her missing brother and the person responsible for the death of her parents. What will happen on this journey must be seen to be believed!

Cast: MISORA Hibari, WAKAYAMA Tomisaburo, OKAWA Keiko, TSUKIGATA Ryunosuke, KUROKAWA Yataro, BANDO Kotaro, MARUYAMA Eiko, KAGA Kunio, MISHIMA Masao
Directed by: SASAKI Yasushi

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STRIKE OF THE JAGUMA
Kaiju Jaguma no Moshu - 1961 - B/W - Widescreen

A criminal group known as Jaguma has been terrorizing village after village. Rumor has it that they have a monster that was said to be capturing women and eating them. The local authorities assign Iwami Juzaemon to the case. His banished son, Jutaro, gets involved when Chiyo, the woman he loves, is targeted and he discovers the true intentions of the Jaguma. A true gem for fans of old school samurai adventure action movies, this is a feast for the eyes, very entertaining!

Cast: SATOMI Kotaro, OGIMACHI Keiko, SHINAGAWA Ryuji, ONOUE Koinosuke, MIZUHARA Miyuki
Directed by: AKIMOTO Kiyohar

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Everything is subtitled in English, and comes with boxart unless otherwise noted.




CHRONICLE OF THE TOWN MAGISTRATE
Machi-bugyo Nikki - 1987 - Color - Fullscreen - Extras

In a maelstrom of evil, can a new magistrate, samurai Mochizuki Koheita, with a reputation like an alley cat, bring order to the town of Horisoto, or is he, too a corrupt villain looking to gain wealth from the oppressed people? From the pen of famed samurai author Yamamoto Shugoro, this exciting tale turns the tables on the standard samurai story with a unique lead character previously portrayed in Ichikawa Kon’s “Dora Heita.”

(Ichiban/Cannibal King collaboration)

Cast: WATANABE Ken, IKEGAMI Kimiko, NADAKA Tatsuro, ENAMI Anko,
TAKASHINA Kaku, KAMIYAMA Shigeru
Directed by: KUDO Eiichi

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GREAT DUEL, THE
Odeiri - 1964 - Color - Anamorphic Widescreen (16:9) - Extras

In this gritty tale of gamblers battling in the samurai era, Okawa Hashizo gives perhaps his greatest performance as a gambler returning to his home town. Swearing allegiance to his fiancée’s father, a decent boss, he had taken to the road after a gang fight until things cooled down. While honing his sword skills in his travels, everything in the town had changed and he descended into a virtual hell of violence. Opponents were being slaughtered by a former samurai ‘Bodyguard’ played by Tanba Tetsuro at the height of his amazing career. While these two master swordsmen are fated to meet, before that can even happen they must survive one of the longest, bloodiest swordfights in movie history!

(Ichiban/Cannibal King collaboration)

Cast: OKAWA Hashizo, TANBA Tetsuro, KAWARAZAKI Choichiro, IRIE Wakaba, TOAKE Michiyo, NISHIMURA Ko, KANEKO Nobuo
Directed by: YAMASHITA Kosaku

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LONE WOLF AND CHILD - Complete Season 2!
Kozure Okami - 1974 - Color - Fullscreen - Extras - 9 Discs (26 episodes)

Original Story by KOIKE Kazuo & KOJIMA Goseki!

Moving from the big screen to your living room, the Lone Wolf and Child series continues the story of Ogami Itto and his son Daigoro as they seek revenge against the evil Lord Yagyu who murdered Ogami’s wife and framed him as a traitor. The assassin and his son take on assignment after assignment in order to raise enough money to mount their final attack on the Yagyu clan. Bearing an uncanny resemblance to the original ‘manga’ character, Yorozuya Kinnosuke is outstanding in the lead role. Now on DVD for the first time in remastered form with superb picture quality and optional English subtitles the curtain raises as the Lone Wolf and Child take to the road along the edge of Hades as they encounter danger at every turn on their ultimate quest for vengeance! Loaded with samurai and ninja action!

(Ichiban/Cannibal King collaboration)

Cast: YOROZUYA Kinnosuke, NISHIKAWA Kazutaka, NISHIMURA Ko etc.
Directed by: various.

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NEW HONOR AMONG BROTHERS
Zoku Kyodai Jingi i - 1970 - Color - Anamorphic Widescreen (16:9) - Extras

The 8th chapter in the chivalrous "Honor Among Brothers" series featuring renown enka singer Kitajima Saburo. When the boss of the Nakano Family decides to retire and makes a loyal follower the new boss instead of his own son, it causes strife in the family. Sides are taken and lines are drawn. Meanwhile, a rival family with a land dispute with the Nakano starts pulling strings behind the scenes...

(Ichiban/Cannibal King collaboration)

Cast: KITAJIMA Saburo, SUGAWARA Bunta, YAMASHIRO Shingo, IMAI Kenji,
HAYAMA Ryoji, KUDO Akiko, ARIKAWA Yuki, KOMATSU Midori, FUJI Manami
Directed by: SAEKI Kiyoshi

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THE TWO STRATEGISTS OF
THE WARRING STATE ERA
Sengoku Shippuden: Futari no Gunshi - 2011 - Color - Anamorphic Widescreen (16:9) - Extras - 3 Discs

During the Warring States era, two military geniuses stepped forward as strategists for Oda Nobunaga in his quest to unify Japan. Sir Hanbei and Sir Kanbei were the two strategists that strove to create a world with politics for everyone and with no wars. Exciting and though provoking this 7 part series brings Japanese history to life. Outstanding performances by Takahashi Katsunori, Yamamoto Koji, and Nishida Toshiyuki make this a must-see for samurai movie fans!

(Ichiban/Cannibal King collaboration)

Cast: TAKAHASHI Katsunori, YAMAMOTO Koji, NISHIDA Toshiyuki, OKUNUKI Kaoru, IBUKI Goro, HASHIZUME Isao, KATO Masaya etc.
Directed by: various.

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CASE OF YOUNG LORD 7: RED CRANE MANSION
Wakasama Zamurai Torimonocho: Benizuru Yashiki - 1958 - Color - Anamorphic Widescreen (16:9) - Extras

All is not well in an a small fishing village not far from Edo. Mysterious goings-on are happening at Echigoya’s Red Crane Mansion, and when Young Lord comes to relax he finds no peace until he can unravel the mystery rooted in the past when a beautiful samurai princess prayed for a handsome bridegroom to take her away. When a body turns up on the riverbank it is high time for Young Lord to delve into the case, while avoiding dangerous gangsters who have taken over the town. This is the 7th case that Young Lord is called upon to solve. Leaving only the mystery of who he is and where he came from! As always, Okawa Hashizo plays the role to perfection.

(Ichiban/Cannibal King collaboration)

Cast: OKAWA Hashizo, SAKURAMACHI Hiroko, HANAZONO Hiromi,
TSUKIGATA Ryunosuke. ONOUE Koinosuke, SHINDO Eitaro
Directed by: SAWAJIMA Tadashi

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LOVE UNDER THE CRUCIFIX
Ogin-sama - 1961 - Color - Anamorphic Widescreen (16:9) - Extras

Superstar Nakadai Tatsuya leads a fine cast, including a young Tamura Masakazu in this deeply moving tale of unrequited love during the Warring States period in Japan. Ogin, the beautiful daughter of tea master Sen no Rikyu sadly falls in love at first sight with Sir Takayama Ukon, who angered the chancellor, Toyotomi Hideyoshi by joining the Christian faith. Amidst a sea of discontent and fearing the rise of that barbarian religion, the stage is set for a drama of truly tragic proportions. This is the classic version of the story, surprisingly directed by the Japan’s only female filmmaker of note, Tanaka Kinuyo.

(Ichiban/Cannibal King collaboration)

Cast: NAKADAl Tatsuya, ARlMA lneko, NAKAMURA Ganjiro, KlSHl Keiko,
TAKAMlNE Mieko, TAKlZAWA Osamu, FUJl Manami, CHlAKl Minoru,
TAMURA Masakazu, KlTA Ryuji, KATO Yoshi, NANBARA Koji etc.
Directed by: TANAKA Kinuyo

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CASTLE OF CROSSED DESTINIES, THE
Ooku: Eien - Emonnosuke Tsunayoshi-hen - 2012 - Color - Anamorphic Widescreen (16:9) - Extras

"The Castle of Crossed Destinies" is a 2012 Japanese movie directed by Kaneko Fuminori and based on a popular manga by Yoshinaga Fumi. It's a sequel to 2010’s "The Lady Shogun and Her Men". In a world where women rule over men. A man thirsted for power over love, a woman lived at the mercy of fate. 3,000 men attempt to vie for the affection of the female shogun, the secret of the 'Ooku' (inner chambers of Edo Castle) unveils again.

(Ichiban/Cannibal King collaboration)

Cast: SAKAI Masato, KANNO Miho, ENOKI Takaaki, NISHIDA Toshiyuki,
ONO Machiko, EMOTO Tasuku, SAKAI Masaaki, ISHIGE Yoshie
Directed by: KANEKO Fuminori

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