Everything is subtitled in English, and comes with boxart unless otherwise noted.
Please note that A/V quality on the video clips is lower than that of the actual DVD.



AOI: TOKUGAWA THREE GENERATIONS
Aoi: Tokugawa San-Dai - 2000 Taiga Drama - Color - Fullscreen - 49 Episodes

NHK's Taiga Drama for the year 2000 is James Miki's dynamic and colorful tale of
three generations of the Tokugawa dynasty--from its founder Ieyasu to Iemitsu,
the third Shogun who solidified the Tokugawa power base. The drama and
excitement of one of Japan's most glorious eras unfolds in epic scale each week
with an all-star cast that includes Tsugawa Masahiko, Nishida Toshiyuki,
Iwashita Shima, Emori Toru, Tamura Ryo, Kurosawa Toshio and Kusabue
Mitsuko. (TV Broadcast quality)

Cast: Tsugawa Masahiko, Nishida Toshiyuki, Iwashita Shima, Emori Toru,
Tamura Ryo, Kurosawa Toshio and Kusabue Mitsuko







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BOUNTY HUNTER
Shokin Kasegi - 1975 - Color - Fullscreen - Extras

Continuing the adventures from the film series, Shikoro Ichibei is back with his cache
of unique weapons and the quickest sword in all Japan. Having worked directly for the
Shogun in the past, he now runs a school in his secret identity as an educator. Mean-
while he takes on secret missions as "The Bounty Hunter" (Shokin Kasegi). The
touches of humor during the scenes around the school disappear once Ichibei takes
on a contract. Powerful swordplay and brutal violence highlight these episodes as
Japan's greatest sword star Wakayama Tomisaburo stands tall against all odds in this
dynamic television series.


This is NOT the Hawaii Tv recording! Remastered from a new superior print!
Each volume includes two episodes. With removable subtitles.

Directed by: OZAWA Sigehiro etc.
Cast:
WAKAYAMA Tomisaburo


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CHIBA TV featuring:
BLAZING DRAGNET & KEYHUNTER

Moeru Sosamo/Keyhuter - 1980/1968 - Color/BW - Fullscreen - Extras

Sonny Chiba, one of the biggest names in Japan cinema, on the small screen in two ground breaking series!

Blazing Dragnet (Moeru Sosamo) episode 1:
Ryu Saku, Akiko Shiratori and Jin Aso seems to be regular beat cops but when need be, they are the secret police that will tackle any problem. Led by the trigger-happy, short-tempered Shiro Ogami, they will investigate and solve crimes that are beyond the range of the police.

Key Hunter episode 1:
Banded together by Japan's Kokusai Keisatsu (Universal Police i.e. INTERPOL) branch to tackle those crimes and cases that go beyond the scope of Japanese Law Enforcement, the KEYHUNTER are a group of former police officers and amateur sleuths. They are lead by the dapper, fedora wearing former Police Inspector Kuroki.

Directed by: FUKASAKU Kinji / TAKEMOTO Koichi
Cast:
CHIBA Shinichi, SHIHOMI Etsuko, TANBA Tetsuro


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CHUSHINGURA
Genroku Ryoran - 1999 Taiga Drama - Color - Fullscreen - 49 Episodes

The Forty-seven Loyal Samurai is one of the most enduring and best loved stories of
Japan’s history. Generations have grown up hearing the stirring tale of Oishi Kuranosuke,
chief councillor of the Ako Clan who leads his men through suffering and hardship to
ultimately avenge their lord after he is unjustly forced to commit harakiri. NHK's Taiga
Drama "Genroku Chushingura" is the ambitious remake of this classic epic and boasts a
cast that reads like a Who’s Who in Japanese entertainment. Kabuki actor Nakamura
Kankuro stars as Oishi Kuranosuke in this year-long blockbuster which also features fan
favorites like Matsudaira Ken, Ishizaka Koji, Miyazawa Rie, Otake Shinobu, Kyo Machiko,
and Yoshida Eisaku. (TV Broadcast quality)

Cast: Kankuro Nakamura, Ken Matsudaira, Koji Ishizaka, Rie Miyazawa, Shinobu Otake,
Machiko Kyo, Eisaku Yoshida





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CHUSHINGURA - The Mini-Series
Chushingura -2004 - Color - Fullscreen - 4 Discs

Chushingura is actually better known as the tale of the Forty-Seven Ronin. It is
a prototypical Japanese story. Described by one noted Japan scholar as the
country's "national legend", it recounts the most famous case involving the
samurai code of honor, bushido, and vividly expresses a significant part of the
traditional Japanese world-view. The story tells of a group of samurai who were
left leaderless (became ronin) after their master, Lord Asano (Sawamura Ikki)
was forced to commit ritual suicide for assaulting a court official, Lord Kira (Ito
Shiro), who earlier insulted him. Oshishi Kuranosuke (Matsudaira Ken) leads the
ronin in an effort to seek revenge for their beloved Lord's wrongful death. This box
contains all 9 episodes.
(TV Broadcast quality)

Directed by:
SAITO Mitsumasa
Cast:
MATSUDAIRA Ken, ITO Shiro, TANAKA Yoshiko, SAWAMURA Kazuki,
TSUGAWA Masahiko



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COLDWIND MONJIRO - Volume 1
"Kogarashi Monjiro" - 1972 - Color - Fullscreen - Extras

The legendary Jidaigeki series was originally aired in 1972. Based on the book by
Sasazawa Saho, the show was directed by none other than Ichikawa Kon, one of
Japan's most acclaimed film directors. It follows the adventures of Monjiro, a traveling
yakuza/gambler with a trademark long toothpick who stumbles upon all sorts of
troubles.
This volume includes 2 episodes!

Directed by: ICHIKAWA Kon
Cast:
NAGABUCHI Tsuyoshi, SENDO Nobuko, AIKAWA Sho, NAGASHIMA Eiko,
NAKAMURA Katsuo









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EDO DRAGNET featuring SHIHOMI Etsuko - Vol. 1
Omitsu Doshin Oedo Sosamo - 1979 - Color - Fullscreen

Onmitsu Doshin, undercover agents who entrust their lives to Hatamoto Chief
Magistrate Naito Kageyu, and voluntarily entered into a life fated to walk the unknown
back-alleys of life. They sometimes help, sometimes encourage, and sometimes
secretly supported the people of Greater Edo who were harassed by heinous evils
and suffered under cold laws. For these undercover agents, there is no tomorrow.
This volume contains the first 2 episodes that feature Shihomi Etsuko in this long
lasting series.


Directed by: Various
Cast:
SHIHOMI Etsuko , SATOMI Kotaro, SAGAWA Tetsuro, TSUCHIDA Sanae






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EDO O KIRU V - Volume 1
Edo o Kiru V - 1980 - Color - Fullscreen - Extras

"I can't let crimes go unpunished in Edo!"

Edo o Kiru, a popular jidaigeki TV series that ran 214 episodes from 1973 - 2004.

Toyama Kinshiro, better known as Toyama no Kin-san is a samurai magistrate
that lives among the common people. The ever popular SAIGO Teruhiko, who
co-starred as Iba Hachiro in MISUMI Kenji's LAST SAMURAI along with the
beautiful MATSUZAKA Keiko (who also starred in the same film as Reiko, wife of
Sugi Toranosuke) are the stars in this long running epic TV series. Not content
with his job of just being a local magistrate, he and his group work outside the
law to fight crimes that the local police can't handle and mete out their own form
of justice. Great fight scenes by Toyama and his wife, the "purple hood". A series
not to be missed. This volume contains two stand-alone episodes, with removable
English subtitles and DVD extras.

Directed by: YAMAUCHI Tetsuya
Cast:
SAIGO Teruhiko, MATSUZAKA Keiko, MATSUYAMA Eitaro, SEKIGUCHI Hiroshi,
HARUKAWA Masumi

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HOJO TOKIMUNE
Hojo Tokimunei - 2001 Taiga Drama - Color - Fullscreen - 49 Episodes

The 2001 taiga drama features, for the first time, a historical figure from the
Kamakura Era. Our hero is Hojo Tokimune whose short, yet glorious life
epitomizes the tempestuous events that rocked the period. Tokimune succeeds
his father as the regent when he is only 18, but matures into an energetic,
capable leader who guides his army in repressing Kublai Khan and the Mongol
invasion. IZUMI Motoya, the 20th headmaster of the House of Izumi, a Kyogen
dynasty, leads an all-star cast including WATANABE Ken, ASANO Atsuko, TOAKE
Yukiyo, FUJI Sumiko, KITAOJI Kinya, WATABE Atsuro and KIMURA Yoshino.
(TV Broadcast quality)









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KING OF ZIPANGU (ODA NOBUNAGA)
King of Zipangu - 1992 Taiga Drama - Color - Fullscreen - 51 Episodes

This Taiga Drama spans the entire life of Japan’s first great warlord, Oda
Nobunaga, who began the process of uniting Japan that was continued by
Toyotomi Hideyoshi and completed by Tokugawa Ieyasu. Great history, together
with tremendous battle scenes. (TV Broadcast quality)

Cast: OGATA Naoto, NAKAMURA Toru, Frank Neil











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LEGENDARY SWORDFIGHTS OF YAGYU JUBEI
Yagyu Jubei Shichiban Shobu - 2005 - Color - 16:9 Widescreen - Extras

Yagyu Jubei, the oldest son of the Shogunate Superintendent Officer Tajima-no-kami
Yagyu Munenori, the best swordsman on earth!

The time is the 11th year of Kanei (1634) when the third Shogun Iemitsu Tokugawa ruled
Japan. Jubei's father Munenori suddenly asks him to come home while Jubei is on a
samurai training journey. After not seeing his son for ten years, Munenori tells Jubei about
the conspiracy of overturning the present Shogunate plotted by the warriors of Suruga
Dainagon Tadanaga, who competed with Iemitsu for the Shogun position and was forced to
commit seppuku. The ringleader of the conspiracy is a fearful swordsman and the
ex-advisor of Tadanaga, Kageyu Toda. Jubei's secret trip has begun in order to erase the
root of all possible conspiracies plotted all over the country.
..

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With removable English Subtitles and extras!


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Directed by:
---
Cast:
MURAKAMI Hiroaki, NATSUYAGI Isao, OZAWA Maju


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MAGISTRATE TOYAMA - Volume 1
Meibugyo Toyama no Kinsan - 1988 - Color - Fullscreen - Extras

Based on the real-life exploits of Edo's North Magistrate Toyama Kagemoto who as a
youth led a life of dissipation. He's most famous for the "Blizzard of Cherry Blossoms"
tattoo which he displayed by baring his right shoulder. While not all the stories are true,
the character did make a major impact on the policies of the Tokugawa Shogunate
during the early part of the 19th Century. Excellent stories and stunning swordplay by
super-star Matsukata Hiroki!


This volume includes two stand-alone episodes! With removable subtitles.

Directed by: ---
Cast:
MATSUKATA Hiroki


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MUSASHI
Musashi - 2003 Taiga Drama - Color - Fullscreen - 50 Episodes

Now, the story of this legendary swordsman-philosopher-painter comes to life in
the 2003 Taiga Drama "Miyamoto Musashi." Based on the famous biography
written by Yoshikawa Eiji, this year's drama boasts a list of stars that
reads like a Who's Who of screen and television. Among them: Fujita Makoto,
Emori Toru, Nakamura Kankuro, Nakamura Tamao, Miyazawa Rie, Watase
Tsunehiko, Takashima Masanobu, Tsutsumi Shin'ichi, and Katase Rino. The
younger generation is well represented too, with stars like Matsuoka Masahiro,
Yonekura Ryoko, Nakama Yukie, Uchiyama Rina, and Masuda Takahisa. Kabuki
actor Ichikawa Shinnosuke, who has enthralled theater audiences since his
debut, will no doubt win over many television viewers with his portrayal of the
strong and enigmatic Musashi.

Orphaned when he was not yet ten, Musashi grows up skilled in the martial arts.
During the Battle of Sekigahara, he fights on the side of the losing Toyotomi
forces, but eludes the enemy as they hunt down the vanquished soldiers. He
then spends years wandering the countryside mastering the sword. As his fame
spreads throughout the nation, men seek him out to test their skills against
him--most notably Sasaki Kojiro who faces Musashi in the ultimate duel at
Ganryujima. (TV Broadcast quality)

Cast: Ichikawa Shinnosuke, Matsuoka Masahiro, Yonekura Ryoko, Nakama
Yukie, Uchiyama Rina, Masuda Takahisa, Fujita Makoto, Emori Toru, Nakamura
Kankuro, Nakamura Tamao, Miyazawa Rie, Watase Tsunehiko, Takashima
Masanobu, Tsutsumi Shin'ichi,and Katase Rino.


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NOGAREMONO ORIN - Box 1
Nogaremono Orin - 2006/2007 - Color - Fullscreen - 4 Discs

Following the death of Yoshimune, the 8th Tokugawa Shogun, the nation was hurled
into turmoil. Yoshimune, had been known for his wisdom, but his successor, Ieshige
plunged the land into darkness. Born with a speech defect that made him
unintelligible to all but Doetsu, the leader of the assassin’s group called the
Tegusari-nin which protected the Shogun, the future of the Tokugawa dynasty was in
jeopardy of falling. Orin, a single woman member of the Tegusari-nin who had carried
out many assassinations found out about the conspiracy and that her supposedly
dead daughter was actually alive, escaped from that group of darkness and set out to
expose the conspiract and see her child again. Carrying a secret letter that contains
proof of the atrocious conspiracy, she set off for Negoro Village in Kishu while fighting
her pursuers, the Tegusari-nin assassins. There was no turning back for Orin, and
the endless path of carnage that awaited her.
(TV Broadcast quality)

This box includes episodes 1-12.

Directed by: ---
Cast:
AOYAMA Noriko, TAKUMA Shin, ENOKI Takaaki, KOBAYASHI Nenji, KAJI Meiko,
KURATA Tetsuo, HIDARI Tonpei


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NOGAREMONO ORIN - Box 2
Nogaremono Orin - 2006/2007 - Color - Fullscreen - 4 Discs

Following the death of Yoshimune, the 8th Tokugawa Shogun, the nation was hurled
into turmoil. Yoshimune, had been known for his wisdom, but his successor, Ieshige
plunged the land into darkness. Born with a speech defect that made him
unintelligible to all but Doetsu, the leader of the assassin’s group called the
Tegusari-nin which protected the Shogun, the future of the Tokugawa dynasty was in
jeopardy of falling. Orin, a single woman member of the Tegusari-nin who had carried
out many assassinations found out about the conspiracy and that her supposedly
dead daughter was actually alive, escaped from that group of darkness and set out to
expose the conspiract and see her child again. Carrying a secret letter that contains
proof of the atrocious conspiracy, she set off for Negoro Village in Kishu while fighting
her pursuers, the Tegusari-nin assassins. There was no turning back for Orin, and
the endless path of carnage that awaited her.
(TV Broadcast quality)

This box includes episodes 13-24.

Directed by: ---
Cast:
AOYAMA Noriko, TAKUMA Shin, ENOKI Takaaki, KOBAYASHI Nenji, KAJI Meiko,
KURATA Tetsuo, HIDARI Tonpei


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OEDO SOSAMO - THE UNTOUCHABLES (Volume 1)
Oedo Sosamo - 1970 - Color - Fullscreen

Onmitsu Doshin (Secret Police), they're the merciless men secretly dispatched against
the nests of the evil by the idle Daimyo Naito Kageyu under the command of then Senior
Advisor Matsudaira Sadanobu. They use all kinds of tricks such as disguises and baits
and put their life at risk to challenge criminals and their organizations. They can kill their
opponents at will but no one will mourn for them if they die. They're the untouchables who
run on the edge of life and death. They have no tomorrow.
This is the first volume from the
first season of this famous long-running TV-series. If you're a fan of samurai action, then
this is the one for you!

Volume 1 includes episodes:

1. The Reckless Slashes the Darkness
2. Staking your Life in the Back Streets

Directed by: --
Cast:
SUGI Ryotaro, SAGAWA Tetsuro, NAKAMURA Takeji, KAJI Meiko, OKADA Kaai

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OOKA ECHIZEN - TV SERIES (4 Discs!)
"Mei-Bugyo Ooka Echizen" - 2005 - Color - Widescreen

Ooka Echizen no kami Tadasuke was born in Edo in 1677. He is famous as a great
commissioner in after ages. However, he had dark days because of his family’s
mismanagement when he was young. He led a dissipated life for a while but his view
of life started to change gradually and he became an important figure in government. In
1712, he became the commissioner of Ise-Yamada magistrate’s office, and in 1717,
he was selected as the commissioner of Minami-Machi magistrate’s office. In most
cases, the term of commissioner was 2 to 3 years but he continued to be the
commissioner for 20 years. Ooka Echizen was very humane and kind to anybody
without prejudice.
This set includes all 10 episodes! (TV Broadcast quality)

Directed by: ---
Cast:
KITAOJI Kinya, MIZUHASHI Takami, TOMITA Sho, OKUMURA Koen,
KANEDA Akio, SUZUKAZE Mayo





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PRINCESS GO
Princess Go - 2011 Taiga Drama - Color - Widescreen

The 50th NHK Taiga drama is Princess Go. The story focuses on the life of Go, a wife of the second Tokugawa shogun Hidetada. Go was the third daughter of the daimyo Azai Nagamasa, who was married to the sister of Oda Nobunaga. One of Go's older sisters was the wife of Toyotomi Hideyoshi, while the other married the daimyo Kyogoku Takatsugu.

Directed by: various
Cast:
UENO Juri, MIYAZAWA Rie, MIZUKAWA Asami, TOKITO Saburo


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RONIN OF THE WASTELANDS
Koya no Suronin - 1972 - Color - Fullscreen

Continuing the tradition of the Yojimbo movies, Mifune Toshiro stars as Toge Kujuro,
a wandering ronin searching for his own fame and happiness. With a sense of
justice, he travels the countryside, with his motley collection of outcasts - a pistol-
carrying ronin, a two-bit con artist and woman seeking revenge, following close
behind, unwittingly righting wrongs and protectin the common man.


Directed by: --
Cast:
MIFUNE Toshiro, KAJI Meiko, IZU Sugeru, SAGAMI Jiro etc.









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RYOMADEN - TAIGA DRAMA
Ryomaden - 2009 - Color - Widescreen

The 49th NHK Taiga drama is Ryoma-den, set back in the Bakumatsu period. The story focuses on the life of Sakamoto Ryoma, who lived from 1835 to 1867. He was an important leader in the movement to overthrow the Tokugawa Shogunate, eventually bringing about the Meiji Restoration. He was also one of the founders of modern day Japanese navy through incorporation of western technology, which proved to be a force to be reckoned with during the revolution. (Each volume includes 4 discs / TV Broadcast quality)

Directed by: various
Cast:
FUKUYAMA Masaharu, TERAJIMA Shinobu, KODAMA Kiyoshi, etc.


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SANADA YUKIMURA
Fuun! Sanada Yukimura - 1989 - Color - Fullscreen

A brilliant portrayal of one of the great warlords of old Japan, Sanada Yukimura stands head and shoulders above the rest. Powered by an all-star cast of regulars featuring Kitaoji Kinya in the lead, screen legend Wakayama Tomisaburo as Tokugawa Ieyasu, along with such stalwarts as Wakabayashi Go, Ichikawa Utaemon etc. This series is highlighted by the authentic swordfighting choreography of the Japan Action Club (JAC) as Lord Sanada along with his deadly ninja assassins Kirigakure Saizo and Sarutobi Sasuke attempt to restore the rule of the Toyotomi during the brutal period just after the rise of the Tokugawa Shogunate. This is Japanese television at its best, bringing history to life in the most realistic and exciting manner.

This is NOT the Hawaii TV recording! Remastered from a new superior print!
With removable English Subtitles and DVD Extras.

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Directed by: various
Cast:
KITAOJI Kinya, WAKAYAMA Tomisaburo, KATO Kazuko, SUGA Kantaro, etc.


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SCORPION - TV SERIES
Sasori - 2004 - Color - 16:9 Widescreen - 2 Discs

All 8 episodes in this 2 DVD set!
Follows the original manga closer than the previous movies!

On her 18 birthday, Nami witnesses the brutal murder of her parents by a man with a burn on his hand. She is then falsely accused of the crime and sent to jail. Sworn to vengeance, Nami battles corrupt officials and cruel inmates to escape prison, only to search through the underbelly of Japan society to find the man with a burn on his hand, ‘stinging’ anyone in her way.

Directed by:
---
Cast:
MIZUHASHI Takami Mizuhashi, TSUDA Kanji, IBU Masato






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SENSITIVE SAMURAI, THE
Ude ni Oboe Ari - 1992 - Color - Fullscreen

A classic samurai drama, set in the 18th century; tragedy, honor, revenge, love, tears,
laughter and swordsmanship extraordinary. The hero Matahachiro flees to Edo after
becoming embroiled in a feud and killing his sweetheart's father. He finds work as a
bodyguard, but spends a good deal of his time defending himself. He even crosses
paths with the real-life ”forty-seven ronin”, who are seeking revenge for the forced
suicide of their lord. Meanwhile, Matahachiro cannot forget his sweetheart back
home...
(Episodes 2 & 5 of Season 1 are NOT subtitled! / TV Broadcast quality)

Directed by: ---
Cast:
MURAKAMI Hiroaki etc.






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SHADOW WARRIORS IV - Complete Series!
 Kage no Gundan IV - 1985 - Color - Fullscreen - Extras - 9 Discs

Jidaigeki Action featuring Chiba Shinichi, Sanada Hiroyuki and the Japan Action Club
(JAC). After the arrival of Perry's Black Ships (1853) Japan is split into two political
factions. Lord Hotta Masayoshi's faction is striving to open the country to foreign trade
and diplomatic relations, while the Tokugawa Shogunate supporters under Lord Ii
Naosuke struggle to preserve the long established exclusionism. On the brink of civil
war, a small group of Iga ninja, the Shadow Warriors, under the leadership of 15th
generation Hattori Hanzo (Chiba Shinichi) find themselves drawn into the political
turmoil after rescuing Katsu Rintaro (Sanada Hiroyuki). Hunted by the government they
fight behind the scenes to bring Japan a new era of peace and prosperity. Superb
action and fight scenes choreographed by Chiba Shinichi, Sanada Hiroyuki and the
JAC, a perfect team well known for other jidaigeki gems like "The Yagyu Conspiracy",
"Shogun's Ninja", "Legend of the Eight Samurai" etc.


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SHADOW WARRIORS V
Kage no Gundan Bakumatsu Hen - 1985 - Color - Fullscreen

The great Jidaigeki Action series featuring Chiba Shinichi, Sanada Hiroyuki, Shihomi
Etsuko, Natsuyagi Isao and the Japan Action Club (JAC) draws to an exciting close as
the era of the Tokugawa Shogunate finally ends and a new era of peace and
prosperity dawns on Japan. After rescuing Katsu Rintaro (founder of the Japanese
Navy), a small group of Iga ninja known as the "Shadow Warriors" play a pivotal role in
the bloody civil war that has gripped Japan since the arrival of Perry's Black Ships in
1853. As the various factions strive to restore power to the emperor and end the
Shogunate they call into play not only the devious Koga ninja, but also must face the
'Wolves of Mibu', the dreaded Shinsengumi! Surrounded on all sides by enemies
from within the nation while the navies of the West look for an opportunity to take over
the Land of the Rising Sun, Hattori Hanzo's Shadow Warriors lead the way to a new
world.


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SHINSENGUMI
Shinsengumi - 2004 Taiga Drama - Color - Fullscreen - 49 Episodes

"Shinsengumi!" focuses on a group of young samurai who were hoping for bright
future by working for the Tokugawa in the 1850s and 60s, the last days of the
shogunate. Shinsengumi's members who believed in their way to sustain order
in Kyoto, was the most feared by radical samurai groups which were
assassinating the shogunate supporters. Their strong will would often collide
with one another which eventually caused the era to move from the feudal Edo
period to the modern Meiji era. The drama presented the glory and fall of the men
of Shinsengumi that lived through the age of turmoil in Japanese history.
This special version is rearranged 49 episodes of the drama to trace the
footsteps of Shinsengumi as seen by Mitsu, elder sister of Soji Okita who is one
of important members of Shinsengumi. At the end of each part, Shingo Katori,
who played the leading character Isami Kondo, and other members in the drama
will have a casual talk to introduce memories and stories during the production.
(TV Broadcast quality)

Cast: Shingo Katori, Koji Yamamoto, Tatsuya Fujiwara, Masato Sakai


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SHINSENGUMI: A HISTORY IN BLOOD
Shinsengumi Keppuroku - 1998 - Color - Fullscreen - Extras - 4 discs

The arrival of Perry’s Black Ships rudely awakened Japan from 300 years of peaceful isolation from the world. Men set their eyes beyond Japan and began to demand change in society. Old clashed with the new, and thus began an age of turmoil. Amidst this confusion, one group remained true to the old ways and risked their lives to preserve the traditional shogunate system. Led by their charismatic captain, Kondo Isami, the Shinsengumi upheld the code of honor of the samurai. Original story by famed author, Shiba Ryotaro.

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Directed by: KUDO Eiichi / MATSUO Akinori
Cast:
WATARI Tetsuya, MURAKAMI Hiroaki, NAKAMURA Shunsuke

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SKY HIGH: FACE
Sky High: Face - 2003 - Color - Anamorphic Widescreen

Those who are victims of accidents or murders will visit Izuko, the guardian at the
Gate of Rage that stands at the netherworld that separates this world from the
afterlife. She gives three choices to the dead: to abandon their hatred and reach
the eternal paradise; to haunt the World of the Living as a ghost; or to avenge
themselves and go straight down to hell. This volume contains the last story-arc
of this late night TV series, which was also directed by the internationally
acclaimed Ryhei Kitamura (Versus, Azumi, Alive, Godzilla: Final Wars). Izuko is
finally given the choice of where her soul will go. Unable to decide because she
has no memory of her past life, the Master of the Gate tells her to guide a soul
through the gate. This soul, a young woman named Anna, has completely shut
down her mind and memories, making Izuko’s job impossible. In order to
complete her task, Izuko goes to the World of the Living to solve the mystery of
Anna’s past and in so doing she gets a glimpse of her own past life. What dark
secrets do Anna and Izuko share in their past lives … ?

Directed by: Ryuhei Kitamura
Cast: Yumiko Shaku


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SPIDERMAN TV-SERIES - Volume 1
"Spiderman" - 1978 - Color - Fullscreen - Extras

Super Special Introduction Price!

Here's the Japanese spin on Spiderman! Prof. Yamashiro investigates the appearence
of a UFO and is murdered for it. His son Takuya is mortally wounded while seeking
revenge. He is rescued by a dying alien named Galia, who not only heals Takuya but
gives him super powers. As Spiderman, Takuya must now stop the Iron Cross Army
from destroying the earth. Spiderman! Giant robots and monsters! Far out vehicles!
What more can you ask for?
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Cast:
TODO Shinji, ANDO Mitsuo, SAKUMA Hitomi, KAGAWA Yukie

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TENCHIJIN - TAIGA DRAMA
Tenchijin - 2009 - Color - Widescreen

The 48th NHK Taiga drama is Tenchijin, based on Hisaka Masashi's novel of the
same name. The story centers on Naoe Kanetsugu, a loyal and devoted samurai in
Echigo Province in the 16th century. Kanetsugu was trained in his early childhood by
Uesugi Kenshin and after his death, served Kenshin's adopted son Kagekatsu and is
known for his extreme loyalty to the Uesugi family. He also made every effort to protect
the people of Echigo with a strong sense of justice and genuine sympathy toward
commoners.
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Cast:
TSUMABUKI Satoshi, MATSUKATA Hiroki, MATSUDA Ryuhei etc.







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THREE GENERATIONS OF THE YAGYU SWORD
Tokugawa Bugeicho: Yagyu Sandai no Ken - 1993 - Color - Fullscreen - Extras - 6 discs

After the Battle of Sekigahara the Yagyu family became intertwined with the
Tokugawa Shogunate as their sword instructors, and protectors during a period
of anarchy. Yagyu Munenori's swordmanship protected the reputation of the
family, and his son Yagyu Jubei became a wandering swordsman, ranging about
the country on a secret mission to uproot villainy, and fight injustice. This is a
major Jidaigeki work as seen through the eyes of Munenori, showing the types of
men that the 3 generations of Yagyu were that worked for Tokugawa Ieyasu and
lived by the sword in that turbulent era. This 12 hour mini-series is the best in
drama and action, a true collectors gem! All you ever wanted to know about the
real Yagyu Family along with the first three Tokugawa Shogun, this series has it all!

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Directed by: SADANAGA Masahisa
Cast:
MATSUMOTO Koshiro, KUROKI Hitomi, ARIMA Ineko, TAIRA Mikijiro,
TSUGAWA Masahiko

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THREE OUTLAW SAMURAI TV - Volume 1
Shin Sanbiki no Samurai - 1970 - Color - Fullscreen

This series was created from “Three Outlaw Samurai”, the film that gave director Gosha Hideo a rise to fame, with all new cast except NAGATO Isamu. The realistic combat choreography and the outlaw-type personalities as main characters are considered to have influenced later period dramas such as “Kogarashi Monjiro”. Sakura Kyojuro is a spear master, Nagare Ukon is an Iai master, and Kaede Genzaburo is a master of double swords. The three ronin with exceptional fighting skills wander from region to region, crushes the evil that plagues the world and save the helpless.


Directed by: GOSHA Hideo
Cast:
ANDO Noboru, TAKAMORI Gen, NAGATO Isamu, KIKU Hiroko



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TOKUGAWA CHRONICLES:
AMBITION OF THE THREE BRANCHES

Tokugawa Fuun Roku: Gosanke no Yabo – 1986 – Fullscreen

"Tokugawa Chronicles-Ambition of the Three Branches" tells of the battles between the three related families Kishu, Mito, and Owari, as each vies for the shogun’s seat in the line of succession. This action-packed series is a hallmark of the Japan Action Club (JAC), with great performances by Kitaoji Kinya in a dual role as Tokugawa Yoshimune (the "Roughneck Shogun") and Yagyu Shinrokuro, the two finest swordsmen in the nation. Opposing them is Harada Yoshio as the evil Yamanouchi Iganosuke. Rounding out this all-star cast are Nakamura Katsuo, and the peerless Ichikawa Utaemon. Highlighting the series are many fights between the young lord’s Negoro ninja helpers and their mortal enemies, the Koga ninja. History comes alive with the bloody blades of the three families at war within the highest levels of government as the search for a new shogun continues!

(Courtesy of Ichiban)

Cast: KITAOJI Kinya, HARADA Yoshio, ICHIKAWA Utaemon, TANBA Tetsuro etc.
Directed by: various


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TOSHIIE AND MATSU
Toshiie to Matsu - 2002 Taiga Drama - Color - Fullscreen - 49 Episodes

During the turbulent Warring States Era, one man's life and career intertwined
with the three great generals of Japanese history --Nobunaga, Hideyoshi, and
Tokugawa Ieyasu. With political savvy and the support of his fiercely loyal wife,
Maeda Toshiie rose to second in power in the shogunate and built up a fiefdom
that encompassed Echizen, Noto and Kaga. (TV Broadcast quality)

Cast: Nanako Matsushima, Takashi Sorimachi, Teruyuki Kagawa, Noriko Sakai,
Yutaka Takenouchi, Bunta Sugawara, Tetsuro Tanba, Ken Matsudaira









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YAGYU ABARETABI
Yagyu Abaretabi - 1980-1981 - Color - Fullscreen - Extras

Yagyu Abaretabi is a samurai television series from the JAC (Japan Action Club)
which followed the successful Yagyu Conspiracy series with new and exciting
stories. Unlike the first series, which was basically set in and around the Shogun's
Palace in Edo, Yagyu Abaretabi is the tale of members of the Yagyu Clan and
their travels all around the nation seeking to fight injustice and corruption. With
outstanding performances by such stalwarts as Sanada Hiroyuki (playing Jubei's
half-brother Matahei) and Katsuno Hiroshi as Matajuro, not to mention powerful
appearances by Chiba Shinichi (aka Sonny Chiba) himself (as Yagyu Jubei,
the one-eyed swordsman of legendary prowess), this is a series not to be missed.
There are plenty of surprises along the way, as this highly entertaining series is
guaranteed to bring joy to those who watch it.

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Cast:
KATSUNO Hiroshi, CHIBA Shinichi, SANADA Hiroyuki, YAMAMURA So,
KATAHIRA Nagisa, FUJIKI Yuu

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YOSHITSUNE
Yoshitsune - 2005 Taiga Drama - Color - Fullscreen

The historical Taiga drama for 2005 is a life story of Minamoto Yoshitsune,
popular historical figure in Japan who is known to have been an excellent battle
commander in the very end of the Heian period. Yoshitsune, a member of the
Genji clan, contributed greatly to the clan's victory over their rival Heike clan and to
establishment of his brother's first shogunate in history. Based on a novel by
Tomiko Miyao, the drama portrays the life of the "super hero" focusing on the
rivalry and sympathy between Yoshitsune and Tairano Kiyomori, the head of the
Heike clan. (TV Broadcast quality)

Cast: Takizawa Hideaki, Matsudaira Ken, Ishihara Satomi, Inamori Izumi,
Matsuzaka Keiko, Nakai Kichi, Ueto Aya, Watari Tetsuya, Goto Maki





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