In the beginning of the springtime in the period of the Japanese Civil Wars of the Sixteenth Century in Lake Biwa in the Province of Omi, the family man farmer and craftsman Genjurô travels to Nagahama to sell his wares and makes a small fortune.
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Onmyoji / The Yin Yang Master (2001) Yôjirô Takita, Mansai Nomura, Hideaki Itô, Hiroyuki Sanada, Action, Fantasy, Drama
In a time when demons and ghosts threaten to bring total devastation to a powerful kingdom, betrayal from within the powerful ranks of the ruling emperor threatens to bring an entire civilization to its knees in this supernaturally charged martial arts epic from director Yojiro Takita.
Shiruku hatto no ô-oyabun / Big Boss in a Silk Hat (1970) Noribumi Suzuki, Tomisaburô Wakayama, Yuri Yamashina, Masumi Harukawa, Crime
A high school baseball team had to quit before the final because of the fact that one player was envolved in a student pregnancy and abortion. After twenty eight years, the daughter of the dismissed player found the old players of the team and persuaded them to play the baseball again.
Red Room: The Forbidden King Game (1999) Daisuke Yamanouchi, Hiroshi Kitasenju, Sheena Nagamori, Mayumi Ookawa, Horror, Thriller, Exploitation
How low would you go to win a million dollars? Just how desperate are you for the cash? Desperate enough to enter the Red Room? In this latest and most vicious game show to emerge from the Japanese underground, four contestants (a husband and wife on the edge of divorce, and two sisters) are locked in the Red Room to draw cards in the “king game.”
Fires on the Plain / Nobi (1959) Kon Ichikawa, Eiji Funakoshi, Mantarô Ushio, Yoshihiro Hamaguchi, Drama, War
Esupai / E.S.P.Y. (1974) Jun Fukuda, Hiroshi Fujioka, Kaoru Yumi, Masao Kusakari, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Hasami otoko / The Man Behind The Scissors (2005) Toshiharu Ikeda, Etsushi Toyokawa, Kumiko Asô, Hiroshi Abe, Crime, Thriller
Akumu Tantei 2 / Nightmare Detective 2 (2008) Shin’ya Tsukamoto, Ryûhei Matsuda, Yui Miura, Hanae Kan, Drama, Horror
Yukie and two of her girlfriends are being haunted by the ghost of a classmate, they once heavily bullied. When the other two die under mysterious circumstances, Yukie sees only one chance for herself. With the help of the Nightmare Detective (Ryuhei Matsuda) she hopes to escape her hopeless situation.