January 1905, Manchuria. The Russo-Japanese War has been going on for nearly a year. Read More »
Tag Archives: Kazuo Mori
Before he portrayed the legendary blind swordsman, Zatoichi, Shintaro Katsu played Suganoichi, a blind court masseur with a dark side. Read More »
Tange Tenzen and Nakayama Yasubei are honorable samurai living in an era of corrupt officials and treacherous clans. Read More »
An all-star cast from Daiei Film Company has made “the ultimate Jirocho movie” about the legendary yakuza Shimizu no Jirocho, the biggest Boss in the Tokaido area. Read More »
A master of Japanese dance, Nitta has another face, a killer with unearthly skill. Read More »
The main character is a man from the WW2 generation who has lost his dreams in post-war Japan.
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Daimajin gyakushû / Wrath of Daimajin (1966) Kazuo Mori, Hideki Ninomiya, Shinji Hori, Masahide Iizuka, Fantasy
An evil warlord invades a peaceful lakeside village during one of their annual festivals. Read More »
Daibosatsu toge: Kanketsu-hen / Satan’s Sword 3 – The Final Chapter (1961) Kazuo Mori, Raizô Ichikawa, Tamao Nakamura, Katsuhiko Kobayashi, Action, Drama
The Dai-bosatsu toge trilogy is based on Kaizan Nakazatos unfinished long series of novels (41 books, written from 1913 to 1941). Set in the last period of the Tokugawa Shogunate, Daibosatsu Toge tells the story of Tsuke Ryunosuke, a nihilistic swordmaster who doesnt hesitate to kill anyone, bad or good.
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