Four ex-samurai are hired to find and kill ninja infiltrators who are intent on destroying the Matsuyama clan. Read More »
Tag Archives: Tetsuya Yamanouchi
The Third Contest / Mondonosuke Sanban Shobu (1965) Tetsuya Yamanouchi, Shigeru Amachi, Kanjûrô Arashi, Gannosuke Ashiya, Drama
When Mondonosuke, a young sword student has a bad dream about his sensei being killed in a duel, he takes it upon himself to return to Edo and see if his teacher needs help. Read More »
Kairyu daikessen / Battle Of The Dragons (1966) Tetsuya Yamanouchi, Hiroki Matsukata, Tomoko Ogawa, Ryûtarô Ôtomo, Fantasy
In ancient Japan, a good lord is killed and his throne is taken by the trecherous Yuki Daijo and his wizard friend Oroki-maru. The young prince Ikazuki-maru is rescued from the jaws of death by a magic bird sent by a wizard. Ten years later, Ikazuki-maru embarks on an adventure to avenge his parents and the wizard’s death with his magic powers he learned from the wizard. He kills Yuki Daijo but then must battle Oroki-maru in a battle to the death.
Read More »