The Secret of the Urn
The Secret of the Urn DVD
After losing both an eye and an arm to treachery while on a mission for his clan, Samanosuke (Kinnosuke NAKAMURA) becomes a ronin who calls himself TANGE Sazen. When a stolen urn that contains the secret to a treasure worth a million gold coins falls into his one remaining hand, all sorts of villains, including a high-ranking Shogunate minister, plot to relieve him of his burden — and his life.
Fubou Hayashi, Hideo Gosha, Hideo Gosha, Kei Tasaka, Keiko Awaji, Kinnosuke Nakamura, Tetsuro Tamba
Revenge (Adauchi) DVD
A minor quarrel escalates into a duel. A death creates a debt of honor. The demands of honor outweigh the demands of justice, and force friends to spill each other's blood. And the need for victory requires the sacrifice of honor.
Eitaro Shindo, Kinnosuke Nakamura, Shinobu Hashimoto, Tadashi Imai, Yoshiko Mita
Miyamoto Musashi - The Set of 5 Discs
An epic 5-film series that chronicles the life of Japan's most famous swordsman, Miyamoto Mushashi, founder of the Niten-ryu school of swordsmanship, and author of The Book of Five Rings, the world-famous book on strategy, tactics and philosophy. Set against the backdrop of Japan’s tumultuous warring-states period, this five-film saga chronicles the rise of Miyamoto Musashi as he evolves from untamed warrior to become Japan’s most famous swordsman.
Chieko Naniwa, Eiji Yoshikawa, Isao Kimura, Kinnosuke Nakamura, Masashige Narusawa, Michiyo Kogure, Naoyuki Suzuki, Rentaro Mikuni, Tomu Uchida
Bushido - The Cruel Code of the Samurai
Bushido: The Cruel Code of the Samurai DVD
Bushido, a.k.a. “The Way of the Warrior” is the chivalrous code of the samurai that has influenced the Japanese way-of-life for centuries. This epic film spans several generations of a typical samurai family, and illustrates the intricate system of loyalty, honor and sacrifice which bound the samurai in ages past, and which, in many ways, persists to this very day.
Eijiro Tono, Kinnosuke Nakamura, Kyoko Kishida, Naoyuki Suzuki, Norio Nanjo, Tadashi Imai, Yoshikata Yoda