Tag: Kenji Misumi

Sleepy Eyes of Death: Sword of Villainy (1966) 7

Sleepy Eyes of Death: Sword of Villainy (1966)

Storyline:This film of the sleepy-eyed ronin series has the hero involved when as an act of vengeance a band of samurai whose master was unceremoniously assassinated by agents of the clan, when he sought justice and b...

Sleepy Eyes of Death: Sword of Adventure (1964) 7.1

Sleepy Eyes of Death: Sword of Adventure (1964)

Storyline:This film of the sleepy-eyed ronin series sees the orphan swordsman wander into a town and stumble upon the opportunity to conduct righteous deeds. With the smaller acts of kindness aside the man finds a lar...

Sleepy Eyes of Death: Sword of Fire (1965) 6.9

Sleepy Eyes of Death: Sword of Fire (1965)

Storyline:This film of the sleepy-eyed ronin series has the red-haired swordsman on his way to the city of Edo when he comes across the scene of a woman in the midst of a knife fight with a man. When he reluctantly an...

Satan’s Sword (1960) 6.8

Satan’s Sword (1960)

Storyline:The story follows the life of Ryunosuke Tsukue, an amoral samurai and a master swordsman with an unorthodox style.User Reviews: The story follows the life of Ryunosuke Tsukue (played by Raizo Ichikawa), an a...

Satan’s Sword II (1960) 6.7

Satan’s Sword II (1960)

Storyline:Ryunosuke awakens in the forest having no more idea what happened that previous night, as he'd been drunk & hallucinatory. He is surrounded by corpses & can surmise it's his own handiwork.User Review...

Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx (1972) 8

Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx (1972)

Storyline:In the second film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto battles a group of female ninja in the employ of the Yagyu clan and must assassinate a traitor who plans to sell his clan's secrets to the Shogu...

Hanzo the Razor: Sword of Justice (1972) 6.8

Hanzo the Razor: Sword of Justice (1972)

Storyline:Hanzo is an incorruptible and unorthodox officer in Edo, as famous for his self-discipline and his love shaft as his sword. Against the backdrop of his magistrate's occasional rounding up of vagrants, Hanzo ...

Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in the Land of Demons (1973) 7.7

Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in the Land of Demons (1973)

Storyline:Fifth film in the Lone Wolf & Cub Series. 5 warriors challenge Ogami to duels. Each has 1/5th of Ogami's assassin fee and 1/5 of the information he needs to complete his assassination. His mission is to ...

Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance (1972) 7.9

Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance (1972)

Storyline:In this first film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, adapted from the manga by Kazuo Koike, we are told the story of the Lone Wolf and Cub's origin. Ogami Itto, the official Shogunate executioner, has been fr...

Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades (1972) 7.7

Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades (1972)

Storyline:Ogami Itto volunteers to be tortured by the yakuza to save a prostitute and is hired by their leader to kill an evil chamberlain.User Reviews: A wandering ronin and his young son continue their journey throu...

Return of Daimajin (1966) 6.5

Return of Daimajin (1966)

Storyline:After conquering a village, an evil warlord sets his sights on another by the lakeside. He kidnaps village local Katsushige Nakoshi (Kôichi Uenoyama) and offers an ultimatum to the villagers to hand over one...