1963, 93 min., 35 mm, color, in Japanese with English subtitles. Directed by Kenji Misumi. With Raizo Ichikawa, Tomisaburo Wakayama.
This action-packed epic stars Ichikawa Raizo as an honest man who joins the Shinsengumi out of admiration for its leader, Isami Kondo (Tomisaburo Wakayama), and because he wants to die as a samurai. But as his involvement grows, reality and idealism come into deadly conflict.
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Part of Sakura—Spring Renews, Beauty Blooms.
- April 7, 2012
- 5:00 pm