Legends of Jidai-Geki

The Loyal 47 Ronin
Also known as the Chushingura story or the Fall of the Ako Clan, generally considered the preeminent national legend of Japan.
Musashi Miyamoto
The single most famous samurai in history, a remarkable swordsman, scholar, artist and philosopher.
Shimizu no Jirocho
The renowned Boss of the Tokaido and his stalwart 28 men whose entertaining exploits made them the exemplars of chivalrous yakuza.
Cruel Jidai-Geki
Also known as zongoku jidai-geki, the brutal subgenre depicting hypocrisy and betrayal lurking beneath the honorable facade of bushido.
The Shinsengumi
A ronin militia who fought a losing battle to defend the Shogunate against the Imperial movement in the final days of the samurai era.
Daibosatsu Toge
The pitch-black saga of Ryunosuke Tsukue, the obsessive master swordsman who descends into insanity and pure evil.
Tange Sazen
The one-eyed, one-armed swordsman of Japanese folklore known for his offbeat, comical adventures.
Zatoichi
The blind swordsman made legendary in the long-running series starring Shintaro Katsu.
Lone Wolf and Cub
Deadly assassin Itto Ogami and his young son Daigoro wander the road to hell, based on the manga series Kozure Okami.
Nemuri Kyoshiro (coming soon)
Variously known as Sleepy Eyes of Death or The Son of the Black Mass, featuring a cyncial ronin who kills with his patented Full Moon Cut.

The Jidai-Geki Knights
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