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.
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.
Also known as zongoku jidai-geki, the brutal subgenre depicting hypocrisy and betrayal lurking beneath the honorable facade of bushido.
A ronin militia who fought a losing battle to defend the Shogunate against the Imperial movement in the final days of the samurai era.
The pitch-black saga of Ryunosuke Tsukue, the obsessive master swordsman who descends into insanity and pure evil.
The one-eyed, one-armed swordsman of Japanese folklore known for his offbeat, comical adventures.
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.