Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman “Darkness Is His Ally” (1989) Shintaro Katsu

Zatoichi: The Blind Swordsman “Darkness Is His Ally” (1989) Shintaro Katsu


Cabinet Of Dr. Caligari (1920) Robert Wiene

Cabinet Of Dr. Caligari (1920) Robert Wiene


Samurai Spy (1965) Masahiro Shinoda


Princess Saohime Dies In Her Brother’s Castle, Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

Princess Saohime was first wife of Emperor Suinin, probably the 11th Emperor of Japan, from 29 BCE - 70 CE (sic). She had just borne the required son, when she was approached by her brother, Prince Sahohiko, to murder the Emperor so Sahohiko could seize the throne. Presented with the opportunity, she could not do it: instead, she revealed the plot. The war that followed was bloody and protracted, eventually turning against the Prince. Saohime, mourning the loss of her brother, joined him in his palace, refusing to leave when it was put to the torch, announcing that she would die to expiate the guilt of rebelling against the Emperor.

Princess Saohime Dies In Her Brother’s Castle, Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

Princess Saohime was first wife of Emperor Suinin, probably the 11th Emperor of Japan, from 29 BCE - 70 CE (sic). She had just borne the required son, when she was approached by her brother, Prince Sahohiko, to murder the Emperor so Sahohiko could seize the throne. Presented with the opportunity, she could not do it: instead, she revealed the plot. The war that followed was bloody and protracted, eventually turning against the Prince. Saohime, mourning the loss of her brother, joined him in his palace, refusing to leave when it was put to the torch, announcing that she would die to expiate the guilt of rebelling against the Emperor.


Akitsu Springs (1962) Yoshishige Yoshida



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Sol Vision 3D

Sol Vision 3D


Vengeance Is Mine (1979) Shohei Imamura


Reliance On Girlhood, Fuji Sumi

Reliance On Girlhood, Fuji Sumi