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Japanese amazons

by Ramin S. Khanjani
(My list is mostly based on Chris D.‘s article entitled The Sumurai Film: A Neglected Genre and Jessica Amanda Salmonson’s notes on her now abandoned website Weird Wild Realm) Not listed in Mubi yet: Woman Killer aka. Showa Woman’s Gambling Kode (Taro Yuge-1969) Daring Nun (Kazuo Ikehiro-1968) Peony With Human Flesh (Kazuo Mori-1958) Lady Detective in Edo (Kinnosuke Fukada) Young Blades’ Obligations- Cherry Blossom in Long Sleeves (Ko Sasaki-1959) Three Female Racketeers (Kimiyoshi Yasuda) Cat Girl Gamblers (Haruyasu Noguchi-1965) Cat Girl Gamblers : Naked Flesh Paid into the Pot (Haruyasu Noguchi-1965) Lady Sazen (Kimiyoshi… Read more

(My list is mostly based on Chris D.‘s article entitled The Sumurai Film: A Neglected Genre and Jessica Amanda Salmonson’s notes on her now abandoned website Weird Wild Realm)
Not listed in Mubi yet:

Woman Killer aka. Showa Woman’s Gambling Kode (Taro Yuge-1969)
Daring Nun (Kazuo Ikehiro-1968)
Peony With Human Flesh (Kazuo Mori-1958)
Lady Detective in Edo (Kinnosuke Fukada)
Young Blades’ Obligations- Cherry Blossom in Long Sleeves (Ko Sasaki-1959)
Three Female Racketeers (Kimiyoshi Yasuda)
Cat Girl Gamblers (Haruyasu Noguchi-1965)
Cat Girl Gamblers : Naked Flesh Paid into the Pot (Haruyasu Noguchi-1965)
Lady Sazen (Kimiyoshi Yasuda-1968)
Mankiller aka. Female Assassin Gammadion (Kosaku Yamashita-1968)
Trials of an Okinawa Vilage (Shigehiro Ozawa- 1971)
Red Peony Gambler (Kosaku Yamashita-1968)
Red Peony Gambler: Gamblers’s Obligation (Norifumi Suzuki- 1968)
Kanto Woman Yakuza (Akira Inoue-1968)
Kanto Woman Scoundrel (Kazuo Mori-1969)
Kanto Woman’s Bad Reputations (Kazuo Mori-1969)
Kanto Woman’s Bad Temper (Akira Inoue-1969)
The Woman Gambler (Buichi Saito-1969)
Storm of Violence (Buichi Saito-1969)
Go to Hell! aka. Vermillion Sword Scabbard Gambling Code-Take a Life (Buichi Saito-1969)
The Dragon Tattoo aka. Raising Drago’s Soft Flesh Exposed (Masami Kuzuo-1969)
Woman Boss aka The Geisha Firefighter (Masahiro Makino-1970)
Naked Ambition aka. Notebook of Heinous Woman (Kazuo Ikehiro- 1970)
Orphan Gambler 2 aka. Woman Gambler: I Beseech You (Kosaku Yamashita- 1971)
Ninja Women (Masaru Tsushima-1991)
Lady Ninja: Reflections of Darkness (Masaru Tsushima 1996)
Young Blades’ Obligations – Flower Palanquin Pass (Juichi Kono – 1959)
Secret Female Ninja (Jiro Ishikawa
2009)
Danger dolls (Shusuke Kaneko-2014)
Girl’s blood (Koichi Sakamoto- 2014)
High Kick angels (Kazuhiro Yokoyama- 2014)
Salvage mice (Ryuta Tazaki- 2011)
Kiri: the chronicles of a professional killer (Koichi Sakamoto- 2014)
Woman hell song (Mamoru Watanabe- 1970)
The masked girl (Isao Kaneko- 2008)
Kiri: Shokugyô Koroshiya (Koichi Sakomoto- 2015)
Sukeban fighter Misaki (Masayoshi Shiki- 2006)
Operation pussycat (Ryuichi Honda-2004)
Beauty pair Makka No Seishun (Makoto Naito- 1977)
Eyecatch junction (Takashi Miike-1991)
Terminator Zan Kill (Jiro Ishikawa-2008)

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