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Jidaigeki!

by Chris Casey
This is a quickly-made random list of a few of my favorite Japanese “Samurai” flicks. There are so many of my favorites that are not among the titles in MUBI’s database that I am not even going to try to make a separate list of such titles here. So, this list is made up strictly of titles MUBI has in their database. I will say that the BOUNTY HUNTER series with Wakayama Tomisaburo are among my top faves in this genre! I am sad to know that none of those films are listed on MUBI. And not all of the SLEEPY EYES OF DEATH series of films are listed on MUBI, either! Especially some of the best such as: A TRAIL OF TRAPS, SWORD OF… Read more

This is a quickly-made random list of a few of my favorite Japanese “Samurai” flicks.
There are so many of my favorites that are not among the titles in MUBI’s database that I am not even going to try to make a separate list of such titles here. So, this list is made up strictly of titles MUBI has in their database.
I will say that the BOUNTY HUNTER series with Wakayama Tomisaburo are among my top faves in this genre!
I am sad to know that none of those films are listed on MUBI.
And not all of the SLEEPY EYES OF DEATH series of films are listed on MUBI, either! Especially some of the best such as: A TRAIL OF TRAPS, SWORD OF VILLAINY, HUMAN TARANTULA, and CASTLE MENAGERIE.

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