|NEWCOMER TO SHIMIZU|
Directed by: MAKINO Masahiro
Cast: OKAWA Hashizo, OKA Satomi, OKOCHI Denjiro, KOGURE Michiyo
One of Japan's most enduring stories is the true-life yakuza boss Jirocho of Shimizu
and his gang as they took over the Tokaido Highroad and went on to everlasting fame.
Many of the gang members have become household names although their
backgrounds and how they came to join the group is mostly lost in the mists of time
gone by. This is the tale of Masa, who arrived in Shimizu Port hungry and down on his
Follow his adventures as he meets up with the other gang members and goes
on to join and become one of their best swordsmen. A truly exciting tale starring the
ever-popular Okawa Hashizo along with all-time great Okochi Denjiro. The old and the
young stars shine in this terrific motion picture.
1960 - Color - Widescreen
Japanese with Optional English subtitles