Based on the jidai-geki manga by Nobuhiro Watsuki, "Rurouni Kenshin" plunges us 150-years in the past, into a world where samurai still wield power. Starring Takeru Sato as Kenshin Himura, diretor Keishi Ohtomo's "Rurouni Kenshin" is set to open in Japan on August 25th.
Chi-n-pi-ra - Toru Kawashima (1984)
Veteran actor Kyohei Shibata stars in this tale of young punks entering the dangerous world of Japanese organized crime. Directed by Toru Kawashima, the man who brought us the 1983 yakuza classic "Ryuji".