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Misumi, Kenji 1921-1975

Overview
Works: 277 works in 467 publications in 3 languages and 2,181 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Samurai films  Martial arts films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Swashbuckler films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Historical films 
Roles: Director, Restager , Author, Film editor, Other, fmd, Scenarist, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Kenji Misumi
 
Most widely held works by Kenji Misumi
Shogun assassin( Visual )

15 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and French and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edited and dubbed English version of the first two Lone Wolf and Cub films: Sword of vengeance and Baby cart at the River Styx. After the murder of his wife, "Lone Wolf" a masterless samurai takes up his sword and his son seeking vengeance upon the Shogunate
Lone wolf and cub( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Japanese and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

White heaven in hell: In the final Lone Wolf and Cub film, star Tomisaburo Wakayama decided to make the sort of wild movie he'd always wanted to: one in which Lone Wolf battles zombies and Daigoro's baby cart zips improbably across an icy landscape on skis
Zatōichi monogatari = Blind swordsman : the tale of Zatoichi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Japanese and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first of a series of films set in medieval Japan about Ichi, a blind masseur who lives by the Yakuza code and uses his deadly cane sword against his enemies
Ko o kashi ude kashi tsukamatsuru( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shogun and personal executioner Ogami finds his wife murdered by the Ninja assassins of Lord Yagyu. He escapes certain death with his young son, Daigoro, and gives the boy a choice between a ball and a sword: if he chooses the ball, he will join his mother in heaven ; if he chooses sword, he will be a fellow fugitive seeking vengeance. Part one of a six-part series
Shi ni kaze ni mukau ubaguruma( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After undergoing torture to demonstrate his honor and buy the freedom of a girl about to be forced into a life of prostitution, Ogami is hired by his very-impressed torturers to kill a corrupt governor
Sanzu no kawa no ubagurama( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord Yagyu hires a female assassin and her ninjas to avenge the deaths of his sons at the hands of Ogami. Ogami slays all her killers, forcing the woman to hire three masters of death. Part two in a six-part series
Meifu madō( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ogami meets five challengers on the road, and after defeating each one he receives part of his required fee. He also learns the story of a daimyo without a male heir who has registered his daughter as a son and raised her as a boy. Hired by the daimyo to eliminate a rogue lama with evil intentions on the throne, Ogami carries out his part of the bargain, then sets off for the daimyo's castle to set things right
Zatoichi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The colossally popular Zatoichi films make up the longest-running action series in Japanese history and created one of the screen's great heroes: an itinerant blind masseur who also happens to be a lightning-fast swordsman. Features the string of twenty-five Zatoichi films made between 1962 and 1973, starring Shintaro Katsu, collected in one package for the first time
Lone wolf and cub by Kenji Masumi( Visual )

11 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in Japanese and English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baby cart at the River Styx: Itto Ogami and Daigoro continue their quest for vengeance through meifumado, the spiritual way of "demons and damnation," pursued constantly by the Shadow Yagyu clan and the shogun's spies
Daibosatsutōge = The sword of doom by Kihachi Okamoto( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tsukue Ryunosuke, a swordsman with exceptional skills has created many enemies with his evil sword. Utsuki Hyoma waits for his chance to avenge his brother. The story builds up as two women get involved in their lives
Zatoichi jigoku tabi = Zatoichi and the chess expert by Kenji Misumi( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in Japanese and French and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blind swordsman befriends a wandering, chess-loving, battle-thirsty samurai and helps a young girl who has been accidentally wounded in a brutal sword fight
Zatōichi abare-himatsuri( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a town where women are bought and sold, Zatoichi stumbles upon a secret organzation headed by Yamikubo, the Dark Imperial Lord. The 'Boss of Bosses, ' blind like Zatoichi, takes an interest in the masseur, guiding him on the path of destiny and the duty of the sightless. However, a chance encounter with two beautiful women might be the end of Zatoichi, as both a jealous husband and the town Yakuza want his head!"--Container. Number 21 in the series
Zatoichi kessho-tabi = Fight, Zatoichi, fight( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a cruel twist of fate, an innocent woman is cut down in an ambush intended for Zatoichi, turning her infant into an orphan. Feeling responsible, Ichi vows to safely deliver the child to its father. The assassins relentlessly pursue Ichi, who must fight with ever more efficient determination now that he is the infan'ts only protector. In a final twist, Ichi must add to his list of enemies the father of the child he has sworn to protect
Shogun assassin 2 : lightning swords of death( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japan's most feared assassin wanders the countryside with his young son, hunted by the merciless minions of an evil Shogun. Once a noble samurai, he is now the most feared assassin in Japan, known only as Lone Wolf
Lone wolf and cub( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in Japanese and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baby cart to Hades: Ogami Itto rescues a girl who has killed a pimp in self-defense. Baby Cart in Peril: Ogami Itto faces his greatest challenge yet--he has been hired to kill Oyuki, tattooed mistress of the martial arts
Zatōichi kenka-daiko = Samaritan Zatoichi by Kenji Misumi( Visual )

5 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in Japanese and French and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zatoichi kills a man who owes the yakuza boss a gambling debt, just before his sister comes to pay off the debt. What the yakuza really wanted was the man's sister and he tries to take her although the debt's been paid. Zatoichi decides he needs to protect the man's sister and her honor
Lone wolf and cub( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Japanese and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shogun Assassin, made in 1980, is an English-dubbed reedit of the first two Lone Wolf and Cub films, Sword of vengeance (Ko o kashi ude kashi tsukamatsuru) and Baby cart at the River Styx (Sanzu no kawa no ubaguruma)
Lone wolf and cub( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Japanese and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baby cart in the land of demons: Ogami roams the Japanese countryside with his infant son Diagoro and a crude wooden baby cart as the paid assassins known as "Lone Wolf and Cub!". White Heaven in Hell: Once again, Ogami Itto and his son are about to enter the Crossroads to Hell. But this time, they may not return!
Lone wolf and cub( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Japanese and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shogun Assassin, made in 1980, is an English-dubbed reedit of the first two Lone Wolf and Cub films, Sword of vengeance and Baby cart at the River Styx
The tale of Zatoichi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in Undetermined and Japanese and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zatoichi, a blind master swordsman and masseur wanders into a town with feuding Yakuza gangs and becomes involved in their turf war
 
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Alternative Names
Kendži Misumi japonský režisér

Kenji, Misumi

Kenji, Misumi 1921-1975

Kenji Misumi director de cine japonés

Kenji Misumi Japanese film director

Kenji Misumi japanischer Filmregisseur

Kenji Misumi Japans filmregisseur (1921-1975)

Kenji Misumi réalisateur japonais

Misumi, Kenji.

Misumi, Kenji 1921-1975

Кэндзи Мисуми

میزومی کنجی کارگردان ژاپنی

미스미 켄지

삼우연차 1921-1975

みすみ, けんじ 1921-1975

ミスミ, ケンジ 1921-1975

三隅研次 1921-1975

三隅研次 日本の映画監督

三隅硏次 1921-1975

Languages
Japanese (43)

English (18)

French (5)