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Wakayama, Tomisaburō 1929-1992

Overview
Works: 209 works in 303 publications in 2 languages and 2,250 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Samurai films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Gangster films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Martial arts films  Crime films  Police films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Producer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Tomisaburō Wakayama
 
Most widely held works by Tomisaburō Wakayama
Black rain = kuroi ame by Shōhei Imamura( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York detective Nick Conklin is down on his luck and under investigation by Internal Affairs. He and his friend Charlie witness a brutal murder at the meeting between Mafia and Yakuza chieftains. After arresting a suspect named Sato, they are assigned to escort him to Osaka, where they promptly hand him over to his fellow gangsters, disguised as cops. Determined to pursue the escaped suspect, Nick and Charlie besiege the Osaka police for help. They are grudgingly granted observer status--no guns--and a minder: assistant detective Masahiro Matsumoto. Meanwhile, escaped suspect Sato has plans to bypass the traditional Yakuza hierarchy and go straight to the top, unless the New Yorkers can convince the Japanese to help them stop him
Shogun assassin( Visual )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in English and held by 139 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
Ko o kashi ude kashi tsukamatsuru( Visual )

9 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 107 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
Sanzu no kawa no ubagurama( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in Japanese and held by 86 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 2 in a six-part series
Zoku Zatōichi monogatari( Visual )

2 editions published between 1962 and 2002 in Japanese and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second in 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
Shi ni kaze ni mukau ubaguruma( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 80 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
Oya no kokoro ko no kokoro( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in Japanese and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ogami Itto, previously the official Shogunate executioner, is now a wandering assassin stripped of everything but his son, two swords, and his desire for revenge. Ogami is hired to kill Oyuki, the tattooed mistress of the martial arts, but on the way to fulfill his mission he has to fight Yagyu Gunbei and other assassins from the Yagyu clan
Meifu madō( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in Japanese and held by 76 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 )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in Japanese and held by 69 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
Jigoku e iku zo! Daigorō( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ogami Itto, previously the official Shogunate executioner, is now a wandering assassin stripped of everything but his son, two swords, and his honor. He continues his battle against Yagyu and his clan in revenge for the killing of his wife and framing him, thus causing his homeless state
Lone wolf and cub( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Japanese and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shinobi no mono( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goemon Ishikawa, a talented young ninja, becomes ensnared in a twisted scheme to assassinate Nobunaga ODA, an evil warlord bent on ruling feudal Japan with an iron fist. Deceit, treachery and entire gangs of enemy ninja lurk around every corner as Goemon travels the countryside to complete his task, win back his honor and save his skin
Sympathy for the underdog( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gunji is an aging Yakuza who is released from prison after ten years. He lives by a code of honor that has no place among Tokyo's modern corporate gangs. He gets a new lease on life by reforming his former gang and taking over the whiskey trade on the island of Okinawa. But he is forced to make a final, fateful, bloody stand against the mainland gang that sent him to prison
Shogun assassin 2 : lightning swords of death( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 42 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
Bad News Bears 4-movie collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bad News Bears in Breaking training (1977): Sentimental sequel film finds the Bears, somehow, the little league champions of California. As a result, the team is invited to play a between-games exhibition at the Houston Astrodome with the local champs, the Toros. Kelly Leak, the Bears' star player, decides to rejoin the team and go with them to Houston to make amends with his estranged father, Mike. --IMDb
Lone wolf and cub( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in Japanese and held by 31 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)
Shinobi no mono 2 : vengeance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last surviving Iga Ninja, Goemon Ishikawa, wishes only to live in peace with his wife and child. But he must use every trick in his arsenal to vanquish Nobunaga ODA, an evil warlord who will stop at nothing in his quest to rule all of Japan
Lone wolf and cub( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Japanese and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes: Lame d'un pere, l'ame d'un sabre, a 2005 documentary about the making of the series; New interview with Kazuo Koike, writer of the Lone Wolf and Cub manga series and screenwriter on all five of the films; New interview with biographer Kazuma Nozawa about Kenji Misumi, director of four of the six films; Silent documentary from 1937 about the making of samurai swords, with an optional new ambient score by Ryan Francis
Lone wolf and cub( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Japanese and held by 28 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
Lone wolf and cub( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Japanese and held by 27 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!
 
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Shogun assassin
Alternative Names
Jo Kenzaburo 1929-1992

Joh, Kenzaburo 1929-1992

Jou, Kenzaburou 1929-1992

Jyo, Kenzaburo 1929-1992

Kenzaburo, Jo

Kenzaburô, Jô 1929-1992

Okumura, Masaru 1929-1992

Tomisaburo Wakayama acteur japonais

Tomisaburō Wakayama Actor

Tomisaburo Wakayama attore giapponese

Tomisaburō Wakayama japanischer Schauspieler

Tomisaburo Wakayama Japans acteur (1929-1992)

Tomisaburo Wakayama japansk skuespiller

Wakayama, Tomisaburō

Wakayama, Tomisaburo 1928-1992

Томисабуро Вакаяма

تومیسابورو واکایاما بازیگر ژاپنی

ワカヤマ, トミサブロウ 1928-1992

奥村, 勝

若山富三郎

若山富三郎 1929-1992

Languages
Japanese (44)

English (20)

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