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Wakayama, Tomisaburō 1929-1992

Overview
Works: 194 works in 267 publications in 3 languages and 1,942 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Samurai films  Gangster films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Martial arts films  Film adaptations  Crime films  Police films  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Producer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Tomisaburō Wakayama
 
Most widely held works by Tomisaburō Wakayama
Black rain by Ridley Scott( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two New York cops escort a vicious assassin back to his native Japan where they are led into Osaka's exotic underworld and straight into the center of a raging, brutal Yakuza gangland battle
Shogun assassin( Visual )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and French and held by 135 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 )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in Japanese and held by 111 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
Zoku Zatōichi monogatari by Kazuo Mori( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Japanese and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Zatoichi discovers the lord who has hired him suffers from a madness that, if made public, would bring ruin to his empire and the livelihood of the samurai warriors he employs, the blind masseur becomes a wanted man for the secret he now possesses. Attacked at every turn by the crazed lord's samurais and hired yakuza thugs, Zatoichi manages to escape relatively unscathed. But in a final duel, masseur Ichi must face his old foe, the infamous one-armed samurai
Oya no kokoro ko no kokoro( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in Japanese and held by 79 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 tatooed 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
Sanzu no kawa no ubagurama( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 77 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
Zatoichi by Takeshi Kitano( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 73 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
Meifu madō( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in Japanese and held by 69 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
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
Shi ni kaze ni mukau ubaguruma( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Japanese and held by 66 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
Shinobi no mono( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 48 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 48 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 )

1 edition 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 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bad News Bears (1976): Former minor leaguer Morris Buttermaker is a lazy, beer swilling swimming pool cleaner who takes money to coach the Bears, a bunch of disheveled misfits who have virtually no baseball talent. Realizing his dilemma, Coach Buttermaker brings aboard girl pitching ace Amanda Whurlitzer, the daughter of a former girlfriend, and Kelly Leak, a motorcycle punk who happens to be the best player around. Brimming with confidence, the Bears look to sweep into the championship game and avenge an earlier loss to their nemesis, the Yankees. --IMDb
Shinobi no mono 2 vengeance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 27 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 )

5 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disgraced samurai, formerly the Shogun's executioner, was framed by the Yagyu clan who murdered his wife. He travels the countryside with his infant son, selling his services as an assassin and seeking revenge
Shogun assassin 4 five fistfuls of gold( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The loyal guardsmen of a mighty fief send their five best swordsmen to hire the Lone Wolf to kill their deranged master
Shogun assassin 5-film collectors set( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shogun Assassin : The adventures of Ogami Itto, first a noble samurai, then the most feared assassin in Japan. Known as Lone Wolf, he travels the road of vengeance with his infant son Daigoro and a heavily-armed baby cart. As adapted from combined footage of the first and second episodes of the Lone Wolf and Cub adventure series, the extensive re-editing, new scoring, and re-written English language soundtrack effectively offer audiences a new film. Among the significant changes from the original two source films, this version is narrated by the child character
Shogun assassin 3 slashing blades of carnage( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lone Wolf is hired to kill a beautiful assassin with a full-body tattoo, only to find himself in a situation where honor and justice are in conflict. Meanwhile, the evil Yagyu Retsudo continues to try and arrange his death
Shinsengumi chronicles I want to die a samurai( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Japanese and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in nineteenth-century Japan, an honest farmer joins the Shinsengumi, a band of samurai loyal to the shogunate, encountering political conspiracies and intrigue
 
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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

Kenzabur, J 1929-1992

Okumura, Masaru 1929-1992

Tomisaburo Wakayama acteur japonais

Tomisaburō Wakayama Actor

Tomisaburo Wakayama attore giapponese

Tomisaburō Wakayama japanischer Schauspieler

Tomisaburo Wakayama japansk skuespiller

Wakayama, Tomisaburō

Wakayama, Tomisaburo 1928-1992

Томисабуро Вакаяма

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 (32)

English (20)

French (2)

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