A blog dedicated to samurai and the movies they're in. Mostly GIFs and screencaps; old, new, jidai-geki, chanbara, and animation.
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"The sword is the soul. Study the soul to study the sword. An evil mind, an evil sword."

The Sword of Doom - Kihachi Okamoto

The Sword of Doom - Kihachi Okamoto

The Sword of Doom - Kihachi Okamoto

Yojimbo - Akira Kurosawa
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Yojimbo - Akira Kurosawa

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Toshiro Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, & Yuzo Kayama on the set of Sword of Doom (dir. Kihachi Okamoto, 1966)

Toshiro Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, & Yuzo Kayama on the set of Sword of Doom (dir. Kihachi Okamoto, 1966)

(Source: oneiricmoon, via toshiro-mifune)

Samurai Rebellion - Masaki Kobayashi

Tetsurō Tamba and Tatsuya Nakadai in Harakiri and Goyokin

Nakadai faces.
Kill!

Nakadai faces.

Kill!

(Source: mtcoltz)


Toshirō Mifune, Akira Kurosawa, and Tatsuya Nakadai on the set of Sanjuro (1962)

Toshirō Mifune, Akira Kurosawa, and Tatsuya Nakadai on the set of Sanjuro (1962)

(Source: toshiro-mifune)

Kagemusha - Akira Kurosawa

Kagemusha - Akira Kurosawa

Kagemusha - Akira Kurosawa

Kagemusha - Akira Kurosawa

Kagemusha - Akira Kurosawa

Kagemusha - Akira Kurosawa

"My encounter with Yazaki took place six days ago…"
Harakiri - Masaki Kobayashi

"My encounter with Yazaki took place six days ago…"

Harakiri - Masaki Kobayashi

"Kawabe was disposed of five days ago…"
Harakiri - Masaki Kobayashi

"Kawabe was disposed of five days ago…"

Harakiri - Masaki Kobayashi

"In my ignorance, I clung… to these worthless symbols."
Harakiri - Masaki Kobayashi

"In my ignorance, I clung… to these worthless symbols."

Harakiri - Masaki Kobayashi