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Shinsengumi Chronicles DVD
Japanese
English
DVD-9
1 - North America
93 min
1963
2.35:1
COLOR
Image Gallery, Cast & Crew Bios, Program Notes, Theatrical Trailers
Kenji Misumi
Contains Violence.

They Fought to Save the Shogunate!

This action-packed epic stars Ichikawa Raizo as a honest man who joins the Shinsengumi out of admiration for its leader, Isami KONDO (Tomisaburo Wakayama), and because he wants to die as a samurai. But as his involvement grows, reality and idealism come into deadly conflict.

  • Starring Ichikawa Raizo and Wakayama Tomisaburo (as Kenzaburo Jo).
  • Directed by Misumi Kenji.
  • Based on the best-selling novel by Shimosawa Kan (creator of Zatoichi).
  • "Samurai Knights of the Roundtable" -- Patrick Galloway, Stray Dogs & Lone Wolves : The Samurai Film Handbook.



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