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Shinsengumi in movies

Rurôni Kenshin -るろうに剣心, the live-action movie (2012)

                It is the adaptation of the manga by Watsuki Nobuhiro, directed by Ôtomo Keishi for the big screen. As I said earlier, I tend to be afraid of manga adaptation in movies. One … Lire la suite

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When The Last Sword Is Drawn – 壬生義士伝 (2003)

This movie directed by Takita Yôjirô was supposedly absolutely great. It won several prizes (Best Film award at the 2004 Japanese Academy Awards, Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor…) and since it was about Saito Hajime, Captain of the 3rd Division … Lire la suite

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Best Known Movie about Shinsengumi in Europe: Gohatto/Taboo 御法度

Gohatto/Taboo (御法度)by Ôshima Nagisa (1999) is an example of the jidaigeki genre (historical drama often taking place in the Edo period). This movie is the last directed by Ôshima Nagisa, a famous Japanese director. It was entirely shot in a studio … Lire la suite

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