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Bôhachi bushidô: Poruno jidaigeki (1973)

In PORNO PERIOD DRAMA, Tetsuro Tanba plays a nihilistic ronin who faces down the "Clan of the Forgotten Eight", who got their name because they lost all their basic emotions like conscience... See full summary »

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Shinô Ashita - the Assassin (as Tetsuro Tanba)
Gorô Ibuki ...
Kesazô
Tatsuo Endô ...
Shirobei Daimon
Ryôhei Uchida ...
Kurokuwamon no Ozunu (Ninja)
Yuriko Hishimi ...
Omon
Keiko Aikawa ...
Oriku
Rena Ichinose ...
Otoki
Emi Katsura
Ruriko Ikejima ...
Okô
Shiro Kuno ...
Hemejirô
Kyôichi Satô ...
One-Eyed Kanji
Keishiro Kojima ...
The Visitor in Bath House
Ryota Tamagawa
Kiyoshi Hitomi ...
The Man Selling Newspaper
Shôki Fukae ...
Sanjirô
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In PORNO PERIOD DRAMA, Tetsuro Tanba plays a nihilistic ronin who faces down the "Clan of the Forgotten Eight", who got their name because they lost all their basic emotions like conscience, gratitude, loyalty, shame etc. With his sword Onibouchou (literally: Ogre's Kitchen Knife!) Tanba's character hacks into their ranks in ways that has limbs and severed heads fly everywhere and the blood flows in rivers! On his way, he only stops to take every woman he meets, forcefully if need be! Written by Caterpillar

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Masterpiece of Sleaze, More Pleaze!
13 June 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's been a while since I first laid eyes on this film, I now feel it's my duty to share my feelings and views on what happened here. Firstly, if the opening scene does not grab you and slam you into your seat, then you don't really enjoy Grindhouse Chanbara! From the vivid colors to the stylish camera angles, to the Badassery of the lead character Shino, Bohachi - Clan of the forgotten 8 is a masterpiece of sleaze that no male should miss! Nudging elbows with the Baby Cart series, Bohachi adds tons more skin to get your blood pumping even more. Many scenes are reminiscent of a comic, same style as Baby Cart. Violent, while not going over the top reaching gorebore. There is plenty red stuff spraying to keep your utmost attention. It screams style, cult and just looks so damn beautiful doing it. Shino could be related to Ogami Itto, or even Charles Bronson in fact! This film may be wildly off the wall, but it takes it's self dead serious, I believe. All you men, next time girls night out comes around, treat yourself to this beast!


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