TAJOMARU is the famous 'bandit' of the forest from RASHOMON. Whoever kills Tajomaru inherits his name, status and sword. A royal brother leaves his kingdom to protect the princess he loves,... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Shun Oguri ...
Naomitsu Hatakeyama
Yuki Shibamoto ...
Ako
Kei Tanaka ...
Sakuramaru
Kyôsuke Yabe ...
Michikane
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Nobutsuna Hatakeyama
Hirotarô Honda ...
Hidetaka Kuriyama
Hiroki Matsukata ...
Tajomaru
Masaomi Kondô ...
Kagetoki
Ken'ichi Hagiwara ...
Ashikaga Yoshimasa
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gô Ayano
Hihio Iwanaga
Shigeo Kobayashi ...
Samurai
Masato Shinkawa
Takamasa Suga
Yoshiyuki Yamaguchi
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TAJOMARU is the famous 'bandit' of the forest from RASHOMON. Whoever kills Tajomaru inherits his name, status and sword. A royal brother leaves his kingdom to protect the princess he loves, only to find a series of harrowing adventures along the way which lead him back to where he came from, and then disinheriting his past to become the bandit TAJOMARU. Written by Anonymous

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A Prince becomes a bandit to save his state and heroine

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12 September 2009 (Japan)  »

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Tajomaru - Räuber und Samurai  »

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Yoshimasa Ashikaga was a real historical figure. He was shogun in Japan from 1436 to 1490. See more »

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Written by Tak Matsumoto
Performed by Tak Matsumoto (as Takahiro Matsumoto) and Kôshi Inaba (as B'z)
Courtesy of VERMILLION RECORDS
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A New Vision of Perfection... If only you picked one this is it ..I promise you..!
28 March 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This Japanese movie is a must see for the experienced and true lover of the genre. I must admit it is a new way of telling and old story but with superb achievement.

This movie will touch your heart while satisfying the thrill of many great fight scenes.

The score has the well known feel of such a saga and a well placed Asian Pop feel if you can believe they can be interwoven. This one pulls it off, over the top.

Followed closely the plot will unfold perfectly. A very deep and satisfying story that is not drawn out.

Please do yourself a favor and do not miss this gem....I Cried....I Smiled ....I yelled ....and Cheered.!!!


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