6.9/10
27
0 user 1 critic

Kanketsu Sasaki Kojirô: Ganryû-jima kettô (1951)

Master swordsman Kojiro Sasaki is not content with the knowledge of his own power and constantly seeks to impress it upon others. Another great samurai swordsman, Musashi Miyamoto, has ... See full summary »

Director:

Hiroshi Inagaki

Writers:

Yumi Fujiki, Takeo Matsuura (as Kenrô Matsuura) | 2 more credits »
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Action | Adventure | Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Depicts the early life of the legendary warrior Musashi Miyamoto; his years as an aspiring warrior, an outlaw and finally a true samurai.

Director: Hiroshi Inagaki
Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Mariko Okada, Rentarô Mikuni
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Musashi Miyamoto is challenged to a duel by a confident swordsman Sasaki Kojiro. He agrees to fight him in a year's time.

Director: Hiroshi Inagaki
Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Mariko Okada, Kôji Tsuruta
Action | Drama | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Soldiers Hayatenosuke Sasa and Kagami Yaheiji leave their besieged castle on a secret mission into the enemy camp. Hayatenosuke has left behind his lover, Kano. In the camp, Hayatenosuke is... See full summary »

Director: Hiroshi Inagaki
Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Rentarô Mikuni, Danshirô Ichikawa
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A poor rickshaw driver finds himself helping a young woman and her son after the woman's husband dies suddenly.

Director: Hiroshi Inagaki
Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Hideko Takamine, Hiroshi Akutagawa
Action | Adventure | Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Musashi Miyamoto returns to Kyoto after years of absence. After a series of fights against the Yoshioka School, he challenges its master to a duel.

Director: Hiroshi Inagaki
Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Mariko Okada, Kôji Tsuruta
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

In the Tokugawa Era, the clan of Lord Yagyu has hidden away three scrolls containing clan secrets which, if revealed, would cause revolution and disaster for the clan. The information is ... See full summary »

Director: Hiroshi Inagaki
Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Yoshiko Kuga, Kyôko Kagawa
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Feudal Japan, 1543 to 1562. Kansuke Yamamoto is a samurai who dreams of a country united, peaceful from sea to sea. He enters the service of Takeda, the lord of Kai domain. He convinces ... See full summary »

Director: Hiroshi Inagaki
Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Yoshiko Sakuma, Kinnosuke Nakamura
Samurai Saga (1959)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Edmund Rostand's play Cyrano de Bergerac, transplanted to Japan. A poet-warrior with an oversized nose (matched only by his great heart) loves a lady. But she sees him only as a friend, so ... See full summary »

Director: Hiroshi Inagaki
Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Yôko Tsukasa, Akira Takarada
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

In the Tokugawa Era, the clan of Lord Yagyu has hidden away three scrolls containing clan secrets which, if revealed, would cause revolution and disaster for the clan. The information is ... See full summary »

Director: Hiroshi Inagaki
Stars: Kôji Tsuruta, Toshirô Mifune, Nobuko Otowa
Red Lion (1969)
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Impersonating an Imperial Army officer by wearing a "red lion's mane", a poor servant returns to his village after 10 years of absence to end the village's suffering caused by corrupt ... See full summary »

Director: Kihachi Okamoto
Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Shima Iwashita, Etsushi Takahashi
Nippon tanjô (1959)
Adventure | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The legend of the birth of Shintoism. In Fourth Century Japan, the Emperor Keikoh's son Ouso expects to succeed his father on the throne, but Otomo, the Emperor's vassal, prefers Ouso's ... See full summary »

Director: Hiroshi Inagaki
Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Yôko Tsukasa, Akihiko Hirata
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Mataemon Araki, a renowned swordsman, helps a young man find vengeance.

Director: Kazuo Mori
Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Yuriko Hamada, Takashi Shimura
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Tomoemon Otani Tomoemon Otani ... Kojirô Sasaki
Toshirô Mifune ... Musashi Miyamoto
Hisako Yamane Hisako Yamane
Shin Tokudaiji Shin Tokudaiji ... Tôma Inose
Yuriko Hamada Yuriko Hamada ... Kozato
Kamatari Fujiwara ... Tôbê
Jun Tazaki Jun Tazaki ... Matabê Takada
Eijirô Tôno ... Jinnai Ôba
Hisaya Morishige Hisaya Morishige ... Gossipy Townsman
Toranosuke Ogawa ... Sado Nagaoka
Tatsuya Ishiguro ... Naizen Ariyoshi
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Takuzô Kumagai Takuzô Kumagai ... Ronin (as Jirô Kumagai)
Edit

Storyline

Master swordsman Kojiro Sasaki is not content with the knowledge of his own power and constantly seeks to impress it upon others. Another great samurai swordsman, Musashi Miyamoto, has great respect for Sasaki's skills, but seeks to find spirituality and redemption for past sins rather than glory. Sasaki challenges Miyamoto, who tries to avoid conflict, but eventually the two must meet. They do so on Ganryu Island. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

26 October 1951 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Conclusion of Kojiro Sasaki: Duel on Ganryu Island See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Toho Company See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Follows Zoku Sasaki Kojiro (1951) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page

IMDb Freedive: Watch Movies and TV Series for Free

Watch Hollywood hits and TV favorites for free with IMDb Freedive. Start streaming on IMDb and Fire TV devices today!

Start watching

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed