Director Jissoji Akio first introduced Silver Mask (1971) as 26 episodes aired from 28th November 1971 until 21st May 1972 by TBS. The mask of "Shiruba Kamen" was inspired from western ...
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Near a remote Buddhist monastery, a young man falls in love with his sister and gets her pregnant. After a monk finds out, the young man becomes an assistant to a master sculptor, only to proceed to complicate matters with his affairs.
A middle-age widow (Keiko Kaja) becomes a call girl in a shady S&M club to pay off the debts accumulated by her yakuza husband. She's a depressed woman, merely going through the motions of ... See full summary »
In a piece of erotic realism it is a work that both entertains the curious eye and then turns around to provide philosophy in order to criticize it. Being a prostitute is not easy. There is... See full summary »
After false reports of his demise put him and his work on the map, an artist decides to continue the charade by posing as his own brother. Soon, a reporter enters his life and has a profound effect on him.
After scientist Professor Kasuga is killed by fiendish aliens for plans to a super-rocketship, his children trek across Japan, protected by the second-oldest brother, Koji, who transforms into the super-cyborg, Silver Mask.
Director Jissoji Akio first introduced Silver Mask (1971) as 26 episodes aired from 28th November 1971 until 21st May 1972 by TBS. The mask of "Shiruba Kamen" was inspired from western knights headpieces and was a novelty for that era filled with cyborg-like costumes of Urutoraman and insect-like costumes of the Kamen Rider series. The hero was fighting space aliens with the simplicity of "Silver". After more than 30 years, just like in the final episode "Andromeda 2001", Jissoji Akio is back with a new "Shiruba Kamen" (2007) and a story that grew to maturity. It might be surprising that the new hero is in fact a young woman (Zabine) daughter of a Japanese father and a German mother. But this twist of story is only following the pulse of time and the natural evolution of society in Japan and elsewhere. The "Shiruba Kamen" (2007) (aka Silver Mask or Silbermask) is split in 3 equal parts, the present, the past and the future, each part having been shot by a different director and ...Written by