Shogun Assassin

Shogun Assassin

85 mins | Action | Nov. 11, 1980

A Shogun who grew paranoid as he became senile sent his ninjas to kill his samurai. They failed but did kill the samurai’s wife. The samurai swore to avenge the death of his wife and roams the countryside with his toddler son in search of vengeance.

Shogun Assassin

85 mins | Action | Nov. 11, 1980

Shogun Assassin
A Shogun who grew paranoid as he became senile sent his ninjas to kill his samurai. They failed but did kill the samurai’s wife. The samurai swore to avenge the death of his wife and roams the countryside with his toddler son in search of vengeance.
IMDb rating 7.4
Producers Toho Company, Ltd., Baby Cart, Katsu Production Co. Ltd.
Original title Shogun Assassin
Directors Robert Houston, Kenji Misumi
Writers Kazuo Koike, Robert Houston

Cast

Tomisaburō Wakayama

as Ogami Itto

Akihiro Tomikawa

as Daigoro Ogami

Kayo Matsuo

as Supreme Ninja

Minoru Oki

as Master of Death (as Minoru Ohki)

Akiji Kobayashi

as Master of Death (as Shoji Kobayashi) / Lord Kurogawa

Shin Kishida

as Master of Death

Shogen Nitta

as Master of Death

Reiko Kasahara

as Azami

Taketoshi Naitô

as Lord Bizen

Tokio Oki

as The Shogun