Band of Ninja

TitleBand of Ninja
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1967
AuthorsÔshima, Nagisa
Running Time123 min
Date Released02/1967
DistributorArt Theater Guild
CountryJapan
Mediumanimation
Publication Languagejapanese
Abstract

In this experimental animated film, director Nagisa Oshima explores the unification of Japan under Oda Nobunaga during the Sengoku period. A young son of a feudal lord avenges his father's assassination  by aligning with a renegade ninja.

Cast

Rokkô Toura 

Kei Yamamoto

Hôsei Komatsu

Noriko Matsumoto

Kei Satô

Yoshiyuki Fukuda

Credits

Produced by Masayuki Nakajima, Takuji Yamaguchi, and Nagisa Ôshima

Directed by Nagisa Ôshima

Based on comic by Sampei Shirato

Written by Mamoru Sasaki and Nagisa Ôshima

Cinematography by Akira Takada

Edited by Sueko Shiraishi

Music by Hikaru Hayashi

Genre

Animation, Action, History

Translated TitleCarnets secrets des Ninjas
Alternate TitleNinja bugei-chô
Original Publication忍者武芸帳
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