Toshiya Fujita

Toshiya Fujita – Virgin Blues (1974)

One entry of a trilogy of Seishun Kayo Eiga (youth film featuring songs) directed by Toshiya Fujita with Kumiko Akiyosh Read More »

Toshiya Fujita – Nora-neko rokku: Bôsô shûdan ’71 AKA Stray Cat Rock: Beat ’71 [+Extras] (1971)

A wealthy man frames his son’s girlfriend (Meiko Kaji) to keep them apart. She briefly goes to prison for a crime she didn’t commit before breaking out to reunite with the man she loves. Along the way she befriends a group of hippies who try to reunite her with her boyfriend. Read More »

Toshiya Fujita – Imouto aka Younger Sister (1974)

Synopsis (from [email protected]):
A Seishun Kayo Eiga (youth film featuring songs), about the “interesting” relationship btw a
brother and his younger sister. Actually one entry of a trilogy Toshiya Fujita made at that time
with Kumiko Akiyoshi. Also, One of the top 10 films voted by Jumpo that year.

One of the only few non-Roman Porno Nikkatsu films made after 1971 in 70s.
Starring Kumiko Akiyoshi. Jūzō Itami is also in it (as an actor of course). Read More »

Toshiya Fujita – Revolver (1988)

When a gun belonging to a police officer is stolen, it ends up in the hands of a student, who decides to use it on a yakuza who beat him recently. Now the police officer is hot on the student’s trail, and he’s determined to prevent the gun from going off. Read More »

Toshiya Fujita – Shurayukihime aka Lady Snowblood (1973)


Out of all the films director Quentin Tarantino pays homage to in his interpretation of the revenge flick, “Kill Bill”, the 1973 classic film “Lady Snowblood” takes credit for probably being the most influential to him. And rightly so; “Lady Snowblood” is one of the most original revenge films ever, particularly because of the protagonist who deals out the vengeance is not a man…but a woman. Based on a manga written by Kazuo Koike, who also created the “Lone Wolf and Cub” and “Crying Freeman” manga series, “Lady Snowblood” is one of the best revenge films I’ve seen. Read More »

Toshiya Fujita – Daiamondo wa kizutsukanai AKA The Unspoiled Diamond (1982)


Toshiya Fujita (藤田 敏八 Fujita Toshiya, January 16, 1932 – August 30, 1997), also known as Shigeya Fujita (藤田繁矢 Fujita Shigeya), was a Japanese film director, film actor, and screenwriter. He is well-regarded in Japan for his youth films but is best known abroad for Lady Snowblood and Lady Snowblood 2: Love Song of Vengeance, films ironically not typical of his usual style Read More »