Yoshiyuki Kuroda

Yoshiyuki Kuroda – Yôkai daisensô AKA Yokai Monsters: Spook Warfare AKA The Great Yokai War (1968)

Spook Warfare, tells the tale of an evil Babylonian vampire inadvertently awoken by treasure hunters, and a brave samurai that teams with the yokai to defeat the bloodthirsty demon. Read More »

Yoshiyuki Kuroda & Kimiyoshi Yasuda – Tôkaidô obake dôchû AKA Yokai Monsters: Along with Ghosts (1969)

The murder of an old man on sacred grounds provokes the intervention of vengeful yôkai. Read More »

Yoshiyuki Kuroda – Kozure Ôkami: Jigoku e ikuzo! Daigoro AKA Lone Wolf and Cub 6 – White Heaven in Hell (1974)

Based on the best-selling manga series, the six intensely kinetic Lone Wolf and Cub films elevated chanbara to bloody new heights. The shogun’s executioner, Itto Ogami (Tomisaburo Wakayama), takes to wandering the countryside as an assassin—along with his infant son Daigoro (Akihiro Tomikawa) and a seemingly infinitely weaponized perambulator—helping those he encounters while seeking vengeance for his murdered wife. Delivering stylish thrills and a body count that defies belief, Lone Wolf and Cub is beloved for its brilliantly choreographed action sequences as well as its tender depiction of the bonds between a parent and a child. Read More »