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1960s Japan Movie Weird Worlds

Yojimbo ~ Akira Kurosawa~ Japan ~1961

A nameless ronin, or samurai with no master (Toshirô Mifune), enters a small village in feudal Japan where two rival businessmen are struggling for control of the local gambling trade. Taking the name Sanjuro Kuwabatake, the ronin convinces both silk merchant Tazaemon (Kamatari Fujiwara) and sake merchant Tokuemon (Takashi Shimura) to hire him as a […]

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1970s Asia Japan Legends & Myths Weird Worlds

Japans Nippon TV 1970s ~ Monkee Magic

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1930s 1940s Asia War

Biography of the life of Hideki Tojo & the history of the Empire of Japan

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1940s Asia Culture United States of America War WW2

Total War ~ WWII in the Pacific ~ 1942 ~ 45

Pacific February 1942 – July 1945 Episode 23 – The World At War   Before the start of the war in the Pacific, Japan attacked Peal Harbor, the American military base located on the island of Oahu in Hawaii, because America had stopped trade of oil and other materials to Japan. After this surprise attack, […]