- STARS OF JAPANESE CINEMA
- MATSUDAIRA Ken
- THE NEWEST FROM ICHIBAN: MAGISTRATE TOYAMA 4 EPISODE SPECIAL
MAGISTRATE TOYAMA (Toyama no Kinsan)
4 EXCITING EPISODES
1975-2007 – Color - 4 x 45 min. Approx – REMASTERED ACADEMY STANDARD (4:3)
Starring: MATSUDAIRA Ken
1975 - Episode #1: "A FLURRY OF FALLING CHERRY BLOSSOMS"
1986 - Episode #42: "TOYAMA'S LAST JUDGEMENT"
1991 - Episode #1: "A WOMAN'S VENDETTA"
2007 - Episode #1: "THE WOMAN WHO CHEATED DEATH"
COURTESY OF ICHIBAN
Based on the real-life historical character North Edo Magistrate Toyama Kagemoto, Toyama no Kinsan plays a double role to fight criminals and corrupt officials. Portrayed here in four episodes by four of Japan’s most famous jidaigeki superstar actors: Sugi Ryotaro, Takahashi Hideki, Matsukata Hiroki and Matsudaira Ken, each tells a tale of heroism and honor as Kinsan goes undercover to root out injustice. Famous for his cherry blossom tattooed shoulder which he bares to his foes as they draw swords and get ready to fight. When they are finally brought before the magistrate to plead their case, in his full authority as Magistrate