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    Sunday September 25, 2022
  • Onimusha Games Get Anime With Takashi Miike as Chief Director

    Shinya Sugai directs the series, with lead character Miyamoto Musashi modeled after Toshiro Mifune

    An anime was announced for Capcom's Onimusha series of horror action games, with film director Takashi Miike (Dead or Alive, Ichi the Killer) serving as chief director at anime production house Sublimation. Read on for more.

  • Monday October 16, 2017
  • Tokyo Exhibition Celebrates the Life of Actor Toshiro Mifune

    "The Man the World Called Mifune" includes some 200 pieces of memorabilia, including photos and props

    A new exhibit entitled "The Man the World Called Mifune" that celebrates the life and career of legendary actor Toshiro Mifune (Seven Samurai, Rashomon) is coming to Tokyo in October of 2017, and it features some 200 pieces of memorabilia including candid photos, movie props, and even 2 of Mifune's favorite personal motor vehicles. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Tuesday June 23, 2015
  • Toshiro Mifune to Receive Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

    Late actor to be honored posthumously in 2016 "Motion Picture" category

    Toshiro Mifune, a passionate and prolific actor who passed away in 1997, is being honored posthumously for his contributions to the art of cinema by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday January 14, 2013
  • "300" Director May Helm "Seven Samurai" Inspired "Star Wars" Movie - UPDATED

    Zack Snyder project would be a stand alone rather than numbered sequel

    This weekend, on a Japanese quiz showMika Mifune recounted how her father, Toshiro Mifune, star of legendary Akira Kurosawa samurai movies such as Yojimbo and Seven Samurai, turned down offers to play Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Vader in the original Star Wars. Now, the franchise is circling back around with talk that Zack Snyder may be directing a Seven Samurai inspired SW film. More after the jump.