Silver Screen Samurai: The Best of Japan's Samurai Movie Posters

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DH Publishing Inc, 2004 - Antiques & Collectibles - 112 pages
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For 50 years, samurai movies have wowed the Japanese and the world with gory sword fights and tear-jerking tales of honor and sacrifice. From Kurosawa's Seven Samurai to anime's Samurai X, this first-ever collection of original samurai movie art pays tribute to a cinematic genre that is truly Japanese. Silver Screen Samurai is a must-have for samurai fans, movie-buffs and lovers of poster art!
 

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With their menacing depictions of sword-wielding warriors, samurai movie posters have been coaxing fans into theaters since the 1930s. Fuzzy landscapes featuring cherry tree blossoms or Himalayan ... Read full review

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Cocoro Books is based in Tokyo, specializing in visually stunning books about Japan's vibrant pop and anime subcultures.

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