Akō Rōshi (1961 film)

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Akō Rōshi
Directed by Sadatsugu Matsuda
Produced by Toei, Shigeru Okada (producer)
Hiroshi Okawa (executive producer)
Written by Hideo Oguni (writer)
Kaneto Shindō (writer)
Based on Novel by Jirō Osaragi
Cinematography Shintarō Kawasaki
Release date
  • March 28, 1961 (1961-03-28)[1]
Running time
150 minutes
Country Japan
Language Japanese

Akō Rōshi (赤穂浪士, Akō Rōshi) is a 1961 color Japanese film about the 47 Ronin directed by Sadatsugu Matsuda. It earned ¥435 million at the annual box office, making it the second highest-grossing film of 1961.[2] Ako Roshi was produced by Toei, and Shigeru Okada. It is based on the novel written by Jiro Osaragi.


See also[edit]

Other films about Forty-seven ronin:


  1. ^ (in Japanese) http://www.jmdb.ne.jp/1961/ck001520.htm accessed 9 May 2009
  2. ^ "nippon-kino.net". Retrieved 2015-02-27. 

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