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For the pink film company founded in 1961 as a successor to Shintoho, see Shintōhō Eiga

Shintoho Co. Ltd. (新東宝株式会社 Shintōhō kabushiki kaisha?, or New Tōhō Company) was a Japanese movie studio. It was one of the big six film studios (which also included Daiei, Nikkatsu, Shochiku, Toei, and Toho) during the Golden Age of Japanese cinema. It was founded by defectors from the original Toho company. Known primarily for exploitation cinema, it declared bankruptcy in 1961, after its last production, Jigoku.[1]

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  1. ^ Balmain, Colette (2008). Introduction to Japanese Horror Film. Edinburgh University Press. p. 14. ISBN 9780748624751. In 1947, daiei financed a separate cinematic production company called Shintōhō. Due to the success of Three Hundred and Sixty Nights (Ichikawa: 1948) – a melodrama about a love triangle between two girls and a boy – Shintōhō was able ... 
  2. ^ Haruo Shirane Envisioning The Tale of Genji: Media, Gender, and Cultural Production 2008- Page 325 "Meiji tennō to Nichiro daisensō (The Meiji Emperor and the Russo-Japanese War), dir. Watanabe Kunio, color, 113 minutes, , Shintōhō Company, 1957. The original concept was directed by production committee leader Ōkura Mitsugu; text, directed by Watanabe Kunio; screenplay, directed by Tateoka Ken'nosuke, and Emperor Meiji was portrayed directed by ..."

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