The Samurai

The Samurai
The Samurai is a Japanese historical fiction television series made by Senkosha Productions during the early 1960s. Its original Japanese title was Onmitsu Kenshi. The series premiered in 1962 on TBS and ran continuously until 1965 for ten self-contained story arcs, usually of 13 episodes each. Also created were two black-and-white feature films by Toei Company, made in 1964 by the same crew which has created the TV series, and a stage show. The Samurai proved to be highly successful despite its initially very limited budget. It was the first Japanese TV program ever screened in Australia, where it premiered in 1964 and built up a remarkably large fan-base among the local young audience at the time, rapidly becoming a cult favourite. Despite its massive popularity in Australia as well as success in Japan, New Zealand and the Philippines, the series was not widely screened elsewhere and its fame remains largely restricted to those countries. It was followed in 1965 by the spin-off series The New Samurai, featuring a completely new main character, which was however cancelled after only 39 episodes, compared to the 128 episodes of the original series. In 1973, a color TV series was also made for 26 new episodes in an abortive attempt of a remake and then a short-lived reboot. All of the TV series were sponsored by Takeda Pharmaceutical.

Reviews

Leave a Review?

You must be registered and logged in to submit your review.

Recently Searched

Mala Kahich Problem Nahi Ahe Criminal Passion Harry Potter And The Sorsores Stone Khoya Khoya Chand The Hobbit Queen Sugar Sonu Ki Titu Ki Dhulaniya Narendra Modi Shikari Maratho Ghost Whisperer Avengers Infinity War Broken Blood Road Magnicent Century Beyond The Clouds 2018 One More Chance Pappa Tamne Nhi Samjay Salvador Oh My God Hindi Barcelona A Loveuntold Pretty Little Liars The Collector Galaxy Snowden Monster Truck Ask Lefton Anlamaz Read Fifty Shades Of Gray Darker Movie Ringan Marthi Movie Pursuit Of Happiness Cars 2 Kelly S Heroes Pirates Revemnge Ask Kaftan Anlamaz Clint Eastwood A Dog S Journey Guardian Of The Galaxy Cloak And Dagger Ask Laftan Anlamaz In English Chal Mohana Ranga Latest Hindi Movie 2018 Mirror Movie Ask Laftan Anlamas The Possession Of Hannah Grace Ferdinand Dil To Paagal Hai Avengers Endgam Bird Box Good Fortune Superfly Ask Laftan Analmaz Edge Of Tomorrow Twillingt Saga Hot Movies Strange Ask Laftam Anlamaz Kashinath Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 Day Of The Dead Blood Line Thor Ragnarok Firrty Shades Mr Grey Full Movie Razi Westworld Series 2 Isnt It Loose Control Marathi Flim Detective Byomkesh Bakshi Wonderwoman Because I Love You Hanna Madagascar Love Chocolate And Romance Sharlock Holmes Adult Movies Kala Shah Resident Evil Midnight Sun Pyar Laftan Mein Kahan R And Age Rocket Singh Salesman Of The Year Fifty Shades Grey Ask Laaftan Anlamaz Animated Movies Natrang Marathi Movies Free The Plan For Christmas Prison Break Before We Go Fairy Tail 2018 Rangastalam Telugu Movie Orange Is The New Black Ask Laftan Alnamaz Turkish Drama Bad Neighbours 2 Tarnation Reign Of The Superman Marina Deol Band Marathi Movie Marathi Movies Mardani Hindi Movei Recce Mere Dad Ki Maruti