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The stormy tale of the Shinsengumi is told from its birth by master filmmaker Sasaki Yasushi, with an all-star cast based on the original story by Shirai Kyoji. The battles between the royalists and Shogunate supporters come to a fever pitch during the Gion Festival as the exclusionists plot to burn Kyoto and kidnap the Emperor. From its earliest beginnings as a group of ronin brought from Edo to protect the Shogun when he is in Kyoto to see His Imperial Highness, the group had to face difficulties both from within and without. Commander Serizawa Kamo's corrupt practices threaten the group's very existence, as they try to recover from the bad reputation he left them with. Their redemption comes when they learn of Katsura Kogoro plans to gather men at Kyoto's Ikedaya Inn for his attack on the city. Along with Hijikata Toshizo and Okita Soji, Kondo leads the group in an attempt to save Japan from the rebels.

  1. Yasushi Sasaki

    Director

  2. Yoshitake Hisa

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Chiezō Kataoka

    Chiezō Kataoka

    Kondo Isami

  2. Hashizo Okawa

    Hashizo Okawa

    Tajima Orinosuke

  3. Kotaro Satomi

    Kotaro Satomi

    Aizu Clan Lord

  4. Sentarô Fushimi

    Sentarô Fushimi

    Nagakura Shinpachi

  5. Ryūji Shinagawa

    Harada Sanosuke

  6. Kōtarō Bandō

    Kōtarō Bandō

    Abe Mondonosho

  7. Isao Yamagata

    Isao Yamagata

    Serizawa Kamo

  8. Yataro Kurokawa

    Yataro Kurokawa

    Hijikata Toshizo

  9. Tomisaburō Wakayama

    Tomisaburō Wakayama

    Okita Soji

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The Shogun’s Guard: Valor in Turbulence
The Shogun’s Guard: Valor in Turbulence

Original Title 壮烈新選組 幕末の動乱

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Original Language Japanese

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