Blu-ray release: ‘Tokijiro: Lone Yakuza’

By   |  Jun 6, 2024

Radiance Films are bringing the 1966 Japanese action adventure ‘Tokijiro: Lone Yakuza’ (沓掛時次郎 遊侠一匹) to US and UK Blu-ray on August 26, 2024.

Directed by Tai Kato, the film revolves around a gambler who is forced to kill a man due to his obligation to a gang boss, leading to a long and bloody series of battles. The cast includes Kinnosuke Nakamura, Junko Ikeuchi, Jiro Okazaki, Keiko Yumi, and Yoko Mihara.

Synopsis: Weary of the rigid codes of the underworld, gambler Tokijiro (Kinnosuke Nakamura) wanders Japan in search of freedom. But escape proves to be impossible when an obligation to a gang boss leaves him with no choice but to kill a man. To atone for his crime, he vows to take care of his victim’s widow and young son. But the gang won’t rest until they’ve killed the entire family – including the man who stands in their way.

• High-Definition digital transfer
• Uncompressed mono PCM audio
• New and improved English subtitle translation
• Interview with film critic Koushi Ueno
• Visual essay on star Kinnosuke Nakamura by Robin Gatto
• Reversible sleeve featuring original and new artwork by Time Tomorrow
• Limited edition booklet
• Full-height Scanavo packaging with removable OBI strip [3000 copies only]

‘Tokijiro: Lone Yakuza’ is available to pre-order now from and

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