Three Outlaw Samurai (1964) [The Criterion Collection #596] [Re-UP]
Author: Someonelse

Three Outlaw Samurai (1964)
A Film by Hideo Gosha
DVD9 | VIDEO_TS | NTSC 16:9 | Artwork | 01:33:51 | 6,27 Gb
Audio: Japanese AC3 1.0 @ 384 Kbps | Subtitles: English
Genre: Action, Drama | The Criterion Collection #596

This first feature by the legendary Hideo Gosha is among the most beloved chanbara (sword-fighting) films. An origin-story offshoot of a Japanese television phenomenon of the same name, Three Outlaw Samurai is a classic in its own right. A wandering, seen-it-all ronin (Tetsuro Tamba) becomes entangled in the dangerous business of two other samurai (Isamu Nagato and Mikijiro Hira), hired to execute a band of peasants who have kidnapped the daughter of a corrupt magistrate. With remarkable storytelling economy and thrilling action scenes, this is an expertly mounted tale of revenge and loyalty. Details
Usagi Yojimbo #132-133 (Ongoing)

Usagi Yojimbo #132-133 (Ongoing)
2 CBZ's | Dark Horse | Release Dates Oct 27 & Nov 24 2010 | 29.50 MB Total

Here's the current 2-story arc of multiple (20+) Eisner Award nominee and triple-Eisner award winner Stan Sakai creation Usagi Yojimbo, published by Dark Horse and featuring Miyamoto Usagi, an anthropomorhpic rabbit ronin in early 17th century Edo period Japan and partially patterned after famous and legendary swordsman Miysamoto Musashi. This special 2-issue story line entitled "Taiko" indeed makes a perfect introduction and jumping on point for new readers. Issue #123 of this series was nominated for the 2010 Eisner for Best Single Issue. Terrific stuff. Both high-quality Minutemen-DTs scans.
Sha's Feckel - Feckel For Lovers (2015)
Author: mark70

Sha's Feckel - Feckel For Lovers (2015)
MP3 320 kbps CBR | 74:12 min | 170 MB
Genre: Jazz, Fusion | Label: Ronin Rhythm Records

Sha’s Feckel has no interest in the jazz status quo. For its sophomore album Feckel for Lovers, the Swiss quartet has chosen to emphasize the rock element of its jazz-rock leanings, amping up the energy and crunch by several factors. It’s music inspired by its raucous standing room audiences, but there’s plenty for the chin-stroking set, too. Details
Hitokiri (1969)
Author: Someonelse

Hitokiri (1969)
A Film by Hideo Gosha
DVD9 Custom | VIDEO_TS | PAL 16:9 | Cover | 02:14:06 | 5,45 Gb
Audio: Japanese AC3 2.0 @ 256 Kbps | Subs: French, English (added)
Genre: Action, Drama

Izo Okada, a ronin (masterless samurai), desperately seeks a way out of his financial straits. He allies himself with the Tosa clan under the ruthless leader, Takechi, and imagines that he has come up in the world. But Takechi makes Izo a killer and a puppet, filled with self-loathing and a need to stop Takechi. Details
Kill! (1968) Criterion Collection [Reuploaded]
Author: TinyBear

Kiru – Kill! (1968) Criterion Collection
DVDRip 480p - TinyBearDs | MKV | 848 x 366 | x264 600kbps 23.976fps | AAC 64kbps 2CH
Language: Japanese | Subtitle: English Included | 114min | 535MB
Genre: Action | Comedy | Drama | 1 win
IMDb Rating: 7.4/10 (1,019 users)

Two ronin - an ex-samurai and an ex-farmer - get caught up a local officials complex game of murder and betrayal. Details
Tomu Uchida: Miyamoto Musashi 2 – Showdown at Hannyazaka heights (1962)
Author: mal11lam

Miyamoto Musashi 2 – Showdown at Hannyazaka heights - Tomu Uchida (1961)
Japanese | Subtitle: English | 1:46:38 | 640 x 304 | DiVX | MP3 – 116 kbps | 700 MB
Genre: Action/Drama

Bit of a let-down after the terrific first instalment. There is decidely less action in this one, and Kinnosuke's acting is not as compelling.
On the upside, many of the characters from the first one are still around. The feisty old couple who feel wronged and try for revenge are hilarious. And Akemi and Otsu, the two main female characters, are as lovely as ever.
And the overall story begins to make more sense. The film opens with Takeno deciding to leave the castle and, therefore, is given a new name for his new life. His new personal name, Musashi, is in fact the same name as Takezo. That is, the same kanji characters. But because of the (to outsiders) baffling lack of consistent phonetics, this is perfectly acceptable and understandable, and the story makes some attempts to at least make it clear. The newly rechristened MM sets out to learn swordsmanship from only the best practitioners, in a time when ronin (landless samurai) are legion and times are tough.
There is some clever strategy and thoughtful plot points, and the final sword battle caps things off rather well. Overall, I'd say this instalment would be good for those who want to understand the series as a whole, but not so compelling as a stand-alone viewing. Details
The Lustful Shogun and His 21 Concubines (1972)
Author: MirrorsMaker

The Lustful Shogun and His 21 Concubines (1972)
DVDRip | AVI | 720x 320 | XviD @ 1890 Kbps | 91 min | 1,46 Gb
Audio: Japanese AC3 2.0 @ 384 Kbps | Subs: English (idx/sub)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Pinku

The Tokugawa Shogun at death's door and chooses a successor, then dies. Unfortunately, the successor is more interested in books than women. Fearing that the new Shogun will not carry on the Family name, a corrupt lord, with the help a female Ronin Hood-esque thief, replaces the Shogun with a horny double, while the Shogun learns the pleasures of women. They get more than they bargained for then the double, with his new found wealth, power and access to the O'oku, refuses to give up his title. Details
Ikarus - Chronosome (2016) [TR24][OF]
Author: SERTiL

Ikarus - Chronosome
Jazz | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88.2 kHz | 45:33 min | 761 MB | Front Cover
Label: Ronin Rhythm Records | Tracks: 10 | 2016

The hybrid musical organism known as IKARUS returns with a prismatic cipher of a new long-player, entitled Chronosome . The title is a play on two ideas that informed this sophomore meditation on sound: chromosome (organized package of DNA) and Chronos (the personification of time). Details
Mythic Vistas: Eternal Rome
Author: Pas2059

Mythic Vistas: Eternal Rome
Publisher: Green Ronin Publishing; Brdgm edition | ISBN: 1932442421 | edition 2005 | PDF | 160 pages | 9 mb

Mythic Vistas, the line that brought you Testament and the Trojan War, now completes its ancient world trifecta with the definitive guide to the glory of Rome! Covering all major periods from Rome's founding to the final barbarian incursions, Eternal Rome gives you everything you need to explore this fantastic era. Chock full of historical and mythic details, this sourcebook gives you a detailed atmosphere and environment for historical games, all the while providing the necessary tools to bring Roman culture into existing d20 games. Inside, you'll find rules for adapting existing classes to the setting, classical prestige classes and monsters, and even an introductory adventure by Testament's Scott Bennie to launch your new Eternal Rome campaign. Indeed, it is sweet and fitting to die for one's country. So, ready your shields and raise your pilums! Take your d20 games to new heights of adventure with the might and majesty of Eternal Rome! Details
Cooking with Cannabis: The Most Effective Methods of Preparing Food and Drink with Marijuana, Hashish, and Hash Oil (repost)
Author: Veslefrikk

Adam Gottlieb, "Cooking with Cannabis: The Most Effective Methods of Preparing Food and Drink with Marijuana, Hashish, and Hash Oil"
Ronin Pub | 1993-12 | ISBN: 0914171550 | 67 pages | PDF | 2 MB
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