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Battles without Honor & Humanity: Hiroshima Death Match - DVD +

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UPC: 760137806196
Product Condition: New
Formats: BLU-RAY
Complete Title: Battles without Honor & Humanity: Hiroshima Death Match
Synopsis: The celebrated Battles Without Honor and Humanity series continues with its second episode, Hiroshima Death Match, setting aside part one protagonist Shozo Hirono (Bunta Sugawara) to follow a side story showcasing genre icons Sonny Chiba (The Street Fighter) and Meiko Kaji (Female Convict 701: Scorpion). Hiroshima, 1950. Demobilized kamikaze pilot Shoji Yamanaka (Kinya Kitaoji) is released from prison and finds himself hungry and broke. Following a bust up with a local gang, he earns the psychotic wrath of local underboss Otomo (Chiba), but Yamanaka''s suicidal impulses are soon put to good use as a hitman for another gang, befriending series hero Shozo Hirono in the process. Despite a budding but forbidden romance with the boss''s niece (Kaji), Yamanaka''s instability and recklessness soon begin to make him a dangerous liability. Taking an even more fatalistic turn than the series'' original entry, Hiroshima Death Match tells the story of the ultimate loser, based on a true story uncovered by screenwriter Kazuo Kasahara while interviewing real-life Hiroshima yakuza for part one. A prosperous era may be dawning for the protagonists, but one with new characters and new grudges to draw them more deeply into its world of blood and betrayal.
Rating: Not Rated
Box Office: 0
Runtime: 98
Video Release Date: Aug 8, 2016
Cast: Bunta Sugawara, Shin''ichi Chiba, Meiko Kaji
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
Genre: Action
Studio: Music Video Distributors
Original Release: 1973
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