Masahiro Makino

BirthDate : February 29, 1908 – October 29, 1993
BirthPlace :Kyoto

Almost unknown in the west, Makino directed more than 230 films, primarily in the chanbara and ninkyo genre. He was best known for his shooting technique, which was marked by slow-moving sentimental sequences followed by rapid-fire action. The Nippon Chivalry series with Ken Takakura was one of his greatest success.


The path of the king (1971)

The Path of the King

Cherry Blossom Fire Gang (1972)

Cherry Blossom Fire Gang

Nippon Chivalry pt.1 (1964)

nippon chivalry