Japanese History Essay

Film makers I will look at will include Akira kurosawa and the creator of Dragon ball Z Akira Toriyama and Maseki Kobayahi.

In terms of observations I will focus on mainly the culture which includes clothing/ mentality of the Japanese people and lifestyle.

Also that year of 1954 saw arguably the two of Japan’s most influential films released.

The first was the Kurosawa Seven Samurai, about a group of hired samurai who protect a helpless village from a dangerous gang of thieves.

This led to a rise in diversity in movie distribution thanks to the increased amount of films produced and popularity of the film studios of Toho, Daiei, Shochiku, Nikkatsu, and Toei.

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Japanese cinema dates back over a hundred years and is the fourth largest in terms of yearly films produced in the world.

It was also the breakout role for legendary Japanese star Toshiro Mifune The first Japanese film in color was Carmen Comes Home directed by Keisuke Kinoshita and released in 1951.

There was also a black-and-white version of this film available.

Movies based on Japanese television series were especially popular during this period.

Anime films now accounted for 60 percent of Japanese film production.

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