Eight years after the fall of Oda Nobunaga, Toyotomi Hideyoshi is attempting to unify the whole of Japan. He is opposed by Tenmaō, the mysterious masked resident of Skull Castle (Dokurojō). A wandering stranger named Sutenosuke rescues the girl Sagiri from Tenmaō's men leading them all to the ultimate showdown.
FULL FEATURE 1 PART
From the top of Japan's entertainment world, theatrical troupe Gekidan Shinkansen brings a new live-theatre style of film screening to moviegoers, as their popular stage performance becomes a production that can be enjoyed "just like a stage performance" in the cinema. Using the latest cinematic techniques, the sweat, tears, and subtle emotions of the actors are brought to life through carefully calculated motion picture projection. With high definition audio systems amplifying the actors' stage presence, experience the living excitement of a performance beyond your wildest imagination.
FULL FEATURE 2 PART
Since the first performance in 2004, this "New Entertainment for the Cinema" has been supported and enjoyed by Shinkansen fans, theatre fans, and film fans, and this latest production has been eagerly anticipated by an explosively growing number of people. The Geki•Cine (Filmed Live on Stage) project was started in 2003.