Ansatsu

Assassination (Ansatsu) (1964)

First published by EyeforFilm In 1853, four American warships arrive in Japan demanding that, after three centuries of peaceful seclusion, she now open herself up to foreign trade. The Shogunate’s pragmatic supporters, based in Edo, have given in to America’s gunboat diplomacy without first consulting the Divine Emperor and begun eradicating anyone opposed to their…