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The Ronin Toshiro Chiba by Daniel Williamson (Storyline and original idea) and Sergio Martino and Sauro Scavolini (Screenplay ''Mannaja'')

THE RONIN TOSHIRO CHIBA is a TV Movie which is a Samurai remake of the classic 1977 Western MANNAJA. It is 17th Century Fedual Japan. After beheading the Shogun Oyama Ushitora, the wandering samurai known as Toshiro Chiba, as he travels to deliever Ushitora's head to Hayabusa Castle, arrives in a small town which is ruled by gangster Orin Dan. Orin Dan decides to hire Chiba to find his missing son, Hiryu. But Dan is unaware, Hiryu has been kidnapped by his right-hand-man Chia Yubari who is secretly working for rival gangster Kenji Tanaka and his gang who are attacking the town. Caught up in the feud between the two rival crime gangs, Chiba finds he has not only Yubari and the rival crime gang to deal with, he also has unfinished buisness with Dan himself, believing Dan was the man who was responsible for the death of his father Doku, who was killed in front of Chiba when he was a boy, and Chiba unleashes war on Yubari and the gang who are out to take him down and Yubari plots to take over Dan's gang and rule the town for himself…

Director Results

Director Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Jim Jarmusch 100% 

Cast Results

Toshiro Chiba Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Ken Wantanabe 100% 

Chia Yubari Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Yuji Okumoto 100% 

Hiryu Dan Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Will Yun Lee 100% 

Oyama Ushitora Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Oki Sugiyama 100% 

Orin Dan Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Randall Duk Kim 100% 

Kenji Tanaka Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa 100% 

Doku Chiba - Toshiro's Father Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. John Lone 100% 

Chiba's Mother Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Yoko Shimada 100% 

Young Toshiro Chiba Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Xihuaru Kilcher 100% 

Eijiro, Tavern keeper Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Sonny Chiba 100% 

Yoko (Prosistute) Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Vee Vimolmai 100% 

Shintaro, brothel operator Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Tom So 100% 

Kesuke, Orin's bodyguard Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Sidney S. Liufau 100% 


  • Dan: MANNAJA (1977) The Film that inspired THE RONIN TOSHIRO CHIBA []
  • Ahmoi_AprilChan: That seems sigoine!!! =D
  • Dan: MANNAJA (1977) which inspired THE RONIN TOSHIRO CHIBA, is a classic spaghetti western. I thought it was a good film that should be remade, i …

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