Kenji Misumi

Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in the Land of Demons

Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in the Land of Demons

Balancing physical action with Buddhist musings on life and death, the most spiritual of the Lone Wolf and Cub films finds Ogami’s combat skills put to the test by five different warrior-messengers.

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Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in the Land of Demons
Cast
Tomisaburo Wakayama
Itto Ogami
Akihiro Tomikawa
Daigoro
Michiyo Yasuda
Shiranui
Shingo Yamashiro
Kanbei Sazare
Tomomi Sato
“Quick-Change” O-Yo
Akira Yamauchi
Senzo Shin-no-Ji
Hideji Otaki
Abbot Jikei
Fujio Suga
Sozaemon Tskude (Sakute)
Taketoshi Naito
Hachiro Mawatari
Rokko Toura
Ukon Ayabe
Ritsu Ishiyama
Shusuke Mogami
Yoshi Kato
Naritaka Kuroda
Eiji Okada
Shogen Wakita
Minoru Oki
Retsudo Yagyu
Credits
Director
Kenji Misumi
Produced by
Tomisaburo Wakayama
Produced by
Masanori Sanada
Screenplay by
Kazuo Koike
Screenplay by
Tsutomu Nakamura
Based on the manga by
Kazuo Koike
Based on the manga by
Goseki Kojima
Cinematography by
Fujio Morita
Sound by
Tsuchitaro Hayashi
Production design by
Shigenori Shimoishizaka
Music by
Hideaki Sakurai
Lighting by
Hiroshi Mima
Fight choreography
Eiichi Kusumoto
Edited by
Toshio Taniguchi
Sound effects
Toru Kurashima
Assistant director
Umeo Minamino
Makeup
Hideo Yumoto
Makeup
Toshio Tanaka

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