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The Bushido Blade (1981) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Tsugunobu Kotani ... (as Tom Kotani)

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

William Overgard ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

Richard Boone ... Commodore Matthew Perry
Toshirô Mifune ... Shogun's Commander
Mike Starr ... Bos'n Cave Johnson (as Michael Starr)
Timothy Patrick Murphy ... Midshipman Robin Burr (as Timothy Murphy)
Frank Converse ... Captain Lawrence Hawk
William Ross William Ross ... Perry's Aide
Bin Amatsu Bin Amatsu ... Baron Zen
Shin'ichi Chiba ... Prince Ido (as Sony Chiba)
Iwae Arai Iwae Arai ... Guide
Mayumi Asano Mayumi Asano ... Yuki
James Earl Jones ... The Prisoner
Laura Gemser ... Tomoe
Mako ... Enjiro
Kin Ômae Kin Ômae ... Sumo (as Kin Omai)
Tetsurô Tanba ... Lord Yamato

Produced by 

Jules Bass ... executive producer
Benni Korzen ... associate producer
Arthur Rankin Jr. ... producer
Masaki Îzuka ... associate producer

Music by 

Maury Laws

Cinematography by 

Shôji Ueda ... (as Shoji Ueda)

Film Editing by 

Yoshitami Kuroiwa

Production Management 

Kinshiro Ohkubo ... production manager (as Kinshiro Okubo)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Koichi Nakajima ... first assistant director

Sound Department 

Paul Carr ... re-recording mixer
Ian Crafford ... sound editor
Yuji Hiyoshi ... sound

Camera and Electrical Department 

Kazuo Shimomura ... lighting technician

Editorial Department 

Robert D. Cardona ... post-production executive
Anne V. Coates ... editorial supervisor
Barbara Hilse ... post-production secretary

Music Department 

Kenjiro Hirose ... conductor / music arranger

Other crew 

Ryû Kuze ... swordplay choreographer
William North ... coordinator: US Navy (as Commander William North USN)
Crew believed to be complete

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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