By: John M Jerva Earlier this year, a new breed of action star was born when actress/singer/songwriter MASUMI threw her hat into the action cinema ring as she starred in her first leading role in the bloody and hyper-kinetic action-thriller Yakuza Princess. MASUMI had never done action on screen prior to the movie but you wouldn’t know it as she looked like a seasoned bad … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: A New Breed of Warrior- MASUMI Talks YAKUZA PRINCESS!
By: John M Jerva Yakuza Princess, which is one of the most bad ass, martial arts action pics of the year, is ready to slice its way to home video this November! The film which features Masumi, in a breakout role, is essential, first rate martial arts action at its finest and is essential viewing for any serious fan. Check out the new box cover … Continue reading YAKUZA PRINCESS Slices it’s Way to 4K, Blu-Ray & DVD in November!
By: John M Jerva REVIEW: Yakuza Princess STARRING: MASUMI, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, and Tsuyoshi Ihara DIRECTED BY: Vincente Amorin Adapted from the acclaimed graphic novel “Samurai Shiro” by Danilo Beyruth and set in the expansive Japanese community of Sao Paulo, Brazil — the largest Japanese diaspora in the world — Yakuza Princess follows orphan Akemi (played by pop star MASUMI), who, upon turning 21, discovers … Continue reading Review: YAKUZA PRINCESS Delivers First Rate, Balletic & Brutal Martial Arts Action in One of the Most Exciting Film Experiences of the Year!
By: Anthony Francis “Let discipline shape your spirit and mind… allow this principle to guide you in your journey. Nothing must stand between you and your sword.” The Yakuza was born from two separate groups of outcasts that existed during the Tokugowa Shogunate (1603 – 1868). The “Takiya”, wandering peddlers who traveled from village to village selling goods at markets, and the “Bakuto”, wandering gamblers … Continue reading Review: YAKUZA PRINCESS is Martial Arts & Sword Fighting Bad Assery at its Finest!
By: John M Jerva Now this is what I’m talking about and this one totally flew under the radar as we have a trailer for the upcoming martial arts epic Yakuza Princess from filmmaker Vicente Amorim and it looks simply bad ass. Starring pop star Masumi along with Jonathan Rhys Meyers, this looks like genre fans will eat up all the bloody mayhem at hand. … Continue reading YAKUZA PRINCESS: “Every Sword has a Story” -Watch the Extreme Mayhem in the Official Trailer!