Photo of Ayako Wakao Ayako Wakao

Ayako Wakao in The Loyal 47 Ronin

The Loyal 47 Ronin

1958 NR

In this period drama that upholds the values of fidelity and sacrifice, a group of ronin, or masterless samurai, plan a siege to avenge and honor their fallen leader in this adaptation of a legendary Japanese tale, based on true 18th-century events. Ôishi (Kazuo Hasegawa), the chief of the 47 swordsmen, plots patiently with the men in secret, culminating in a brutal attack. Kunio Watanabe directs this lush production.

  • Ayako Wakao in Street of Shame Street of Shame
  • Ayako Wakao in Floating Weeds Floating Weeds
  • Ayako Wakao in Revenge of a Kabuki Actor Revenge of a Kabuki Actor
  • Ayako Wakao in Shinobi No Mono 3: Resurrection Shinobi No Mono 3: Resurrection
  • Ayako Wakao in Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo