|Torawakamaru the Koga Ninja|
|Directed by||Tadashi Sawashima|
|Produced by||Toei Company|
|Written by||Tadashi Ogawa (screenplay)|
Jun'ichirō Tanizaki (story)
Torawakamaru the Koga Ninja (忍術御前試合, Ninjutsu gozen-jiai) is a black-and-white Japanese film directed by Tadashi Sawashima.
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Futaro Yamada was the pen name of Seiya Yamada, a Japanese author. He was born in Yabu, Hyogo. In 1947, he wrote a mystery short story Daruma-tōge no Jiken and was awarded a prize by the magazine Houseki (宝石). He was discovered by Edogawa Rampo and became a novelist. He wrote many ninja and mystery stories. Many of his works have been adapted for film, TV, manga, and anime.
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