Hissatsu Shiokinin

is a Japanese television jidaigeki or period drama that was broadcast in 1973. It is the 2nd in the Hissatsu series. Hissatsu Shiokinin is one of the most popular jidaigeki dramas in Japan.


A group of common merchants in Edo city(Tokyo) in the mid-1800s is really a band of assassins available for hire. Each assassin has his own unique killing style. People of Edo city called them Shiokinin.

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    director Eiichi Kudo
    genre drama
    keywords kill
    publisher TV Asahi
    theme jidaigeki