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Japanese Movie Database lists 547 films released in Japan during 1961.[1] The five major studios released 353 feature films this year, of which 251 were in color; 388 were gendai-geki, set in the modern era, and 147 were jidai-geki, set in historical times.[2] Film critic Tadao Satō names as significant Japanese releases of the year, Shōhei Imamura's Pigs and Battleships, Susumu Hani's Bad Boys, and Akira Kurosawa's Yojimbo.[3]

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  1. 1961年 公開作品一覧 547作品 at the Japanese Movie Database.
  2. Svensson, Arne. Japan (Screen Series), 1971. New York: A.S. Barnes. p. 119. ISBN 0-498-07654-7.
  3. Satō, Tadao. Gregory Barrett (translator) (1982). Currents in Japanese Cinema; Essays by Tadao Sato. Tokyo: Kodansha International. p. 259. ISBN 0-87011-815-3.

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