||Toyoko Eiga, Oizumi Eiga and Tokyo Eiga Haikyu consolidate as Toei Company Limited. Toyoko Eiga Studios renamed as Toei Studios Kyoto.
||Double-bill screening called "Goraku-ban" in domestic Toei theatres begins.
||Japan's first widescreen samurai fiction movie "Otori Jo No Hanayome" is released.
||Award-winning filmmakerTomu Uchida's samurai epic "Miyamoto Musashi" is released.
||Tadashi Imai's "Bushido " wins Golden Bear award at the 1963 Berlin International Film Festival.
||Battles Without Honor and Humanity by Kinji Fukasaku is released. It is the first film in a five-part series also known as The Yakuza Papers (outside Japan).
||Toei Kyoto Studio Park opens for business. In just its first three days, it attracts more than 70,000 people.
||Toei's 50th anniversary film "Sennen No Koi Hikaru Genji Monogatari" is released.
||The 60th anniversary of the war's end film "Yamato" is released.