Kubo and the Two Strings is a new animation film coming out in August 2016. The Shamisen is a Magical Japanese Samurai Ninja banjo and can create tidal waves and miracles, Death Metal Shamisen is featured in God of Shamisen. Here is some neo classical Shamisen from the 1980s. Yngwie J. Malmsteen
Far Beyond the SUN.
Japanese traditional Samurai Banjo cover.
Electric Shamisen Rock
watch out for Kubo and the Two Strings.