THE EDO FORTUNETELLER
(Jurokumon Karasudo: Edo Uranai Nazo o Kiru)
1982 – Color - 92 min. – REMASTERED ACADEMY STANDARD (4:3)
Starring: AMACHI Shigeru
MUTSUMI Goro, MACHIDA Kyosuke
Directed by: NAGANO Kiyotada
COURTESY OF KUROTOKAGI & ICHIBAN
An exciting tale about the life and times of Karasudo a traveling fortune-teller during Japan's Edo Period. There are plenty of twists and turns to the plot as the fortune-teller turns out to be more than he seems. Starring Amachi Shigeru, one of Japan's most ren-owned sword actors as Karasudo, who charges 16 mon for his fortune-telling skill, but asks for nothing when it comes to swordplay. His merciless blade is stained with the blood of his enemies when he uncovers a sinister plot and finds that his martial arts skill must be called into action. An unusual and entertaining story, about a man not to be trifled with!