YAGYU CHRONICLES #6 – THE YAGYU SCROLLS
(Yagyu Bugeicho – Katame Suigetsu no Ken
1963 – B&W – 84 min. – DIGITALLY REMASTERED LETTERBOX PRESENTATION
Starring: KONOE Jushiro
MATSUKATA Hiroki, OKI Minoru
COURTESY OF ICHIBAN
When the country is in peril, Lord Yagyu Tajima summons his son Yagyu Jubei to retrieve the mystical Yagyu Scroll in order to save all of Japan. This time, Jubei must stop the evil plot of Lord Hayato-no-sho, who secretly plans on overthrowing the Shogunate. This is the most exciting film in the long-running series about one of the greatest swordsmen in Japanese history. Konoe Jushiro gives one of his finest performances in this classic tale.