YAGYU CHRONICLES FULL FILM SERIES (Yagyu Bugeicho 1-9)
1961-1964 – B&W – 800 minutes – DIGITALLY REMASTERED PRINTS
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Cast: KONOE Jushiro
SATOMI Kotaro, OTOMO Ryutaro
MATSUKATA Hiroki, YAMAGATA Isao
AZUMA Chiyonosuke, FUJI Junko
Directed by: IZAWA Masahiko, MATSUMURA Shoji, HASEGAWA Yasuto, etal
This is the exciting tale of Yagyu Jubei, one of Japan's most renowned swordsmen. His continuing adventures are charged with numerous battles as he tries to protect the Yagyu Secret Scrolls. The two scrolls are held in separate locations to assure their safety. Within them there is information other than the techniques of the Yagyu Shinkage style. They contain a secret that could throw the entire country into turmoil. Clan founder Yagyu Sekishusai had split the scroll into two parts to prevent its contents from being known to the public. Following Jubei's entire career, including the loss of one eye, can he overcome all the pitfalls and violent attacks. Starring the great Konoe Jushiro, whom superstar Katsu Shintaro rated as one of the top two swordsmen ever to perform in Japanese cinema. This entire series is available as a box set for the very first time. Not to be missed!