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Japanese with English subs, 1080p High Definition, Region A disc.
An epic film of greed and power, starring some of the biggest names in classic Japanese cinema!
Following the death of the Shogunate, it became evident that his death was no accident. He was poisoned because he wanted his eldest son to be heir to his throne. A war between the eldest and his younger brother erupts. Warriors take to each side swearing devotion to the prospective lords. The plot to pit brother against brother is secretly being controlled by the Yagu family, a group of warriors who have trained the Shogunate’s family in the art of swordsmanship.
A group of imperial nobles are also secretly pulling the strings of this plot, hoping to weaken the power of the Shogunate and restore power to the emperor.
Directed by Kinji Fukasaku (Battle Royale), and starring the legendary Sonny Chiba! This brand new remastered version is available in 1080p high definition for the first time on Blu-ray! In the original Japanese language, with English subtitles!
Extras Theatrical Teasers, Theatrical Trailer, Historical Notes by Zack Davisson