Director: KANEFUKU Ryosuke
Cast: KIMURA Takuya, SAWAMURA Ikki, MAKI Yoko, TAKAOKA Saki, BAISHO Mitsuko
From the original novel by: YOSHIKAWA Eiji
Spectacular action packed new version of the classic story from the same
fight direction team that created Rurouni Kenshin!
Multi-talented actor/singer Kimura Takuya breathes new life into Japan´┐Żs greatest hero, Miyamoto Musashi in this brand new made for television mini-series based on the novel by Yoshikawa Eiji. While the story is a retelling of the familiar tale, the excitement level is brought to a fever pitch with the absolutely amazing action from the same team that created the movie Rurouni Kenshin.
Unlike any of the previous versions of Musashi´┐Żs life and times, this film explodes with violence at a level never before seen in past versions of the master swordsman´┐Żs life. The cast features some of Japan´┐Żs most popular stars, such as Sawamura Ikki who plays Musashi´┐Żs lifelong rival Sasaki Kojiro, Takaoka Saki as Oko, Baisho Mitsuko as Old mother Honiden, and the beautiful Maki Yoko as Otsu, the love of Musashi´┐Żs life this is rousing entertainment that must be seen!
2014 ´┐Ż Color ´┐Ż Anamorphic Widescreen (16:9) 240 Min.
Japanese with Optional English Subtitles.