|SAMURAI JUSTICE SPECIAL: THE FEMALE BODYGUARD|
(Kenkaku Shobai Onna Yojinbo)
Director: ISHIHARA Shigeru
Cast: FUJITA Makoto, YAMAGUCHI Makiya, KAJI Meiko, NAITO Takashi
A chance encounter on the road leads to the unusual need for a female bodyguard to protect the granddaughter of an old friend of Akiyama Kohei, a wealthy merchant who plans to bypass his son-in-law as head of the company. When Daijiro’s wife Mifuyu takes on the job strange things start to happen, including the brutal slaughter of company employees. With the backing of Lord Tanuma, a chief elder on the ruling council, Kohei, Daijiro,
and Mifuyu form a plan to foil the kidnappers plot and save the girl from certain death. This exciting story from the pen of brilliant author Ikenami Shotaro
is filled with surprises and superb swordsmanship as a young samurai learns what his true destiny will be after being excused from joining in the rescue party that must face a bloodthirsty swordsman!
2006 Color 16:9 Anamorphic Widescreen 95 Mins.
Japanese with Optional English Subtitles.