Directed by: SAWASHIMA Tadashi
Cast: OKAWA Hashizo, TSUKIGATA Ryunosuke, OKOCHI Denjiro, SAKURAMACHI Hiroko, OKA Satomi
Finding more freedom on the high seas than in war-torn Japan, the 'Bahansen' (Pirate ships) based on the Seto Inland Sea during the Warring Period (Sengokujidai)sailed
to China, Korea, Luzon, and Siam under the Hachiman banner.
A battle for supremacy of the seas begins when a strange old shipwreck survivor is brought to Sakai where he divulges a secret that can change the course of history. One of the most literate and well-written films from Toei, this is an exciting tale of swash buckling samurai on the high seas!
1960 - Color - Anamorphic Widescreen 103 Mins.
Japanese with English subtitles.