Directed by : Kenji Misumi
Starring : Raizo Ichikawa, Amachi Shigeru
This is a totally unique story. After a lady-in-waiting kills her lord's mistress, she escapes and gives birth to a son. Her husband then has to behead her in a ritual suicide, and the boy grew up to becomes a master swordsman.
Not knowing his past, he develops an unusual sword style and faces countless challenges. He then seeks to find out of his heritage, and learn the secret of who really killed his mother.
1962 Color Widescreen
NTSC Region Free DVD Japanese with English subtitles