Shingo Juban Shobu Dai Ichibu - The classic tale of the Shogun's illegitimate son, Aoi Shingo, is told in three parts as he strives to become the Greatest Swordsman in Japan. Meanwhile his father, Shogun Tokugawa Yoshimune, seeks to reunite with his lost son.
Part 1: Sets up the story and introduces the characters. When the secrets of Shingo's birth are revealed to him, it sets off a series of events that bring him to cross swords with members of the Shogun's inner circle. Superb fighting highlights this brilliant rendition of the rise of Japan’s finest swordsman!.
Produced by Mifune Toshiro, Japan’s greatest star, who also gives a masterful performance as Shingo’s fencing instructor and surrogate father.
Starring: KUNIHIRO Tomoyuki, MIFUNE TOSHIRO
1982 – JAPANESE with OPTIONAL ENGLISH SUBTITLES – COLOR – FULL SCREEN – 90 MINUTES