Araki Mataemon: Duel at Kagiya No Tsuji
Ketto Kagiya no Tsuji Araki Mataemon
The famous duel at Kagiya Corners has been portrayed many times,but never before like this. In the ultimate film version starring Takahashi Hideki as master swordsman Araki Mataemon, the story unfolds with some unique twists such as Mataemon’s fear of horses, having been kicked by one as a child.
Undaunted, he must face his best friend, another superb swordsman played by Natsuyagi Isao to clear a path for family member Watanabe Kazuma to avenge the brutal murder of his brother. The vendetta is first denied as the Japanese law in the 17th Century only allowed a samurai to avenge his father or older brother, not a younger brother.
Starring: Takahashi Hideiki, Natsuyagi Isao
Directed by: Onada Yoshiki
Color: Academy Standard (4:3)
Japanese Language w/English Subtitles