The Lightning Sword (1962)

12/08/1962 (JP) AdventureCrimeDrama 1h 12m
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Shinjiro is a rambler, a single sword carrying lone wolf with only his fighting skills to protect him. He doesn’t know where his road leads, only that he must find his lost sister, and the ronin who stole her away. The ronin that Shinjiro has sworn to kill. On the road he’ll find his sister and test his blade against his bitter enemy. He also encounters a lost boy searching for his father, a boy he will swear to protect, and find his own lost love, a daughter of the yakuza who draws him into a frenzied and bloody battle between rival yakuza gangs for the control of a frightened town.

  1. Bin Kato


  2. Teinosuke Kinugasa


  3. Minoru Inuzuka


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  1. Tomisaburō Wakayama

    Tomisaburō Wakayama

    Shinjiro of Misaki

  2. Shigeru Amachi

    Shigeru Amachi

    Higashinosuke Yamagata

  3. Ryûzô Shimada

    Ryûzô Shimada


  4. Mieko Kondō

    Mieko Kondō


  5. Eigorō Onoe

    Eigorō Onoe


  6. Jun'ichirō Narita

    Jun'ichirō Narita


  7. Chitose Maki

    Chitose Maki


  8. Reiko Fujiwara

    Reiko Fujiwara

    Kaede / Fumie

  9. Yūji Nanto

    Yūji Nanto


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The Lightning Sword
The Lightning Sword

Original Title 抜打ち鴉

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Original Language Japanese

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