THE MUTE SAMURAI VOLUME 01
AKA: Oshii Samurai Volume 01
Region 0 (ALL REGION PLAY / NO REGION CODE) - NTSC Format *CUSTOM DVD*
Year: (1973 - 1974)
Running Time: 93 min approx.
Starring: Wakayama Tomisaburo
Wakayama plays Kiichi Hogan, a bounty hunter who is trying to raise enough money to gain passage to Spain so he can hunt down the Spanish master swordsman Gonzales. Eighteen years earlier, Gonzales had murdered Hogan’s father, raped his fiancée, and cut the young man’s throat, thus robbing him of his voice forever.
In the first 2 episodes we not only meet the Mute Samurai, but also find the mysterious ronin known as Manji, dogging his trail.
Episode 01: THE MAN WHO LOST HIS ABILITY TO SING
Directed by: Katsu Shintaro
Episode 02: A SILENT PRAYER FOR A LITTLE BOY
Directed by: Yasuda Kimiyoshi
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 / Fullscreen Version
Audio: Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono
Language: Japanese Language
Subtitles: English Subtitles (Non-Removable)