YAGYU CONSPIRACY, THE - THE TELEVISION SERIES - VOLUME 18
(YAGYU ICHIZOKU NO INBO)
MASTERED FROM A NEW PRINT!
Region 0 (ALL REGION PLAY / NO REGION CODE) - NTSC Format *CUSTOM DVD*
One of the most memorable roles for Sonny Chiba was his portrayal of Yagyu Jubei, the one-eyed master swordsman who helped protect Shogun Iemitsu during the early days of Japan's 17th Century. The Yagyu Clan under Jubei's father Yagyu Tajima, must protect young Shogun Iemitsu from the plots of those seeking to overthrow him. This show consists of 39 hour-long episodes which feature awesome fighting from the Japan Action Club!
Our story opens during the last days of the second Shogun. The Shogun has two sons. Their names are Iemitsu and Tadanaga. Iemitsu is the elder son and is expected to become the next Shogun. However, the real lion's share of the power is held by the Shogun.
However, the Emperor's approval is required when choosing a new Shogun. The Emperor belongs to the Noble class. This rules governing behavior for the Nobles are distinctly different from the rules for the Samurai. The main goal of the Nobles is to restore the true governing power to Japan to the Emperor. To accomplish this goal, the Nobles feel the more chaos the better. The Yagyu Conspiracy retells the one of the most exciting and intriguing chapters found in Japanese history...
This volume contains two episodes, mastered from a new print, with removable English subtitles.
(NOT a Hawaiian or San Francisco TV recording!)
VOLUME 18 CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING ACTION-PACKED EPISODES:
EPISODE 35: "THE GHOST CRIES AT NIGHT" (Borei wa Shinya ni Susurinaku)
Directed by: MATSUO Akinori
Original Airdate: 1979.05.29
EPISODE 36: "THE END OF KARASUMA-SHOSHO" (Karasuma-Shosho no Saigo)
Directed by: KURODA Yoshiyuki
Original Airdate: 1979.06.05
Video: Color / 4:3 / Fullscreen Version
Audio: Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono
Language: Japanese Language
Subtitles: English (Removable)