In the second film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto battles a group of female ninja in the employ of the Yagyu clan and must assassinate a traitor who plans to sell his clan’s secrets to the Shogunate.
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Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River StyxDirected byKenji Misumi
The best sword fights period-the blade cuts the fresh and blood splatters. And there is one memorable scene where a victim recites a haiku like poem while dying:
"My neck sounds as if it is wailing. The wound across the neck that wails like the cold wintry wind. Just once did I wish to slay someone and hear that very sound. How ironic it is to hear from my own neck"
How poetic. Live by the sword,die by the sword.