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Title The Samurai : Fuma ninjas. Vol. 2 / directed by Sadao Funatoko ; produced by Shun-ichi Nishimura.

Published [Australia] : Siren Visual Entertainment, [2005?]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store  791.4572 SAMU MH2  DVD disc 2    AVAILABLE
 UniM Store  791.4572 SAMU MH2  DVD disc 3    AVAILABLE
Physical description 4 videodiscs (325 minutes) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
monochrome rdacc
Notes English version produced by K. Fujita Associates, Tokyo.
First released as a television series in Japan in 1962.
Colour recording system: PAL ; Region 0.
Contents Disc 1. Touch of death -- A trap for Tombei -- Taroza the toad. Disc 2. Secret of the wind fort -- Barrier gate -- Deserter. Disc 3. Stolen map -- Water castle -- A narrow escape. Disc 4. Return of Kitobo -- Saved by a ninja -- Yaheiji the typhoon -- Fire tower.
Credits Teleplay by Masaru Igami ; English version directed by George M. Reid ; English voices, William Ross, Burr Hoyle, Lean Leroy, Leonardo Leoncavallo, Cliff Harrington.
Performers Koichi Ose, Fuyukichi Maki, Bin Amatsu, Toshiyuki Katsuki.
Summary Television series portrays the adventures of a roving samurai, Akikusa Shintaro. Shintaro is the older half-brother of Ienari, the 11th Tokugawa shogun. Because he is the son of a concubine, he has no claim to power, so he assumes the guise of a wandering spy-swordsman (along with the name Shintaro) to seek out and eliminate plots by rival warlords, in this way protecting his younger brother, who is still a minor. Acting on secret orders from roju (chief councillor) Matsudaira Sadanobu, Shintaro gathers information in the various fiefdoms and battles rival warriors and spies, aided by his Iga Ninja friend, Kiri no Tonbei.
Audience PG.
System notes DVD.
Language notes Dubbed into English.
Other author Funatoko, Sadao.
Nishimura, Shun-ichi.
Ose, Koichi.
Maki, Fuyukichi.
Amatsu, Bin, 1921-1979.
Reid, George M.
Ross, William.
Siren Visual Entertainment (Firm)
Subject Television programs -- Japan.
Samurai -- Drama.
Variant Title Samurai : Fuma ninjas continued.
Fuma ninjas. Vol. 2.
Fuma ninjas continued.
Samurai. Series 5.
Other uniform title Samurai (Television program)