He was Itto Ogami, a man who held himself to the harsh code
of Bushido, entrusted by the Shogun with the gravest of responsibilities,
that of official executioner. His flashing blade brought swift release to
those ordered to commit Seppuku, ritual suicide - be they man, woman, or even child.
He was Itto Ogami, falsly accused of treason by the evil Yagyu Clan, stripped
of his position; his wife murdered by Yagyu assassins.
He was Itto Ogami, a father who gave his infant son a terrible choice between
a beautiful red ball and a sword. To choose the ball meant to join his mother
in the Void, to choose the sword meant to join his father, now a Ronin, a
samurai without a master, in a terrible journey that must end in revenge and death.
Now Ogami and his son are no more, and through the countryside of Japan stalks
The Lone Wolf and Cub!
500 gold pieces will buy his sword, but nothing can buy his honor.
The classic "Baby Cart" films are finally available in legitimate
wide-screen collectors editions (on both VHS and now DVDs!), lovingly translated and
subtitled by the famous AnimEigo team.
Now for the first time you can experience the true depth of plot and subtlety of
expression of this magnificent series, justly acclaimed as one of the classics of
Samurai invade the UK We are pleased to announce that
released Lone Wolf & Cub, using our subtitling and translation, in the UK.
"...[a] stunning visual ballet of violence and bloodletting" - Leonard Maltin
Like all of Samurai Cinema's releases, Lone Wolf and Cub is uncut, unedited, and
presented in the original theatrical aspect ratio. Not a single drop of
blood has been omitted!
The entire LW&C series has now been completely released on DVD, digitally remastered
from new prints in anamorphic widescreen!
WARNING: Contains violence, nudity, and strong subject matter.