The Samurai DVD
United Kingdom released, PAL/Region 2 DVD: LANGUAGES: Japanese ( Dolby Digital 2.0 ), English ( Subtitles ), SPECIAL FEATURES: Anamorphic Widescreen, Black & White, Box Set, Interactive Menu, Multi-DVD Set, Scene Access, SYNOPSIS: Seven Samurai (1954) A veteran samurai, who has fallen on hard times, answers a village's request for protection from bandits.
All 12 episodes from the Japanese anime based on the manga series by Yu Minamoto. After 17 years of being taught the art of swordplay by his father up in the mountains, teenager Yoichi Karasuma (voice of Nobuhiko Okamoto) goes to the city to gain some life experience. One thing he needs to learn is how to behave around the four Ikaruga sisters, whose dojo he now attends and who aren't like other girls.
Based on the legendary Akira Kurosawa classic epic feature film, Seven Samurai. Set in a futuristic world that has just witnessed the end of a massive war, scores of villages are terrorized by Nobuseri bandits. But the Nobuseri are no normal bandits. They were once Samurai, who during the war integrated their living cells with machines to become dangerous weapons now appearing more machine than man.
Death, betrayal, and... hip hop! Mugen's a buck wild warrior: violent, thoughtless and womanizing. Jin is a vagrant ronin: mysterious, traditional, well-mannered and very strong. These two fiercely independent warriors couldn't be more different from one another, yet their paths cross when Fuu, a ditzy waitress, saves them from being executed when they are arrested after a violent swordfight.