You asked for it! You begged for it! You even threatened us about it! But it wasn't until a concerned Mom called us about a matter of life and death -- her daughter “B.B.” needed a good copy of her favorite bedtime movie -- that we knew we had to do it. After all, the life and death being referred to was probably our own!
AnimEigo is pleased and proud to release the official release of the most deliriously violent, the most outrageously bootlegged, and the most infamously famous Samurai film of all time -- Shogun Assassin!
Academy Award-winning (*) Director Robert Houston's epic grindhouse mash-up, created by slicing and dicing the first two Lone Wolf &Cub movies, is now available in an officially licensed, 100% reconstructed edition. It's the tender tale of a mighty swordsman trying to balance his career as an assassin with the problems of being a single dad while being stalked by legions of extremely hypertensive ninjas. In other words, if they actually let the plot get in the way of the gratuitous bloodletting, it'd be one serious chick-flick!
See the film that inspired a generation of film-makers to make movies that your Mom would most definitely not approve of!
See the most famous Samurai movie of all time -- that the Japanese have never heard of!
See the movie that you've watched a million times, but never really seen -- because you bought the crappy bootleg DVD!
It's the one... the only... Shogun Assassin!
- NTSC Region 1
- 2.35:1 anamorphic widescreen