Producer: David Del Rio, Masamichi Fujiwara, Masako Fukuyo
Writer: Yoshiaki Kawajiri
Runtime: 1hr 34m
A vagabond swordsman is aided by a beautiful ninja girl and a crafty spy in confronting a demonic clan of killers - with a ghost from his past as their leader - who are bent on overthrowing the Tokugawa Shogunate.
Did You Know?
Not as successful or well-received in Japan as it was in the U.S.
When Tessai prepares to punch Jubei, he says "the way to hell is... right here". In the Japanese version, the "right here" part of the line is heard some time after Tessai's lips move. This does not occur in the English version, where his line is in sync with his lip movements.