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The Hidden Blade

Drama set in 1860s Japan. A warrior leaves his clan in the care of two other samurai after he answers a request for his services in another town. They do their best to protect the family when they come under attack during a rebellion in which their friend is implicated.

Release date:

2 hours, 12 minutes

Last on

Sat 26 Mar 2011 00:55
BBC Two Scotland


Role Contributor
Munezo KatagiriMasatoshi Nagase
KieTakako Matsu
Samon ShimadaHidetaka Yoshioka
Yaichiro HazamaYukiyoshi Ozawa
Shino KatagiriTomoko Tabata
DirectorYoji Yamada
WriterYoshitaka Asama