Shuranosuke Sakaki is a swordsman with a reputation; wearing a crest known as the "Scythes of Death", he wanders the land, cutting down anyone who dares stand in his way. After a chance encounter, Shuranosuke is enlisted to rescue the Shogunate's princess from the hands of the vicious Seki ninja clan; but danger is afoot! With undead spirits, multiple ninja clans and powerful warriors standing in his way, Sakaki must use his deadly skills with the blade to rescue the princess, or die trying!
The front cover of Manga Entertainment's Sword for Truth DVD boasts "the best sword fighting action since Ninja Scroll!". Manga execs, I just have two questions for you: what were you smoking, and where can I get some? It's hard to describe the plot of Sword for Truth, since the plot boils down to a trainwreck full of ninjas. I'll try to sum it up in a nutshell: guy who is... read more
Truly my favorite genre of anime is Chanbara( swordfighting). Anime with Samurai! I'm sold! Sadly this is something I strongly suggest passing on. Personally it leaves a sour taste in my mouth and reminds me of the dark period of anime (80's-90's). When still unknown to the mainstream. Only known as the dreaded word "japanamation". When sleaze would pedal this garbage, not even worth being called... read more