Sugata Sanshirou

Sugata Sanshirou

姿すがた三四郎さんしろー

In the year 1882, Sanshirou comes to Tokyo seeking for a worthy martial arts teacher. There, he meets Yano - a judo master who single-handedly defeats 39 jujitsu practitioners. Extremely impressed by his skill, Sanshirou decides to become his disciple. Later, Sanshirou falls for Sayo Murai - a girl whose father is a martial arts instructor at the local police department; and he also has to face Higaki Gennosuke, a skilled jujitsu fighter and his greatest rival. Based on a novel by Tsuneo Tomita, which was adapted into a 1943 movie by young Akira Kurosawa.

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Type:Special
Episodes:1
Episode length:70 min.
Status:Finished
Airing date:Jun 8, 1981
Season:Spring 1981

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Overall:
5.0

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Planned:2

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