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Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx (1972)

Kozure Ôkami: Sanzu no kawa no ubaguruma (original title)
Unrated | | Action, Drama | June 1972 (Japan)
Trailed by a clan of female ninja, Ogami is paid to assassinate a clan traitor accompanied by three killers known as the Gods of Death.

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Tomisaburô Wakayama ...
Kayo Matsuo ...
Yagyu Sayaka
Akiji Kobayashi ...
Ozunu Kurokuwa
Minoru Ôki ...
Benma Hidari
Shin Kishida ...
Kuruma Hidari
Shôgen Nitta ...
Tenma Hidari
Takashi Ebata ...
Mitsugu (as Kanji Ebata)
Kappei Matsumoto ...
Ichirobei Hirano
Akihiro Tomikawa ...
Daigoro Ogami
Izumi Ayukawa ...
Otoki
Kazutarô Kuni ...
Awa Retainer
Maki Mizuhara ...
Oriku
Ima Masaki ...
Otaki
Reiko Kasahara ...
Ochika
Yuriko Mishima ...
Oyo
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In the second film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto battles a group of female ninja in the employ of the Yagyu clan and must assassinate a traitor who plans to sell his clan's secrets to the Shogunate. Written by Anonymous

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When Ogami and Daigoro are walking through the forest shortly before being attacked by Kurokawa and his ninja henchmen (around the 31:30 mark), cars can be seen driving by in the background on the left side of the frame. See more »

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Traveller 1: So you were squeezed real tight?
Traveller 2: Yes, I guess you could say she had a magic cunt
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Even more entertaining than the first movie.
19 April 2010 | by (Groningen, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

This probably is the best and most entertaining movies out of all the Kozure Ôkami movies. If you already thought that the first movie was action packed, wait until you see this one.

It's not just more action filled or entertaining but it's also a better done film as well. The directing and cinematography and all, all seems better in this movie. There are some great looking and wonderfully done sequences and I'm not even talking about the fight sequences then.

The movie is basically non-stop entertaining action in which Ogami Itto takes on more bad guys and gals than ever before. He is still as skilled as ever, so often it doesn't take more than one strike with his sword to kill off his opponent. It doesn't mean the fights are boring though. Far from it really. They are greatly choreographed and very over-the-top. It's amazing, the innovativeness they came up with at times. Of course there also still is plenty of blood in this one, when blood sprays out of every wound that gets inflected in this movie.

Great entertaining fun!

9/10

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