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Miyamoto Musashi: Souken ni Haseru Yume

Miyamoto Musashi: Souken ni Haseru Yume

Alternative Titles

English: Musashi: The Dream of the Last Samurai
Japanese: 宮本武蔵 ―双剣に馳せる夢―

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 13, 2009
Producers: Production I.G
Duration: 1 hr. 12 min.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 6.461 (scored by 897 users)
Ranked: #49632
Popularity: #3444
Members: 2,860
Favorites: 4
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top anime page.

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Synopsis

The new film's story will center on Musashi Miyamoto, one of the most famous swordsmen in Japanese history. He pioneered the Hyouhou Niten Ichi-ryuu style of two-sword fighting and wrote The Book of Five Rings, a book that has been compared to Sun Tzu's The Art of War for its insight on tactics and strategy.

Characters & Voice Actors

Yoshioka, Denshichiro
Yoshioka, Denshichiro
Supporting
 

Staff

Nishikubo, Mizuho
Director
Tsuruoka, Yota
Sound Director
Kazuchika, Kise
Animation Director, Assistant Director
Oshii, Mamoru
Original Creator



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Sep 15, 2010
Archaeon
Anime is a bit of a strange beast at times. Every fan knows how powerful and evocative a storytelling medium it can be, but there's more than one face to the animal that we know and love. Anime is not simply a tool to tell stories, no, it can also be a tool to educate, and shows like Yakitate Japan! and Moyashimon: Tales of Agriculture are examples of the attempts to combine entertainment and education (the former containing lessons on baking and making bread, while the latter is an introduction to microbiology).

But what happens when you take it one step further? Well, in the case read more
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Dec 18, 2012
Ikusagami
Musashi: The Dream of the Last Samurai is a difficult piece to score, namely because it's hard to decide whether to score it as an anime or as a documentary. My review will explain the discrepancies in a bit more detail, cutting a sharp contrast from my score, but for those simply looking for something enjoyable to watch to pass the time, I give it a seven.
It's quirky, stylistically unique, and manages to be (slightly) informative without being boring. If you just want to pass the time with an idle amusement, it meets the role if you can handle the quirk factor and occasional read more
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Recommendations

Similar storytelling style, with rōkyoku narration and shamisen played by Takeharu Kunimoto. Though they have very different animation style.

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Poll: Miyamoto Musashi - Souken ni Haseru Yume Episode 1 Discussion
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06-13-11, 5:13 PM
trailer Miyamoto Musashi - Souken ni Haseru Yume (cam)
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04-07-09, 11:51 AM

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