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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―


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 13, 2009
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Production I.G
Source: Unknown
Duration: 1 hr. 12 min.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 6.481 (scored by 1,099 users)
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Ranked: #53222
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #4408
Members: 3,666
Favorites: 3


The 2 anime are mostly different with the exception of one thing that I enjoyed from them both: The discussion/explanation of the mechanics of sword styles.
I liked how the flavour of each explanation border-lined between folklore and science.

If like me, you are captivated by the details of how something is done and not just take it at face value, give it a try. you might enjoy it too.

Be warned, Souken ni Haseru Yume is mostly documentary and has very little plot, while Shigurui is an M18 gore fest 
report Recommended by HamsterPunch
Similar storytelling style, with rōkyoku narration and shamisen played by Takeharu Kunimoto. Though they have very different animation style. 
report Recommended by absolutecurse