Travel to Japan to explore the origins of the martial arts in this action-packed docudrama that's as informative as it is entertaining. In addition to exploring the various techniques of "Budo" (including Karate, Judo, Aikido, etc.), this film also educates viewers in the spiritual and traditional aspect of this unique martial art. With detailed footage of training and technique, this remarkable film is as close as many Westerners are likely to come to experiencing the true core of martial arts as displayed by some of the most skillful practitioners in all of Asia.
New windowboxed digital transfer from archival vault materials in the original filmed aspect ratio of 1.33:1