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Otogi Zoshi (2004)

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With the success of Rurouni Kenshin / Samurai X, historically based stories of period Japan are undergoing something of a renaissance in anime at the moment. Frankly, you can’t move for the ‘ching’ of the unsheathing of katana nor round a corner without witnessing a tale of honour and betrayal. There’s Samurai Champloo, Peacemaker, Kai Doh Maru and the soon to be released Samurai Gun. Each of these series brings its own unique bullet point to … (read more)

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