Benkei tai Ushiwaka (1939)

Benkei the warrior priest is on a quest to gain 1000 samurai swords but, for the final sword, meets his match against Ushikawa Minamoto on Kyoto鈥檚 Gojo Bridge.

Alternative titles: 銇广倱銇戙亜瀵俱偊銈枫儻銈 | Benkei vs. Ushiwaka

Notes: It is based on the legendary encounter between Sait艒 Musashib艒 Benkei, who was collecting swords for the Buddha, and Minamoto no Yoshitsune, who was called Ushiwaka in his youth.

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