This is the New Zealand premiere release of consecutive episodes from the top rating cult series. As the first Japanese series ever shown locally, it was a phenomenal success and spawned a live tour of Australia in '65 by 'Shintaro' Koichi Ose and a troop of 'Ninja' performers. Arriving at the airport they were greeted by a crowd comparable to the Beatles reception one year earlier! All shows were enthusiastically reviewed sell outs such as the popularity pf this new TV hero. Continually shown into the 70's and highlighted on "The Golden Years of Television" in the 90's, for the nostalgia fans, martial arts fans and samurai/ninja fans, this is the unrivalled classic of the genre.
Features the second series of this 60's sword wielding classic featuring the adventures of Shintaro as he travels 18th Century Japan with his trusted companion Tombei, battling the enemies of the Shogun and the dreaded Koga Ninjas.