In this first film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, adapted from the manga by Kazuo Koike, we are told the story of the Lone Wolf and Cub's origin. Ogami Itto, the official Shogunate executioner, has been framed for disloyalty to the Shogunate by the Yagyu clan, against whom he now is waging a one-man war, along with his infant son, Daigoro.
Director: Kenji Misumi, Mitsuaki Tsuji
Genre: Action, Drama
Cast: Akihiro Tomikawa, Akiji Kobayashi, Asao Uchida, Chizuru Kobayashi, Fumio Watanabe, Goro Kumon, Hajime Etsukawa, Hiroshi Hasegawa, Hisao Hamita, Iwao Kasumi, Jun Fujikawa, Jun Soloni