Dragon Princess

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Main Details

  • Released in 1976 | Color
  • Running Time: 81 min
  • Production Co: Toei Studios
  • Directed by Yutaka Kohira
  • Assistant Director: Mitsumasa Mori
  • Cinematography by Hanjiro Nakazawa
  • Music by Shunsuke Kikuchi
  • Written by Hiro Matsuda
  • Starring: Etsuko Shihomi, Yasuaki Kurata, Bin Amatsu, Masashi Ishibashi, Sonny Chiba

Also Known As

  • Onna Hissatsu kenshi

Plot

The film opens with Kazuma Higaki (Sonny Chiba) and his daughter Yumi Higaki (Etsuko Shihomi) being attacked by a rival karate master, Hironobu Nikaido (Bin Amatsu) who wants Kazuma's job as top karate master. Nikaido teams up with four other masters and they manage to disable one of Kazuma's arms and wound his eye with a kunai knife. Alive but crippled Kazuma and Yumi retreat to New York where he trains his daughter to avenge him and the death of a friend. After her father's death, Yumi returns to Tokyo to take her revenge.(Wikipedia)

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