Book of Five Rings

History of Budo Part One: The Samurai

Part One of the History of Budo covers the period of 1600 to 1850 beginning with the battle of Sekigahara. This gave control of Japan to the…


Trailer: History of Budo. Part Two

Part two commences at the dawn of the Meiji Restoration and Japan’s transformation from feudal domains ruled by warlords to a country ruled by…


Trailer Episode Five. Warriors of Budo

No other Budo or Japanese martial art is so closely identified with Samurai culture and the spirit of Japan than Kendo, the way of the sword. In the…


Warriors of Budo. Series details

We have been overwhelmed recently with questions about our upcoming new series, Warriors of Budo. We thought we would publish some details on who…


Trailer: Warriors of Budo

This is the official trailer for  Warriors of Budo. This is a seven episode series on modern Japanese Budo and also includes Jujutsu, classical…


Warriors of Budo

Inoue Sensei at Kendo World Taikai

This is a short clip of Kendo master Inoue Yoshihiko Sensei., 9th Dan. Filmed at the Kendo World Magazine Taikai at the Budokan, Tokyo in 2012. One…


Jukendo

Jukendo... Art of the Bayonet

Our film shoot was to take place at the Nippon Budokan training center in Katsuura by the Chiba coastline. This is an annual seminar organized by…