movies_kuro-obi Kuro Obi

Black Belt (Kuro-obi)

2007

Starring: Akihito Yagi, Tatsuya Naka, Yuji Suzuki

The movie tagline: "Real Fight, Real Karate, Real Japan" just says it all. The story takes place in the 30's and Japan is about to go to war. A military troop arrives at a dojo where three karate-ka practice with their old master. The soldiers are ordered to take the building but end-up conscripting the karate-ka after a brutal challenge where they demonstrate their prowess.

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