How do you avenge a murder? With another murder is the normal answer in fiction (and often enough in reality). Of course it’s hard to say Sword of the Beast is exactly about the vortex that is mounting vendettas, considering our hero takes his revenge in a way that proves to the people seeking revenge against him that revenge is bad. But at least someone learns an important lesson.
Donovan H. joins Lost in Criterion as we continue the Rebel Samurai boxset this week with Hideo Gosha’s Sword of the Beast. Listen to it on LostInCriterion.com or iTunes! While you're at it, maybe like us on Facebook? Or consider supporting us through Patreon. We'd appreciate it.