• Smithsonian / ZDF / Arte / UKTV
  • Production: Urban Canyons 
  • Camera:  John Wate
  • Supported by EU MEDIA fund

The legends of the Samurai seem to be an all-male affair; but contrary to popular belief, samurai women stood their ground in countless battles and castle sieges. The drama documentary tells the true story of Samurai woman Takeko Nakano who fights for her clans survival in a battle that should mark the end of the Samurai era.

The third of the Urban Canyons samurai series – after Ninja, Samurai Headhunters now the female tale: Samurai Warrior Queens.