|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' independence in a final battle that marks the end of the Samurai era. In one
thousand, eight hundred and fifty-three, 6 year old Takeko starts her formal Samurai education and relentless martial arts training in Edo, when the arrival of Commodore
Matthew C. Perry and his American gunboats changes the isolated country forever.