Shinzaemon Shimada leads a team of assassins in 19th-century Japan to eliminate a ruthless Lord who is wreaking havoc against his own people. Hired secretly by a government official hoping to end the Lord’s reign of terror, Shimada recruits the best samurai in Japan and then sets a trap for the lord’s large contingent of faithful bodyguards.
Craig and guest co-host Brendan Agnew (@BLCAgnew on twitter) discuss dad-bod samurai, getting the band back together, Japanese mythology and the movie “13 Assassins” on this week’s Matinee Heroes.
Craig and Brendan talk about Samurais and 6-year-olds crying over Avengers Infinity War.
Craig and Brendan discuss “13 Assassins”
A preview of next week’s episode “The Last Samurai”
Samurai month concludes with the apropos “The Last Samurai”
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