Format: Animated, Color, Dolby, DVD, NTSC
Language: English (Dolby Digital 5.1), Japanese (Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround)
Studio: Bandai Entertainment
DVD Release Date: January 9, 2001
The comic adventures of Jiyu "Jubei" Nanohana, a high school girl who transforms into the reincarnation of legendary warrior Yagyu Jubei, reach a protracted conclusion in these final episodes. Kendo champion Shiro is possessed by the spirit of Daiyu Taiko Ryujoji, who was defeated by Yagyu Jubie 300 years ago, precipitating the centuries-long vendetta. Jubei defeats the possessed Shiro, but the evil spirit escapes, announcing he will continue the feud. In a surprisingly deft ending, writer-director Akitaroh Daichi has Jubie's scatter-brained father use his skills as a writer to devise a way to destroy Daiyu and free his daughter from her transformation curse. Although the romance between Mikage and Jubie's...