- Released on January 13, 1968
- Running time: 82 minutes
- Production and Distribution Co.: Daiei Studios
- Directed by Tokuzô Tanaka
- Written by Hajime Takaiwa, from a story by Renzaburô Shibata
- Starring: Raizô Ichikawa, Miwa Takada, Yaeko Mizutani
- Two devious retainers are competing to take control of a fief when the current Lord dies, but involving Kyoshiro in the conflict against his will is the textbook example of a bad idea - especially when the collateral damage starts to tick him off.