Adapted from a manga comic by Kasuo Koike who also wrote Lone Wolf and Cub this film is a samurai revenge film with the twist of the person seeking the revenge being a woman. Meiko Kaji plays the title role and also sings the theme song ‘Flower of Carnage’ which was used in Kill Bill with the character of O-Ren Ishii inspired by this film.Available on DVD in the US.