History DocumentariesSamurai Bow explores the violence, beauty, and reverie which surround the Samurai’s earliest weapon. With stunning dramatic reconstruction, we reveal the ancient way of the Samurai and explore how the bow could avert wars when put in the hands of a true master. Comparing the Japanese bow to another great war bow, the English Longbow we put them both through scientific tests to examine the specialties of each. Using stunning high-speed footage we reveal their power and precision and ask what makes the Yumi so special.
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