This video was recorded during my visit to Japan in 2008. Kyujutsu means ‘The Way of the Bow’ . This girl is the inspiration for my character Akiko and this video proves girls can be just as deadly as the boys!


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A - Kyujutsu Display

A real Akiko in action! Watch this girl execute the ancient and deadly Art of the Bow. (1 min 30 secs)

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