Masters of the Rising Sun: The Soul of Traditional Karate-Do. Historic performance by Hokubei Shihankai's founding members. The Performing Arts Center Recital Hall. Purchase College; New York. Kata; competition; self-defense; and weapons. Masters Of The Rising Sun is a terrific DVD featuring the best Japanese Okinawan martial artists living in the USA and as well guest appearences by some of Japan's very best swordsman and weapons masters. Names like Demura; Higaonna; Ochiai; Mori Mikami; Koyama and at least 10 more do some amazing demonstrations; kata and kumite performances. This is a one of a kind DVD with Japanese/American Budo Masters.