Sonny Chiba — the Japanese Martial Arts Legend you may never have heard of

Ever heard of Sonny Chiba?

If the answer is yes, chances are that you have been watching the films of Quentin Tarantino. In “True Romance”, written by Tarantino, the protagonist Clarence attends a Sonny Chiba double-feature. And “Kill Bill” features Sony Chiba himself in the role of legendary sword maker Hattori Hanzo, the person Uma…