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  • RIP Sonny Chiba, Martial Arts Superstar

    RIP Sonny Chiba, Martial Arts Superstar

    Sonny Chiba was the anti-Bruce Lee. Bruce Lee was all about finesse with his martial arts; he moved like the proverbial butterfly who stung like a bee. When Sonny Chiba first made it big in America as Takuma Tsurugi in The Street Fighter films, he was a wasp — angry, spoiling for a fight, and…