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Return of Daimajin (1966)

Daimajin ikaru (original title)
Giant statue exacts revenge upon those who conquer its worshippers.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Kôjirô Hongô ...
Lord Juro
Shiho Fujimura ...
Lady Sayuri
Tarô Marui ...
Dodohei
Takashi Kanda ...
Lord Danjô Mikoshiba
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kôji Fujiyama ...
Ikkaku Arai
Yûji Hamada ...
Farmer 2
Chikara Hashimoto ...
Shunpei Ikenaga / Majin(plays two parts)
Sei Hiraizumi ...
Hayato Tabe
Yoshitaka Itô ...
Farmer 3
Kiyokazu Kagatsume ...
Ryûta - Dodohei's Younger Brother
Hyôsuke Kanbe ...
Mohachi
Jutarô Kitashiro ...
Genba Onikojima (as Jutarô Hôjô)
Keiko Koyanagi ...
Shige
Hideo Kuroki ...
Tasuke
Tsuyotake Matsuda ...
Farmer 1
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After conquering a village, an evil warlord sets his sights on another by the lakeside. He kidnaps village local Katsushige Nakoshi (Kôichi Uenoyama) and offers an ultimatum to the villagers to hand over one of their protectors, Lord Juro (Kôjirô Hongô), in exchange for the release of Katsushige. But, Lord Juro and the brave people defy the evil doers and decide to fight for their freedom and their homeland themselves. When their sacrifices seem in vain, they pray to their stone god to awaken and fight for them. Written by Oliver Chu

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Colder than Ice, Unyielding as Stone, Divine Retribution is at Hand

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Drama | Fantasy

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13 August 1966 (Japan)  »

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2.35 : 1
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All three "Daimajin" movies were made at the same time but released a year apart. See more »

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Followed by Wrath of Daimajin (1966) See more »

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Even better than the first one!
16 February 2000 | by (Seattle, WA) – See all my reviews

Better in the first in that there is a fun adventure story included and the writers aren't afraid to make a few sacrifices along the way to give the story some extra weight. The Majin's vengeance is better thought out than it was in the first film, and He is much more of a hero to the villagers this time out.


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