An orphan named Taro killed who Tein-Hei told her was the killer of his family. Taro found out, years later that Tein-Hei is the true killer and the man he killed was his father. Taro's revenge attempts start off a trail of assassinations and ninja swords fights spanning from Hokaido, Alaska to California where Tien-Hei's secrets gradually unfold. The revenge road leads to a climactic battle with Tien-Hei on the fall of Japan's Shogun-era. Written by
Tzung-I Lin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Did You Know?
The Ainu portrayed in the film are an indigenous people who primarily live in Hokkaido, the northernmost Japanese island. Up until the late 19th century, both the Ainu and Hokkaido were referred to as Ezo. See more
During the title shot, the title of the movie is shown first in English, and then in Japanese calligraphy. In the English title, the word "dagger" is misspelled as "daggar". See more
Tenkai! Having him as a pupil the one thing I regret in my entire life!
Referenced in Megazone 23
Kamui no Komoriuta
Lyrics by Yôko Aki
Music by Ryûdô Uzaki
Arranged by Mitsuo Hagita
Performed by Noriko Watanabe See more