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The Ninja Wars (1982)

Iga ninpôchô (original title)
A fortuneteller prophesizes that whoever marries the beautiful Ukio will become the ruler of the world. Naturally, this makes her very popular with those vying for power, particularly the ... See full summary »

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Jotaro Fuefuki (as Henry Sanada)
Noriko Watanabe ...
Kagaribi / Ukyodayu
Jun Miho ...
Isaribi
Yuki Kazamatsuri ...
Chidori (as Miho Kazamatsuri)
Strong Kongô ...
Kongôbô (as Kongo Kobayashi)
Mikio Narita ...
Kashin Koji
Gajirô Satô ...
Curly haired Evil Monk (as Gajiro Sato)
Noboru Matsuhashi ...
Miyoshi
Akira Hamada
Nokoda Kawai
Sanji Kojima
Hiroshi Tanaka ...
Tyrus Bromley ...
Devil Monk #4
Syunji Sasamoto
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A fortuneteller prophesizes that whoever marries the beautiful Ukio will become the ruler of the world. Naturally, this makes her very popular with those vying for power, particularly the insatiably greedy Lord Donjo. Only the ninja Jotaro can stop Donjo's plan, but to do so, he must first battle the deadly team of "Devil Monks" serving the lord. Will Jotaro succeed in his mission? And if so, will Ukio marry him, thus making him the ruler of the world? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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The True Professionals of Death!


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18 December 1982 (Japan)  »

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Death of a Ninja  »

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Bizarre Fantasy Romance

I picked this up expecting another badly dubbed Hong Kong effort, but this film has a lot going for it. The story is simple, as a young ninja tries to find his true love, but the cinematography and direction steal the show. Eventually, it rattles apart a bit at the end, but this film is so ballsy, you cannot help but watch. I give it a 9. Although not rated, this would be equivalent to an (R).

Not Rated- Strong physical violence, some sexual violence, strong gore, female nudity, some sexual content, adult situations


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