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The Ninja Wars (1982)
"Iga ninpôchô" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Adventure, Fantasy  |  18 December 1982 (Japan)
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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 ... 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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Kick ass
8 June 1999 | by (Bay Area, California) – See all my reviews

Ok, this movie rules. The dubbing is great and the story is hilarious. The gratuitous use of blood and decapitated bodies is so funny the gore is lost. Besides, what's better than a good vs. evil story involving a spider tea kettle filled with a magic aphrodesiac, and insane emperor and an evil ninja spirit with one of the best laughs I've ever heard. If you can someway find this movie, check it out.


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