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

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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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18 December 1982 (Japan)  »

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Death of a Ninja  »

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The Epic of All Time!!
15 August 2000 | by (Denver, Colorado) – See all my reviews

This film is a classic in every sense of the word. Complex plot, scintillating dialogue, fantastically choreographed fight scenes, great special effects. What else can I say. I first saw this film in 1985 and have probably watched it over 100 times since then. I never get tired of it. Everybody I have shared this film with has enjoyed it thoroughly. If you do not like this film, you have no appreciation for foreign culture and are probably from Texas, or should move there.


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