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Release Date:
18 December 1982 (Japan) See more »
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Tagline:
The True Professionals of Death!
Plot:
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Awards:
3 wins See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Hiroyuki Sanada ... 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

Seizô Fukumoto
Nokoda Kawai
Sanji Kojima
Hiroshi Tanaka ... Hanzo Hattori
Tyrus Bromley ... Devil Monk #4
Syunji Sasamoto
Rantaro Mine
Yoshiji Nakahigashi
Mieko Hoshino
Reiko Tamano
Yasumori Hikita
Yukio Miyagi
Kazuyuki Kosuga
Gentarô Mori
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Shin'ichi Chiba ... Shinzaemon Yagyu (uncredited)
Akira Nakao ... Donjo Matsunaga (uncredited)

Directed by
Kôsei Saitô 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Ei Ogawa 
Fûtarô Yamada  novel

Produced by
Haruki Kadokawa .... executive producer
Masao Satô .... producer
Izumi Toyoshima .... producer
 
Original Music by
Toshiaki Yokota 
 
Cinematography by
Fujio Morita 
 
Film Editing by
Isamu Ichida 
 
Art Direction by
Norimichi Igawa 
Kazuyoshi Sonoda 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Isao Yoshihara .... assistant director
Isao Yoshiwara .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Fumio Hashimoto .... sound recordist
 
Special Effects by
Hideo Suzuki .... special effects director
 
Stunts
Shin'ichi Chiba .... action coordinator (as Sony Chiba)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Yoshiaki Masuda .... lighting technician
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Junko Koshino .... wardrobe advisor
 
Other crew
Yukiko Morimura .... continuity
Toshio Sugawara .... choreographer
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Iga ninpôchô" - Japan (original title)
"Death of a Ninja" - USA (DVD title)
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Runtime:
Japan:100 min | USA:95 min
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6 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Kick ass, 8 June 1999
Author: hakker from Bay Area, California

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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