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Ninja Scroll (1993)
"Jûbê ninpûchô" (original title)

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A mysterious vagabond sets out on a journey to confront his past. Little does he know he is up against a demonic force of killers, with a ghost from his past as the leader.

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Dakuan / Walla (1995) (voice) (as Rudy Luzion)
Dean Wein ...
Wendee Lee ...
Kagero (voice) (as Wendee Day)
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Genma (1995) (voice) (as Richard George)
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Yurimaru (1995) (voice) (as Richard Hayworth)
Milton James ...
Mushizo / Shinkuro (1995) (voice) (as Richard Barnes)
Joan-Carol O'Connell ...
Benisato (voice) (as Jenny Haniver)
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Shogunate Envoy (1995) (voice) (as Alfred Thor)
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Benisato / Sakachi's Daughter (1995) (voice)
Doug Stone ...
Bandit Boss / Koga Ninja (1995) (voice)
Kirk Thornton ...
Hanza / Utsutsu (1995) (voice) (as Spanky Roberts)
Edward Mannix ...
Chamberlain (1995) (voice) (as Ed Mannix)
Marvyn Byrkett ...
Villager (1995) (voice) (as Sonny Byrkett)
Kevin Seymour ...
Tessai / Shijima / Walla (1995) (voice) (as Dougary Grant/Jenny Haniver)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Takeshi Aono ...
Dakuan (voice)
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Storyline

A Journeyman ninja by name of Jubei stumbles upon a plague, an evil clan of demons, a national crisis, and a beautiful ninja girl. Written by Anonymous

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5 June 1993 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Jubei Ninpocho: The Wind Ninja Chronicles  »

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Trivia

Not as successful or well-received in Japan as it was in the U.S. See more »

Quotes

Jubei: [after killing Utsutso Mujuro, angry at Kagero for interfering] Haven't you had enough yet? What are you thinking?
Kagero: Why have you become so desperate to die?
Jubei: It's not me who is so desperate to throw my life away to return a favour! You're acting as if your life is worthless or something. Is it true then, that you kill whichever man sleeps with you? By poisoning him?
Kagero: You'll know if you sleep with me.
Kagero: [Jubei embraces Kagero but Kagero backs away] No you fool! Poison is seeped into every part of my ...
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Connections

References The Crow (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Somewhere, Faraway, Everyone Is Listening to a Ballad
Performed by Ryouhei Yamanashi
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User Reviews

Kawajiri's finest film...
18 January 1999 | by (Decorah IA) – See all my reviews

Jubei Ninpocho (Ninja Scroll) ***1/2 out of **** Director: Yashiako Kawajiri

Masterless samurai for hire is "tricked" by aging government spy in order to partake in assassinating eight supernatural beings during the era of feudal Japan. Ultraviolent premise is not for all tastes, but fascinating visual punch and original story telling (emphasized greatly by Kawajiri's expert direction) make this a much see for animation buffs. Kawajiri's finest film to date is dazzling and gripping from start to finish.


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