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

Unrated  |   |  Animation, Action, Adventure  |  5 June 1993 (Japan)
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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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Credited cast:
Dakuan / Walla (voice) (as Rudy Luzion)
Dean Wein ...
Jubei Kibagami (voice)
Wendee Lee ...
Kagero (voice) (as Wendee Day)
Genma (voice) (as Richard George)
Yurimaru (voice) (as Richard Hayworth)
Milton James ...
Mushizo / Shinkuro (voice) (as Richard Barnes)
Joan-Carol O'Connell ...
Benisato (voice) (as Jenny Haniver)
Shogunate Envoy (voice) (as Alfred Thor)
Doug Stone ...
Bandit Boss / Koga Ninja (voice)
Kirk Thornton ...
Hanza / Utsutsu (voice) (as Spanky Roberts)
Edward Mannix ...
Chamberlain (voice) (as Ed Mannix)
Marvyn Byrkett ...
Villager (voice) (as Sonny Byrkett)
Kevin Seymour ...
Tessai / Shijima / Walla (voice) (as Dougary Grant/Jenny Haniver)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Takeshi Aono ...
Dakuan (voice)


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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Jubei Ninpocho: The Wind Ninja Chronicles  »

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Great high-octane ninja action.
15 September 2003 | by (England) – See all my reviews

A great movie to just sit back and enjoy, not in the mind set of Akira, Ghost in the Shell or Perfect Blue just a great all out action film. When I first saw this movie I was amazed by the high quality of the action and the animation. To this day they both still stand the test of time. One of the best anime's set around the time period of feudal Japan, although the main reason to see this film is for the characters. Not so much for the good guys but the villains. The designs of the villains are outstanding and there individual powers uniquely brilliant.

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