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Yamato Takeru (1994)

After killing his brother, Prince Yamato is banished from his father's kingdom until he can bring his dangerous powers under control. On his journey, he meets and joins with the magical ... See full summary »

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After killing his brother, Prince Yamato is banished from his father's kingdom until he can bring his dangerous powers under control. On his journey, he meets and joins with the magical priestess Oto, and together they go to fight against an evil god that has been ravaging the Earth in the form of an enormous hydra. Will Yamato ever return home to reclaim his rightful place on the throne? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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9 July 1994 (Japan)  »

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Orochi the Eight-Headed Dragon  »

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Planned as a trilogy, box office results lead to the sequels being canceled. See more »

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Remake of Nippon tanjô (1959) See more »

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A fun fantasy movie
28 April 2000 | by (Wappingers Falls, NY) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed this movie quite a bit. It had some really nice special effects. It was a fun fantasy movie in the same vein as the US Sinbad movies complete with a Dragon. I first saw this as a Japanese import with English subtitles and was glad when it was released here in the US last year on video with English dubbing. The US video title is "Orochi: The Eight Headed Dragon". A fun way to waste a few hours and get lost in your imagination.


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