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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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Oto Tachibana
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Tsukiyomi
Saburô Shinoda
Keaki Mori
Bengaru
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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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Great movie - a MUST for TOHO & King Ghidorah fans !
9 October 2002 | by (Eindhoven & Helmond, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

It's more than just the 8-headed dragon! This is a GREAT movie, not just a "monster movie"! It has great action with (laser)swords and walking and fighting in the air and against walls! There's also a lot of magic present in this movie and there is more than only the 8-headed dragon! (I would call this movie: Magic,Monsters and Orochi-the 8-headed Dragon). A nice reference to the (new)Gamera movies is the amulet of the prince, it's the same as the girl who can talk to Gamera. In conclusion: good story, great action/monsters and magic, good colours, good acting.


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