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Eko eko azaraku II (1996)

 |  Horror  |  20 April 1996 (Japan)
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Kimika Yoshino returns in this prequel to 'Wizard of Darkness' to play Misa Kuroi before she was famous, or at least before she realized she was a witch. 'Birth of the Wizard' begins in ... See full summary »

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Kimika Yoshino ...
Wataru Shihôdô ...
Saiga
Chieko Shiratori ...
Shoko Takanashi
Akira Otani ...
Takanashi
Hideyo Amamoto ...
Master of Saiga
Akira Saito ...
Dr. Okawa
Takashi Mihashi ...
Katsuya Terada
Makoto Fujieda ...
Chiharu Kimura
Tamio Ishikura ...
Professor Kaji
Miho Fukuya ...
Kyoko Nanatsuki
Yasushi Higuchi ...
Policeman #1
Takumi Yuda ...
Policeman #2
Kôichi Chiba ...
Young Man with Bicycle
Tomoshi Nakagawa ...
Man in the Park
Erika Suzuki ...
Young Misa
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Kimika Yoshino returns in this prequel to 'Wizard of Darkness' to play Misa Kuroi before she was famous, or at least before she realized she was a witch. 'Birth of the Wizard' begins in Meiji-era Japan, in a village of former witches and wizards. I say former, because someone seems to have slaughtered them. Skip to the present day, and an archaeologist discovers a mummy from the village. Blissfully unaware that the mummy is, in fact, possessed by an evil spirit (naturally), he runs off, leaving his assistant alone. The mummy comes to life, kills her, and the evil spirit takes over her body. This evil spirit is now searching for Misa, who is protected by Kyle Reese, It is Misa's destiny to defeat this evil spirit, but she needs Saiga's help to do it. Written by Anonymous

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For fans of melancholic Japanese school girls
26 January 1999 | by (Seattle, WA) – See all my reviews

Somewhat of a letdown after the exceptional "Eko Eko Azarak: Wizard Of Darkness", but if you like the genre, it's still worth checking out. Our favorite high school witch, Misa Kuroi, is being pursued by a nasty demon who keeps jumping from one host body to the next (like "The Hidden"). She is forcefully protected by a mysterious stranger (like Kyle Reese in "The Terminator"), and together the two of them find love and courage, and face the demon. As a sci-fi/horror film it's rather plodding and unremarkable, but what it does succeed at is creating an interesting character study of the melancholic plight of Japanese teenage girls. The entire film just looks and feels like shojo manga. Tragically beautiful Kimika Yoshino has matured as both an actress and a woman, and seems more confident in her abilities and more convincing in her role as Misa. The movie shares the same high production values and gory special effects as the first film, but without the sexual content.


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