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Big Monster War (1968)
"Yôkai daisensô" (original title)

 |  Horror  |  1968 (USA)
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When a Babylonian vampire comes to old Japan, an army of Japanese demons and ghosts gather and battle him.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Yoshihiko Aoyama ...
Shinhachiro Mayama
Hideki Hanamura ...
Nebula Monster
Chikara Hashimoto ...
Daimon
Hiromi Inoue ...
Shinobu
Mari Kanda ...
Osaki
Takashi Kanda ...
Hyogo Isobe
Akane Kawasaki ...
Chie
Gen Kimura ...
Saheiji Kawano
Hajime Kimura
Gen Kuroki ...
River Monster
Ikuko Môri ...
Long-Necked Monster
Hinode Nishikawa ...
Lower Officer
Tokio Oki ...
Yasuzo
Tomoo Uchida ...
Dainichibo
Hanji Wakai ...
Gate Guard
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When a Babylonian vampire comes to old Japan, an army of Japanese demons and ghosts gather and battle him.

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Not bad but not as great as "Majin"
1 November 2003 | by (Honolulu, HI) – See all my reviews

When the Babylonian evil known as Daimon (Daemon) is unearthed from his underground crypt, he begins his reign of terror by traveling to feudal Japan to conquer its people. Standing in his way is a veritable army of strange and bizarre Japanese "Yokai" (ghosts) each with unique personalities and supernatural powers. While I liked much of the creature effects for this film, I wasn't too thrilled with the story. Unlike Daiei's "Majin" movies, "Yokai Daisensou" is a bit too comical and goofy for my tastes. There were some genuinely creepy scenes and the gyokaih costumes are inventive and interesting.


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