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Ninja Resurrection 

Makai tenshô: Jigoku-hen (original title)
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Set in the time of the Tokugawa regime, where the Shogun has outlawed the Japanese Christians, since they fear that their religion will incite rebellion and chaos. However, they believe in ... See full summary »
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Set in the time of the Tokugawa regime, where the Shogun has outlawed the Japanese Christians, since they fear that their religion will incite rebellion and chaos. However, they believe in a prophecy, that a man named Tenshi, will hoist the cross and become the new Jesus. But there is a darker prophecy, if Tenshi does not become Christ, he will return and be reborn as Satan. Jubei Yagyu and a few others can fight against the looming evil that is to come. Written by Emphinix

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Terrible anime
21 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I rented this movie thinking it was a sequel to the vastly superior Ninja Scroll. It, however, was unconnected: in fact it seemed to be unconnected even to itself, as the various segments which I managed to watch seemed haphazard at best. I would strongly advise against watching this movie, as there are plenty of better things to do with your time. This comes from someone who enjoys watching "Plan Nine from Outer Space" from time to time. While I'm not an avid anime fan, a friend of mine who is despised it even more than I. I was further horrified upon visiting this site to learn that a sequel had been made to this wretched bit of cinematics. Please, save yourself the headache and go do something more productive, like staring at the nearest wall.


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