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Gô Nagai (story)
Hitoshi Matsuyama (screenplay)
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Release Date:
25 October 1990 (Japan) See more »
Gangsters warfare turns out to be an alien invasion of the Earth. | Add synopsis »


  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)
Kenji Ohtsuki ... Ryu Momoji / Yu Shinoyama / Ninja Dragon (as Kenji Otsuki)
Etsuko Araoda ... Shinobu Nindo
Rikiya Yasuoka ... Gô Ranjuji
Tetsuya Matsui ... Suzuka Hatai / Ninja Defender
Cutey Suzuki ... Jun Saruwatari / Ninja Defender (as Cutie Suzuki)
Ikkô Furuya ... Takeo Nindo
Eric Stuart ... Ninja Dragon (voice: English version)

Anne Sackmann ... Shinobu Nindo (voice: English version)
Franklin Portnow ... Gô Ranjuji (voice: English version)
Tom Wayland ... Suzuka Hatai (voice: English version)
Lotus ... Jun Saruwatari (voice: English version)
Bill Carney ... Takeo Nindo (voice: English version)
Kip Kaplan ... Additional Voices (voice: English version) (as Barry Banner)
Timothy Breese Miller ... Additional Voices (voice: English version) (as Tim Breese)
Wally Cole ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)
Ross Lefko ... Additional Voices (voice: English version)
Mayumi Ozaki ... Female Killer (voice: English version)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gô Nagai ... Dead Yakuza (uncredited)

Directed by
Gô Nagai 
Writing credits
Gô Nagai (story)

Hitoshi Matsuyama (screenplay) (as Daisuke Serizawa)

Produced by
Taro Maki .... producer (as Tarô Maki)
Hitoshi Matsuyama .... executive producer
John O'Donnell .... executive producer (english version)
Michael Palan .... supervising producer (english version)
Stephanie Shalofsky .... producer (english version)
Tom Wayland .... associate producer (english version)
Cinematography by
Eiichi Ôsawa (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Yoshifumi Fukazawa 
Production Design by
Kiyotaka Sawada 
Makeup Department
Sueo Sugimoto .... special makeup effects artist
Special Effects by
Junzô Takagi .... special effects supervisor
Wataru Tagaya .... sword fight choreographer
Crew believed to be complete

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Kûsô-kagaku ninkyô-den: Gokudô ninja Dosuryû" - Japan (original title)
"The Ninja Dragon" - USA (DVD title)
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Japan:70 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
USA:R (self applied)

Did You Know?

Ranjuji's henchwoman (uncredited) is Mayumi Ozaki. She is credited as an additional voice in the English dubbed version on DVD, and she is seen at Cutey Suzuki's retirement ceremony in December 27, 1998 (see clip in youtube at 32:31). The two women wrestlers were close friends off the mat.See more »
[last lines]
Ryu Momoji:[visual gag - Female Killer running away unmarked amidst many bodies] We are the only left. The place is totally deserted.
Shinobu Nindo:Are you really sure?
Ryu Momoji:Yes.
Shinobu Nindo:Ryu! What's that?
Ryu Momoji:[looking up to the sky] Oh, that? That's a spaceship.
Shinobu Nindo:[screeching] A spaceship?
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Movie Connections:
References "Cutie Honey" (1973)See more »
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