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Raised to deal in cold blooded death, the teenage ninja girl Azumi must defeat three evil warlords while also battling her own heart.

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Kenji Kohashi ...
Hiroki Narimiya ...
Ukiha
Takatoshi Kaneko ...
Amagi
Yûma Ishigaki ...
Yasuomi Sano ...
Yura
Shinji Suzuki ...
Awa
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Hiei
Shôgo Yamaguchi ...
Komoro
Shun Oguri ...
Nachi
Jô Odagiri ...
Bijomaru Mogami
Aya Okamoto ...
Yae
Minoru Matsumoto ...
Tobizaru
Hideo Sakaki ...
Nagato
Ken'ichi Endô ...
Isshin Sajiki
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In war-torn Japan, the Tokugawa Shogun, desperate to restore peace to his people, orders the assassination of the hostile warlords. A beautiful young woman is raised from birth with nine other orphans, to become an assassin. Her name is AZUMI, the ultimate assassin. Written by Anonymous

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From the ravages of war rises the ultimate assassin.


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10 May 2003 (Japan)  »

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Azumi - A Assassina  »

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Trivia

Japanese game developer Hideo Kojima (famous for the Metal Gear Solid series) appears as one of the outlandish ruffians killed by Azumi in the final battle. See more »

Goofs

In the fight between Azumí and Mogamí Bijomarú, when Azumí runs, jumps and strikes Bijomarú with his sword, the movement of the Azumi'sword is corrected at the last second, before cutting the hand of Bijomarú and moves up to strike the middle of the sword of Bijomarú. See more »

Quotes

Azumi: Where do the stars go during the day?
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Connections

Followed by Azumi 2: Death or Love (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Negai
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Lyrics by Mina Ganaha and Hideaki Yamano
Composed by Caoli Cano and Tarô Iwashiro
Arranged by Akira Inoue
Performed by Mina Ganaha
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beautiful!
11 November 2005 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

I think that this movie is not just about warriors...is about their choices..power to accept that the good sometimes become evil... what is good some peoples it's bad for others...some scenes are so beautiful that they can make you cry... I think I can see this movie a million times for the man in white and the woman in black...to understand which of them is the good one and what is evil one...to understand the power of red color...The Japanese made from this film a paint same as "Hero".. Maybe for the majority of people who experienced this movie it's just an action movie but for me is a very special... See this film because first of all is a very entertaining!


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