Ninja Scroll: The Series (2003– )
"Jûbei ninpûchô: Ryuhogyoku-hen" (original title)

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Fourteen years after defeating the immortal warrior Himuro Genma and thwarting the Shogun of the Dark's evil plans, Kibagami Jubei continues to roam all over Japan as a masterless swordsman... See full summary »

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In feudal era Japan, a ninja fights eight demonic warriors in order to protect his country.

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Rikiya Koyama ...
 Jubei Kibagami / ... (13 episodes, 2003)
Kôichi Yamadera ...
 Jubei Kibagami (13 episodes, 2003)
David Rasner ...
 Jubei Kibagami (13 episodes, 2003)
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 Shigure (13 episodes, 2003)
Houko Kuwashima ...
 Shigure / ... (12 episodes, 2003)
Yuzuru Fujimoto ...
 Dakuan (11 episodes, 2003)
Romi Pak ...
 Tsubute (10 episodes, 2003)
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Fourteen years after defeating the immortal warrior Himuro Genma and thwarting the Shogun of the Dark's evil plans, Kibagami Jubei continues to roam all over Japan as a masterless swordsman. During his journey, he meets Shigure, a priestess who has never seen the world outside her village. But when a group of demons destroys the village and kills everyone, Jubei becomes a prime target after acquiring the Dragon Jewel - a stone with an unknown origin. Meanwhile, Shigure - along with the monk Dakuan and a young thief named Tsubute - travels to the village of Yagyu. And with two demon clans now hunting down Shigure, Dakuan must once again acquire the services of Jubei to protect the Priestess of Light. Written by Gavin Nelson

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This series contains thirteen episodes:
  • 01. Hidden Village - Cruel


  • 02. The Start of a Journey


  • 03. Evil Energy


  • 04. The Divided Jewel


  • 05. The Indestructable Child


  • 06. Sheltering from the Rain


  • 07. Flower Bud


  • 08. Ascending of Rengoku


  • 09. Hidden Dragon in the Guts


  • 10. Hiruko's Heart


  • 11. Yagyu Rennya


  • 12. The Kingdom Revives


  • 13. The Blue Skies


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Connections

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Soundtracks

Shigure's Theme
Performed by Kitaro and Peter McEvilley
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Hard core sword slashing action.
3 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Ninja Scroll Is an animated, action, adventure that has raised the bar for animation. Directed by Jack Fletcher and Tatsuo Sato, and written by Toshiki Inoue it is one of the greatest animated series to ever hit the market.

Ninja Scroll follows the exploits of Jubei Kibagami as he attempts to fulfill a promise he made to a dieing man; however something always gets in the way and prevents him from fulfilling the promise.

This series was drawn out very well the action scenes didn't miss a beat everything was done excellently, the plot was outstanding, and the theme music for the series was excellent as well.

I liked this series a lot it has an awesome plot great writers and amazing artists. This series was outstanding even if you haven't watched the movie I recommend watching the series.


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