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Azumi 2: Death or Love (2005)

Young assassins Azumi and Nagara continue their mission to prevent a civil war. In their hunt for Masayuki Sanada, who is protected by both an army and a dangerous clan, they meet Ginkaku, ... See full summary »

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Yûma Ishigaki ...
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Shun Oguri ...
Ginkaku / Nachi
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Kanbê Inoue
Ken'ichi Endô ...
Kinkaku
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Hanzô
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Tsuchigumo (as Taku Sakaguchi)
Kengo ...
Roppa
Shôichirô Masumoto ...
Saburôta
Shun Itô ...
Kijimaru
Kenji Takechi ...
Kiheita
Shunta Fuchino ...
Shintarô
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Samurai Z (as Yûjin Nomura)
Ai Maeda ...
Chiyo
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Young assassins Azumi and Nagara continue their mission to prevent a civil war. In their hunt for Masayuki Sanada, who is protected by both an army and a dangerous clan, they meet Ginkaku, a person who shows a remarking resemblance with former friend Nachi. Written by Roberto

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$216,480 (Japan) (11 March 2005)
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The amount of blood on Azumi's sword in the final fight scene changes. See more »

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Ginkaku: Many people nowadays have the same faces.
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Slightly more believable and emotional than Azumi 1
21 August 2009 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

I didn't bother commenting on Azumi 1 since there's w really not much to say. It's a very good modern ninja movie. And it's good to see a female hero for once, though I'm sure it has existed before in Asian movies (Lady bloodsnow or something right ?) Anyways, i liked Azumi 1 and rated it a seven (7). But i liked this one slightly more. I feel you get to understand the character better as well as there's now need for the long introduction which was at the beginning of Azumi 1.

The story is pretty much the same, but the fighting sequences are more believable and interesting.

That's all i have to say, really, slightly better is my final words.


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