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Azumi 2: Death or Love (2005)

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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.

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Yûma Ishigaki ...
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Shun Oguri ...
Ginkaku / Nachi
Kazuki Kitamura ...
Kanbê Inoue
Ken'ichi Endô ...
Kinkaku
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Hanzô
Tak Sakaguchi ...
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.

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Love or duty... An assassin must choose.

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$216,480 (Japan) (11 March 2005)

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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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great but not great as the first one
20 October 2007 | by (istanbul) – See all my reviews

When ı heard miss Kuriyama has won the MTV award a few years ago ı was so happy because she has some Allah given talent. But the award was surprisingly categorised "the best fight". Honestly there are better fights in films. Yes she is an awesome fighter but her character role playing is better then her fighting. She is nearly the number one evil girl character to me.

And miss Ueto had given a stunning performance in the first film displaying a strong hearted young woman. But somehow in this film she is weaker (ı mean Azumi) fight scenes are less convincing.

Overall this is a successful Japanese film to watch with family. The best of it is "love" is given without sex scenes. That makes the audience spectrum larger.


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