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Director:
Writers:
Osamu Tezuka (comic)
Masa Nakamura (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
15 March 2007 (Hong Kong) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
48 body parts taken by demons, 48 fights to win them back.
Plot:
A female warrior who was raised as a man joins a young samurai's quest to recover 48 of his body parts from 48 demons and to avenge her parents death. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
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Cast

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Directed by
Akihiko Shiota 
 
Writing credits
Osamu Tezuka (comic)

Masa Nakamura (screenplay) &
Akihiko Shiota (screenplay)

Produced by
Kimio Hara .... associate producer
Takashi Hirano .... producer
Yoshiyuki Oikawa .... line producer
Arimasa Okada .... associate producer
Atsuyuki Shimoda .... co-producer
Tamako Tsujimoto .... associate producer
 
Cinematography by
Takahide Shibanushi 
 
Film Editing by
Toshihide Fukano 
 
Art Direction by
Ken Turner 
 
Costume Design by
Kazuko Kurosawa 
 
Makeup Department
Tomo Hyakutake .... special makeup effects artist
Yûichi Matsui .... special makeup effects artist
 
Production Management
Hiroyuki Akune .... production manager
Hideharu Yamashita .... production manager
 
Sound Department
Julien Campuzano .... re-recording mixer: french post-synchronized version
 
Special Effects by
Gunner Ashford .... special effects technician
Tomo Hyakutake .... special effects makeup
 
Stunts
Kensuke Sonomura .... lead stunt double
Hiroyuki Yoshida .... action coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Akinaga Tomiyama .... gaffer
 
Music Department
Yutaka Fukuoka .... composer: additional music
Gorô Yasukawa .... composer: additional music
 
Other crew
Siu-Tung Ching .... action instructor
Rika Higano .... set translator
 

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Runtime:
Hong Kong:139 min
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Trivia:
The movie reveals that the name Dororo means "Little Monster", but doesn't mention that the name of the sword and character - Hyakkimaru - means "Hundred Demons."See more »
Quotes:
Dororo:He's laughing. He thinks we are foolish; the way we crawl and hide, how we fight each other and live in poverty. He finds it all amusing!
Dororo:[shouting] Shut up! We are living things! What's so funny about living things trying their best to live?
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26 out of 31 people found the following review useful.
Forget your Ring..., 9 August 2007
Author: grandmastersik from Finland

...Dororo kicks arse and has much nicer, more natural scenery for its walkabouts.

Okay, so some SFX would be at place in an episode of Power Rangers, thus inevitably costing it a huge amount of would-be fans, but with its tongue-in-cheek tale to suit its SFX - in parts making their badness seem deliberate - who cares? Not all films are for everyone, but for those Dororo IS for, it satisfies totally!

Dororo follows a young Pinocchio-type man as he saunters Japan, killing demons to regain his lost body, and with it his humanity. Joining him on his quest is the troubled nameless thief he dubs "Dororo"; her own motives are unclear at first, but when revealed, aid the plot rather well.

Filled with action, slapstick antics and being the fruit of a script which can successfully carry a viewer on a high from start-to-finish, Dororo offers 2hours and 18 minutes that you won't want given back, instead, you'll gladly accept the exchange of time for watching this great flick.

Even though the film seems complete in itself, its story does insinuate that other adventures (i.e. "sequels") could very well stem from it.

I've seen that parts 2 and 3 are set to be made - for once, these will be sequels that I'll be looking forward to.

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