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Director:
Writers:
Osamu Tezuka (comic)
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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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User Reviews:
A great movie ... regardless See more (20 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Akihiko Shiota 
 
Writing credits
Osamu Tezuka (comic)

Masa Nakamura (screenplay) &
Akihiko Shiota (screenplay)

Produced by
Takashi Hirano .... producer
 
Art Direction by
Ken Turner 
 
Makeup Department
Tomo Hyakutake .... special makeup effects artist
Yûichi Matsui .... special makeup effects artist
 
Special Effects by
Gunner Ashford .... special effects technician
Tomo Hyakutake .... special effects makeup
 
Stunts
Kensuke Sonomura .... lead stunt double
Hiroyuki Yoshida .... action coordinator
 
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:
In order, the monsters that Hyakkimaru fights are: Jorogumo (spider demon), Maimai'Onba and her Hanyo (moth and caterpillar demons), Ki Oni (cherry blossom tree demon), Tokage Oni (lizard demon), Daitengu (bird demon), Inu Oni (dog demons) and Ratto Oni (rat demon).See more »
Quotes:
Dororo:[Having listened to two peasants tell the story of how and why they came to abandon their child at a temple, which has since burned down, killing many children including their own] So that's how it was... Enough of your crap! I was born in a battleground. My whole village was burned. But still my dad and my mom fought back! Until they collapsed, spent... they never gave up. YOU know the truth about the horrible fate that awaits an abandoned child! A starving kid, collapsed by the road, clinging to his last handful of rice his parents gave him. "If I eat this, I'll forget what my parents look like." Fool! If he doesn't eat it, he'll die, but he just clings to it.
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20 out of 25 people found the following review useful.
A great movie ... regardless, 1 September 2007
Author: (ateeqimran@yahoo.com) from India

I was really pained to see such negative comments about this movie.. by someone from japan itself.

We don't have to feed on eve dished out by the Hollywood.. and we certainly don't have to compare our movies to Hollywood. Sure Hollywood produces top quality movies but then eve doesn't have to be Hollywood style...

Having said that I think Dororo is no less entertaining than any action flick. Sure there r glitches here and there but who cares...

I thought Kou Shibasaki as a wicked crook was both hilarious and brilliant .. Her language [ A local dialect of Japanese ? ] increased my fascination for the Japanese language even more..

Dororo for me represents another aspect of the Japanese culture which I have come to love and respect.

I request to the people who know ... to comment, having a broader perspective in mind ... because for many, this place is the primary contact for information on movies..

Can't wait to for Part 2 & 3 ...

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