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Yôsuke Eguchi ...
Takao Ohsawa ...
Ryôko Hirosue ...
Chacha Asai
Jun Kaname ...
Gori ...
Mikijirô Hira ...
Rikyu Sen
Masatô Ibu ...
Tetsuji Tamayama ...
Matahachi
Hashinosuke Nakamura ...
Eiji Okuda ...
Choi Hong Man ...
Gao
Susumu Terajima ...
Eriko Satô ...
Courtesan Yoshino
Erika Toda ...
Courtesan Yukiri
Mayu Tsuruta ...
Koheita's mother
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Based on a Japanese folk legend that echoes the tale of Robin Hood, this ninja thriller follows the exploits of Goemon Ishikawa (Yôsuke Eguchi), who leaves his fighting clan after its chief is murdered and uses his skills as a thief to help the poor. But after learning the identity of his leader's killer - the traitorous Hideyoshi (Eiji Okuda) - Goemon sets out on a bloody path of vengeance, joined by his loyal friend, Saizo (Takao Ôsawa). Written by Anonymous

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1 May 2009 (Japan)  »

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$9,000,000 (estimated)
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Amazing!
20 January 2010 | by (Bosnia and Herzegovina) – See all my reviews

I got this movie couple days ago on Blu-ray, and I must say it is so amazing. Excellent mix of CG animation. There are also my favorite Japanese actors in this movie, it was great. I've got feeling like playing some samurai video games while I was watching it. Also, the soundtrack of the movie is just great! I don't know why people talk bad things about this movie! Action scenes are awesome. There is also K-1 fighter Choi from Korea in this movie.....If you like ninja and samurai movies, I think you will be satisfied. To me this is great mix of fantasy and action. And one of my favorite fantasy movies of 2009. 10/10


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