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Release Date:
1 May 2009 (Japan) See more »
Based on a Japanese folk legend that echoes the tale of Robin Hood, this ninja thriller follows the exploits of Goemon Ishikawa (Yôsuke Eguchi)... See more » | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order)
Yôsuke Eguchi ... Goemon Ishikawa
Takao Ohsawa ... Saizo Kirigakure
Ryôko Hirosue ... Chacha Asai
Jun Kaname ... Mitsunari Ishida
Gori ... Sasuke Sarutobi
Mikijirô Hira ... Rikyu Sen
Masatô Ibu ... Ieyasu Tokugawa
Tetsuji Tamayama ... Matahachi
Hashinosuke Nakamura ... Nobunaga Oda
Eiji Okuda ... Hideyoshi Toyotomi
Choi Hong Man ... Gao
Susumu Terajima ... Hanzo Hattori
Eriko Satô ... Courtesan Yoshino
Erika Toda ... Courtesan Yukiri
Mayu Tsuruta ... Koheita's mother
Ryô ... Goemon's mother
Ema Fujisawa ... Okichi

Mayumi Sada ... Orin
Arashi Fukasawa ... Koheita
Mayuko Fukuda ... Chacha - teenage
Ryohei Hirota ... Goemon - teenage
Tokimasa Tanabe ... Goemon - youth
Takeru Satô ... Saizo - youth
Yoshikazu Ebisu ... Owner of Sobaya
Naomasa Musaka ... Kinokuniya Bunzaemon
Fumiyo Kohinata ... Yashichi
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ryôhei Abe
Yûki Ishida
Kazuaki Kiriya ... Mitsuhide Akechi
Shôken Kunimoto
Shôichirô Masumoto
Akihiko Muramatsu
Taishin Ohtsuka
Udo Suzuki
Shûji Yamamoto

Directed by
Kazuaki Kiriya 
Writing credits
Kazuaki Kiriya (original story)

Kazuaki Kiriya (screenplay) and
Tetsurô Takita (screenplay)

Produced by
Takashige Ichise .... producer
Kazuaki Kiriya .... producer
Yoshiya Nagasawa .... associate producer
Yûji Ueda .... associate producer
Original Music by
Akihiko Matsumoto 
Cinematography by
Kazuaki Kiriya 
Film Editing by
Kazuaki Kiriya 
Chisako Yokoyama 
Casting by
Masashi Yamaguchi 
Production Design by
Yûji Hayashida 
Costume Design by
Vaughan Alexander 
Tina Kalivas 
Makeup Department
Tomo Hyakutake .... special makeup effects artist
Ryoji Inagaki .... key hair stylist
Ryoji Inagaki .... key makeup artist
Production Management
Yutaka Tachibana .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kazuhiko Kondô .... first assistant director
Art Department
Yoshihito Akatsuka .... art department producer
Atsuo Hirai .... set designer
Tomomi Nishio .... set dresser
Sound Department
Mizuki Itou .... sound effects editor
Masato Yano .... sound
Special Effects by
Tomo Hyakutake .... model maker
Tomo Hyakutake .... special effects makeup
Visual Effects by
Takuya Fujita .... visual effects producer
Kôji Nozaki .... visual effects supervisor
Seiji Mori .... action coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Kenji Tanabe .... camera operator
Kenji Ushiba .... gaffer
Editorial Department
Motoyuki Kawase .... assistant editor
Music Department
Eishi Segawa .... composer: additional music
Other crew
Hiroko Stanhope .... assitant: Taka Ichise

Production CompaniesDistributorsSpecial EffectsOther Companies

Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The Legend of Goemon" - International (English title) (festival title)
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Japan:128 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Filming Locations:

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17 out of 23 people found the following review useful.
Amazing!, 20 January 2010
Author: inge_kacic from Bosnia and Herzegovina

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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