Set in the same world populated by Yokai, demon spirits with supernatural powers - Wentz Eiji of WaT reprises his role as half-human, half-yokai hero Kitaro, who takes it upon himself to ... See full summary »
Set in the same world populated by Yokai, demon spirits with supernatural powers - Wentz Eiji of WaT reprises his role as half-human, half-yokai hero Kitaro, who takes it upon himself to resolve the problems that arise when human and Yokai collide in modern-day Japan. This time Kitaro and his friends are investigating a series of mysterious disappearances. They stumble upon a yokai conspiracy and a cursed cycle that dates back 1000 years. Written by
It is the sequel to the 2007 movie, Ge Ge Ge kitaro. Like the first one, this one is, at best, entertaining. With a longer runtime, 2 hours, I felt that the pace is a bit slow at the start. This is more darker and crude than the first one but although there are still kid-friendly scenes.
The story: When young women hear the cursed melody of the creepy folklore song which is done by a yokai, they disappear. A young woman, Kaede, who is the main character hear the song but is saved by Kitaro. She is involved in the adventure set out to find the five ancient musical instruments to stop the yokai from picking on young women. There is some mild twists and as usual like the first one, there is the romance between yokai and humans. I must say the last half of the movie, there is some CGI sets(They can be improved) and suspense, is more interesting than the first half which is the adventure and the weird humour part.
Overall: Ii is a little disappointing as the trailer looks cool but it still manages to entertain me with its CGI sets. The DVD is available in Singapore and in Japan with English subtitles.
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