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Legend of the Millennium Dragon (2011)
"Onigamiden" (original title)

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A 15-year-old boy goes 1200 years back in time to find his unlikely destiny as the savior to end the war between humans and demons.

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Kensho Ono ...
Jun Tendô (voice)
Satomi Ishihara ...
Mizuha (voice)
Takashi Kondô ...
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Shotaro Morikubo ...
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Kentarô Itô ...
Kinta (voice)
Yasuyuki Kase ...
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Sôsuke Komori ...
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Masaaki Tsukada ...
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Ryuji Aigase ...
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Shunsuke Sakuya ...
Kishin (voice)
Kenta Miyake ...
Sanjin (voice)
Kanako Tôjo ...
Hishin (voice)
Chikara Oosaka ...
Doshin (voice)
Ikuo Nishikawa ...
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Akio Nojima ...
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A 15-year-old boy goes 1200 years back in time to find his unlikely destiny as the savior to end the war between humans and demons.

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Rated PG-13 for some violence and scary images | See all certifications »

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Outstanding Story
27 March 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie was another example of excellent story telling. It reveals the struggles of two opposing groups, each vying for the power of a "Savior", the main boy character. But he comes to understand that war is not one-sided, but often disguised by deception and fears. It was especially satisfying watching the child change from a fearful, fragile person, to a strong and powerful young man, though not necessarily in a way one would totally expect.

The one drawback I experienced was that with so many characters put into the story, it was hard to tell them apart, and who signified what. Of course, there is a lot of back story that is not presented and, without some research would be difficult to understand. However, I cam e away from it with a renewed appreciation for this type of story telling.


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