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Iga ninpôchô (1982)

A fortuneteller prophesizes that whoever marries the beautiful Ukio will become the ruler of the world. Naturally, this makes her very popular with those vying for power, particularly the ... See full summary »

Director:

Kôsei Saitô

Writers:

Ei Ogawa, Fûtarô Yamada (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hiroyuki Sanada ... Jotaro Fuefuki (as Henry Sanada)
Noriko Watanabe Noriko Watanabe ... Kagaribi / Ukyodayu
Jun Miho Jun Miho ... Isaribi
Yuki Kazamatsuri Yuki Kazamatsuri ... Chidori (as Miho Kazamatsuri)
Strong Kongô Strong Kongô ... Kongôbô (as Kongo Kobayashi)
Mikio Narita Mikio Narita ... Kashin Koji
Gajirô Satô Gajirô Satô ... Curly haired Evil Monk (as Gajiro Sato)
Noboru Matsuhashi Noboru Matsuhashi ... Miyoshi
Akira Hamada Akira Hamada
Seizô Fukumoto
Nokoda Kawai Nokoda Kawai
Sanji Kojima Sanji Kojima
Hiroshi Tanaka Hiroshi Tanaka ... Hanzo Hattori
Tyrus Bromley Tyrus Bromley ... Devil Monk #4
Syunji Sasamoto Syunji Sasamoto
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A fortuneteller prophesizes that whoever marries the beautiful Ukio will become the ruler of the world. Naturally, this makes her very popular with those vying for power, particularly the insatiably greedy Lord Donjo. Only the ninja Jotaro can stop Donjo's plan, but to do so, he must first battle the deadly team of "Devil Monks" serving the lord. Will Jotaro succeed in his mission? And if so, will Ukio marry him, thus making him the ruler of the world? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

18 December 1982 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Death of a Ninja See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The Epic of All Time!!
15 August 2000 | by doctor_zaiusSee all my reviews

This film is a classic in every sense of the word. Complex plot, scintillating dialogue, fantastically choreographed fight scenes, great special effects. What else can I say. I first saw this film in 1985 and have probably watched it over 100 times since then. I never get tired of it. Everybody I have shared this film with has enjoyed it thoroughly. If you do not like this film, you have no appreciation for foreign culture and are probably from Texas, or should move there.


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