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Blood Reign: Curse of the Yoma 

Yôma (original title)
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A terrible war has ravaged the land, and now, fueled by the blood of numerous fallen warriors, the Yoma, demons from hell, emerge once more. A skilled ninja seeks to end the bloodshed these... See full summary »
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A terrible war has ravaged the land, and now, fueled by the blood of numerous fallen warriors, the Yoma, demons from hell, emerge once more. A skilled ninja seeks to end the bloodshed these demons inflict upon humanity, but to do this he must fight against his undead former best friend and fellow ninja who was killed in battle and has been resurrected to serve the Yoma. Written by anonymous

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ninja | blood | horse | anime | supernatural | See All (5) »

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And he stood between the dead and the living, and the plague was stayed. See more »


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Japan

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Japanese

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11 November 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Blood Reign: Curse of the Yoma See more »

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(2 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Based on a manga by Kei Kusunoki. The manga was published in 1985 by Shueisha and serialized in Ribon Original. It was 2 volumes long. See more »

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Featured in Anime Abandon: Blood Reign: Curse of the Yoma (2015) See more »

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Ashita e no Prorogue
(Prologue for Tomorrow)
Performed by Midori Karashima
Lyrics and Composition by Midori Karashima
Arrangement by Hironari Watanabe
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Decent horror anime
18 April 2012 | by dave13-1See all my reviews

Originally released on VHS in a subtitled version called Yoma: Curse of the Undead, this is a pretty decent entry in the anime horror genre. The main character is a young ninja on the trail of a childhood friend who just happens to be a powerful undead creature, with a multitude of lesser zombie freaks at his command. The action is bloody and the monsters are powerful and lethal, although a bit more creepy than terrifying. Japanese medieval folklore weaves its way through the story and undead spirits have a distinctly non-Western character, which makes this something other than just another ghost story.

Also notable is the haunting Ninja Counting Song which is repeated throughout the early part of the film. It is exquisitely beautiful and will play in your head for days afterward.


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