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Big Monster War (1968)

Yôkai daisensô (original title)
| Horror | 1968 (USA)
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When a Babylonian vampire comes to old Japan, an army of Japanese demons and ghosts gather and battle him.

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Yoshiyuki Kuroda
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Credited cast:
Yoshihiko Aoyama Yoshihiko Aoyama ... Shinhachiro Mayama
Hideki Hanamura Hideki Hanamura ... Nebula Monster
Chikara Hashimoto Chikara Hashimoto ... Daimon
Hiromi Inoue Hiromi Inoue ... Shinobu
Mari Kanda Mari Kanda ... Osaki
Takashi Kanda Takashi Kanda ... Hyogo Isobe
Akane Kawasaki Akane Kawasaki ... Chie
Gen Kimura Gen Kimura ... Saheiji Kawano
Hajime Kimura Hajime Kimura
Gen Kuroki Gen Kuroki ... River Monster
Ikuko Môri Ikuko Môri ... Long-Necked Monster
Hinode Nishikawa Hinode Nishikawa ... Lower Officer
Tokio Oki Tokio Oki ... Yasuzo
Tomoo Uchida Tomoo Uchida ... Dainichibo
Hanji Wakai Hanji Wakai ... Gate Guard
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When a Babylonian vampire comes to old Japan, an army of Japanese demons and ghosts gather and battle him.

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

1968 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Big Monster War See more »

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Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Fujicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Remade as Yôkai daisensô (2005) See more »

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Not bad but not as great as "Majin"
1 November 2003 | by jmaruyamaSee all my reviews

When the Babylonian evil known as Daimon (Daemon) is unearthed from his underground crypt, he begins his reign of terror by traveling to feudal Japan to conquer its people. Standing in his way is a veritable army of strange and bizarre Japanese "Yokai" (ghosts) each with unique personalities and supernatural powers. While I liked much of the creature effects for this film, I wasn't too thrilled with the story. Unlike Daiei's "Majin" movies, "Yokai Daisensou" is a bit too comical and goofy for my tastes. There were some genuinely creepy scenes and the gyokaih costumes are inventive and interesting.


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