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Sonny Chiba's Dragon Princess (1976)

Hissatsu onna kenshi (original title)
Karate master Kazuma gets severely beaten and crippled by nefarious rival Nikaido. Kazuma trains his loyal daughter Yumi in the martial arts so she can exact a harsh revenge on Nikaido and his band of evil thugs.

Director:

Yutaka Kohira (as Yu Kohira)

Writer:

Hirô Matsuda (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Etsuko Shihomi ... Yumi Higaki
Shin'ichi Chiba ... Kazuma Higaki (as Sonny Chiba)
Yasuaki Kurata ... Masahiko Okizaki
Jirô Yabuki Jirô Yabuki ... Jiro Chinen (as Jirô Chiba)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bin Amatsu Bin Amatsu ... Hironobu Nikaido
Brian Becher Brian Becher
Raina Guzman Raina Guzman
Masashi Ishibashi Masashi Ishibashi ... Shiroge Oni
Burt Johansson Burt Johansson
Tatsuya Kameyama Tatsuya Kameyama ... Baba
Shunsuke Kariya Shunsuke Kariya ... Yokoi
Yoshi Katô Yoshi Katô ... Kakuzen
Genji Kawai Genji Kawai ... Robert Okizaki
Hôsei Komatsu Hôsei Komatsu ... Eisaku Ohba
Yûsuke Nagumo Yûsuke Nagumo ... Mashiko
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Karate master Kazuma gets severely beaten and crippled by nefarious rival Nikaido. Kazuma trains his loyal daughter Yumi in the martial arts so she can exact a harsh revenge on Nikaido and his band of evil thugs.

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martial arts | kung fu | See All (2) »

Taglines:

Sonny Chiba and Su Shiomi in the Biggest, Boldest, Bloodiest Battles of Their Lives! See more »

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Action

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Referenced in The Big Box: Christmas Evil (2011) See more »

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Don't be fooled by top-billed, Chiba is only in it for 10 minutes.
31 December 1999 | by Serpent-5See all my reviews

Sonny chiba is only in this film for the first 7 minutes. Intresting actioner showcase Sue Shiomi's talent as a action star casting her opposite to Japanese action star (who also does Hong Kong films) Yasuaki Kurata (of G-men 75 fame). Good soundtrack and some good action scene helps this poorly put together film. This film actually still played in Cameo, a Los Angeles grindhouse theatre in 1992!


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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

31 January 1976 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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