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Kunoichi ninpô-chô: Yagyû gaiden (1998)

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Seven women are determined to exact revenge on the evil lord Akinari Katou and "The 7 Spears", the band of soldiers he commands.


Hitoshi Ozawa


Fûtarô Yamada (novel), Jun'ichi Inoue (screenplay) | 3 more credits »





Cast overview, first billed only:
Yûko Moriyama Yûko Moriyama ... Ochie
Kazuki Takeda Kazuki Takeda ... Osawa
Momoka Saeki Momoka Saeki ... Ofue
Non Non ... Okei (as NON)
Kaoru Ukawa Kaoru Ukawa ... Oshina
Fuyu Ooba Fuyu Ooba ... Otori (as Fuyu Ohba)
Sugawara Akiko Sugawara Akiko ... Sakura
Tomorô Taguchi ... Kôshichirô Urushido (as Tomoroo Taguchi)
Toshihide Wakamatsu Toshihide Wakamatsu
Yoshihiro Takayama Yoshihiro Takayama ... Rensuke Washinosu
Hiroshi Miyasaka Hiroshi Miyasaka
Takekazu Shigehisa Takekazu Shigehisa ... (as Gohichi Shigehisa)
Masahiro Yamashita Masahiro Yamashita
Hidehiko Ishikura Hidehiko Ishikura
Tomomi Kuribayashi Tomomi Kuribayashi


Yuko Moriyama stars in this ninja period piece as one of seven women determined to exact revenge on the evil lord Akinari Katou and "The 7 Spears", the band of soldiers he commands. Trained assassins and skilled in sorcery, these men took over the Aizu prefecture and took its most beautiful young women as concubines. When they left, they left behind seven daughters, who have now sought out the sword-master Jyubei Yagyuu to help them discover their own power so that they exact their own revenge. Written by Anonymous

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7 November 2003 | by SiCHris0517See all my reviews

The movie is kinda confusing, I couldn't keep up with all the names the first time I saw it, but I thought it was pretty entertaining. It's like a Western, but in Eastern style. I think the characters are based on the anime Ninja Scroll, and so is the action (ex., blood fountains). If you are into samurai/ninja movies this might be a good one to rent, although some of the action scenes sometimes leave it up to the audience to figure out what happened, this is probably due to their budget which is why they lacked the wiring capabilities to show in detail how acrobatic the fight scenes were supposed to have been. It gets a decent 7/10.

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11 July 1998 (Japan) See more »

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