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Azumi 2: Death or Love (2005)

Not Rated | | Action | 12 March 2005 (Japan)
Young assassins Azumi and Nagara continue their mission to prevent a civil war. In their hunt for Masayuki Sanada, who is protected by both an army and a dangerous clan, they meet Ginkaku, ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Azumi
Yûma Ishigaki ... Nagara
... Kozue
... Ginkaku / Nachi
... Kanbê Inoue
Ken'ichi Endô ... Kinkaku
... Hanzô
... Tsuchigumo (as Taku Sakaguchi)
Kengo ... Roppa
Shôichirô Masumoto ... Saburôta
Shun Itô ... Kijimaru
Kenji Takechi ... Kiheita
Shunta Fuchino ... Shintarô
... Samurai Z (as Yûjin Nomura)
Ai Maeda ... Chiyo
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Young assassins Azumi and Nagara continue their mission to prevent a civil war. In their hunt for Masayuki Sanada, who is protected by both an army and a dangerous clan, they meet Ginkaku, a person who shows a remarking resemblance with former friend Nachi. Written by Roberto

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Love or duty... An assassin must choose.

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$216,480 (Japan), 11 March 2005, Limited Release
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The amount of blood on Azumi's sword in the final fight scene changes. See more »

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Azumi once more..stilll worth the watch...
24 May 2007 | by See all my reviews

I'm a huge fan of the first one and as much as i hate agreeing with some of the comments, well I do. This isn't even close to the first, simply because kitamura's touch was missing badly. The unique sense of camera angles, sword fights, wire work etc... There's still plenty of violence and blood but not quite as impressive and breathtaking as the first. I hoped for kitamura's direction as it really would have been more intense than the first but not everything goes our way. Still the acting was good and the scene with a copy of the ninja scroll sword boomerang was pretty cool I must say.

Nevertheless I still love this simply because I love the franchise of this type of samurai flick and once again the cute aya ueto's presence once more. Recommended to all action and samurai fans out there. 10/10 simply because it's still a great movie with ueto in it...


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