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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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Shûsuke Kaneko

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Yû Koyama (manga), Mataichirô Yamamoto (screenplay) (as Rikiya Mizushima) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Aya Ueto ... Azumi
Yûma Ishigaki Yûma Ishigaki ... Nagara
Chiaki Kuriyama ... Kozue
Shun Oguri ... Ginkaku / Nachi
Kazuki Kitamura ... Kanbê Inoue
Ken'ichi Endô ... Kinkaku
Kai Shishido ... Hanzô
Tak Sakaguchi ... Tsuchigumo (as Taku Sakaguchi)
Kengo Kengo ... Roppa
Shôichirô Masumoto Shôichirô Masumoto ... Saburôta
Shun Itô Shun Itô ... Kijimaru
Kenji Takechi Kenji Takechi ... Kiheita
Shunta Fuchino Shunta Fuchino ... Shintarô
Eugene Nomura ... Samurai Z (as Yûjin Nomura)
Ai Maeda Ai Maeda ... Chiyo
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Storyline

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.

Genres:

Action

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

12 March 2005 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Azumi 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Fukuyama City, Hiroshima, Japan See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,888,549
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DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

The amount of blood on Azumi's sword in the final fight scene changes. See more »

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Ginkaku: Many people nowadays have the same faces.
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Follows Azumi (2003) See more »

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great but not great as the first one
20 October 2007 | by abdullahxyySee all my reviews

When ı heard miss Kuriyama has won the MTV award a few years ago ı was so happy because she has some Allah given talent. But the award was surprisingly categorised "the best fight". Honestly there are better fights in films. Yes she is an awesome fighter but her character role playing is better then her fighting. She is nearly the number one evil girl character to me.

And miss Ueto had given a stunning performance in the first film displaying a strong hearted young woman. But somehow in this film she is weaker (ı mean Azumi) fight scenes are less convincing.

Overall this is a successful Japanese film to watch with family. The best of it is "love" is given without sex scenes. That makes the audience spectrum larger.


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