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Ninja Scroll 1993

  • Yoshiaki Kawajiri
  • December 6, 1996
  • 94 mins
  • Japanese
  • Action, Animation, Fantasy
Feudal Japan - A Time of Danger, Intrigue and Deception...
Jubei is a masterless ninja who travels the land alone, hiring his services to those with gold... or a worthy cause. His fearsome abilities have served him well, but a hideous plot to overthrow the government threatens to end his wandering ways and possibly his life.


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Quite the crowning achievement at the time, masterful work. First watch here ever in 2015.

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It's basicly the Sex, Drugs & Rock 'n' roll of chanbara cinema and for exactly that reason it was quite popular not too long ago at least among teens. My opinion might be still based from when I was younger but it's a fun and stylish action flick with lots of ultra violence. Kawajiri contributed a short to Animatrix so you might have seen something of his. Wicked City is also one of the more well known oldschool anime movies where you will see a "human" venus trap in action ;P.

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It really is totally Ninja! :P

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