Jubei learns from Dakuan that the leader of the Devils is Himuro Genma, the former Yamashiro ninja leader, who had ordered his team's members to kill each other to cover up the location of the goldmine five years earlier. The duo are joined by Tsubute (a young thief) and Dakuan (Tokugawa shogunate spy), and together they try to find out why both the Kimon and the Hiruko clan are after her and why the Dragon Stone she carries is so important to them. Ninja Scroll is one of the better action movies i have seen from Japan, and explosive anime action, that in times is daring, sexy and passionately beautiful, as it shows Japan in carnage. Jubei Kibagami wanders feudal Japan as an itinerant swordsman-for-hire. Description: Blurb: Feudal Japan - a time of danger, intrigue and deception. Looking for information on the anime Juubee Ninpuuchou (Ninja Scroll)? Jubei, who had been forced to kill his comrades to survive, decapitated Genma in revenge; Genma survived due to his immortality. Kagero asks Jubei to sleep with her to cure himself. To ensure his compliance, Dakuan stabs Jubei with a poisoned shuriken, and promises to give him an antidote once the mission is complete. In North America, the Ninja Resurrection anime films were marketed as sequels to Ninja Scroll, but were actually based on an unrelated story and created by a different animation studio. When a girl is abducted by a vampire, a legendary bounty hunter is hired to bring her back. A young warrior must finish what his father started by battling his way through a city of demons and defeat a diabolical psychic who has opened a portal to hell. Directed by Yoshiaki Kawajiri. Synopsis: Jubei Kibagami is a wandering expert swordsman who does odd jobs for gold and fends off the occasional discontented rival. Audio: The Blu-ray offers two different audio tracks. He finds Kagero; mortally wounded, she admits her love for him and they kiss, curing Jubei's poisoning. Before dying, Kagero gives Jubei her headband. [22] Screenwriter Alex Tse, who co-wrote the 2009 film Watchmen, was hired to write the screenplay. On board, Genma reveals his true intentions to the Shogun of the Dark's envoy (who he kills) – he intends to use the gold to raise a ninja army to terrorize Japan, rather than serve as an ally to the Toyotomi. It all begins with Jubei Kibagami (Kôichi Yamadera, Japanese version) a traveller who passes town to town with a hidden past. Jubei and Dakuan board the departing ship. We currently have 942 edits to 38 articles and 161 images on this wiki. 16 sold. Being a made for home video release, it was never given a widescreen treatment. Is Netflix, Amazon, Now TV, ITV, iTunes, etc. One is the 5.1 English dub track, originally created by Manga Entertainment for their DVD release. Title: [7], In 2012 Robbie Collin of The Telegraph ranked it three of five stars, explaining that "Its baroque sadism and sexism hasn’t aged well, but it still packs a visceral kick."[10]. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. [13] In 2016, Milan also released the album on LP with a slightly different track listing and cover art by Godzilla artist Yuji Kaida; this release was limited to 500 copies. As Jubei and Genma engage in a brutal fight, the gold becomes molten and engulfs Genma, who sinks to the bottom of the sea. Ninja Scroll Directed by Yoshiaki Kawajiri / 1993 / Japan / IMDb. [20] He also divulged that the studio was experiencing difficulty finding investors due to the fact that the original film was "not a big hit in Japan". but dose it really hold up as well as people think ? [7] He stated that the dubbed English version, which he stated has "slightly more attitude and some distinctive vocal styling mixed in with an occasional awkward emphasis", is "very faithful" script-wise to the original Japanese version and that it still "holds its own" in 2012. 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