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Jigen Sengokushi: Kuro no Shishi - Jinnai-hen

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English: Black Lion
Synonyms: Kuro no Shishi, Jigen Sengoku Shi Kuro no Shishi Jinnai Hen
Japanese: 時元戦国史 黒の獅士 陣内篇


Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Nov 21, 1992
Licensors: ADV Films
Studios: None found, add some
Source: Unknown
Duration: 42 min.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


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The year is 1580. Using an army of soldiers equipped with sophisticated weaponry, Nobunaga Oda is on the verge of ruling Japan with an iron fist. One of his enforcers is Ginnai Doma - a fallen samurai reborn into an indestructible killing machine. As Ginnai continues his killing spree on ninjas and those who oppose Nobunaga's rule, Shishimaru of the Iga Ninja - going against the Koga Ninja's plans - pursues a one-man vendetta to avenge the deaths of his comrades and kill the immortal warrior.

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Fujimoto, Yuzuru
Tokumaru, Kan
Tsujitani, Kouji
Amano, Yuri


Watanabe, Takashi
Nagai, Go
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Ohata, Koichi
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Campbell, Charles
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Jun 13, 2009
Scallion (All reviews)
I like to imagine that every anime ever was started by reefer-fueled brainstorming sessions among the creative staff. In this session, Go Nagai has just finished coughing after a monstrous bong hit, and he's waving his hands around to punctuate his speech:

Uncle Go: "Okay, okay, dude, get this:... Um, like, so back during the Warring States period, like, frickin' Nobunaga contacts aliens to get special technology like mechs an-an shit, and he augments his warriors with cyborg parts and nukes and lasers and stuff. So like, these ninjas go after his most hardcore cyborgs so like... They fight and shit".

Dude: "And?"

Go: "So like, the read more
Feb 13, 2018
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Ladies and Gentleman...It's GO Time! It's only February, but Go Nagai's Devilman Crybaby with Yuasa at the helm looks unbeatable in its quest for Animu of the Year. As far as MAL is concerned, the only anime in its way is the New Galactic Heroes, which is highly condensed and being directed by a guy known only for Koroko no Basket. Basically, Yuasa is just going to easily cruise to victory again like a heavyweight boxer fighting against small children. However, we aren't here to talk about anime Alan Moore. Even though I think Yuasa, like Moore should be given his own category like "Graphic read more
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animegorey (All reviews)
Style of animation is like Puppet Princess or even Ninja Scroll. Pretty good story with decent violence and graphic gore. Nothing too outstanding, but I feel Puppet Princess was better. Rewatchability is high because of it's short runtime.
Apr 2, 2018
Viggetto (All reviews)
Terminator meets Ninja Scroll!

1580's Japan with a futuristic twist. I found the action of the movie to be enjoyable, yet the characters and the story line development was mediocre. There was not much explanation to the circumstances surrounding the characters and the technology. There was a "greater evil" that was discussed but never encountered by the main characters. I feel as though the story was rushed for the length of the movie, or the intent was to have a continuation after this movie.

Overall I enjoyed the movie, but really expected more out of it. I watched the English dubbed version and the dialogue to be read more


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