Sengoku Kitan Youtouden

Yotoden: Chronicle of the Warlord Period

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Synonyms: Sengoku Kidan Youtouden, Yotoden OVA
Japanese: 戦国奇譚妖刀伝
English: Yotoden: Chronicle of the Warlord Period
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 3
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: May 21, 1987 to Nov 5, 1988
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Central Park Media
Studios: J.C.Staff
Source: Novel
Genre: ActionAction
Themes: Martial ArtsMartial Arts, MythologyMythology
Duration: 42 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


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Ranked: #96372
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In the year 1580, a man named Lord Nobunaga Oda sends hoards of unholy armies across Japan, slaying all who stand in their way. A young ninja escapes her villages' destruction with a short sword, one of the three mystical weapons that can end Oda's rule. During her quest, she is joined by two other ninjas who wield the other two weapons of legend, the sacred sword and spear.

(Source: ANN)

Characters & Voice Actors


Honda, Yasunori
Sound Director
Tsuruyama, Osamu


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Ending Theme

1: "Ai wa Shinwa no Hate ni (愛は神話の果てに)" by Carmen Maki (eps 1,2)
2: "Yume no Element - Yuusha-tachi e no Requiem (夢のエレメント~勇者達へのレクイエム~)" by Lily (eps 3)


Apr 3, 2015
Mixed Feelings
Age hasn't effected Wrath of the Ninja in a negative way all that much. For an anime feature made through 1987-1988, visually it's good and doesn't feel too dated. Some people like to point out the similarities to Ninja Scroll and there's a few, but Wrath of the Ninja quickly becomes its own entity and the truth is that it does pre-date Ninja Scroll by 5 years anyway.

Where Ninja Scroll boasts fantastic visuals and over the top excessive violence, with intentions to cover its weak story and lack of character development. Wrath of the Ninja is more story driven but lacks the excessive violence. ...

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