InuYasha Movie 2: Kagami no Naka no Mugenjou


InuYasha the Movie 2: The Castle Beyond the Looking Glass

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Synonyms: Inu Yasha: Kagami no Naka no Mugenjou
Japanese: 犬夜叉 鏡の中の夢幻城
English: InuYasha the Movie 2: The Castle Beyond the Looking Glass
German: InuYasha Film 3: The Castle Beyond the Looking Glass
Spanish: Inuyasha Película 2: El Castillo de Sueños en el Interior del Espejo
French: InuYasha Film 2: Le Château des Illusions
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Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 21, 2002
Licensors: VIZ Media
Studios: Sunrise
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy, RomanceRomance
Themes: HistoricalHistorical, MythologyMythology, Time TravelTime Travel
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 1 hr. 39 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 7.671 (scored by 5747857,478 users)
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Ranked: #12802
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Popularity: #1984
Members: 104,813
Favorites: 260

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Synopsis

Fortune smiles on Inuyasha and his allies when they finally defeat their nemesis Naraku, who has caused them unrelenting hardships. Overjoyed by the long-awaited victory, they all hurry to resume their former lives, unaware that danger still lurks around. Kanna and Kagura, two of Naraku's subordinates, make arrangements to set free a sealed demonic entity that claims to be Kaguya, the legendary Princess of the Heavens.

Although preoccupied with their own endeavors, Inuyasha's group members reunite by a string of unusual coincidences involving Kanna and Kagura along with an inexplicable phenomenon of repeated full-moon nights. Upon realizing that Kaguya is behind the troubling events and that she holds a terrible power, they join forces once more to stop the disastrous fate she has planned for the world.

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Background

InuYasha Movie 2: Kagami no Naka no Mugenjou premiered between the release of the TV series' episodes 95 and 96. The movie features a character named Kaguya, who is based on the Japanese folklore narrative The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter.

In Japan, there were two DVD releases: one on August 21, 2003 and another on November 26, 2004. The first included a bonus radio drama audio CD while the second was a standard edition single disc. The DVD English version was made available by Viz Media on December 28, 2004.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Kikyou

Supporting
Hidaka, Noriko
Japanese

Shippou

Supporting
Watanabe, Kumiko
Japanese

Kagura

Supporting
Oogami, Izumi
Japanese

Naraku

Supporting
Morikawa, Toshiyuki
Japanese

Kirara

Supporting

Staff

Ueda, Masuo
Producer, Planning
Shinohara, Toshiya
Director, Storyboard, Series Production Director


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Reviews

Jun 16, 2011
castle beyond the looking glass, hell yes. this is hands down my favorite inuyasha movie out of the four, having watched it multiple times. this movie unlike some movies based from anime, does have a more direct tie to the show itself which made it enjoyable and familiar being a HUGE inuyasha fan myself. the art was fantastic, it had the hd like look to my favorite characters and all original voice actors were in so i was super happy. all the character acted to their lovable personalities that i loved so much. hands down, i love this movie for everything though it had a ...
Dec 8, 2015
Having seen all the InuYasha movies, I feel this one is by far the best of them, and most memorable. I've always liked how InuYasha incorporates the history and lore of Japan's past eras. This particular movie has excellent art as opposed to the first which was older, but not only did the quality of the art improve, there was much more action and intensity in the animation. This is the only one of the movies that actually have the main antagonist of the series itself, Naraku, in it and I feel that it contributes to the plot a lot, having him as an antagonistic ...
Oct 15, 2019
Mixed Feelings
This is the second Inu Yasha movie, taking place after the hero has learned the barrier breaker technique. The scenario takes advantage of a possible sequel after the main objective is completed. So imagine the heroes managing to destroy Naraku 200 episodes earlier and are thinking of what to do with their lives now that the threat is over. This alone gave a lot more focus to every one of them and how they are now trying to settle down in a peaceful world.

Of course this is not meant to last because there is a demon who rivals Naraku’s power and whose plan can be ...

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