InuYasha Movie 2: Kagami no Naka no Mugenjo

InuYasha the Movie 2: The Castle Beyond the Looking Glass

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Synonyms: Inu Yasha: Kagami no Naka no Mugenjo
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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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


Score: 7.671 (scored by 5606556,065 users)
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Ranked: #12162
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Popularity: #1902
Members: 101,773
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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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InuYasha Movie 2: Kagami no Naka no Mugenjo 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


Hidaka, Noriko


Watanabe, Kumiko


Oogami, Izumi


Morikawa, Toshiyuki




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


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"Yura Yura" by Every Little Thing

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 ...
May 16, 2020
This is my 2nd favorite out of the 4 movies for Inuyasha. I'm lowkey sad the movies aren't really canon, so some of the developments we get in the movies aren't reflected in the anime.
On the other hand, this is definitely a good movie to watch when you approach "An Ancestor of Kagome" episode, since it gives more insight in Akitoki Hojo's character.

The movie was good! I wouldn't say it was thought-provoking, but more like an extra long episode. It was fun to watch since the anime doesn't show funny stuff in midst of battles like the movies do, so it's a bit ...

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