Juubee Ninpuuchou


Ninja Scroll

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Wind Ninja Chronicles, Juubei Ninpucho
Japanese: 獣兵衛忍風帖
English: Ninja Scroll
German: Ninja Scroll
Spanish: Ninja Scroll
French: Ninja Scroll
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Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 5, 1993
Producers: animate Film, Movic, TOHO
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy, HorrorHorror, RomanceRomance
Themes: GoreGore, HistoricalHistorical, Martial ArtsMartial Arts, SamuraiSamurai
Duration: 1 hr. 31 min.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

Statistics

Score: 7.611 (scored by 6960369,603 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #14392
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1600
Members: 140,517
Favorites: 1,171

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Synopsis

Jubei Kibagami wanders feudal Japan as an itinerant swordsman-for-hire. After a past betrayal left him masterless, he has no more patience for warring political factions and their schemes. Unfortunately, both past and political intrigue collide when he meets and saves a female ninja named Kagero from a man with the ability to make his body as hard as stone.

The sole survivor of a ninja clan, Kagero continues her team's last mission: investigate a mysterious plague that wiped out an entire village. Jubei wants nothing to do with this, but the stone-like man's allies, a group of ninja with supernatural powers known as the Devils of Kimon, make that option difficult. To make matters worse, a government spy poisons Jubei, promising him an antidote if he can unravel the true intentions of the Devils of Kimon and their connection to the plague. The trail leads to shadow leaders, a plot to overthrow the government, and a man that Jubei thought he would never see again.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Kibagami, Jubei

Main
Yamadera, Kouichi
Japanese

Kagero

Main
Shinohara, Emi
Japanese

Himuro, Gemma

Supporting
Gouri, Daisuke
Japanese

Dakuan

Supporting
Aono, Takeshi
Japanese

Benisato

Supporting
Takashima, Gara
Japanese

Zakuro

Supporting
Katsuki, Masako
Japanese

Tessai

Supporting
Ootomo, Ryuuzaburou
Japanese

Yurimaru

Supporting
Seki, Toshihiko
Japanese

Shijima

Supporting
Oomori, Akimasa
Japanese

Utsutsu, Mujuro

Supporting
Wakamoto, Norio
Japanese

Staff

Maseba, Yutaka
Producer
Kawajiri, Yoshiaki
Director, Key Animation, Original Character Design, Original Creator, Screenplay
Hamasaki, Hiroshi
Key Animation
Koike, Takeshi
Key Animation


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Ending Theme

"Somewhere, Far Away, Everyone is Listening to a Ballad" by Ryouhei Yamanashi




Reviews

Jan 27, 2024
I bought this title on VHS in the 90's and remember liking it, but I haven't owned a VHS player in 20 years now and haven't re-watched the movie in all that time. My rating on MAL was based on the hazy memories of a child and so I decided to watch it again. So how does the movie hold up against the fresh eyes of a somewhat more matured self? Well...

- Story & Theme
I can't say I remembered much of the main story and it's easy to see why. The story is good, but it's revealed to us in fragments and chunks and to ...
Jan 19, 2021
Mixed Feelings
Have you ever met somebody who was beautiful but lacked substance whatsoever as a person? In essence that's exactly how I view Ninja Scroll. There is only one positive of this show, and it just barely makes this failure of a movie watchable.


---Story---

In reality the story within this movie functions to move you from point A to point B in the fastest way possible. This type of storytelling allows for no world-building, no character development, no explanation of the ninja power system, among a list of other things. The barebones structure of the actual story is a fairly good concept and I could see an ...
Dec 14, 2023
Do you know that animation, as a medium, has reached a point where its maturity and ability to discuss important, relevant issues and to inspire people in their daily life is equal if not greater than live-action movies and series? Kanashimi No Belladonna, the Satoshi Kon trilogy of Perfect Blue, Paprika and Millennium Actress (trilogy made by the same company who did this, of all things), Sailor Moon, Cowboy Bepop, Ideon etc. etc. etc. all helped to push the medium out of the sole children's reach (I mean it with no offense for children, who are everything other than stupid) and they're far more relevant ...

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