Legend of the Millennium Dragon

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: 鬼神伝
English: Legend of the Millennium Dragon
German: Onigamiden: Legend of the Millenium Dragon
Spanish: La Leyenda del Dragon Milenario
French: Onigamiden, la légende du Dragon millénaire
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 29, 2011
Studios: Pierrot
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, Award WinningAward Winning, SupernaturalSupernatural
Theme: MythologyMythology
Duration: 1 hr. 38 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.481 (scored by 57325,732 users)
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Ranked: #68122
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Popularity: #5405
Members: 14,683
Favorites: 21

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A 15-year-old boy travels back in time—over 1,200 years ago to the Heian period—and faces a war between oni (demons) and humans in the former Japanese capital of Kyoto.


Winner of the Excellence Award on the 15th Japan Media Arts Festival.

Characters & Voice Actors


Kawasaki, Hirotsugu
Director, Storyboard, Screenplay
Arakawa, Naruhisa


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Ending Theme

"Starlight" by Fukuhara Miho


Dec 17, 2011
Going back in time is always a surprising turn of events. As if that wasn't enough, you also find out that you're the special hero that has to stop a conflict between two opposing factions!

That's pretty much what the main character goes through, and what the premise for Onigamiden is. Unfortunately, that's as interesting as the story gets. Jun Tendou, a middle school boy, is thrown back in time to the ancient Japan in the Heian period and finds out that he is the Savior- the only one who can control the legendary Orochi and turn the tides in a war between ...
Dec 7, 2013
First of all personally it's my Favorite movie anime. mainly because i'm really into this stuff.

Basically it's your classic weak guy who doesn't know just how strong he really is. I'm sure many of you will be able to like it. many twists in the story and my favorite song for anime's ive heard at the end.TRUST ME WHEN I SAY ITS AWESOME
Aug 1, 2019
Onigamiden is a Pierrot film from 2011. That's right, this is the same studio that brought us The Sonic OVA, Hikaru no Go & The Choujo. We'll continue film festival week with a look at this. 


Our protagonist is an ordinary middle school boy. One day, he's chased by a shadowy oni and finds himself in a mysterious temple. This results in him being taken to the Heian period to help aid in the fight against the oni. But there's more to the situation than meets the eye and he's going to have to tread lightly. 

Let's start with the big issue with the film. Mainly, there are ...

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