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: 6.491 (scored by 56855,685 users)
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Ranked: #67262
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Popularity: #5346
Members: 14,515
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 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 8, 2013
This animated movie reminds me of Princess Mononoke, because it has a similar setting,that is man vs nature. But it also offers a greater insight into modern day society as the protagonist himself is from the present and it shows the mistakes made in the past. What I really like is that at the beginning we really perceive the "Oni" as evil although they are not. Throughout the movie itself there is a lot of criticism, not just of mankind in general,but of the greedy nobles and even priests,which is very realistic and, for me, intriguing. But somehow i feel disappointed with the ending, i ...
Sep 3, 2020
Millenium Dragon – Prophecy Bullshit

Imagine…for a moment…a…a pretty cool action scene that promises a good movie.

Now imagine the main character, Wimpy Mc Simpy, ruining any potential of an enjoyable film, from his screams that reminds the viewer of a dying horse to his character design that reminds the viewer of a dying horse. Remember that pretty cool action scene that you just imagined. Does this shitty middle schooler who gets isekaid back in time to save everyone because he’s the chosen one or whatever seem anywhere near as good as the movie that intro promised?

It’s all fine though since he eventually is brought into that ...

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