Tag Archives: Ninja

Today’s Random Tokusatsu: Ninja Wars (1982)

Today’s selection: Ninja Wars (1982, dir. Kosei Saito) Subgenre: Historical fantasy, ninja Available from: Adness There’s a saying that as an actor, if you’re playing your own twin, you’ve gone too far. Clearly whoever said this would not like movies … Continue reading

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Today’s Random Tokusatsu: The Magic Serpent (1966)

Today’s selection: The Magic Serpent (1966, dir. Tetsuya Yamauchi) Subgenre: Historical Fantasy Available from: Image (low quality dub-only release, fansubs also available) Any fan of Naruto should probably watch The Magic Serpent: it’s got ninjas with crazy powers, like the … Continue reading

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Today’s Random Tokusatsu: Ashura (2005)

Today’s selection: Ashura (2005, dir. Yojiro Takita) Subgenre: Historical Fantasy, Yokai Available from: Animeigo NB: The Japanese title is Ashura jo no Hitomi (Eyes of Ashura Castle), in case you need to keep it straight wih the 2012 Keiichi Sato … Continue reading

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Today’s Random Tokusatsu: The Ninja Dragon (1990)

Today’s selection: The Ninja Dragon (1990, dir. Go Nagai) Subgenre: Ninja Available from: CPM Go Nagai is a much better mangaka than a director, if his only directorial credit is to be an indicator. While it’s hard to imagine a … Continue reading

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