10TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL EDITION
DVD AVAILABLE SEPTEMBER 30TH, 2003
"Striking Visuals, Intriguing Characters, and Artful Direction...The Film Delivers The Goods" - TV GUIDE.COM
August 28, 2003- Manga Entertainment
is celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the legendary Japanese animated film, NINJA SCROLL
with a Special Edition DVD featuring a new double-sided/dual layered DVD that offers a pristine presentation of the original 4x3 film plus a newly created 16x9 wide screen edition for home theatre enthusiasts. NINJA SCROLL
has been completely digitally re-mastered and reformatted, utilizing the latest in surround sound audio technology available today.
DVD Features Are:
DUAL SIDED - DUAL LAYERED DVD 18 CONTAINS
SIDE A: DIGITALLY REMASTERED ORIGINAL 4X3 FULL SCREEN
SIDE B: DIGITALLY REMASTERED ENHANCED 16X9 WIDESCREEN
ADDITIONAL FEATURES (BOTH SIDES)
* CUSTOM MOTION / INTERACTIVE MENUS
* ENGLISH AND JAPANESE LANGUAGE 6.1 DTS-ES & 5.1 DOLBY DIGITAL
EX SURROUND SOUND * FRENCH & SPANISH LANGUAGE DOLBY DIGITAL
2.0 STEREO * CHARACTER SYNOPSIS / PHOTO GALLERY * DIRECTOR INTERVIEW
* HISTORY OF JUBEI * ENGLISH CAST KEY CHARACTER INTERVIEW
* ENGLISH SUBTITLES, AND MANGA EXTRAS
Synopsis: Feudal Japan - a time of danger, intrigue and deception. After an entire village is decimated by a mysterious plague, a master swordsman named Jubei undertakes a desperate quest to find The Shogun of the Dark, an evil autocrat who plans to overthrow the Japanese government. But in order to capture him, Jubei must face The 8 Devils of Kimon, the Shogun's fearsome force of demonic henchmen, each possessing awesome superhuman powers. Joined on his journey by the beautiful and deadly female ninja Kagero, they must together defeat the dominion that rule in terror and restore order to the land.
"Draws You Into Its Universe ...Manages to Dig Far Deeper Than Most of the High-Concept Fare That Streams Out of Hollywood" - WIRED MAGAZINE
Amazing, beautiful and mysterious, NINJA SCROLL
blends the mysticism of 17th century Japan into an intensely packed tale of pulse pounding anime action, fantasy, and adventure. Directed by revered Japanese anime veteran Yoshiaki Kawajiri
"Program", Vampire Hunter D
) and masterfully rendered by Japan's acclaimed Mad House
animation studio (Perfect Blue
, X, Spawn), NINJA SCROLL
features a wicked cast of characters and extraordinary fight scenes combined with lightning samurai action!
DIRECTOR: YOSHIAKI KAWAJIRI
* ORIGINAL STORY & SCREENPLAY: YOSHIAKI KAWAJIRI
* CHARACTER DESIGN / ANIMATION DIRECTOR:YUTAKA MINOWA
* ART DIRECTOR: HIROMASA OGURA
* DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY: HITOSHI YAMAGUCHI
SOUND DIRECTOR: YASUNORI HONDA
* EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: MAKOTO HASEGAWA
, MASAMICHI FUJIWARA
, YUTAKA TAKAHASHI
Widescreen presentation of this film has been modified to fit wide screen televisions
Total run time 94 minutes. Unrated. For mature audiences. Suggested 17+. Contains graphic violence, language, brief nudity and adult situations. Parental discretion advised.
© 1994 Yoshiaki Kawajiri
- Mad House
- Toho Co., LTD.
- Movic Inc.
Production Companies: JVC
/Toho Co., LTD.