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Karura Mau Movie

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Alternative title:
Hengen Taima Yakō Karura Mau! Nara Onryō Emaki (Japanese)
Karura Dance
変幻退魔夜行 カルラ舞う! 奈良怨霊絵巻 (Japanese)
Themes: folklore, school
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Twins Maiko and Shoko are descended from a line of female shamans loyal to Karura (the Japanese Buddhist version of the Hindu guardian creature Garuda). They use their powers to investigate and battle supernatural forces. When an ambitious priest seeks dominion over Japan by unleashing spirits sealed in a temple in Nara, the sisters not only combine their powers, the must also rely on support from a range of allies.
User Ratings: 13 ratings have been given [details]
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 Good: 4 votes (sub:4)
 Decent: 2 votes (sub:2)
 So-so: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Not really good: 2 votes (sub:2)
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 Awful: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Worst ever: 1 vote (sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 21 users, rank: #7343 (of 9024)
Median rating: So-so
Arithmetic mean: 4.923 (So-so), std. dev.: 2.1648, rank: #8522 (of 9130)
Weighted mean: 5.003 (So-so), rank: #8400 (of 9130) (seen all: 5.48 / seen some: 0.00 / won't finish: 5.00)
Bayesian estimate: 6.245 (Decent+), rank: #5555 (of 6870)
Running time: 80 minutes
Vintage: 1989-04-08
Ending Theme:
"Watching You" by Rie Sugai
Insert song:
"Come A-Runnin'" by Charito Vergard
"Listen to Your Heart" by Charito Vergard
"Ordinary People" by Rie Sugai
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Japanese staff
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Director: Takaaki Ishiyama
Script: Yū Yamamoto
Unit Director: Tatsuji Yamazaki
Music: Makoto Mitsui
Original Work: Takakazu Nagakubo
Character Design: Chūichi Iguchi
Art Director: Mitsuki Nakamura
Animation Director: Chūichi Iguchi
Director of Photography: Koutaro Yokoyama
Editing: Sachiko Miki
Key Animation: Woo Young Jung
Recording: Hiromi Kanbara
Sound Effects: Daisuke Jinbo
Theme Song Arrangement: Makoto Mitsui
Theme Song Composition: Makoto Mitsui
Theme Song Lyrics: Linda Hennrick
Theme Song Performance:
Charito Vergard (ED)
Rie Sugai (OP)
Japanese cast
Hiromi Tsuru as Shōko Ōgi
Yuriko Yamamoto as Maiko Ōgi

Banjou Ginga as Nimen Sōzu
Kaneto Shiozawa as Tsukasa Kenmochi
Keiichi Nanba as Ōmi Ikeda
Masashi Hironaka as Hiromi Ikeda (Shinnō)
Yūsaku Yara as Akira Nishikiori

Asami Mukaidono as Ochi no Wani
Banjou Ginga as Buddhist Priest 
Hirohiko Kakegawa as Diet Member
Hiroko Emori as Ryoko
Hisako Kyouda as Chikage Ōgi
Junko Hagimori as Kobayashi
Masaharu Satō as High Buddhist Priest
Masato Hirano as Sensei
Michiko Abe as Manami Ikeda
Naoki Tatsuta as Tsuchigumo
Nobuo Tobita as Temper
Takeshi Kusao as Tamura
Yukimi Higashimura as Miyoko
Yumi Nagahata as Hidemi

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