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Onmyoji (live-action movie)

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Alternative title:
The Yin-Yang Master
陰陽師 (Japanese)
Genres: supernatural
Themes: historical
Objectionable content: Intense
Plot Summary: It is the Heian period in Japan, and Abe no Seimei is a minor onmyoji in the emperor's court. The emperor has two main ministers, of the Left and of the Right. When the daughter of one of the ministers bears the emperor a son, named heir, the other minister becomes jealous, angry that his own daughter is not the bearer of the crown prince. Another onmyoji notices this and comes to the jealous minister ready to offer his services for a plot to get rid of the baby. Only one onmyoji is able to solve the mysteries surrounding the strange occurrences at court: Abe no Seimei, destined to be the greatest onmyoji of all times.
Running time: 116 minutes
Vintage: 2001-10-06
Premiere date:
2001-10-06 (Japan)
2002-07-24 (Philippines - Limited Release)
2003-04-18 (USA - Los Angeles, CA, and New York, NY)
2003-11-05 (Italy - DVD)
2004-03-04 (Australia - TV)
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DVD (Region 1)
    Onmyoji (DVD) 2003-08-12 (from $8.99)
    Onmyoji I & II (DVD) 2004-11-02
    Onmyoji [Special Edition] (DVD) 2003-08-12 (from $23.98)
Universal Media Disc
    Onmyoji (UMD) 2006-04-11 (from $1.29)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Yojiro Takita
Original Novel: Baku Yumemakura
Director of Photography: Naoki Kayano
Executive producer: Banjirō Uemura
Design: Yoshitaka Amano
Lighting: Tatsuya Osada
Production Design: Kyoko Heya
Special Effects: Katsuro Onoue
Hideaki Ito as Minamoto no Hiromasa
Mansai Nomura as Abe no Seimei

Eriko Imai as Mitsumushi
Hiroyuki Sanada as Doson
Kyoko Koizumi as Lady Aone
Yui Natsukawa as Sukehime (Princess of the Moon)

Akira Emoto as Fujiwara no Motokata
Hitomi Tachihara as Ayako
Hoka Kinoshita as Emperor Kanmu
Ittoku Kishibe as Emperor
Kenichi Ishii as Fujiwara no Kaneie
Kenichi Yajima as Fujiwara no Morosuke
Kenji Yamaki as Tachibana no Ukon
Kenjiro Ishimaru as Head of Onmyoji
Mai Hōshō as Ghost Woman
Masato Hagiwara as Imperial Prince Sawara Shinno
Sakiko Kokubu as Toko
Shiro Shimomoto as Onono Kiyomaro
Yukijirō Hotaru as Minamoto no Tadamasa
Japanese companies
English staff
English cast
ADR Director: Richard Epcar
Translation: Yurika Dennis
Executive producer: Yosuke Kobayashi
Producer: Hiroe Tsukamoto

ADR Editor: Gina Nuccio
AVID Editor: Alex Agoston
Re-Mixing Engineer: Thanos Kazakos
Recording engineer: Chris Latham
Script Adaptation: Richard Epcar
Supervising Producer: Hideki 'Henry' Goto
Brandon Jones as Minamoto no Hiromasa (voice over)
Terry Roberts as Abe No Seimei (voice over)

Abe Lasser as Fukiwara no Motokata (voice over)
Bob Papenbrook as Tachibana no Ukon (voice over)
Edward Zilla as Fujiwara no Morosuke (voice over)
Helen Storm as Toko (voice over)
Jim Taggert as Nagamasa (voice over)
Kay Jensen as Aone (voice over)
Mona Marshall as Suke Hime (voice over)
Rafael Antonio as Prince Sawara (voice over)
Simon Isaacson as Mikada (voice over)
Steve Kramer as Doson (voice over)
English companies
ADR Production: Media Concepts
Licensed by:
Geneon Entertainment Inc. (Expired)

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