Ten-year old Tadashi has been chosen "Kirin Rider," the defender of justice and peace. Legend has it that the Kirin Rider must climb a nearby mountain and claim a legendary sword, guarded by the Great Goblin and battle the evil army of the Yomotsumono. As children from all over the countryside begin to disappear, terrifying monsters start attacking people. Suppressing his fears, Tadashi, with help from friendly spirits, embarks on the greatest adventure of his life to defeat the evil Yomotsumono and rescue the children of Japan in an epic cosmic battle to the finish! From critically-acclaimed director Takashi Miike, and starring Chiaki Kuriyama (Gogo from Kill Bill!) as Agi the Bird-Catching Sprite.

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The Great Yokai War (2005)

PG-13

Family/Action/Fantasy/Adventure/Comedy · 2h 4m · 6/30/2006

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Ten-year old Tadashi has been chosen "Kirin Rider," the defender of justice and peace. Legend has it that the Kirin Rider must climb a nearby mountain and claim a legendary sword, guarded by the Great Goblin and battle the evil army of the Yomotsumono. As children from all over the countryside begin to disappear, terrifying monsters start attacking people. Suppressing his fears, Tadashi, with help from friendly spirits, embarks on the greatest adventure of his life to defeat the evil Yomotsumono and rescue the children of Japan in an epic cosmic battle to the finish! From critically-acclaimed director Takashi Miike, and starring Chiaki Kuriyama (Gogo from Kill Bill!) as Agi the Bird-Catching Sprite.

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Status

Released

Language

Japanese

Country

Japan

Production Companies

Kadokawa Eiga K.K., Nippon Television Network (NTV)

Revenue

$15,787,492
Cast
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Ryûnosuke Kamiki

Tadashi Ino (as Ryuunosuke Kamiki)
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Hiroyuki Miyasako

Sata
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Chiaki Kuriyama

Agi
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Bunta Sugawara

Shuntaro Ino
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Kaho Minami

Youko Ino
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Riko Narumi

Tataru Ino
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Etsushi Toyokawa

Lord Kato Yasunori
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Kiyoshiro Imawano

General Nurarihyon (as Kiyoshirô Imawano)
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Mai Takahashi

Kawahime, the River Princess
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Masaomi Kondo

Shojo, the Kirin Herald (as Masaomi Kondô)
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Sadao Abe

Kawataro, the River Sprite
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Takashi Okamura

Azuki-Bean Washer
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Naoto Takenaka

Lamp-Oil
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Ken'ichi Endô

Ou Tengu
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Renji Ishibashi

Ou Kubi
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Toshie Negishi

Sunakake Baba
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Asumi Miwa

Rokuro-Kubi
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Hiroshi Aramata

Demon Prince
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Natsuhiko Kyôgoku

Demon Prince
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Shigeru Mizuki

Demon King
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Toshiya Nagasawa

Abe no Seimei
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Shirô Sano

Sata's Editor
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Akira Emoto

Screaming Farmer
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Minori Fujikura

Bake-Neko
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Mame Yamada

Noderabô
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Hiromasa Taguchi

Ippon Tadara
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Tokitoshi Shiota

Mouryo / Gozu
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Rei Yoshii

Yuki Onna
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Miyuki Miyabe

School Teacher
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Yu Tokui

Police Officer
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Kanji Tsuda

Tadashi's Father
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Matt Alt

Yokai Extra
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Salmon Sakeyama

(as Sakeyama Saamon)
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Mao Sasaki

Sune-kosuri (voice)
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Yôji Tanaka

Yoichi's father
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Hiroko Yoda

Frog yokai
Crew
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Takashi Miike

Director
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Hiroshi Aramata

Writer
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Takashi Miike

Writer
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Mitsuhiko Sawamura

Writer
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Takehiko Itakura

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

The Great Yokai War

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

9/12/2006

Disc Title Front Cover

The Great Yokai War

(DVD)

9/12/2006

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