Ninja Scroll
Ninja Scroll

Release Info

Released in 1995. Produced by Madhouse.

Plot Summary

Jubei is wandering noble sword for hire, but when a chance meeting leads him to save young ninja woman from rape he makes enemies with a group of demonic humans. Jubei and the woman part ways, but later a government spy forces Jubei to join up with her again and investigate the mysterious death of an entire village. The investigation reveals a conspiracy involving the demons and a man from Jubei's past who is supposed to be dead. As they get closer to the truth the demons close in on them and pretty soon Jubei finds himself in a deadly fight with many super strong inhuman opponents.

My Thoughts

Ninja Scroll is one of the most awesome ninja movies ever made! There's never a dull moment. Jubei challenges a clan of evil inhuman ninjas. Each evil ninja has a cool super power or deadly skill. One has skin made of rocks, who can also throw a giant double-edged boomerang sword. One can electrocute you if he wraps a wire around you. Another can travel through shadows like portals to another dimension.

I must warn you, though. This movie is very dark and violent. It's bloody, gory, shows sex/nudity, involves rape, and shows dead children. I would recommend Ninja Scroll to anyone who likes dark action movies involving people with cool abilities.


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