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Ninja Scroll

Ninja Scroll (1996)

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Unrated,

Drama, Action & Adventure, Animation

Yoshiaki Kawajiri

Nov 17, 2003

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What it lacks in complexity, it makes up for in often dazzling animation ...

November 20, 2012 Full Review Source: Time Out
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What dazzles most is the contrast between the beautifully rendered, pastoral backdrops of crags, waterfalls, forests, and temples, and the gruesome, stylized violence that takes place against them.

December 6, 2012 Full Review Source: The Skinny
The Skinny

For those seeking the best ninja/samurai action on screen, there are dozens of live action movies either directed by Akira Kurosawa or based on manga by Kazuo Koike that are much better films than Ninja Scroll.

November 29, 2012 Full Review Source: Electric Sheep
Electric Sheep

A wandering ronin takes on a posse of supernatural ninjas in a whipcracking race that never lets reality get in the way of a hearty bout of blood-lettting.

November 22, 2012 Full Review Source: Guardian [UK]
Guardian [UK]

It may be a tale of sound and fury, signifying nothing - but all that demon-whupping sure is fun.

November 22, 2012 Full Review Source: Little White Lies
Little White Lies

Its baroque sadism and sexism hasn't aged well, but it still packs a visceral kick.

November 22, 2012 Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph
Daily Telegraph

One of the most influential animes ever made ...

November 19, 2012 Full Review Source: Total Film
Total Film

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