With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013

With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013
With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

ACF 1619: NINJA SCROLL licensed by Sentai Filmworks


The wildest samurai adventure ever made is back, this time in glorious and gruesome high-def detail!  Sentai Filmworks’ has announced their latest acquisition, the classic anime masterpiece: Ninja Scroll!.  Directed and with a screenplay by Yoshiaki Kawajiri (Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust, Demon City Shinjuku) the movie that’s been called a “gateway drug to anime” features character designs by Yutaka Minowa (Devil May Cry, Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust) and music by Kaoru Wada (Inuyasha, Gilgamesh).  The anime that set the standard will be available for the first time ever on Blu-Ray, featuring an all-new, high-definition transfer straight from the source!

Ninja Scroll will be available through select digital outlets with a home video release on both DVD & BD later this year. 

Synopsis: Jubei Kibagami has always been the master dealer of death, but in rescuing a ninja woman from a monster he sets loose a chain of events that puts death in his own veins and sends them on a nightmarish odyssey through a surreal and devil infested ancient Japan.

How do demonic possessions, an annihilated village and a man Jubei thought safely buried in his past all connect?  If Jubei can’t piece the blood-soaked clues together, his only consolation will be that he won’t live to regret it for very long!

Prepare your mind and steel your gut for the insanely gore-packed orgy of violence that still stands alone and unchallenged as the ultimate anime action feature: the epic milestone in animation that is the legendary NINJA SCROLL.

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