PG-13 | | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A young boy is chosen as the defender of good and must team up with Japan's ancient spirits and creatures of lore to destroy the forces of evil.
10 March 2006 | dbborroughs
8 | Very good tale of a kid turning hero to save his friends and family is a nice change of pace for action director Miike
Where was this film when I was a kid? After his parents split up Tadashi moves with his mom to live his his grandfather...
The film contains several direct references and homages to the work of Shigeru Mizuki, the manga artist who is generally credited with bringing the tradition of yokai tales into the modern day via the comic-book medium. The young hero researches yokai by ... ...
Rejoice! It would seem we have won the war.
Youkai Daiou: Won the war? Don't be a fool! There is a limit even to foolishness. Wars must not happen. They only make you hungry.
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