The Great Yokai War (2005)

The Great Yokai War is a Japanese action fantasy movie directed by Takashi Miike and based on a novel by Hiroshi Aramata. It was released by Shochiku in Japan on August 6, 2005.

Movie info

Original title
妖怪大戦争
Transliterated title
Yōkai Daisensō
Release date
August 6, 2005
Runtime
124 min.
Distributed by
Shochiku

Plot

A young boy named Tadashi moves to a small town after his parents get divorced and gets picked to be “Kirin Rider” at a local festival. The title makes him a protector of all things good, and he’s soon expected to take action when a group of cursed souls wage war on humans and yokai (monsters). Tadashi joins forces with the local yokai and even though he’s just a young boy, they come to view him as their last ray of hope.

Featured Cast

Ryunosuke Kamiki Ryunosuke Kamiki Tadashi Ino
Hiroyuki Miyasako Hiroyuki Miyasako Sata
Chiaki Kuriyama Chiaki Kuriyama Agi
bunta-sugawara Bunta Sugawara Shuntaro Ino
Kaho Minami Kaho Minami Youko Ino
riko-narumi Riko Narumi Tataru Ino
Etsushi Toyokawa Etsushi Toyokawa Lord Kato Yasunori
No photo available Kiyoshiro Imawano General Nurarihyon
Mai Takahashi Mai Takahashi Kawahime, the River Princess
Masaomi Kondo Masaomi Kondo Shojo, the Kirin Herald
Sadao Abe Sadao Abe Kawataro, the River Sprite
Takashi Okamura Takashi Okamura Azuki Bean Washer
Naoto Takenaka Naoto Takenaka Lamp-Oil
Kenichi Endo Kenichi Endo Ou Tengu
Renji Ishibashi Renji Ishibashi Ou Kubi
Toshie Negishi Toshie Negishi Sunakake Baba
Asumi Miwa Asumi Miwa Rokuro-Kubi
No photo available Hiroshi Aramata Demon Prince
No photo available Natsuhiko Kyogoku Demon Prince
Shigeru Mizuki Shigeru Mizuki Demon King
toshiya-nagasawa Toshiya Nagasawa Abe no Seimei
Shiro Sano Shiro Sano Sata's editor
Akira Emoto Akira Emoto screaming farmer
No photo available Minori Fujikura Bake-Neko
Mame Yamada Mame Yamada Noderabo
Hiromasa Taguchi Hiromasa Taguchi Ippon Tadara
Tokitoshi Shiota Tokitoshi Shiota Mouryo / Gozu
Rei Yoshii Rei Yoshii Yuki Onna
No photo available Miyuki Miyabe school teacher
Yu Tokui Yu Tokui police officer
Kanji Tsuda Kanji Tsuda Tadashis Father
No photo available Honkon
No photo available Toru Hotohara
Itsuji Itao Itsuji Itao
No photo available Arimasa Osawa
No photo available Salmon Sakeyama
No photo available Mao Sasaki Sune-kosuri (voice)
Yoji Tanaka Yoji Tanaka Yoichi's father

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Last Updated Mar 18, 2014 at 04:04:26 EDT