Ninja Kids!!! (2011)
Ninja Kids!!! is a 2011 Japanese children’s movie directed by Takashi Miike. It’s based on NHK’s long-running children’s anime series (1993-) which itself was based on Sobee Amako’s gag manga “Rakudai Ninja Rantaro” (1986-).
- Original title
- Transliterated title
- Nintama Rantaro
- Release date
- July 23, 2011
- Directed by
- Takashi Miike
- Written by
- Soubee Amako (manga)
- Distributed by
- Warner Bros.
In Sengoku period Japan an 8-year-old boy named Rantaro is born into a small-time ninja family. Following through on his parents’ expectation that he will also become a ninja, he’s enrolled at a special school to learn the art of ninjutsu. However, he often gets distracted from his studies by two equally clumsy friends, Shinbee and Kirimaru. When a fourth year student named Takamaru Saito—the son of a barber and member of a clan of assassins—appears, it becomes necessary for Rantaro to rise up to save a friend.
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