Mirai Ninja (film)
Director Keita Amemiya
Genre Action, Sci-Fi
|Release date 1988 (Japan)|
Writer Keita Amemiya, Satoshi Kitahara (screenplay), Satoshi Kitahara (story), Hajime Tanaka
Genres Action Film, Science Fiction
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Tagline The Hour of Final Conflict Has Arrived...
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Mirai Ninja (未来忍者, lit. "Future Ninja"), known as Cyber Ninja in the United States, is a 1988 Japanese science fiction action film directed by Keita Amemiya, which was co-produced and released by Namco that premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. An arcade game of the same name was also developed and released by Namco.
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Mirai ninja aka cyber ninja
In a future time a war is being waged between humans and cyborgs. One of the elite cyberninja of the enemy goes rogue and sets out to assist the royal family after their headstrong princess is captured and destined to become the final sacrifice needed to summon the cyborg legions digital overlord from another dimension. The resistance army sends a small band of soldiers in, amongst whom is a determined young man out to avenge the death of his brother at the hands of the robots. After suffering many losses and battling towards the enemy castle it is revealed that the cyberninja Shiranui is in fact the lost brother, transformed into the robot and now determined to regain his human body. The survivours must storm the technological castle and rescue the princess before the resistance army fires a super cannon to prevent the summoning of the electronic evil.
Originally screened in Japan in 1988, Cyber Ninja was released on VHS on July 25, 1995, and on region 2 DVD in 2003 (Japan, Europe, Middle East, Greenland, and South Africa). The U.S. DVD was released in 2009.
The movie met with largely negative reviews from Western film critics. It currently holds a 44% "Rotten" approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
ReferencesMirai Ninja (film) Wikipedia
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