Cast; Crew; Details; Genres; Cast. is the journey worth taking with them? Alternatively, use the tick boxes to select only the releases you wish to view and then click 'Apply Filter'. Just as Lord Arakawa prepares to dump his slave laborers into the sulfur pit, Daimajin breaks through the valley walls and begins his march to Arakawa. The hawk is also restored. The remaining boys then spend the night in a rotting tree, and in the night a snowstorm hits. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Daimajin [Blu-ray]  [US Import] at Amazon.com. The film was released in the United States by Daiei International with subtitles in an English-dubbed version by Bernard Lewis. 22:42. Jimmy’s Notes on ‘Episode 26: The Metters vs. Daimajin Strikes Again’ Published October 19, 2020 So…let me explain. Daimajin awakens to inflict chaos to all around it, including the landscape and the evil lord. After failing to warn Samanosuke about his actions, the priestess Shinobu returns home, finding Kogenta and the two children. An evil warlord invades a peaceful lakeside village during one of their annual festivals. I've finally found a kaiju film I like less than, Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack, Dream Challenge: Godzilla Appears in Sukagawa, Rosetta the Masked Angel: Rosetta vs. Freia, Monster X Strikes Back: Attack the G8 Summit, Geharha: The Dark and Long Haired Monster, God Raiga vs. King Ohga: War of the Monsters, The 12 Day Tale of the Monster that Died in 8, Toho Unused Special Effects Complete Collection, https://wikizilla.org/w/index.php?title=Daimajin_Strikes_Again&oldid=173164, Produced by Masaichi Nagata, Hisashi Okuda, Cinematography by Hiroshi Imai, Fujio Morita, Assistant directors Hitoshi Oozu, Atsuhiko Katsuro, Director of special effects Yoshiyuki Kuroda, ADV's 1998 VHS and 2002 DVD releases swapped the titles of. Comments which violate these guidelines may be removed by administrators. Fantasy Drama. Releases. Talking Points. The children and their fathers are spared, while the work camp is destroyed. Daimajin Strikes Again 4/10 - The second installment works because it has a decent story. Click a link to jump to that release. 08:32. In Japan, Daimajin is found at the top of a mountain. After being pursued by the evil lord's army, the people of Chigusa and Nagoshi find themselves on the island with the Daimajin statue. A band of young boys decide to rescue their enslaved fathers on their own. Daimajin Strikes Againborrows lightly from Daei’s then concurrent Gameraseries, casting four children as leads in their attempt to rescue their enslaved fathers. During the winter months, a village flees the wrath of the angry god Majin, who eventually settles down. Playing next. Plot. 06:39. Back at the shrine, Samanosuke's me… The boys then encounter the Samurai again, and Sugitatsu steals their food. The third part fails on that front and the Majin no longer feels like a threat, but is an expected addition to a bland plot. Check/Show All Uncheck/Hide All. When the pieces of a destroyed statue sink deep in the nearby lake, a strange force from below pulls the villainous soldiers to their deaths. I remember hearing rumors about an American Daimajin film way back. DAIMAJIN STRIKES BACK 1966 aka DAIMAJIN GYAKUSHU aka MAJIN'S COUNTERATTACK aka MAJIN STRIKES AGAIN Hideki Ninomiya (Tsurukichi), Shinji Hori (Daisaku), Masahide Izuka (Kinta), Nagatomo Muneyuki (Sugimatsu), Hiroshi Nawa (Daizen), Toru Abe (Arakawa Hida Mamoru), Takashi Nakamura (Sanpei) Directed by Kazuo Mori The Short Version: Mighty Majin crushes, and unequivocally destroys … This page was last edited on 19 January 2021, at 01:57. At the entrance to the road through Majin's Mountain, they are turned away by an old woman who lives in the area who tells them they will be punished by the vengeful god on the mountain for going through. Screenplay by Tetsuro Yoshida. Super Empire Strikes Back - PART 13: Again and again . This was corrected in their 2005 reissues of the DVDs. Report. He has an angry scowl on his face, green skin, red eyeballs with yellow irises and wears Samurai armor. Tag: Daimajin Strikes Again. Daimajin then destroys the gunpowder factory and overturns the vats of sulfur, which ignite. Browse more videos. Fathers in a village have been captured by an evil lord and forced to work in labor camps. The Empire Strikes Back. I was just cracking jokes. Probably false, but i certainly wish it was real because i would love one right now! Art Directors Yoshinobu Nishioka Shigeru Kato.  The series was produced by Daiei Film and contained similar plot structures involving villages being overthrown by warlords, leading to the villagers attempting to reach out to Daimajin, the great demon god, to save them. Daimajin chases Arakawa and stabs him with his sword. Recent reviews More. "Daimajin Strikes Again: Behind the Scenes" featurette (28:21) "Daimajin Strikes Again" Trailer (2:24) Subtitles: English (optional) Aspect Ratio: 2.39:1. History. Staff role on the left, staff member's name on the right. This all started as good-natured ribbing between me and Joy. You are ignoring the author of this comment. camilajoan1919. Daimajin Strikes Again (Daiei, 1966). Meanwhile, Samanosuke has enslaved the village. Daimajin - Majin Strikes Again (1966) In a mountainous region of Japan, Lord Arakawa kidnaps the men of nearby villages to use as slave labor, producing gunpowder from his sulfur pits. A dark grey cell indicates the character was not in the film, or that the character's presence in the film has not yet been announced. Daimajin (大魔神) is a series of Japanese films. 10:26. Daimajin Strikes Again, 大魔神 part 3 of 3. The trilogy of films were all shot simultaneously and released in 1966 with three different directors and predominantly the same crew. In Japan, a household of peasants cower during a series of earth tremors that are interpreted as the escape attempts of Daimajin, a spirit trapped within the mountain. In the concluding chapter of the Daimajin trilogy, a group of young boys go on an epic journey to save their relatives from an evil warlord. Will the boys complete their journey? Final Thoughts. The evil lord has his men shatter the statue with a large amount of gunpowder. I was just cracking jokes. Synopsis. Instead of following the adult members of a noble family being persecuted by an evil warlord, Daimajin Strikes Again makes as its protagonists a quartet of peasant boys: Tsurukichi (Ninomiya Hideki), Daisaku (Hori Shinji), Kinta (Iizuka Masahide), and Sugitatsu (Nagatomo Muneyuki). In Japan, Daimajin is found on an island in the middle of a lake which is surrounded by two peaceful villages, Chigusa and Nagoshi. Japanese B2 (20" X 28.5"). Daimajin Strikes Again By Stomp This Way. In a mountainous region of Japan, Lord Arakawa kidnaps the men of nearby villages to use as slave labor, producing gunpowder from his sulfur pits. Recording by Iwao Otani. The third and final film of the series, the same statue from the previous two Daimajin movies is located on the top of a mountain rather than on the side of it. Listener Feedback. In Japan, a household of peasants cower during a series of earth tremors that are interpreted as the escape attempts of Daimajin, a spirit trapped within the mountain. Daimajin Strikes Again (大魔神逆襲, Daimajin Gyakushū, lit. After a sleepless night and a day of walking they collapse from exhaustion, and are found by the samurai, who attack them and are in turn attacked by a hawk. A band of young boys decide to rescue their enslaved fathers on their own. Arakawa sends his men to attack, and tries to immobilize Daimajin by dumping logs on him, but he begins to throw the logs at the soldiers. Really like this aesthetic of samurai and Kaiju. The Daimajin then begins to bleed, and changes form as Tsuruchiki begs him to pardon Daisaku and Kinta, who had frozen to death, and offers his life in exchange. On his way out he is captured and thrown into the sulfur pits as punishment. After reuniting with the woodsmen, all the villagers kneel and pray to Daimajin. The children grow to adulthood with the son, Tadafumi (Yoshihiko Aoyama) reaching his 18th birthday. Completely lacks new ideas. 24:55. This page was last edited on 18 October 2020, at 00:50. ADV's 1998 VHS and 2002 DVD releases swapped the titles of Return of Daimajin and Daimajin Strikes Again (which they called Wrath of Daimajin). When commenting, please remain respectful of other users, stay on topic, and avoid role-playing and excessive punctuation. Shinobu takes them up the side of the mountain into forbidden territory, where the stone idol which is Daimajin stands, half-buried in the side of the mountain. Damaijin is asked by the daughter, Kozasa (Miwa Takada) to save her brother, with the idol removing a mask to reveal Daimajin's real face, leading it to rise from the mountain and exact its wrath on Samanosuke and his fortress. 1966 ‘大魔神逆襲’ Directed by Kenji Misumi. Zoomin English. These events are observed by Lord Hanabasa, and his chamberlain, Samanosuke, who are attempting to seize power in the area. Daimajin's Counterattack) is a 1966 tokusatsu kaiju film produced by Daiei Kyoto Studio. This has Daimajin truly act a force of nature as hes destroying a village that likely incurred his wrath. Directed by Kenji Misumi, Daimajin Strikes Back is far less a suspenseful horror film, ... And for that reason, Daimajin Strikes Again just didn’t shoulder the same emotional weight the first two films did. He then turns back into a snow covered statue and dissipates into a flurry. is a trilogy of films were all shot simultaneously and released in 1966 with three different directors and predominantly the same crew. Recording by Teiichi Ito Hiroshi Mima. Daimajin (大魔神?) Elsewhere, one of the boys' mothers and her group of villagers are approached by a group of men from their Lord's castle to search for the missing men on her journey to Hell's valley after Sampei died. In Hell's Valley, on discovering that a worker had escaped through Majin's Mountain, Daizen Matsunaga sends three warriors into the mountain to find him. Return of Daimajin was never released theatrically in the United States, but was released to television by AIP-TV in 1967.. It is the third and last film in the Daimajin trilogy, released in Japanese theaters on December 10, 1966. They narrowly escape, and Daisaku's brother Shohachi, one of the slave workers in Hell's Valley resolves to go to their Lord for help. However, they have a big problem: between them and their destination lies the mountain of the temperamental god Daimajin. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. The Daimajin trilogy is great weekend afternoon entertainment, and Strikes Again is a great capper. Four of their sons decide to go rescue them, even if it means crossing the mountain where Daimajin is. As the villagers pray at a shrine, Samanosuke and his henchmen slaughter Hanabasa's family, with only his son and daughter escaping, who are assisted by the samurai Kogenta. Second round: The global climate strike strikes again. Director: Kazuo Mori OVERALL: Draw. Daimajin Strikes Again, 大魔神 part 3 of 3 part 2/2. In a distant third village ruled by an evil lord, the citizens flee to Chigusa to take refuge. Giant Monster Messages: Daimajin Strikes Again (1966) We wonder about birds in Japanese culture and talk about how tHis mOvie Is AbOuT fAmIlY in our episode for the 1966 film Daimajin Strikes Again. Picture Format: 1080p 24fps AVC MPEG-4 Soundtrack(s): Japanese DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Dual Mono English DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Dual Mono. A band of young boys decide to rescue their enslaved fathers on their own.  The film has been released under many English alternative titles, such as The Devil Got Angry, The Vengeance of the Monster, and Majin, the Monster of Terror.. The boys then attempt to raft down the river to Hell's Valley, but their raft breaks and Kinta is swept away. Photographed by Hiroshi Imai Fujio Morita. Daimajin's shattered remains end up at the bottom of the lake. Daimajin’s wrath is satisfied and the statue dissolves into the snow. When four of the children whose fathers were captured decide to rescue them by crossing the Majin mountain where the stone Daimajin statue is hibernating, a notoriously rough and dangerous area full of treacherous terrain, rough weather, evil sam… Time 03:18. This table only includes characters which have appeared in more than one film. Back at the shrine, Samanosuke's men begin to take over and forbid gatherings at the shrine. 1:20. I’m an engineer, after all. The fathers of some local children were captured by an evil warlord and forced to work in his labor camps. A band of young boys decide to rescue their enslaved fathers on their own. Wrath of Daimajin. He also carries a massive dagger, which hangs around his waist in a sheath. I’m an engineer, after all. After several attempts to return peace and freedom to the village, Samanosuke's men travel up the mountain to smash Daimajin. When his lord Arakawa returns, he informs him that his plan to build a base in Hell's Valley and make gunpowder from the sulfur springs would take two more days to finish construction, making the workers nervous about their fates. Jimmy’s Notes on ‘Episode 26: The Metters vs. Daimajin Strikes Again’ Published October 19, 2020 So…let me explain. Daimajin's wrath begins to grow to attacking everything in sight, only stopping when Kozasa's tears land on Daimajin's feet. Planning by Hisashi Okuda. Showing 2 comments. A band of young boys decide to rescue their enslaved fathers on their own. Contents. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.