The story of an orphan named AZUMI. Raised alongside other orphans by a ninja master, his whose sole mission is to train his youths to be the perfect assassins, to protect and maintain the rule of the Emperor, of Japan. When AZUMI grows up, she becomes the force sworn to eliminate all daimyo's who stand against the Emperor one true rule.
Azumi is the ultimate assassin.
Based on a legendary anime comic book in Japan, Azumi & Azumi II have proven very successful everywhere they have been distributed. Filmed by iconic cult director Ryuhei Kitamura his adaptation of the comic pays true homage to a classic.
Amuse Pictures & Nippon Herald Films
Director - Ryuhei Kitamura
Producers - Kazuya Hamana, Osamu Kamei, Sumio
Kigo, Morihiro Kodama, Toshiaka Nakazawa, Naoyuki
Sakagami, Hidemi Satani, Mataichiro Yamamoto,
Writer - Rikiya Mizushima & Isao Kiriyama (Screenplay),
Yu Koyama (Manga)
DOP - Takumi Furuya
Editor - Shuichi Kakesu
Music - Taro Iwashiro
Time - 128 min.
Sound - Dolby
Format - 1.85:1
Shot & Presented - 35mm
Year of Production - 2003