Sword for Truth

"Terrible"

Sword for Truth Review


Perhaps one of the worst examples of Japanese animation ever put to film, Sword for Truth offers little more than haphazard swordplay, fistfights, and lesbian sex, all drawn with such a careless and lazy hand it doesn't excite nor does it titillate. Maybe the only redeeming feature of this film is watching its DVD in English, with English subtitles. Apparently the dubbing crew and the subtitle crew were working with different teams from the original Japanese. Worth a chuckle, but the rest of the movie is worth a nap.


Sword for Truth

Facts and Figures

Run time: 60 mins

In Theaters: Tuesday 30th June 1998

Distributed by: Manga Entertainment

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 1 / 5

IMDB: 5.1 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director: Osamu Dezaki

Starring: Kazuhiko Inoue as Shurannosuke Sakaki, Rei Sakuma as Princess Mayu, Tesshō Genda as Marouji, Yûko Mizutani as Mio, Ginzo Matsuo as Kagairo, Kazuhiko Kishino as Daizen, as Narrator, Masashi Hirose as Ryusen, Masashi Sugawara as Gunbei, Minoru Inaba as Shinemon, Miyuki Ichijou as Osono, Naoki Bandou as Officer A, Naoki Makishima as Officer C, Run Sasaki as Oren, Saburo Kamei as Tadasumi, Takashi Taguchi as Ubito, Takeshi Watabe as Tenkai, Takumi Yamazaki as Officer B, Tamao Hayashi as Maid, Toshiko Fujita as Okuni, Yuzuro Fujimoto as Sekiun

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