New Clips: Shout! Daimajin (大魔神) is a 1966 Japanese film directed by Kimiyoshi Yasuda, the first film in the Daimajin trilogy. Legends claimed that if the statue's face turned red, it was a sign that the kingdom would fall. Daimajin Kanon a new television drama based on the films premiered in Japan in 2010. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? This FAQ is empty. Without the spirit to animate the statue, it collapses into a heap of rubble. They then attempt to slow him down with enormous grappling hooks, which do not hinder the god. Better in the first in that there is a fun adventure story included and the writers aren't afraid to make a few sacrifices along the way to give the story some extra weight. View production, box office, & company info. A large mining accident sets loose prehistoric insects and giant pterosaurs on Japan. her tears of gratitude hit the lake's surface, and the god turns back into stone before its body turns into water and it falls into the lake. The local yôkai (Japanese spirits) interfere to avenge a murder and thwart the plans of corrupt officials. Factory. Return of Daimajin 8/0 - Another good samurai period drama, but this time it's starting to feel a bit formulaic. 271k members in the fullmoviesonyoutube community. Original title: Daimajin ikaru (Return of Daimajin… During the winter months, a village flees the wrath of the angry god Majin, who eventually settles down. The Daimajin (大魔神?) :D, Wow. Evil Lord oppresses the good people, someone appeals to the god, and then Daimajin establishes some brutal social justice. Return of Daimajin is a film directed by Kenji Misumi with Kojiro Hongo, Shiho Fujimura, Takashi Kanda, Tarô Marui, Kôji Fujiyama .... Year: 1966. The Giant Behemoth. Angry Daimajin) is a 1966 tokusatsu kaiju film produced by Daiei Film Co. Ltd. Just when all seems lost, Daimajin rises from Lake Yakumo to settle a score of his own. Serfs attempting to leave the land of Lord Mikoshiba are caught and cut down. Topics Majin, Kaiju, Samurai, Ninjas, Warlords, Spirits, Japan, Feudal Japan, Statues, Swords, Cannons, Fortresses, Princes, Princesses Language English. "No Small Parts" takes a look at his rise to fame. Return of Daimajin August 13, 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. When their sacrifices seem in vain, they pray to their stone god to awaken and fight for them. Return of Daimajin (大魔神怒る,   Daimajin Ikaru, lit. is a daikaiju (giant monster) from the Daimajin trilogy created by Daiei.All three movies in the trilogy — Daimajin, Return of Daimajin (Daimajin ikaru), and Wrath of Daimajin (Daimajin gyakushu) — were made in 1966, and were released months apart. Return Of Giant Majin by ultragoji2. Shipwrecked survivors slowly transform into mushrooms. 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. Later on, a woodcutter named Sampei stumbles home after escaping enslavement in Hell's Valley with the rest of the men from his village, and tells the remaining villagers of his escape through Majin's Mountain. Returns of Daimajin Blu-Ray - Movie, Game, TV Show, #ShowaJapan #DaieiMotion #Daimajin (2019 - 2020) : https://rarelust.com Oliver Chu. Storyline. Staff role on the left, staff member's name on the right. He has an angry scowl on his face, green skin, red eyeballs with yellow irises and wears Samurai armor. 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. She decides to stay on the island, believing that the god's spirit was lingering, and that he had saved them from the explosion. Tired of struggling in their land, separated by mountains from natural resources, the wicked Mikoshiba clan plots to overthrow the Chigusa and Nagoshi, whose kingdoms surrounded Lake Yakimono, on which there was an island which housed a statue of a mysterious god. Better filmography, better effects, more interesting shots. When Daimajin isn't active, he resembles a massive statue which is either embedded in a rock face or the ground, and has a smoother face which is either stone-coloured or bright re… Daniel Kaluuya, known for his roles in "Black Mirror" and Get Out, stars in Judas and the Black Messiah. Daimajin is a huge stone statue that comes to life. A typhoon washes ashore a gigantic egg that's claimed by greedy entrepreneurs near Nagoya. However, shortly after she arrives, the Nagoshi army comes and begins to destroy the god's idol. The Mikoshiba soldiers overthrow Chigusa, with Lord Juro only barely escaping through a secret passage. Gamera, The Giant Monster Deluxe DVD Coming From Shout! 5.0 out of 5 stars 2 ratings. Reportedly, it was shown both in Japanese with English subtitles and dubbed into English. When he arrives, the Mikoshiba enter a panic. RETURN OF DAIMAJIN (1966) aka Daimajin ikaru Article 2290 by Dave Sindelar Viewing Date: 7-2-2007 Posting Date: 11-19-2007 Directed by Kenji Misumi Featuring Kojiro Hongo, Shiho Fujimura, Taro Marui A warlord takes over a village, and four children escape to find the statue of Majin to help them drive off the invaders. Return of Daimajin When a Babylonian vampire comes to old Japan, an army of Japanese demons and ghosts gather and battle him. Angry Daimajin) is a 1966 tokusatsu kaiju film produced by Daiei Film Co. Ltd. Certainly, Return of Daimajin isn't wanting for atmosphere, and it includes many beautiful, ornately composed shots - the image of the torii gate leading to the god's idol, emerging in bright red against the slate rocks and grey water, is legitimately one of the loveliest frames I have ever seen in a Japanese movie - which openly, pridefully acknowledge the theatricality … These Daimajin stories are interesting because, unlike Godzilla or Gamera movies, they take place in feudal Japan and include samurai and all the tradition that entails. Daimajin is a 50ft tall stone talisman with a spirit of deity residing within. Released in Japanese theaters on August 13, 1966, it is the second film in the Daimajin trilogy. Shortly after a funeral service for a fallen clansman, escaped Mikoshiba serfs arrived with bales of rice as an offering in return for being taken under Lord Juro Chigusa's protection. She bursts out in anger, and is taken prisoner. They refuse to return it to its rightful owner, Mothra, as Godzilla washes ashore from the same typhoon. 5/5 many thumbs up. 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. But, Lord Juro and the brave people defy the evil doers … Tired of struggling in their land, separated by mountains from natural resources, the wicked Mikoshiba clan plots to overthrow the Chigusa and Nagoshi clans, whose allied kingdoms surrounded Lake Yakimono, on which there was an island which housed a statue of a mysterious god. Return of Daimajin [edit | edit source] In the second film in the original Daimajin trilogy, Daimajin has taken residence on the island in the middle of a lake, which is surrounded by three villages. The island's sunken bell then rang out from the bottom of the lake as a sign that the kingdoms would forever have peace. Daimajin: Return of Daimajin (Japanese with English Subtitles) - DVD (1966) for $30.98 from OLDIES.com Sci-Fi / Fantasy - Order by Phone 1-800-336-4627 As the burning ship falls into the sea, the storm the god had brought cleared up. Fantasy. Return of Daimajin Time to check back in with the demon who uses a stone statue as his vessel. Four kids embark on a journey to rescue their father who is enslaved by an evil warlord in a place called Hell's Valley. Daimajin Strikes Again 4/10 - The second installment works because it has a decent story. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Also in the Daimajin movies, all of the plot revolves around the people, with Daimajin coming in at the end to save the day. Get a sneak peek of the new version of this page. A giant stone statue comes to life to protect the residents of a small town against the depradations of an evil warlord. (1966). Title: Giant statue exacts revenge upon those who conquer its worshippers. 2 of 7 people found this review helpful. The Majin's vengeance is better thought out than it was in the first film, and He is much more of a hero to the villagers this time out. Lord Mikoshiba climbs up the mast in an attempt to escape the fire, but becomes entangled in the rigging, leaving him in an almost identical situation to Sayuri's on her cross-shaped pyre. Return of Daimajin [VHS] Kojiro Hongo (Actor), Shiho Fujimura (Actor), Kenji Misumi (Director) & Rated: NR. But, Lord Juro and the brave people defy the evil doers and decide to fight for their freedom and their homeland themselves. These events are observed by Lord Hanabasa, and his chamberlain, Samanosuke, who are attempting to seize power in the area. When Daimajin isn't active, he resembles a massive statue which is either embedded in a rock face or the ground, and has a smoother face which is either stone-coloured or bright re… The god breaks Sayuri's stake off, and gently lays her on the ground before advancing on the castle in pursuit of Lord Mikoshiba. Its story is more grand than the first, a little more impersonal, but certainly grander and that is the only loss compared to the original. He also carries a massive dagger, which hangs around his waist in a sheath. This film is better in almost every other aspect. Shortly after a funeral service for a fallen clansman, escaped Mikoshiba serfs arrived with bales of rice as an … However, before she dies, she prays to the god, offering her life in exchange for his protection and restoration of the Chigusa and Nagoshi peoples. I love this. Kenji Misumi takes the directing reins in Return of Daimajin, a sequel that vastly improves upon the original. 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