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Program Title: Onmyoji II
EASC Code: JO-11
Series Title:
Region/Country: Japan
Language: English
Subtitles: English
Subject: History, Fiction
Program Type: Feature
Media Type: DVD
Director: Yojiro Takita
Producer: Banjiro Uemura
Release Date: 2003
Running Time: 113 min.
Color or BW: Color
Program Abstract: Mysterious and bloody incidents ensue after a solar eclipse in the capital of Heian (794-1185 A.D.). Devils rampage through the capital at night and attack members of the nobility, each of whom has a body part bitten off. Abe no Seimei (Mansai Nomura), the mightiest onmyoji, suspects that something will happen when the eighth victim is killed and the seal breaks off of a legendary sword. However, secrets behind the incident reveal the bottomless darkness which even Seimei cannot foresee! When he faces and astonishing fact relating to the Imperial Court and Izumo tribe, he has to risk his own life to save the capital and fight a man who had sold his soul to a rampaging god to avenge his people.
Data Entry Date: 7/30/2007