The Great Yokai War (2005)
|Daiei/Kadokawa yokai films|
The Great Yokai War (妖怪大戦争 is a Yōkai Daisensō)2005 yokai fantasy film co-produced by Kadokawa, Japan Film Fund, and Nippon TV. Shochiku released it to Japanese theaters on August 16, 2005. It serves as a spiritual successor to Daiei's Yokai Monsters films of the 1960's, and is a loose remake of the second entry in the series.
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Staff[edit | edit source]
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- Directed by Takashi Miike
- Written by Takashi Miike, Mitsuhiko Sawamura, Tsuyohiko Itakura
- Produced by Fumio Inoue, Shun Shimizu
- Executive producing by Kazuo Kuroi, Tsuguhiko Kadokawa
- Music by Koji Endo
- Cinematography by Hideo Yamamoto
- Edited by Yasushi Shimamura
- Production design by Takashi Sasaki
- Assistant directing by Hideyuki Yamamoto
- Theme song "Ai o Utaou" and Insert Song "Oshiete Jiji" performed by Kiyoshiro Imawano, Yosuei Inoue
- Lyrics by Takashi Miike
- Composed by Kiyoshiro Imawano
Cast[edit | edit source]
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English dub[edit | edit source]
- Stephanie Sheh as Yoko Ino, Tadashi's mother
Appearances[edit | edit source]
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Monsters[edit | edit source]
Gallery[edit | edit source]
- Main article: The Great Yokai War/Gallery.
Alternate titles[edit | edit source]
- The Yokai War (French title; La Guerre des Yokai)
- War of the Demons - The Great Yokai War (German title; Krieg der Dämonen - The Great Yokai War)
- The War of Ghosts (Italian title; La Guerra dei Fantasmi)
- The Great Goblin War (Russian title; Великая Война Гоблинов)
Theatrical releases[edit | edit source]
Video releases[edit | edit source]
Universe DVD (2006)
- Region: 3
- Discs: 2
- Audio: Cantonese (Dolby Digital 5.1 EX), Japanese (Dolby Digital 5.1 EX, DTS ES 6.1)
- Subtitles: Chinese (Traditional), English, Chinese (Simplified)
Tokyo Shock DVD (2006)
- Region: 1
- Discs: 2
- Audio: Japanese, English
- Subtitles: English
- Special features: Making of documentary, cast interviews, World Yokai Conference documentary, yokai profiles, still gallery.
HK Video DVD/Blu-ray (2014)
- Region: B/2
- Discs: 3 (One Blu-ray disc, two DVDs)
- Audio: Japanese (DTS-HD 5.1), French (DTS-HD 5.1)
- Subtitles: French
- Notes: Packaged with Yokai Monsters: 100 Monsters, Yokai Monsters: Spook Warfare, and Yokai Monsters: Along with Ghosts.
Sequel[edit | edit source]
- Main article: The Great Yokai War: Guardians.
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Trivia[edit | edit source]
- Gamera is referenced in the film as the enemy's base flies over Tokyo.
- Kuwantaro makes reference to the series GeGeGe no Kitaro on at least one occasion. The creator of the series, Shigeru Mizuki, later makes a cameo in the film as a yokai elder.
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