Ninja Scroll the Series
Distributor: Urban Vision
© 2003 Yoshiaki Kawajiri / Madhouse / Jubei Ryunohogyokugumi
In feudal Japan, the Edo period brought a time of delicate peace bought with blood. This is a chronicle of the life of Jubei Kibagami as he wanders the countryside as a ninja for hire.
TV Series: 13 episodes
Average Ratings: 67
Number of Review Sites: 5
Number of Review Links: 7
Vol. 1 - "Ninja Scroll: The Series is a witty and dynamic action series, and a most worthy successor to the original film."
Anime Jump! (Mike Toole) - 3 1/2 stars (out of 5)
"...succeeds in spite of itself."
Anime News Network (Zac Bertschy) - B-
Vol. 1 - "...a lot more fun and enjoyable than I expected it to be." (Chris Beveridge) - B+
Vol. 2 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - B-
Vol. 3 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - B+
Anime on DVD
"...one of the better, and bloodier, samurai shows around. "
DVD Talk (John Sinnott) - 4 stars (out of 5)
Vol. 1 - "Those who loved the first film are likely to be satisfied with the more-of-the-same on display here: more semi-naked women, more cool fighting stunts, more great animation and more time in which to tell a simple story."
Science Fiction Weekly (Tasha Robinson) - B+