Ninja Scroll,(Japanese: 獣兵衛忍風帖 - Hepburn: Jūbē Ninpūchō, literally: "Jubei's Ninja Pledge") is a 1993 Japanse anime jidaigeki-chanbara historical fantasy film written and directed by Yoshiaki Kawajiri, starring the voices of Kōichi Yamadera, Emi Shinohara, Takeshi Aono, Daisuke Gōri, Toshihiko Seki and Shūichirō Moriyama. The film was a co-production between JVC, Toho and Movic, with Animate serving as the animation studio. Ninja Scroll was theatrically released in Japan on June 5, 1993, and received an English-dubbed release in Western countries through Manga Entertainment in 1995.
(Synopsis):A team of Koga Ninja is sent to investigate a plague in Shimoda village, but on their way they are slaughtered; the only survivor is Kagero, a beautiful Kunoichi who is their lord's poison-taster. Their assailant is a giant man with stone skin and a colossal double-bladed sword, which can be thrown like a boomerang.
Overview: Ninja Scroll (Jubei Ninpucho) is a Japanese action thriller anime, set in feudal Japan, by critically acclaimed director/ writer Yoshiaki Kawajiri who was best known for his previous thriller Wicked City (Yoju Toshi). The character designs were done by Yutaka Minowa. The movie is an homage to Ninpocho series, ninja novels by Futaro Yamada.