The Great Yokai War

The Great Yokai War (2005)

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A young boy with a troubled home life becomes "chosen," and he stumbles into the middle of a great war of yōkai (a class of mythological creatures), where he meets a group of friendly yōkai who become his companions through his journey. Now he must fight to protect his friends and free the world of the yōkai from oppression. The yōkai originate in Japanese folklore and range from the cute and silly to the disturbing.

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    Directing Takashi Miike Director
    Writing Takashi Miike Screenplay
    Writing Mitsuhiko Sawamura Screenplay
    Writing Takehiko Itakura Screenplay
    Writing Hiroshi Aramata Screenplay
    Production Tsuguhiko Kadokawa Executive Producer
    Production Fumio Inoue Producer
    Production Shigeru Mizuki Production Consultant
    Production Hiroshi Aramata Production Consultant
    Production Natsuhiko Kyogoku Production Consultant
    Production Miyuki Miyabe Production Consultant
    Production Takashi Sasaki Production Designer
    Sound Koji Endo Original Music Composer
    Crew Hideo Yamamoto Cinematography
    Editing Yasushi Shimamura Editor