Japanese Live Action Movies Also Added
On October 15th, Netflix added several hundred Asian movies to their streaming service. Among them was the live action adaptation of Kengo Hanazawa's (Ressentiment, I am a Hero) otaku boxing manga Boys on the Run, Seijun Suzuki's Pistol Opera, Yôjirô Takita's When the Last Sword is Drawn, and, for anime lovers, the four InuYasha movies and Bleach: Memories of Nobody.
A powerful demon has been sealed away for 200 years. But when the demon's son is awakened, the fate of the world is in jeopardy. It's up to young InuYasha and his friends to stop this nearly invincible foe.
With their greatest foe seemingly defeated, Inuyasha and his friends return to normal lives. But their short period of peace is once again shattered as a new enemy begins to emerge. Kaguya, the self-proclaimed Princess from the Moon of legend, plots to plunge the world into a perpetual night of the full moon. Inuyasha, Kagome, Miroku, Sango and Shippo must once again unite to face a new threat.
Many years ago, the Great Dog Demon wielded the Three Swords of the Fang. Upon his death, he bequeathed a sword to each of his sons, Inuyasha and Sesshomaru, leaving the third sword, the wrath-filled Sounga, locked away forever. Now that the Sounga's power has been awakened, these two battling brothers must put away their sibling rivalry and face off against the force that spells doom for all mankind.
2004 NR 88 minutes A magical island known as Horai houses a group of half-demons living under the brutal rule of the Four War Gods -- the Shitoushin -- in this fourth installment of the popular anime story from director Toshiya Shinohara. Ai, a young half-demon who's escaped to try to help his people, returns to Horai with potential saviors Inu-Yasha, Sesshomaru and Kikyo. But on the island, Inu-Yasha faces the Shitoushin and the past he left behind
Mortal high school student Ichigo and his half-ghost friend, Rukia, are alarmed when unknown spirits descend on their city. As they attempt to discover the specters' secrets, a mysterious girl named Senna arrives and begins eliminating the ghosts.