- The Ninja Dragon
name = The Ninja Dragon
caption = Cover of the original VHS release of the film.
producer = Taro Maki
Go Nagai Daisuke Serizawa
Kenji Otsuki Tetsuya Matsui Cutie Suzuki Etsuko Shinkoda Mayumi Ozaki Ikko Furuya Rikiya Yasuoka Katsumi Muramatsu Kobuhei Hayashiya Yoshiaki Umegaki
Tohokushinsha Film Corporation
runtime = 70 minutes
country = flag|Japan
language = Japanese
imdb_id = 0366824
nihongo|"Kuso Kagaku Ninkyoden: Gokudo Ninja Dosuryu"|空想科学任侠伝 極道忍者ドス竜|kuusou kagaku ninkyou den gokudou ninja dosu ryuu, better known for its international title as "The Ninja Dragon" (not to be confused with the 1986
Hong Kongfilm "Ninja Dragon" directed by Godfrey Ho), is a Japanese direct-to-video action filmreleased in 1990 by the Tohokushinsha Film Corporation. The film was produced by Dynamic Planning, Moby Dick and the Tohokushinsha Film Corporation.
It was directed by
mangaka Go Nagai, his third film as director and his first as a solo director. It was the first film starring Japanese rock musician Kenji Otsuki. It also features famous female Japanese wrestlers Cutie Suzukiand Mayumi Ozaki, and also Japanese idolEtsuko Shinkoda. The film has cameos of Ken Ishikawa, Chiaki Kawamata, Shintaro Ko, Yoichi Komatsuzawa, Tokitoshi Shiota, Haruka Takachiho, Kunio Nagatani, Kaizo Hayashi, Fujiko F. Fujio, Mari Yagisawaand Tetsu Yano.
A manga was also created by Go Nagai and
Shinoyama Isami, and released as a single tankobonin 1990-11-07by Kadokawa Shoten. A 219 pages light novelwas also released in 1990, written by Kazuo Sakuraiand published by Enix, with the ISBN-10: 4900527467 and ISBN-13: 978-4900527461.
* [http://www.allcinema.net/prog/show_c.php?num_c=86692 "Kuso Kagaku Ninkyoden: Gokudo Ninja Dosuryu"] ja icon at allcinema
* [http://www.jmdb.ne.jp/1990/ov022000.htm "Kuso Kagaku Ninkyoden: Gokudo Ninja Dosuryu"] ja icon at the
Japanese Movie Database
* [http://www.mazingerz.com/YAMATO/DOSU.html "Kuso Kagaku Ninkyoden: Gokudo Ninja Dosuryu" (manga and light novel)] ja icon at "The World of Go Nagai" webpage
* [http://www.mobydick.co.jp/visual/DOSRIU/dosriu.html "Kuso Kagaku Ninkyoden: Gokudo Ninja Dosuryu" profile] ja icon at Moby Dick website
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