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Samurai Chicks
Samurai Chicks
Director: Mari Asato
Genres: Action & Adventure, Indie & Art House, Television, Anime & Manga, Animation
UR     2006     1hr 12min

On of the southernmost islands of Japan, there's a dance school 'Orion Dancers Academy'. Hiding its public identity as a training school of singers and dancers, it actually operates as a girl-warrior training school, in or...  more »

     
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Director: Mari Asato
Genres: Action & Adventure, Indie & Art House, Television, Anime & Manga, Animation
Sub-Genres: Martial Arts, Indie & Art House, Television, Anime & Manga, Animation
Studio: Tokyo Shock
Format: DVD - Color - Subtitled
DVD Release Date: 09/26/2006
Original Release Date: 01/01/2004
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/2004
Release Year: 2006
Run Time: 1hr 12min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 1
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Languages: Japanese
Subtitles: English

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Movie Reviews

Samurai Chicks: a fine low-budget indie import for those who
James G. Carlson | City Earth, Pennsylvania | 11/05/2009
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Like I put down in the title field, Samurai Chicks is "...a fine low-budget indie import for those whose tastes lie outside of the American mainstream." Like other Japanese, Korean, and Thai films, especially with titles such as Oldboy, Battle Royale, Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, Nieghbor No. 13, Ichi the Killer, Machine Girl, Toyoko Gore Police, 13: Game of Death, and so on. If you dig such films, this one will be right up your alley, as they say. It is definitey a low-budget indie foreign film, but it is also an amusing, interesting, exciting, strange, and cool piece of film. Four girls at a Dance School are chosen to advance to the next phase, which consists of them becoming teenage assassins of the rebellion, fighting the establishment to gain independence for their little group of insurgents (The Kingdom), using a peculiar kung fu based on dance moves, throwing stars and knives, sword play, and doing what they were trained to do. Overall, it's a great move. And I hope to find many more like it.
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