REVIEW: Shuriken Sentai Ninninger the Movie: The Dinosaur Lord’s Splendid Ninja Scroll!

Shunsuke Nishikawa (Super Hero Taisen GP: Kamen Rider 3)
Gaku Matsumoto (Ressha Sentai ToQger vs. Kyoryuger)
Kaito Nakamura (Shuriken Sentai Ninninger vs. ToQger)
Yuuka Yano (Come Back! Shuriken Sentai Ninninger)
Kasumi Yamaya (Space Sheriff Shaider: Next Generation)
Hideya Tawada (The Boy Inside)
Toshihiro Yashiba (All Esper Dayo!)
Takashi Sasano (The Hidden Blade)
Megumi Han (Twin Star Exorcists)
Hiroki Tōchi (Psycho-Pass 2)
The Last Ninja Yoshitaka Igasaki sends his disciples the Ninningers on a special mission over summer vacation to Shinobigakure Castle (忍隠れ城 Shinobigakure-jō) rescue its lord, Tatsunosuke Hakkaku.[2] While Kibaoni Army General leads his forces against the villagers, the Ninningers sneaked into the castle and rescue the lord Tatsunosuke before escaping. Returning to the Igasaki Ninjutsu Dojo, the group notices that the lord is in fact a human-sized dinosaur.
Meeting Kyuemon Izayoi, the Kibaoni Army’s samurai general Juza Yumihari narrates the history of the Shinobigakure castle: long ago, the lord of the castle turned into a rampaging dinosaur after falling to anxiety, greed, and fear, bringing catastrophe to his village. Kyuemon gives Juza approval to continue the attack on the village and wishes him god luck. At the same time, Takaharu is assigned to take care of Tatsunosuke while the others return to defeat Juza’s army. After rescuing the remaining villagers from Hitokarages, the Ninningers learn that Tatsunosuke was once a lord that deeply cared for his citizens but this caused him to neglect his own family and in the end he was cursed with the dinosaur transformation. The only way to break the spell is to break the lord’s horn. Unfortunately, the Kibaoni Army attacks the remaining villagers again and this time, seemingly kills the other refugees and the Ninningers, leaving Kinji the sole survivor. Takaharu is forced to leave Tatsunosuke behind and dashes to Kinji’s aid, unaware the other Ninningers survived the explosion by using secret passageways beneath the village. It also seems that Juza was defeated, but he is revealed to have survived their final attack and planned to use the kidnapped villagers as hostages.
Eventually, Lord Tatsunosuke reveals himself and protects the Ninningers, lifting the dinosaur curse and creating a new Nin Shuriken, but Juza uses his Yojutsu to transform Tatsunosuke into the terrible dragon again and wreaks havoc in the village. Using Shinobimaru and Rodeomaru and Bison Buggy, Aka Ninger strikes the horn of the terrible dragon, separating Tatsunosuke from it and reveals the dragon’s true name: the Otomonin Dinomaru. They soon form Shurikenzin Dino with it and defeats the enlarged Juza, returning peace to Shinobigakure
Another great Super Sentai  movie ,  and a very interesting one.  Taking place after episode 21 of the Shuriken season. I know some American/English fans have not been to keen on the Shuriken story but I for one have been enjoying it and this movie is no exception.

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