In ancient Japan, a good lord is killed and his throne is taken by the trecherous Yuki Daijo and his wizard friend Oroki-maru. The young prince Ikazuki-maru is rescued from the jaws of death by a magic bird sent by a wizard. Ten years later, Ikazuki-maru embarks on an adventure to avenge his parents and the wizard's death with his magic powers he learned from the wizard. He kills Yuki Daijo but then must battle Oroki-maru in a battle to the death.
Did You Know?
Jiraiya's giant toad was used in another ninja-themed production from Toei, the popular TV series Kamen no ninja Aka-Kage
(1967), as a monster-of-the-week. See more
In the AIP-TV version, the giant monsters' roars were redubbed with those of Toho and Tsuburaya monsters (The Orochi-Maru Dragon roars like Godzilla and Gaira/Green Gargantua, the Ikazuchi-Maru/Jiraiya Toad roars like Rodan, the giant eagle sounds like Mothra, and Sunate's giant spider gives a metallic creaky sound). See more
Ending Theme (Japanese version only)
Music by Toshiaki Tsushima
Lyrics by Masaru Igami
Vocals by Yôko Maekawa & Young Fresh See more