Azumi 2: Death or Love’ is the tale of Azumi, a young woman trained from childhood to be the ultimate assassin. Azumi 2, which picks up shortly after the events of the first Azumi, is set around the beginning of the Tokugawa period of Japan (1603 – 1867). In Azumi 2, the sword-wielding Azumi struggles to put to rest the threat of Tokugawa rival Masayuki Sanada in order to maintain national unity and to keep Japan on its destined course.
Overview: The beautiful Ueto Aya returns for more blood-spurting ninja violence in Azumi 2: Death or Love, the much-anticipated sequel to director Kitamura Ryuhei’s? action-packed 2003 original. While Kitamura-san chose to bow out for the 2005 follow-up, the directorial reins have been passed on to the capable hands of one Kaneko Shuzuke, a veteran filmmaker who definitely knows a thing or two about helming sequels – the man has no less than three Gamera movies and one Godzilla film under his belt as a director