InuYasha The Movie 3: Swords of an Honorable Ruler

Movie (1 ep x 99 min)
3.928 of 5 from 10,220 votes
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Inuyasha and Sesshoumaru’s father was a powerful demon who used three swords of great power. While Inuyasha swings the Tetsusaiga to protect his friends, Sesshoumaru carries the Tensaiga and has the ability to save souls, leaving the inheritance of the powerful possessed sword Sou’unga undecided. After laying dormant for 700 years, the seal has broken and it has found its way into Inuyasha’s hands. Determined to claim the sword, Sesshoumaru sets out to find it. Can Inuyasha master Sou’unga and hold back Sesshoumaru, or will the evil spirit of the blade be his master?

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CaseyJewels's avatar by CaseyJewels on Jan 29, 2012
Score: 6/10

This movie, while separate from the anime's plot, really delves into Inuyasha's, and some of Sesshomaru's, pasts, which I really loved, and it showed how these pasts made them who they are. That emotional aspect was done very well. However, the beginning bit with the sword, while explained later, seemed a little convenient... Definitely a plot device to get the movie going, instead of seeming like a natural... read more

roriconfan's avatar by roriconfan on Jun 9, 2012
Score: 7/10

This is the third Inu Yasha movie, taking place after the hero has learned the diamond shard technique. Although still a filler movie, it is offering lots of canon information that was never used in the main series but is otherwise not contradicting anything either. So it is a sort of a must-watch to anyone interested into the past of Inu Yasha and his family, as we see the last moments of his parents and how... read more

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