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* Shirokage -- TheLancer, BadassGrandpa


* Shirokage -- TheLancer, BadassGrandpa

* OdaNobunaga: A rare positive portrayal of Nobunaga.

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A manga by Mitsuteru Yokoyama turned into a {{tokusatsu}} and then an anime, '''''Kamen no Ninja Akakage''''' is the tale of three {{ninja}}s during the Warring States period of Japan. They protect Japan from various warlords and their kaiju. No, they don't use giant robots or anything, they use much more inventive methods than that!

The three ninja:
* Akakage -- MasterSwordsman, TheHero, MasterOfDisguise
* Aokage -- JustAKid, {{Child Soldier|s}}
* Shirokage -- TheLancer, BadassGrandpa

{{Compilation Movie}}s of the tokusatsu series were released in English as ''Ninjascope'' and ''Watari''. TheFilmOfTheSeries was produced in 2001, and is available in English as ''Red Shadow''.

!!''Kamen no Ninja Akakage'' provides examples of the following tropes:

* AnachronismStew: On purpose; the ninjas fight the monsters using anachronistic technology such as gliders and concealed guns.
* BladeOnAStick: Sometimes used.
* ConservationOfNinjutsu
* HiddenWeapons: Used often.
* InTheNameOfTheMoon: "Akakage sanjou!"
* MacrossMissileMassacre: Bomb/missile spamming is frequently used against the kaiju.
* MaskPower: Akakage has the most skills and abilities of the three.
* OdaNobunaga: A rare positive portrayal of Nobunaga.
* PowerTrio
* PragmaticAdaptation: The 2001 movie.
* UnnecessaryCombatRoll: Frequently used.

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