Moon Over Tao--Makaraga (1997)
A dazzling sci-fi fantasy, set in feudal Japan, from director Keita Anemiya ("Zeiram"). Three warriors join forces to recover a fabled mystical sword, but standing in their way are an evil sorcerer, the alien beings who left the sword on Earth, and their lethal monster, Makaraga. Yuko Moriyama stars. 96 min. Soundtrack: Japanese, English; Subtitles: English.