Mumon: The Land of Stealth

Mumon: The Land of Stealth

nihongo is a Japanese jidaigeki film, directed by Yoshihiro Nakamura and based on the novel of the same name by Ryō Wada. For international distribution, the film has been titled Mumon - The Land of Stealth. There has also been a manga adaptation of the novel, serialized by Gessan from May 12, 2009 to February 12, 2011. Set during the Sengoku period, the film focuses on fictional events that take place surrounding the Tenshō Iga War. Mumon: The Land of Stealth was theatrically released in Japan by Toho on July 1, 2017. The theme song for the film is "" by the Japanese group Arashi.


The warlord, Nobunaga Oda, is rapidly vanquishing his foes on a quest to pacify and unify the country under his rule. However, there is one region that even Nobunaga fears: The Iga Province, home to the Iga ninja, known to be extraordinary weapons of war who do not think of people as human and will assassinate anyone for money. There is one Iga ninja, Mumon, who is renowned as a deadly assassin and who has unmatched battle strength, earning him the nickname of Iga's strongest ninja. However, he is equally lazy and only seeks to earn money to please his wife, Okuni. At the same time, a ninja named Heibee Shimoyama becomes disillusioned with his people's way of living.