In 1930s Japan, a death cult working with the Imperial Army buys children and trains them as deadly assassins. When 8-year-old Vajrasattva accidentally kills his own brother in a fight for food, he makes a secret oath to take revenge.
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It's almost preposterous that this movie was made in 2013. "Wrath of Vajra" feels born from the same early 90's era that gave us manga-inspired action flicks like "The Story of Ricky" - replete with a 'save the kidnapped children from the evil cult' subplot a la "Temple of Doom" and an increasingly outlandish series of foes for our hero to tackle in video game-style boss fights. Kung fu buffs will be entertained.