• Tessai - An incredibly large man who has the ability to turn his skin as hard as rock and fights with a double-bladed sword, which he is capable of throwing great distances.
• Benisato - A woman with snake tattoos covering her whole body that can come to life and envelope her victims.
• Mushizo - A hunchbacked monk, who holds a wasp's nest in his back, able to control the wasps to do his bidding.
• Mujuro Utsutsu - An incredibly skilled, blind swordsman who is the only member who doesn’t really have any supernatural powers.
• Shijima - A ninja with the ability to hide into the shadows, create clones of himself, fire a large metallic claw from his hand and possess victims minds.
• Yurimaru - A young man with the ability of generates electricity from his body, and combines with a steel wire that wraps around his target's neck to conduct the electricity.
• Zakuro - A woman with ability to manipulate gunpowder, and plants them inside living or dead organisms.
• Genma Himuro – The Leader of the Eight Devils, with an intention rule Japan under his control who was originally a member of the Yamashiro Clan.
One of Yoshiaki Kawajiri’s best films and one that has left its mark on the industry.