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Appleseed (1988)
"Appurushîdo" (original title)

Video  -  Animation | Crime | Sci-Fi  -  20 October 1993 (USA)
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In a vast futuristic city, built on the ashes of the third world war, a police officer and her cyborg partner fight terrorism.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Masako Katsuki ...
Dunan (voice)
Larissa Murray ...
Dunan (1994) (voice)
Yoshisada Sakaguchi ...
Bularios (voice)
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Bularios (1994) (voice) (as Bill Roberts)
Toshiko Sawada ...
Athena (voice)
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Athena (1994) (voice)
Toshio Furukawa ...
Karon (voice)
Alan Marriott ...
Karon (1994) (voice) (as David Reynolds)
Mayumi Shô ...
Hitomi (voice)
Julia Braams ...
Hitomi (1994) (voice) (as Julia Brahms)
Nobuo Iwamoto ...
AJ (voice)
Vincent Marzello ...
AJ (1994) (voice)
Kumiko Takizawa ...
Nike (voice)
Yûji Mitsuya ...
Yoshi (voice)
Tamio Ôki ...
Nereus (voice)
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Officer Deunan Knute and her cyborg partner Briaros Hecatonchires must prevent terrorists from gaining control of the Olympus city computer and causing massive chaos. As they fight to stop the terrorists and preserve their society, the question of who is actually in the right--their society, or the "terrorists"--continues to arise. Written by Christopher E. Meadows <cmeadows@nyx.cs.du.edu>

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Urban combat in the city of dreams. See more »


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The region 2 UK DVD includes a audio commentary track by Larissa Murray and Jonathan Clements. See more »

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[while heading for a terrorist attack]
Deunan: Christ, here we go again. Another glorious day in the city.
Brialeos Hecatombcales: At least it beats being a damn traffic cop.
Deunan: Yeah, I don't know how I'd manage without people shooting at me every day.
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10 April 1999 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

Being an avid reader of manga and very interested in the fascinating genre that is animé, I have always enjoyed the work of the masterful Shirow Masamune. The original manga behind this movie is far more complex and a lot of the suspense has been left out during its transition to animation, but a lot of the character interaction and stylish action remains.

Very accessible for all viewers with really great backgrounds and scenery throughout the movie, not as spectacular as e.g. 'Ghost in the Shell', but definately pleasing to the eye.


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