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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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Stars: David Bell, Elizabeth Gordon, Jamie Scott
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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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Was originally released on VHS in subtitled format by U.S. Renditions. See more »

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Thug: You fuckers! Give me my fucking phone call!
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Crystal Celebration
Performed by Risa Yuuki
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Not as good as the manga..no Snake Pliskin..COUGH!
15 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Pretty decent for his early work and no Kokaku Kidotai without it, and gets an 2 points extra for the easter eggs. For Shirow definitely a rung in the ladder. I am biased as a Shirow fan but this was a big step from Dirty Pair which was what I knew of him. Violent fun with a porno soundtrack! You cannot help but notice that. I know people appreciate him for Ghost in the Shell..but all of the deep spiritual overtones were dealt with in Appleseed. ESWAT killing terrorists, the struggle for humans to stay viable as bioroids phase them out, and Deunan staying thin despite her intake of junk food. Definitely like the characters even the traitor..and I do not know why.


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