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Hell City Shinjuku, US (1988)
"Makaitoshi Shinjuku" (original title)

Video  -  Animation | Fantasy | Horror  -  25 October 1988 (Japan)
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Kyoya's father was a great warrior, killed at the hands of the diabolical psychic, Rebi Ra, who has now opened a portal to hell in the city of Shinjuku. It falls to Kyoya to finish what his... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Hideyuki Hori ...
Kyoya (voice)
Bradley Lavelle ...
Kyoya (1994) (voice) (as Brad Lavelle)
Hiromi Tsuru ...
Sayaka (voice)
Teresa Gallagher ...
Sayaka (1994) (voice)
Kiyoshi Kobayashi ...
Rebi (voice)
Bob Sessions ...
Rebi (1994) (voice)
Kyôko Tongû ...
Chibi (voice)
Alex McSweeney ...
Chibi (1994) (voice) (as Alan Sherman)
Yûsaku Yara ...
Mephisto (voice)
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Mephisto (1994) (voice)
Ichirô Nagai ...
Rai (voice)
George Little ...
Rai (1994) (voice)
Banjô Ginga ...
Genichiro (voice)
Takeshi Aono ...
Hag (voice)
Arisa Andô ...
Waitress (voice)
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Kyoya's father was a great warrior, killed at the hands of the diabolical psychic, Rebi Ra, who has now opened a portal to hell in the city of Shinjuku. It falls to Kyoya to finish what his father started and battle his way through demons, while protecting a young woman from harm. The only problem is that he's not exactly your classic hero type, and his powers are still latent. Written by Sinedd

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One Man Against An Army of Monsters......With The Fate Of The World At Stake!


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The film's opening sword fight was featured in the 1995 film Johnny Mnemonic. See more »

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Mephisto: Men anger the gods with their pride, and in order to punish them, the gods looked on as Pandora opened her box letting chaos loose. And now here in Monster City, mythology will become reality.
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Classic Horror Anime
23 September 2013 | by (Faversham, England) – See all my reviews

I watched this a long time ago in the days of VHS and I loved it because it told a great story and the characters were interesting. And this is among the favourites of Yosiaki Kawajiri's works I seen.

Also the music was nothing short of great even fantastic in places.

The animation was top notch as well as the fights and character development in this good piece of old school anime.

Also we had a fearsome antagonist in Levi Rah and a brief explanation of what made him become what he became which always suits any kind of anime or manga.

Also I liked the English dub and Brad Lavelle did a great job in voicing the main character Kyoya Izayoi and Bob Sessions was great in voicing the main villain Levi Rah.

So this is an enjoyable anime made in the late 1980's.


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