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Demon City Shinjuku (1988)

Makaitoshi Shinjuku (original title)
A young warrior must finish what his father started by battling his way through a city of demons and defeat a diabolical psychic who has opened a portal to hell.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Hideyuki Hori ...
Kyoya (voice)
Hiromi Tsuru ...
Sayaka (voice)
Kiyoshi Kobayashi ...
Rebi Ra (voice)
Kyôko Tongû ...
Chibi (voice)
Yûsaku Yara ...
Mephisto (voice)
Ichirô Nagai ...
Rai (voice)
Banjô Ginga ...
Genichiro (voice)
Takeshi Aono ...
Hag (voice)
Arisa Andô ...
Waitress (voice)
Junko Akimori ...
Girl (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Mephisto (voice)
Teresa Gallagher ...
Sayaka (voice)
Bradley Lavelle ...
Kyoya (voice) (as Brad Lavelle)
George Little ...
Rai (voice)
Alex McSweeney ...
Chibi (voice) (as Alan Sherman)
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Storyline

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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25 October 1988 (Japan)  »

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A role playing game was released by Guardians of Order in 2000. See more »

Quotes

Mephisto: Remember this, Pandora's box released chaos. The gods saw the dispair her actions caused so they released one last item with the others so mankind could bear to go on, the gift of hope. 'Til next time.
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Featured in Anime Abandon: Demon City Shinjuku (2012) See more »

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Performed by Umeda Motoichi
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Kawajiri's earlier works..Still not a master but enroute!
12 March 2002 | by (London, England.) – See all my reviews

Not Bad. Actually better than a lot of anime's out there. Usual storyline. Demons trying to take over tokyo thus the world. Father tries to stop the villain but fails, 10 years later comes the prodigal son and wham-bam blah blah & so on....Good action, english dubbing is Ok. Needed a little bit more insight on the storyline and the characters lacked some depth. If you follow Kawajiri's work you can c glimpses of his genious. But fans who r looking for Kawajiri's mastery wont find a lot of it in this one.


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