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Wicked City (1987)

Yôjû toshi (original title)
Unrated | | Animation, Fantasy, Horror | 20 August 1993 (USA)
There has been peace between the worlds of the mortals and the supernatural for centuries, but the balance is now being threatened. The Radical elements from the Supernatural world are ... See full summary »

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Yûsaku Yara ...
Taki (voice)
Gregory Snegoff ...
Taki (USA dub) (voice) (as Greg Snegoff)
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Taki (UK dub) (voice) (as Stuart Miller)
Toshiko Fujita ...
Makie (voice)
Gaye Kruger ...
Makie (USA dub) (voice)
Tamsin Hollo ...
Makie (UK dub) (voice) (as Tammy Holloway)
Ichirô Nagai ...
Mayart (voice)
Mike Reynolds ...
George Little ...
Mayart (UK dub) (voice) (as George Littlewood)
Mari Yokô ...
Kanako (voice)
Edie Mirman ...
Liza Ross ...
Kanako / Temptress (UK dub) (voice) (as Lisa Robinson)
Takeshi Aono ...
Shadow (voice)
Jeff Winkless ...
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Shadow (UK dub) (voice) (as Ronald Baker)
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There has been peace between the worlds of the mortals and the supernatural for centuries, but the balance is now being threatened. The Radical elements from the Supernatural world are crossing over into the mortal universe for the purpose of destroying the peace forever! Written by Anonymous

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Tai Kit Mak directed a live-action version of the film. See more »

Goofs

(at around 25 mins) When the characters are playing chess, the black king and queen are in each other's starting squares. See more »

Quotes

Taki Renzaburo: Right, those numbers will work just fine. Yeah. By next week if you want. Mm'hm Yes, I'm sure we can. Right, by next Wednesday, I'll ship it attention to you if that's OK. Sure.
Female Co-Worker: Taki, The boss want's to see you right away.
Taki Renzaburo: Will do.
[groans in pain]
Female Co-Worker: Ohh, tough job being a player but someone has to do it. Take care of yourself.
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The FBI warning (usually placed at the start of videos) is part of the credit roll. See more »

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Referenced in Wicked City: Yoshiaki Kawajiri Interview (2000) See more »

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It's Not Easy
By Hitomi Tooyama
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Anime with action, gore, and sex to the hilt...
3 November 1998 | by (Philadelphia, PA USA) – See all my reviews

Kawajiri outdid himself in this "retold" story of Demon City Shinjuku. Personally I am not clear on which came first, but I was exposed to Supernatural Beast City first. And let me tell you, exposed it the word for this film. It is a film filled with government agents, otherworldly beings, incredible gore, and incredible sex. If any anime other than Urotsukidoji deserves being called "Hentai" it's this film. If you are one with a strong stomach for violence and mayhem, watch this film. I personally enjoyed watching this thoroughly but I would not make it a date feature... unless you really wanted to scare her away. Note: last I checked, only the dubbed version was available through Orion - no subbed version was ever marketed here in the U.S.


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