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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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Trivia

An Image of Taki firing his service revolver appeared on T-shirts printed by the non-Anime related clothing company Ripple Junction in 1997. See more »

Goofs

When you see Taki's boss (the man that is playing golf), you will notice that he is standing next to a shade of blinds, his body is transparent through the shade of blinds. See more »

Quotes

Makie: What kind of information do you have on him?
Taki Renzaburo: Well, not much, I'm afraid. Giuseppi Mayart. A legend in both out worlds and a great prophet. After signing the last treaty in 1851, he disappeared, he's been spotted twice since then. Once living in the ruins of Pompeii and again somewhere in the heart of the Apollonian Mountains. They say he's absolutely essential for the success of this treaty.
Makie: I hope everything goes smoothly before the meeting.
Taki Renzaburo: For the life of me, I can't figure out why you're my...
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Featured in Anime Abandon: Demon City Shinjuku (2012) See more »

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Hold Me In The Shadows
By Hitomi Tooyama
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Boarderline hentai
4 August 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Wicked City is not the greatest of films but I am a fan of the director and have this film for my collection, but make no mistake about it, it is borderline hentai If this movie didn't have a solid plot, it'd be hentai. As it is, it's borderline hentai. But what makes it so radically different is that the adult content is weaved in with the plot - there's only one scene of sex that has no pertinence to the story. This movie almost has a film noir feel about it: the crummy solid detective and the female lead at odds with each other. But this movie is surely an adult film and shouldn't be watched by someone under the age of 17, or who is offended by extreme sexual content as there is a partial-rape scene. Other than that the movie is filled with slap-stick comedy and lots of action, a good watch for shock-value entertainment.


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