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Iria: Zeiram the Animation (1993)

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A monster hunter goes after a beast that could be her brother.


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Credited cast:
Aya Hisakawa ...
Iria (voice)
Katsue Miwa ...
Kei (Japanese version) (voice)
Rica Matsumoto ...
Komanisa (Japanese version) (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Komimasa (voice)
Al Muscari ...
Puttubayh (voice)
Terri Muuss ...
Kei (voice) (as Terry Muus)
Stacie Lynn Renna ...
Iria (voice)
Dave Seigel ...
Zeiram (voice)
Additional voices (voice)
Gary Suson ...
Bob (voice)
Andrew Thorson ...
Fugikuro (voice)
Oliver Wyman ...
Dr. Touka (voice) (as Pete Zarustica)
Chris Yates ...
Gren (voice)


Iria is a newly-certified monster hunter who saves the life of a scientist working on the "Zeiram Project." Zeiram has been terrorizing local planets and kidnapping people to absorb their life force and clone them. When Iria meets up with a clone of her brother, her resolve is tested. Could her brother still be alive? Her friends help her track down the beast only to discover that it is calling for reinforcements. Iria must enter into a final showdown with Zeiram to save the planet and discover the truth about her missing brother. Written by Lordship <lordship@juno.com>

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She's a bounty hunter with a score to settle.


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The prequel to the Japanese live-action sci-fi thriller Zeiramu (1991) See more »


Gren: Bob, the hijacker is that immortal hat-headed bastard and he's just as weird as the rumors said he was.
[shoots Zeiram with no effect]
Gren: And as nerve-dead too.
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Follows Zeiramu (1991) See more »

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One of the first animes I've seen, and still one of the best.
16 December 2003 | by (U.S.) – See all my reviews

It was back in 1994 when I first laid eyes on Iria, and ever since then I've been in love with the movie. I don't consider myself an anime expert by any stretch, but I've seen enough to know what's good and what's not. There isn't a whole lot about this movie that I don't like, with the exception of some of the voice acting, but that's to be expected with translation. The action is spectacular, the characters are likeable, and the animation is beautiful. I think the thing about Iria I like the most is the villain, Zeiram. The way that he's so emotionless and tenacious is something that you don't see very often with bad guys. He doesn't talk or brag, so you don't get the run of the mill psycho or typical villain. The story holds up througout the entire movie, and moves at a very good pace, especially the action sequences. All in all I would rate Iria: zeiram the animation an 8 out of 10.

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