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Urotsukidoji: Legend of the Overfiend (1989)

Chôjin densetsu Urotsukidôji (original title)
Unrated | | Animation, Fantasy, Horror | Video 11 March 1993
When Overfiend is found and born in a human, he will remake the world to something more of his liking! Ripping the boundaries of the three universes (worlds) apart, it's clear that little ... See full summary »

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Tomohiro Nishimura ...
Amano Jaku (voice)
Yôko Asagami ...
Akemi Ito (voice)
Hirotaka Suzuoki ...
Tatsuo Nagumo (voice)
Maya Okamoto ...
Megumi Amano (voice)
Kôichi Yamadera ...
Yuichi Niki (voice)
Norio Wakamoto ...
Suikakuju (voice)
Tsutomu Kashiwakura ...
Kuroko (voice)
Hidetoshi Nakamura ...
Doctor (voice)
Kenichi Ono ...
Majin (voice)
Ken'yû Horiuchi ...
Yoriichi Ozaki (voice)
Kôji Totani ...
Majin (voice)
Minako Arakawa ...
Girl (voice)
Mizuka Arima ...
Ms. Togami (voice)
Miyuki Matsushita ...
True Chojin (voice)
Narumi Tsunoda ...
Girl (voice)
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When Overfiend is found and born in a human, he will remake the world to something more of his liking! Ripping the boundaries of the three universes (worlds) apart, it's clear that little can stand in his way! While the other worlds are hoping to find the Overfiend to control the creation of this new World we call Earth. Written by Anonymous

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This was the first anime given the NC-17 rating by the MPAA. See more »

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While the demon has the nurse in his possession he soon shoves both her hands into the wall of the hospital room they are in. This is practically impossible as the wall was lined with thick tile resting over an even thicker amount of drywall, meaning that her hands would not have penetrate the wall in the slightest. See more »

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Demon: I sense the coming... of the Chojin!
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Repulsive but Incredible!
26 January 2002 | by (England) – See all my reviews

This is rightly considered the greatest of all Hentai movies. Even anti-hentai Anime fans have praised it as revolutionary. But there are some elements of Urotsukidoji should have been dropped altogether. The pointless scenes of rape for one thing. And that schmaltzy scene at the end is badly done. But for all it's extremities, this has the kind of mind-blowing action, plot and animation which could have put it up there with Akira. Behind the sex and violence, director Hideki Takayama and writer Toshio Maeda have nonetheless managed to give us an acute observation of teenage sexual anxiety which has wrongly been interpreted as violent porn. Let's face it, we've all been like Nagumo at some point, hopelessly in love with Akemi but without a chance of catching her. It's both intelligent, observational, with touches of humour and outbursts of outrageousness. In short, it's anime fantasy at it's most humanist level. Very well done.


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