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11 March 1993 (USA) See more »
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The relative coexistence of the human world, demon world and beast world is soon to be disrupted by The Overfiend, an immensely powerful demon who'll be reborn after 3000 years to remake the world to his own liking. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)
Sonny Weil ... Kuroko (voice) (as Rose Palmer)
Bick Balse ... Ozaki (voice)
Herb Hummel ... Additonial Voices (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Christopher Courage ... Amano Jyaku (voice: English version)
Rebel Joy ... Akemi Ito (voice: English version)
Ron Kalish ... Niki's Father (voice: English version)

Kathleen McNearney ... Enkakuki (voice: English version)
Lucy Morales ... Megumi Amano (voice: English version)
Barbie O'Buoy ... Fukakuki (voice: English version)
Jurgen Offen ... Suikakujyu (voice: English version)
Greg Puertolas ... Elder (voice: English version)
Anthony Rocissano ... Additonial Voices (voice: English version)

Bill Timoney ... Tatsuo Nagumo (voice: English version) (as Danny Bush)
Camille Way-Pene ... Kitako Togami (voice: English version)
Minako Arakawa ... Girl (voice) (uncredited)
Mizuka Arima ... Ms. Togami (voice) (uncredited)
Yôko Asagami ... Akemi Ito (voice) (uncredited)
Ken'yû Horiuchi ... Yoriichi Ozaki (voice) (uncredited)
Tsutomu Kashiwakura ... Kuroko (voice) (uncredited)
Satoko Kitô ... Leotard Girl (voice) (uncredited)
Miyuki Matsushita ... True Chojin (voice) (uncredited)
Shigeru Nakahara ... Basketball Club (voice) (uncredited)
Hidetoshi Nakamura ... Doctor (voice) (uncredited)
Tomohiro Nishimura ... Amano Jaku (voice) (uncredited)
Shinji Ogawa ... Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
Maya Okamoto ... Megumi Amano (voice) (uncredited)
Kenichi Ono ... Majin (voice) (uncredited)
Natsumi Sasaki ... Girl (voice) (uncredited)
Hirotaka Suzuoki ... Tatsuo Nagumo (voice) (uncredited)
Yumi Takada ... Nurse (voice) (uncredited)
Nobuo Tobita ... Jujin (voice) (uncredited)
Kôji Totani ... Majin (voice) (uncredited)
Narumi Tsunoda ... Girl (voice) (uncredited)
Norio Wakamoto ... Suikakuju (voice) (uncredited)
Kôichi Yamadera ... Yuichi Niki (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Hideki Takayama 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Shô Aikawa  screenplay (as Gorô San'yô)
Michael Lawrence 
Toshio Maeda  comic

Produced by
Yoshinobu Nishizaki .... producer
John Sirabella .... executive producer (english version) (as Gary Sierra)
Yasuto Yamaki .... producer (as Yasuhito Yamaki)
Original Music by
Masamichi Amano 
Art Direction by
Shigemi Ikeda 
Production Management
Ron Kalish .... post-production supervisor (US version)
Sound Department
Yasunori Honda .... sound director
Animation Department
Keiji Gotoh .... key animator
Megumi Kadonosono .... inbetween animator
Shiro Kasami .... animation director
Mari Mizuta .... animation director
Eitaro Tono .... character designer
Akihiko Yamashita .... character designer
Hidetoshi Ômori .... animation director
Hidetoshi Ômori .... character designer

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Also Known As:
"Chôjin densetsu Urotsukidôji" - Japan (original title)
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108 min
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Many of the characters were voiced by kidsSee more »
Continuity: The toy Niki grabbed from Akemi's backpack is shown being destroyed in one scene, but a day and several scenes later, the toy is shown again completely undamaged.See more »
Narrator:Mankind, you are an ignorant race. How foolish it is to believe your kind rules the Earth. Know now that your are not alone, there are unseen worlds that exist parallel to yours. These are the worlds of the Makai, a race of demons. And the Jujinkai, those that are half-man and half-beast...See more »
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30 out of 39 people found the following review useful.
Author: jessejace from setagaya tokyo japan

Possibly the most important Japanese gothic sci-fi tentacle sex horror metamorphosis allegory of our time, Urotsukidouji is poignant love tragedy wrapped in a shroud of horrific telescoping genitals and pink, luminescent semen. This movie is a large part of the reason anime has a negative reputation as porn.

Follow Nagumo as he falls in love, gets killed, comes back to life as a super sex demon and lives happily ever after. His cute, innocent love story with the character Akemi is a grand contrast to his propencity for non-consentual sex with just about everybody he meets. He truly is Everyman. I mean, uh...isn't he?

There is also an incomprehenisble plot about demons and half-humans and the repeated destruction of Osaka, Japan. But you'll have a hard time concentrating on the plot's intricacies, what with all the raping and the killing and the kicking and the hurting.

Part II is also good (maybe better than part I), then the series dissolves into post- apocalyptic gobblediguck. But if you have an insatiable appetite for monster porn, you better watch them all.

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