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Darkside Blues (1994)

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A mysterious man attempts to save "The Dark Side of Tokyo" from the control of a land-hungry corporation.

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Guren (voice)
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Kenzo (voice)
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Tamaki Hazuki (voice)
Matthew Harrington ...
Darkside (voice)
Hideyuki Hori ...
Gren
Keizo Horiuchi ...
Delirium (voice)
Maki Kachisa ...
Tamaki (voice)
Masako Katsuki ...
Tamaki Hozuki (voice)
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Selia (voice)
Rachael Lillis ...
Old Woman (voice)
Kotono Mitsuishi ...
Mai (voice)
Rachel Nanstad ...
Mai (voice)
Akira Natsuki ...
Darkside (voice)
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Tatsuya (voice)
Nozomu Sasaki ...
Katari (voice)
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Storyline

The Persona Century Corporation has purchased nearly every parcel of land on earth. Dissension is not tolerated within the corporation's borders and those who oppose Persona are dealt with swiftly. Of those few places not yet under Persona's control is the free town of Kabuki-cho, also known as "The Dark Side of Tokyo". Within the town, under the leadership of a woman named Mai, is a small resistance group called Messiah. Into this world steps a man who takes the sobriquet of Kabuki-cho: Darkside. Sealed up in another dimension eighteen years ago by Persona Century, Darkside now returns to aid Messiah using his unique mystic power of renewal. Written by Anonymous

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8 October 1994 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Dâkusaido burûsu  »

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The Blues song 'Darkside Blues' was written and performed by Keizo "Holly" Horiuchi. See more »

Quotes

Kenzo: Just who are you?
Mai: Oh, thank you, he's from around here. Uh, What's your- What's your name?
Darkside: What is the name of this place?
Mai: Kabuki-cho in Shinjuku. It's known as the dark side of Tokyo.
Darkside: Then that will be my name.
Kenzo: Darkside?
Darkside: Is there a good place to stay around here?
Mai: If you go south for two blocks there's several. Pretty cheap if you plan to live around here.
Darkside: I thank you.
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Paradise Lost
Performed by Natsuki Sakan
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a deep embrace of darkness
22 February 2001 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

you guys are kinda harsh for voting so low. this title at least deserves a 7. this anime is very difficult to understand, but i figured it out the best i could. it contains a deep grasp of psychological and philosophical elements put into what they call "dream renewal." the animation isn't too bad, the characters are decent, but one character i didn't understand was the girl by the piano in the beginning. who the hell was she? if anyone knows, e-mail me. overall, darkside blues is a decent anime.


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