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Yûgen kaisha (1994)

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The adventures of an eccentric ghostbusting company.

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Credited cast:
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Night Watchman / Exhibit Worker / Monk 2 (voice) (as Rudy Luzion)
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Suimei (voice) (as Lena Banas)
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Nakasugi (voice) (as David Lucas)
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Shimesu (voice) (as Jetta E. Bumpy)
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Mukyo (voice) (as Richard Hayworth)
Tony Clay ...
Karino (voice) (as James Clay)
Christopher de Groot ...
Thug 2 (voice) (as Cristophe de Groot)
Dyanne DiRosario ...
Tea House Girl 1 (voice) (as Bambi Darro)
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Narita (voice) (as Jonathan Charles)
Melissa Fahn ...
Rokugou (voice) (as Melissa Charles)
Gloria Gines ...
Clerk / Hospital Worker 2 (voice)
Kazue Ikura ...
Shimesu (voice)
Yôko Kawanami ...
Asakaga (voice)
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Monk 3 (voice) (as Arnie Hanks)
Wendee Lee ...
Kisaragi (voice) (as Wendee Day)
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Picture an anime version of Ghostbusters. This is as close as it gets. Ayaka Kisaragi runs the "Phantom Quest Corporation," a detective/excorcism agency which hunts down assorted monsters with the assistance of an anemic vampire, Ayaka's boy-Friday, a local police inspector, and Ayaka's lipstick, which transforms into a lightsaber. Written by Jonathan Michael Ehrich <jehrich@macalester.edu>

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Rokkon: Encircle and remove the unholy from the world.
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Definitely Hilarious
20 January 2001 | by (Colorado) – See all my reviews

This show is definitely one of the funniest anime series made in a while, yet one of the least known. It was only four episodes, yet each one had it's quirks to them, from an anemic vampire, to a group of greedy monks working to shut out the Corporation. The only thing to dislike is that it was only four 30 minute episodes long. One can only hope that perhaps with the flood of TV series remakes of older OAV series, the Phantom Quest Corporation could get some more of their oddball cases.


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