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Venus Wars (1989)

Venus Senki (original title)
Not Rated | | Animation, Action, Drama | 11 March 1989 (Japan)
The new frontier of Venus has degenerated into a dystopia ravaged by the civil war between Ishtar and Aphrodia. Bubbly reporter Susan Sommers arrives in the capitol of Aphrodia just before ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Katsuhide Uekusa ...
Hiro (voice)
Ben Fairman ...
Hiro (voice)
Yûko Mizutani ...
Maggie (voice)
Anna Alba ...
Maggie (voice)
Eriko Hara ...
Sue (voice)
Denica Fairman ...
Sue (voice)
Yûko Sasaki ...
Miranda (voice)
Jocelyn Cunningham ...
Miranda (voice)
Gorô Naya ...
Gary (voice)
Bob Sessions ...
Gary (voice)
Hôchû Ôtsuka ...
Will (voice)
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Will (voice)
Masami Kikuchi ...
Rob (voice)
Michael Morris ...
Rob (voice)
Shûichi Ikeda ...
Kurtz (voice)
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The new frontier of Venus has degenerated into a dystopia ravaged by the civil war between Ishtar and Aphrodia. Bubbly reporter Susan Sommers arrives in the capitol of Aphrodia just before it's captured by Ishtar. She falls in with a bunch of teen-agers who live for a sort of motorcycle version of Roller Derby. Daredevil rider Hiro and his friends reluctantly join the struggle to free Aphrodia from the invaders. Not surprisingly, Hiro proves an ace at piloting the mono-cycles that are the Aphrodians' secret weapon in the key battle. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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The ultimate turf war!


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Trivia

Yoshikazu Yasuhiko who was the creator of the original manga, also did the character designs for the movie. See more »

Quotes

Donner: A reporter in league with terrorists is a dangerous enemy.
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Connections

Featured in Anime Abandon: Venus Wars (2014) See more »

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Shakunestu no Circuit (Burning of Circuit)
Performed by Eiko Yamane
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Stone cold anime!
1 April 2007 | by (El Paso!) – See all my reviews

This was a very pleasant surprise and an unexpectedly cool movie! I had never heard of Venus Wars before and I think it's a shame that the flick hasn't got more recognition, because it really is one good film. The action sequences are spectacular, the characters are interesting and the animation is fantastic. The dubbing on my version was actually not half bad although I would have preferred the Japanese version.

Venus Wars is an original and very entertaining mix of over-the-top battles, politics and a love story, stylishly directed with both traditional animation and live action blending seamlessly. Top it all off with a soundtrack from Japan's answer to Dokken and lots and lots of gunfire and you have this fun and imaginative anime which deserves to be seen and recognized.


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