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Megazone 23 (1985)

Video  -  Animation | Action | Music  -  2 February 1994 (USA)
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A young biker stumbles onto a prototype motorcycle with a hidden function that has a link to the true nature of his world.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Masato Kubota ...
Shôgo Yahagi (voice)
Maria Kawamura ...
Yui Takanaka (voice)
Mîna Tominaga ...
Mayumi Shô ...
Mai Yumekanô (voice)
Kaneto Shiozawa ...
B.D. (voice)
Hitoshi Takagi ...
Coco (voice)
Kiyoshi Kobayashi ...
Eigen Yumekanô (voice)
Yûji Mitsuya ...
Morley (voice)
Katsumi Toriumi ...
Chonbo (voice)
Kazuyuki Sogabe ...
Producer (voice)
Daisuke Gôri ...
Ikuya Sawaki ...
Hisashi Katsuda ...
Commander (voice)
Kôichi Yamadera ...
Shinji Nakagawa (voice)
Hiromi Yokoi ...
Reporter (voice)
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A young biker stumbles onto a prototype motorcycle with a hidden function that has a link to the true nature of his world.

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Trivia

Megazone 23 was the thirteenth Original Video Animation (OVA) released in Japan, and among the first to be a commercial success. The first OVA, Dallos, was released in 1983 but was considered a financial disappointment. See more »

Goofs

After the sex scene between Shogo and Yui, if you look closely at Yui her skin tone switches back and forth between her's and Shogo's skin tone. See more »

Quotes

Tomomi Murashita: Uh oh! Smokey on a bike! See him?
Shougo Yahagi: For a while! He's been there following us!
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References Rupan sansei (1971) See more »

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Tomorrow's Blues
Performed by 'Kumi Miyasato'
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Great Potential
6 July 2003 | by (Arizona) – See all my reviews

The excellent story line in this anime could have led to a classic in the Sci-Fi Anime genre, however, the ending left me going, "Huh?"

It's not a cliff hanger ending, either, just a bit of a thud... reminiscent of the animated Lord of the Rings ending. Remember that one? :-)

This film *does* have some excellent visuals, though most of the animation is unpolished by today's anime standards. Since the follow up (Part II) diverges so much from the original this film ultimately fails to deliver on the promise of its premise.


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