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Megazone Twenty Three Part I (1985)
"Megazone 23" (original title)

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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(original Japanese version), (Streamline Pictures dub)
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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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2 February 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Megazone Twenty Three Part I  »

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Trivia

"Megazone 23" made its first SRW-related debut in the game "Super Robot Wars D" for Game Boy Advance. 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

Yui Takanaka: I'm so glad!
Yui Takanaka: [laughs]
Yui Takanaka: Shogo, I still can't believe it! a motorcycle that changes into a robot?
[laughs]
Yui Takanaka: Shogo, I kept praying that you'd-
[Shogo slaps Yui]
Yui Takanaka: Are you out of your mind?
Shôgo Yahagi: You were in that sleazebags hotel room for Christ's sake!
Yui Takanaka: What I was doing was none of your business!
Shôgo Yahagi: Oh is that right?
[...]
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Connections

References Streets of Fire (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Megazone 23 no Thema
(Theme Song)
Compose/Arrangement: Sagisu Shirô
Vocals: Tominaga Mîna
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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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