MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 134,537 this week

Tokyo Babylon 1999 (1993)

7.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.0/10 from 40 users  
Reviews: 5 user | 1 critic

Add a Plot

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 733 titles
created 16 Apr 2012
 
a list of 136 titles
created 7 months ago
 
list image
a list of 1768 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Tokyo Babylon 1999 (1993)

Tokyo Babylon 1999 (1993) on IMDb 7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Tokyo Babylon 1999.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Crime | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A pair of hard-boiled Tokyo cops are investigating a gruesome murder: after killing the victim, the murderer cut his skull open and cooked his brain in a stew. As they try to track down the... See full summary »

Director: Jôji Iida
Stars: Yôsuke Eguchi, Miwako Ichikawa, Takashi Kashiwabara
Dragon Head (2003)
Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A teenage boy wakes up and finds himself on a train. He vaguely remembers being on a class trip when something terrible happened, and he is one of the few survivors.

Director: Jôji Iida
Stars: Satoshi Tsumabuki, Sayaka Kanda, Takayuki Yamada
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Director: Jôji Iida
Stars: Akira Emoto, Pappara Kawai, Shigeru Muroi
Cyclops (1987)
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A bizarre medical exam of a nude woman by several doctors and scientists reveal that their latest subject has committed suicide before giving birth to one of the mutant creatures they had ... See full summary »

Director: Jôji Iida
Stars: Kai Atô, Mayumi Hasegawa, Yoshimasa Kondô
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Toshihide Tonesaku ...
Wataru Shihôdô ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Masato Abe ...
Takaaki Aoshima ...
Kenji Itakura ...
Evil Ghost
Baiken Jukkanji ...
Old Man's Ghost
Minoru Katsumata ...
Shiho Kitatsuji ...
Akimi
Aki Miyase ...
Kana
Sachiko Miyazaki ...
Eiko
Keiko Nagai ...
Ikue
Mari Nishio ...
Megumi
Shigemitsu Ogi ...
Amano Shûhei
Masako Okuyama ...
Haruka's Mother
Kazuhiro Sano ...
Kanayama Tomokichi
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in X (1996) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

Must be Tokyo Babylon 1
28 January 2003 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

Apparently there are several different mangas as part of the Tokyo Babylon series, connected only by the names of the investigative government agencies.

The one I saw was about a psychic who looks, dresses, and talks like Michael Jackson. Two series of murders occur: one in a high-rise construction site, the other in the subway. The psychic's powers are never clearly revealed, and his involvement in criminal investigations is more as a catalyst than a hero (though he is brave). Part two is much more interesting than part one, as it has a couple of very solid characters (the mother and daughter psychics).

Like most mangas, very little happens, and it happens slowly. The English translation and voices are quite good. The art is ok, and the actual plots are better than most. At least there's no mecha, and a minimum of psycho-protoplasmic tentacles.

If you're looking for titillation, it ain't here.

I wonder if anybody will ever read this. I wonder if anybody else will ever comment on this film. I wonder if I will get a life soon...


1 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Tokyo Babylon 1999 (1993) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?