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Cyber City Oedo 808 

Saiba shiti oedo 808 (original title)
In the city of Oedo 2808 A.D., three Cyber criminals are given two choices, to either rot in jail or to join a special force of the Cyber Police to get possibly one more chance at freedom ... See full summary »
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Hiroya Ishimaru ...
 Sengoku (3 episodes, 1990)
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 Sengoku (3 episodes, 1990)
Tesshô Genda ...
 Gogul (3 episodes, 1990)
Sean Barrett ...
 Gogul (3 episodes, 1990)
Kaneto Shiozawa ...
 Benten (3 episodes, 1990)
Daniel Flynn ...
 Benten (3 episodes, 1990)
Norio Wakamoto ...
 Hasegawa (3 episodes, 1990)
Bob Sherman ...
 Hasegawa (3 episodes, 1990)
Kyôsei Tsukui ...
 Varsus (3 episodes, 1990)
Nigel Greaves ...
 Varsus (3 episodes, 1990)
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In the city of Oedo 2808 A.D., three Cyber criminals are given two choices, to either rot in jail or to join a special force of the Cyber Police to get possibly one more chance at freedom ever again. For each criminal apprehended, and for each successful mission done, the state will agree to reduce their sentences. Lead by Hasegawa, the new recruits: Sengoku, Gogul, and Benton will bring some hard justice to Oedo and possibly taste freedom again. Written by CrassActionHero

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A hardcore cyberpunk classic.


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When initially released on VHS, the English dub had an entirely new score composed by Rory McFarlane. This score was replaced with the original Japanese score when it was released on DVD. A soundtrack CD of the alternate score was released in the UK by Demon Records in 1995. See more »

Quotes

Gogul: It's your turn now, soldier boy. How do you fancy your chances? Your machine was pretty good, but a limp dick pen-pusher like you, not so good. Normally I'd be too tired to bother killing you, but see I owe you one for Sara's death.
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References The Running Man (1987) See more »

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I May Be In Love With You
Performed by Hidemi Miura
Courtesy of King Records
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90s Gold!
15 January 2010 | by (Belfast) – See all my reviews

A piece of antiquity in my eyes, brutal, blunt and abrasive, generally, a classic piece of 'lads cinema' - just as fun today as when I was twelve.

The glory of Manga's cyberpunk collection, Cyber City is three episodes surrounding the collar-wearing criminal police force of a future 'neo-tokyo'.

Full of classical clichés; the quick snapping hard man sporting a mullet and a snazzy red trench coat. The enormous, goggle garbed somehow Japanese- Italian- American computer hacker and oddly, a long haired transsexual - Bentin, with his flashy pedicure and exceptionally effective cheese knife.

But, the wonder of Cyber City is its' shameless tough man aesthetics, (the sort of characters that say 'yeah I gotta a mullet/Mohawk or a nice pretty dress! What of it!) Simply striving off the spine-tingling, dramatic action that every fella is ashamed to love, knows he does but just doesn't know why. Cyber City is a show for the boys whatever age so long as the ladies aren't home, its just one of these boys' animations that the girls just cannot understand nor will they ever care to.

So for a few tins, a blast from animation past, f'in, blinding, beating, killing and great cheesy action, it's a show and a half!


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