5.6/10
332
4 user 4 critic

Twilight of the Dark Master (1997)

Shihaisha no Tasogare (original title)
Unrated | | Animation, Fantasy | 1997 (USA)
Trailer
0:59 | Trailer
In the near future, the demons prepare for a new assault on earth, which is protected by the guardians, a struggle that has gone on for eons. The dark masters have found ways to release the... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (comic) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Wicked City (1987)
Animation | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

There has been peace between the worlds of the mortals and the supernatural for centuries, but the balance is now being threatened. The Radical elements from the Supernatural world are ... See full summary »

Director: Yoshiaki Kawajiri
Stars: Yûsaku Yara, Gregory Snegoff, Stuart Milligan
Bio Hunter (Video 1995)
Animation | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A horror story about an enemy within. Only one man can control it, but he's losing to the demon.

Director: Yûzô Satô
Stars: Matt McKenzie, Matt K. Miller, Sherry Lynn
Lensman (1984)
Animation | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Kimball Kinnison, a young man from the agricultural planet Mquie and his Valerian companinon, Buscirk find a dying man with a legendary crystal lens embedded in his hand. As the man was ... See full summary »

Directors: Kazuyuki Hirokawa, Yoshiaki Kawajiri
Stars: Kerrigan Mahan, Michael McConnohie, Edie Mirman
Genocyber (TV Mini-Series 1994)
Animation | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A nightmarish combination of cybernetics and psychic potential. At its core: the tortured souls of 2 human beings. Many desire to control this monstrosity, but can its hatred be contained? ... See full summary »

Stars: Vincent Bagnall, Louis Atlas, David Berberian
Ninja Scroll (1993)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A mysterious vagabond sets out on a journey to confront his past. Little does he know he is up against a demonic force of killers, with a ghost from his past as the leader.

Directors: Yoshiaki Kawajiri, Kevin Seymour
Stars: Stephen Apostolina, Dean Wein, Wendee Lee
Animation | Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

An infamous hit-man becomes the target of a powerful oil tycoon after the former kills the latter's son.

Director: Osamu Dezaki
Stars: Tetsurô Sagawa, Gregory Snegoff, Gorô Naya
Pet Shop of Horrors (TV Series 1999)
Animation | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Count D, a quite interesting pet shop owner from an area called Chinatown, sells rare and hard to come by pets to people longing for something special, but with each sale comes a contract. ... See full summary »

Stars: Masaya Onosaka, Toshihiko Seki, Miho Yamada
Golgo 13: Queen Bee (Video 1998)
Animation | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Golgo 13 is hired to assassinate Queen Bee, the second-in-command of a South American rebel army, to prevent her from killing the United States democratic presidential nominee.

Director: Osamu Dezaki
Stars: John DiMaggio, Denise Poirier, Carlos Ferro
Animation | Action | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

In Japan, the vampire-hunter Saya, who is a powerful original, is sent by her liaison with the government, David, posed as a teenage student to the Yokota High School on the eve of ... See full summary »

Director: Hiroyuki Kitakubo
Stars: Yûki Kudô, Saemi Nakamura, Joe Romersa
Gunnm (Video 1993)
Animation | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

This movie takes place in a distant future, and is the story of a the young cyborg Gally, who is found on a scrapheap by the Cyberdoctor Daisuke Ido, who rebuilds her and becomes her ... See full summary »

Directors: Hiroshi Fukutomi, Matt Greenfield
Stars: Miki Itô, Shunsuke Kariya, Kappei Yamaguchi
Animation | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A mysterious man attempts to save "The Dark Side of Tokyo" from the control of a land-hungry corporation.

Directors: Nobuyasu Furukawa, Yoshimichi Furukawa, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Jon Avner, Scott Cargle, Stacia Crawford
Silver Bullet (1985)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A werewolf terrorizes a small city where lives Marty Coslaw, - a paralytic boy - his uncle and his sister - the narrator of the story.

Director: Daniel Attias
Stars: Gary Busey, Everett McGill, Corey Haim
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Andrew Philpot ...
Tsunami Shijo (voice)
Toshihiko Seki ...
Tsunami Shijo (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Masuo Amada ...
Kizaki (voice)
Steve Bulen ...
Kudo (voice)
...
Huang Long (voice)
Julia Fletcher ...
Chen Long (voice) (as Julia DeMita)
...
Takamiya (voice)
Takaya Hashi ...
Kumazawa (voice)
...
Detective Kumazawa (voice)
Hiroya Ishimaru ...
Tenku (voice)
Akira Kamiya ...
Huang Long (voice)
Yasomoto Kasahara ...
Officer #1 (voice)
Seizô Katô ...
Takamiya (Male Form) (voice)
Yasuhiko Kawazu ...
Squad Leader (voice)
Eleanor Joy Lind ...
Additional Voices (voice)
Edit

Storyline

In the near future, the demons prepare for a new assault on earth, which is protected by the guardians, a struggle that has gone on for eons. The dark masters have found ways to release the demon inside humans, and the first victim is Eiji, just at the moment he becomes engaged. He's hidden away in a brothel while the chief demon, Takamiya, assisted by an incestuous brother and sister, Huang and Chen, perfects the process. The earth's guardian, Tsunami, teams with Eiji's fiancée to set up a final confrontation. The earth's fate hangs in the balance. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The Ultimate Clash Between Good And Evil

Genres:

Animation | Fantasy

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Twilight of the Dark Master  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Based on the manga by Saki Okuse. See more »

Quotes

Tsunami Shijo: My heart is at peace. It will not change.
See more »

Connections

References Blade Runner (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

Twilight of the Dark Master
Performed by Typecell
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Rushed
30 January 2008 | by (Hamburg, Germany) – See all my reviews

"Twilight of the Dark Master" tells the story of Eiji who is turned into a monster. A white haired protector tries to defend him and other humans against demons. All in all, the story is too rushed for 46 minutes. Most likely the movie would have been better if it was twice as long. There is little background information, we witness just another clash between good and bad, and the audience's interest in the characters has hardly time to develop. A drug has the power to turn people into monsters, this is hastily explained in a minute, before more heads explode. The characters are at least visually well created, good sounds, the animation is fine, but not top for the 90s (quite a lot of talking without anyone's lips moving). So, you needn't spend a sleepless night if you missed this.


1 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Twilight of the Dark Master (1997) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?