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Devilman (2004)
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Based on Gô Nagai's manga, about mild-mannered teenager Akira Fudô, who merges with a demon to fight other demons.

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Hisato Izaki ...
Yûsuke Izaki ...
Ayana Sakai ...
Asuka Shibuya ...
Mîko
Ryûdô Uzaki ...
Keisuke Makimura (Miki's father)
Yôko Aki ...
Emi Makimura (Miki's mother)
Ai Tominaga ...
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The weak teenager Akira Fudô has been protected by his best friend Ryô Asuka since they were children. When Akira's parents die in an accident, the family Makimura brings him to live with them, and Akira falls in love for the gorgeous Miki Makimura. When the father of Ryô accidentally opens a gate to hell in Antarctica, demons are released, merging with humans to survive. Akira hosts Aman and becomes Devilman but keeping his humanity while Ryô hosts Satan. The hysteria and panic replaces reason and mankind initiates a war against the demons, but destroying also themselves. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Budget:

JPY 5,200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$249,122 (Japan) (8 October 2004)

Gross:

$953,757 (Japan) (22 October 2004)
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Damn better than the anime!
13 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Thank god the finished the story I had been waiting 10 years to see, and they pulled no punches! This isn't a fairy tale, or a farce, this is hardcore, non relenting story and action combined with a lesson on how imbecilic human nature can be. Some of the fights were confusing, and it did look like TV production, but all that is overlooked simply because it does not matter. This is a very good adaptation, and it wasn't a complete retelling of the story. There were twists and turns, and not the ending you would expect... See this movie, it's worth whatever you spend on it. I would have to say it stands next to Crying Freeman as one of the best Manga to Movie adaptations currently available.


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