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20 May 2006 (Japan) See more »
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An unknown time. An unknown place. Without reasons. With no future. His only desire is... Destruction!
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Tak Sakaguchi ... Grave / Coffin Man
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Honoka Asada ... Girl
Lynn Fischer ... Yuri
Yôko Fujita ... Goddess of destruction
Ben Hiura ... Archbishop

Chuck Johnson ... Muscleman
Henry Joseph ... Big Knife
Chris Kent ... Sid

Michael McConnohie ... Archbishop
Adam Nagata ... Robber
Kentaro Seagal ... Sid
Takamasa Suga ... Ryuen
Osamu Takahashi ... Master
Yûki Takeuchi ... Yuri
Kirk Thornton ... Grave

Hiroko Yashiki

Mela Lee ... Girl (voice: English version) (uncredited)

Directed by
Yûji Shimomura 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Seiji Chiba 
Shinichi Fujita  screenplay (as Shin'ichi Fujita)
Jun'ya Katô 
Yûji Shimomura 

Produced by
Yoshinori Chiba .... executive producer
Yoshinori Chiba .... producer
Yoko Hayama .... producer
Kumi Kobata .... executive producer
Kana Takeuchi .... producer
 
Original Music by
Rui Ogawa 
 
Cinematography by
Shinichi Fujita  (as Shin'ichi Fujita)
 
Film Editing by
Shinichi Fujita  (as Shin'ichi Fujita)
 
Costume Design by
Kana Takeuchi 
 
Makeup Department
Kakusei Fujiwara .... special makeup effects artist
Sôichi Umezawa .... special makeup effects artist
 
Sound Department
Marco Bustos .... sound re-recording mixer
Kevin Patzelt .... adr mixer
Kevin Patzelt .... dialogue editor
 
Stunts
Naohiro Kawamoto .... stunts
Kensuke Sonomura .... stunts
Kazunori Yajima .... stunt double
Hiroyuki Yoshida .... utility stunts
 
Editorial Department
David Beinlich .... post-production coordinator
Christian Alexander Moran .... post-production coordinator
 
Music Department
Dir en Grey .... composer: songs "Deity", "The IIID Empire", "Increase Blue" and "Clever Sleazoid"
 
Other crew
Gô Ohara .... action director
Tak Sakaguchi .... action director
 

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Rated R for violence
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References Chôjin densetsu Urotsukidôji (1989) (V)See more »

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7 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Visually stunning movie..., 9 March 2007
Author: Melinda Elsing from United States

I think this movie was really great. First of all, unlike the previous comment, I love both Versus and Death Trance. Unlike him I realize Death Trance is NOT Versus 2, it is a completely different movie with its own plot, which I found highly interesting. Both are action movies and both contain unique plots, but in Death Trance there is not nearly as much gore.

The thing that hooked me was the visuals of this movie. It is highly stylized. The costumes especially are amazing. And yes, there is also a ton of action but not much gore, which I guess if that is all you are looking for don't check this movie out.

I really don't want to give anything away because I think it is definitely worth checking out. So if you like an interesting story line, some over-the-top action (minus ungodly amounts of blood), amazing visuals, an obscenely awesome soundtrack (it's all Dir en Grey-good stuff), and one hardcore actor (haha, what can I say, Tak Sakaguchi is bad ass) then you should probably get a hold of this film. enjoy ;)

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