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Yûsaku Hanakuma (manga "Tôkyô zonbi")
Sakichi Satô (screenplay)
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Release Date:
10 December 2005 (Japan) See more »
A horror-comedy manga feature about two blue-collar factory workers (who happen to be jiu-jitsu experts) dealing with a ravenous, flesh-eating zombie uprising in Tokyo. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Tadanobu Asano ... Fujio
Shô Aikawa ... Mitsuo
Erika Okuda ... Yoko
Arata Furuta ... Ishihara
Hina Matsuoka ... Fumiyo
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Patrick Aghajanian ... Yotchan (voice: English version)
Kira Buckland ... Yukarin (voice: English version)
Kelly Green ... Matsu (voice: English version)
Satoshi Hashimoto ... Dongaira

Kyle Hebert ... Ishihara (voice: English version)
Kazuya Kakuta ... Zombie
Takuya Kakuta ... Zombie
Lauren Landa ... Yoko (voice: English version)

Shelby Lindley ... Fumiyo (voice: English version)
Mike McFarland ... Ma-san (voice: English version)
Jonathan Meza ... Gori (voice: English version)
Marianne Miller ... Hiro (voice: English version)
Masaki Miura ... Maasan's Army
Yoshiyuki Morishita ... Zombie
Yasuhi Nakamura ... Yocchan
Taishin Ohtsuka
Patrick Seitz ... Fujio (voice: English version)
Christopher Corey Smith ... Mitsuo (voice: English version) (as Chris Kent)
Harumi Sone ... Maasan
Melodee Spevack ... Kiku (voice: English version) (as Melodee M. Spevack)
Maria Takagi ... Yocchan's sister
Kaiji Tang ... Akiyama / Prince (voice: English version)

Mitsuki Tanimura ... Yukarin
Kirk Thornton ... Don Gaira (voice: English version)
Kazuo Umezu ... Akiyama / Prince
Hiroshi Yamamoto

Directed by
Sakichi Satô 
Writing credits
Yûsaku Hanakuma (manga "Tôkyô zonbi")

Sakichi Satô (screenplay)

Produced by
Yusaku Toyoshima .... producer
Haruo Umekawa .... producer
Original Music by
Hiroshi Futami 
Cinematography by
Isao Ishii 
Film Editing by
Yasushi Shimamura 
Production Design by
Hisao Inagaki 
Costume Design by
Michiko Kitamura 
Makeup Department
Yûichi Matsui .... special makeup effects artist
Sound Department
Masashi Furuya .... sound
Jillinda Palmer .... sound editor (english version)
Kenji Shibasaki .... sound effects editor
Visual Effects by
Atsushi Doi .... visual effects supervisor
Animation Department
Ben Hibon .... animation director

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Also Known As:
"Tôkyô zonbi" - Japan (original title)
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Japan:103 min
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1 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Scary Monsters, 8 April 2009
Author: valis1949 from United States

TOKYO ZOMBIE is an oddball 'Buddy Flic' within 'The Genre Of The Undead". Director, Sakichi Sato, who is probably best known for playing Charlie Brown in Quentin Tarantino's 2003 film KILL BILL:VOL. I, has crafted a horror film of equal parts buffoonery and blood. Whatever ironic elements that were inherent to classic Horror are ramped up and played as belly laughs. SHAWN OF THE DEAD is certainly a prime example of this trend. Tadanobu Asano is a highly regarded Japanese model and film star, and plays Fujio,the fright-wig wearing half of the dimwitted duo. Asano is better known for his more serious roles, yet is able to deliver the laughs as required. However, both lead roles remain sketchy, and the film strives for more character development in the second half of the movie, but doesn't go far enough. TOKYO ZOMBIE will probably best be appreciated by aficionados of contemporary Japanese art films, while the majority of viewers will be left in the dark.

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