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K-20: The Fiend with Twenty Faces (2008)
"K-20: Kaijin nijû mensô den" (original title)

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Set in a fictional Japanese city in 1949, a master criminal hones in on his latest victim.

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Heikichi Endo
Takako Matsu ...
Yoko Hashiba
Tôru Nakamura ...
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Ryôhei Abe
Kanata Hongô ...
Yoshio Kobayashi
Yuki Imai ...
Shinsuke
Takeshi Kaga ...
Mysterious Gentleman
Jun Kaname
Hana Kino
Fumiyo Kohinata
Jun Kunimura ...
Genji
Kazuyoshi Kushida
Tôru Masuoka ...
Inspector Namikoshi
Yutaka Matsushige
Ayumu Saitô
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Set in a fictional Japanese city in 1949, a master criminal hones in on his latest victim.

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Entertaining and Fun
21 September 2010 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This is possibly the first Japanese movie I have seen that isn't anime and I was very happy with it. I really enjoyed the story that is basically a Japanese version of a Marvel superhero movie. The movie felt like an anime made into a live action film. It was really funny, there was plenty of action and drama and it had a solid story with a great twist.

The special effects and 3D graphics were fantastic and much better than I expected. I didn't think it looked tacky or fake. It is a high quality movie. The characters were really likable and the soundtrack really added to the movie.

For the parents out there, it had a bit of violence, a couple (2-3) of swear words and a couple of sexual references but overall it was very mild compared to most movies out today. It was refreshing to see such a clean movie that I would be happy for my kids (probably age 10+) to watch.

Overall it was very entertaining and I would highly recommend it to everyone.


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