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Black Magic M-66 (1987)

Burakku Majikku M-66 (original title)
Not Rated | | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi | Video 1995
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A freelance reporter discovers that two killer androids are running loose and have a little girl for a kill target.

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Credited cast:
Yû Mizushima ... Richard Leakey (voice)
... Dr. Matthews (voice)
Shinji Ogawa ... Major Arthur (voice)
... Sybel (voice)
Kôzô Shioya ... Paco (voice)
Kazuya Sokabe ... Rico (voice)
Kyôko Tongû ... Nakamura (voice) (as Kyôko Tonomiya)
Masato Tsujimura ... Dr. Slade (voice)
... Roger (voice) (as Noriaki Wakamoto)
... Ferris (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Leonardo Araújo ... Paco (voice) (as Leonardo Ardujo)
... Rico (voice)
... Matthews / Soldier (voice)
... Crash Site Officer 5 / Soldier Insulted by Ferris / Building Soldier 1 (voice) (as Stevie Beeline)
Marvyn Byrkett ... Sign Soldier's Superior (voice) (as Sonny Byrkett)
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A freelance reporter stumbles on a desperate military operation. An army chopper has crashed and its cargo has been activated. Now there are two killer androids running loose in the wilderness and have the daughter of their inventor as their target. Can the army stop them or can the reporter reach the little girl before the droids do? Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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In the last few minutes of the OAV, Sybil can be found wearing an Apple Seed shirt, clearly a reference to one of Shirow's other works. See more »

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Sybil's name is consistently misspelled as "Shebel" on her shirt pocket. See more »

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Referenced in Tenchi the Movie - Tenchi Muyo in Love (1996) See more »

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Lyrics by Takao Abe
Music by Kengo Kurozumi
Arranged by Masamichi Amano
Vocals by Yûki Kitahara
Courtesy of Toshiba EMI
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Great little action anime - It's MaGiC
21 December 2005 | by See all my reviews

This is a real gem, 50 minutes of pure joy and brain-massage, ahhhh.

In a nutshell, it's Terminator gone animated, with a cutesy cast and some great fights with the killer robots - keep your overblown plots and twists which don't make sense, this is what entertainment is all about. Military VS murder machines, what a result! If nothing else, watch this once for those few scenes - some of the best sci-fi combat I've seen on any medium.

Although it's a only a short-film, there's nothing to really go wrong and the pace is so fast that you're too busy enjoying the ride to get nitpicky.

If you like sci-fi anime, Masamune Shirow or wearing a smile then this is headed for your DVD collection.


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