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Appleseed (1988)

Appurushîdo (original title)
Not Rated | | Animation, Action, Crime | Video 20 October 1993
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In a vast futuristic city, built on the ashes of the third world war, a police officer and her cyborg partner fight terrorism.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Dunan (voice)
... Bularios (voice)
... Athena (voice)
... Karon (voice)
Mayumi Shô ... Hitomi (voice)
Nobuo Iwamoto ... AJ (voice)
Kumiko Takizawa ... Nike (voice)
... Yoshi (voice)
Tamio Ohki ... Nereus (voice)
... Fleia (voice)
Yuzuru Fujimoto ... Bronx (voice)
Masayuki Omoro ... Anchor (voice)
... Cop (voice)
Kenichi Ono ... Cop (voice)
Yôsuke Akimoto ... Newsman (voice)
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Officer Deunan Knute and her cyborg partner Briaros Hecatonchires must prevent terrorists from gaining control of the Olympus city computer and causing massive chaos. As they fight to stop the terrorists and preserve their society, the question of who is actually in the right--their society, or the "terrorists"--continues to arise. Written by Christopher E. Meadows <cmeadows@nyx.cs.du.edu>

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There is a Super Famicom video game released in Japan in August 26, 1994 called: Appurushido: Purometeusu no Shintaku (Appleseed: Oracle of Prometheus). See more »

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The grave that has flowers on it says "Christpher" when it should say "Christopher". See more »

Quotes

Deunan: I'm going to investigation.
Brialeos Hecatombcales: Huh? You can't be serious! What for?
Deunan: Cuz, I wanna find this son of a bitch and kill em!
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Not as good as the manga..no Snake Pliskin..COUGH!
15 June 2007 | by See all my reviews

Pretty decent for his early work and no Kokaku Kidotai without it, and gets an 2 points extra for the easter eggs. For Shirow definitely a rung in the ladder. I am biased as a Shirow fan but this was a big step from Dirty Pair which was what I knew of him. Violent fun with a porno soundtrack! You cannot help but notice that. I know people appreciate him for Ghost in the Shell..but all of the deep spiritual overtones were dealt with in Appleseed. ESWAT killing terrorists, the struggle for humans to stay viable as bioroids phase them out, and Deunan staying thin despite her intake of junk food. Definitely like the characters even the traitor..and I do not know why.


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