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Goku Midnight Eye 

Midnight Eye: Gokû (original title)
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Cyberpunk anime OVA about an ex-cop turned private eye who uses his bionic eye that can hack into any computer system in the world and his mechanical quarterstaff that also serves as a laser weapon to take on crime.
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Series cast summary:
Juji Matsuda Juji Matsuda ...  Goku 2 episodes, 1989
Norio Wakamoto ...  Genji 2 episodes, 1989
Daisuke Gôri Daisuke Gôri ...  Ryu 2 episodes, 1989
Ichirô Nagai ...  Yamazaki 2 episodes, 1989
Takeshi Aono ...  Won 2 episodes, 1989
Issei Futamata ...  Isozaki 2 episodes, 1989
Kimie Hantani Kimie Hantani ...  Victim 2 episodes, 1989
Masato Hirano Masato Hirano ...  Tech 2 episodes, 1989
Kazumi Tanaka Kazumi Tanaka ...  Agent 2 episodes, 1989
Kôji Totani ...  Thug 2 episodes, 1989
Yoshio Kawai Yoshio Kawai ...  Thug 2 episodes, 1989
Jeff Harding ...  Goku / ... 2 episodes, 1989
Helene Kvale ...  Yoshiko / ... 2 episodes, 1989
William Roberts ...  Zenzo / ... 2 episodes, 1989
John Bull John Bull ...  Ryu (Manga UK dub) 2 episodes, 1989
Hiroshi Kobayashi Hiroshi Kobayashi ...  Col. Kadoma Zenzoh 2 episodes, 1989
Stuart Milligan ...  Isozaki (Manga UK dub) 2 episodes, 1989
Kôichi Yamadera ...  Medical Examiner 2 episodes, 1989
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Episode 1: In the near future of 2014, Goku, a former police detective turned private eye, is investigating a mysterious string of apparent suicides of a special police unit investigating a ruthless weapons merchant. In his aggressive style, Goku almost joins that list, but he mysteriously survives and receives a cybernetic eye by parties unknown that can literally control any computer in the world. Now, he has a score to settle and is armed with what he needs to accomplish that. Episode 2: A desperate woman hires Goku to stop her brother, a nearly indestructible and increasingly unhinged supersoldier bent on revenge through rampage. Goku learns that the supersoldier was an unwilling guinea pig in a secret military experiment conducted by his father, a sadistic army general with getup quite similar to Street Fighter's M. Bison. However, all this is just the tip of the iceberg of dark family secrets in this extremely dysfunctional family. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Japanese

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18 July 2000 (USA) See more »

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Based on a manga series by Buichi Terasawa See more »

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Featured in Mean & Mercenary (1999) See more »

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Fighting in the Danger
Performed by Yuki Katsuragi.
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underrated mini anime series of the 80s
27 January 2017 | by phanthingaSee all my reviews

So Goku:Midnight eye is an anime mini series directed by Yoshiaki Kawajiri one again a great anime series that not many people ever heard of it.The anime itself is a mix between his early work Wicked City and Batman.The series following a man named Goku, a former police detective turned private investigating strange and bizarre criminal case in a futuristic Tokyo,a place where anybody can be a half human half robot.After losing his left eye in a case Goku find out someone had replaced his left eye with a computer terminal that can control computers all over the world with a staff that can changing shape and shoot laser beam.This is a very awesome anime series with a interesting plot,good hand drawing animation and a badass main character.I find myself very enjoy this short anime series but the problem is it too short,many thing has not yet been discovered like what is the main reason behind the man that give Goku his left eye and the staff.It such a shame because this is just a two episode anime mini series


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