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Roujin Z (1991)

Rôjin Z (original title)
PG-13 | | Animation, Comedy, Drama | April 1996 (USA)
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A compassionate young nurse is determined to help an elderly invalid strapped to a revolutionary health care bed but there are unexpected consequences.

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Hiroyuki Kitakubo
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chisa Yokoyama ... Haruko (voice)
Toni Barry Toni Barry ... Haruko (1994) (voice)
Shinji Ogawa Shinji Ogawa ... Terada (voice)
Allan Wenger Allan Wenger ... Terada (1994) (voice)
Jana Carpenter Jana Carpenter ... Norie (1994) (voice)
Kôji Tsujitani Kôji Tsujitani ... Maeda (voice)
Adam Henderson ... Maeda (1994) (voice)
John Fitzgerald Jay John Fitzgerald Jay ... Hasegawa (1994) (voice)
Chie Satô Chie Satô ... Nobuko (voice) (as Chie Satou)
Ian Thompson Ian Thompson ... Takazawa (1994) (voice)
Barbara Barnes Barbara Barnes ... Nobuko (1994) (voice)
Sean Barrett Sean Barrett ... Ache (1994) (voice)
Blain Fairman ... Ache (1994) (voice) (as Blair Fairman)
Nigel Anthony Nigel Anthony ... Ache (1994) (voice)
Nicolette McKenzie Nicolette McKenzie ... Haru / Nurse (1994) (voice)
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Storyline

An old man is being treated specially by the Department of Health under the so-called Project Z, a special nursing bed with a 6th generation computer on board. When the pain and loneliness of the old man reaches his ex-private nurse, she decides to rescue him from the government's experiment. Thus begins a wild chase through the busy streets of Tokyo as the 6th generation computer begins to have the personality of the old man's ex-wife and as the government's secret project unfolds. Written by Tzung-I Lin <tzung@hugo.att.com>

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old man | nurse | butt | ass | nurse hat | See All (17) »


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Rated PG-13 for language and sexual content | See all certifications »

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Quotes

[repeated line]
Hasegawa: No one messes with the Ministry of Public Welfare!
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References 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) See more »

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Good but not as good as I liked it a few years ago.
16 May 2002 | by NickrjSee all my reviews

An anime story about a nurse and his 70 year old patient. I liked this movie but for me it has lost some of it's freshness over the years. Still it's worth seeing to see Haruko Mishashi and Mr. Takazawa and also the bad guys Terada and Hasegawa.


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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

April 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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1.85 : 1
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