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Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie (1994)

Sutorîto Faitâ II gekijô-ban (original title)
Bison, the ruthless leader of the international terrorist organization Shadowlaw, has been desperately searching for the greatest fighter on the planet for years. He finds it in Ryu, a ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Ryû (voice)
Kenji Haga ... Ken (voice)
... Chun-Li (voice)
... Guile (voice)
Masakatsu Funaki ... Fei Long (voice)
Ginzô Matsuo ... Deejay (voice)
Shôzô Îzuka ... T. Hawk (voice)
Yôko Sasaki ... Cammy (voice)
Daisuke Gôri ... Honda (voice)
Yukimasa Kishino ... Dhalsim (voice)
Unshô Ishizuka ... Blanka (voice)
Tetsuo Kanao ... Zangief (voice)
Chikao Ohtsuka ... Scientist (voice)
... Balrog (voice)
Shigezô Sasaoka ... Sagat (voice)
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Bison, the ruthless leader of the international terrorist organization Shadowlaw, has been desperately searching for the greatest fighter on the planet for years. He finds it in Ryu, a young wanderer who never stays in one place long enough for Bison to find him. He does, however, get a fix on Ken Masters, an American martial arts champion who studied with Ryu as a child under the same master. Meanwhile, Major Guile of the United States Army is forced to team up with Chun Li from China in hopes of apprehending Bison and putting a stop his international ring of crime. Written by Spaz <junebug2@texas.net>

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The ultimate anime fighter, uncut & unleashed!


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Rated PG-13 for non-stop animated martial arts violence | See all certifications »

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16 January 1996 (USA)  »

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Trivia

It is mentioned that the President of America's name is Ed Pressman. Ed Pressman is the producer of the American Live action adaptation of Street fighter, starring Jean Claude Van Damme. See more »

Goofs

The spelling of Interpol as "Interpole" in one of the captions. See more »

Quotes

Vega: My hobby is to slowly peel the skin off the rabbits I catch, especially cute little bunnies like you. And my friend here is thirsty for blood.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the ending credits of the Japanese cut is a title card reading "COMING IN SPRING 1995 / JEAN CLAUDE VAN DAMME / RAUL JULIA / STREET FIGHTER / Directed by Steven E. de Souza / NOW FILMING IN HOLLYWOOD" See more »

Connections

Referenced in Dairantou sumasshu burazâzu for Wii U (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Ultra
Written by Mark Durante, En Esch, Sascha Konietzko, Gunter
Schultz, Cris Shepard & Raymond Watos
Performed by KMFDM
Produced by KMFDM
Published by KMFDM Enterprises U.S. (BMI)
Courtesy of Wax Trax! Records/TVT Records
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Pure Street fighting action, dag nammit! HADOKEN !
28 June 2003 | by See all my reviews

Street fighter the animated movie is a well animated fight fest that serves as a superior companion piece to the revolutionary fighting game on which this anime is based .

Its silly plot is full of holes and would make little sense to a non street fighter fan but not to worry, the story is merely an excuse for street fighter characters to dragon punch and shin kick the hell out of each other, and its in this department that the film delivers on a huge scale.

The battles that these characters have are truly incredible to watch! Well thought out, well animated and just astounding to gawk at, they work just as well as the best live action fight sequences out there. The two stand out fights are a masterfully executed battle between Chun li and Vega that will make your jaw drop and the final climatic battle of the film which wraps everything up in an adrenalin pumping fashion .The animated fighting on display here more than makes up for the films faults like its annoyingly slow establishing shots that seem to go on forever.

Street fighter the animated movie is first-rate animated action that does its source material justice and allows you to contemplate on how good that garbage live action version could have been.

Knowledge gives this : 4 out of 5 (It makes me want to throw fireballs baby!)


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