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Cyber City Oedo 808 

Saibâ shiti Oedo 808 (original title)
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In the city of Oedo 2808 A.D., three Cyber criminals are given two choices, to either rot in jail or to join a special force of the Cyber Police to get possibly one more chance at freedom ... See full summary »









Series cast summary:
Hiroya Ishimaru ...  Sengoku 3 episodes, 1990
Stuart Milligan ...  Sengoku 3 episodes, 1990
Tesshô Genda ...  Gogul 3 episodes, 1990
Sean Barrett Sean Barrett ...  Gogul 3 episodes, 1990
Kaneto Shiozawa ...  Benten 3 episodes, 1990
Daniel Flynn ...  Benten 3 episodes, 1990
Norio Wakamoto ...  Hasegawa 3 episodes, 1990
Bob Sherman Bob Sherman ...  Hasegawa 3 episodes, 1990
Kyôsei Tsukui Kyôsei Tsukui ...  Varsus 3 episodes, 1990
Nigel Greaves Nigel Greaves ...  Varsus 3 episodes, 1990
Takeshi Aono ...  Dave 3 episodes, 1990
Marc Smith ...  Dave / ... 3 episodes, 1990
Rin Mizuhara Rin Mizuhara ...  Kelley / ... 3 episodes, 1990
Mitsuko Horie Mitsuko Horie ...  Kyoko 3 episodes, 1990
Emi Shinohara ...  Remi / ... 3 episodes, 1990
Unshô Ishizuka ...  Saionji / ... 3 episodes, 1990
Yoshiko Sakakibara ...  Sarah / ... 3 episodes, 1990
Kotono Mitsuishi ...  Woman / ... 3 episodes, 1990
Banjô Ginga Banjô Ginga ...  Kazuo / ... 3 episodes, 1990
Hitoshi Horimoto Hitoshi Horimoto ...  Soldier B / ... 3 episodes, 1990
Hirohiko Kakegawa Hirohiko Kakegawa ...  Captain / ... 3 episodes, 1990
Akihiro Masuda Akihiro Masuda ...  Soldier A / ... 3 episodes, 1990
Hideyuki Umezu Hideyuki Umezu ...  Ichiro / ... 3 episodes, 1990


In the city of Oedo 2808 A.D., three Cyber criminals are given two choices, to either rot in jail or to join a special force of the Cyber Police to get possibly one more chance at freedom ever again. For each criminal apprehended, and for each successful mission done, the state will agree to reduce their sentences. Lead by Hasegawa, the new recruits: Sengoku, Gogul, and Benton will bring some hard justice to Oedo and possibly taste freedom again. Written by CrassActionHero

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A hardcore cyberpunk classic.


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The original rock-centric 23 track score composed by Rory McFarlane not present on the US or Japanese versions combines rock, electronica and ambient styles. Because of the more charged nature of the music in the UK edition score it is considered to be better suited to the ultra violent, dark and stylish atmosphere of the anime than the original, more pop like, Japanese score. Due to Manga Entertainment, UK losing the rights to the Cyber City series this edition of the score is unavailable on western DVD releases and remains available only on the old VHS versions from the mid nineties. See more »


Kyoko (1994): Hey tell you what, why don't you buy me dinner?
Sengoku: Because I'm tired and pissed off, and you're a cop and I'm a con, and because it's raining and I forgot my umbrella, and most of all I'm broke.
Kyoko (1994): I'll take that as a yes then and see you at half eight!
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Alternate Versions

When initially released on VHS, the English dub had an entirely new score composed by Rory McFarlane. This score was replaced with the original Japanese score when it was released on DVD. See more »


References The Running Man (1987) See more »


I May Be In Love With You
Performed by Hidemi Miura
Courtesy of King Records
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Underrated Classic OVA
27 March 2008 | by screwtape83See all my reviews

I first saw this on Channel 4 (UK) when it was aired here in 1994/5 and I was blown away, one of the reasons was the amazing Rory Mcfarlane UK edition alternative rock and electronica score which fit it perfectly.

Unfrotunatly not nearly enough people, let alone anime fans themselves have even heard of this which is a shame. Im no die hard anime fan who watches all these new random animes but i do like a well produced one and the guy who created this created Ninja Scroll (which i also have)! Its a very well realized, animated, written OVA although its short with only three episodes, its very sweet. I highly recommend this for any anime and cyberpunk fan who wants to see where cyberpunk began and was at it best.

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Release Date:

1990 (Japan) See more »

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(3 x 40 minutes)

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1.33 : 1
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