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Cyber City Oedo 808 

Saibâ shiti Oedo 808 (original title)
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 »
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Cast

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
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Storyline

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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Country:

Japan

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Japanese | English

Release Date:

1990 (Japan) See more »

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Runtime:

(3 x 40 minutes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Cyber City Oeda 808 is used in the music video "Innocence" for the Dubstep/Drum and Bass group "Nero". See more »

Quotes

Gogul: It's your turn now, soldier boy. How do you fancy your chances? Your machine was pretty good, but a limp dick pen-pusher like you, not so good. Normally I'd be too tired to bother killing you, but see I owe you one for Sara's death.
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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 »

Connections

Featured in Nero: Innocence (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Burning World
Performed by Hidemi Miura
Courtesy of King Records
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Great anime action!
26 August 2007 | by cobra31See all my reviews

I'll try not to repeat what previous reviewers have already stated but I agree strongly with much of their content. This is absolute classic anime and is not surprising given that it's made by the same guy who did Lensman, Ninja Scroll, Vampire Hunter Bloodlust.

It looks great and there's some great animation even though it perhaps looks slightly dated compared to modern day anime (it was made in 1990!!!). The stories are very sci-fi and you can see a lot of influences from 80s sci-fi cinema in there.

There are some great sci-fi ideas in there as well some very imaginative fight scenes(eat your heart out Jackie Chan).

If someone asked me to cite a definition of a classic Japanese anime, then this would be right up there.

I watched the dubbed English version which, whilst slightly over the top, is probably better than watching the subtitled version by all accounts.

It's a shame that there isn't more anime like this as I feel there is a lot of anime that isn't worth a second look.

If you're vaguely into this sort of thing, then it's definitely worth a look. Have fun!


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