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Cutie Honey: Live Action (2004)

Kyûtî Hanî (original title)
The adventure of Cutie Honey, a super heroine who can transform into anything using her necklace to switch on and say "Honey Flash!".

Director:

Hideaki Anno

Writers:

Hideaki Anno (screenplay), Rumi Takahashi (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eriko Satô Eriko Satô ... Honey Kisaragi / Cutie Honey
Mikako Ichikawa Mikako Ichikawa ... Natsuko Aki
Jun Murakami ... Seiji Hayami
Mitsuhiro Oikawa Mitsuhiro Oikawa ... Black Claw
Hairi Katagiri Hairi Katagiri ... Gold Claw
Sie Kohinata Sie Kohinata ... Cobalt Claw / Rinko Terada
Mayumi Shintani Mayumi Shintani ... Scarlet Claw
Ryo Kase ... Todoroki (as Ryô Kase)
Ryô Iwamatsu Ryô Iwamatsu ... Goki
Suzuki Matsuo Suzuki Matsuo ... Head Supervisor
Kyûsaku Shimada ... Police Manager
Ryûhei Matsuda ... NSA Client
Masaki Kyômoto ... Ryo Utsugi
Hideko Yoshida Hideko Yoshida ... Kyoko Onitani
Tôru Tezuka Tôru Tezuka ... Butler (as Tooru Tezuka)
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The adventure of Cutie Honey, a super heroine who can transform into anything using her necklace to switch on and say "Honey Flash!".

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Super cute and super fun.


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Official Sites:

GAINAX [Japan]

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

29 May 2004 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Cutie Honey: Live Action See more »

Company Credits

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Gainax, WOWOW See more »
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Trivia

Cutey Honey's creator, Go Nagai, has a cameo as the man sitting in the car Honey lands on after being thrown from the twister. See more »

Goofs

The very prominent mustache of Sister Jill's right hand man is fake - in close up's you can clearly see the tape holding it to his upper lip. See more »

Crazy Credits

Outtakes and footage of the actors goofing off are shown during the credits. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Anime Abandon: New Cutey Honey (2013) See more »

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Only watch if you can just let it go.
7 April 2005 | by flipmonkeySee all my reviews

Not to degrade the movie, but if you can't get over a "Power Rangers" feel, then pass this title by. However, if you enjoy humor, weird costumes, crazy action, and insane levels of Cuteness, then this may be the movie for you. Based on an old anime (manga too?) by Go Nagai, this live action version is quite amazingly a live action anime. I was never a huge fan of the original animation, but this move almost makes me want to go back and recheck it out. The movie is fast-paced, and action-oriented. It has decent character development (but don't look for anything too deep) and best of all, it was just silly. If it weren't for that last factor, the movie would have completely sapped an hour an a half from my life. The cast was great, considering the roles, but the thing that stands out is the way they were able to combine the live action with a very cartoony style (watch as Honey dodges all those missiles in the beginning, it a whole new style on it's own.) It was very entertaining, and it was definitely an example of camp gone right.


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