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Death Trance (2005)

Desu toransu (original title)
An unknown time. An unknown place. Without reasons. With no future. His only desire is... Destruction! Death Trance combines the themes of good versus evil, and the awakening of an unlikely... See full summary »

Director:

Yûji Shimomura

Writers:

Jun'ya Katô (screenplay) (as Jyunya Kato), Shinichi Fujita (screenplay) (as Sinichi Fujita) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tak Sakaguchi ... Grave
Takamasa Suga Takamasa Suga ... Ryuen
Kentaro Seagal Kentaro Seagal ... Sid
Yûki Takeuchi Yûki Takeuchi ... Yuri (as Yuhki Takeuchi)
Ben Hiura Ben Hiura ... Archbishop
Honoka Asada Honoka Asada ... Girl
Yôko Fujita Yôko Fujita ... Goddess of Destruction
Osamu Takahashi Osamu Takahashi ... Master
Chuck Johnson ... Muscleman
Kei Sasegawa Kei Sasegawa ... Capoeira User (as Kei Hasegawa)
Masumi Shirai Masumi Shirai ... Sword-Wielding Sister (Left)
Mie Nakao Mie Nakao ... Sword-Wielding Sister (Right)
Masaki Inatome Masaki Inatome ... Ninja A / Flying Vampire 01
Hitoshi Fukushima Hitoshi Fukushima ... Ninja B
Naohiro Kawamoto Naohiro Kawamoto ... Flying Vampire 02
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Storyline

An unknown time. An unknown place. Without reasons. With no future. His only desire is... Destruction! Death Trance combines the themes of good versus evil, and the awakening of an unlikely hero with ultra-kinetic action to create the "action" spectacle of the year! Written by Anonymous

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An unknown time. An unknown place. Without reasons. With no future. His only desire is... Destruction! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

Japan | USA

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

20 May 2006 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Death Trance See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Fever Dreams, Media Suits See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.95:1
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Trivia

Japanese metal band Dir en Grey provided the soundtrack for the film. See more »

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The credits are shown in both English and Japanese. See more »

Connections

References Urotsukidoji: Legend of the Overfiend (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

The IIID Empire
Performed by Dir en Grey
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Just saw the movie
26 September 2006 | by kbynum99See all my reviews

It was good in the sense that it kept you interested somewhat because you are watching it to figure out what in the world is going on. There is no plot, there is no reasoning to what and why things are going on. You don't know what era you're in and you don't know who the characters are and where they are from or why they are there. The movie is a mix of everything. But there is a lot of action but it's nothing to be excited about. You won't love it neither will you hate it, but its a watchable movie. In terms of setting it is almost like Lord of the Rings being that it takes place in a forest but with swords and swords that shoot like guns and one person had a motorbike. The best way I can describe this movie is Lord of the Rings meets Inuyasha meets Zombies meets Vampires, meets Samurai Jack gone completely wrong. LOL, hope that helps!


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