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009-1: The End of the Beginning (2013)

Marking the 75th anniversary of his birth, Shotaro Ishinomori's classic spy heroine manga "009-1" has been adapted into a live-action motion picture for the first time ever.

Director:

Koichi Sakamoto (as Kôichi Sakamoto)

Writers:

Shôtarô Ishinomori (manga), Keiichi Hasegawa (as Kei'ichi Hasegawa)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mayuko Iwasa Mayuko Iwasa ... Cyborg 009-1
Minehiro Kinomoto Minehiro Kinomoto ... Chris
Nao Nagasawa Nao Nagasawa ... Mother
Mao Ichimichi Mao Ichimichi ... Cherise
Aya Sugimoto Aya Sugimoto ... Dr. Klein
Hirotarô Honda Hirotarô Honda
Naoto Takenaka ... 020, Boss of Agent 009-1
Ryôhei Abe Ryôhei Abe ... Stinger
Shizuka Midorikawa Shizuka Midorikawa ... Butterfly
Kazutoshi Yokoyama Kazutoshi Yokoyama ... SMA Officer
Mami Abe ... 020's Secretary
Sanae Hitomi Sanae Hitomi ... Eastern Bloc Agent #1
Ayumi Shimozono Ayumi Shimozono ... Eastern Bloc Agent #2
Minami Tsukui Minami Tsukui ... Eastern Bloc Agent #3
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Storyline

In 20xx, the world is divided into two powers: the Western Block and the Eastern Block. Serving as a border zone between the two is "J-Country." As such, it is used as a battleground for the two sides in their never-ending conflict. Mylene, an undercover agent from the western block, has been hiding out in J-Country. While investigating human trafficking, she meets a young man named Chris. Mylene finds herself attracted to Chris and after completing her mission and returning to headquarters she is unable to keep him out of her mind. "Recover Dr. Klein and see to her protection!" is the newest mission assigned to Mylene from the 00 agency. Abducted by the Eastern Block, Dr. Klein was in charge of the Faust Project and the technology that made Mylene into a cyborg. During the briefing for the mission she puzzles over a name that sparks memories buried within her cyborg mind. "Recover Dr. Klein and see to her protection!" is the newest mission assigned to Mylene from the 00 ... Written by Nikkatsu Corporation

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

7 September 2013 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

009 See more »

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Trivia

009/1 aka 009-1 is actually vocally pronounced as "Zero Zero Nine - One". See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Cyborg 009-1: [narrating] The world is divided. A Western Bloc, and an Eastern Block. These superpowers, locked in cold war, face off across a Pacific border zone: J-Country. Once a global economic force, goods shortages and income inequality have worsened together with political, religious, and ethnic crises, creating an underground economy. The balance of power between East and West rests on information gathered by spies in J-Country.
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Entertaining action-drama
9 November 2016 | by grantssSee all my reviews

It is some time in the future and a new world order has emerged, pitting the Western Block against the Eastern Block. J-Country is the border between the two powers. Mylene Hoffman is an undercover agent for the Western Block. She is also a cyborg, 009-1. She is good at her job, eliminating many of the West's enemies. However, while under her protection, her creator, Dr Klein, is kidnapped. Her employer blames 009-1 and suspends her. She doesn't take this well...

Reasonably entertaining sci fi action-drama. Pretty basic storyline, though with enough twists and turns to keep you interested.

Main focus, of course, is on the action scenes, and they come thick and fast. I'm generally not into action movies - they tend to be very formulaic and their action scenes unoriginal - but this seemed different and kept me interested.

One reason my concentration was maintained was due to Mayuko Iwasa starring as 009-1. She is great on the eyes and definitely makes the movie more watchable than it otherwise would have been.


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